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    Again, Nwachukwu in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Again, Nwachukwu in contention for VAT wonder goal award

Tope Olusesi of Rangers, Nasarawa United's Ikechukwu Nwani, Kano Pillars' Nyima Nwagua, and Chidi Nwachukwu of Go Round FC are up for the VAT wonder goal award.It is the second time Nwachukwu will be nominated for the weekly award. He was recently nominated alongside Sikiru Olatunbosun, an MFM FC striker who won the award last week.This time around, Nwachukwu was recognised [...]

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    Red hot Lokosa, impressive Ndifreke make TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

Red hot Lokosa, impressive Ndifreke make TheCable’s NPFL team of the week

As is the case every other week, the performances of some players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) trump others.Here are the players who made TheCable’s team of the week.Emmanuel Iwu  Seven top-class saves in the game made him a formidable obstacle, giving his side a much-needed confidence.Emmanuel Ariwachukwu The agile defender was important for the Promise Keepers at the [...]

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    NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors shock MFM as Pillars thrash Nasarawa

NPFL wrap-up: Abia Warriors shock MFM as Pillars thrash Nasarawa

Games in week 21 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) gave fans a lot to cheer.The biggest winners were Abia Warriors who secured their first away victory of the season against MFM FC at the Agege Stadium on Sunday.TheCable has a low down on how action panned out in nine centres.MFM FC 0-1 Abia WarriorsA second half Ndifreke Effiong [...]

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    Juventus win Serie A

Juventus win Serie A

Juventus drew 0-0 at Roma to secure the Serie A title this season ahead of determined and second placed Napoli.Juventus, needing to get at least a point or have Napoli lose at Sampdoria, battled to a goalless draw against 10-man Roma, while Napoli won 2-0 at Sampdoria to try and take the title tussle into the final week.Roma's Radja Nainggolan [...]

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    Levante defeat Barcelona to end unbeaten run

Levante defeat Barcelona to end unbeaten run

Barcelona's 43-game unbeaten run and season in La Liga was ended by a determined Levante team who overcame the Champions 5-4 on Sunday night, thanks to a hattrick from Ghanaian youngster, Emmanuel Frimpong.In a surprise team selection, Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde left Messi at home and benched Pique to field an untested backline of Yeri Mina and Tomas Varmaelen.Levant took [...]

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    EPL final day: Chelsea finish fifth, Salah takes golden boot, Wenger bows out with win

EPL final day: Chelsea finish fifth, Salah takes golden boot, Wenger bows out with win

Chelsea were disgraced 3-0 by Newcastle and finish fifth, losing out on the final spot for next season's UEFA Champions League to Liverpool, who comfortably dispatched Brighton 4-0 at Anfield.In a lethargic performance for the deposed EPL former champions, Dwight Gayle bundled in the opener on 26 minutes, and there were further goals in the second half to the delight [...]

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    D’Tigress to kick off World Cup campaign against Australia

D’Tigress to kick off World Cup campaign against Australia

DTigress will begin their FIBA women's World Cup campaign against Australia on September 22 at the Arena Santiago Martin, San Cristobal De La Laguna, Spain.Sam Vincent's team, currently ranked 37th in the world and fifth in Africa, was handed a tough challenge with the grouping.The team will face world number seven, Turkey, on September 23 at Santa Cruz De Tenerife [...]

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    Chamberlain Squash Open: Zahed charges to victory in all-Egyptian final

Chamberlain Squash Open: Zahed charges to victory in all-Egyptian final

Egypt's Zahed Mohammed has won the men's title at the 2018 Chamberlain Squash Open.Mohammed defeated fellow Egyptian Youssef Soliman 3-0 in a rousing game at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.Speaking after lifting the trophy, Mohammed described his journey right from the qualifying rounds as very encouraging.He thanked the organisers of the tournament for the initiative and said it would [...]

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    Nigeria’s Oshodi is first African to head ITTF nomination committee

Nigeria’s Oshodi is first African to head ITTF nomination committee

Waheed Oshodi is the new head of the nomination committee of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).He is the first Nigeria and African to be appointed to the position.Oshodi is a former president of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) and is the brain behind Africa’s elite table tennis tournament, ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open.Raul Calin, secretary general of ITTF, on Sunday named Oshodi [...]

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    Flying Eagles squander two-goal lead to draw with Guinea Bissau

Flying Eagles squander two-goal lead to draw with Guinea Bissau

Nigeria's Flying Eagles let a two-goal lead slip from their grip as they drew 2-2 against Guinea Bissau on Saturday.The first leg of the 2019 U20 Cup of Nations qualifying fixture took place in Bissau at the September 24 Stadium.A brace from Wasiu Alalade was cancelled out by second-half strikes from the hosts as Nigeria had to settle for a draw.Early [...]

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