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Rio Olympic: Nigeria tops Sweden 1-0 in Group B

Nigeria beat Sweden 1-0 to earn six points from its two matches.

Ronaldo in, Messi out of UEFA best player award shortlist

Cristiano Ronaldo is in and Lionel Messi is out of a three-player shortlist for UEFA's Best Player in Europe award for last season. Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Gareth Bale were picked for the shortlist by media voters from UEFA's 55 member-countries.

Manchester United: Zlatan Ibrahimović becomes vice-captain

Manchester United FC Manager, José Mourinho, has made Zlatan Ibrahimović the vice captain of the club,
the Sun reports morning.

Rio Olympic: How Nigeria defeated Japan 5-4 six hours after arrival

The Nigerian men’s soccer team didn’t show any fatigue from a last-minute trip that brought the players to Brazil just hours before their Rio Olympics opener, beating Japan 5-4 Friday morning (2:0am Nigeria time).

Flamingoes intensify training ahead Jordan 2016

The U17 Women National Team, Flamingoes on Wednesday continued their preparation for this year's FIFA U17 World Cup to be hosted by Jordan, 30th September – 21st October.

Triumphant DSS FC presents Dana Cup to NFF

The victorious Dynamic Sports Solutions (DSS) FC of Kaduna, which last week won the Dana Cup for U19 players in Hjorring, Denmark has returned to the country.

CAF U-17 qualifier: Garba names Sani as Eaglets’ captain

Coach Manu Garba has named burly midfielder Abduljabar Sani as captain of the new set of Nigeria U-17 team, Golden Eaglets, ahead of Saturday’s Africa U-17 qualifier against Niger Republic at the National Stadium, Abuja.

NFF holds seminar on FIFA female leadership programme

The Nigeria Football Federation will on Thursday, August 4, 2016, in Abuja hold a one-day seminar on the FIFA Female Leadership Development Programme (FLDP).

ITTF recognises Segun Toriola’s Olympics feat Just like the International Olymp

ic Committee (IOC), the sole custodian of table tennis globally, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has recognised the feat set by one of Africa’s most decorated athletes, Segun Toriola as the world table tennis ruling body identified with the record to be set by the former African

Manchester United: Did Mourinho disrespect Schweinsteiger?

Jose Mourinho’s first few months in charge of Manchester United have, by and large, been smooth.
But the Portuguese was bound to hit a stumbling block at some point and there is little surprise it has come from an apparently disgruntled player.

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