Month: August 2019

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ANDERSON ESITI RECALLED TO SUPER EAGLES AFTER THREE-YEAR ABSENCE

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has handed a recall to PAOK midfield enforcer Anderson Esiti for September’s friendly against Ukraine. The 25-year-old comes into the team as a replacement for Leicester City man Wilfred Ndidi, who sustained a thigh injury in the Foxes’ Premier League trip to Chelsea on August 18. Ndidi missed out last …

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DIVINE ODUDURU SET TO WIN FIRST AFRICAN GAMES TITLE

Reigning NCCA double sprint champion Divine Oduduru will begin the quest at the Moulay Abdellah Sports Stadium today in Rabat, Morocco for his first all Africa games title.  Oduduru won a silver medal behind Cote D’Ivoire’s Hua Wilfried in 2015 in Brazzaville, Congo. The race for the fastest African man in the 100m and 200m …

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AMUSAN RETAINS 100M HURDLES TITLE AT THE AFRICAN GAMES

Commonwealth Games Champion Tobi Amusan retained her 100m Hurdles crown at the African games in comfortable fashion after she race to victory in a new Games Record of 12.68s. Amusan, who is the defending Champion from Brazzaville had gone through the rounds unflustered, and it was her against the clock in the final. Running in …

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OKAGBARE BATTLES STAR-STUDDED CAST IN ZURICH 200M FINAL

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare will set her sights on winning the much-coveted IAAF Diamond Trophy and its accompanying US$50,000 winner’s top prize when she takes to the track at the Weltklasse meet in Zurich on Thursday, August 29th. The Zurich leg of the Diamond league is the 13th leg of the 14-leg Diamond league series, as …

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