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Galadima rules out foreign coach for Eagles

ERSTWHILE Chairman of Nigeria Football Association, NFA, Alhaji Ibrahim Galadima, has appealed to Nigerians angling for a foreign Technical Adviser to sheathe their sword as such hasty decision would scupper Nigeria’s chances at both the Nations Cup in Angola and the World Cup in South Africa. Galadima said instead of hiring a foreign coach, the technical committee of the NFF, should bring a consortium of coaches to tinker the team with Amodu Shuaibu.

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Access Bank customers to watch live UEFA games

With the Super Eagles qualification for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa still reverberating across the globe, one of Nigeria’s leading banks, Access Bank Plc, is tantalising its customers with an opportunity to watch live UEFA Champions League games anywhere in Europe in a promo described as unprecedented by soccer followers.

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Sani Emmanuel dedicates award to less privileged

MOST Valuable Player, MVP, and Silver shoe winner of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nigeria 2009, Sani Emmanuel, has dedicated his award to less privileged youths as he also promised to fund a foundation that would cater for them.
Sani, a product of My People FC, a club owned and funded by Pastor TB Joshua of Synagogue Church of All Nations made the pledge yesterday in a Thanksgiving Service which was attended by former Zambian President Frederick Chiluba among other dignitaries.

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FIFA U-17 WORLD CUP : Diplomacy, sports and Ogun State

THERE is no consensus yet on which is more effective between raw diplomacy and sports in advancing the cause of a country and polishing its image. But what is not in doubt is the fact that sports has gone beyond mere competition among nations, but has become a veritable tool that can be leveraged on for socio – economic development in all climes.

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