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President Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress On 2019 AfroBasket Title Win

Nigeria’s number one citizen, President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the D’Tigress for retaining their Afrobasket crown following a hard fought 60-55 win against hosts Senegal in the final of the competition on Sunday at the Dakar Arena, reports Completesports.com. The Nigerian Ladies battled hard to secure victory against the hosts who were cheered on by […]

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D’Tigers In Disarray Over Lack Of Funds For Basketball World Cup

D’Tigers players, in their last phase of their camping in Lagos ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China, are distraught following the uncertainties surrounding their participation in the tournament tipping off 31 August 2019 in China. D’Tigers are one of the 32 teams that have qualified for the World Cup that also serves […]

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Benfica Confirm Ebuehi Out Of Eagles friendly Vs Ukraine Over Injury

Portuguese Primeira Liga side, Benfica have confirmed defender,Tyronne Ebuehi out of Nigeria’s September 10 international friendly against Ukraine at the 31,000-capacity Dnipro Arena in Kyiv, Ukraine following a muscle injury copped by the former ADO Den Haag of Holland righ back last week in training, Completesports.com reports. According to A Bola,Portugal’s highly authoritative newspaper,Ebuehi is […]

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Rodgers: Ndidi’s Mistake Against Chelsea Was My Fault

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has taken full responsibility for the error that led to Chelsea’s goal in their Premier League encounter on Sunday at the Stamford Bridge. Chelsea youngster Mason Mount robbed Wilfried Ndidi right at the edge of the Leicester City area while the Nigeria international dithered, then blasted home a staggered finish […]

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D’Tigress Beat Senegal To Win 2019 FIBA Afrobasket Championship

Nigeria’s D’Tigress have successfully retained their Afrobasket crown, defeating the home country Senegal by 60-55 to win a second consecutive title in what was a pulsating encounter. Playing in a packed Diamniadio, Dakar Arena, the Nigerian ladies also had to contend with majority of the 15,000 fans who were firmly rooting for Senegal. It has […]

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Okagbare Sneaks Into 200m Diamond League Final; Amusan 3rd In 100m Hurdles

Former Commonwealth Games double sprint champion, Blessing Okagbare failed in her bid to make history as the first African sprinter to break 22 seconds in the 200m following her 22.83 seconds run Sunday at the Muller Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham,United Kingdom, Completesports.com reports. The Nigerian, tipped to run faster than the […]

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Gerrard Hails Impressive Aribo In Rangers’ Cup Match Win

Steven Gerrard insists the sky is the limit for Joe Aribo and hopes he will keep working with the new Super Eagles invitee for years to come, Completesports.com reports. The Rangers midfielder capped a super showing as he scored the winner in a 3-0 win over East Fife to set up a Betfred Cup quarterfinal […]

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Oshoala Nets 6th Pre-Season Goal As Barcelona Ladies Pip Montpellier 1-0

Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala netted the winning goal as Barcelona Ladies defeated French club, Montpellier 1-0 in a pre-season friendly on Sunday, reports Completesports.com. Oshoala scored the decisive goal for Barcelona in the sixth minute of the encounter. The Nigeria international came close to adding the second goal six minutes later but her effort […]

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Ndidi Stuns Stamford Bridge With Error-Mending Goal In Chelsea, Leicester Draw

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi netted the equalising goal as Leicester City forced Chelsea to a 1-1 draw in their Premier League clash at the Stamford Bridge on Sunday, reports Completesports.com. The hosts made a vibrant start to the match and deserved the lead when Mason Mount gave it to them after only seven minutes, […]

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Osimhen Backs Lille To Bounce Back From Away Loss To Amiens

Victor Osimhen believes Lille will bounce back from Saturday’s disappointing 1-0 away defeat to Amiens in their French Ligue 1 clash at the Stade Credit Agricole de la Licorne, reports Completesports.com. Lille played the better part of the game with a man down after France midfielder Boubakary Soumare was sent off six minutes before the […]