2019 African Games

12th African Games: Egypt Beats Nigeria to Tokyo 2020 Ticket

Nigeria's bid to present a table tennis team at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was thwarted by perennial Egypt who gained revenge for their loss in 2015 in the men's category while retaining their title in the...
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12th African Games: Flying Eagles qualify for semi-finals of 12th African Games

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, qualified for the semifinals of the men's football event of the 12th African Games after a hard-fought 2-2 draw with hosts Morocco on Friday evening at the FAR Sports Complex Rabat. 

12th African Games: Falconets Group Opponents Zambia Blame Visa Delay For Withdrawal

Nigeria's Group B opponents, Zambia, were forced to withdraw from the women's football event at the 2019 African Games in Morocco after being requested to provide visa letters according to the Football Association of Zambia.
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12th African Games: Oduduru, Okagbare Headline Star-Studded Nigerian Athletics Team

Divine Oduduru and Blessing Okagbare will lead Nigeria's charge for medals in athletics when events get underway on Monday, 26 August at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco. Organisers have released...
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12th African Games: More Medals For Team Nigeria On Day 7

Nigeria increased its medal tally to five at the end of proceedings on Day 7 of the 12th African Games currently ongoing in Morocco as Uzoamaka Otuadinma and Elizabeth Anyanacho both won bronze medals in Taekwondo.
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12th African Games: Nigeria, Egypt Face-Off For Table Tennis Gold and Olympics Slot

True to bookmakers prediction, the two best table tennis playing nations in Africa - Nigeria and Egypt will come against each other in the final of the table tennis team event at the 12th African Games...
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Blessing Okagbare: Campaign For Athletes Rights Gets Global Athlete Backing

Nigerian sprint queen Blessing Okagbare has received public backing by athlete-led organisation Global Athlete at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco after she spoke up for athlete rights prior to the competition.
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12th African Games: Nigerian Athletes Set On Collision Course With New Sports Minister Over...

Nigerian athletes at the 2019 African Games are set on a collision course with the newly sworn-in Minister of Sports Sunday Dare after they angrily rejected the Ministry's offer of $100 as their daily allowance.

12th African Games: Easy Progress For Top Seeds In Table Tennis Event

The two powerhouses in Africa, Nigeria and Egypt played with ease in their group matches of table tennis event of the 12th African Games holding in Rabat, Morocco. As the top seeds...
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12th African Games: Dina Meshref Will Always Dominate

Legendary table tennis player Funke Oshonaike has warned that Nigeria's female players risk being perpetually in the shadow of Egyptian Dina Meshref if nothing is done to help them improve. The table...

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Thomas Dennerby Declares Super Falcons Ready for World Cup

Following what football aficionados the world over saw as a tough draw for the Super Falcons ahead of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup...

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