Tag: Sport

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

Morocco 2019: AFN begins camping with 42 athletes

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 5, 2019

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Friday opened camping for the African Games in Morocco with 42 athletes invited for trials in Kaduna. Those ... Read More

Results of rescheduled matches in 2018/2019 NPFL

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 4, 2019

Following are the results of rescheduled matches in the 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), played on Sunday: Lobi Stars 1-1 Katsina United Remo Stars ... Read More

Messi collects record 5th Golden Shoe

admin- December 18, 2018

Lionel Messi now wins record 5th Golden shoeLionel Messi Lionel Messi collected a record fifth Golden Shoe award on Tuesday for finishing last season as ... Read More

Anthony Joshua KOs Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 22, 2018

Anthony Joshua clinically stopped Alexander Povetkin in seven rounds to defend his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles and reaffirm his status as the world's ... Read More

France vs Belgium semi final match: Thierry Henry in dilemma, say football fans

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 9, 2018

Some football fans in Lafia say they foresee Thierry Henry, a French national and assistant coach of Belgian National Football team team, finding himself in ... Read More

I can’t manage against Arsenal–Wenger

admin- May 14, 2018

Arsene Wenger- Arsene Wenger does not believe he is ready to manage against Arsenal yet, having taken charge of the club for the final time ... Read More

Build on your Success- NSCDC Sports Director tells Handball League organisers

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 3, 2018

Ayodele Titus, Director of Sports, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp, (NSCDC) has called on the organisers of Prudent Energy Handball League to improve on ... Read More

South Korea to use VAR System for First Time in National Football Team Match

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 3, 2018

South Korea will use video assistant referees (VARs) for the first time in a national football team match next month, the country’s football governing body ... Read More

2026 World Cup: Trump threatens nations against North American bid

admin- April 27, 2018

Trump: Backs North America’s bid to host 2026 World Cup and threatens nations opposed US President Donald Trump tweeted support for the North American FIFA ... Read More

Senegal’s Koulibaly sends Juventus-Napoli title race to the wire

admin- April 23, 2018

Kalidou Koulibaly: Lone goal gives Napoli Serie A title hope Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly’s last-gasp goal kept Napoli’s title hopes alive with a 1-0 win ... Read More

PyeongChang 2018 a Symbol of World Peace, South Korean Official says

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 10, 2018

Han Sungrae, Director of the Korean Cultural Centre in Abuja, on Friday said the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang is a symbol of peace and ... Read More

CHAN: Maikaba tips Nigeria to lift Trophy

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 1, 2018

Abdu Maikaba, Coach of the Golden Eaglets on Thursday said that Nigeria will lift the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) trophy in Morocco on Sunday. ... Read More

Nigerian Air Force Commissions Fitness Centre in Maiduguri

Tanimu- December 28, 2017

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commissioned a new fitness centre for frontline personnel serving as part of the Air Task Force, Operation LAFIYA DOLE ... Read More

Rohr Calls up Mikel, Musa, 22 Others for Algeria, Argentina Games

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 30, 2017

Team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi headline the list of 24 players which Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited for ... Read More

Sports: FC Bayern Part Company with Carlo Ancelotti

Arowobusoye Samuel- September 29, 2017

FC Bayern Munich have parted company with head coach Carlo Ancelotti (58) as a result of internal discussions following the 3-0 defeat in the Champions ... Read More

Henry Onyekuru Announces His Own Move to Everton

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 28, 2017

June 28, 2017 (Dailymail/NTA) Henry Onyekuru has taken it upon himself to make the announcement that he has signed with Everton ahead of the 2017-18 ... Read More

NFF Official Relishes Pro-License Course in Cameroon

Arowobusoye Samuel- April 28, 2017

Former Nigerian international and NFF’s Assistant Director (Technical), Siji Lagunju is excited being one of 35 technical officials from across the African continent presently attending ... Read More

#NGASEN: Super Eagles Takes On Lions At The Hive Barnet Stadium In London Today

Tanimu- March 23, 2017

The Nigerian National team, the Super Eagles will today lock horns with the Teranger Lions of Senegal in a friendly match at The Hive Barnet ... Read More

Saraki Lauds SWAN at 53

Abdul Jimoh- January 31, 2017

Senate President, Bukola Saraki Meeting SWAN Members Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday congratulated the leadership and members of the Sports Writers Association ... Read More