Mane tips Super Eagles to qualify for 2022 World Cup

November 7, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane has named the Super Eagles among the favourites to qualify for next year’s World Cup in Qatar, while also praising young striker Victor Osimhen. Five teams will represent Africa at Qatar 2022. “In Africa, you know the top teams and they are always favourites. Nigeria, who have a very good team, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Read More

After netting goal breaking record, Cristiano Ronaldo, receives special Guinness world certificate

September 3, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Five times world footballer of the year, Cristiano Ronaldo has received his Guiness World Record certificate for scoring the most international goals in football. This comes after he became the first footballer to score 111 international goals some days ago. He achieved this feat in Portugal vs Ireland’s FIFA World Cup qualifiers on Wednesday, September 1, where he scored two Read More

VIDEO: How Eko Hotel staff stopped Super Eagles from using gym

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Commotion erupted at Eko Hotel in Lagos as hotel staff tried to stop the Super Eagles team from used in the hotel’s gym. In a video shared online, Joseph Yobo, and other Super Eagles officials are seen confronting a hotel staff who tried to interfere with the national team’s training. Super Eagles are currently in camp ahead of World Cup Read More

Pictures: Super Eagles camp agog as 25 players kickoff training ahead World Cup qualifier

August 31, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian Super Eagles camp in Lagos has fully come alive with training after 25 players arrived and started training ahead of their world cup qualifiers against Liberia and Cape Verde. Among international stars at training are the Everton star, Alex Iwobi and the Leceister stars, Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho. The Super Eagles will play Liberia in Lagos on Friday Read More

Breaking: Ronaldo completes Manchester United medical as summer deadline transfer beckons

August 30, 2021 Manchester evening news 0

Cristiano Ronaldo has completed his medical ahead of rejoining Manchester United. Ronaldo passed his medical in Lisbon on Monday morning and United are expected to announce his €23million signing before Tuesday’s 11pm transfer deadline. The Old Trafford Megastore is not printing Ronaldo’s name on shirts until Tuesday, fuelling expectation his squad number could be confirmed imminently. The Manchester Evening News revealed on Read More

Breaking: Iheanacho, Ndidi, Iwobi, others early birds as Super Eagles’ camp opens ahead Liberia, Cape Verde World Cup qualifier

August 30, 2021 Editor 0

Five Super Eagles players have already arrived Lagos camp ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Liberia and Cape Verde in few days time. Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, Kunle Adeleke, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi have arrived. Captain Ahmed Musa and a host of others are mainly expected to arrive Lagos on Monday. Super Eagles will face the Lone stars Read More

Tokyo Olympics: Anyancho’s opponents unveiled

May 23, 2021 Editorial IV 0

All the possible opponents of Nigeria’s sole representative in the taekwondo event of Tokyo Olympic Games, Elizabeth Anyanacho have emerged following the conclusion of the Asian and European qualifiers at the weekend. Anyanacho who is the first woman in the last 16 years after Princess Dudu at Athens 2004 to qualify for the Olympic Games via the African Qualification tournament Read More

Olympics Relay qualifier: Team Nigeria move closer to Tokyo

May 14, 2021 Blueprint 0

Team Nigeria’s 4x400m Mixed Relay team got off to a good start at the PVAMU track meet in Texas on Wednesday, running a new 3:18.53 Nigerian record to win the event and move to withing five places of sealing a spot in the event at the Tokyo Olympics. The quartet of Nse Uko Imaobong, Patience Okon-George, Nathaniel Samson and Sikiru Read More

Tokyo Olympics: I’m not distracted – Dare

May 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

Ahead of Olympic Relay qualifier in United States, Minister of Youth and Sports Mr. Sunday Dare took time out earlier this week to speak to select Journalists on Ministry’s plans for a successful Tokyo Olympic Games. Excerpt… What was likely missed in Poland will it be gained on this tour to United states of America? Absolutely! You know qualification is Read More

Super Eagles rise in FIFA ranking

April 8, 2021 Lekan Olaseinde 0

The Super Eagles have moved four places up in the latest FIFA Rankings released on Wednesday by the world football governing body. Just last month, the three-time African champions were 36th in the world, but after wins over Benin and Lesotho in 2021 AFCON qualifiers, the Super Eagles are now 32nd in the world. The Gernot Rohr side defeated Benin Read More

AFCON qualifier: 10 top Benin pros drop out vs Eagles, Leone stars

March 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Benin coach Michel Dussuyer has been forced to recall captain Stephane Sessegnon, who has been without a club for several months, after he saw at least 10 call-ups drop out of the AFCON qualifiers against the Super Eagles and Sierra Leone. Former Fulham, Sunderland and West Brom star Sessegnon, 37, was not on the original squad for the AFCON qualifiers, Read More

CAFCC: Enyimba sure of victory over Orlando Pirates

March 16, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Two time African champions, Enyimba Football Club of Aba gaffer  Fatai Osho insists his team is well prepared for Wednesday’s CAF Confederation Cup away clash against South Africa’s Orlando Pirates. The Peoples Elephant will look to build on their impressive 2-1 home win against Ahli Benghazi of Libya on matchday one when they come up against the Buccaneers at the Read More

African teams can be world contenders – Brown

December 1, 2020 Editorial IV 0

D’Tigers head coach, Mike Brown is of the opinion that if the right things are put in place by African basketball federations, many teams can compete favourably with the best in the world. Teams have commenced preparations for the third window of the qualifiers between February 19 – 21, 2021 which was announced by FIBA on Monday. Brown who is Read More