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NIGERIAN WHEELCHAIR BOXER TAKES ON ABLE-BODIED FIGHTERS

A South African-based Nigerian and aspiring wheelchair boxer Adesanya “Tony Torch” Adebayo did not allow disability to determine his destination. The 39 year-old pugilist is a living testimony that wheelchair-bound

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NIGERIANS SLAM POOR NTA COVERAGE OF SUPER EAGLES MATCH

The Nigeria Television Authority NTA has been criticised by many for the poor coverage of Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Squirrels of Benin

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#ChampionsTogether: SPRINGBOKS SPOTTED IN BRAAMFONTEIN

The Springboks are parading around Gauteng on Thursday, to celebrate their incredible World Cup victory. Pretoria and Johannesburg hosted the tours. The heroes of the Rugby World Cup were showing

MAHREZ SINKS NIGERIA, TAKES ALGERIA TO FINAL

Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez’s stunning free kick in stoppage time gave Algeria a 2-1 win over Nigeria in a tense Africa Cup of Nations semifinal played in a volatile atmosphere

NIGERIA CAN BEAT SOUTH AFRICA, WIN AFCON – SEEDORF

The coach of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon Clarence Seedorf has tipped the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations title after his side were dumped out of

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JOHN MIKEL OBI LOOKING FOR A NEW CLUB

Nigeria’s John Mikel Obi is looking for a new club after leaving Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda by mutual consent with a year left on his deal. The 31-year-old

SAFA TO MAKE BID TO HOST AFCON 2019

JOHANNESBURG – The South African Football Association (Safa) has on Sunday confirmed that it will make a bid to host the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in 2019. This after

MAN SHOT DEAD, TWO OTHERS WOUNDED IN A BAR FIGHT DURING SA-NIGERIA SOCCER MATCH

A man and his two friends were watching Bafana Bafana square off against Nigeria in the Afcon qualifier match when they were shot at by another man, Eastern Cape police

NIGERIANS REACT TO $25,000 OFFER FOR GOALS AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA

Nigerians on social media have expressed mixed reactions towards the offer of a $25,000 cash reward to the national football team for every goal scored in Saturday’s cup of nations

OFFICIALS WORRIED AFTER PALTRY 7,300 TICKETS SOLD FOR BAFANA VS NIGERIA SHOWDOWN

Tickets to Saturday’s African Nations Cup showdown between Bafana Bafana and Nigeria at FNB Stadium have been moving at a snail’s pace and only 7,300 had been sold by Tuesday