Barcelona boss admits talks with Xavi

October 29, 2021 Blueprint 0

Barcelona President Joan Laporta says he is in contact with Xavi but would not comment on whether he will replace Ronald Koeman as manager. Koeman was sacked after defeat to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday and Laporta has admitted he should have gone sooner. Former Barca midfielder Xavi, 41, is in charge of Qatari club Al Sadd, but is favourite to Read More

Bayern Munich suffer heaviest defeat since 1978

October 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

Bayern Munich suffered their biggest defeat since 1978 as they were thrashed at Borussia Monchengladbach in the German Cup second round. Gladbach led 1-0 after two minutes and 3-0 by the 21st minute. Kouadio Kone slotted home his first goal for the club before Ramy Bensebaini swept home Jonas Hofmann’s cross and then netted a penalty. Breel Embolo took advantage Read More

Anambra: Accord candidate dimisses merger rumours with APGA

October 27, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Governorship Candidate of the Accord Party in the November 6 election in Anambra state, Dr. Godwin Maduka, has dismissed rumours that he was about to collapse his structure into the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Dr. Maduka rather vowed to inflict crushing defeat on the APGA candidate, Prof. Charles Soludo and other contestants in the election. The governorship hopeful spoke Read More

Kaduna Polo tourney: Debutants Badakozaz defeat defending champions

October 26, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

  The 2021 edition of Kaduna International Polo Tournament enters top gallop on Tuesday as debutants Badakozaz defeated defending champions, Kaduna El- Amin to top the Georgian Cup table.  El-Amin, 13 times champions of Africa’s most prestigious polo trophy, the Georgian Cup, commenced the defence of their trophy with a 6-7 loss to the Badakozaz who is playing their first 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

PDP, APC get new chairmen in Ebonyi

October 17, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state on Saturday have produced new leadership for both party. While All Progressive Congress returned the caretaker Committee chairman, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha, People’s Democratic Party got a new chairman, Mr Tochukwu Okorie. Emegha at the Congress polled 1,080 votes against his opponent Akanu Okoro that Read More

Flying Officers Cup 2021: With maximum points from 2 games, Confluence queens zoom into quarterfinal as action hits up (Pictures)

October 13, 2021 Editor 0

The Flying Officers Cup 2021 Matchday 4 continued on wednesday as groups take shape ahead of their final group game. Honey Badgers FC held Ghana Police Ladies FC to a 1-1 draw in the first game of the day. The Ghanaian forward, Juanita Aguadze expertly looped the ball above Dzer Comfort to give Ghana Police Ladies a precious lead in Read More

Breaking: Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder in trilogy bout, retains WBC heavyweight title (PICTURES)

October 10, 2021 Editor 0

Tyson Fury delivered a thrilling 11th-round knockout against Deontay Wilder to retain his WBC heavyweight crown as their trilogy bout produced another classic on an electric night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Twenty months since Fury dethroned the American, the 33-year-old had to show all his resolve and resilience to extend his undefeated professional record to 32 fights Read More

Independence: NSCDC boss calls for renewed mindset, intelligence against insecurity

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General, NSCDC, Ahmed Audi, has emphasized on the need for continued tolerance of each other’s differences and mutual co-existence as a people who are united in diversity and reselient in the face of daunting challenges to our continued survival as one unified entity.  He advocated for a renewed mindset and provision of actionable intelligence to keep Nigeria safe Read More

Pictures: Nimrod reelected Nigeria Volleyball Federation President

September 30, 2021 Editor 0

The Secretary General of Confederation of African Volleyball (CAVB) Zone 3, Engr. Musa Nimrod, has been re-elected President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation. The elections took place at the indoor Gymnastics hall of MKO Abiola Stadium, Package B in Abuja. Shortly after, Nimrod promised to work together with every board member and stakeholder to take the game of volleyball to the Read More

Breaking – Sports federations elections: Sani Lawal, Chinazum Nwosu emerge technical, athletes reps for Taekwondo (VIDEO)

September 25, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran tactician Alhaji Sani Lawal a while ago on Saturday defeated his only opponent Osita Egwim to emerge technical representative in the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) after a rescheduled Nigeria Sports Federations Elections (NSFE). The peaceful but fiercely contested election held inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja saw Alhaji Lawal beat Egwim 19-16. While Lawal is of the Ahmadu Bello Read More

Bayana Bayana outclass Super Falcons, win maiden Aisha Buhari Cup

September 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Banyana Banyana of South Africa proved their superiority over Super Falcons of Nigeria by spanking the Randy Waldrum side 4-2 at the refurbished Onikan Stadium, Lagos to emerged winners of  2021 Aisha Buhari Cup  in the last fixture of the six-nation tournament on Tuesday evening. The match was watched by a host of dignitaries including FIFA General Secretary Fatma Samoura, Edo state Read More