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CAMEROON STOP NIGERIA FROM QUALIFYING FOR FIFA U-17 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

Nigeria’s Flamingoes on Sunday failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup finals scheduled for Uruguay in November. After a 2-2 draw at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin a fortnight ago, the Cameroonians forced the Flamingoes...

CONTINENTAL ASSIGNMENT- MIXED BLESSINGS FOR NIGERIAN TEAMS

PLATEAU 3-0 EDING Nigerian champions Plateau United defeated Cameroon’s Eding Sport 3-0 in their CAF  Champions League   match  in Jos on Sunday while  the country’s other representatives in the competition MFM drew 1-1  with Real Bamako in Mali. However, Aiteo Cup...

DALUNG URGES UN TO CREATE COMMISSION FOR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Friday in Abuja urged the United Nations to create a Commission which would address issues related to youth development. Dalung said this when he received the UN Secretary General’s Youth Envoy,...

CAF COMPETITIONS – NIGERIA TRIO UPBEAT AS CONTINENTAL ACTION BEGINS

Nigeria trio upbeat as continental action begins 08 FEBRUARY 2018 11:18 Nigeria champions, Plateau United, are hopeful of a good outing  as they kick-start  their continental cup campaign against Eding Sport of Cameroon in one of this weekend’s Total CAF...

AIPS AFRICA WARNS SPORTS JOURNALISTS ABOUT SPLINTER GROUP

AIPS AFRICA President, Mitchell Obi has advised all member national sports journalists association and sports federations to distance and disassociate themselves from an unregistered group that calls itself Confederation of Africa Sports Press. In a lunch meeting for the sports...

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER – NIGERIA U-17 GIRLS IN A DICEY 2-2 DRAW AGAINST CAMEROON

Nigeria’s U17 girls face a herculean task in Yaounde in a fortnight after they could only force their Cameroonian counterparts to a 2-2 draw in their 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup final round, first leg clash on Saturday. The Samuel...

LIST OF NIGERIANS IN CAF AND FIFA – AS ADAMU AND MUSTAPHA BECOMES LATEST...

Mustapha, Adamu become latest Nigerians in CAF Barrister A. U. Mustapha, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was appointed President of the CAF Board of Appeal, while CAF Assistant General Coordinator and organizer of the COPA Lagos Invitational Beach Soccer...

WAFU CUP:35 SUPER FALCONS INVITEES HIT CAMP IN ABUJA

Falconets’ ace forward Rasheedat Ajibade and veteran midfielder Osas Igbinovia are at the top of a 35 –woman list of players invited to the camp of the Super Falcons ahead of the upcoming WAFU Women Cup of Nations taking...

FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP – FALCONETS OF NIGERIA ARE FLYING TO FRANCE 2018

Nigeria’s Falconets on Saturday booked a place in the FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup, tagged France 2018, after trashing their South African counterpart 6-0. The very entertaining match which was played at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin, Edo...

MOROCCO, SUDAN AGREE TO CEMENT FOOTBALL COOPERATION

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) signed Thursday in Rabat a partnership agreement with the Sudanese Football Federation to boost bilateral cooperation. The agreement was inked by FRMF chairman, Fouzi Lekjaa, and Abdellah Barqou, a member of the board of...

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