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Obiano budgets N1bn for sports in 2021

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has earmarked N995 million for capital projects and recurrent expenditure in the sports sector during the 2021 fiscal year as against the 2020 which was N1.165 billion but was later reviewed to N485 million. A breakdown of the budget shows that Awka Township Stadium will gulp N400 million, while theRead More
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Eagles face COVID-19 tests ahead of Sierra Leone clash

Nigeria senior national team players will be tested for COVID-19 before taking on Sierra Leone in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The three-time African champions face the Leone Stars, who are in dire need of a win in order to revive their Cameroon 2022 ambitions. Before locking horns with the West Africans, however, playersRead More
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AFCON QUALIFIERS: CAF makes U-turn, opens door for fans

Confederation of African Football has opened the door to fans’ participation in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. This was one of the changes made in face of the COVID-19 restrictions. Although CAF had ruled that no fans will be allowed into stadia for November games, nevertheless, there is a tweak should any host association’sRead More
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E2%80%95-sierra-leone-coach/ AFCON QUALIFIER: We’ll shock Nigerians ― Sierra Leone coach

Sierra Leone coach John Keister has admitted that he will be facing a tough side in the Super Eagles but expressed confidence and determination to secure maximum points against the Super Eagles. “I want the nation to be positive about the outcome from the first leg,” he remarked during a press conference. “The team’s rebuildingRead More
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Sierra Leone confident of upsetting Super Eagles in AFCON qualifiers

Sierra Leone’s prodigal coach John Kiester, is exuding confidence in his side as he unveiled a list of 23 players, including 14 foreign-based ones, for the Leone Stars double header against Nigeria in the frame of Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Keister admitted that he will be facing a tough side but expressedRead More
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Super Eagles in full training, upbeat on victory against Leone Stars

By Ozioruva Aliu, Benin-City Super Eagles had a full training session yesterday ahead of today’s Match Day 3 AFCON qualifier where they expressed determination to secure the maximum points in their Match against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in Benin City. The players who spoke with newsmen immediate after their training session on WednesdayRead More
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Barcelona alleges overpaying Neymar, to sue Brazilian star

Barcelona will sue Neymar for 10.2 million euros ($12 million) that they believe they overpaid the Brazilian during his time at the club, according to a report in El Mundo on Wednesday. Neymar enjoyed a successful spell at Barca between 2013 and 2017 before joining Paris Saint-Germain for 222 million euros, a world record fee.Read More
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E2%80%95-gernot-rohr/ Expect tough match against Sierra Leone ― Gernot Rohr

Gabriel Enogholase AHEAD of Friday’s African Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria and Sierra Leone at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has predicted a tough match against the Leone Stars. Speaking with journalists shortly after training with the national team yesterday in Benin,  Rohr who commended theRead More
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NBA approves 2020-21 season deal

The NBA’s board of governors formally approved a deal for a shortened 2020-2021 season on Tuesday, with the new campaign tipping off on December 22. An NBA statement said the league’s board unanimously approved adjustments to the current collective bargaining agreement, which has been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The statement said the league wouldRead More
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PHOTOS: Super Eagles train ahead of Sierra Leone AFCON clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have begun training ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier clash against Sierra Leone in Benin, Edo State. Players who have arrived in camp include: Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong, Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina Joe Aribo, Leon Balogun Kevin Akpoguma Sebastin Osigwe Zaidu Sanusi, Tyronne Ebuehi, Etebo Oghenekaro, MadukaRead More
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Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Why Osimhen, others didn’t train with Super Eagles squad – Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has said that Victor Osimhen, Semi Ajayi, and Jamilu Collins didn’t train with the team on Wednesday ahead of Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifiers tie against Sierra Leone holding on Friday because of their late arrival in camp. Rohr’s men will host Sierra Leone in the first of …
Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Why Osimhen, others didn’t train with Super Eagles squad – Rohr

Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Match details, TV schedule for Super Eagles’ AFCON qualifier

Nigeria will play Sierra Leone on Friday evening, in the first of their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header. The Super Eagles have failed to win any game this year. Their first fixtures in 2020 were friendly matches against Algeria and Tunisia. Gernot Rohr’s lost 1-0 to Algeria and drew 1-1 with Tunisia three …
Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Match details, TV schedule for Super Eagles’ AFCON qualifier

FIBA AfroBasket 2021: I cried after invitation to D’Tigers – Chima Moneke

D’Tigers invitee, Chima Moneke, has disclosed how he felt after being named in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket 20 man provisional list. Moneke told NBBF media that he cried after the Nigerian Basketball Federation invitation. The Power Forward who plays for Orléans Loiret Basket in France recalled that he could not control his emotions. “I cried …
FIBA AfroBasket 2021: I cried after invitation to D’Tigers – Chima Moneke

International friendlies heat up as Portugal smacks Andorra 7-0

International football returned across the globe after the International break as various countries involved in different matches returns to pitch. Top sides like Italy, Portugal and Belgium were impressive with positive results while sides like Switzerland, Czech Republic and Estonia ended on a losing note. There was a couple of eye-catching moments in the pitch …
International friendlies heat up as Portugal smacks Andorra 7-0

Three players to watch out for as Nigeria, Sierra Leone clash on Friday

Gernot Rohr would lead his side against the lowly ranked African side Sierra Leone but much would be required of the Nigerians as they play at home. As the clock ticks down to this game, there are players who are expected to determine their Super Eagles career and it promises great excitement to see how …
Three players to watch out for as Nigeria, Sierra Leone clash on Friday

Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Three significant things to expect from teams

Nigeria would take on Sierra Leone on Friday in the African Nations Cup qualifier ahead of the International fixture. The Super Eagles are in preparation ahead of the all-important game as a win could be to Nigeria’s advantage with respect to their weighty aspirations. With players in camp amid certain match expectations, DAILY POST takes …
Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Three significant things to expect from teams

Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Super Eagles players to undergo COVID-19 test

Nigeria’s senior national team players will undergo COVID-19 tests, before Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone, Goal reports. The Super Eagles players and their coaches are expected to undergo the test, Wednesday afternoon. Few hours after that, they will have their second training session at the newly renovated Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in …
Nigeria vs Sierra Leone: Super Eagles players to undergo COVID-19 test

EPL: Carragher names two undisciplined players in Premier League

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has described Manchester United midfielders Pogba Pogba and Bruno Fernandes as the most undisciplined players in the Premier League. Fernandes is currently one of Manchester United’s most important players, with Ole Gunner Solskjaer deploying him at the creative hub of United’s midfield. Carragher said putting Pogba alongside Fernandes would make …
EPL: Carragher names two undisciplined players in Premier League

Kai Havertz reveals why he snubbed Bayern Munich move

Kai Havertz has claimed he chose Chelsea over Bayern Munich this summer because he is aiming to replicate Frank Lampard’s impact at Stamford Bridge. The 21-year-old moved from Bayer Leverkusen in a £71million deal in September. However, Bayern was keen to keep one of the best young German prospects in the Bundesliga. Havertz admits he …
Kai Havertz reveals why he snubbed Bayern Munich move

EPL: Jamie Carragher attacks Paul Pogba, criticises his playing skills

Former Liverpool defender, Jamie Carragher, has said he does not believe that Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, is a great player. He said the Red Devils should consider selling Pogba, adding that the Frenchman cannot compare to Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard or Yaya Toure. Pogba has battled injury and COVID-19 and has struggled for consistent …
EPL: Jamie Carragher attacks Paul Pogba, criticises his playing skills

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