Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Aina Ruled out of Super Eagles , Brazil Friendly Due to...

Torino of Italy defender Ola Aina has been ruled out of Nigeria’s friendly encounter against five-time world champions, Brazil as a result of injury. The...

Milan Appoint Ex-Inter Coach Pioli as New Manager after Giampaolo exit

AC Milan has appointed former Inter Milan coach Pioli as new manager after Giampaolo exit. Born in Parma on 20 October 1965, Stefano Pioli started...

Ese Brume Ends Nigeria’s Wait for Medal in Doha

Nigerian athlete, Ese Brume,  on Sunday ended Nigeria's long wait for a medal at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar by winning a...

Former Nigerian Footballer, Isaac Promise is Dead, NFF Reacts

Former Nigerian footballer, Isaac Promise has died at the age of 31. According to a statement from his club side, Austin Bold FC, the former...

Y Genort Rohr Names 23-Man Squad for Brazil Clash

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr has released a 23-man list to prosecute the friendly match against Brazil.  The Nigerian national team will face the...

FIBA Appoints Kida, Ahmedu into Commission

Amadu Musa Kida and Sam Ahmedu have been appointed into the Finance and Legal Commission of International Basketball Federation (FIBA). The NBBF President Kida and...

Messi, Rapinoe Win Big at FIFA Best Awards

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi and United States Women National Team star, Megan Rapinoe were the biggest winners on Monday night at the FIFA Bests...

Super Eagles Drop to 34th on FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been ranked 34th on the latest FIFA ranking for September, having dropped by one spot.  Nigeria still occupy the...

Super Eagles to Play Brazil Friendly in Singapore

The Nigeria Football Federation has secured a friendly game with Brazilian national team for the super Eagles of Nigeria scheduled to take place in...

Delta State Wins 5th NYG to Maintain Dominance 

Delta State has won the 5th National Youth Games held in Ilorin after garnering 104 medals to win the games for the record fifth...

I don’t regret Gunners Exit – Alex Iwobi

Iwobi says he feels at home at Everton and doesn’t regret making the switch to Merseyside. The forward made a last-minute move to Goodison Park...

Ukraine Force Super Eagles to a 2-2 Draw

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were forced to a 2-2 draw by Ukraine in a friendly on Tuesday night at Dnipro Arena.  The super Eagles...

Nigeria Thrash Sudan 5-0 in Olympic Qualifier

The Nigeria U-23 football team on Tuesday mauled the Sudanese team, 5-0 in the second leg qualifier for Tokyo 2020 Olympic game. The Sudan U-23...

Nadal Survives Medvedev Scare to Win US Open

Rafael Nadal held off a comeback threat from Daniil Medvedev to win his 19th major title at the US Open on Sunday. The Spaniard looked...

D’Tigers Land in Tokyo2020 Olympic

Nigeria's D'Tigers at the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup, on Sunday, defeated hosts China 86-73 to clinch an automatic ticket to feature at the...

Teenager Andreescu Stuns Serena Williams to Claim US Open Title

19-year old Bianca Andreescu on Saturday shocked 23 Grand Slam champion, Serena Williams to become the first Canadian to win a major title in...

Mikel Falls for Fake Post Calling him ‘Professor of Football’

Nigerian soccer legend, John Mikel Obi, has been tricked into sharing a fake comment attributed to Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder, Ruben Neves. In the fake post,...

Ronaldinho Gets Ambassadorial Appointment

Barcelona legend, Ronaldinho, has been appointed as Brazil’s new ambassador for tourism. This was reported by the Daily Mail on Thursday at the footballer's unveiling...

Nigerian Forward Crowned Man Utd Fastest Player.

A Nigerian football player, Deji Sotona has been named as the fastest player at Manchester United. According to the Daily Mail, Sotona had beaten Man...

Xenophobia: Madagascar Pull Out of Friendly against South Africa 

Madagascar have also pulled out of the proposed friendly match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa as a result of xenophobic attacks on foreign...

Siasia Appeals to FIFA, CAS Over Life Ban

Former Super Eagles’ Chief Coach Samson Siasia on Wednesday in Abuja said he has appealed against the life ban slammed on him by world...

Zambia Cancels Friendly Match with South Africa

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has called off its friendly match against South Africa due to recent xenophobic attacks. In a statement released on...

UEFA Names Virgil Van Dijk as Men’s Player of the Year

UEFA has named Liverpool FC central defender, Virgil Van Dijk as its Men's Player of the Year for the 2018-2019. Dirjk defeated Lionel Messi and...

Kida Wins FIBA Award for Excellence

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation Engr Musa Kida  has won the FIBA Award for success and excellence. The NBBF President including his Vice Babs...

Tobi Amusan Breaks 20-Year Record to Retain Title

Nigerian hurdler Tobi Amusan won gold on Wednesday August 28, after she broke Glory Alozie’s 20-year-old Africa Games record at the 12th Africa Games...

FG Rewards African Games Medalists with N46m 

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports has rewarded the first batch of medalists at the ongoing African Games in Morocco. 58 athletes and 4...

SWAN Congratulates New Sports Minister, Tasks Him on Talents Discovery

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, describing his appointment...

Ex-Ghana International, Junior Agogo, Dead.

Ex-Ghana and Nottingham Forest striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40. Agogo suffered a stroke after retiring in 2015, and struggled with...

Ex-Falcon Player Dead

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday, announced the death of a former Super Falcons player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine on their official twitter handle. According to...

D’Tigress Beat Senegal to Claim 4th FIBA Afrobasket Championship

Nigeria's senior women national basketball team, D'Tigress, on Sunday became the second team to successfully defend their FIBA Afrobasket Women Championship by defeating hosts,...

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