At last, Mo Salah reveals club he prefers to end career

October 23, 2021 Agency Report 0

Mohamed Salah has said that he would love to remain at Liverpool for the rest of his career, but added that his future remains out of his hands. The Egypt international, arguably in the form of his career for Jurgen Klopp, will see his current contract at Anfield expire in June 2023, and is yet to pen an extension. But Read More

Barcelona, Real Madrid clash in El-clasico

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Barcelona have not won any of their last four games against Real Madrid in LaLiga (D1 L3) – should they fail to win this game, it will be their longest winless run in the competition against a specific opponent since May 2008, also against Los Blancos (D2 L3). Real Madrid have won their last three games in all competitions against Read More

How Dare triggered transparent, credible sports federation poll

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development under the leadership of Sunday Dare has been principled not to partake or interfere in the analogue politics of sports that caused set back in activities of the Ministry as well as discouraged meaningful persons that would have sponsored the Federations and their activities. The Minister’s silent tone in politics in the sector Read More

Premier League: Man Utd confront Liverpool, Chelsea battle injuries

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

Manchester United, revived by their European escape act, face a stern test against bitter rivals Liverpool in a crucial clash in the Premier League title race this weekend. Rocked by injuries to Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner, Chelsea need their understudies to rise to the challenge when the leaders host Norwich. After Steve Bruce’s exit this week, Newcastle head to Read More

Flying Officers Cup 2021: Edo Queens, FC Robo cruise into final

October 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The stage is set for the final of the 2021 Flying Officers Cup after the conclusion of semi final games on Friday. FC Robo Queens in the first semi final game defeated Osun Babes 2-0. The Lagos Land-Ladies dominated the game before eventually finding the breakthrough in the 41st minute courtesy of Onyenezide Esther. Osun Babes in the second half Read More

Breaking: FC Robo, Edo Queens hit 2021 Flying Officer’s Cup final

October 22, 2021 Editor 0

FC Robo of Lagos state and Edo Queens on Friday booked final place in the ongoing Flying Officer’s Cup 2021 edition after they emerged victorious in the semi-final. While FC Robo defeated Osun Babes 2-0, Edo Queens overcame Confluence Queens of Kogi state 1-0. Both teams will clash in the final on Sunday October 24, 2021 inside the prestigious Old Read More

After ban, Salisu Yusuf return as S/Eagles’ assistant coach

October 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have reinstated Salisu Yusuf as Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles. Recall that Yusuf was found guilty of collecting bribe after he was caught on camera collecting N357, 000 ($1,000) from journalists posing as football agents who wanted him to select two players for the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). The act was shown in Read More

Ranking: Why Super Eagles dropped 2 places – FIFA

October 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Following the not too impressive performance of the Super Eagles of Nigeria  the three time African champion have dropped two places from 34th to 36th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking released by the world football governing body, Thursday in Zurich, Switzerland The ranking was released on FIFA’s official website. In Africa, the Eagles remain in fifth position behind Senegal, Read More

Chelsea’s Lukaku, Werner out for weeks with injury

October 21, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner could be sidelined for a while after picking up injuries against Malmo in the Champions League. The duo started up front against Malmo, but they were forced off the pitch during the opening half Lukaku won a penalty for the Blues in the 17th minute, but the rough Read More

UEFA Champions League: Again, Ronaldo rescues Manchester United, Chelsea, Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal, Bayern win

October 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

A late Cristiano Ronaldo winner capped another Manchester United comeback in the Champions League on Wednesday, this time against Atalanta, as holders Chelsea and Bayern Munich cruised to big victories and Barcelona gave their campaign a shot in the arm. The knives were out for United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as his side found themselves 2-0 down at halftime at Read More

NLO Super 8: Destiny Boys trade tackles with Campos in final

October 20, 2021 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Destiny Boys of Ikorudu will try Campos Fc of Owerri for size in Friday’s  final of the Optima Energy Super 8 at the Remo Stars Stadium,  Ikenne. Destiny Boys  qualified for the final after beating hard fighting  Danburam Fc 4- 2 at the Remo Stars Stadium, Ikenne, Ogun state  Wednesday to top Group A while Campos Fc of Owerri defeated JM Liberty of Makurdi 3-1 Read More

Pinnick defends under fire Rohr again

October 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has again come out in stout defence of Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, who has continued to work from outside Nigeria despite a clause in his contract that obliges him to stay for a number of days in the country. Pinnick has remained Rohr’s No 1 supporter for the past six years and he said Rohr Read More

NYG: Kida rewards Rivers, Bayelsa basketball teams

October 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Rivers State boys’ team and girls’ team of Bayelsa state hit the jackpot following their gold medal heroics at the just concluded National Youth Games in Ilorin. The latest cash rain for coaches and players came at the behest of the outgoing South-South Zonal representative on the board of the Nigerian Basketball Federation, Engr Musa Kida. Rivers defeated Bauchi 16-15pts Read More

Morocco 2022: Kanu inspires Super Falcons victory over Ghana

October 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Super Falcons forward Uche Kanu was the hero of the night as she scored a brace at the Moboloji Johnson Arena, Lagos in the 2-0  win over perennial rival Ghana towards securing a berth in next year’s AWCON Championship in Morocco on Wednesday evening. The Super Falcons started the game strongly but were unable to carved out any clear cut goalscoring Read More

Breaking: 2 weeks after takeover, Newcastle sack Bruce

October 20, 2021 Dailymail 0

Steve Bruce has finally been sacked as head coach of Newcastle United by their new Saudi-backed owners, nearly two weeks after they bought the club. The consortium knew that to leave him in post for last Sunday’s home game with Spurs risked spoiling the carnival atmosphere inside St James’ Park, yet they allowed him to complete his 1,000th career game in management, which Read More

Again, Delta wins National Youth Games as Minister Dare declares event closed

October 19, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Again, Delta state has emerged Champions of the National Youth Games (NYG) held inside spacious and prestigious University of Ilorin (Unilorin).  The week long sporting activities for athletes who are under-15 witnessed display of raw talents. At the closing ceremony, Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, said, “Everything that has a beginning must have an end. It Read More

NBBF Electoral committee rolls out election timeline

October 19, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The 2021 Electoral Committee of the Nigeria Basketball Federation headed by Dr Lanre Glover will commence the collection of forms for intending candidates between the 18th and 19th of October, 2021. In a release by the committee ahead of the October 30 election slated for Benin City, Edo state, all duly completed forms must be returned on or before 26th, Read More

NYG: Team Ekiti set new records as game wind up

October 19, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Ekiti state has set a new  record at the just concluded  sixth edition of the National youth game with 2 gold, 11 silver and 2 bronze medals across all games . The 6th edition of the game is the best ever one for the South West state. In tennis,  Esther Oni won a gold medal at the female single and also Read More

NLO Super 8: Danburam bounce back to pummel Udala

October 19, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Danburam Fc bounced back to reckoning to defeat Udala Fc 4-2 on match day two of the on – going Optima Energy NLO Super 8 at Remo stars stadium, Ikenne, Ogun state. Danburam Fc lost narrowly to Doma Utd on match day game played yesterday, but a brace from Jamilu Yusuf in the 20th minute and 63rd minute put the Read More

NLO Super 8: Gusau raps NPFL clubs for not attending play-off

October 19, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Chairman of Chairmen and member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau has taken  swipe at Premier league clubs and national team coaches for not being present at the Optima Energy NLO Super 8 play-off in Ikenne to scout for good and quality players. According to Gusau, “If we truly desire a virile development of Read More

Morocco 2022: Super Falcons fired up for Ghana clash – Waldrum

October 19, 2021 Editorial IV 0

  Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum says the team is fired up for Wednesday’s 2022 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Ghana’s Black Queens. Both fierce continental rivals will slug it out at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena in the first leg of this fixture, which will eliminate one of the best teams in women football on the Read More