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Oshoala gets Range Rover gift

Asisat Oshoala is now a proud owner of a Ranger Rover Vogue 2017 after she emerged top scorer in the Chinese women’s league and her club were crowned champions. The car gift to the Super Falcons star was from an ...

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Babaganaru leads Yobe Desert Stars

Former Kano Pillars coach Mohammed Baba Ganaru has been announced as new coach of newly promoted Yobe Desert Stars. Yobe Desert Warriors chose the experienced Baba Ganaru ahead of other applicants ahead of the new Nigeria Professional Football League 2017/18 ...

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Nduka teams up with Rivers United

Rivers United have recruited former Heartland coach Ndubuisi Nduka as their new assistant coach ahead of the new Nigeria Professional Football League season. Nduka takes over from Willy Ndube who has left the team following the expiration of his contract. ...

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MFM targets 7 players for new season

By Gbenga Jolaosho High –riding Mountain of Fire and Miracle FC (MFM) has disclosed that they will only recruit seven new players to their squad for the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League season which is yet to get a kick ...

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Afelokhai eyes return to Kano Pillars

Goalkeeper Theophilus  Afelokhai has said he is close to agreeing a return to Kano Pillars from Enyimba this week. “I love Kano Pillars, everything I have today in football in terms of achievement should be traced to the club,” former ...

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NBBF targets Tokyo 2020 participation

The Nigeria Basketball Federation is excited at the possibility of Nigeria participating in the FIBA certified 3×3 event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic. This was  made by the factional president ,Engr Musa Kida known following the gold and silver medal ...

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Fleetwood to target PGA Tour next year

European No 1 Tommy Fleetwood says he plans to take-up his option of PGA Tour membership from the start of the New Year. Fleetwood, 26, earned enough prize-money from his 10 appearances in PGA Tour-counting events in 2017, including second ...

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Wenger owes Sterling apology – Shearer

Arsene Wenger was “totally wrong” to accuse Raheem Sterling of diving and the Arsenal manager should apologise, says Alan Shearer. Wenger felt winger Sterling dived for the penalty that put Manchester City 2-0 up in Sunday’s 3-1 win over Arsenal. ...

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Oliseh wins best coach award in Belgium

Former Nigeria international and Fortuna Sittard coach Sunday Oliseh has been voted the best coach in the first half of the Dutch second division this season. Fortuna Sittard confirmed it in their verified Twitter handle. “Sunday Oliseh has been named ...

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I won’t sign new deal– Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo denied that he is seeking an improved Real Madrid contract after seeing his side defeated by Tottenham in Wednesday’s Champions League clash. With Neymar signing a lucrative agreement with Paris Saint-Germain upon becoming the world’s most expensive signing ...

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Pep salutes ‘legend’ Aguero

Pep Guardiola hailed Sergio Aguero “a legend” after he became Manchester City’s all-time leading scorer in their 4-2 victory at Napoli. The Argentine scored his 178th goal for the club – one more than Eric Brook’s tally – as City ...

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Danjuma confident as Falconets hit Morocco

The U-20 Women National Team, Falconets, will arrive in Casablanca, Morocco on Friday morning ahead of a 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match against their Moroccan counterparts. Nigeria reached the second round of the African qualifying campaign after ...

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Ighalo to miss Algeria/Argentina match

China-based striker Odion Ighalo will miss Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in Algeria as well as a friendly against Argentina because of a knee injury. Nigeria face Algeria on November 10 in Constantine in an inconsequential World Cup qualifier, before ...

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Plateau United sign 9 new players

By Ikeena Okonkwo Abuja Plateau United head coach Kennedy Boboye has disclosed the Nigerian champions have agreed terms with nine players and their transfer dealings concluded ahead of the new season. Top of the list of players recruited is King ...

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…Iroha hails Nwakali call-up too

Former Super Eagles player Ben Iroha has thumbs up Chidiebere Nwakali invitation by Gernot Rohr for the two header matches against Algeria and Argentina Iroha who is currently reside in the United States of America, USA, disclosed that “the Super ...

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Rangers to be listed on NSE soon

Rangers International Football Club of Enugu will soon be floated on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), an official of the Administrative Commission of Inquiry on Rangers confirmed on Tuesday. Based on the submissions made by the commission, the Enugu State ...

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ISIS threatens Messi, Neymar

Neymar and Lionel Messi appear to have been threatened by Islamic State after a sick picture has emerged on Twitter. The horrifying photoshopped image shows a terrorist stood behind a crying Neymar on his knees with his hands tied behind ...

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Charter flight for Messi & co

The Super Eagles will fly a special chartered flight from Algeria for a pre-World Cup friendly against Lionel Messi-captained Argentina in Russia. The match against Argentina will be played on November 14, four days after the inconsequential World Cup qualifier ...

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‘Panicking’ Pinnick dissolves committees

By Ikenna Okonkwo Abuja After facing intense pressure from executive members of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) following controversies which trailed a bill before the National Assembly, embattled President Amaju Pinnick quickly convened an emergency meeting at the Glass House ...

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Nigeria wins Swimming Championship

Nigeria on Sunday swept the medals table to emerge winner of the 2nd Africa Zone 2 Junior Swimming Championship at the newly refurbished National Stadium Swimming Pool. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nigeria won 26 gold, 35 silver ...

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