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Read more Eto’o Out Of Fifa U-17 World Cup Etienne Eto'o, the son of African football legend Samuel Eto'o, will not play at this year's U-17 World Cup in Brazil after he was left out of Cameroon coach Thomas Libiih's...... Read more Sunday Mba Targets Return To Football After Two-Year Absence Nigeria international Sunday Mba has revealed his desire to return to football after two years of inactivity. The midfielder shone at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, where he scored two...... Read more WRESTLING: Onyebuchi Wins Gold, Genesis Settles For Silver At World Beach Games  African champion Blessing Onyebuchi (+70kg) capped a memorable outing for Nigeria at the inaugural ANOC World Beach Games in Doha, Qatar, with a gold medal in beach wrestling. On the last...... Read more FIFA To Pay Injured Uzoho’s Wages World football governing the body, FIFA will be responsible for Francis Uzoho’s wages for the entirety of the time he will be out of action, as part of its compensation scheme...... 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Read more Ahmed Musa Resumes Training With Al Nassr Nigeria received a massive boost ahead of November’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with Benin Republic and Lesotho with the return of Ahmed Musa. Musa had been out of action following...... Read more Mrs Buhari Hosts Para Powerlifting World Cup Flag-off at the Villa The attention of the sports community will be focused on the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday evening as the First Lady, Dr (Mrs) Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, hosts the first major activity...... Read more


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