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Djokovic Hopes To Imitate Take-A-Break Federer


July 26, 2016: Roger Federer announces he is shutting down his season to rest a knee injury and will return in January 2017. July 26, 2017: Novak Djokovic announces he is shutting down his season to rest an elbow injury and will return in January 2018. Same day of the year, similar injury-connected storyline — but identical outcome? Djokovic, struggling on and off for 18 ... Read More »

De Boer Appointed Palace Boss


Crystal Palace Football has appointed Frank de Boer as the club’s new Manager on a three year contract. De Boer has previously managed Ajax and Inter Milan, and his managerial honours include four consecutive Eredivisie titles. De Boer was unveiled as the new manager at the club’s training ground today in front of the world’s media, on what is an historic day for the club ... Read More »

Ogun/GTBank Principals Cup: Schools Warned Against Use Of Mercenaries


The Ogun State Government has warned participating secondary schools in the semi, third place and the finals of the on-going GTbank-Ogun State Principals Cup against the use of mercenaries in the competition. A release signed by the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Afolabi Afuape, warned that any school caught in the act will be automatically disqualified. The release called on participating schools to ... Read More »

Super Eagles To Recall Mikel, China-Based Strikers


• NFF to start scrutinising team’s activities Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr, is hoping that the team’s captain, John Obi Mikel would have recovered fully from the injury that kept him out of the AFCON qualifier against South Africa before the country’s Russia 2018 World Cup eliminator against Cameroon in August. The German is also planning to recall China-based Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye to ... Read More »

Redknapp Keen To Bring Terry To Birmingham


Former England captain John Terry has been made an offer by second tier outfit Birmingham City, their manager Harry Redknpapp revealed on Thursday. Terry, 36, is leaving champions Chelsea after 22 trophy-laden years and has attracted interest from Premier League side Bournemouth as well as Birmingham’s Championship rivals Aston Villa. However, Redknapp told Talksport radio he had persuaded the Birmingham board to make an offer ... Read More »

Ogun Seeks Multinationals Support In Sport Development

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The Ogun State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Afolabi Afuape has called on multinational organisations to join hands with government in the development of sports in the State.   Afuape made this known while declaring open the Quarter Final match of Season 5 of GTBank/ Ogun State Principal Cup, held at MKO International Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta.   He said the aim of organizing the ... Read More »

Brazil Collaborates With Ogun On Sports Development


 To further promote sports and sporting activities  across the State, the Ogun State Government has revealed plans to collaborate with a Brazilian  Sports Outfit on an initiative tagged ‘’Brazil/Gateway Academy’’. Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Hon. Afolabi Afuape stated this while addressing newsmen in Abeokuta on the victory recorded by the Pupils of the African Church Primary School, Onibuku, Ado Odo Ota Local Government Area of the State, ... Read More »

Rohr Goes For 4-3-3, Drops Omeruo

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Reports  reaching Owngoal nigeria.com has it that FC Porto Nigerian defender Chidozie Awaziem will pair William Troost-Ekong in the heart of Nigerian defence when they take on South Africa today. Awaziem was selected ahead of Chelsea defender Kenneth Omeruo as coach Gernot Rohr wants to work with majority of the players who were with him in the training tour of France. The coach maintained the bulk of ... Read More »

Ogun Honours Winners Of Kids Cup

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Ogun State Government has officially invited and congratulated Winners of the 2017 Channels International Kids Cup, saying it remains committed to youth development through sports, especially at the grassroots. The State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, gave the assurance at his office in Abeokuta, while receiving the pupils from African Church Primary School, Ota, who emerged Winners at the just concluded youth tournament, held in Lagos. ... Read More »

I joined Sunshine to achieve greatness -Thuram


New signing Durand Thuram has said he joined Sunshine Stars to help ‘achieve greatness’. “I am not at Sunshine Stars to look around or to just sit all day,” Durand told Goal. “I joined Sunshine Stars to help them achieve greatness. They are a club with a big dream and I know that no dream is too big to achieve. “With the little I’ve seen, I ... Read More »

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