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Falode hails Rivers Angels for CAF Women’s CL ticket

The Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) chairperson, Aisha Falode has congratulated the players and officials of NWFL Premiership club, Rivers Angels for picking one of the two WAFU B tickets to play in the CAF Women’s Champions League. Falode said Rivers Angels did Nigeria proud as they were joined by Ghana's Hasaacas FC to grab

Okon dreams WAFU-B zone title against Hasaacas Ladies

Rivers Angels head coach, Edwin Okon has described as all about pride the final clash against the Ghanaian side, Hasaacas Ladies at the WAFU-B zone qualifiers in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The Nigerian champions will clash with its counterparts from Ghana in the final on Thursday at the Stade Robert Champroux in Abidjan to determine who

Barega wins first Olympic athletics gold with victory in 10,000m

Ethiopia's Selemon Barega held off a sprint finish from world record holder Joshua Cheptegei to win the Olympic 10,000m title - the first athletics gold of Tokyo 2020. The 21-year-old, who won silver in the 5000m at the 2019 World Championships, out-kicked Cheptegei on the final straight to become the first new winner of the

D’Tigers, D’Tigress named for Tokyo Olympics

All is now set for the 2020 Olympic Games as the D'Tigers and D'Tigress coaches have released their final 12-man roster. After about a month camping exercise in Sacramento and Las Vegas, D'Tigers head coach, Mike Brown selected Josh Okogie (Minnesota Timberwolves), Miami Heat’s trio of Gabe Vincent, KZ Okpala and Precious Achiuwa. Jahlil Okafor

Falcons storm Austria to prepare for Aisha Buhari tourney

A contingent of nine-time African champions Nigeria has arrived in the Austrian capital, Vienna for an 8-day training camp as part of intense preparations for some upcoming challenges, most notably the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament. The City of Lagos will host the six-nation invitational that will see the Super Falcons, Ghana’s Black Queens,

Fireworks in Lokoja, Aba, Kaduna in Aiteo Cup Round of 16

The round of 16 matches of the men’s section of this year’s Aiteo Cup competition will come alive on Wednesday with potentially explosive encounters at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja, Enyimba Stadium in Aba and Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna. It will surely be a fight-to-finish in Lokoja when respected Tin City lords, Plateau United

Wins over US, Argentina big boost for Olympics – Okafor

As the 2020 Olympic Games draw nearer, D'Tigers centre, Jahlil Okafor says the big wins against USA and Argentina is a morale booster for what they hope to achieve in Tokyo. The Detroit Pistons big man made his announcement on the international stage with a bang after missing the game against USA. Okafor scored 15points