NSF: 14year Old Akwa Ibom Female Athlete Clinches National Gold in 400m

*…Sets New National Record* Akwa Ibom teenage sensation Imaobong Nse who was a revelation at the second Akwa Ibom Youth Sports Festival has become an instant hit at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Abuja, Nigeria. Imaobong Nse an indigene of Etinan who resides and schools in Ibeno, today won gold in the women’s 400m final. She’s defeated other national and international athletes, most of who are more than twice her age in a new national record time of 52:35 secs. Imaobong 400m race to set an unprecedented feat ever…

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Fans Pull Down Footballer’s Underwear & Expose His Backside After Goal Equalizer

   Ricky Saponara celebrating his goal Sampdoria midfielder, Ricky Saponara had his backside exposed by fans after scoring a dramatic equaliser during a Serie A clash against Lazio on Sunday. The 26-year-old scored a brilliant goal and gave his side a 2-2 draw at the Stadio Olimpico to send the away fans wild. While he ran to celebrate with his fans his shorts went down and the supporters managed to pull down his underpants, exposing his backside for all to see. ‘We played great in the first half but we…

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Governor Okowa receives Super Eagles in Asaba

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has described the first international flight into the Asaba International Airport as momentous as it brought back the Super Eagles of Nigeria from south Africa. Okowa received the Nigerian Super Eagles team after holding Bafana Bafana of South Africa to a 1-1 draw on Saturday and qualifying for the African Cup of Nations (AFCON). The governor who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Hon. Tam Brisibe, expressed joy the the first international flight in and out of Asaba Airport conveyed the Super Eagles…

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SA/Nig. Match: Referee apologises over costly mistakes

Report has it that the head referee who officiated the AFCON 2019 qualifying match between Bafana Bafana and Nigeria on Saturday in South Africa – has apologised for the costly mistakes made by officials during the game. The Gambian football referee identified as Bakary Papa Gassama apologised to the Nigerian team after wrongly denying them two goals due to wrong offside calls, according to a report by OwnGoalNigeria. Ahmed Musa put through Kelechi Iheanacho who tapped home believing he has given Nigeria the lead but Musa who supplied the pass…

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Champions League: How ManU shocked Ronaldo and Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo declared Wednesday night that Manchester United “did nothing to deserve” their shock 2-1 win over Juventus in Turin. Ronaldo appeared to have sealed the game for his team, only for Juan Mata’s free-kick and an Alex Sandro own goal to gift United all three points late on. Speaking after the match, Ronaldo stated that Juventus gifted three points to the Red Devils. “The Champions League is a special competition, where you could be winning, but can’t relax, as anything can happen,” Ronaldo told Sky Sport Italia. “We dominated…

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Photo: How D’Tigress beat Argentina 75-70 in ongoing 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup

Nigeria’s D’Tigress made it two wins from three games after they defeated Argentina in their last group game. D’Tigress are through from the group stages of the women’s world cup (FIBA) Nigeria’s women basketball team D’Tigress beat Argentina 75-70 in their last group game of the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup played on Tuesday, September 25. A victory for D’Tigress will enhance their chances of a quarterfinal showdown while Argentina needed to win big against Nigeria after two consecutive losses to Turkey and Australia. Otis Hughley had his work cut out for him after a…

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Photo: Otedola, Dangote and Cecil Hammond Attend FIFA The Best Awards

FIFA The Best award ceremony held yesterday and Nigerians would have been happy to see that Nigerian business moguls Femi Otedola, Aliko Dangote and Cecil Hammond were in attendance. Cecil Hammond MD/CEO of Flytime Promotions shared a photo of the trio with the caption “Stepping out!”. Otedola was more forthcoming in his caption though writing: “Arriving at the FIFA football Awards 2018 in London ⚽️” Peep the photos below: By

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FIFA World Player Of The Year To Be Announced Today, why Ronaldo will not attend.

The world’s best male and female footballers will be named at the Best Fifa Football Awards in London on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah are the finalists for the men’s player award for 2018 – with no place for Lionel Messi. Ada Hegerberg, Dzsenifer Marozsan and Marta are the nominees for the women’s player award. Gareth Bale is one of 10 candidates for the Fifa Puskas goal of the year. The other awards are for the Best Fifa goalkeeper, men’s coach, women’s coach, fan award, fair play…

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Photos: How Anthony Joshua dismantled Alexander Povetkin in 7th round

Another heavyweight fight for the ages, and what a night at the national football stadium as Anthony Joshua ­finished Alexander Povetkin in a dramatic seventh round to retain his three world heavyweight titles. Twenty-two fights, 22 victories. Afterwards Joshua identified his ideal next three fights. “In order, I’d like Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury and then Dillian Whyte,” said the 28-year-old, who retained his WBO, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles. Having been rocked by the Russian’s hooks at the end of the first round, leaving his nose broken and bloodied, Joshua was acutely…

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Breaking: Amaju Pinnick Wins NFF Election Second Time

Amaju Pinick has won another four-year term as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and as such, became the first person to go for a second tenure. The 44-year-old overcame challenges from former president Aminu Maigari, Taiwo Ogunjobi and Chinedu Okoye. Pinnick won 34 votes from the 44 available in a first round of voting while Maigari got eight votes, Ogunjobi two and Okoye did not secure a vote. The victory means that Pinnick and his new board will preside over NFF affairs till 2022. Pinnick’s first four-year term…

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