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The Nigeria vs. Sao Tome game will see the Super Eagles looking to finish the 2023 AFCON qualifying campaign top of the group on Sunday at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. Furthermore, the Jose Peseiro-led team has already booked a slot in the 2023 African Cup of Nations scheduled to be held in Ivory Coast next year. However, Nigeria will be looking for a victory over the bottom-place Sao Tome to maintain their impressive run in the campaign. Nigeria vs. Sao Tome Team News: The Super Eagles of Nigeria will go into the game against Sao Tome &…

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By: Christopher Emenyonu “If you had asked me what I wanted to do here, I would have said that I would like to make the Emirates the toughest stadium to play at in England, to create a really unique atmosphere that you feel on your skin when you go there.” Mikel Arteta and indeed every coach in the world will give anything to ensure their home turf is an unfriendly place for any opponent. This not only builds confidence in the home team or makes the fans super excited to make the place hostile, it also makes the opposition think…

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By: Christopher Emenyonu “A dead rubber game” the title everyone has given the Nigeria versus São Tomé and Principe 2023 AFCON qualifiers in Uyo. And rightly so it is. The game is of no consequence to the context of the qualifiers as the Super Eagles and indeed the group looks settled already but the Super Eagles do look to have their mind ahead on the future tasks. The 2026 World Cup Qualifiers and the 2023 AFCON are just around the corner. This is obviously on the mind of both the coaches and the players and they are showing it in…

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After reaching an agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation to continue in his role as Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team of Nigeria, Jose Santos Peseiro has unveiled the list of players to play Sao Tome and Principe in an AFCON qualifier. Peseiro has called for the first time, Belgium-based center-back Jordan Torunarigha and forwards Victor Boniface and Gift Orban. Jordan Torunarigha recently completed a switch of allegiance from Germany to Nigeria. Also, there are recalls for Portugal-based left-back Bruno Onyemaechi and defensive midfielder Raphael Onyedika. Furthermore, the Super Eagles’ supremo has invited on-field captain William Ekong, defender…

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Three Nigerian stars will be seeking to make a move before the major European leagues will close on the transfer deadline day. Major European leagues will close their transfer window on the same September 1st deadline, Nottingham Forrests are in pursuit of Wilfred Ndidi. Due to Leicester’s relegation from the Premier League, the Nigerian midfielder is open to leaving the King Power Stadium. Additionally, Ndidi’s contract with Leicester will expire in just one year. Bayern Munich and Nottingham Forrests are the major teams tracking him, but the Forrests deal is looking more serious. Reports says Bayern coach, Tuchel is a…

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By: Egbomuche Felix And it all begins from here! The draws for the most eagerly anticipated 2023-24 NPFL Nigerian Premier Football League season have been done and all 20 teams now know where and who they are playing on the opening weekend. Everyone begins on a clean slate as another chapter of the country’s top-flight football story is set to be written. For some, it is another chance to chase glory and etch their names in the history books. For others, it is the start of another 38-game fight for survival. But for Sporting Lagos, it is an entirely new…

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Tobi Amusan wins heat 5 to finish 1st with a time of 12.48s to set her World Athletics Championship 100m hurdles title defense on the way. Amusan wins the heat despite a slow start from the gun but her tail-end speed compensated for the start, overtaking the Jamaican Megan tapper in the last 20m to win the heat. The women’s 100MH at the world championship is the most competitive event with the likes of Camacho-quin, Nia Ali, Keni Harrison amongst others having the potentials to win. Overall, her time is the third fastest in all five heats leaving her behind…

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Golden Eaglets midfielder, Usman Ajibola will go on trial at French club Lille LOSC with a view to securing a permanent contract when he turns 18. Although the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria crashed out in the quarter-finals of the U17 Afcon, Usman Ajibola did enough to catch the attention of a few European clubs. He now has the chance to get his first European experience with the French Giant Lille LOSC. The youngster will be in Lille, France for the next two weeks on trial. Founder of Tripple 44 Academy, Okuku Olatunji, posted on Twitter expressing his satisfaction with the…

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Dekaizen – full service and experiential consumer engagement and Sports Marketing agency and #StartupSouth – Nigeria’s leading Startup & Innovation Ecosystem development and advocacy organization have announced a collaboration to jointly develop the SportsTech Innovation Ecosystem in Africa starting from Nigeria. The organizations announced their collaboration to host the first-ever Sports Meet Tech Session. It will be a part of the flagship #StartupSouth8. The session will offer a valuable opportunity for the Nigerian sports industry to assess its readiness for the acceptance of sports tech. Also, the event will take place on October 5-8, 2023 and it will be Hybrid.…

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BY: Egbomuche Felix On Thursday, August 24, the fixture list for the new Nigeria Premier Football League, NPFL season will be released. A season that was set to begin on August 26 but has now been moved back a fortnight. A season that organizers have guaranteed will see an unprecedented 304 games streamed to viewers courtesy of the deal struck between the NPL board, their strategic partners GTI and broadcaster, Propel Sports Africa. If the league kicks off on its new date, it will be the earliest start to an NPFL season since at least 2005 and also the closest…

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