Category: Sports

NWPL: Confluence Queens appoint Ibrahim Tijani as New Team Manager

As part of plans and preparations to get a better and successful outing at the next Nigeria Women Premier League, NWPL season, the management of Confluence Queens FC...

CAf Awards: ‘I was lucky, though my best is yet to come’ – Yaya Toure on Fourth African Best gong

Cote d’Ivoire international Yaya Toure has attributed hardwork as the key behind his fourth African Player of the Year title. The 31-year-old midfielder became the...

CAF Awards: Yaya Toure is a deserved winner, Vincent Enyeama insists i’m not a bitter loser

Nigeria’s Vincent Enyeama has disclosed that Cote d’Ivoire skipper Yaya Toure was a worthy winner of the 2014 African Player of the Year award. Yaya won the title...

“I want to be a better player” – Asisat Oshoala wins African Women Player of the Year

New crowned African Women Player of the Year Asisat Oshoala has said her dream is to surpass her achievements in 2014 with the hope of becoming a better player in the...

Glo/Caf Awards: Yaya Toure is African Football of the Year 2014

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure has been named the African Player of the Year 2014 by the Confederation of African Football at an awards ceremony held in Lagos on...

Nigeria remains stagnant at 43 on January Fifa Ranking

Nigeria remained unmoved at number 43 in the latest Fifa rankings for the month of January released on Thursday. The African champions were adjudged the same rank in the...

Croatia-based Theophilus Solomon gets Flying Eagles call-up

The Flying Eagles have extended an invitation to Croatia-based striker Theophilus Solomon ahead of the 2015 African Youth Championship in Senegal. The 18-year-old...

Aruna Quadri wins World’s Table Tennis Player of the Year award

From Dubai in United Arab Emirates (UAE) came another accolade for Nigeria as Aruna Quadri has been named the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Star Player of...

Nigeria Football Federation to badge 28 FIFA referees Thursday

The Nigeria Football Federation will on Thursday in Lagos present badges to Nigeria’s FIFA Referees for the year 2015. The list includes six men Referees, three women...

Former NFF general secretary Bolaji Ojo-Oba retires from civil service at 60

It was an ecstatic and obviously fulfilled Dr. Bolaji Ojo-Oba who formally left the Federal Civil Service on Wednesday, retiring as Director of Federations and Elite...

Senegal: Bola Oyeyode named as 2015 African Youth Championship Assistant Cordinator

The Confederation of African Football has named NFF’s Deputy Director (Competitions), Mr. Bola Oyeyode as Assistant General Coordinator for the 19th African Youth...

Table Tennis: Aruna Quadri wins ITTF award in Dubai

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has made the country proud again at global level as the Oyo State-born player defeated other nominees to win the Star Point of the year at...

Confluence Queens recapture Lola Phillips from Rivers Angels

Former captain of Confluence Queens, Lola Phillips has returned to the club following a two-year spell with Federation Cup and Nigeria Women Premier League champions...

NWPL: Four foreign players set to join Confluence Queens, says Abdul Adama

Chairman of Nigeria Women Premier League side, Confluence Queens of Lokoja, Mallam Abdul Adama has confirmed that the club will not be embarking on a open screening...