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Poor finishing on the part of both Dakkada FC and Kwara United frontmen marred what was otherwise and entertaining game in the only NPFL match played on Saturday.

Dakkada FC held by Kwara United in Uyo

Poor finishing on the part of both Dakkada FC and Kwara United frontmen marred what was otherwise and entertaining game in the only NPFL match played on Saturday.
All is not well in the camp of Nigeria professional football league side Sunshine stars of Akure as their players are reportedly ready to boycott their next league game against FC Ifeanyi Ubah over financial dispute with the management.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah beat Sunshine Stars in Nnewi

FC Ifeanyi Ubah kicked off the second stanza of the Nigeria football league season with an impressive 3-1 win over Sunshine Stars of Akure on Sunday.
Coach Mike Brown, the Golden State Warriors’ Associate Head Coach has agreed to coach Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, after agreeing to terms with the federation.

Nigeria hires Golden State Warriors’ Mike Brown as D’Tigers coach

Coach Mike Brown, the Golden State Warriors’ Associate Head Coach has agreed to coach Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, after agreeing to terms with the federation.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah head coach, Uche Okagbue says the game with a strong Rivers United side is another opportunity for his side to prove how good they are.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah boss unhappy with shared point vs Akwa United

FC Ifeanyi Ubah boss Uche Okabgue, says his team’s inability to take the maximum points against visiting Akwa United was due to hard luck.
Air Warriors Basketball club chairman Solademi Abdulmajid Oladimeji says he is not done with the feat set by his ladies, declaring that the team’s management is doing everything to raise the bar in women basketball.

Solademi Oladimeji: Air Warriors set to raise bar in women basketball

Air Warriors Basketball club chairman Solademi Abdulmajid Oladimeji says he is not done with the feat set by his ladies, declaring that the team’s management is doing everything to raise the bar in women basketball.
Abia Warriors were 25 minutes away from their first away win of the season at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe before Hassan Musa’s close-range header secured a 1-1 draw for Wikki Tourists in one of Sunday’s Matchday 10 fixtures.

Hassan Musa’s goal ensures Wikki Tourists share spoils against Abia Warriors

Abia Warriors were 25 minutes away from their first away win of the season at the Pantami Stadium in Gombe before Hassan Musa’s close-range header secured a 1-1 draw for Wikki Tourists in one of Sunday’s Matchday 10 fixtures.
Reining Nigerian league champions Enyimba of Aba lost their opening Group game of 2019-2020 CAF Confederations Cup to Hassania Agadir of Morroco on Sunday.

CAFCC: Enyimba pip San Pedro 1-0 in Aba

Substitute Martins Usule netted the winner as Enyimba secured a hard fought 1-0 home win against Cote d’Ivoire’s San Pedro in their CAF Confederation Cup matchday-two clash in Aba on Sunday.
Zimbabwe caretaker coach Joey Antipas has reportedly resigned less than 24 hours after guiding the Warriors to a 2-1 away victory over Zambia in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group H qualifier.

Report: Joey Antipas steps down as Zimbabwe coach

Zimbabwe caretaker coach Joey Antipas has reportedly resigned less than 24 hours after guiding the Warriors to a 2-1 away victory over Zambia in a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Group H qualifier.
Los Angeles Lakers’ rollercoaster ride in the new NBA season continued on Wednesday night as LeBron James inspired their 120-94 win against a struggling Golden State Warriors.

Los Angeles Lakers consolidate on great start to NBA season, pip Golden State Warriors...

Los Angeles Lakers’ rollercoaster ride in the new NBA season continued on Wednesday night as LeBron James inspired their 120-94 win against a struggling Golden State Warriors.
Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March.

NBA: Warriors star Stephen Curry expects to return before season ends

Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Stephen Curry said Monday he expects to return from a broken left hand before the conclusion of the NBA season but not before late March.
Former Abia Warriors striker Michael Olaha has revealed his delight following a move to Hapoel Tel Aviv after a successful three-year spell in Vietnam and has set his sights on earning a call-up to Nigeria’s senior national team.

Michael Olaha targets Super Eagles call-up after Hapoel Tel-Aviv move

Former Abia Warriors striker Michael Olaha has revealed his delight following a move to Hapoel Tel Aviv after a successful three-year spell in Vietnam and has set his sights on earning a call-up to Nigeria’s senior national team.

Zimbabwe receive boost ahead of Afcon qualifiers

Zimbabwe have received what could be a boost ahead of the 2021 qualifiers, following assurances from authorities that players who have been struggling to obtain passports will be issued with the documents which will enable them to play for the Warriors.
Abia Warriors are rarely seen as title challengers in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and since gaining promotion to the elite division in 2013, they have never finished high enough to secure a continental ticket.

Abia Warriors coach promises ‘outstanding’ season

Abia Warriors are rarely seen as title challengers in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) and since gaining promotion to the elite division in 2013, they have never finished high enough to secure a continental ticket.
The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to host Super Eagles vs Benin Republic

The last game the Eagles hosted in Nigeria was on June 8 which was an international friendly game against the Warriors of Zimbabwe played at the Stephen Keshis Stadium in Asaba and since then, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been shopping for a new venue following complaints about the quality of the pitch in Asaba.
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.

Federal government commends ExxonMobil, Africare, NBA’s quest for youth devt

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, yesterday, commended ExxonMobil Nigeria, Africare and the United-States based National Basketball Association, NBA, for their efforts at promoting capacity building, health development and well-being of Nigerian youths through their Power Africa Initiative.
Zimbabwe head coach Sunday Chidzambwa admitted his side has to do better in front of the goal to stand a chance of winning their final Africa Cup of Nations Group A game against Democratic Republic of Congo.

Afcon: Sunday Chidzambwa quits as Zimbabwe head coach

The 67-year-old was preparing his side for their 2019 Chan qualifier against Mauritius on Sunday, and even took training on Wednesday morning.
Kano Pillars narrowly missed out on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title but they held on to secure the second ticket for the Caf Champions League.

CafCL: We have a better chance of eliminating Kotoko – Kano Pillars coach

Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has expressed optimism about their chances of beating Ghanaian club Asante Kotoko to reach the Caf Champions League preliminary zone second round.
DR Congo manager Florent Ibenge bemoaned his side’s luck after their 2-0 defeat by Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Afcon: Preparing for Zimbabwe clash was difficult – DR Congo coach

Democratic Republic of Congo manager Florent Ibenge has revealed the issues his team faced before their Africa Cup of Nations game against Zimbabwe, which threatened to ruin their chances of success.

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