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Ex-player Blames Rohr For Super Eagles’ Drop In FIFA Rankings

Ex-player Blames Rohr For Super Eagles’ Drop In FIFA Rankings

Sport November 28, 2020 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Former Nigeria international, Jonathan Akpoborie, has blamed the national head coach, Gernot Rohr’s inability to make the Super Eagles a winning side for their slide in FIFA’s global ranking.
The latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday, shows that Nigeria remains Africa’s fourth-best

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Diogu Leads D’Tigers At AfroBasket Tourney, Ezeli Out

Diogu Leads D’Tigers At AfroBasket Tourney, Ezeli Out

Sport November 25, 2020 at 8:38 am 0 comments

D’Tigers coach, Mike Brown, has named long-serving captain Ike Diogu and point guard Ben Uzoh in his 12-man roster for the 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers, which dunk off in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday (today).
The Afrobasket qualifiers are billed to hold from November 25 to 29 at the Kigali Arena.
D’Tigers

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Two Nigerian Referees Selected For Women’s World Cup

Two Nigerian Referees Selected For Women’s World Cup

Sport November 23, 2020 at 10:39 am 0 comments

The world football governing body, FIFA has pre-selected two Nigerian referees to officiate at the 2023 Women’s World Cup, which will be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
Ndidi Madu and Mimisen Iyorhe were among 156 referees and assistant referees selected from all over the world.
The 2023 Women’s World

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Ekiti Govt Sacks Sports Council Chairman

Ekiti Govt Sacks Sports Council Chairman

Sport November 22, 2020 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

The Ekiti State Government has terminated the appointment of Isaac Ayodele as the Chairman of the state sports council with immediate effect.
This was contained in a letter exclusively obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti.
The letter, dated November 19, was signed by the Secretary

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Rohr Not Bigger Than Nigeria — Ministry

Rohr Not Bigger Than Nigeria — Ministry

Sport November 22, 2020 at 11:15 am 0 comments

Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has urged the Nigerian Football Federation to take a bold decision on Gernot Rohr if the Super Eagles downward slide continues, NAN reports.
The Eagles recent draws against Sierra Leone in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nation qualifier has put to question the technical

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Amina Daura New Head Of NFF Women’s Football

Amina Daura New Head Of NFF Women’s Football

Sport November 21, 2020 at 12:38 pm 0 comments

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed Amina Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football.
She replaced Ruth David, said Ademola Olajire, head of NFF’s Communications Department.
Amina Daura’s appointment followed the recommendation of Phillips Consulting.
The NFF employed the firm to shortlist the best candidate for the position.
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