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NPFL: Rangers on course for league shield- Ogunbote

Enugu Chief Coach of the Flying.Antelope, Rangers International Football Club of Enugu, Mr. Olugbenga Ogunbote, has said that the club is committed to winning the on-going 2018 NPFL league season. Ogunbote posited that with the gusto his team have displayed since the league began, he is sure that they would re-enact the 2016 feat by […]

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Kada City FC created for grassroots devt – Hunkuyi

Kaduna Kada City FC, Kaduna was established to impact grassroots development through the discovery and nurturing of potential talents in the game, Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi has said. The Senator representing Kaduna North Senatorial District, said he has no regrets being part of the Kada City FC, in view of the impact it would have on […]

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Rohr finally shuts door against Enyeama

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has finally ruled out the possibility of including Lille safe hands, Vincent Enyeama on his 23-player roster for the 2018 World Cup. The German pointed out that the veteran goalkeeper has been inactive for his French club since the start of this season, a similar status former Netherlands international Winston […]

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Jos new stadium gets N1bn approval for completion

Jos The Plateau State House of Assembly have granted approval to Governor Simon Lalong’s, request to seek the sum of N1bn loan for completion of the New Jos Stadium. House Speaker, Peter Azi, said the communication from the Governor seeks for approval of the legislators to enable him gets the necessary funds from Fidelity Bank […]

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BOOST programme: Iwuanyanwu commends FIRS

-I wish I was younger to enjoy these goodies Chief (Dr) Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc (NSDFI) has sent a warmest appreciation to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and its Executive Chairman, Babatunde Fowler, for the massive support they have given the Basic […]

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CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba face Energie FC of Benin Republic

Enyimba will begin their 2018 CAF Confederation Cup campaign next month in the Republic of Benin after they were drawn to face that country’s club Energie FC by the continental football governing body. CAF put Enyimba on standby for the preliminary round of the competition, but will be playing their first match away from home […]

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Fight for your shirts, Kaduna Utd chairman tells players

The Kaduna United FC Chairman, Chief Benjamin Omale has challenged the new and old players participating at the ongoing screening in the club to do their best to secure place in the team nobody will be favoured for any political or relationship reasons. The oil tycoon said this to the media men at his Kaduna […]

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LaLiga is world best – Adepoju

LaLiga is the best league in the world according to former Real Madrid and ex-Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju. The football legend disclosed this on social media after Barcelona held Chelsea to a 1-1 draw in Tuesday’s Champions League Round of 16 encounter. Willian hit the post twice but finally found the net with what looked […]

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FIFA congratulates Moses for emerging Nigeria’s best player

Following his accolade as Nigerian Player of the Year for men, Victor Moses has received a congratulatory message from FIFA. FIFA wished the Nigeria and Chelsea star for his massive win as the Player of the Year for Men at the inaugural 2018 Aiteo/NFF Awards held on Monday. The awards took place at the Eko […]

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NFF assures Buhari on 2018 World Cup plan

Abuja The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has assured that the Federal Government that it will execute its entire plan for the forth coming Russia 2018 World Cup plans to the letter. The NFF Executive Committee made this promise after rising at its meeting which was chaired by Amaju Melvin Pinnick and held at the Eho […]

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Salami set to debut for new Kazak club

Gbolahan Salami, could make his Irtysh Pavlodar of Kazakhstan debut when they welcome FK Aty in the opening fixture of the Kazakhstan Premier Liga which gets underway on March 11. Salami signed a two-year contract with the club on January 25 as a free agent after parting company with his Finnish club Kuopion Palloseura, his […]

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LMC mourns Udoji, to honour late player on Sunday

Kaduna The League Management Company (LMC) has sympathised with the management and players of Kano Pillars FC on the death of their center back, Chinedu Udoji and directed that a minute silence be observed in honour of the fallen star during match day 10 fixtures this Sunday. LMC also asked players to wear black armbands […]

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Wilder wants titles unification in fight with Joshua

Deontay Wilder says the “big fight” he wants is against Anthony Joshua, but his principal aim is to unify the heavyweight division by “all means necessary”. Three of the four world heavyweight belts will be on the line when IBF and WBA ‘Super’ holder Joshua takes on WBO champion Joseph Parker at the Principality Stadium, […]

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Oliseh: I strengthened Super Eagles for Nigeria

Ex-Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh says he built a strong Super Eagles team for Nigeria in 2015 by introducing new faces before quitting the job. Oliseh stated that the national team was weak until he introduced some young players into the squad after his appointment as coach in 2015. Hale End Academy product Alex Iwobi was […]

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Ekweremadu creates overseas opportunity for 4 players

Abuja The just concluded 2018 Ikeoha Youth Sports Championship sponsored by Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has created opportunities for four Nigerian youths to further their football career abroad. The two-week long sports events which held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, saw Local Government Areas that constitute Ekweremadu’s Senatorial district competing for honours in […]

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Moses appreciates NFF POTY award, lauds organizers

Victor Moses considers winning the 2018 NFF Player of the Year ‘an honour’. The Chelsea wing-back won the prize after edging out Leicester City’s Wilfried Ndidi and Lobi Stars’ Anthony Okpotu. The former Liverpool player played a crucial role as Chelsea won their sixth English Premier League title last season. Moses flourished in an unfamiliar […]