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Nigeria, Egypt, others battle in Lagos for Wrestling Championship

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Professional wrestlers from Nigeria and some other African countries including Egypt, Cameroon, DR Congo, and Angola are expected to participate in the Nigeria Professional Wrestling Federation (NPWF) National Unity Wrestling Championship scheduled for Molade Okoya Indoor Sports Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium on Sunday 21st November 2021.

While announcing the activities line up to commemorate the federation’s 40th year anniversary in Lagos, NPWF President John O Uche disclosed that the event is being organized to announce the revival and arrival of the professional Wrestling Championship in Nigeria.

“Professional Wrestling was the first sport in Nigeria to be well accepted and to reach the limelight but it was unfortunate that it went into extinction over the years due to bad management and neglect from government and we are now resuscitating it,” Uche said.

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“The federation has lots of future talents who will soon shake the world with actions but we need to unveil this timely event first to enable us to commence those other states and National Professional Wrestling activities.

“The Nigeria Professional Wrestling Federation will continue to be a voice for raising potential wrestlers from Nigeria as exemplified by former World title holders like late Power Mike, Mike Bamidele, Ben Lion Heart and others who won world titles for Nigeria,” he added.

Three different titles have been lined up for grab on Sunday when the wrestlers engage themselves in the contests.

Nigeria Heavyweight title holder, Captain Dunka will confront DR Congo Heavyweight Champion, USA Bing in the Chief Martin Agbaso African International Wrestling Heavyweight Championship belt.

The Explosive Ladder Championship belt will also be competed for in another category, while the Women Championship belt would be competed for among women wrestlers.

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Germany legend Matthaus defends Dortmund midfielder Bellingham

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Germany World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus has defended Jude Bellingham.

The Borussia Dortmund midfielder has been fined by the German Federation after referencing ref Felix Zwayer’s past match fixing ban following defeat to Bayern Munich last weekend.

Matthaus said: “His words were inappropriate and he would probably never say them again today, but I can understand his frustration and anger after the game ends.

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“Something similar happened to me in Karlsruhe too.

“The adrenaline and the emotions you feel after losing such an important match due to a controversial decision are difficult to control, even if you don’t have to overdo it.”

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Real Madrid captain Marcelo makes exit call

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Real Madrid captain, Marcelo is ready to return home to Brazil in 2022.

Ole says after 13 years with Real, the Brazilian will leave when his contract ends next June and everything indicates that he will not renew and will return to his country, specifically to Fluminense, his formative club.

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Marcelo has already made the decision, though is willing to see out his current contract, rather than leave in January.

The wing-back has struggled for minutes this season.

 

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Everton plan to appoint two new directors

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Everton are ready to welcome two new directors.Everton are ready to welcome two new directors.Everton are ready to welcome two new directors.

Everton are ready to welcome two new directors.

The Liverpool Echo says Everton are planning to find two new board members following the departures of Marcel Brands and Sarvar Ismailov.

And further additions to the Goodison top table have not been ruled out.

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Ismailov’s decision to quit his role last month, and last night’s confirmation of Brands’ exit, have left only three board of directors.

Chairman Bill Kenwright, chief executive officer Denise Barrett-Baxendale and finance chief Grant Ingles are the only board members left.

But the club are fully intending to replace them and the arrival of further fresh faces has been discussed.

 

 

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