Category: Sports

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

Manchester City’s ban from European football overturned – CAS

Olisa- 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

Arsenal Hosted Charlton Athletic, Wins 6-0

Tanimu- June 7, 2020

Arsenal returned to action for the first time on Saturday since the 2019/2020 English Premier League (EPL) was stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They ... Read More

Klopp Speaks on Right Time to Restart EPL

Tanimu- May 20, 2020

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes it is the right time for England’s Premier League (EPL) to resume after a two-month stoppage due to the COVID-19 ... Read More

COVID-19: FIFA postpones U-17, U-20 Women’s World Cup, Futsal World Cup to 2021

inno.korie- May 13, 2020

The world football governing body, FIFA, has announced the postponement of the FIFA U-17 and U-20 Women’s World Cup and the Futsal World Cup due ... Read More

Cummins pleads to be able to carry on shining and swinging

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 10, 2020

Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins believes test cricket will be much the poorer if using spit and sweat to help shine the ball is banned ... Read More

Nigerian Troops Clear Boko Haram/ISWAP at Tumbun Rago/Fulani

Tanimu- April 7, 2020

In continuation with the ongoing clearance operations in the North East Theatre of Operation, combined troops of 403 Special Forces Brigade Baga, Niger Republic Troops ... Read More