Category: Sports

Kenya dismantle Botswana 7-1 in U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier opener

By Julia Wanjeri Kenya U20 Women’s national team announced their return after a five-year hiatus with an emphatic away win over Botswana on Friday 21 July in the...

Home-based Super Eagles to camp and play 2018 CHAN qualifier in Kano

Nigeria’s home based Super Eagles will camp for their fifth African Nations Championship qualifier in Kano. The players are expected to face the winner of the playoff...

Confederation of African Football increase Africa Cup of Nations’ teams to 24

The Confederation of African Football have confirmed that the Africa Cup of Nations will be expanded from 16 teams to 24 as of the 2019 edition. The expansion of the...

Rivers Angels 4-1 Abia Angels: Kalu’s brace sees Okon’s ladies reclaim top spot

In-form Patience Kalu scored twice to ensure Nigeria Women Football league Champions, Rivers Angels edge visiting Abia Angels 4-1 in a Week 12 played on Thursday. The...

Sports Minister to inaugurate new National Sports Federations’ Boards on Friday

Inauguration of all 31 National Sports Federations will take place tomorrow 21, July 2017 at the National Stadium Abuja at 2pm. The outstanding elections in Rugby and...

Confluence Queens 1-0 Edo Queens: Polinus’ strike ends Kogi ladies’ winless run

By Godwin Wambebe Confluence Queens defeated Edo Queens 1-0 to end their four-match winless run in the group B of the Nigerian women topflight at the Lokoja Confluence...

Asisat Oshoala: Why I donated 18-seater Bus to FC Robo

Reigning African women footballer of the year, Asisat Oshoala has given reasons why she donated a new branded 18-seater bus to her Nigerian youth club, FC Robo. Oshoala...

FC Robo 1-3 Rivers Angels: Ogebe, Kalu, Georgewill’s strike spoil Osahon’s party

Alice Ogebe, Patience Kalu and Ibinabo Georgewill were all on target as Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) champions, Rivers Angels beat FC Robo Queens of Lagos 3-1 in...

Nigeria’s Senchi defeats South Africa’s Keys to emerge Africa Badminton Confederation President

Justice Danlami Senchi has emerged president of the Badminton Confederation of Africa after defeating incumbent president Mr Larry Keys of South Africa in an elective...

Ministry Release Electoral Committee Members for June 13 Sports Federations Polls

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has released a list of committee members for Elections into the National Sports Federations. Each Federation will have a Chairman and...

Robo Queens 3-1 Sunshine Queens: Ajibade leads Osahon’s ladies past Owena Mermaids

FC Robo Queens came from behind to defeat Sunshine Queens 3-1 in a week seven clash at the Legacy Astro Turf on Wednesday. Onyebuchi Ihuoma opened the scoring against...

Saadatu Amazon 0-2 Osun Babes: Omoluabi ladies shock hosts to grab first away win

Osun Babes secured a back to back win after a comprehensive 2-0 away win over Saadatu Amazon in a Week Seven clash on Wednesday. The Omoluabi Queens secured their third...

ABS recruits four, promotes three youth team players

The management of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, has announced the signing of four new players and promote three from the youth team to the main team. The...

German firm repair sports facilities in Ogun state, donates IT equipment

The German Development Cooperation (GIZ) on behalf of the German government marks the official opening of the rehabilitated sports grounds of the Muslim Girl High School...

Nasarawa Amazons 2-1 Delta Queens: Okoronkwo and Mathias’ strike cage visitors

Nasarawa Amazons stayed atop of the group B log after securing a narrow 2-1 victory over Delta Queens at the Lafia City Stadium On Wednesday. Christopher Danjuma’s...