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AFCON 2023: Minister secures N200m support for S/Eagles

From Our Correspondent The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan Enoh has secured the sum of N200m for the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of their semi-final clash at the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cote d’Ivoire. The Special Adviser Media to the Minister, Diana-Mary Nsan in a statement on Wednesday, […]

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Mali denies Gambian soccer fans entry enroute I/Coast

Malian security forces have reportedly denied entry to Gambian soccer fans, travelling by road to Ivory Coast for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament. Three buses, ferrying at least 50 Gambian fans, were denied entry by the Malian border security forces. This is according to a Gambian online platform, The Alkamba Times (TAT). According […]

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Walk-for-life: HCFI, TMC urge regular body exercise

 By Abdulfatah Babatunde A Consultant Pharmacist and Clinical Pharmacologist, Prof. Adekunle Ibrahim Oreagba, has reiterated the importance of regular body exercise for a healthier life and keeping fit. Oreagba, who works in the Department of Pharmacology Therapeutics and Toxicology, College of Medicine University of Lagos, gave the advice during the 10th edition of the “Walk-For-Life” exercise […]

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Botswana to host African Netball Cup

Botswana will host the African Netball Cup from Nov. 26 to Dec. 6 at the University of Botswana Indoor Facility, the Botswana Netball Association (BONA) said on Wednesday. The announcement comes after the Botswana National Sport Commission (BNSC) reconsidered BONA’s request for permission to host the tournament. This is on the basis that BONA, with […]

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Sports

ODSG reiterates commitment to rejuvenate school sports

From Our Correspondent The Ondo State Government, on Thursday, reiterated the need to return to school sports with a view to identify, nurture and promote raw talents. Mr Bamidele Ologunloluwa, Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, made this remark while opening a workshop organised for sports technocrats in the state. TheNewsZenith reports that the theme […]

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Ugandan women’s rugby coach confident ahead Olympic qualifier

Uganda’s Head Coach, Charles Onen, has expressed confidence in his team’s preparation ahead of the Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens tournament 2023. The tournament will also act as the Paris Olympic Games 2024 qualifier. The tournament, set to attract eight teams, will take place between Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 in Monastir, Tunisia. “We are putting […]

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Afrobasket title: Nigerians in S/Africa commend D’Tigress victory

From Our Correspondent The Nigerian community in South Africa has commended the country’s national women’s basketball team, the D’Tigress, for winning the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket title four conservative times. TheNewsZenith reports that the Nigerian team, at the BK Arena, Kigali in Rwanda, defeated Senegal, 84-74 to win at the weekend. The Nigerian team sets new […]

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FIFA WWC: Nigerians in S/Africa hail Super Falcons

By Peter Ejiofor As Nigerians celebrate the Super Falcons’ qualification to the Round of 16 in the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup, the Nigerian community in South Africa has commended the team for excellent performance. Playing in Group B, the Super Falcons drew 0-0 with Olympic Champions, Canada, defeated co-host, Australia 3-2 and drew 0-0 […]

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Zambia leaves Women’s World Cup with dignity

New army Zambia finished their last game in the 2023 Women’s World Cup with a consolation prize as they beat Costa Rica 3-1 in a dead rubber in Hamilton, New Zealand, on Monday. Zambia and Costa Rica had already been eliminated after two rounds, with Zambia suffering back-to-back 5-0 defeats. However, Zambia’s first goal in the […]

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CAF makes qualifying draw for FIFA World Cup 26

BY Our Correspondent The Confederation of African Football (CAF), on Thursday, held its draw for the FIFA World Cup 26TM, Abdijan, Côte d’Ivoire. The NewsZenith quotes a statement from FIFA, Thursday night, that the draw is to determine the African qualification groups among its 54 nations’ teams for the next World Cup. Nigeria and 2010 […]

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