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Match officials land in Uyo

The match officials for the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia have arrived in Uyo. The Super Eagles host Chipolopolo at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday with Nigeria and victory for Nigeria will guarantee ...

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Chipolopolo train in Abuja, leave for Uyo

Apparently to maximize their time in Abuja, the visiting Zambian senior national team, the Chipolopolo trained yesterday morning (Thursday) in the nation’s capital ahead of their same day flight to Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital. The team which touched ...

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Nadal reaches China Open q/finals Spanish world number one Rafael Nadal has reached the China Open quarter-finals with victory over Russian Karen Khachanov. Nadal, who won his third US Open title last month, triumphed 6-3 6-3 in Beijing. The 31-year-old ...

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Heynckes set to succeed Ancelotti

Treble-winning coach Jupp Heynckes is set to take over at Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich for a fourth time, succeeding sacked Carlo Ancelotti, German media reported on Thursday. The 72-year-old Heynckes led Bayern to the domestic league and Cup double and ...

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FIFA fine Nigeria $31,000

World football governing body, FIFA hammer has fallen on erring nations including Nigeria for various off ences ranging for crowd disorders, encroachment on fi eld of plays and gay slurs. FIFA in a release yesterday made available to Blueprint Sports ...

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Okocha expresses jealousy for Neymar

Former Super Eagles skipper, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, has confessed that he envy world record signing Neymar and other PSG players. Paris Saint-Germain made Okocha the most expensive African footballer on the planet 17 years ago. He cost the French ...

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NILS partners WIPF on inclusive governance

In its efforts to overcome challenges hindering the political participation of women, the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS) is collaborating with the Women In Politics Forum (WIPF) towards bridging the gap of under-representation of women in leadership and governance ...

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Pinnick off to Zurich

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr.  Amaju Melvin Pinnick, will depart Nigeria for Zurich, Switzerland on Monday for a meeting of the Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions. Th e Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions is one of the most ...

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