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Read more about the article Over 720,000 tickets sold with 50 days to go until FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019
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Over 720,000 tickets sold with 50 days to go until FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019

Tickets for three group-stage fixtures – the Netherlands v. Cameroon in Valenciennes on 15 June, Nigeria v. France in Rennes on 17 June and Sweden v. the USA in Le Havre on 20 June – have also sold out in record time

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(from left to right): Mr. Christian LAGNIDE - General Manager of Foundation of African football (FDFA) Mr. Samuel ETOO - The official patron of the Partnership. Qatar Sports Club, former Barcelona FC Mr. Bernard PICHAUD – General manager PRO TV -beIN
(from left to right): Mr. Christian LAGNIDE - General Manager of Foundation of African football (FDFA) Mr. Samuel ETOO - The official patron of the Partnership. Qatar Sports Club, former Barcelona FC Mr. Bernard PICHAUD – General manager PRO TV -beIN

ProTV and FDFA launches programme for audiovisual training in Africa

ProTV, a producer and provider of technical equipment and media services, and the Foundation for the Development of African Football (FDFA), have announced the signing of an exclusive partnership agreement for audiovisual production training and for providing services to media ensuring the coverage of sports competitions (especially football) in Sub-Saharan Africa. This partnership will allow providing training on various sites…

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Read more about the article Eagles get N21m for Egypt win
Nigeria maintains impressive performance beating Egypt 1-0 in an international friendly game

Eagles get N21m for Egypt win

The Super Eagles have been rewarded by Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State for victories over the Pharaohs of Egypt on Tuesday night. They were also rewarded for the win over Pirates of Seychelles. Nigeria defeated the Pirates 3-1 in the 2019 AFCON qualifiers last day game, last Friday and got a prestigious 1-0 win over seven–time African champions,…

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Nigeria maintains impressive performance beating Egypt 1-0 in an international friendly game

Nigeria defeat Egypt in International friendly

The Super Eagles of Nigeria continued their winning ways on Tuesday with a defeat of Pharaohs of Egypt in an international friendly. The three-time African champions defeated Seychelles 3-1 in Asaba last Friday to complete an impressive run in the qualification series for AFCON 2019. They hosted Egypt, hosts of the 2019 elite African football tournament at the Stephen Keshi…

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Read more about the article Nigeria trounce Libya 4-0 in U23 AFCON qualifier
Victor Osimhen's brace and a goal from Uche Okereke helps Nigeria to a 4-2 aggregate win over Libya to qualify for the U23 2019 AFCON

Nigeria trounce Libya 4-0 in U23 AFCON qualifier

The national under 23 team of Nigeria restored hope the 2019 African championship with a 4-0 win over Libya on Monday. The Libyans defeated Nigeria 2-0 at home and needed just a draw to topple the Imama Amakpakabo boys. A hat-trick from Victor Osimhen and one from Uche Okereke sealed a 4-2 aggregate win for the Olympic team and a…

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Read more about the article Amuneke relishes historic feat with Tanzania, prepares for Egypt
Emmanuel Amuneke qualified Tanzania to their first Nations Cup appearance since 1980.

Amuneke relishes historic feat with Tanzania, prepares for Egypt

Former Nigeria international and coach of the Tanzanian national football team, Emmanuel Amuneke has expressed pride and honour in his latest achievement. The coach whose brace helped Nigeria to its second ever African Nations Cup title in Tunisia, 25 years ago, qualified Tanzania to its first Nations Cup appearance in 39 years. The Taifa Stars of Tanzania needed a win…

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Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr says the team must improve play after 3-1 win over Seychelles.

Rohr: Super Eagles have to improve play

Super Eagles of Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr, has said the team needs to improve play in the wake of the 3-1 win over Seychelles. Nigeria defeated the Pirates of Seychelles in the last game day of qualifiers for the 2019 AFCON. Goals from Odion Ighalo, Henry Onyekuru and Moses Simon ensured Nigeria secured a double win over the Island nation.…

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Read more about the article U23 AFCON: Libya beats Nigeria 2-0
Nigeria loses 20 away to Libya in a CAF U-23 AFCON qualifier.

U23 AFCON: Libya beats Nigeria 2-0

The under-23 national team of Nigeria were beaten 2-0 by Libya in a qualification match for the African championships, on Wednesday. The team led by Imama Amakpakabo conceded the first goal just six minutes after kick-off in Ben Guardane. After the goal, Nigeria controlled play from the midfield but failed to convert. Goalkeeper, Adamu handled the ball outside the 18-yard…

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Read more about the article AFCON Qualifier: Ighalo, Iwobi, Ajayi hit camp
Alex Iwobi, Odion Ighalo, arrive Super Eagles Asaba camp for AFCON 2019 qualifier against Seychelles on Friday

AFCON Qualifier: Ighalo, Iwobi, Ajayi hit camp

Super Eagles Forward Odion Ighalo, midfielders Alex Iwobi and Semi Ajayi arrived the team's camp on Monday ahead of Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Pirates of Seychelles. The match taken place at the Stephen Keshi stadium in Asaba, at 4pm, will see the Nigerian team file out without anything to lose as they have already…

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Read more about the article France 2019: Dennerby calls 30 to camp
Super Falcons Head Coach, Thomas Dennerby, calls 30 home-based professionals to camp

France 2019: Dennerby calls 30 to camp

Head Coach of the Super Falcons of Nigeria, Thomas Dennerby, has called 30 home–based professionals to camp for preliminary camping for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Goalkeepers Tochukwu Oluehi, Chiamaka Nnadozie and Christy Ohiaeriaku all make the list, as well as defenders Glory Ogbonna and Josephine Chukwunonye, midfielders Cecilia Nkwu, Amarachi Okoronkwo and Osarenoma Igbinovia, and forwards Alice Ogebe…

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Read more about the article Victor Moses does not like the pressure in football
Former Nigeria international and on-loan Chelsea player, Victor Moses says he would rather enjoy football and not feel the pressure after he and Fenerbhce teammates battled to a 2-1 home win over Sivasspor

Victor Moses does not like the pressure in football

Former Nigeria international, Victor Moses says he rather would enjoy playing football without feeling the pressure. Moses disclosed this in a report by complete sports after Fenerbahce's hard fought 2-1 home win over Sivasspor in the Turkish Super Lig, on Friday. The 28 year-old is on an eighteen months loan deal stay at the club from Chelsea. His assist pulled…

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Read more about the article FRANCE 2019: VAR approved for FIFA Women’s World Cup
VAR (video assistant referee) will be used for the first time in a senior women game at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup

FRANCE 2019: VAR approved for FIFA Women’s World Cup

FIFA, the international football governing body, has approved the use of VAR (video assistant referee) at this year's Women World Cup in France. The decision was reached upon recommendation by the body's Referees Committee, on Friday. The use of the VAR is to enhance decision making at the global showpiece. “CONFIRMED: The FIFA Council today ratified that Video Assistant Referees…

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