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AWCON: SERAP drags FG, NFF to UN over alleged discriminatory and unfair treatment of Falcons

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned the United Nations, UN, Working Group on the issues of discrimination against women in law and in practice requesting the body to “use your mandates and position to urgently request the Nigerian government and the Nigerian Football Federation to end the discriminatory …

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Saraki lauds Super Falcon’s semi-final victory …Says you have a golden opportunity to make Nigeria proud

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, congratulated the Super Falcons for qualifying for the finals of the ongoing 2016 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON). Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, lauded the team and the technical crew for their …

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Dalung reviews Nigeria’s 2016 sports performance; Assures of repositioning of Federations and better days in 2017

Nigeria’s Youth and Sports Minister Barr Solomon Dalung has said that Nigerian sports recorded significant achievements in the outgoing year and assured that things will get better in 2017. He also said that the repositioning of sports in 2017 will start with election of new helmsmen and women with proven …

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50,000 athletes to participate in 2017 Lagos City Marathon – Ambode …Tourney to become Africa’s best …Top 10 world marathoners to compete for $50,000 grand prize; Access Bank’s Wigwe, Seven-Up’s Sawhney, AFN’s Ogba, others at media briefing

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said no fewer than 50,000 athletes from across the world are expected to participate in the second edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed to hold on February 11, 2017. Governor Ambode, who stated this at Lagos House in Ikeja while …

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Nwabuoku dropped, Oshoala makes Africa Women’s Cup of Nations squad; Super Falcons will miss Evelyn Nwabuoku, says Arsenal Ladies’ Oshoala

The Super Falcons have named a strong squad for the continental women’s football championship which kicks off on November 20 Nigeria senior women coach Florence Omagbemi has announced her squad to represent the country at this month’s African Women’s Cup of Nations in Cameroon . The final team list is …

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‘‘We will draw the blood of Desert Foxes’’-Rohr boasts; As Akwa Ibom govt mobilizes 20,000 supporters with jerseys.

Tony Asuquo, Uyo Super Eagles Coach, Genort Rohr has expressed confidence that, his team would draw the blood of the Desert Foxes in today’s(Saturday’s) qualifying match judging by the readiness of his team for the football duel. Rohr is quite positive that the lush green pitch of the Ibom International …

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‘This is so embarrassing!’ – Soccer world reacts as Donald Trump becomes President of the United States

Reactions from around the soccer world following the news that the 70-year-old businessman has been elected ahead of Hillary Clinton Donald Trump has been elected as the 45th President of the United States, pipping Hillary Clinton to the White House. How has the soccer world reacted to the election drama? …

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‘We have players with problems’ – Mourinho unhappy with United mentality; Devastating Reds stun Hornets 6-1 to go to the top

Sadio Mane netted one in each half while Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can, Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum also got on the score sheet in a sparkling Reds display at Anfield. Liverpool’s devastating front three of Philippe Coutinho, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino were all on target as the Reds battered …

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