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Leicester boss berated for not starting Iheanacho against Man City

Iheanacho Should Have Started Against Man City – Phil Neville tells Leicester Coach February 10, 201807. Coach of Leicester City Claude Puel should have started Kelechi Iheanacho against his former club Manchester City in the 1-5 thrashing they suffered at the Etihad according to former Manchester United defender Phil Neville. Four goals from Sergio Kun […]

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Aaron to dump CSKA Moscow for Molde of Norway

Abuja The Nigerian Basketball Federation has released an 18 man provisional list of the D’Tigers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Bamako, Mali, from 23rd to 25th February, 2018. In the list are five players from the 2017 AfroBasket silver winning team top the list, including 3 home based players and 2 from […]

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… Akwa United fumble at home in Confed Cup

Akwa United suffered a 1-2 home defeat to Banjul Hawks of Gambia, thereby putting their chances of progressing in the CAF Confederation on a tight rope. Though the Nigeria cup holders dominated play, but goalkeeping errors cost them the game which held at Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. The Gambians went in front against the […]

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CAF CL: Plateau United thrash Cameroun’s Eding Sport 3-0

Abuja Plateau United yesterday made a strong statement that they are ready to be counted among the great teams in Africa as they spanked Eding Sport Football Club of Cameroun by 3-0 in the CAF Championship. The ‘Lalong Boys’, who are campaigning in the CAF Champion League for the first time, dominated the Camerounians throughout […]

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Nigeria’s world cup friendlies plan excites Siasia

Legendary Nigerian striker coach Samson Siasia is happy with the friendly matches lined up for the Super Eagles ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. The Super Eagles will take on Poland, Serbia, DR Congo and England before the World Cup which is scheduled to be hosted by Russia. “It is a joyful thing […]

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NBBF impasse: Who wins?

March 10, 2018 is the D-day. It’s the very day top officials of the World Basketball body; Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) will gather and receive report from three-man delegation they sent to Nigeria to carry out their findings on the lingering crisis plaguing Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) since June, last year. One thing […]

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Politicians feast on sports to get richer, boost own CVs’

As far back as 1992, Monday Emoghawve (MON) was among foremost paralympians who won gold at Barcelona Paralympic Games. After opening the floodgate of medals for Nigeria then, the country’s Paralympic Athletes have been winning many medals at every other Paralympic event. Emoghawve who is contesting to become President of Para-Swimming federation ahead of February […]

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Eagles W/Cup warm up game against Chile off

Super Eagles will no longer play a World Cup warm-up against South American champions Chile because coach Gernot Rohr said it will be too close to the tournament and he is therefore apprehensive of players getting injured in such a game. NFF bosses had claimed the Eagles will take on Chile in their last friendly […]

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EPL Preview: Spurs, Gunners to set North London on fire!

By Gbenga Isaac Abuja North London will once again witness fireworks this afternoon when Tottenham battle their arch-foes Arsenal at Wembley Stadium. There’s a lot to play for in this match as both sides are hot in the race for a place in the top four. Tottenham are fifth on the table on 49 points […]

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CAF Champions League:Boboye confident as Plateau United begain debut campaign

Plateau United head coach Kennedy Boboye is confident the club will make an impact in the CAF Champions League this year despite their lack of experience in the competition. The Jos club, who won the Nigeria Professional Football League title for the first time last season, will face Cameroonian side Eding Sport in their preliminary […]

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African Wrestling Championships:Team Nigeria tops Medal Table on Day 1

Nigeria so far have won seven gold, three silver and five bronze medals in the Cadet Category event to lead the medals table after the Day One of the 2018 African Wrestling Championship holding at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre in Port Harcourt. The gold medalist are Sunmisola Idowu Balogun (65kg), Tolu Ogunsanya (46kg), Yetunde […]

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UK Mirror rates Super Eagles’ new W/Cup kits the best

United Kingdom online news hub mirror.co.uk has rated Nigeria’s World Cup kits the best among the 19 so far unveiled by the teams that are going to the mundial in Russia this summer. The Super Eagles World Cup kits were unveiled in London by the manufacturer, Nike in London on Wednesday. The website did a […]

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CHAN X1: Eze, Dayo Ojo picked by CAF in 2018 team

Eagles stars Stephen Eze and Dayo Ojo have been named in the 2018 CHAN tournament XI by CAF. Eze was an ever-present as Nigeria went all the way to the final in Morocco, while Dayo Ojo stamped his class in the Eagles midfield when he broke into the first team, scoring a super goal against […]

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Super Eagles’ Morocco thrashing: Fans express disappointment -Voxpop

The home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria were on Sunday white-washed 4-nil by the Atlas Lions of Morocco in the final of 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) hosted by Morocco. PAUL OKAH speaks to a cross section of football-loving Nigerians on why the Coach Salisu Yusuf-led Super Eagles Team B lost the historic match. We should […]

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Rohr eyes Ezenwa, Eze for Russia

Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr has two players from 2018 CHAN to be part of his World Cup preparations – goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and central defender Stephen Eze. “Rohr has decided to pick Ezenwa and Eze for his World Cup preparations and it is now up to the two players to fight for a place […]

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CHAN Eagles to get $400k, not $750k, CAF prize money

By Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have officially released the cash payments of all teams that participated at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco, with second-placed Nigeria to earn the sum of $400,000 and not $750,000 as widely reported, the Nigeria Football Federation explained in a press release on […]