Fri. Sep 23rd, 2022

Sports

Sports

The National Lottery Regulatory Commission on Thursday said it would continue to assist the Federal Government to boost its revenue profile and close the gaps of dwindling revenue. The organisation said it had succeeded in strengthening regulations, licensing more lottery and sports betting operators and companies. The Director-General of the NLRC, Lanre Gbajabiamila, stated this


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Everton midfielder, Alex Iwobi, has been shortlisted for the Premier League’s Player of The Month award for September following his impressive performance for the Toffees. Iwobi is up against Bournemouth’s Philip Billing, Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne, Aston Villa’s Jacob Ramsey, Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford and Tottenham Hotspur’s Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg. The 25-year-old Nigerian who is


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Bayelsa State Governor,  Douye Diri, has expressed delight over the recent election of the state’s Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Daniel Igali, into the United World Wrestling Bureau. Diri spoke on Thursday morning at the Samson Siasia Sports Complex in Yenagoa, shortly after the state’s weekly health and fitness exercise tagged Prosperity Walk. A


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…four months after appointing duo Eagles coaches Four months after the Nigeria Football Federation announced ex-internationals George Finidi and Ike Shorunmu assistant coaches to Super Eagles coach, Jose Peseiro, both are yet to be offered a contract by the federation, PUNCH Sports Extra has learnt. On May 15, the NFF appointed Peseiro as the new


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The Nigerian national team camp was thrown into jubilation following the arrival of duo goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and defender Ebube Duru in Constantine on Wednesday. All the invited 24 players are now in the Super Eagles camp at the Marriott Constantine, ahead of Nigeria’s international friendly match on Tuesday September 27 in Oran. Nigeria champions


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Udinese manager Andrea Sottil is surprised Italian defender of Nigerian descent Destiny Udogie is not in Roberto Mancini’s Italy squad for their UEFA Nations League fixtures. Mancini had invited 29 players for the clashes against England and Hungary, but snubbed left-back Udogie, picking Federico Dimarco (Inter Milan) and Emerson Palmieri(West Ham)instead.  “These decisions surprised me.


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