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Argentina, Australia, Six Other Countries Bid To Host 2023 Women’s World Cup

  The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) said that eight countries have shown interest to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup that will include 32 teams for the first time. Already, Belgium and Bolivia have withdrawn from the original list of 10 nations ahead of the September 2 deadline for candidate submissions. FIFA said […]

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FIFA Bans Siasia For Alleged Match Fixing

  …To Also Pay A Fine Of $50,000 Euros 46,000     The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) today said it has banned former Nigerian Coach Samson Siasia for life on “all football-related activities” for alleged match fixing. The probe that indicted Siasia began in February This is just as the football governing body […]


FG Signs MoU With Edo State On Hosting Of ‘Benin 2020’

  The Federal Government and Edo State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the hosting of the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja. Signing the MoU that is the “Host State Agreement”, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, said the act was very meaningful. According […]


Fans Hail Obaseki, Shaibu For Bendel Insurance’s Return To NPFL

  Bendel Insurance Football Club fans have commended Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and Deputy Governor,Mr. Philip Shaibu, for initiating reforms that ignited the club’s return to Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), 11 years after it was relegated. Bendel Insurance was promoted to the elite division after securing three wins at the Nigeria National […]


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Qatar Airways Named Official Global Airline Partner Of CONMEBOL Football Competitions

  ‎ Qatar Airways said it has been named the Official Global Airline Partner of The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL), thereby adding another strong sporting partnership to its expanding portfolio. The airline disclosed that the agreement was signed at a ceremony that took place in Doha on Wednesday at the Oryx Rotana hotel, attended […]


Bayelsa Stadium Not Suitable For Int’l Matches–CAF

      The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has stated that the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State is good for international football matches. According to Vanguard, the CAF Medical Committee Member, Dr Peter Singabele, stated that CAF made the decision after the stadium failed rain flood control test today Singabele made this known during […]


(Updated)Inter-House Sports Brings Out the Skills In Students—-Otoide, MMAS Principal

  The Principal of Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), School , Ikeja, Lagos, Mrs. Stella Otoide has stated that Inter –House Sports helps to bring out the skills in students. The Principal, who spoke at the 13th annual Inter- House Sports organised by the school on Wednesday, stated that the school organised Inter –House Sport because […]


Football: FIFA Boosts World Cup Prize Money To $400M

  …May Replace Confederations Cup With New Club Event   The 32 national teams competing at the 2018 World Cup will share $400 million ($548 million) in prize money, a 12 per cent increase from the 2014 tournament, Fifa said today; Friday October 27,2017. The purse at the previous edition in Brazil was $358 million […]


Med-View Airline/NUJ Media Games 2017 Begins Today

    All is now set for this year’s Lagos Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ/Med-View Media Games. An online statement issued by Lagos NUJ explained that this year’s edition billed for the Legacy Pitch  of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, will hold from Wednesday, September 13,  to Saturday, September 16, 2017. According to the programme […]