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ERSTWHILE SUPER EAGLES CAPTAIN AND COACH SUNDAY OLISEH SAID HE HAS NOTHING BUT FOND MEMORIES  AS THE FOOTBALL WORLD CONTINUES TO MOURN THE DEMISE OF  LEGENDARY DIEGO MARADONA. THE RENOWNED  FOOTBALLER   REPORTEDLY SUFFERED CARDIAC  ARREST AND DIED AT AGE 60 ON WEDNESDAY   BUT OLISEH WHO HELD THE MIDFIELD FOR NIGERIA IN THE HISTORIC GROUP D  […]

NIGERIA’S NATIONAL MEN BASKETBALL TEAM D’TIGERS YESTERDAY BEGAN THEIR CAMPAIGNS AT THE FIBA AFROBASKET 2021 QUALIFIERS WITH A CONVINCING 76-56 WIN OVER SOUTH SUDAN. THE COACH MIKE BROWN-TUTORED SIDE DOMINATED THE TIE FROM THE FIRST QUARTER TO HAND THE SOUTH SUDAN SIDE THEIR FIRST DEFEAT IN THE COMPETITION. NIGERIA WON THE FIRST QUARTER AT 22-17 […]

THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT HAS GIVEN THE NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION (NFF) THE MARCHING ORDERS TO HOLD SUPER EAGLES’ TECHNICAL ADVISER, GERNOT ROHR TO THE HIGHER STANDARDS CONTAINED HIS CONTRACT FOLLOWING THE TEAM’S DISMAL TWO-LEG DRAW AGAINST THE SIERRA LEONEAN SIDE IN THE AFCON 2022 QUALIFIER. SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE, GAVE THIS […]

DELTA STATE GOVERNOR, DR. IFEANYI OKOWA, DEPUTY GOVERNOR KINGSLEY OTUARO; SPEAKER OF THE STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, SHERIFF OBOREVWORI; PRESIDENT OF THE NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION (NFF), AMAJU PINNICK AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE DELTA STATE SPORTS COMMISSION, CHIEF TONY OKOWA, ARE EXPECTED TO GRACE THE FIRST DELTA FOOTBALL SUMMIT. CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF DELTA […]

NIGERIA MINISTER FOR YOUTH AND SPORTS, SUNDAY DARE HAS HINTED THAT SUPER EAGLES COACH, GERNOT ROHR, MAY RECEIVE A SACK LETTER IN FEW DAYS TIME, FOLLOWING HIS INABILITY TO INSPIRE HIS SIDE TO A SINGLE VICTORY IN THE YEAR 2020. THE FRANCO-GERMAN COACH, WHOSE SIDE SURRENDERED A 4-0 LEAD TO DRAW 4-4 WITH THE LEONE […]

SUNNY AKOSILE EMERGED WINNER OF THE GOLF TOURNAMENT HELD AT THE PRESTIGIOUS IBADAN GOLF CLUB (IGC) OVER THE WEEKEND TO CELEBRATE ONE OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE CLUB, PARAKOYI TUNDE AFOLABI WHO WILL CLOCK 70 YEARS. AKOSILE, PLAYING OFF HANDICAP 6, WHO IS ALSO THE COURSE OFFICER OF IGC RETURNED WITH 74 GROSS AND 68NET […]

THE NIGERIA BASKETBALL FEDERATION HAS ANNOUNCED THAT FINAL CAMPING FOR THE 2021 FIBA AFROBASKET QUALIFIERS WILL COMMENCE ON NOVEMBER 23, 2020. MAKING THIS KNOWN IN ABUJA, THE NBBF SECRETARY GENERAL, AFOLABI-OLUWAYEMI OLABISI SAID PLAYERS ARE EXPECTED TO FLY INTO KIGALI FROM THEIR VARIOUS BASES. ON THE DURATION OF THE FINAL CAMPING EXERCISE, NBBF PRESIDENT, AHMADU-MUSA […]

ALEX IWOBI, SAYS THE SUPER EAGLES HAVE PROMISED TO GIVE THEIR 100 PER CENT WHEN THEY FILE OUT IN THE REVERSE FIXTURE OF THEIR AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS QUALIFIER AGAINST SIERRA LEONE AT THE SIAKA STEVENS STADIUM IN FREETOWN TODAY. THE EVERTON PLAYER SCORED A BRACE AS THE EAGLES SHOCKINGLY LOST A FOUR GOAL LEAD […]

Spain’s Rafael Nadal has been drawn in an exciting group containing US Open champion Dominic Thiem as he looks to win a maiden ATP Finals title. Greece’s defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas and in-form Russian Andrey Rublev make up the four-man group at next week’s season-ending tournament. World number one Novak Djokovic has been pitted against […]

Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, says he is on the right path to breaking the goalscoring record set by late Nigeria international Rashidi Yekini. Dubbed the ‘goal king’, Yekini found the back of the net 37 times for the Eagles in 58 matches to hold the record for the highest goalscorer for the national team. […]


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