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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF celebrates Olympic gold medalist Joseph Dosu at 47

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles and 1996 Atlanta Olympic gold medal winner Joseph Dosu who clocks 47 on Friday.
Benedict Akwuegbu – a former Super Eagles striker, has touched up the lives of some of his retired colleagues with a surprise car gifts amid the biting Covid-19 pandemic.

Benedict Akwuegbu: Why I regret playing for Nigeria instead of Austria

Despite an illustrious international career that saw him feature in all categories of the Nigeria’s national teams, Benedict Akwuegbu has told Complete Sports that he now regrets representing his fatherland in international football instead of Austria that also offered him a great opportunity.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke: Why I opted to play in Egypt instead of moving to Europe

Nigeria legend Emmanuel Amuneke has disclosed that he opted to play for Zamalek over moving to Europe, while surprisingly stating that he is still in charge of Misr El-Makkasa.
Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okalla, has commended Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare for his commitment to the welfare of Ex-players and athletes.

Former Green Eagles star commends sports minister

Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okalla, has commended Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare for his commitment to the welfare of Ex-players and athletes.
Unlike his continental counterpart Egypt’s Omar Assar who plummeted in the May ITTF ranking, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri maintains his status as the continent’s best as well as 23rd rated player in the world.

Quadri Aruna, Jide Omotayo tipped for ITTF Africa cup top 16 semi final spots

Ishaku speaking in a chat with newsmen expressed strong optimism that he earnestly believes Olajide Omotayo wouldn’t have it impossible to edge Egyptian Omar Assar after having beaten another highly rated Egyptian Ahmed Saleh last year at the All Africa games in Morocco.
Nigerian Paralympic gold-medalist and world record holder in Javelin Flora Ugwunwa moved from almost been decamped to a world champion a feat that was borne from self belief and support from her husband who quit his job to help her train.

Paralympian: My husband quit his job to help me train for Paralympics

Nigerian Paralympic gold-medalist and world record holder in Javelin Flora Ugwunwa moved from almost been decamped to a world champion a feat that was borne from self belief and support from her husband who quit his job to help her train.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi

NFF, CAF, Trabzonspor send birthday wishes to Emmanuel Amuneke, Ogenyi Onazi

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday sent birthday greetings to former Nigerian internationals Emmanuel Amuneke and Ogenyi Onazi.
The Acting Director, Facilities, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Arch. Katawan Dutse has revealed that about N1billion will be required to upgrade and renovate hotel and other dilapidated facilities at Package B of MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.

MKO Abiola Stadium repair to gulp N1 billion

The Acting Director, Facilities, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Arch. Katawan Dutse, has revealed that about N1billion will be required to upgrade and renovate hotel and other dilapidated facilities at the Package B of MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.

Daniel Igali congratulates Mary Onyali on her appointment as ministerial aide

Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.
Sports minister, Sunday Dare on Tuesday appointed ex-athlete Mary Onyali, as his Special Adviser on Sports.

Sports minister appoints ex-athlete Mary Onyali as special adviser

Sports minister Sunday Dare on Tuesday appointed ex-athlete Mary Onyali, as his Special Adviser on Sports.

Stakeholders blast AFN over IAAF world championships list

Stakeholders in track and field have lambasted the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) over list of athletes that will be donning the white and green colours of Nigeria at the IAAF World Championships which begins later this month in Doha, Qatar.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Friendly: NFF confirms Super Eagles, Brazil clash for October 13

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that the Super Eagles would slug it out with South American giant, Brazil in a friendly match, expected to take place in Singapore on Sunday, October 13, 2019.
Rangers of Scotland player Joe Aribo may not have been happy with the outcome of Tuesday’s international friendly against Ukraine but has described his debut as a special day in his life.

NFF hunts for African opposition ahead 2021 AFCON qualifiers

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is working hard at sealing a match with an African team for the Super Eagles, after announcing on Monday night that the three-time African champions will play Brazil in a friendly in Singapore on October 13.
West African nation, Ghana, has been granted the hosting rights of the 2023 edition of the All African Games.

Ghana gets 2023 African Games hosting rights

West African nation, Ghana, has been granted the hosting rights of the 2023 edition of the All Africa Games.
Burkina Faso beat Flying Eagles 2-0 to win Gold medal in the men’s football event at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games at the Stade Moulay Hassan in Rabat, Morocco.

African Games: Burkina Faso beat Flying Eagles to win gold medal

Burkina Faso beat Flying Eagles 2-0 to win Gold medal in the men’s football event at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games at the Stade Moulay Hassan in Rabat, Morocco.
Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.

African Games: Flying Eagles fall to Burkina Faso

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles settled for Silver medal after they fell to a 2-0 defeat against Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th All Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco.
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Sunday Dare: A new sports sheriff is in town

To start with, we have a new minister. He is a breath of some fresh air after a long period in wilderness when nobody could tell where sport was going with crisis and confusion in most parts in administration.
Super Falconets beat Cameroon 3-2 on penalties to win the Gold medal in the women’s football event at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games on Thursday night at the Boubker Aamar Stadium.

African Games: Falconet beat Cameroon on penalties to win gold

Super Falconets beat Cameroon 3-2 on penalties to win the Gold medal in the women’s football event at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games on Thursday night at the Boubker Aamar Stadium.

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8. President Muhammadu Buhari presides over the weekly virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting, at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja.

Aviation, education ministries, others make presentations at FEC meeting

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