Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tag "Canada"

    Adekuoroye, Adeniyi, Usman bag gold in women’s events

Adekuoroye, Adeniyi, Usman bag gold in women’s events

Odunayo Adekuoroye beat India’s Lalita Lalita to win the women’s free style 53 kg category gold medal match in mere 31 seconds at the Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Lalita was overwhelmed after a display of raw power from the Nigerian 21-year-old who must have learnt from her first round defeat in Delhi 2010 to the then Olympic and world champion, Carol [...]

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    Itohan wins silver in women’s weightlifting

Itohan wins silver in women’s weightlifting

Itohan Ebireguesele won a silver medal in the 69kg category of women’s weightlifting at the Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow. The 23-year-old, who also won silver in Delhi 2010, had a total lift of 222kg to place second behind Cameroon’s Marie Fegue who had a total lift of 234kg to take gold. Marie-Josee Ares-Pilon from Canada settled for the bronze medal with a total lift [...]

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    Oshoala leads Falconets’ Canada 2014 quest

Oshoala leads Falconets’ Canada 2014 quest

Super Falcon’s ace, Asisat Oshoala, heads Coach Peter Dedevbo's final list of 21 players for this year’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals holding in Canada. Other notable names on the list are former U-17 stars Patience Okaeme, Halimatu Ayinde, Jiroro Idike, Uchenna Kanu and Yetunde Adeboyejo. The squad comprises three goalkeepers, seven defenders, five midfielders and six strikers. Dedevbo, who steered the [...]

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    FIFA lifts suspension on Nigeria

FIFA lifts suspension on Nigeria

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has lifted the suspension clamped on Nigeria since July 9 as a result of a court order barring the Aminu Maigari-led Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Executive Committee and the NFF congress from controlling and managing the affairs of the game. In a letter captioned ‘Lifting of the suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation’ signed by [...]

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FIFA ban consume first casualties

The Nigeria Under-20 women side, Falconets have become the first victims of FIFA’s ban of the country from their activities over last week court sacking of the Aminu Maigari-led Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) executive board as the team couldn’t travel for their proposed 24-day camping tour of Canada ahead of 2014 Women's World Cup in Canada. The team handled by Peter [...]

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    British team lands in Nigeria for Chibok girls

British team lands in Nigeria for Chibok girls

A team of experts from the United Kingdom has arrived in Nigeria to assist the government in tackling terrorism and rescuing the 276 school girls abducted  by Boko Haram in Chibok, Borno State. According to Reuters, the UK experts, who will advise and support the country, arrived the country today. The team comprises diplomats, aid workers and officials of Britain’s Ministry of Defence. The [...]

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