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CHAN: Eagles up against Libya, Rwanda and Eq. Guinea

CHAN: Eagles up against Libya, Rwanda and Eq. Guinea

Nigeria will tackle 2014 champions Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea in the group stage at the 5th African Nations Championship taking place in Morocco, 13th January – 4th February 2018. The matches of Group C will be played in Tangier. Libya shocked the African football family by winning the 2014 edition in South Africa at

SA Rugby accepts Rugby World Cup 2023 vote outcome

Jurie Roux, CEO of South African (SA) Rugby has ruled out any suggestions that his organisation might challenge the vote South African Rugby said it was “bitterly disappointed” at the decision by the World Rugby Council to overturn a recommendation that South Africa should host the 2023 Rugby World Cup and instead voted for France

Eagles to know CHAN opponents on Friday

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will on Friday know their group phase opponents at the 5th African Nations Championship kicking off on 13th January 2018 in Morocco. The Confederation of African Football has announced that the Draw Ceremony will take place at the stately Hotel Sofitel Rabat, which also hosted CAF’s Extraordinary General Assembly following the first

Pinnick excited by current Eagles squad

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has spoken glowingly of the youthfulness of the new Nigeria senior squad, with a clutch of new faces joining a few experienced and still –combative performers to take Nigeria pretty close to a 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket. “This team has not only shown capacity to go very far, but the

Serena Williams Welcomes First Baby Girl

Serena Williams welcomed a baby girl on Friday at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach with fiancé Alexis Ohanian, according to reports in the United States . “Tennis star Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Mom and baby doing well,” WPBF-25 news producer Chris Shepherd announced

Nigeria’s D’Tigress emerge African Champions

The Nigeria Senior Women’s Basketball team, D’Tigress, have been crowned African champions again following their 65-48 win over Senegal on Sunday in the final of the 2017 Afrobasket Championship. D’Tigress, who last won the biennial championship in 2005, came to Sunday’s final prepared; and they delivered the prize. This is the third title Nigeria will

More football officials on NFF’s integrity radar

The Nigeria Football Federation has identified more football officials who must drop one of two or more hats in administration as the football body’s Integrity Initiative Reforms’ juggernaut rumbles on. In a letter signed on Tuesday by NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, the body stated: “The Nigeria Football Federation in furtherance to her Integrity