How 10-man Forest fought back to grab point against Brentford in Premier League clash

October 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nicolas Dominguez’s goal on his home debut secured a 1-1 draw for 10-player Nottingham Forest against Brentford at the City Ground in another game which featured VAR flashpoints. Dominguez guided a looping header over Brentford goalkeeper Mark Flekken in the second half only seven minutes after Christian Norgaard had nodded the visitors in front. Norgaard’s goal, headed in from Mathias Read More

Liverpool fume after losing to Tottenham

October 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Liverpool have issued a statement slamming the PGMOL’s ‘unacceptable’ reasoning for VAR’s decision to disallow Luis Diaz’s goal against Tottenham. VAR ruled out Diaz’s goal in north London despite the winger clearly being onside. PGMOL accepted that an error had been made, and claimed that they would contact Liverpool to explain why such a mistake occurred. Liverpool, though, do not Read More

Manchester United star gone for second surgery

October 2, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez will reportedly undergo a second operation on his foot, which could keep him sidelined until next year. According to The Athletic, the Argentine defender will be out of action for around three months after being pencilled in for another round of surgery on a foot injury. Martinez missed almost two months of the 2022-23 season Read More

Sports Minister tasks SWAN on professionalism, support

October 2, 2023 Editor 0

As the 7th edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) is rounding off, the Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh, has declared open the 2023 Sports Writers Association of Nigeria’s (SWAN) Convention At the ocassion which held on Friday in Asaba, the Delta State Capital, Senator Owan Enoh enjoined the Sports veterans to continue to support the efforts Read More

NNL 2023/24 season kicks off October 28 with 4 groups

October 1, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The 2023/24 Nigeria National League, NNL Season has been slated to commence on October 28th across the country. This decision was made by the NNL board led by veteran journalist George Aluo, at the Annual General Assembly of the board on Friday in Jos, Plateau state. A total of 40 participating teams have been divided into four different groups in Read More

2024 Olympics qualifier: Togolese match officials for Super Falcons vs Ethiopia tie

October 1, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Togolese referees for the 2024 Olympics qualifier match between the Nigeria’s Super Falcons and their counterpart from Ethiopia. The Second preliminary Round match on of the Paris 2024 women’s Olympic football tournament will hold at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja. Kindedji Edoh will be at the centre and will be assisted by Read More

Stop using juju to play Golf, Runsewe tells athletes as Minister tees off Independence Day Golf tourney 

October 1, 2023 Lekan Olaseinde 0

President of Nigeria Golf Federation, Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has urged golfers in the country to desist from using juju to play the game of golf in the country if they want to make remarkable mark in the game. Runsewe told our correspondent ahead of event to celebrate the 63rd Independence anniversary of the country that “you can believe that some of our golfers Read More

CAF Confed Cup: Rivers United swim into group stage

October 1, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Nigeria’s sole surviving team in the continent, Rivers United are through to the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after they defeated  Etoile Filante of Burkina Faso 2-0 on home soil Sunday evening. Both teams had played out a scoreless draw in the first leg in Burkina Faso a fortnight ago and it was looking again like there will Read More

SWAN felicitates Tinubu, Minister, Sports Journalists, others on Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Day 

October 1, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

As Nigeria marks 63rd Independence Anniversary, President of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Mr. Isaiah Benjamin, has called on members to remain hopeful and committed in the service to the fatherland through professional discharge of duties. In a statement on Sunday October 1, 2023, signed by SWAN Secretary-General, Amb. Ikenna Okonkwo, Mr. Benjamin said as members of Fourth Estate Read More

Kida congratulates Nigeria on 63rd Independence anniversary 

October 1, 2023 Akeem Busari  0

President of Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr (Dr). Ahmadu Musa Kida, has joined millions of people across the world to congratulate and celebrate Nigeria on the occasion of its 63rd Independence anniversary. In the congratulatory message, Kida expressed his happiness and gratitude to God for keeping Nigeria united and stronger, despite its political and socio-economic challenges.  “We have several reasons to Read More

Alvarez beats Charlo to retain undisputed title

October 1, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez defended his undisputed super-middleweight title by beating Jermell Charlo on points. Canelo, 33, secured a unanimous 119-108, 118-109 and 118-109 win over the American to retain his WBO, WBC, WBA and IBF belts at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The Mexican knocked Charlo down in the seventh round on the way to a 60th win in Read More

2023: Delta retains National Youth Games title in Asaba

October 1, 2023 Editor 0

Delta State have won the 7th Edition of the National Youth Games, tagged “Asaba 2023”, as Team Edo finishes in the 3rd position. This year’s competition hosted by Delta kicked off on September 20 and ended September 30, 2023 in Asaba. According to the final medal table released by the Main Organising Committee (MOC) of the 10-day long events, Team Read More

2024: CHAN qualifier postponed

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the postponement of the 2024 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) qualifiers. The football body confirmed the postponement on Friday after the intending host is yet to be determined Algeria hosted the last edition of the competition and Senegal emerged as the winner for the first time in their history. CAF emphasizes that Read More

Manchester United re-admit Antony to training despite assault allegations

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Antony has returned to Manchester United training and is available for selection as he continues to cooperate with ongoing police enquiries into domestic abuse allegations. The Brazil international was given a leave of absence on September 10, but returned to England earlier this week and attended a voluntary interview with Greater Manchester Police on Thursday, having always strongly denied the Read More

Bendel Insurance out of CAF Confederation Cup

September 30, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Bendel Insurance have been eliminated from the CAF Confederation Cup following a 1-0 defeat to RS Berkane of Morocco. Former champions RS Berkane won the second round contest 3-2 on aggregate. The Moroccans held Bendel Insurance to a 2-2 draw in the first leg two weeks ago in Benin City. Youssef Zghoudi scored the decisive goal for the hosts in Read More

Manchester United renew interest in Osimhen amidst Napoli disagreement 

September 30, 2023 Editor 0

Manchester United are set to profit from the strained relationship that Victor Osimhen has with Napoli.It is being speculated that the struggling Premiership side could offer Osimhen an escape route from Napoli, Manchester Evening News has reported. The Nigerian has fallen out with his club after spearheading their successful title charge last term. He scored 26 league goals to help Read More

Enugu Rangers seal fresh shirt sponsorship deal 

September 30, 2023 Editor 0

Seven-time champions of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) Rangers International have announced a shirt Sponsorship deal with Afrinvest. With this sponsorship in place, Afrinvest will provide financial advisory services as well as capital raising to high net-worth individuals, corporations, and governments. Rangers International will be expecting to be one of the title contenders and also fight to gain a Read More

Edo dominates deaf athletics, boxing as curtains fall on 7th NYG

September 30, 2023 Editor 0

Team Edo on Friday morning brighten its chances of finishing in the podium in the 7th National Youth Games in Asaba, Delta State, after winning two gold medals in male and female boxing events. In the 46kg male category final, Edo boxer, Habeelahi Jamaideen defeated his Lagos State challenger, Bolariwa Michael in a split decision of 3-2 to win the Read More

Zidane move to join another club

September 29, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Zinedine Zidane has reportedly agreed in principle to become the manager of Olympique de Marseille if the club is sold to Saudi Arabia. According to France Blue Provence, the former Real Madrid manager has given his nod to take the managerial reins at Stade Velodrome. If the proposed sale of Marseille to the Gulf State materialises, Zidane will step in Read More