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    Polo star is Access Bank W brand ambassador

Polo star is Access Bank W brand ambassador

Nigeria's No 1 female polo player, Neku Atawodi-Edun, was on Wednesday in Lagos unveiled as W Ambassador by Access Bank Plc.Coordinator of Access Bank's Women Banking Initiative, Ayona Aguele-Trimnell, who spoke at the event, described Atawodi-Edun as a "polo player, entrepreneur, philanthropist and investor".Access Bank;s group head, corporate communications, Amaechi Okobi, also described the W Ambassador as a consummate brand [...]

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    Mikel Obi returns as Rohr unveils 25-man provisional squad for Afcon 2019

Mikel Obi returns as Rohr unveils 25-man provisional squad for Afcon 2019

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles technical adviser, has listed Mikel John Obi, Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo and Abdullahi Shehu in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt this summer.Rohr also placed six other players on standby.Mikel was absent from the team following the Super Eagles 1-2 loss to Argentina at the 2018 FIFA [...]

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    ‘Grow up and fight somebody’ — Tyson Fury sends message to Anthony Joshua

‘Grow up and fight somebody’ — Tyson Fury sends message to Anthony Joshua

Tyson Fury, British heavyweight boxer, has once again directed a scathing media attack at Anthony Joshua, his fellow Briton and the unified world heavyweight boxing champion, to “grow up and fight somebody” of note to defend his heavyweight titles.The 30-year-old former champion, who was stripped of his WBC title, which was then won by the 29-year-old Joshua, after he knocked [...]

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    Salah, Mane, Aubameyang share 2018/19 EPL Golden Boot

Salah, Mane, Aubameyang share 2018/19 EPL Golden Boot

Africa's trio of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are all English Premier League Golden Boot winners for the 2018/19 campaign season.The trio netted 22 times in the EPL with Manchester City's Sergio Aguero just missing out on the party with 21 goals for the season.Salah won the Golden Boot during his first campaign at Anfield in the 2017/18 [...]

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    Man City retains EPL title, equals Man Utd back-to-back record

Man City retains EPL title, equals Man Utd back-to-back record

Manchester City has been crowned champions of the 2018/19 English Premier League season, clinching back-to-back titles.Pep Guardiola's men clinched the EPL title with a 4-1 victory over Brighton at the Amex stadium on Sunday in an unprecedented title race.Man City now becomes the first team to retain the title back-to-back since Manchester United a decade ago.Glenn Murray's header in the [...]

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    Yaya Toure announces retirement, reveals future plans

Yaya Toure announces retirement, reveals future plans

Yaya Toure, former Ivory Coast midfielder, has announced his retirement from playing football and is set to launch a coaching career, according to his agent.The 35-year-old former Manchester City, Barcelona play-maker has made the decision after having his contract at Greek club Olympiacos terminated in December, says Dimitri Seluk, the Ivorian's agent, on Friday.Seluk revealed that Toure will now concentrate on a career [...]

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    For the first time ever, it’s an all England final in Europe

For the first time ever, it’s an all England final in Europe

Arsenal and Chelsea will contest the Uefa Europa League final after both London clubs navigated their way in their respective semi final second leg encounters. While Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s hattrick lifted Arsenal to a 4-2 win over Valencia in Spain to qualify 7-3 on aggregate, Chelsea needed the lottery of penalties to win 4-3 after Eintracht Frankfurt had battled to a 1-1 [...]

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    David Beckham gets 6-month driving ban for using phone behind the wheel

David Beckham gets 6-month driving ban for using phone behind the wheel

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    EXCLUSIVE: ICPC disowns ‘chief legal officer’ prosecuting NFF officials

EXCLUSIVE: ICPC disowns ‘chief legal officer’ prosecuting NFF officials

The man who described himself as the "chief legal officer" of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in the case against officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was not authorised to do so, TheCable can report.Celsus Ukpong, in suit no. FHC/ABJ/CR/93/2019 filed on Tuesday by him on behalf of the attorney-general of the federation, charged [...]

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    NFF denies alleged misappropriation of World Cup fund

NFF denies alleged misappropriation of World Cup fund

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has denied allegations of misappropriating $8.4 million.The money was said to have been paid by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to the NFF as appearance fees for the 2014 World Cup that held in Brazil.Amaju Pinnick,  NFF president, and four other executive members of the federation have been accused of [...]

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