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Jo Bonfrere with former Super Eagles assistant coach Bitrus Bewarang at the Agege Stadium Lagos

CHANQ: Jo Bonfrere faults Imama Amapakabo tactics against Togo

Former Super Eagles coach Johannes Bonfrere has slammed the tactics deployed by the U-23 head coach Imama Amapakabo against Togo during Saturday’s 2020 African Nations Cup Championship (CHAN) second leg qualifier encounter at the Agege Stadium, Lagos.
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Tokyo 2020 marathon moved to Sapporo

The Olympic marathon and race walking events for next year’s Olympic Games have been moved from Tokyo to Sapporo, it has been announced today.
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Tokyo will have to accept IOC plan to move marathon – organisers

Tokyo has little choice but to accept an International Olympic Committee (IOC) move to shift the 2020 marathon to a cooler Northern Island in Japan.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.

Cristiano Ronaldo departure ruled out as Juventus expect Portuguese to honour contract

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo will not be leaving the Serie A champions anytime soon.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has finally opened up on the recent resignation of Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby.

NFF: Why Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby resigned

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has finally opened up on the recent resignation of Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby.
Eliud Kipchoge’s bid on Saturday to become the first person to run a marathon in under two hours will excite scientists and sports followers alike.

Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to run marathon in two hours excites scientists, others

Eliud Kipchoge’s bid on Saturday to become the first person to run a marathon in under two hours will excite scientists and sports followers alike.
Spanish captain Sergio Ramos is aiming to add another medal to his cabinet as he is considering been part of the Spain football team to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Sergio Ramos aims to add another medal to his collection

Spanish captain Sergio Ramos is aiming to add another medal to his cabinet as he is considering been part of the Spain football team to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Miffed by the Super Falcons’ ouster from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) would soon begin its inquest into women’s football in order to curtail its free fall.

NFF to overhaul women’s football after Super Falcons’ flop

Miffed by the Super Falcons’ ouster from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) would soon begin its inquest into women’s football in order to curtail its free fall.
Super Falcons attacker Ngozi Okobi said the players are disappointed to miss out on the opportunity to qualify for the Olympics for the first time since 2008.

Ngozi Okobi: No way forward for broken Super Falcons

Super Falcons attacker Ngozi Okobi said the players are disappointed to miss out on the opportunity to qualify for the Olympics for the first time since 2008.
Arna-Bjornar's Ngozi Ebere has earned a late invitation to the Nigeria women's side for Monday's clash against Cote d'Ivoire.

Ngozi Ebere: Nigerian fans should expect nothing but victory against Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria face Cote d'Ivoire in the third round, the second leg of the Women's Olympic qualifier encounter and Ngozi Ebere has revealed her side's mission against the visitors in Lagos.
American Dalilah Muhammad broke her own world record to win the women’s 400 metres hurdles at the world championships with a time of 52.16 seconds on Friday, edging out compatriot Sydney McLaughlin in a gripping race.

Doha 2019: American athlete Dalilah Muhammad breaks own world record to win 400 meters...

American Dalilah Muhammad broke her own world record to win the women’s 400 metres hurdles at the world championships with a time of 52.16 seconds on Friday, edging out compatriot Sydney McLaughlin in a gripping race.
Having scored a goal to lead the Super Falcons past Algeria in September, the Nigeria international made her bow as the captain of the team under acting manager Christopher Danjuma.

Nigeria and Cote d’Ivoire land in Lagos for Women’s Olympic qualifier

Nigeria and Cote d'Ivoire are in Lagos for the third round, second leg tie of the African 2020 Women's Olympic Qualifier on Monday.
Despite having the second best time of 19.73 behind Jamaican Yohan Blake’s 19.26 in heat three of the men’s 200m semifinal, Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru finished last to miss out from the final of the event at the ongoing IAAF World Championships holding in Doha, Qatar.

Divine Oduduru turns attention to Tokyo Olympic after Doha disappointment

Nigeria Sprint sensation Divine Oduduru said he only finds out he will be running in the 200m event of the ongoing IAAF World Championship a few minutes before the race.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 68

Super Falcons players cry out over unpaid World Cup bonuses

Five players of the women's team are owed bonuses and allowances worth 7,700,000 million naira [$22,000] for playing at the Women's World Cup in France.
The Super Falcons are bidding to return to the Women's Olympics next year in Tokyo after failing their last two attempts, for London 2012 and Rio 2016.

Olympics: Super Falcons depart for Abidjan without head coach

The Super Falcons depart for Abidjan on Tuesday (today) for the first leg second round of the 2020 Olympics qualifiers against Ivory Coast, without head coach, Thomas Dennerby, who has been at loggerheads with the Nigeria Football Federation.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister: Brazil friendly good test for Super Eagles

Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, on Saturday in Abuja said the upcoming friendly game between Nigeria and Brazil would expose the Super Eagles’ strengths and weaknesses.
Nigeria retained its spot on the latest FIFA Ranking for the Women’s national teams released on Friday.

FIFA rankings: Super Falcons now 36th in the world, still Africa’s best

Nigeria retained its spot on the latest FIFA Ranking for the Women’s national teams released on Friday.
The last 24 hours has been controversial for Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong, following purported claims he has been a disruptive character in the team.

Taribo West: William Troost-Ekong could be in trouble for not giving NFF officials handouts

The last 24 hours has been controversial for Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong, following purported claims he has been a disruptive character in the team.

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