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Nigerian billionaire, Dozy Mmobuosi closes on buying English club, Sheffield United

By Biodun Busari A Nigerian technology billionaire Dozy Mmobuosi is close to buying English Football League club Sheffield United at a £90 million takeover. According to The Times, the 43-year-old who co-founded Tingo Mobile, an Agri-Fintech company that aims at helping African farmers, will be subject to the EFL’s Owners’ and Directors’ Test. Sheffield United […]
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We’ve provided for Keshi to deliver

Last year, Nigeria witnessed a plethora of achievements in football as the Super Eagles won the Africa Cup of Nations and qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Golden Eaglets put the icing on the cake with a triumphant display at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.

Eagles job: Keshi knows fate Jan 8

The first meeting of the executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in 2015 will take place in Lagos on January 8. Sources at the secretariat of the federation in Abuja told Sports Vanguard that the meeting will be holding outside Abuja so as to enable members to fully participate in the forthcoming Glo/CAF award slated to take place in Lagos on the

Athletics: Ebewele blames poor performance on inadequate funding

Former Technical Director, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Brown Ebewele has posited that athletes could not perform optimally in 2013 because of inadequacy of funds to prepare for competitions.
Ebewele said in Benin that if the required funds were in place athletes would have prepared adequately to perform better than they did.

Keshi picks Alampasu, Egwuekwe, 21 others for CHAN

Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, has picked first choice goalkeeper and skipper Chigozie Agbim, defender Azubuike Egwuekwe, midfielder Joshua Obaje and forward Gbolahan Salami among 23 players that will represent Nigeria at the 3rd African Nations Championship in South Africa. Usual suspects Solomon Kwambe, Francis Benjamin, Kunle Odunlami, Umar Zango, Barnabas Imenger, Daniel Akpeyi and Ifeanyi […]