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Ghana, Niger Join Nigeria For Ramat Cup

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Ghana, Niger Join Nigeria For Ramat Cup

Three teams from Ghana and Niger Republic are to join those from Nigeria’s 36 states and FCT to compete for the 37th Ramat Cup.

The annual competition organised by Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) is scheduled for Kano from Jan. 11 to Jan. 19.

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Nasiru Gawuna, the President of YSFON, said that the involvement of the three teams would help restore the competition’s international status.

“The participation of the three teams from Ghana and Niger Republic, is to restore the international status of the competition,’’ Gawuna, who is also the Deputy Governor of Kano State, said.

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A statement released on Sunday by Patrick Okpavuerhe, YSFON’s National Secretary, quoted Wawuna as saying that the competition is in honour of Late Nigerian leader, Gen. Murtala Mohammed.

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Aigbogun Submits Final List Of Players For U-20 AFCON

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Aigbogun Submits Final List Of Players For AFCON U-20

Flying Eagles Head Coach, Paul Aigbogun, has submitted to the Nigeria Football Federation the final list of twenty players for the 2019 Africa U-20 cup of nations.

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The team says it has put behind it the disappointment felt from the cancellation of the international friendly with Saudi Arabia U-20 squad. But organizers have promised that the game would still hold after the U-20 AFCON finals.

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NRA Threatens To Withdraw Members From NPFL Over Attacks On Referees

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NRA Threatens To Withdraw Members From NPFL Over Attack On Referees

The Nigeria Referees Association has threatened to withdraw its members from the Nigeria Professional Football League because of repeated attacks on league referees.

Referee Sam Agba was assaulted by Plateau United fans in Jos and on Sunday, some match officials were attacked by fans of Remo Stars in Sagamu.

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Nigeria Referees Association Publicity Secretary, Kelechi Mejuonbi says the association is waiting for the decision of the league management on the incident.

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Cardiff City New Signing, Emiliano Sala On Missing Aircraft

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Cardiff City New Signing, Emiliano Sala On Missing Aircraft

Police confirms Cardiff City new signing Emiliano Sala was on missing light aircraft that disappeared from the radar in the English Channel on Monday evening. He was traveling from Nantes, France where he went to greet his former teammates before leaving for his new team, Cardiff City.
A major search operation has been underway since the aircraft – which was carrying just Sala and the pilot – went off the radar near the Casquets lighthouse on Alderney.

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The club (Cardiff City) said they are “seeking clarification” as to what happened.
A search for the flight is underway. Sala signed for the club in a £15m deal on Saturday.

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