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NSC prepares 250 athletes for African Youth Games

No fewer than 250 Nigerian athletes will participate at the 2018 African Youth Games (AYG) scheduled to hold between July 18 and July 28 in Algiers, Algeria.

Nigerian teams need corporate bodies’ support to excel – NOC

The President of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Habu Gumel, on Tuesday urged corporate entities to rally round the federal government in ensuring there was good support for Nigerian teams next year.

Minister Solomon Dalung cautions sportsmen against doping, age falsification

Mr Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, has cautioned sportsmen against doping and age falsification.

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Aminu Maigari commends Super Eagles for smashing Iceland

Former Chairman of Nigeria Football Association, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, has commended Super Eagles for their 2-0 win over Iceland.
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Senator Ekweremadu hails Super Eagles on victory over Iceland

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over Iceland in their second group game at ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.
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Iceland coach: We’re still in the World Cup last 16 race

Iceland coach Heidar Hallgrimsson declared his side were still in the race for a place in the World Cup last 16 after Friday’s 2-0 loss to Nigeria.
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Shaqiri’s late winner gives Switzerland control of Group E destiny

Xherdan Shaqiri scored a late winner to help Switzerland stun Serbia 2-1 in their second Group E game on Friday.
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Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles have good chance to beat Argentina again

Coach Gernot Rohr has rated as high the Super Eagles chances of beating Argentina to qualify for the knockout rounds of the World Cup.