Tag: Football

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

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

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

Sanchez, Vidal will be Quarantine When They Come Home

Tanimu- March 11, 2020

Chilean football stars Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal will be quarantined when they return to their home country from Europe, Chile’s health minister said on ... Read More

NPFL Match Day 23: Plateau United Keep Title Hopes Alive as Rivers United Maintain Pressure

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2020

Plateau United reiterated their title ambitions with a win away to Wikki while Rivers United stayed within the title-chasing loop with a win at home. ... Read More

LMC Confirms Death Of Nasarawa United Defender, Calls For Autopsy

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2020

The League Management Company (LMC) has confirmed the report of the death of Chineme Martins, a defender with Nasarawa United FC, who slumped during the ... Read More

Governor Ortom Donates 36-seater Bus, N10m to Lobi Stars FC

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2020

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday donated a 36-seater Toyota bus and N10 million to Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi. Presenting the gifts to ... Read More

President Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

Tanimu- February 4, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired Nigerian professional footballer, former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi, a member of ... Read More

Ronaldo Turns Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award

Abdul Jimoh- September 24, 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo, conspicuously-absent from the FIFA Best Awards at the La Scala Opera house in Milan, on Tuesday took to Instagram to express his feelings ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Frank Lampard Named as Chelsea Manager

Henry Solomon- July 4, 2019

Chelsea have appointed Frank Lampard as head coach on a three-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. Lampard, a former Chelsea player who ... Read More

NCC seeks support for Nigeria’s sports

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 3, 2019

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on corporate entities to support sports in the country. The Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, Prof Umar Danbatta, made the ... Read More