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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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Atletico Madrid’s Costa Suspected Of Tax Fraud In Spain

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Atletico Madrid's Costa Suspected Of Tax Fraud In Spain

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa is the latest star to fall foul of the Spanish authorities for possible non-payment of taxes on image rights

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The tax administration accuses the Atletico striker of fraud totalling 1.1 million euros related to taxes related to his image rights in 2014

The tax office suspects the 30-year-old Costa “concealed income” from a sponsorship deal he signed with Adidas shortly before he joined Chelsea from Atletico in 2014

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U-17 AFCON: Eaglets Beat Tanzania In A Thrilling 5-4 Encounter

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U-17 AFCON: Eaglets Beats Tanzania In A Thrilling 5-4 Encounter

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets won their opening match, 5-4, against hosts Tanzania in Dar Es Salaam at the 13th Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Sunday.

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That victory took the eaglets top of Group A ahead of the other clash between Angola and Uganda.

The Eaglets will take on Angola on Wednesday, while the Serengeti Boys will go up against Uganda.

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If the Golden Eaglets win, they will have a place in the AFCON semi-finals, and a place at the FIFA U-17 world cup finals in Brazil later this year.

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Tiger Wins 15th Major Title In Dramatic Comeback

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Tiger Wins 15th Major Title In Dramatic Comeback

Tiger Woods completed an epic comeback from career-threatening injury and scandal by winning the 83rd masters on Sunday, capturing his 15th major title to end an 11-year major drought.

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The 43-year-old American superstar, who underwent spinal fusion surgery in 2017, seized his first major title since the 2008 US Open.

Winning a fifth masters title, and his first since 2005, cemented for woods a fairytale comeback to the pinnacle of golf.  Woods’ career imploded after a 2009 sex scandal, and nagging knee and back injuries that required a total of seven surgeries.

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