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    There’s urgent need to ‘re-engineer Nigerian sports industry’

There’s urgent need to ‘re-engineer Nigerian sports industry’

The Nigeria Society for Sports Management (NSSM) says the business aspect of sports in the country must be explored in line with the current practice around the world.A communique issued by M. A Ogunsemore, its secretary general, at the annual national conference of the sports management body, noted the need to urgently re-engineer the sports industry in Nigeria for economic [...]

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    USA beat Netherlands to claim fourth FIFA women’s World Cup

USA beat Netherlands to claim fourth FIFA women’s World Cup

United States of America women national team defeated Netherlands 2-0 to win their fourth FIFA Women's World Cup trophy at the State de Lyon, France.The US team, which defeated Japan 1-0 in Canada four years ago, claimed the 2019 edition on Sunday in a back-to-back win.Megan Rapinoe scored her sixth goal of the tournament -- sending van Veenendaal the wrong way [...]

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    VIDEO: The Iwobi’s goal that sent Nigeria into quarterfinals

VIDEO: The Iwobi’s goal that sent Nigeria into quarterfinals

Alex Iwobi, Super Eagles forward, scored the third goal that sent Nigeria into the quarter-finals of the 2019 African Cup of Nations match holding in Egypt.Nigeria defeated the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 3-2 in round of 16 matches.Cameroon are the defending champions.Below is the video of the superb finish.Iwobi goal from TheCable on Vimeo. [...]

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    Player ratings: Musa or Ighalo? Who’s man of the match as Eagles devour Lions?

Player ratings: Musa or Ighalo? Who’s man of the match as Eagles devour Lions?

It was a barnstorming second half from the Super Eagles of Nigeria who had to come from being 1-2 down to tame the not-so-indomitable lions Cameroon 3-2 at Alexandria stadium.This comeback win was made possible by the leaders of the team, Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo, who stopped the AFCON holders’ title defence.Daniel Akpeyi (4/10): It must be a point of bother [...]

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    Eagles tame Indomitable Lions to reach AFCON quarter finals

Eagles tame Indomitable Lions to reach AFCON quarter finals

The Super Eagles won the round of 16 match against Cameroon to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2019 African Cup of Nations match holding in Egypt.Nigeria won the match, scoring three goals against Cameroon's two.Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, restored the team that pipped Guinea after the horrific loss to Madagascar in the final group B game.His decision appeared [...]

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    Nigeria Vs Cameroon: Five things to know ahead of the crucial tie

Nigeria Vs Cameroon: Five things to know ahead of the crucial tie

Nigeria versus Cameroon is one of the greatest rivalries in African football. The last competitive match between both countries in 2004 left Nigeria with an upper hand, thanks to a sublime free kick from Jay Jay Okocha.  Prior to this Cameroon has stopped Nigeria on the way to AFCON victory more than a once, enhancing a fierce rivalry between both teams.Here [...]

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    Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea manager to succeed Sarri

Frank Lampard appointed as Chelsea manager to succeed Sarri

Frank Lampard has been appointed as Chelsea FC manager on a three-year deal.The Blues legend, who joined after just one season in charge of Derby, is expected to replace Maurizio Sarri after the Italian opted to return home to become manager of Juventus.The former attacking midfielder agreed a three-year contract worth £4million-a-year with hefty bonuses, especially for getting into the [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Cameroon will be out for revenge against Eagles, says Akpeyi

INTERVIEW: Cameroon will be out for revenge against Eagles, says Akpeyi

Daniel Akpeyi, Nigerian football goalkeeper, says the Super Eagles round of 16 opponent, Cameroon, will be out to take avenge the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification defeat on the team.In an interview with TheCable, the Kaizer Chief of South Africa shot stopper said it will be an uphill task for the Eagles to overcome the defending champion on Saturday at [...]

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    US beats England to reach Women’s World Cup final

US beats England to reach Women’s World Cup final

The United States of America’s women soccer team defeated England 2-1 in an entertaining match on Tuesday at the Stade de Lyon to qualify for their third successive World Cup final. The US took a 10th-minute lead through Christen Press but England equalized through Ellen White nine minutes later. Alex Morgan, joint top scorer in the competition with White, scored what proved to [...]

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    ‘I was headbutted, called the n-word’ – Raheem Sterling recounts racism encounter

‘I was headbutted, called the n-word’ – Raheem Sterling recounts racism encounter

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