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Sports Key To Economic Development – Gbenga Daniel

Former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, has described sports as a veritable tool for economic development, just as he called on financially-muscled Nigerians to invest in sports. Mr Daniel made the remarks in Sagamu while playing host to members …

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NPFL star, Izu Joseph is dead

NPFL star Izu Joseph who plies his trade with Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) is dead. The defender died on Sunday in Bayelsa where he was holidaying following the just concluded Nigeria Professional Football League after a stray bullet hit …

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Mourinho has ‘confused’ Rooney – Giggs

MANCHESTER United legend Ryan Giggs says Wayne Rooney has been “confused” by Jose Mourinho. The Welshman believes that Rooney’s switch back to a role up front has been detrimental to him this season. Rooney was dropped by Mourinho after a …

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Iwobi, Iheanacho sink Zambia

Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho got Nigeria off the mark in the 2018 world cup qualification race after strikes in the first half were enough to see off a tough Zambian side in what was an end-to-end encounter. Iwobi volleyed …

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My sack is imminent- Zidane

Real Madrid boss, Zinedine Zidane has revealed he is not afraid of getting the sack. This follows mounting pressure after a poor run of form in recent matches. “I’m not afraid of being fired, anyway, it will happen”, Zidane told …

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Sharapova ban reduced

Maria Sharapova’s doping ban has been reduced to 15 months from the initial two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The five-time Grand Slam winner, 29, was banned in June by the International Tennis Federation for failing a …

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Iheanacho, Iwobi Nominated For Golden Boy Award

Nigeria internationals Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi have been shortlisted for the 2016 edition of the Golden Boy Award. Iheanacho who recently became the first Nigerian to score in the Manchester derby made the list having scored 10 goals in …

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