The Rundown
1.ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championship: Nigeria in race for doubles titles
2.Anthony Joshua beats Charles Martin to become world heavyweight champion
3.Dream Team risks expulsion from Rio as FIFA hammer looms
4.Sanusi charges Falcons to overwhelm Teranga Lioness
5.UDOH HAT-TRICK SHOOTS ENYIMBA CLOSER MONEY-SPINNING ACL STAGE
6.NPFL Results
7.Spainish La  Liga Results
8.ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE RESULTS

1.ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championship: Nigeria in race for doubles titles
 

Team Nigeria is already in the medal zone in the mixed doubles event of the ongoing ITTF African Junior & Cadet Championship holding in Algiers.
To berth in the last four of the mixed doubles event, Nigeria’s duo of Ajoke Ojomu and Azeez Solanke edged out number one seeded team, Egypt’s Omar Elhamady and Youra Amira 11-8, 11-5, 11-8.
The pair of Esther Oribamise and Amadi Omeh also caused upset with victory over number four seed, Egypt’s Karim Elhakem and Marwa Alhodaby 12-10, 9-11, 11-5,11-9.
 To finally secure their places in the last four, Amadi Omeh and Esther Oribamise had to surmount Algeria’s duo of Adelbasset Chaichi and Yassamine Bouhenni (11-8, 13-11, 13-11 to set up a semifinal clash against Egypt’s Youssef Abdel-Aziz and Mariam.
 
2.Anthony Joshua beats Charles Martin to become world heavyweight champion
Anthony Joshua stopped Charles Martin in two rounds at London's O2 Arena to claim the IBF heavyweight title in only his 16th professional fight.
The Briton floored his American opponent with a peach of a right-hand counter and after Martin was knocked down again, the referee called a halt.
The 26-year-old is his country's sixth bona fide heavyweight world champion.
Joshua is also just the fourth man to win a pro heavyweight world title while still a reigning Olympic champion.

3. Dream Team risks expulsion from Rio as FIFA hammer looms
As Nigerians come to grips with the ouster of the Super Eagles from the African Cup of Nations holding in Gabon next year, more misery and pain await soccer fans as Samson Siasia’s  Dream Team(U-23) may be excluded from the draws of the football event of the Rio Olympic Games which holds on Thursday at the Maracana Stadium, Brazil.
Following the annoying rumbles from the court in Jos that sent dangerous signals to the world that Nigerian football is engulfed in confusion, FIFA, may be breathing down on Nigeria for taking its case to ordinary courts.
FIFA frowns against taking football matters to law courts for the resolution of football matters.
  
4. Sanusi charges Falcons to overwhelm Teranga Lioness
The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr.Mohammed Sanusi has called on the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, to go all out and dismiss the Teranga Lioness of Senegal from the race to this year’s African Women Cup of Nations taking place in Cameroon.
On Friday, both teams played out a 1-1 draw at the Stade Demba Diop in the Senegalese capital, with Nigeria, the reigning continental champions, scoring first through Chioma Wogu before the hosts equalized in the second half.
The Teranga Lioness delegation flew with the Super Falcons back to Nigeria on Saturday afternoon, and will have the official training at the National Stadium, Abuja on Mondayevening.
Tuesday’s second leg clash will start at 4pm at the National Stadium, Abuja.
 
 
5. Udoh Hat-Trick Shoots Enyimba Closer Money-Spinning ACL Stage
Mfon Udoh fired a hat-trick for Enyimba to take a big step towards featuring in the group stage of this year’s CAF Champions League after they defeated Etoile du Sahel from Tunisia 3-0 in Port Harcourt.
He is now the leading scorer in the Champions League with seven goals.

6.10-Man Heartland Beat Rivers United 2-1
Ten-man Heartland defeated Rivers United 2-1 in Owerri on Sunday.
Heartland now have 14 points from 10 games, while Rivers United have 14 points from 11 games.

Results of Week 11 games Sunday
Rangers 1 Ifeanyi Ubah 0
Ikorodu 0  Sunshine 0
El-Kanemi 2 3SC 0
Pillars 2 Nasarawa 1
Plateau  2 Giwa 0
Wolves 1  MFM 0
Akwa 2 Tornadoes 0
Heartland 2 Rivers 1
  
7. Spainish La  Liga Results:-
Granada  0 – 0   Malaga
Real Madrid  4 – 0   Eibar
Espanyol  1 – 3   Atletico Madrid
Real Sociedad  1 – 0   Barcelona
Real Betis  1 – 0  Levante
Sporting Gijon  0 – 1   Celta Vigo
Valencia  2 – 1   Sevilla
Villarreal  2 – 0   Getafe
Athletic Bilbao  1 – 0    Rayo Vallecano

April 11
Deportivo La Coruna ? – ?   Las Palma
 
8. English Premier League
Jamie Vardy scored twice as leaders Leicester won at Sunderland to move to within three victories of their first top-flight title.
The Foxes are also guaranteed a top-four place finish following Tottenham's 3-0 win over Manchester United.

IN OTHER English Premier League Results:-
West Ham United  3 – 3 Arsenal
Aston Villa  1 – 2  AFC Bournemouth
Crystal Palace  1 – 0  Norwich City
Southampton  3 – 1  Newcastle United
Swansea City  1 – 0  Chelsea
Watford  1 – 1   Everton
Manchester City  2 – 1   West Bromwich Albion
Sunderland  0 – 2  Leicester City
Liverpool  4 – 1    Stoke City
 
This Day in Sports History   April 11
1961 – 15th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Saint Louis Hawks, 4 games to 1.
1966 – 30th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 288; Jack Nicklaus is the first man to win consecutive Masters.
 
Births of sports figures on April 11
1974 – Birth of Alex Corretja in Barcelona, Spain; tennis star (1990 Orange Bowl boys 16).
1978 – Birth of Victor Sikora; soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles).