Premier League: Spurs tackle Toffees, mega showdown at the Emirates

February 3, 2024 Gbenga Isaac 0

Tottenham will be eyeing another three points when they travel to face Everton at Goodison Park. The Lilywhites beat Brentford 3-2 in their last fixture, and with Aston Villa losing to Newcastle, Spurs now occupy fourth spot, albeit by virtue of goals scored.  Everton on the other hand continue to drop points, with the latest being a 0-0 draw with Read More

NPFL U-17 Youth League will open opportunities for talents’ discovery, seamless transition – Edeh

February 3, 2024 Admin II 0

A notable Philanthropist and Coordinator of Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) U-17 Youth League, North-Central, Barr. Paul Edeh, has posited that the ongoing tournament will present open opportunities geared towards discovering grassroots talents that will offer seamless transition for ageing players. Barr. Edeh who spoke in Lafia when he led a delegation to visit Nasarawa state Commissioner for Youth and Read More

Premier League: Can the Gunners put an end to their losing run?

January 20, 2024 Gbenga Isaac 0

Following a two week hiatus, Arsenal will return to Premier League action when they host Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners will be looking to end a three game losing run, which featured League defeats to West Ham and Fulham before getting dumped out of the FA Cup by Liverpool. The poor results has seen them go from Read More

4 players pulled out as US thrash Mexico in Nations League semis clash

June 16, 2023 Admin III 0

Four players were sent off and the game was paused because of homophobic chants as the United States beat Mexico 3-0 in the Concacaf Nations League semi-final. Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic scored twice and Riccardo Pepi added a third for the US in the highly charged match. Mexico’s Cesar Montes – for kicking Arsenal’s Folarin Balogun – and Gerardo Arteaga were Read More

2023: National Volleyball leagues kick off June 3

May 31, 2023 Editor 0

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has announced that the National Division 1 and 2 Leagues will start on June 3, 2023. The Technical Representative of NVBF, Chief Martin Melandi, said the league takes place at the Owerri Stadium in Imo state from June 3 to 13 June, 2023. 16 clubs will be jostling for the seven available Nigeria Volleyball Premier/Division Read More

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NPFL: Insurance hold Enyimba, Akwa United pip 3SC

March 27, 2023 Admin III 0

Group A leaders, Bendel Insurance rallied to hold Enyimba to a 1-1 draw in their Nigeria Premier Football League matchday 10 encounter in Aba on Sunday. Enyimba took the lead on 44 minutes with Chukwuemeka Obioma firing home from the spot. The visitors fought their way back into the game with Imade Osehenkhoe levelling scores from a superb free-kick nine Read More

NPFL: Tornadoes get Niger governor’s N1m largesse

March 12, 2023 Admin III 0

It was ecstasy in the camp of Niger Tornadoes after the club Chairman Honourable Adamu Aliyu who doubles as the Principal Private Secretary to Nigeria State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, redeemed the One Million naira pledge made by His Excellency to the team for beating Dakkada. Recall, the Ikon Allah Boys eased past stubborn Dakkada via a David Okoromi strike Read More

UEFA Champions : Neymar ruled out of Bayern Munich clash

March 3, 2023 Admin III 0

Neymar has been ruled out of Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League last 16 second leg against Bayern Munich next week, the Ligue 1 club’s coach Christophe Galtier said on Friday. The Brazilian forward, who played in the first leg of the tie which Bayern won 1-0 in Paris, injured his right ankle against Lille two weeks ago. “For the next two Read More

It’s an aberration to appoint, allow clubs elect league officials, Zira tells NFF 

January 30, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo Abuja 0

An experienced Nigerian football stakeholder, Mr. Emmanuel Zira, has asked the current leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to ensure that henceforth, the various leagues are allowed to legitimately elect those who will pilot their affairs. Mr. Zira who spoke to Blueprint in an interview from Yola, Adamawa state capital, said like the State Football Associations, Nigeria Football Coaches Association, Read More

Invitational basketball Championship: Edem launches N3m for winners 

December 26, 2022 Admin III 0

Two-time Nigerian basketball league most valuable player Louis Edem Ekpenyong is set to host an elite national basketball championship from February 7-11 2023 in honour of his father who passed during the COVID pandemic in 2020. The tournament is set to feature 8 Premier league teams from across Nigeria competing for the grand price of 2 million Naira with the Read More

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Elegbeleye vows NPFL‘ll be on TV

November 22, 2022 Lekan Olaseinde 0

After a long spell on the sideline, football lovers across the globe will be have opportunity to watch the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches when the 2022/23 season gets underway next month. The Chairman Interim Management Committee (IMC), Honourable Gbenga Elegbeleye disclosed this while speaking to the media in Abuja after a meeting between the IMC and the 20 Read More

PDP Convention: South-west stakeholders endorse Oyinlola, Ologunagba

October 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a last-ditch effort to secure a united front in the national convention to elect national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stakeholders of the party from the Southwest zone have concluded negotiations on candidates to adopt as consensus options. Sources at the consultative meeting held in Lagos on Wednesday say that the stakeholders have concluded on former Osun Read More

Bayern Munich suffer heaviest defeat since 1978

October 28, 2021 Admin III 0

Bayern Munich suffered their biggest defeat since 1978 as they were thrashed at Borussia Monchengladbach in the German Cup second round. Gladbach led 1-0 after two minutes and 3-0 by the 21st minute. Kouadio Kone slotted home his first goal for the club before Ramy Bensebaini swept home Jonas Hofmann’s cross and then netted a penalty. Breel Embolo took advantage Read More

How I stood strong, killed Obasanjo’s third term agenda – Ken Nnamani

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Senate President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Ken Nnamani, has revealed how he aborted the planned to amend constitution to allow for third term in office during former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Nnamani said his model of legislating was shaped by the debate about whether the legislator is an agent or a trustee. Speaking Thursday in Read More

Osun monarch threatens to expose colleague for refusal to refund loan

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A traditional ruler in Osun state, the Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun, has threatened to expose a monarch for his refusal to refund the loan he took for him. Speaking at the Freedom Park, Osogbo, during the disbursement of N6.5bn Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola. The monarch said, “I want to advise the beneficiaries not Read More

Pictures: Robo queens shock Bayelsa queens in Flying Officer’s Cup defeat, Confluence queens wallop SGH Academy

October 11, 2021 Editor 0

Defending Champions, Bayelsa Queens, suffered a 1-0 defeat in the hands of rivals FC Robo Queens in what was the repeat of the 2021 AITEO Cup final. The game got off to a lively start with FC Robo Queens dominating the early proceedings with the defending champions unable to penetrate the ‘Lagos Landladies’ defence in the opening 10 minutes. Neither Read More

Breaking: Mbappe strikes as France down Spain, win Nations League again

October 10, 2021 Dailymail 0

Kylian Mbappe fired a contentious winner as France came from behind to beat Spain and become the second team to win the Nations League. Mbappe was adjudged to be onside when he slid the ball under Unai Simon after Karim Benzema’s stunning equaliser at Milan’s San Siro. Spain had taken the lead through Mikel Oyarzabal, who shrugged off defender Dayot Read More

Happening now: Ronaldo, Pogba benched, Martial starts as Manchester United, Everton tango in Premier League game

October 2, 2021 Mirror 0

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted the drama of Wednesday’s last-gasp victory over Villarreal played a big part in his selection for the lunchtime kick-off vs Everton. Cristiano Ronaldo’s stoppage time winner spared Manchester United’s blushes to seal a late 2-1 win on his first Champions League appearance back at Old Trafford. Solskjaer conceded the Portuguese forward’s minutes would “need to be Read More

Why I joined Enyimba – Finidi George

September 16, 2021 Admin III 0

New Enyimba coach, Finidi George has revealed that he’s ready to restore the team back to winning ways.The former Super Eagles star, who was part of the team that won the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia, stated this in his first official interview on Wednesday. He said: “I have to say it’s a great opportunity for the club Read More

Anti-Buhari’s comments: List your achievements to Nigerians, BMO challenges Ortom

August 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom’s latest comments on President Muhammad Buhari’s administration as rantings of a failed governor, even as it challenged the governor to list his achievements since 2015. According to the group, the latest attack is not unexpected, because the governor has a habit of launching unguarded verbal attacks on the Read More