Mailantarki ‘ll make FCT proud in Federation Cup – Proprietor

March 27, 2023 Lekan Olaseinde 0

The chairman of Mailantarki Care Football Club of Abuja, Alhaji Khamisu Ahmad Mailantarki, has assured football loving fans in the FCT that his club is the team to beat when the national football association cup otherwise known as Federation Cup finally gets underway. Mailantarki , who contested the gubernatorial election in Gombe state on the ticket of New Nigeria People’s Read More

Nigeria lose to Georgia, drop Handball World Cup guard

March 12, 2023 Editorial IV 0

Nigeria has finished third in the under 18 category of the IHF Trophy Intercontinental Championship 2023 in Costa Rica after a 28-27 loss to Georgia on early on Sunday morning. The national under 18 male handball team had a chance of winning the title and also qualifying for the IHF under 20 world championship but they met a brick wall Read More

2023: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles scoop U20 AFCON Fair Play Award

March 12, 2023 Editorial IV 0

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria claimed the Fair Play award at the end of proceedings at the 2023 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations. Ladan Bosso’s side won bronze medal in the competition following a comprehensive 4-0 victory against the Young Carthage Eagles of Tunisia on Friday. Jude Sunday (brace) , Ibrahim Muhammad and Ahmed Abdullahi were on target for the Read More

NLO congress veto stadium league format as 2023 season kicks off April 26

March 7, 2023 Editorial IV 0

The Congress of the Nationwide League One (NLO) has vetoed the Stadium League Format proposed by Secretariat the nation’s third-tier domestic league body for the new season and the April 26 kick-off date. A motion to set the ball rolling for the 2023 season arose from the NLO’s Annual General Meeting/Congress held virtually on Tuesday with representatives of the Nigeria Read More

Flying Eagles know World Cup foes March 31

March 5, 2023 Editorial IV 0

The Flying Eagles will know their first round opponents at the 2023 FIFA U20 World Cup in Indonesia on March 31 when the draw for the tournament is staged. The Flying Eagles, Senegal, Tunisia and Gambia have qualified for the U20 World Cup after they reached the semifinals of the U20 AFCON in Egypt. The 2023 edition of the World Read More

Federation Cup: NFF pegs registration fees Nigerian clubs 

January 10, 2023 Editorial IV 0

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation has reviewed downwards the registration fees Clubs will have to pay to take part in this year’s Federation Cup competition. While the male Clubs will part with the sum of N70,000 to be part of this year’s competition, the female Clubs will pay only the sum of N50,000. NFF’s acting Director of Competitions, Read More

Morocco threatens to boycott 2023 CHAN

December 29, 2022 Editorial IV 0

President of the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) Fouzi Lekjaa detailed Morocco’s conditions for its participation in the 2023 African Nations Championship (CHAN) set to be held in Algeria. According to Morocco World News, Lekjaa demanded that the Atlas Lions home-based team team be able to travel on a direct flight on Morocco’s flag carrier Royal Air Maroc from the Read More

Gymnastics: Kwairanga eyes bright future

December 22, 2022 Editorial IV 0

A new young leading talent in gymnastics, Munyal Kwairanga, has said it has always been her dream to be an Olympian and always ready to prove a point whenever there is any competition. The Gombe State-born gymnast disclosed this at the gymnasium hall of the just concluded 21st edition of the National Sports Festival in Delta state. “You see can Read More

NPFL 2022/23 winner to get prize money as 3SC receive N100m

December 21, 2022 Lekan Olaseinde 0

The chairman of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Honourable Gbenga Elegbeleye, has disclosed that the winner and runners-up of the apex will get prize money at the end of the season. Elegbeleye stated this at the presentation of N100 million cheque to the winners of the recently concluded Dozy Mmobuosi Super Cup tournament, Read More

NSF: 200 athletes to fight for medals in Weightlifting

December 6, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Close to two hundred athletes will battle for medals in weightlifting events at the ongoing 21st edition of National Sports Festival (NSF) Asaba, Delta State. The Technical Director, Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, NWF, Mr Christopher Nwadei, disclosed this in a chat with NWF media on Monday.  Speaking ahead 6if commencement of competition in weightlifting, Mr Nwadei who expressed the federation’s readiness, Read More

Kwara won’t miss Zamfara national Quranic competition – AbdulRazaq 

December 4, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara state has allayed fears of parents and members of state’s contingents to this year’s National Quaran Recitation Competition billed for Guzau ,Zamfara state that he will ensure their safe airlift to and fro the competition.  The governor said the state  had not missed out in the national events since 1986 and assured that he will Read More

Plans in top gear for 2022 West Africa Sitting Volleyball Championship

December 1, 2022 Editorial IV 0

Plans are currently in top gear for the 2022 West Africa Sitting Volleyball Championship with teams expected to arrive in Nigeria on Saturday 10 December 2022. The competition being organised by the West Africa ParaVolley will be hosted by the Nigeria ParaVolley Federation under the leadership of Kayode Ladele. According to the schedule released by the federation, the Technical Meeting Read More

Formula 1: Chinese GP to be cancelled

November 22, 2022 Editorial IV 0

China’s return to the Formula 1 schedule will be cancelled next year as a result of the country’s Covid policies, BBC Sport has learned. Formula 1 has not visited China since 2019, but was due to return for the fourth race in 2023 on 16 April. China’s zero-Covid policy has led F1 to conclude the race cannot go ahead.The key Read More

Volleyball: Ozokoye joins Partizan FK, Albania

November 21, 2022 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Former Plateau Rock player, Pascal Ozokoye, is on the verge of joining Albania side, Partizan FK following his sterling performance at the African Volleyball qualifiers with the Nigeria’s U21 men’s team. The Nigeria side surprised all comers in the competition as they emerged the winner in Marrakech, Morocco. Ozokoye’s  yeoman performance caught the eyes of the Albania officials who offered him Read More

Kwara agency splashes N5m on tax club quize winners 

November 3, 2022 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Thursday disbursed a cash of N5 million to three schools that came top in its 2022 tax club quize competition held amongst 219 schools across the 16 local government areas of the state.  Speaking at the grand finale of the competition in Ilorin Thursday, the executive chairman of the service, Mrs. Shade Omoniyi, said  the Read More

Napoli doctor disagrees with Osimhen over full fitness

December 23, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Victor Osimhen may have said he will be 100% ready for the AFCON, but Napoli team doctor remains very cautious about the striker’s full recovery in record time. Osimhen has declared his readiness to feature at the AFCON, which kicks off in about two weeks in Cameroon. But doctor Roberto Ruggero has warned the striker is far from full fitness. Read More

12 teams set to roll as maiden Abuja Super League debuts

November 4, 2021 Editorial IV 0

All is now set for the kickoff of first ever Abuja Super League scheduled for Wuse 3 cathedral stadium inside the Federal Capital Territory.Already, 12 team have registered and are preparing to participate. One of the organisers and Chief Creative Officer of Teamkenekt, Clement Chukwuma disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja. Chukwuma said the competition which will kick Read More

Bigi soft drink powers another Nigerian movie event

November 3, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Movie PremiereThe Bigi carbonated soft drink brand, produced by Rite Foods, has again demonstrated its support for the growth of the Nigerian movie industry with the sponsorship of the Progressive Tailors Club movie premiere. It premiered at the Filmhouse Cinemas IMAX, Lekki Lagos, on October 24, 2021, and in attendance were a mixed audience of various classes of movie lovers Read More

Nigeria Police team may miss hockey championship

October 27, 2021 Editorial IV 0

This year’s Africa Hockey club championship billed to hold in Ghana from 28 October to 12 November may be decided without the Nigeria Police team representing the country. According to the Secretary General of Nigeria Hockey Federation, Rita Moshindi, the competition which will witnessed the best from the continent , have 30 clubs meeting  to battle it out in both Read More

Confed Cup: Enyimba advance to play-offs

October 24, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Two time Africa champion Enyimba Fc pf Aba has qualified for the CAF Confederation Cup playoff to determine the teams for the group phase of the competition after they edged past Diambars of Senegal 3-0 at their fortress in Aba Sunday evening. Enyimba thus advanced 4-0 on aggregate having won thefirst game in Senegal by the odd goal. Tosin Omoyele Read More