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ABS FC to commission new Puma kits against Kano Pillars 


The Management of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, has concluded arrangements to commission its new Puma kits against Kano Pillars on Wednesday in Ilorin. The Club’s Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, told the players after Monday’s training in Ilorin, that they will seize to wear anything again but Puma. “Let us put everything to the Pillars game on Wednesday, ...

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Nigerian referees, assessors, fitness trainers set for FIFA Elite Programme

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All is now set for this year’s FIFA Member Association (MA) Elite Programme for Nigerian referees, assessors and physical fitness trainers taking place in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja between 3rd and 8th July 2017. Last year, more than 230 Nigerian referees, instructors and assessors were involved in the elite programme, which took place 16th – 20th May 2016, also in Abuja. Head of ...

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Dalung visits Commonwealth Youth Games Athletes In Camp


Athletes in camp, preparing for the forthcoming Commonwealth Youth Games scheduled to hold in Nassau, Bahamas in July, have been charged to work hard and present themselves as worthy ambassadors during the games. Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports gave the charge when he visited the athletes in camp at the Package B Hostel, National Stadium Abuja at the ...

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Adeoti returns to ABS training after 7-month injury lay off


Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC midfielder, Muiz Adeoti, has returned to training after seven months injury lay off. Adeoti took part in the Saraki Boys’ training on Thursday with jogging but was fully involved on Friday. It would be recalled that the midfielder underwent  a successful surgery on a fractured toe in a private hospital in Lagos on Tuesday, ...

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Iheanacho: Man City demand buy-back option

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Manchester City want a buy-back option on Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho. The striker, who has become a target for West Ham and Leicester City and has attracted interest across the Premier League this summer. The 20-year-old is to be made available as Pep Guardiola changes his squad but with such interest in a proven Premier League goalscorer who is ...

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GTBank-Ogun State Principals Cup (Season 5) Semi Finals

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Students and football lovers in Ogun State defied the torrential rainfall as they trouped out enmass for the semi-final fixtures of the GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup at the MKO Abiola Stadium, Abeokuta on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Makun High school, Sagamu and Muslim high school, Isolu kicked off the female fixtures and remained inseparable after extra-time before Muslim High ...

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FC Taraba snaps Kogi United’s impressive run

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Thomas Acheneje’s late goal from the spot was not enough as Kogi United lost 2-1 to FC Taraba in a rescheduled Matchday 14 of the Bet9ja Nigeria National League, NNL played in Jalingo on Thursday. The match played at the Jolly Nyame Stadium on Thursday morning could not take place the previous day due to heavy down pour. And it ...

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Dalung, NFF Mourn Kelechi Emetole


The Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalung has expressed dismay and sadness over the death of a member of the “Dammam Miracle ” coaching crew, Kelechi Emetole after a protracted illness. Reacting after the news filtered in from India where the late Emetole had gone for a surgery, Dalung expressed shock that despite the timely intervention of Nigerians to ...

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Aklosendi is playing for promotion – Allu


The proprietor of Aklosendi International Football Club of Lafia , David Allu has said that his club is aiming to get the promotion ticket to the Nigeria NationaL League NNL at the end of the season in the Nationwide League One. Allu revealed that he is very impressed with the performance of the club in the first round of the ...

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VAT Wonder Goal: Ahmad, Ikefe, Suleman seek Glory


Match Day 24 recorded a rich harvest of 27 goals, six from the penalty spot but the strikes from Ahmad Usman of Wikki Tourists, Andrew Ikefe of Niger Tornadoes and Musa Suleman of Katsina United made it through to the shortlist of three nominees for VAT Wonder Goal number 5. Ahmad Usman netted twice, ten minutes apart in the 3-1 ...

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