Category: Sports

Berbatov retires after 20-year football career

Abdul Jimoh- September 20, 2019

Former Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has announced his retirement from football. This is coming 18 months after leaving India’s Kerala Blasters, ... Read More

Siasia Appeals to FIFA, CAS Over Life Ban

Olisa- September 5, 2019

Former Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Samson Siasia on Wednesday in Abuja said he has appealed against the life ban slammed on him by world football ... Read More

Nigeria win 6 Gold Medals in Weightlifting at African Games

Henry Solomon- August 27, 2019

Team Nigeria has won six gold medals in weightlifting and three silver at the ongoing African Games in Morocco. The weightlifting event was held at ... Read More

Manchester United Suffer Defeat to Crystal Palace in a Disappointing Home Game

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2019

It was a moment of disappointment on Saturday as Manchester United lost at home 1-2 to Crystal Palace in continuation of the new English Premier ... Read More

Frank Lampard Earns First win as Chelsea Boss

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2019

Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double, inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in a pulsating Premier League ... Read More

AfroBasket Title: Buhari Congratulates D’Tigress

Olisa- August 19, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for an impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that ... Read More

Nigeria’s D’Tigress Defeat Senegal to Retain Afrobasket Title

Olisa- August 19, 2019

Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress on Sunday defeated Senegal 60-55 to win the 2019 women’s Afrobasket title they won two years ago. The final match ... Read More

Golden Eaglets Begin Camping in Abuja Ahead of Brazil 2019

Henry Solomon- August 14, 2019

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Tuesday began their camping programme in Abuja for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to ... Read More

2020 U-20 WWC : FIFA Inspection Team Arrives Nigeria on Monday

Olisa- August 4, 2019

A five-man inspection team from FIFA will arrive Lagos on Monday for a four-day inspection of facilities and equipments that Nigeria has put forward to ... Read More

Ighalo’s Retirement Premature — Disu

Tortiv Matthew- July 24, 2019

The former Technical Adviser of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, has said that the decision of Super Eagles Striker, Odion Ighalo to ... Read More

Ilorin Football Fans Hail Mikel As Nigeria’s “Super Hero”

Abdul Jimoh- July 19, 2019

Football enthusiasts in Ilorin on Friday described Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi, as Nigeria’s “Super Hero”, following his decision to retire from national team duties. ... Read More

2019 AFCON: Football fans express divergent views on Rohr’s future

inno.korie- July 19, 2019

Some football enthusiasts in Awka, Anambra on Thursday expressed mixed reactions on the future of Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr with the team. The News ... Read More

Mikel Obi Retires from International Football

Olisa- July 18, 2019

Super Eagles’ Skipper, Mikel Obi, says he has retired from international football. Obi,32, made the disclosure via his Instagram handle @mikel_john_obi on Thursday, after leading ... Read More

Encourage Super Eagles, not Rebuke Them – Owolabi Pleads

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2019

Ex- international, Felix Owolabi, has urged Nigerians not to rebuke the Super Eagles following Sunday’s loss to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semi ... Read More

We Lost to a Better Team – Rohr

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2019

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that his team lost to a better side in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ... Read More

Mahrez Last-gasp Winner Breaks Nigerian Hearts, as Algeria Book place in AFCON2019 Final

Tortiv Matthew- July 15, 2019

A last-gasp goal from Riyad Mahrez helped Algeria qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final match after defeating Nigeria 2-1 at Cairo ... Read More

Nigeria’s Match Against Algeria Will be Tough — Odegbami

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2019

Segun Odegbami, an ex-international, said on Sunday that the semi-final between Nigeria and Algeria at the ongoing African Cup of Nations(AFCON) would be tough. Odegbami ... Read More

Halep Stuns Serena to Win First Wimbledon Title

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2019

Serena Williams’ wait for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title goes on after Simona Halep stunned the off-key American 6-2 6-2 in a one-sided ... Read More

Football Enthusiasts Say Experience Will Count for Super Eagles Against Algeria

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2019

Some football enthusiasts on Saturday said Nigeria has what it takes to beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in the semifinals of the 2019 Africa ... Read More

AFCON 2019: First Goal For Super Eagles Excites Chukwueze

Suleiman Idris- July 11, 2019

Abuja, July 11, 2019 (NAN) Man-of-the-match in Nigeria’s quarterfinals encounter with South Africa Samuel Chukwueze has expressed his excitement for scoring his first goal for ... Read More