Category: Sports

Beach Soccer: Abu Azeez tops Nigeria squad for Copa Lagos 2017

By Samuel Ahmadu Nigeria’s beach soccer team coach, Audu Adamu has invited 12 players for the sixth edition of Copa Lagos tournament in Lagos. Topping the list...

Super Eagles land in Krasnodar for showdown with Argentina

Nigeria senior national team landed in Russia on Saturday evening for the high-profile international friendly against Argentina on Tuesday. Although already sealed a...

World Cup qualifier: Brahimi controversial penalty denies Super Eagles victory in Algeria

Algeria held Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in their final Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifying series at the Stade Mohamed-Hamlaoui on Friday evening. A late spot-kick from captain...

Feature: Will Amsterdam conference profit women’s coaches in Africa?

By Samuel Ahmadu Ahead of November 6 conference for Uefa women’s national teams’ coaches in the Netherlands, will the attendance of an Caf representative...

U20WWCQ: Falconets to leave Lagos for Morocco on Thursday

Nigeria U20 women team will fly out of the country to Sale on Thursday, November 2 for their Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier clash against Morocco on Sunday....

2017 ITTF Challenge: Omotayo leads Nigeria contingent at Belgium Open

Italy-based Olajide Omotayo will lead two other Nigerians to the 2017 ITTF Challenge Belgium Open which serves off on Tuesday October 31 in Former international, Kazeem...

Onyekuru returns as Mikel tops 22-man list for Algeria, Argentina games in November

Captain Mikel John Obi, forward Ahmed Musa and midfielder Ogenyi Onazi top the list of 24 players that Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited for next...

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Organisers confirm car prizes for new 10km race

The organisers of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon has officially confirmed the introduction of 10km race during next year’s edition of the event. Two cars...

Beckers-Vieujant and Baumann to chair Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 IOC Coordination Commissions

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has appointed Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant (BEL) to chair the IOC Coordination Commission for the Games of the...

Ogonna Chukwudi fires Kristianstad to victory over Limhamn Bunkeflo

Ogonna Chukwudi netted the winner as Kristianstad secured a 2-0 win over 10-woman Limhamn Bunkeflo in a Swedish Damallsvenskan game on Sunday evening. The hosts took the...

Ini Umotong snatches point for Brighton women

Ini-abasi Umotong’s goal helped Brighton & Hove Albion women to a 2-2 draw with Oxford United Women in an English Women’s Super League 2 encounter on...

‘It’s a great feeling to score’ – Bursaspor’s Mikel Agu on scoring against Antalyaspor

Mikel Agu says ‘it’s a great feeling’ after finding the net in Bursaspor’s 4-0 hammering of Antalyaspor in Turkish Super Lig game on Sunday. The...

THE NIGERIA MASTERS: Ghanaian Vicent Torgah emerges 2017 winner

Ghanaian Vicent Torgah scored one over par after 72 holes emerging as winner of the second edition of the NIGERIA MASTERS. The Ghanian started the tournament with +3 on...

Access Bank Lagos Marathon: GAC Motor car prize ignites prep for 10 km race

There are indications that winners of the men and women 10 km race, to be introduced in the 2018 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, will smile home with brand new cars,...

THE NIGERIA MASTERS: Torgah and Nji co-leaders going into last round in DAY 3

Vincent Torgah and Pristhy Nji are co-leaders at + 4 after round 3 of the NIGERIA MASTERS at IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, Nigeria. Gift Willy and...