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Governor Udom floats state football league

In the run up to the 2015 general elections in Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel, clearly defined his agenda towards the renaissance of sports development in the state.

Super Eagles not worried about Ebola virus ahead of DR Congo friendly

Despite reports of an Ebola Virus out-break in their country, Nigeria’s Super Eagles are fully focussed on their upcoming friendly against the Leopards.

Wilfred Ndidi recovering ‘faster than expected’ for Nigeria

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has recovered "faster than expected" from a hamstring injury and will soon join Nigeria's full World Cup training, an official said Thursday.

Mikel Obi, Victor Moses yet to join Super Eagles camp in Uyo

Skipper Mikel Obi, Chelsea star Victor Moses as well as Israel-based midfielder John Ogu are the three players still being expected in the Super Eagles World Cup training camp in Uyo, officials have disclosed.

Fans back Super Eagles Team B as main team feeder

Football fans in Ebonyi State have lent support to the calls for Super Eagles Team B to be used as the main team’s feeder after Russia 2018 World Cup.

World Cup: Players hit Super Eagles camp

Super Eagles’ pre-World Cup training camp opened in Uyo on Monday, as more than six players arrived at the Ibom Meridian Hotel Camp.

Police deploy 424 personnel for security at Godswill Akpabio Stadium

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, says it will deploy 424 police personnel to ensure adequate security of life and property during the international friendly between Super Eagles and Atletico Madrid.

Mutiu Adepoju: MultiChoice deserves kudos for Atletico Madrid Nigeria visit

Ex-Super Eagles and Spanish La Liga star, Mutiu Adepoju, has described as commendable, the decision of MultiChoice Nigeria to bring LaLiga giants, Atletico Madrid, to Nigeria for the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup.

Atletico Madrid to play home-based Super Eagles in Uyo after Europa League final

Spanish LaLiga giants and 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League finalists Atletico Madrid will be in Nigeria for the first time to face the home-based Super Eagles in the GOtv Max Cup.

Nigerian Air Force holds combat sports in Uyo

The Nigerian Air Force is holding its Inter-Command Combat Sports Competition in Akwa Ibom State.

Enyimba to face Benin’s Energie FC in CAF Confed Cup

Enyimba will face Benin Republic’s Energie FC in the first round of the CAF Confederation Cup after the modest side secured a shocking 2-1 aggregate win against Haifa of Guinea in the preliminary round.

Abdu Maikaba: Akwa United will advance despite home defeat to Banjul Hawks

Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba insists his side will overturn their first leg deficit against Banjul Hawks of Gambia when both teams clash in the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup tie in Bakau on Wednesday.

CAF Confederation Cup: Akwa United FC losses 1-2 to Hawks of Gambia in Uyo

Akwa United FC began their CAF Confederation Cup campaign in Uyo on a losing note on Sunday, by felling 1-2 in the first round, first leg match against Hawks of Gambia.

CAF Confed Cup: Akwa United chief urges players to defeat Gambian side

Mr Paul Bassey, Chairman, Akwa United FC of Uyo, has urged the players to sustain the club’s winning tempo against their Gambian opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup encounter in Uyo.

Akwa United punished for not taking their chances – Abdu Maikaba

Akwa United dominated home team Go Round but they failed to put away the many chances they created, according to coach Abdu Maikaba.

NPFL: Akwa United’s Abdu Maikaba targets away win against Go Round

Akwa United coach, Abdu Maikaba, expects a tough duel against Go Round FC in Wednesday’s Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-two fixture.

NPFL: Akwa United are beatable – Gbenga Ogunbote

Enugu Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is confident his side can secure victory over 'beatable' Akwa United in Sunday's encounter.

Governor Ugwuanyi to pay Enugu Rangers N1m extra bonus for every NPFL match win

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has promised players of Enugu Rangers a special bonus of N1m, apart from their normal bonus, for every home or away win in the 2018 /19 NPFL season which kicks off this weekend.

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