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Remo Stars Are Champions of Ogunjobi Gold Cup.

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Remo Stars Are Champions of Ogunjobi Gold Cup.

Remo Stars have been crowned champions of the 9th edition of the Ogunjobi Gold Cup after they defeated their Southwest derby rivals 4-0 in the final hosted on Saturday at the Remo Stars Stadium Stadium in Ikenne.

A hat-trick from unsung hero Andy Okpe and one from former Oluyole Warrior striker David Ojukwu was enough for the Sky Blues Stars to humiliate 3SC and win the nation’s premium class pre-season tournament after breaking their seventh-time semi-final jinx.

Shooting Stars goalkeeper Detan Ogundare gifted Remo Stars an easy chance to score three out of the four goals the team conceded within 15 minutes owing to his carelessness with his passes to his defensive line.

At the half-hour mark of the game, Remo Stars were the better side in the contest, as they kept the pressuring on Shooting Stars for an opener.

Then, the real chance came in the 42nd minute after Andy Okpe capitalize on Detan’s poor clearance pass to his teammate to poke into the net the first goal of the game.

Five minutes into the second half, Ojukwu punished his former team as he made it 2-0 for Remo Stars.

Mercurial midfielder Dayo Ojo take advantage of Detan’s poor pass again, to give Ojukwu a pass and the striker made no mistake than to shoot the ball into the net.

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Okpe, in the 57th minute then bagged his brace putting the icing on the cake for the Sky Blues Stars nodding in the empty net from Tolulope Ojo’s cross to make it 3-0.

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AFCON 2022 CAF Launches Official Match-Ball for 2021 AFCON

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AFCON 2022 CAF Launches Official Match-Ball for 2021 AFCON

Ahead of the 2021 African cup of nations, African soccer governing has launched official match ball for the competition.

The ball which was produced by umbro was made with thick white and styled with color green, named toghu.

According to the video made available by the football, body described toghu as traditional, ornate, glory, heritage, and unity.

The world bank said, “however, the reform momentum weakened in 2021, and in the absence of continued progress, key macroeconomic challenges have re-emerged as major threats to growth.

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The report further added that said despite a strong initial recovery and resurgent global oil prices, the stalled reform agenda had undermined Nigeria’s long-term growth prospects

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NCBN Underdogs Shock TVC with a 1-0 Win

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NCBN Underdogs Shock TVC with a 1-0 Win

The Nigeria Customs Broadcasting Network team started on a positive note by defeating TVC at the FCT SWAN 5 Aside during the Annual Sporting Competition organized by Sports Writers Association of Nigeria.

They showed no mercy considering this being their first time out at the competition.

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The goal came from the boots of the relentless, Alfred Munachimso as the Match ended with NCBN coming tops with a 1-0 win.

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Falconets to Resume Camping for Congo Fixture

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Falconets to Resume Camping for Congo Fixture

ad Coach Christopher Danjuma has invited 31 players to the camp of Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets for the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup third round fixture against Congo, with the first leg taking place in Brazzaville on 5th December. Nigeria will host the return leg at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena, Lagos on Thursday, 16th December.

On the list are four goalkeepers, nine defenders, 10 midfielders and eight forwards.

The Falconets blitzed past their counterparts from Central African Republic 11-0 on aggregate in the second round, while the Congolese saw off Egypt’s U20 girls 3-1 on aggregate. The girls from Central African Republic progressed to the second round following the withdrawal of Equatorial Guinea.

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All 31 players have been asked to report at the Serob Hotel in the Wuye district of Abuja on Sunday, 7th November with their training kits, international e-passports and certificates of birth. However, four players of Rivers Angels FC of Port Harcourt that is taking part in the maiden edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League holding in Egypt 5th – 19th November, have been excused to report in camp after their engagement in North Africa. Two overseas–based players are also expected in camp towards the end of the month.

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