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Exclusive Photo Thrills Captured At the FIFA U 17 World Cup in Nigeria

NIGERIA – The tournament is being featured in Abuja, Bauchi, Calabar, Enugu, Ijebu-Ode, Kaduna, Kano and Lagos from 24 October to 15 November 2009. Trendy Africa reveals some photo thrills of the world series as captured by our ace contributing sports photo journalist, Mr. Sotunde Afolabi. For branding, adverts or sponsorship of …

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FIFA U-17: Switzerland Celebrates 1:0 Victory over Hosts Nigeria

ABUJA – And the games came to an end. Nigeria hoped for the cup but Switzerland seemed to have a better need for it. The game was worthy of a final play as both teams gave their best. The Swiss are the 2009 U 17 champions with a 1-0 win …

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Power Disrupts FIFA U 17 Football game in Kano

KANO – Electric Power once again reared its cursed head at the FIFA U 17 world cup series in Nigeria. The game between Spain and USA was disrupted twice as the floodlights shut down due to power failure. The scene reminded one of the official game stops and time outs …

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Ghana Wins FIFA U-20 Soccer World Cup

EGYPT – The Black Satellites of Ghana defeated their Brazilian counterpart to win the FIFA U-20 World cup. The 10-man Ghanaian team 4-3 victory came in a sudden death penalties shoot-our in the finals of Egypt 2009 tournament. Ghana makes history being the first African team to win the coveted …

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Extra 3.6 billion Euros for FIFA U 17

NIGERIA – The Federal Government has released an additional 3.6 billion Euros to the initial release of 9.5 billion Euros to the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Nigeria 2009 FIFA U17 World Cup to ensure a successful hosting of the championship, which kicks off in Abuja on October 24. …

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Review: “More Than a game” – Quality documentary profiles an athlete’s early years

“Basketball is a vehicle to get you from point A to point B. Use basketball. Don’t let it use you.”  Those are the powerful introductory words said by Coach Dru Joyce II which begins this quality documentary that profiles NBA superstar LeBron James’ meteoric rise to fame and fortune. A …

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2010 World Cup: South Africa Gears Up

The 2010 FIFA world cup will hold in South Africa between the 11th of June and 11th of July 2010. Matches would be played in Capetown, Durban, Johannesburg, Mangaung, Nelson Mandela Bay, Nelspruit, Polokwane, Rustenburg and Pretoria.   Venues The complete list of 10 stadiums in 9 host cities for …

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FIFA under 17 opening game to cost $20 in Lagos

NIGERIA – FOOTBALL fans, who want to watch the opening match of the Nigeria 2009 FIFA Under-17 World Cup featuring the Golden Eaglets and Germany, will have to pay N3, 000 to enter the National Stadium, Abuja, venue of the game.   Organisers of the championship yesterday announced the availability …

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