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    Alli wins 10th DOAMF golf tournament

Alli wins 10th DOAMF golf tournament

Bayo Alli, former captain of the golf section of Ikoyi Club in Lagos, has returned 69 nett to win the 10th edition of the Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Foundation (DOAMF) golf tournament. The competition held over the weekend with about 180 golfers participating. The DOAMF is a charitable organisation established in 2007 in memory of Daniel who died from injuries sustained in [...]

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    WATCH: Porto’s Marega gives Vitoria fans finger, walks off pitch after ‘racist abuse’

WATCH: Porto’s Marega gives Vitoria fans finger, walks off pitch after ‘racist abuse’

Moussa Marega, a Malian professional footballer who plays for Porto, on Sunday, walked off the pitch during his side's 2-1 win against Vitoria Guimaraes, after allegedly being subjected to racist abuse from fans. The FC Porto striker scored his side's second goal in the 60th minute at the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques. He, however, earned a yellow card from Luis Godinho, the [...]

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    AFCON qualifiers: Super Eagles to face Sierra Leone in Asaba

AFCON qualifiers: Super Eagles to face Sierra Leone in Asaba

The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host Super Eagles' 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Leone Stars of Sierra Leone. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) confirmed the 15,400 capacity stadium as the venue of Eagles next AFCON match in a statement on Sunday. “We have finally settled for the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba for the qualifying match against [...]

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    UEFA bans Man City from Champions League for two seasons

UEFA bans Man City from Champions League for two seasons

Manchester City, the reigning Premier League champion, have been banned from all UEFA competitions for the next two seasons. The Pep Guardiola side are also fined the sum of £24.9m for "serious breaches" of financial fair play regulations. In a statement on Friday, the European football body said City "overstated its sponsorship revenue in its accounts and in the break-even information submitted to [...]

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    Athletes begin quest for 2020 Olympics qualification in Akure

Athletes begin quest for 2020 Olympics qualification in Akure

Praise Idamadudu will return to competitive track and field action, eight months after she was suspended by the Ibrahim Gusau-led Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN). She returned on Friday as the home-based track and field athletes officially began the race towards making the qualification standard for the 2020 summer Olympic Games at the AFN all-comers competition at the Federal University of [...]

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    Adegoke, Arowolo, Udo-Gabriel set for AFN all-comers in Akure

Adegoke, Arowolo, Udo-Gabriel set for AFN all-comers in Akure

Enoch Adegoke and Joy Udo-Gabriel, Nigeria's fastest home-based athletes over the 100m in 2019, will seek to extend their dominance of the event in the local circuit in Akure where the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) all-comers competition will hold this weekend. Adegoke ran 10.12 seconds to emerge the fastest home-based sprinter in 2019 and fifth in the Nigerian top list [...]

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    NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

Joseph Yobo, former Super Eagles center back and captain, has been appointed as assistant coach of the team by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). He will replace Imama Amapakabo in the three-time African champions’ technical crew, according to a statement by the federation on Wednesday. Yobo, who played for the country's U20 boys - Flying Eagles – during the FIFA World Youth [...]

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    Oladapo, Ikefe, Sane… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Oladapo, Ikefe, Sane… TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

With MFM FC fighting back to beat Kano Pillars and Lobi Stars maintaining their title ambition, TheCable selects the team of the week in a 4-3-3 formation. Chinedu Anozie - Plateau United Anozie was brilliant for Plateau United as they drew against Dakkada at the Nest of Champions. He capped an individual display with a late penalty save. Tope Olusesi - Rangers The full [...]

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    Horses gallop on Lagos polo ground for honours

Horses gallop on Lagos polo ground for honours

A record 39 teams are contesting for honours at the ongoing 2020 Lagos International Polo tournament which entered day 5 on Sunday. Organisers said the presence of foreign professionals fortified with thoroughbred Argentine horses had made the event more competitive ahead of the final day on February 15. Four major cup categories, The Silver Cup, The Lagos Low Cup, The Open Cup [...]

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    DOAMF charity golf gets corporate support

DOAMF charity golf gets corporate support

The 10th edition of the Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial Foundation (DOAMF) charity golf tournament has continued to attract corporate support across Nigeria. Top among the corporate supporters listed by the organizers so far are Providus Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers and ARM Pension Managers. Others are Fidelity Bank, LandWey Investment Limited, Radial Circle Group, Zenith Bank Plc, First Bank, Channels Television, Silverbird Television, Grand OAK [...]

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