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Mikel Obi Set To Open A Football Academy In Jos

Former Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel will soon open a football academy in Jos.

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Former Super Eagles Captain, John Obi Mikel will soon open a football academy in Jos.

The Ex- Chelsea midfielder and Stoke City Captain made the disclosure when he visited the governor of Plateau State, Governor Simon Lalong, at the Government House Jos, Plateau State Capital.

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Mikel was raised in the cold city of Jos, thus, his reason for planning to give back to the people of the state, while harnessing more talents and uplifting people from poverty.

I've been a freelance web developer and blogger for a while now and have a passion for both. Like most men, I'm a football lover; I prefer playing to watching matches.Personally, I believe with dedication there's no limit to what we can achieve. Yes, we all have the power and ability to do that.

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Nigeria’s Green Hawks captain Sadiq Adebiyi joins Keighley Cougars

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English rugby league team Keighley Cougars have announced the signing of Nigeria international Sadiq Adebiyi on a permanent deal on Friday.

Cougars made the announcement on the team’s website that Adebiyi joined from Betfred Super League club Wakefield Trinity on a two-year deal.

“KEIGHLEY Cougars are today excited to announce the signing of Sadiq Adebiyi.

“The Nigeria international arrives at Cougar Park on a two-year deal following his departure from Betfred Super League club Wakefield Trinity.

“Leaving Belle Vue after just one season, the forward comes to Keighley having previously worked with Head Coach Rhys Lovegrove and Andrew Henderson at the London Broncos,” Cougars’ statement read.

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The 25-year-old will now spend the next two years with Cougars – they currently compete in the RFL League 1, which is the third tier of English rugby league.

“I decided to join the club because having previously worked with Hendo and Rhys, the prospect of working with them again is one that I’m looking forward too.

“Also having seen what they achieved last season and their goals for this season in the Championship, the ethos of the club is something that I’m very excited about.

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“To have another season like the club had last year would be something special and if we can achieve something like that again, I would love to be a part of it,” Adebiyi said about his move to the club.

Adebiyi made his debut for the Nigeria national rugby league team, Green Hawks, in 2019 and he is currently the captain of the team.

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2022 U-17 WWC: Nigeria’s Flamingos arrive in India ahead of next week’s opener

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The Nigeria national U-17 women’s national team, Flamingos, have successfully arrived in India ahead of the upcoming U-17 FIFA World Women’s Cup that will begin next week.

Flamingos left their camp in Abuja last month on a 10-day camping trip in Turkey, where the team played a doubleheader of unofficial friendly matches against the Fenerbahçe women’s team.

Flamingos defeated Fenerbahçe 3-1 in the first leg of the match but the Turkish giants came back stronger in the reverse fixture to beat the Nigerian ladies by the same scoreline on Wednesday.

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The Nigerian contingents departed Turkey yesterday and arrived in India today, where they subsequently settled down at the Grand Hyyat Hotel in Goa.

“Hello India!

“Our sisters, Flamingos have arrived Goa for #U17WWC after a five-hour stopover in Mumbai, India.

“Players and officials have since settled down at Grand Hyyat Hotel.

“Let’s go for glory!,” an update on Super Falcons’ Twitter page read.

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Flamingos squad spearheaded by team’s captain Alvine Dah-Zossu and versatile goal poacher Opeyemi Ajakaye are drawn in the Group B alongside Germany, New Zealand and Chile.

Nigeria, who are yet to surpass the quarter final stage will play Germany in their opening game of the group – the competition will run from Tuesday, 11 Oct 2022 – Sunday, 30 Oct 2022.

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UEL: Arsenal defeat Bodø/Glimt 3-0 to move top of group A

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UEL: Arsenal defeat Bodø/Glimt 3-0 to move top of group A

Arsenal’s impressive form across all competitions continued Thursday night as the Gunners hammered Norwegian club Bodø/Glimt 3-0 in their Group A match at the Emirates Stadium.

Coming into the game, Arsenal had won eight out of its nine matches across all competitions this season with the only blemish coming in a 3-1 loss to Man United in the Premier League.

The possession was almost equally split in the first half of the intense game but Arsenal were the side able to do the scoring.

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Eddie Nketiah put Arsenal 1-0 up in the 23rd minute from a Kieran Tierney ball that struck the bar before Rob Holding doubled the lead for the Gunners with a header.

Although Bodø/Glimt were able to hold and control for a relatively long period in the encounter, they were unable to break the Arsenal’s defensive line.

The first half ended Arsenal 2-0 Bodø/Glimt.

It was also a close game in the second half of the game but the visitors’ efforts not to concede any goal again in the match was futile when Fábio Vieira scored in the 84th minute to see the victory for Arsenal.

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With the impressive win on Thursday night, the Gunners move to top of Group A with the maximum six points from two matches and a three goals difference despite having one game in hand.

The game between Arsenal and PSV Eindhoven, who thrashed FC Zuric 5-1 in the other Group A game also on Thursday was postponed last month following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

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