On Africa’s Dismal Outing At The World Cup

The World Cup, which is the greatest soccer showpiece on earth, is gradually headed to the conclusive stage as four countries; France, Belgium, Croatia and England have emerged semi-finalists in this year’s edition of that epic competition. From the pulsating group stages down through the quarter-final stage of the competition, the world has witnessed tremendous […]

Russia 2018: Buhari gives Super Eagles motivational phone call

Russia 2018: Buhari gives Super Eagles motivational phone call

President Muhammadu Buhari called the National Football Team, the Super Eagles in Russia on Saturday morning ahead of the team’s match against Croatia. The match is to take place by 8pm. The President’s call is to motivate the players to either win or draw against its opponets. Buhari posted on his Facebook wall “I spoke […]

Sport: Ibadan Marathon Race 2018 scheduled for April

By Trevor Oluwole Participants not less than 760 in number have already registered to partake in the 10th edition of the 42-kilometres Ibadan City Marathon scheduled to hold on April 8. Chairman of the Organising Committee, Mrs. Oyebisi Ashimolowo disclosed this while unveiling activities associated with the race. He said the theme of the race, […]

Real Madrid Academy In Rivers State: Wike Meets Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos

Real Madrid Academy In Rivers State: Wike Meets Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos

In continuation of the process for the setting up of a Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Monday toured training facilities of Real Madrid Football Club. The governor met with officials of the club, Football Megastar, Cristano Ronaldo and Real Madrid Captain, Sergio Ramos where further modalities were discussed. Governor […]

Sport: Zambians scared of Nigerian Witchcraft!

Sport:  Zambians scared of Nigerian Witchcraft!

By Trevor Olakunle It clearly shows that the Chipolopolo are also scared of Nigerian witchcraft as Report reaching us from Uyo the Akwa Ibom State capital has clearly verified. The Zambians team have rejected Super Eagles hotel in Uyo. If you will recall, the Cameroonian team also rejected a Hotel reservation made for them by […]

World Cup Qualifier: Super Eagles win Cameroon 4-0

World Cup Qualifier: Super Eagles win Cameroon 4-0

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday demolished the Indomitable lions of Cameroon 4-0 during the FIFA World Cup qualifiers match played at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom. The goals were scored by striker Odion Ighalo, Captain John Mikel Obi, Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses and Leicester City star Kelechi Iheanacho. Odion Ighalo […]

President Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on 2017 Afrobasket victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning the 2017 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain.

President Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on 2017 Afrobasket victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for winning the 2017 FIBA Women’s Afrobasket tournament in Mali and qualifying for the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain. The President’s congratulatory message was signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja, on Monday. Buhari […]

Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, Ayagwa for clash with Squirrels of Benin

Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, Ayagwa for clash with Squirrels of Benin

Home-Based Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf yesterday released the names of players who have made the team that will face the Squirrels of Benin Republic on Sunday in the first leg of the CHAN 2018 qualifying match in Cotonu. He settled for the usual suspects as he picked captain of the team,  Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Orji Kalu, […]

Ekundayo to fight for vacant WBO Intercontinental title

Nigeria’s Larry Ekundayo is scheduled to fight against UK’s Gary Corcoran for the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Intercontinental Welterweight title on July 8. One of the World’s leading boxing promoters, Frank Warren, has announced that the Nigerian boxer, Larry “The Natural” would engage his opponent at the Copper box Arena in London. The undefeated Ekundayo […]

Solomon Dalung blames athletes’ poor performance on negative publicity

Solomon Dalung blames athletes’ poor performance on negative publicity

The Minister of Sport and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung has blamed poor performance of Nigeria athletes in sporting competitions to negative media publicity. Dalung who disclosed this on Saturday during the Okpekpe 10 kilometre international road race said such development played out during Rio Olympics. “Success and winning does not only rest with government but […]

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