Joe Amene promises to deliver excellent Nationwide League

A board member of the Nigeria Women Football League, and General Coordinator, of the NWFL Nationwide League, Joe Amene, has promised to deliver a befitting 2021 NWFL Nationwide League, when action resumes in the third tier of the women’s league at the Aguyi Ironsi Sports complex, Abuja and the Dipo Dina International stadium, Ijebu Ode from April 11 to 17. Amene, who did a great job in overseeing the 2019 Nationwide League in Benin City, Edo state, promised he would give the assignment his best shot in all the areas…

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Breaking: Comoros qualify for first AFCON after 0-0 draw with Togo

For the first time in their history, Comoros have qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations. The volcanic archipelago off Africa’s east coast were held to a 0-0 draw by Togo in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at Stade Omnisports de Malouzini in Moroni on Thursday, but the point was enough to secure the island nation’s ticket to Cameroon for next year’s finals. Victory moved the country, ranked 130th in the latest FIFA world rankings, up to nine points in Group G and a point above Egypt…

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AFCON wrap-up: Burkina Faso, Guinea book AFCON ticket

Burkina Faso and Guinea on Wednesday became the sixth and seventh nation respectively to book their place at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament, set to be hosted in Cameroon next year. The Burkinabe, runners-up in 2013, secured their Afcon ticket with a 0-0 draw away to Uganda in Group B and with Malawi having defeated South Sudan 1-0 in Omdurman, the Cranes now need to avoid defeat in Lilongwe on Monday or miss out on a place at next year’s finals at the expense of the Flames.…

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2021 Olympics: NBBF ready to deploy war chest

As the men and women national teams prepare for a busy 2021, the Nigeria Basketball Federation has vowed not to spare any effort in getting the best out of the teams. This was made known by the International Representative on the board, Col Sam Ahmedu in a chat with newsmen in Lagos. Ahmedu who doubles as the Benue State Basketball Association chairman said since the board took over in 2017, the welfare of the players has been top of its agenda. “Getting to the apex of basketball in Africa and…

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Edo 2020: ‘Kano state fully ready for the festival’, Ibrahim Galadima

By Isma’eel Abba Tangalashi (TangaSports) Chairman of Kano state sports commission, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima has assured that despite the challenges due to the novel Covid-19 Pandemic, the state is very ready for the 2020 National Sports Festival to be staged in Benin City, the Edo state capital from 2nd to 14th April 2021. The chairman made this known during the media briefing with the Sports Witters Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Kano State chapter, in his office on Thursday. Kano state finished 8th during the last edition hosted by the Federal…

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