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Confederations Cup Prelims: See Bendel Insurance FC Line-up

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As Bendel Insurance Football Club trade tackle ASO Chlef of Algeria, here are players lined up for the match

The match is scheduled to kick off 4pm Nigeria’s time at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin

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Insurance FC Team

1. Amas Obasogie -12
2. Stanley Okorom -23
3. Julius Emiloju -4
4. Benjamin Tanimu -28
5. Sunday Anyanwu -14
6. Tamara Ezikiel -33
7. Maurice Prince -6
8. Zaidu Ayuba -10
9. Paul Obatan -30
10. Sarki Ismael -7
11. Imade Osarenkhoe -22

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12. David Obiazo -1
13. Evans Ogbonda -18
14. Kelly Oahimijie -27
15. Austin Ogunye -24
16. Ogadi Okenwa -9
17. Jude Ebhohon -11
18. Vincent Augustus -34
19. Abubakar Haruna -37
20. Hussaini Abdullahi -31

Coach: Monday Odigie.

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Israel Adesanya Faces Three Months Jail Term

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Former UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, has pleaded guilty to drunk-driving charges in his home country of New Zealand.

The incident took place on August 19, when Adesanya was pulled over and found with 87 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood in his system. The legal limit in New Zealand is 50 milligrams.

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Adesanya was returning from dinner with friends when he ‘encountered a Random Breath Testing unit’ in Auckland, his team told ESPN.

He could face up to a $2,680 fine and/or three months in jail, according to ESPN.

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I want to apologize to the community, my family and my team for the decision I made to get behind the wheel after drinking at a dinner,’ Adesanya said in a statement provided to ESPN.

‘I am disappointed with my decision to drive, it was wrong. I know that people might follow me and I want them to know I do not think this behavior is acceptable.’

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Osimhen Misses Penalty In Napoli’s Goalless Draw With Bologna

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Napoli’s underwhelming start to the season persisted after a missed penalty by Victor Osimhen condemned the Serie A champions to a 0-0 draw at Bologna on Sunday.

The Nigerian striker fired his penalty wide of the target in the 72nd minute after Khvicha Kvaratskhelia’s deflected cross had struck the arm of substitute Riccardo Calafiori.

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After a run of two wins, a defeat and two draws, the champions are languishing in seventh place in the standings and trail leaders Inter Milan by seven points. Bologna are 11th with six points.

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Napoli manager Rudi Garcia tried to remain positive despite the result.

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The negative element is the result, but the performance was good, especially in the first half,” he told newsmen.

We had some tactics that worked but are not entirely happy because there is no victory.”

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NYG: Ekiti Governor Recalls Sports Council Boss Over Athletes’ Poor Kitting

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Ekiti Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has recalled the General Manager of Ekiti State Sports Council, Adekunle Adeyemi, from the ongoing 7th National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta, over the athletes’ poor kitting.

Adeyemi’s recall was announced on Sunday through a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information, Taiwo Olatunbosun in Ado Ekiti.

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The statement directed the GM to immediately account for the poor kitting of the state’s athletes at the opening session of the competition.

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It described the development as unfortunate, adding that the state will take full responsibility of the regrettable incident.

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The directive followed the shabby appearance of the state contingent at the march-past event during the opening ceremony of the National Youths Games.

“Adeyemi is expected to explain circumstances leading to the shabby kitting of the state athletes at the opening session, which photograph is circulating online.

“He was directed to hand over to the next most senior official at the games and return home immediately.

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“The official who will act as head of the delegation is to oversee the welfare and wellbeing of the athletes at the competition,” the statement read.

The commissioner said that the state government made adequate provisions for the team’s participation at the games.

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He restated the commitment of Oyebanji administration to providing platforms for Ekiti youths to exhibit their God-given talents in line with its youth development and job creation agenda.

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