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Minister Solomon Dalung scores Nigeria sports high in 2017

The Sports Minister, Solomon Dalong, on Thursday said Nigeria has achieved a lot in the area of sports over the last two years ago.

FIFA chief Infantino congratulates Plateau United

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has felicitated with the players, technical crew, management, backroom staff and supporters of Plateau United FC of Jos over the club’s emergence on Saturday as new champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

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Zambia probes mine dump collapse that killed 10

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France coach Didier Deschamps hails match-winner Kylian Mbappe

Didier Deschamps has hailed Kylian Mbappe after his match-winning goal saw France into the last 16 of the World Cup with a 1-0 victory against Peru on Thursday.

Peru coach Ricardo Gareca apologises to fans after World Cup exit

Peru coach Ricardo Gareca put a brave face on his team's World Cup exit, saying his side had left a positive image but that he was sorry for their huge army of travelling fans.
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Senator Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles against Iceland in Volgograd

Some top Nigerian leaders and politicians are to watch the Super Eagles Group D second match against the Strakkamir Okkarr (Our Boys) of Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
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Israeli premier’s wife docked over misuse of state funds

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, was charged on Thursday with fraud over the alleged misuse of state funds in ordering catered meals at their official residence, the Justice Ministry said.