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How Arsenal Defeated Chelsea To Win FA Cup

How Arsenal Defeated Chelsea To Win FA Cup

Arsenal has recorded its 14th FA Cup win as the Gunners captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice to beat Chelsea 2-1 in the final at an empty Wembley on Saturday. Christian Pulisic had given Chelsea the dream start, but the Blues unravelled after Aubameyang was brought down by Cesar Azpilicueta inside the area and converted the resulting penalty. A brilliant finish ...

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Obaseki Congratulates Kamaru Usman for Retaining UFC Title

Obaseki Congratulates Kamaru Usman for Retaining UFC Title 1

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has congratulated UFC Welterweight Champion, Kamaru Usman, who hails from Edo State, for retaining his Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) title. The governor also congratulated Yewande Adewusi, an indigene of the state, who has just been appointed as the British Broadcasting Service (BBC)’s new Regional Director for Africa. In a tweet congratulating Kamaru Usman, ...

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Man United offer New Contract to Youngster after Old Videos of him at TB Joshua’s Church Emerged

Man United offer New Contract to Youngster after Old Videos of him at TB Joshua

Angel Gomes, the Manchester United youngster who attended TB Joshua’s church in Lagos in 2016 could be set to sign a contract extension with the former Premier League champions. This has been suggested by manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer ahead of their Premier League return against Tottenham. Gomes is out of contract at the end of the month and could leave ...

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E-Sports Federation Prepares for 2020 National League Games

Sport Minister Mr Sunday Dare

By NAN The e-Sports Federation says preparations for the 2020 On-line National League Games has begun in spite of the coronavirus pandemic affecting sporting activities in the country and beyond. Mr Christopher Yaba, Secretary of the federation said on Wednesday in a statement after the federation’s virtual board meeting on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that e-sports ...

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Rugby Africa Offers Referees from its Member Unions a Series of Online Workshops

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Referees and Coaches of Match Officials (CMOs) drawn from across the continent are following a series of online workshops run by Alain Rolland, High-Performance 15s Match Official Manager for World Rugby. This initiative will help upskill match officials in the key focus areas of the game, and the programme will run for over two months. With 42 participants (including 11 ...

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NFF Executive Member, Chidi Ofo Okenwa is Dead

Chidi Ofo Okenwa

By Chris Ugwuja, Nsukka A Member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation and Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa, died on Tuesday morning at the age of 50. Okenwa, also the Chairman of the Enugu State Football Association, had been diagnosed as having leukemia, and was said to have been restless throughout the ...

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Revealing: TB Joshua and Football Prophecies in History

TB Joshua football prophecies

…Plus Many of TB Joshua’s Controversial Football Prophecies Football prophecies by spiritual leaders have been once again come to the fore with the news of Prophet TB Joshua’s influence in the victory of the Ghanaian team at the Under 20 World Cup in 2009, let us cast a glance on his previous prophetic involvement in football. The Street Reporters Newspaper ...

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Uncertainties over Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Indications have emerged that air of uncertainties surrounding hosting of games ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics rescheduled for next year. The developments became evident after the International Olympic Committee (IOC)  and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the games disagreed that hosting the games hinges on the development of a vaccine to prevent contracting COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Japanese ...

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Coronavirus Forces Postponement Of Last Eight Champions Cup Matches

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Domestic competitions across Europe already on hold over Coronavirus Outbreak The quarter-finals of this year’s Champions and Challenge Cups have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, tournament organizers European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) said on Monday. Four of the matches originally scheduled for April 3-5 were set to be played in France, where the government has closed schools, bars, ...

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How Coronavirus is Impacting Sports Events Globally

How Coronavirus is Impacting Sports Events Globally 2

The BBC reports that the spread of coronavirus around the world has impacted the staging of sporting events around the world. This is what has been affected so far: 14 March: ATHLETICS: The Edinburgh Marathon, scheduled to take place on Sunday, 24 May, is postponed with organisers aiming to announce a new date on Monday.   BOXING: The World Boxing Super ...

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Eagles: Yakmut, Mohammed Laud Yobo’s Appointment

Yakmut, Mohammed laud Yobo’s appointment

Yobo Would Learn on the Job Two sports administrators, Alhassan Yakmut and Adam Mohammed, have hailed the appointment of former Super Eagles skipper, Joseph Yobo, as assistant coach of the team. While Yakmut is a former Director General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), The Street Reporters Newspaper learnt, Mohammed is the current FCT FA boss. The Nigeria Football ...

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