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Barca lower Dembele recovery time after operation

  Barcelona hope record signing Ousmane Dembele could be back in action in three and a half months after successful surgery on a torn hamstring in Helsinki on Tuesday. “Dembele was successfully operated on Tuesday to repair a ruptured biceps femoris in his left leg,” Barca said in a statement. …

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Bayern goalkeeper Neuer out until 2018

  Bayern Munich have confirmed their Germany goalkeeper and captain Manuel Neuer will be out until January having undergone another operation on Tuesday after again fracturing his left foot. The 31-year-old had only returned at the end of August after fracturing the same foot in April. He suffered the fresh …

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Eagles set for Ghana clash

  Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf has opted to make changes in Nigeria’s must-win clash against the Black Stars of Ghana in their last group game in the WAFU Cup of Nations in Cape Coast on Monday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Hosts Ghana are comfortable and already …

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Silver-winning D’Tigers arrive today

  After their silver medal exploit at the just concluded 2017 Afrobasket tournament, D’Tigers will return home in the early hours of today aboard a Royal Air Maroc flight with the exception of team captain, Ike Diogu who will head for United State of America due to family commitments. The …

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Infantino writes Pinnick, congratulates Plateau United

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has felicitated with the players, technical crew, management, backroom staff and supporters of Plateau United FC of Jos over the club’s emergence on Saturday as new champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League. The Jos –based club defeated last season’s champions Enugu Rangers 2-0 to amass …

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Falconets Hit Benin City for Tanzania

The Nigeria’s Falconets has arrived in Benin City ahead of Saturday’s 2018 FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match against their counterparts from Tanzania. Falconets Head coach, Chris Danjuma, says the team is optimistic of a victory against Tanzania in the twenty- eighteen FIFA World Cup qualifier scheduled for …

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GOtv Boxing Night 12: Boxers Declare Readiness To Do Battle

Nigerians boxers scheduled to participate at GOtv Boxing Night 12, holding on Sunday, October, 1, at the Indoor Sports of the National Stadium, Lagos, have vowed put up stellar performances against their opponents. The competition, named Independence Edition, will feature four international bouts, including an African Boxing Union welterweight title …

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FEDERATIONS’ PRESIDENTS TO TAKE OVER ATHLETES AT NYG CLOSING CEREMONY

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has mandated the Talent Identification Committee to hand over discovered athletes at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin Kwara state, to Sports Federations Presidents. “The Talent Identification Committee is to hand over talents discovered at the ongoing National Youth Games in …

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Sponsor Boosts GOtv Boxing Night with N20m

  Twenty million naira has been earmarked for the twelveth edition of Nigeria’s popular professional boxing championship tagged Gotv Boxing Night fixed for Sunday, October, first, at the Indoor Sportshall of National Stadium, Surulere. General Manager, Marketing and Sales, MultiChoice Nigeria, Martin Mabutho, who thanked Flykite Productions, the promoter of …

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IAAF/AIMS Certify Access Bank Lagos City Marathon Route

After six days’ hard work on and off the course, the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon route has been certified by the world governing body of athletics, IAAF and the global body that governs marathons and road races, AIMS. The certificate was sent to the marathon’s General Manager,, Yussuf Alli, …

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