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Football fans nationwide in frenzy over Super Eagles victory

Soccer fans across the country were in a frenzy as they celebrated the 2-0 victory of the Super Eagles against Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia on Friday.

Ekiti fans rue Super Eagles World Cup loss

Some fans in Ekiti on Sunday condemned the poor performance of the Super Eagles in their 0-2 defeat to Croatia on Saturday in the ongoing World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Nigerians optimistic Super Eagles will win remaining group matches

Nigerians on Sunday expressed optimism that the Eagles will win the remaining matches in Group D.

Aminu Maigari: There is still hope for Eagles

A former chairman, Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Alhaji Aminu Maigari said the Super Eagles did not play too badly in their 0-2 loss against Croatia on Saturday.

World Cup: Nigerians react to Super Eagles loss against Croatia

Some football fans in Abuja on Saturday expressed disappointment at the Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

World Cup: Fans apportion blame for Nigeria’s loss to Croatia

Sports fans in Gombe on Saturday attributed the failure of the Super Eagles to secure their first opening World Cup win since France 1998 to player’s errors.

World Cup: SWAN patron commends federal government for nominating Governor Ambode as delegate

The Federal Government had been commended for nominating Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State as a member of its delegation to the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

FRSC pledges partnership with FCT SWAN for sports development

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday pledged to partner with the FCT Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT to develop sports in Nigeria.

SWAN urges Governor Obiano to appoint sports commissioner

The Anambra chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) on Thursday expressed its worry over the non-appointment of a Commissioner for the Ministry of Sports in the state.

World Cup: Professor Akande canvasses support for Super Eagles

Prof. Adeolu Akande, a former Chief of Staff to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has called for support for the Super Eagles ahead of the forthcoming World Cup in Russia.

Anambra inaugurates 19 sports associations executive committees

Uju Nwogu, Commissioner for Sports and Youth Entrepreneurship in Anambra on Friday, inaugurated the Executive Committees of the 19 sports associations in the state.

760 register for 10th Ibadan City Marathon Race

No fewer than 760 participants have already registered to participate in the 10th edition of the 42-kilometre Ibadan City Marathon scheduled to hold on April 8.

Stakeholders laud Edo govt over plans to build sports facilities

Stakeholders in sports industry on Tuesday expressed happiness over plans by Edo Government to construct mini stadium in each of the 18 council areas of the state.

Brutalised journalist petitions DSS over threat to life

Alambo Datonye, a Correspondent of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), has petitioned the authorities of Department of State Services (DSS) over threat to his life by a personnel of the agency.

Governor Ortom condoles with FRCN over the death of Mark Agbo

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, has commiserated with the management and staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on the death of Mr Mark Agbo, a sports presenter and commentator.

Bayelsa says it’s committed to sports devt

The Bayelsa Government is committed to developing the potentials of the state’s sports men and women as part of efforts to rebuild sports in the state, an official has said.

World Cup: Super Eagles to face real Argentina squad – Tunde Disu

Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Tunde Disu, says the Super Eagles should be ready to face the real Albiceleste of Argentina at the World Cup.

Rivers govt to host National Wrestling Championship

The Rivers Government on Tuesday said that it was set to host the first Gov. Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championship for the junior and senior cadets in the state.

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