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JUST IN: D’Tigress book Tokyo 2020 Olympics ticket despite Serbia defeat

By Monsurat Olatunji D’Tigress on Saturday booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo despite losing to host-Serbia in their second group game at the ongoing FIBA Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament 64-70 points. Mozambique’s quest to qualify ahead of Nigeria suffered a heavy knock when they lost scandalously 49-124pts against current world champions- […]

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Why Nigeria's Para Powerlifting president Queen Oboh shockingly quit post after World Cup

The President of Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation, Queen Oboh have resigned immediately following the completion of the World Para Powerlifting World Cup on Thursday. Team Nigeria emerged champions of the championship which doubled as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic, claiming 43 medals from the two-day event held in Abuja. According to sources,SavidNews gathered that Oboh resigned […]

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'Use your good office to address issues facing Kogi Sports' – Daku begs new Commissioner Idris Musa

By Nehemiah David The Kogi State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Honorable Idris Musa has been urged to use his good office to address issues bedeviling the sports industry in the state on Friday. The commissioner, who was inauguration a week ago in Lokoja on Friday, continued his visit to several offices within his […]

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Nigeria U17 fire Women's World Cup qualifier warning to Guinea after win over Mees Palace Academy

By Monsurat Olatunji Nigeria U17 women’s national team started off on a fine note their preparation for U17 Women’s World Cup qualifiers following a 3-2 friendly victory over U15 Mees Palace Academy on Friday. The Flamingoes are scheduled to face Guinea in the first round of the qualifying series next month and squared up against […]

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U17 Women's World Cup Qualifier: 40 players hit camp as Nigeria prepare for Guinea clash

Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed the presence of 40 players in camp in preparations for the first round of the 2020 Women’s World Cup qualifier against Guinea later this month. The list is predominantly made up of young players from Nigeria Women’s Premier League teams, with most invited to camp arriving since Sunday before they […]

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Edo State government rewards Edo Queens after triumphant pre-season outing in Makurdi

By Monsurat Olatunji Edo State Government led by Governor Godwin Obaseki has rewarded the players and officials of Edo Queens with three million naira after winning the 2020 Naija Ratels pre-season tournament in Markudi. The Edo state-owned Nigeria Women’s Premier League side emerged champions at the just concluded 2020 Pre-Season tournament following a 6-0 thrashing […]

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Tokyo 2020: Nigeria to host 2nd phase of Beach Volleyball Olympic Qualifier

By Monsurat Olatunji The Confederation of African Volleyball has awarded Nigeria the hosting right of the CAVB 2nd phase of beach volleyball Group C women Olympic qualifiers. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics beach volleyball qualifier will take place from 4th to 8th March, 2020 at Jabi Lake Beach, Abuja. Nigeria women’s beach volleyball team is drawn alongside,Kenya, […]

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Caf Confederation Cup: Enyimba handed tricky quarterfinal challenge against Guinea's Horoya

By Monsurah Olatunji Nigerian side Enyimba have been drawn against Guinean giants Horoya in the quarter-final of the CAF Confederation Cup held today Wednesday, 5 February 2020, at the Hilton Pyramids Golf Hotel in Egypt. The draw means Enyimba will become the third Nigerian club in history to meet the Guinean champions in the second […]

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Equatorial Guinea agrees on $2M Solidarity Contribution to support China’s Fight Against Coronavirus

Equatorial Guinea’s Council of Ministers has agreed to support China’s fight against the coronavirus with a $2 million solidarity contribution this week. Chaired by H.E. President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, the Council of Ministers expressed its deepest support and solidarity to the Chinese Government in their fight against the global outbreak. According to the latest updates, […]