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    D’Tigers to battle Mali, Rwanda, Algeria for 2021 Afrobasket ticket

D’Tigers to battle Mali, Rwanda, Algeria for 2021 Afrobasket ticket

D'Tigers will slug it out in Group D alongside Mali, Rwanda and Algeria for a place in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Championship.The Nigerian basketball senior men national team will begin the qualification campaign between November 23 to December 1, 2020, at venues yet to be determined by FIBA Africa.The Olympic Games bound squad had narrowly lost the 2017 title to Tunisia, the [...]

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    Romero, Man United goalkeeper, escapes injury after car crash

Romero, Man United goalkeeper, escapes injury after car crash

Sergio Romero, Manchester United second-choice goalkeeper, on Monday, escaped unhurt after crashing his car near the club's Carrington training ground.The 32-year-old Argentine shot stopper was said to have smashed his Lamborghini supercar -- worth £170,000 -- on the Carrington Spur road through Ashton, very close to the Reds’ training ground.Photos and videos have also surfaced across social media platforms of Romero's [...]

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    Akpeyi, Osimhen, Mikel… TheCable’s team of the week

Akpeyi, Osimhen, Mikel… TheCable’s team of the week

Many Nigerian players were in action for their respective clubs over the weekend - some impressed, others flopped, and many were lost in the activities.Here are the top performers who made TheCable's team of the week.Daniel AkpeyiChiefs picked up a 1-1 draw at Black Leopards thanks to the number one keeper who produced series of smart saves.Shehu AbdullahiIf [...]

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    Mele Kyari highlights importance of sports as he rewards winners of NNPC tournament

Mele Kyari highlights importance of sports as he rewards winners of NNPC tournament

Mele Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says staff of the corporation can’t deliver except they are physically and mentally happy. Kyari made this remark at the closing ceremony of the 12th edition of the NNPC Sports Fiesta held at the Chevron recreational centre in Lagos.Kyari said he has identified physical and mental fitness as the [...]

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    Liverpool beat Man United to establish 16-point lead

Liverpool beat Man United to establish 16-point lead

Liverpool defeated Manchester United 2-0 at Anfield to extend their lead at the top of the English Premier League table to 16 points ahead of Manchester City -- and with a game in hand.It was a commanding display from Jurgen Klopp's side who remain unbeaten this season, with goals from Virgil van Dijk and Mohammed Salah doing the damage against [...]

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    Nigeria takes on Australia in maiden U-19 Cricket World Cup

Nigeria takes on Australia in maiden U-19 Cricket World Cup

Nigeria will file out for her first U-19 Cricket World Cup match on Monday against Australia at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley, South Africa.The match has odds in favour of the Aussies, despite their opening loss to West Indies.Yahaya Ukwenya, president of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), however, disclosed that match is not decided until the last minute.“I am looking forward [...]

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    I left Watford for China because of money, says Ighalo

I left Watford for China because of money, says Ighalo

Odion Ighalo, former Super Eagles forward, says money was an instrumental factor when he chose China after leaving Watford.Ighalo left the English Premier League side during the January 2017 winter transfer window for Changchun Yatai for an undisclosed fee.According to Watford Observer, the former Hornets player said that he has no regret leaving England for China because it has made a [...]

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    EXTRA: I masturbate seven times daily ahead of Wilder rematch, says Tyson Fury

EXTRA: I masturbate seven times daily ahead of Wilder rematch, says Tyson Fury

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    Siasia: I’ve raised only $275 on GoFundMe to appeal FIFA ban

Siasia: I’ve raised only $275 on GoFundMe to appeal FIFA ban

Samson Siasia, former Super Eagles player and coach, says he has been able to raise only $275 (about N100,000) on GoFundMe to appeal the life ban imposed on him by FIFA.He needs at least N90 million (about $249,000) in legal costs to fight the ban but he has raised just N269,000 from all sources.Siasia was banned from footballing activities for life following [...]

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    New dates for 2021 AFCON announced

New dates for 2021 AFCON announced

The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) says it will revert to its former time slot of January and February for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).Fecafoot took to its Twitter page on Wednesday to also disclosed that the tournament will be played from January 9 to February 6, 2021.“The #TOTALAFCON2021 will be played at #Cameroun from January 9 to February 6, 2021. [...]

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