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Iheanacho makes history, nets brace on return to action

Iheanacho makes history, nets brace on return to action

Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho ended his goal drought in a rare start for Leicester City on Tuesday night. The Nigerian also scored the first goal in English football to be awarded using the video assistant referee (VAR) as Leicester City advanced in the English FA Cup. Iheanacho bagged a brace in the 2-0 win

Sports aids productivity, service delivery-Baru

Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has charged staff of the corporation to get involved in sporting activities towards improving their productivity and service delivery. Dr. Baru, who made the call during the closing ceremony of the 11th edition of the NNPC Sports Fiesta held at the Teslim

NFF inaugurates Technical and Development committee

The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday inaugurated its newly –composed Technical and Development Committee, just as the committee held its inaugural meeting at the NFF Secretariat, Abuja. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, who represented NFF President Amaju Pinnick and the Executive Committee, hailed the calibre of the membership, before charging them to bring their

Minister apologises for Buhari’s goof on board appointments

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has apologised for one of the errors committed by President Muhammadu Buhari in his recent controversial board appointments. The appointments of 209 board chairpersons and 1,258 board members were announced on Friday. PREMIUM TIMES reported some of the controversies surrounding the appointments such as the inclusion of

BREAKING: Former AC Milan, Chelsea star, George Weah, elected President of Liberia

Former AC Milan, Manchester City and Chelsea striker George Weah has been elected president of Liberia. Weah – the first African to win the Ballon D’Or and FIFA World Player of the Year – won comprehensively, clinching 12 of the 15 counties in the West African country. His opponent Joseph Boakai, who has been vice-president