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    Falcons claim first victory at 2019 Women’s World Cup

Falcons claim first victory at 2019 Women’s World Cup

Super Falcons of Nigeria finally got their first taste of victory at the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup with a 2-0 win over South Korea.The Nigerian ladies, who were beaten in their opening game by Norway, took a first half lead after the opponents scored an own-goal, thanks to Korea’s Kim Doyeon.https://twitter.com/FIFAWWC/status/1138821114803695617Asisat Oshoala then sealed the victory after the break following a [...]

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    Buhari names Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

Buhari names Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari has named the Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola, presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 election.Buhari made the declaration while delivering his speech at Eagle Square, Abuja, during the Democracy Day celebrations.“Today, I propose the renaming of the Abuja National Stadium. Henceforth it will be called the Moshood Abiola National Stadium,” he said.Last year, the president [...]

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    Oyome, Keswani shine at Ikoyi ladies golf championship

Oyome, Keswani shine at Ikoyi ladies golf championship

Six-handicapper, Evelyn Oyome, emerged the winner of the 2019 Ikoyi Ladies Golf Championship at the Golf Section of the club in Lagos on Sunday.Oyome, a multiple winner of the ladies honour, shot 80 on the first day of the event and returned two strokes better in the closing round to edge the over 100 players that competed at the event [...]

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    Ronaldo’s Portugal defeat Netherland to win maiden UEFA Nations League

Ronaldo’s Portugal defeat Netherland to win maiden UEFA Nations League

Portugal, led by Cristiano Ronaldo, have won the maiden edition of the UEFA Nations League with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands at the Estadio do Dragao, courtesy of Goncalo Guedes second half strike.Portugal, hosting the semi-final and final of this league’s playoff which included the four countries that topped their respective seeded groups, Portugal delivered to win another trophy, [...]

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    All hail the king of clay as Nadal wins 12th French Open title

All hail the king of clay as Nadal wins 12th French Open title

Rafael Nadal, the Spanish tennis player, cemented his status as King of Clay with his 12th French Open title at Roland Garros, defeating Austria’s Dominic Thiem in four sets of 6-3 5-7 6-1 6-1.Nadal, with his latest triumph, becomes the first man to win 12 Grand Slam or tour-level singles titles at any event, with Roger Federer a distant second [...]

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    Rohr drops Iheanacho, Ajayi from Afcon squad

Rohr drops Iheanacho, Ajayi from Afcon squad

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles coach, has dropped Kelechi Iheanacho, Leicester City forward, and Rotterdam's Semi Ajayi from the 23-man final squad for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.Ihenacho, who had a tough season with less of play time during the English Premier League season, was dropped due to "lack of fitness".In the last season, he came [...]

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    Oduduru breaks multiple records to become second fastest African athlete ever

Oduduru breaks multiple records to become second fastest African athlete ever

The Nigerian athlete Divine Oduduru has won his first NCAA 100m title clocking 9.86 seconds to become second African runner to achieve this feat.Oduduru's 9.86 second was the second-fastest time in NCAA history.He is now the second Nigerian after Olopade Adeniken in 1992 and third African after Namibia’s Frankie Frederick in 1991 to successfully complete a sprint double at the [...]

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    Barty becomes first Australian to win French Open in 46 years

Barty becomes first Australian to win French Open in 46 years

Ashleigh Barty broke a 46-year-old curse on Saturday by winning the Women’s French Open title, defeating Czech Republic’s Marketa Vandrousova 6-1 6-3 at Roland Garros.The 23-year-old Barty, who was seeded eight for the tournament, secured the historic triumph in just over an hour (70 minutes).Playing in her first major final, the Australian teenager broke early in the first set to [...]

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    France 2019: Top 10 Super Falcons players of all time

France 2019: Top 10 Super Falcons players of all time

Nigeria may never have been a threat to other countries to win the FIFA Women's World Cup, yet they have provided plenty of entertainment during their seven outings at football's biggest tournament.The nine-time champions of African Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) will forever be remembered as the country that almost knocked out Brazil at the quarter-final stage at USA 1999.When [...]

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    Hazard completes record £150m move to Real Madrid

Hazard completes record £150m move to Real Madrid

Eden Hazard is the "most expensive 28-year old signing" in the history of football, after he completed a £150million move to Real Madrid.Hazard signed a five-year contract at the Bernabeu, subject to medical test. While his transfer fee is estimated at €100 million, BBC reports that the fee could rise to a club record of over £150million.He will be officially [...]

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