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As part of efforts geared towards encouraging Athletes via-a-vis re-engineering Sports architecture in Niger state, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Ibrahim Isa Ladan spoke of plans to upgrade Sporting activities at the Power state when he visited Niger state contingent at towards the end of 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja, Blueprint weekend Sports Crew was there. Impression on Niger State performance Yes, Im highly impressed and the fact that they have been abl...
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Barcelona manager, Ernesto Valverde, has admitted he might not stay at the club beyond this season.The former Athletic Bilbao boss took over at the Nou Camp in 2017 and led the club to the league and cup double last season.Barca currently sit top of La Liga and remain in contention in the Champions League.But Valverde said: I do not know what I will do next season. In this football, who knows? We all know how things are. I never think long or long term.For us, two months are a very long term. If...
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The Deputy Governor of the State, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John -Jonah made the plea, when the South-South Zonal Coordinator of the National Sports Commission, Mr Sunny Obot presented the Torch of Unity for the 19thNational Sports Festival to him at the Peace Park in Yenagoa. He said the move would not only nurture the innate talents of the teeming youths but will also enable them to channel their energies to positive ventures, build friendships and bridges of unity across the country. Des...
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Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has continued where he left off last season in the English Premier League EPL.The defensive midfielder is now ranked 20th best passer according to the statistics page of the English Premier League. Ndidi has featured in all 13 EPL games for Leicester City this season and has made 715 successful passes so far this season. Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi, who has scored once this season has made 258 successful passes so far in 11 EPL games to finish as the 20...
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Lionel Messi's goal against PSV Eindhoven helped the Barcelona star surpass Cristiano Ronaldo to reclaim a Champions League record and the Portugal star will have a long way to go to win it back. By scoring Barcelona's opening goal in the 61st minute, Messi moved to 106 career Champions League goals for Barcelona. The finish sees the Argentine reclaim the record for most Champions League goals for one club, surpassing the mark of 105 set by Ronaldo during his time at Real Madrid. Now wi...
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The German has repeatedly defended the under-fire striker in recent weeks and he came off the bench to net the winner in a vital 3-1 win at Burnley It was only eight minutes, but it felt like a lifetime.  For eight minutes, Liverpool’s world was threatening to cave in. For eight minutes, they trailed in the rain. Soaked to the skin and watching their title dreams fade away in the Lancashire gloom. This was no way to spend a Wednesday. It was alright in the end, though. After eight minut...
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Anthony Joshua has been spotted for the first time since smoothing things over with Amir Khan following accusations the British heavyweight boxer had an affair with his wife. The 27-year-old was spotted on holiday in Spain with a mystery woman as he sauntered down a quiet road in Spain over the weekend dressed in navy and a cream sun hat. Joshua is enjoying some time away from the spotlight after he became embroiled in the public break-up between Khan and Faryal Mahkdoom, who was accused b...
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Chelsea winger, Victor Moses is set to leave Stamford Bridge to join Premier League side, Crystal Palace for £12million when the transfer window opens in January 2019.   According to The Sun, Chelsea are ready to cash in on the 28-year-old next month as the Blues manager, Maurizio Sarri looks to strengthen his team for the second half of the season. Moses has fallen out of favour at Chelsea since Sarri took over from fellow Italian compatriot, Antonio Conte early this season.   Th...
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The Nigeria Volleyball Premier League came to an end on Saturday 10th November with history created when Nigeria Custom service logged it out with Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps both competing for the Premiership title at the Male and Female category.   However, this time NCS vigorously stopped the NSCDC men and women from taking up the title they have held on to the past years with a defeat of the women 3-0 and men 2-1 to emerge champions.   Performing the trophy presentat...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked athletes in the country to give their best to promote unity at the flag off of the Ministry of Interior Games (MIGA), which began yesterday. He said the event was aimed at unearthing new talents for Team Nigeria. Speaking at the opening ceremony at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna, President Buhari, who was represented by the Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai, said that the MIGA Games would foster unity and harmony among the services under the ministry....
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The Chief Operating Officer, League Management Company, LMC, Salihu Abubakar has said that the 2018/19 NPFL league season cannot commence on December 1 as it was earlier announced. Salihu who made this known during interaction with journalists in Abuja after the NPFL Club Owners meeting opined that many factors were responsible for the shift adding that LMC will announce new date for the kick off soon. Further findings reveal that the decision of NNL promote 8 clubs to the NPFL is the reas...
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The former Gunners midfielder has accused the Chilean of "going into hiding" after chasing a big-money salary at Old Trafford Emmanuel Petit has accused Alexis Sanchez of going into hiding after receiving his big pay-day at Manchester United, jokingly suggesting Jose Mourinho signed his brother instead. After a disappointing 2-2 draw at Southampton that has seen the Red Devils slip further behind in the race to finish in the top four, United will look to bounce back when they take on Arsen...
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