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Lagos begins Community Sports with Anthony Village

By Richard Animam Come Friday 3rd to Sunday   5th July 2009, Anthony Village will witness a beehive of activities as Christus Sports International and Lagos State government kick-start a three-day community sports event tagged Top Town Challenge. The Top Town Challenge is an idea muted by Christus Sports International with the objective of opening access
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It’s not yet uhuru –Amodu

Nigeria head coach Amodu Shaibu said Saturday evening that his players must be thoroughly focused on their 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia billed for Abuja on September 6. His lads came out of the ‘Rades cauldron’ with a valuable point from a 0-0 draw that could prove decisive for the campaign but the 50-year-old was not celebrating as he addressed them in the dressing room after the game.

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Kaduna to host NCF AGM–Adokiye

Kaduna has been chosen as the venue of this year’s Annual General Meeting, AGM, of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, NCF.Secretary General of the Federation ,Dans Adokiye in an exclusive interview with Sunday Sports said that the new board would meet in order to meet up with the board’s agenda set for the face lift of the game.

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Robinho: We play with joy

RObinho, renowned throughout the world, arrived in South Africa as one of the FIFA Confederations Cup’s star attractions. However, a patchy first game for the dribble wizard had some observers wondering what all the fuss was about. Largely anonymous for chunks of a laboured 4-3 win over Egypt, the Manchester City player turned things around his second outing, a 3-0 defeat of USA in Tshwane/Pretoria that has virtually assured A Seleção a place in the semi-finals.

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It’s not a tea party — Erico

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Joe Erico has walked this path before. In 2002, Erico was a member of the coaching crew that qualified Nigeria for the World Cup against all odds. Himself, present Super Eagles coach Shaibu Amodu and Steven Keshi went into the record books as the first set of indigenous coaches to pick a World Cup ticket for Nigeria but they were later booted out by the football federation, for not being world class coaches.

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2010 World Cup: Adepoju confident of Eagles victory in Rades

Former Super Eagles attacking midfielder Mutiu Adepoju a.k.a “Head Master” is confident that the Super Eagles will leave Rades smiling, as they take on Tunisia in one of the groups 2010 World Cup qualifiers today. The Shooting Stars FC of Ibadan General Manager, like Adokie Amiesimaka believes an attacking formation coupled with a good defence will see the Super Eagles leave Rades with the desired three points in the crucial to qualifier.

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