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Over two-thirds of English Premier League players vaccinated against coronavirus

Over two-thirds of English Premier League players vaccinated against coronavirus

The Premier League in England confirmed on Tuesday that 68 per cent of its players have now been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. It added that 19 per cent were however yet to receive their first dose. The uptake of the vaccine among professional footballers has been debated at length, with several England internationals opting […]
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LMC Sanctions Giwa FC, 2 players

LMC Sanctions Giwa FC, 2 players

Giwa FC of Jos and two of its players have been sanctioned by the League Management Company (LMC) for their roles in the abandoned match day 38 fixture in Lafia against hosts, Nasarawa United.

Provide enabling environment for growth of tennis, SAN advises govt

Provide enabling environment for growth of tennis, SAN advises govt

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Barrister Babatunde Fashanu has urged government to provide infrastructures for sports especially tennis so that Nigerian tennis players can compete favourably with other international stars. The legal practitioner gave the advise at this year’s grand finale of a week long tennis tournament tagged ‘Alhaji Taslimat Alake Fashanu Tennis Classic’ organised […]

Players come and go  – Adamu

Players come and go – Adamu

Former FIFA Executive Committee member, Dr Amos Adamu has expressed surprise at the sudden retirement of Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike from international duties. Adamu, however, admitted that “players come, players go and young ones take over.”

Eagles to test more players against Niger

Eagles to test more players against Niger

Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh will get a good chance to test more players when they welcome next-door neigbours Niger in a friendly today in Port Harcourt.