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Former NFF Secretary-General, Taiwo Ogunjobi Is Dead

Former NFF Secretary-General, Taiwo Ogunjobi Is Dead

A former Shooting Stars, Super Eagles and Secretary General of the Nigeria Football federation, NFF, Taiwo Ogunjobi has passed away. The football administrator passed on after failing to recover from an undisclosed illness. As a footballer, Ogunjobi was a key member of the WNDC (now Shooting Stars Sports Club), and due to his brilliance on

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“I’m on a plane that looks like it’s about to fall apart.”- Emiliano Sala Voice Note to Family [Video]

Emiliano Sala was one of the two people on board the Piper Malibu plane travelling between Nantes and Cardiff on Monday night The search for Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala resumed on Wednesday 36 hours after the light aircraft he was flying on disappeared over the English Channel. Emiliano was on board a light aircraft

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Egypt To Host Afcon 2019

The Confederation of African Football, CAF on Tuesday, announced Egypt as the hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament after their executive meeting in Dakar, Senegal. South Africa and Egypt were the only two nations to submit bids for the tournament, which is only five months away from kicking off, after Cameroon

Schoolboy Breaks Own World Record in Rope Jumping Skills [Video]

A boy in China stunned thousands of people with his impressive rope-jumping skills at a competition while breaking his own world record. The video of the performance by 13-year-old student, Huang Junkai shows him completing 136 jumps in 30 seconds at the Double Dutch Contest Shanghai 2018 on Sunday. The result is derived from the number of

Nigerian Sport Stars Win Awards

One of Nigeria’s biggest sports awards held on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Tagged the “Nigerian Awards for Sporting Excellence,” the event held at Osun Hall, Airport Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos. According to the organisers, the award was meant to encourage sportsmen and women and administrators to achieve more success in their various fields. Among the awardees

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NFF Unveils 2018 Budget

The Nigeria Football Federation today gave an insight to its working capital for 2018. The football running body revealed that it’s “total budget for year 2018 activities is the sum of N6,382,500,310.00.” The figure, the NFF explains, in a release by its communications unit, is the combined sum of government subvention and sponsorship contract.  “The

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Shakespeare Quits Leicester

With just eight matches played in the premier league, Leicester City, 2015 champions, have, for the second time in the last eight months, sacked its manager. Craig Shakespeare, who succeeded Claudio Ranieri after he was relieved of his duties in February for poor performance, has become the latest managerial  victim in the competitive  English league

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