Category: Sports

Leicester City Win FA Cup as Nigerians Celebrate Iheanacho, Ndidi

Henry Solomon- May 15, 2021

Leicester City emerged the FA Cup champions for 2021 after a 1-0 win over Chelsea at the Wembley stadium. Leicester are FA Cup winners for ... Read More

D’banj Captains Nigeria to Motorsport Championships

Henry Solomon- May 8, 2021

Nigerian artiste, Oladipo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, was on Friday unveiled as Captain of the Racing Nigeria Motorsport Team. This is in preparation ... Read More

Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa Rejoins Kano Pillars

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2021

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has sensationally returned to Kano Pillars FC for the reminder of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL).   ... Read More

Eagles Return to Teslim Balogun Stadium, Finish Qualifiers Unbeaten With a Win Over Lesotho

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2021

Super Eagles of Nigeria have finished their qualification matches in grand style by beating Lesotho 3-0 at the Teslim Balogun Stadium which is begin to ... Read More

Super Eagles Beat Benin 1-0, Remain Top of the Table

Henry Solomon- March 27, 2021

Nigeria Super Eagles defeated Benin 1-0 to remain at the top of the group L table of the African Cup of Nations qualifiers (AFCON 2021) ... Read More

South African, Patrice Motsepe Elected 7th CAF President in Rabat, As Pinnick Makes FIFA Council

Henry Solomon- March 12, 2021

Dr Patrice Motsepe, of South Africa has been elected as the 7th President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) who becomes person to occupy ... Read More

NFF Appoints New Head of Women’s Football

Henry Solomon- November 21, 2020

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Friday confirmed the appointment of Amina Daura as its new Head of Women’s Football, replacing Ruth David, a statement ... Read More

FG to Begin Camping for Athletes Ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Henry Solomon- November 19, 2020

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is set to commence national camping for athletes and officials in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics ... Read More

COVID-19: CAF President, Ahmad, Released From Hospital

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2020

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, was discharged from the hospital on Wednesday. Ahmad, who tested positive to Covid-19 ... Read More

AFCON 2021: I expect Superb performance from Eagles, former Falcons coach says

Abdul Jimoh- November 12, 2020

A former Super Falcons coach, Godwin Izilein, says that he expects a `superlative performance’ from the Super Eagles in their upcoming showdown with the `Leone ... Read More

Gov. Bagudu lays foundation of $1.19m first FIFA stadium in Nigeria

Suleiman Idris- September 21, 2020

Gov. Abubakar Atiku-Bagudu of Kebbi on Monday, laid the foundation of Nigeria’s first FIFA mini stadium in Birnin Kebbi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ... Read More

Crystal Palace sign Eze from QPR

Abdul Jimoh- August 28, 2020

Crystal Palace has bolstered their attacking options ahead of the new English Premier League (EPL) season with the signing of Eberechi Eze from Championship side ... Read More

Buhari appoints Amokachi Special Assistant Sports

Suleiman Idris- August 20, 2020

Former Super Eagles striker and Nigerian Football Ambassador, Daniel Amokachi, has been appointed Special Assistant on Sports to President Mohammadu Buhari. Amokachi’s appointment was announced ... Read More

FC Barcelona appoint Koeman as new coach

Abdul Jimoh- August 19, 2020

Barcelona has appointed Ronald Koeman as their next coach, the club said in a statement on Wednesday. Koeman, who has left his role as manager ... Read More

Barcelona in talks with Koeman after sacking Setien – Club source

Abdul Jimoh- August 18, 2020

Barcelona are negotiating a deal to appoint Netherlands coach, Ronald Koeman as the successor to Quique Setien, a club source said on Tuesday. Koeman is ... Read More

Tokyo Olympics: Non-Contact Sports to Resume Training in PH – Minister

Henry Solomon- August 8, 2020

Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, says non-contact sports athletes will soon resume training in Port Harcourt, Rivers, ahead of the Tokyo ... Read More

NBBF Mourns Former D’Tigers Invitee, Ojo

Henry Solomon- August 7, 2020

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), on Friday paid tributes to baskeball player and former D’Tigers invitee, Michael Olalekan-Ojo who died on Thursday. The NBBF spokesman, ... Read More

Lampard says more to come as Chelsea look to bridge the gap

Abdul Jimoh- July 20, 2020

Chelsea fans can expect more from the London club in the transfer market, as they look to bridge the gap with Liverpool and Manchester City ... Read More

FIFA Confirms 2022 World Cup Match Schedule

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2020

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has confirmed the match schedule for the 2022 FiFA World Cup in Qatar. A statement on the world ... Read More

Court of Arbitration of Sport Overturns Manchester City Ban

Tanimu- July 13, 2020

Manchester City’s two-year ban from European football has been overturned by the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS), the Lausanne based court said on Monday. ... Read More