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Yuletide: Rohr wishes Nigerians peace, success

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has issued his Christmas message to Nigerians – peace and success now and in the New Year – while he has also put out a special message to ailing goalkeeper Carl Ikeme. In October in Uyo, Franco-German coach Rohr led the Super Eagles to qualify for next year’s World Cup […]

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Kwara United resume in Agbor on Dec 28

Newly promoted Kwara united will resume training ahead of the new NPFL season in Agbor on December 28, officials have told SCORENigeria Thirty five players will feature at this camp. Coach John Obuh said Agbor was chosen to give the team the chance to work under maximum concentration. “Agbor was picked to allow for full […]

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NPFL: Rangers’ll be ready for new season – Ogunbote

2016 Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Enugu Rangers head coach, Gbenga Ogunbote, has disclosed that his team is gradually taking shape ahead of the 2017/2018 new season, kicking off on January 14 across the federation. Ogunbote took charge of the Flying Antelopes in October after the club failed to extend the contract of interim coach […]

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Zidane declares Ronaldo fit ahead El-Classico clash

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insisted Cristiano Ronaldo is 100 percent fit for Saturday’s huge El Clasico clash against Barcelona despite playing a limited role in training this week. And the Frenchman urged Ronaldo to put his perceived desire for an improved contract from the European champions on the back burner to help Real get […]

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Premier League Week 19 Preview

It’s another party time for the Citizens Log leaders Manchester City will have another party time when take on Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium this evening. The Citizens made history last weekend, with a 4-1 win over Tottenham breaking the record for the most consecutive wins in the English top flight with 16 wins. They […]

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UFC: Count me out –Mayweather

  Floyd Mayweather has shot down reports he is about to join Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) with Conor McGregor responding in the only way he knows how. The unbeaten pound-for-pound boxing king has been tipped to join Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) following his victory over Conor McGregor in August. Mayweather had said earlier this week […]

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Rivers Commissioner to Eguma: Wike ‘ll wire you if…

As new football season draws near in Nigeria, Rivers state Commissioner of Sports, Hon Boma Iyayi has disclosed the technical Adviser of Rivers United could be shown the exit if he performs below par in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Rivers United which was birthed two seasons ago after the owner, Rivers state government […]

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FIFA Sanction: Panic grips officials at Glasshouse as NFF panel begins sitting

  After federal government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development expressed dissatisfaction with the recent embarrassing sanctions from world football governing body, FIFA, some officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are in panic mood as fact-finding committee begins sitting. Both some Staff at the management cadre and those at junior level are […]

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Weight loss, fitness dragged me into refereeing –Taekwondo Umpire

Thursdaline Peter is an internationally certified Referee who was recently honoured as the best Taekwondo Umpire in Nigeria and one of the best in the world. In this interview with IKENNA OKONKWO and Eupheresia Nnodim, Thursdaline, an instructor and ex-athlete speaks on why she preferred to become a full-blown taekwondo Practitioner. In the beginning I […]

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Falcons devastated after Randy dumps team for College job

Sweden-based forward Ngozi Ikobi has said the Super Falcons are devastated after American coach Randy Waldrum finally dumped an offer to handle the Nigeria women’s team. Falcons coach designate Waldrum was yesterday named coach of University of Pittsburg. “We were all excited when it was announced he is set to be the new Falcons coach. […]

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Ondo names 6 communities for National Athletics Development Centre

Ondo State government as part of her preparations for the hosting of the National Athletics Development Centre for the south-west has named six communities to benefit from the project which is limited to two per Senatorial district. A report from the state’s Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Hon Saka Yusuf Ogunleye said, Mr Governor […]

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Basketball W/Cup: Nigeria gets FIBA 3X3 wildcard

By Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja Nigeria will compete in the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup holding in Manila, Philippines from June 8-12, 2018 after being awarded a wild card by the Federation of International Basketball Associations FIBA. This latest decision was relayed through a letter to the Nigeria Basketball Federation under the leadership of Engineer Musa […]

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Dalung hails Mitchel Obi

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has congratulated Mitchell Obi who was re-elected unopposed as the AIPS Africa President. In a statement, Barrister Dalung said the latest development demonstrates the leadership role of Nigeria as a big brother on the African continent. He urged more Nigerians to get into leadership positions in […]

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Ighalo tops Edo FA 2017 Award winners

Red hot Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo tops the list of Awardees to be honoured by the Edo State Football Association in its Award Nite scheduled for the Imaguero College Hall in Benin City this evening in a gala nite.. Confirming this yesterday, Edo FA Chairman, Frank Ilaboya said Ighalo who helped the Super Eagles […]

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Again, Nigeria drops in latest FIFA rankings

By Lekan Olaseinde with agencies The Super Eagles again dropped in the latest world football governing body, FIFA ranking released on Thursday, the Eagles are now 51st in the world from the earlier 50th , the Genor Rohr led team is 9th in Africa The Eagles’ Group D 2018 FIFA World Cup opponents Argentina, Croatia […]

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NAFDAC introduces whistle-blowing on fake drugs

By Ajuma Edwina Ogiri Abuja The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has called on Nigerians to report any form of illegal drug production in their environments. The Director-General of the agency, Prof. Christiana Adeyeye, who stated this during the ongoing 8th Annual Symposium of the Health Writers’ Association of Nigeria […]