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February 24, 2024

Afrobasket Qualifiers: NBBF hails D’Tigers despite losing to Libya

“We applaud their patriotic dedication to the call to serve the country, which was confirmed at extremely short notice.”

D’Tigers
February 23, 2024

Nigeria’s D’Tigers arrive in Tunisia for 2025 AfroBasket qualifiers after last-gasp turnaround

The team had already announced its forfeiture of the 2025 FIBA AfroBasket qualifiers scheduled to begin in Tunisia on Friday over a lack of funds from the Bola Tinubu-led government.

Nigeria’s national basketball team
February 23, 2024

Nigeria, Argentina match moved from China to U.S. after Messi’s no-show in Hong Kong

“The team led by Lionel Scaloni will play against El Salvador and Nigeria on the tour of the United States in March,” said Argentina.

Messi sitting in dugout
February 22, 2024

Rape: Ex-Barcelona player Dani Alves bags four–year imprisonment

In a TV interview, Mr Alves initially denied knowing the victim but later backtracked.

Dani Alves
February 22, 2024

Galeno’s late stunner gives Porto win over Arsenal

Arsenal, who had scored 21 goals in their last five Premier League games, were strangely subdued in attack.

Porto and Arsenal
February 21, 2024

UCL: Osimhen on target as Napoli hold Barcelona in round of 16 first leg

Napoli struggled to make an impact in the first 45 minutes, failing to register a shot.

Napoli vs Barcelona
February 21, 2024

After releasing N12 billion for Super Eagles, D’Tigers to miss AfroBasket qualifiers over lack of funds from Tinubu’s government

It is not the first time that paucity of funds has threatened the D’Tigers’ participation in a major basketball tournament.

D’Tigers
February 20, 2024

EPL: Haaland’s lone goal helps Man City pip Brentford; move one point adrift of Liverpool

Champions Manchester City are now one point ahead of Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table after Pep Guardiola’s side defeated Brentford 1-0.

Manchester City vs Brentford (Credit: Manchester City X)
February 20, 2024
Andreas Brehme
February 20, 2024

Enugu Boxing Association Mourns Chairman

Ogbu has made huge sacrifices for the development of boxing.

Chief Osondu Ogbu