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Read more APFAN Seeks Sponsorship As Football Academy League Kicks Off In Lagos The Association of Proprietors of Football Academies of Nigeria (APFAN) has appealed for sponsorship from individual sports lovers as well as corporate organisations and various tiers of government. The appeal came...... Read more Baby Elephants Crush Golden Eaglets To Win WAFU ‘B’ U-17 Tournament The Baby Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire on Monday defeated Nigeria’s national under-17 male football team 3-2 to win the WAFU “B” U-17 Tournament in Lome, Togo. The Golden Eaglets were unable...... Read more Admission Begins Into Madrid Football Academy, Port Harcourt The Rivers State Government has commenced admission of students into the Real Madrid Football Academy in the state. The selection process for interested persons which started yesterday in Port Harcourt is...... 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