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    Enyimba rip apart Rayon Sports to qualify for CAF CC semi-final

Enyimba rip apart Rayon Sports to qualify for CAF CC semi-final

Enyimba have sealed a place in the semi-final of the CAF Confederation Cup courtesy of a 5-1 win over Rayon Sports.The People's Elephants will face either Raja Casablanca or Cara Brazzaville in the last four.With showers of goals raining in Aba, Enyimba fans had reasons to smile in the entertaining fixture.Stanley Dimgba, former Sunshine Stars winger, capitalised on an error [...]

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    WATCH: The moment Joshua knocked out Povetkin

WATCH: The moment Joshua knocked out Povetkin

Anthony Joshua on Saturday defeated Alexander Povetkin to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles.Joshua knocked out the Russian in the seventh round at the Wembley Stadium, London.The Nigerian-born boxer handed Povetkin his first knock out defeat in his professional boxing career.Here's the moment it happened.https://twitter.com/937RhythmFm/status/1043625252457259009 [...]

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    Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin

Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin

Anthony Joshua, British boxer, has beaten his mandatory challenger, Russia’s Alexander Povetkin by a knockout in the seventh round, to keep hold of the WBA, (Super) IBF, WBO and IBO belts.Joshua born by Nigerian parents, beat the Russian at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday night, to hand the Russian, his first knockout defeat in his professional boxing career.Joshua was very [...]

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    D’Tigress ‘born ready’ for World Cup opener against Australia

D’Tigress ‘born ready’ for World Cup opener against Australia

D’Tigress will start their FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday.The African Champions, ranked 34th in the world, will square up against fourth-ranked Australia in Tenerife, Spain.Otis Hughley, D’Tigress head coach, says the team is ready to confront any opposition."We were born ready for this. There is no point in coming to such events like this just [...]

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    How Nigerian players fared in Europa League

How Nigerian players fared in Europa League

Several Nigerian players were in action as the UEFA Europa League resumed Thursday. We begin with Arsenal's 4-2 win over Vorskla at the Emirates Stadium.Alex Iwobi provided an assist for the Gunners and was taken off in the 70th minute.Victor Moses' woes at Chelsea continued as he was benched for the entirety of the 1-0 win at PAOK Thessaloniki.Chuba Akpom wasn't [...]

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    Infantino congratulates Pinnick on re-election as NFF president

Infantino congratulates Pinnick on re-election as NFF president

Gianni Infantino, FIFA president, has sent a congratulatory message to Amaju Pinnick on his re-election as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).In the poll conducted by the NFF electoral committee in Katsina, Pinnick swept aside three other contestants, earning 34 votes.Second-placed Aminu Maigari got eight votes, with former international, Taiwo Ogunjobi, getting only two votes, while there was [...]

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    Football is the winner, says Pinnick after re-election as NFF president

Football is the winner, says Pinnick after re-election as NFF president

Amaju Pinnick says "football is the winner" following his re-election as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).Pinnick defeated his closest rival, Aminu Maigari, on Thursday.Speaking with TheCable after the election, Pinnick said there is "no victor and no vanquished" in the race."Football is the winner," he said."Like I said, there's no victor, there's no vanquish. Aminu Maigari is my big [...]

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    Pinnick breaks NFF presidency jinx, returns for second term

Pinnick breaks NFF presidency jinx, returns for second term

Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected as the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).He is the first president of the NFF to be re-elected.Pinnick recorded a landslide victory, earning 34 votes to Aminu Maigari (eight), Taiwo Ogunjobi (two).Chinedu Okoye had no vote.Seyi Akinwunmi also returned as vice-president of the football federation.He polled 41 votes to defeat Sunday Ajayi who had [...]

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    UCL: Ronaldo sent off in Juventus win as Man City suffer shock loss

UCL: Ronaldo sent off in Juventus win as Man City suffer shock loss

Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in the first half as Juventus defeated Valencia 2-0 in their UEFA Champions League opener on a night which also witnessed a shock 1-2 loss for Manchester City at home to Olympic Lyon.On his UCL debut for Juventus, the 33-year-old former Real Madrid top marksman was given his marching orders midway through the game after his [...]

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    Maigari faces certificate forgery allegation — one day to NFF election

Maigari faces certificate forgery allegation — one day to NFF election

Aminu Maigari, a contender in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) presidential election, has been accused of certificate forgery.According to a statement signed by Mohammed Sani Katu, chairman of the NFF electoral committee, the clearance issued to Maigari to vie for NFF presidency has been withdrawn and substituted with a "provisional clearance".Katu said there are discrepancies in the certificates submitted by [...]

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