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Nigeria and Brazil will tango in a much-anticipated encounter at the Singapore National Stadium, Kallang, Singapore, 23 years after Nigeria, on their way to winning Africa’s first Olympic football gold, spanked the Selecao in the semifinals at the Athens Stadium in the State of Georgia, USA

The Ambassador of Nigeria to Sudan, Musa Mamman, on Thursday evening praised players and officials of the U23 National Team, Olympic Eagles, for an impressive outing against their Sudanese counterparts in a 2019 U23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in Omdurman.

Cup holders Nigeria begin the race towards a successful defence of their Africa U23 title in Tunisia on Wednesday when they take on their Libyan counterparts in a first round, first leg encounter of the qualification series.

Olufunke Oshonaike may be making her last appearance at the global showpiece when the 2019 ITTF World Championship serves off in Budapest, Hungary next month, having made her debut at the 1991 edition in Chiba, Japan.

Nigeria’s U23 squad will take on their Libyan counterparts in the first leg, first round of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifying series at the Bengerdan Stadium in Bengerdan, Tunisia on March 20.

The price tag keeps soaring for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics despite local organizers and the International Olympic Committee saying that spending is being cut.

The 30-year-old Bolt dominated the sprint events over an unprecedented span of years, winning the 100, 200 and 4×100 relay at three consecutive Olympic Games

The world record holder over both the 100m and 200m events, plans to step away from the track at the conclusion of the 2017 season where he will be hoping to add to his collection of 11 World Championships titles