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Nigeria Scrabble Federation names team for World Youth Championships

Twelve youngsters have been selected to represent Team Nigeria at the forthcoming 2024 World Youth Scrabble Championship billed for Sri Lanka. The Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF) listed eight boys and four girls that will fly the country’s flag at the 19th edition of the Championship. The team is captained by Joy Nwabuzor, a gold medal winner at the seventh National Youth Games held in Asaba, Delta...

Paris 2024: Nigeria Sports Ministry names 87-athlete list

Paris 2024: Nigeria Sports Ministry names 87-athlete list

The Nigerian Sports Ministry has announced a strong list of 87 athletes that will fly the country's flag at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris. The games, which are scheduled to hold from July 26th to August 11th, will see Team Nigeria vie for medals alongside athletes from 193 countries across the globe. The list comprises of 36 athletes - 18 men and 18 women partaking...

Rivers governor Fubara splashes ₦160 million on victorious state athletes

Rivers governor Fubara splashes ₦160 million on victorious state athletes

Rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara made cash donations worth N160 million as part of efforts to reward state athletes who excelled recently in national and international tournaments. The governor stated the gesture was not about the money doled out but appreciating the athletes who showed genuine love for the state in their victorious outing at sporting events held. Also today, I received a group of talented...

Osimhen begins pre-season training with Napoli amid transfer speculation

Osimhen begins pre-season training with Napoli amid transfer speculation

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen, was amongst the early birds at Napoli's pre-season training despite reports he will be leaving the club in the ongoing summer transfer window. The striker arrived at Napoli's Castel Volturno on  Tuesday morning to undergo medical examinations before commencing training with his teammates under the guidance of the new manager, Antonio Conte. The 2022-23 Serie A scorer has been linked to...

Women’s World Cup: Super Falcons face final Group B hurdle against Ireland

Paris 2024: 14 players arrive Super Falcons training camp in Spain

The camp of Nigeria’s Super Falcons came alive on Monday as 14 out of the 18 invited players arrived the team’s training camp at Jerez de la Frontera outside Sevilla, Spain. According to the Team Administrator, Mary Oboduku, 12 players had breakfast with the coaching crew at the team’s Barceló Montecastillo Golf and Resort, and others are expected to hit camp in the coming days. In...