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Madagascar becomes first African team to qualify for 2019 African Cup

Madagascar celebrate their qualificationPhoto: Complete Sports Madagascar achieved unarguably the brightest moment in their footballing life after beating Equatorial Guinea 1-0 on Tuesday to qualify for Cameroon 2019 African Cup of Nations finals in Cameroon with two matches to spare.

Rangers target Aiteo cup trophy

Enugu Rangers FC Rangers International FC of Enugu Technical Adviser Olugbenga Ogunbote says the club is committed to winning the Aiteo cup trophy in Asaba at the expense of the Kano Pillars. Rangers will battle Kano Pillars in the final

France 2019: U.S. to defend Women’s World Cup title

USA Women football The World champions, the U.S. will have a chance to defend their title at the 2019 Women’s World Cup after a 6-0 win over Jamaica in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Championship on Sunday sealed their qualification.

2018 AITEO Cup: Rangers Int’l FC to battle Kano Pillars in final

Kano Pillars All is now set for what can be described as an epic final of the 2018 AITEO Cup glory, as five times FA cup champions, Rangers International FC of Enugu sets for a showpiece with 1991 runners up

Southgate to lead England until 2022 World Cup

Gareth Southgate England national team manager, Gareth Southgate, has signed a new contract which will keep him in charge until the end of the 2022 World Cup. Southgate and Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn announced the agreement, which

2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup: USA coach hails gallant D’Tigress

Idris Adesina USA coach Dawn Staley was full of  praise  for D’Tigress after  she led America to  71-40 victory over Nigeria  on Friday  in their 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup  quarterfinal match in Tenerife, Spain, on Friday. Staley said

World Cup: Nigeria ready for USA challenge

Idris Adesina Nigeria face defending champions USA in the quarter-finals of the  2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup in Spain on Friday. D’Tigress  reached the quarter-finals after beating Turkey and Argentina in Group B to finish second behind Australia. They

World Cup: D’Tigress beat Greece 57-56, face USA

Idris Adesina Nigeria on Wednesday became the first African team to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup in Spain with a 57-56 win over Greece in their qualification match. D’Tigress face defending champions USA 

Hazard scores stunning goal as Chelsea dump Liverpool out of Carabao Cup

Hazard celebrates his goal for Chelsea Eden Hazard scored a stunning late winner as Chelsea came from behind to end Liverpool’s perfect start to the season and their hopes of winning the Carabao Cup. Belgium international Hazard was introduced as

FIBA Women’s World Cup: D’Tigress stun Turkey to make basketball history

DTigress Nigeria made history at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain as the national women’s team stunned Turkey 74-68 in the Group B game decided on Sunday. It was Nigeria’s first-ever FIBA Women’s World Cup victory and the

FIBA unveils D’Tigress World Cup squad

Idris Adesina Former Dallas Wings forward Evelyn Akhator tops  the list of the final 12 players named for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, which begins in Spain on Saturday. D’Tigress, who are returning to the tournament for the first

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: We’re grateful for fans support –Kida

The Nigeria Basketball Federation under the leadership of Musa Kida, has expressed gratitude to basketball fans for coming out in large numbers to support the senior national men’s team, D’Tigers at the ongoing qualifiers for the 2019 World Cup in

Rangers whip Kebbi United to cruise into AITEO Cup group stage

Enugu Rangers FC Rangers International Football Club on Sunday in Abuja beat Kebbi United FC of Birnin Kebbi 3-0 in a Round of 32 match of the 2018 AITEO Cup competition. After squandering some scoring chances in the early part

FIBA World Cup: Dalung charges D’Tigress to compete clean

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalong Minister of Youths and Sports Solomon Dalung on Thursday, advised the D’Tigress to compete “clean and fair” at the 2018 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain. Dalung gave the advice in Abuja at