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Woods still the world’s best golfer

Phil Mickelson won the Tour Championship, but Tiger Woods concluded the ’09 season by raking in golf’s biggest pot
On Sunday evening, after Phil Mickelson had finished what seemed like an endless series of TV and radio interviews, he made it back to the scorer’s tent behind the 18th green at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club, where his caddie, Jim (Bones) MacKay, waited. MacKay and his boss wore big, satisfied grins as they shared a hearty handshake.

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Iorfa believes Lawal is an asset to Lobi

Chief Executive Officer of Lobi Stars FC of Markudi Dominic Iorfa says the way has been paved now for Lobi to return to its glorious past. Lobi at the peak of it exitence, represented Nigeria at the continental level and did make the country proud. But a series of internal problem saw the club’s fortune take a plung.

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Amiesimaka, NPL mourn Ogedegbe

Ex-international Adokie Amiesimaka like most Nigerians was shocked when he heard of the news of the dead of ex-Green Eagles goalkeeper Best Ogedegbe. This was how Amiesimaka reacted to the demise of Ogedegbe, “What a shame! My commiseration to his wife, children and relatives.

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Heartland going hopeless

Two attackers were fielded in defensive positions when Heartland played Bayelsa United in Owerri on Sunday.  It was not planned to be so for Heartland.  Coach Kelechi Emeteole had no option but to do so since many of his players were reluctant to play. They were agitating against non payment of their allowances and bonuses
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NIGERIA’S FOOTBALL MESS: Experts proffer solution

Participants at yesterday’s Vanguard’s Conference Hall reached many conclusions among which was that the future of Nigerian football lay in the domestic football. The conference said efforts should be made to develop it if Nigeria is to be a force on the road to 2014 World Cup. This was after a thorough analysis of the problems bedeviling our football in recent time, which the conference noted were not different from the problems plaguing the larger Nigerian society. The conference agreed that there should be a re-evaluation of the statutes on which football is run, amending them where necessary to enable people with adequate knowledge of football to run it.

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U-20: F/Eagles go for Tahiti’s jugular

Coach Samson Siasia knows all about the unpredictability of the game of football. Having arrived at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Egypt 2009 as one of the favourites for the title, his team suddenly find themselves in the position of needing to win their final group game just to have a chance of reaching the last 16 as one of the best third placed teams.

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