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AYC 2015: Alampasu talks tough

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Ahead of 2015 Africa Youth Championship, AYC, scheduled for Senegal, Flying Eagles safe hand, Dele Alampasu has declared the team’s readiness to win the trophy as stake and qualify for the world cup. “I and my team mate  are looking forward to a good outing at the Africa Youth Championship, AYC, coming up in Senegal […]

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Messi better than everyone – Pedro

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Lionel Messi is better than any other player in the world and deserves to Ballon d’Or over Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Barcelona team-mate Pedro. The Argentine won the world’s best player accolade – now awarded by FIFA – for four straight years until Ronaldo ended his Ballon d’Or rule by taking home the trophy for […]

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Pitroipa, Traore in Burkina Faso’s squad

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Jonathan Pitroipa and Alain Traore, who starred in Burkina Faso’s run to the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations final, were among the provisional squad of 24 players announced on Saturday for the 2015 finals. Also figuring in the list of 24 players announced by Burkina Faso’s Belgian coach, Paul Put was Prejuce Nacoulma. The Turkey-based […]

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Elephants get financial boost

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The row between the Ivory Coast FA and its Sports Ministry over an AFCON budget has been resolved. The Elephants have been granted their 3.5 billion CFA francs (US$ 6.65 million) budget demands for preparation and participation at the January 17 – February 8 tournament in Equatorial Guinea following the involvement of the country’s head […]

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Enyimba eye another Continental Diadem

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After barely nine years of CAF Champions League cup drought, two times African Champions, Enyimba FC of Aba have declared their readiness to beat all odds and reclaim the third most admired continental soccer club cup. Head Coach of the team, Kadiri Ikhana, who made the declaration known to Nigerian Pilot Sports recently added that […]

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Thankgod set to dump Wolves

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Former Heartland captain, Ike Thankgod has set his sights on a move away from Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, club, Warri Wolves. Thankgod joined the club in 2011 from another NPFL club, Heartland, but after three seasons in the Southern Nigerian city of Warri, the defender believes it’s time for him to leave for new […]

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Enyeama, Oshoala tipped for CAF awards

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Former Nigeria women’s national team head coach, Ismaila Mabo has urged Nigerians to support the bid of Asisat Oshoala and Vincent Enyeama to become the 2014 Glo/Caf Africa Player of the Year winners when the awards holds on January 8, 2015 in Lagos. Enyeama will hope to become Africa’s best by beating the duo of […]

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Okpala floors NFF in CAS

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Former Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Sylvanus Okpala, has won a major victory over the Nigeria Football Federation at the Lausanne, Switzerland-based Court of Arbitration for Sports. The Eagle Online gathered that the court ordered the NFF to immediately reinstate Okpala as the Super Eagles assistant coach and pay him all his entitlements since he was […]

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NDSF laments govt neglect of disabled athletes

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Nigerian Deaf Sports Federation, NDSF has decried the neglect of disabled people by the three tiers of government in the country.It described the situation as worrisome and demanded equal treatment so that they can exercise their rights in all aspects of the country’s socioeconomic development. President, NDSF, Alhaji Usman Nahuche, made this known in an […]

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Int’l friendly: Sunshine Stars thump Inter CDF in Budapest

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Sunshine Stars have shown their class in Hungary where they have gone on a training tour after they recorded a 2-0 win over Inter CDF of Hungary in a friendly match played at the Vasas Sports Club, Budapest. The Akure Gunners took the lead midway into the first half through Ozor Chinedu after a great […]

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