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FCT Football Association sets up committees

FCT FA...Grassroots teams to be promoted by committees

*To manage affairs of the sport Board of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Football Association has reconstituted some of its standing Committees. This according to the Chairman Alhaji Musa Saeed Talle is in furtherance to its quest to consolidate on its efforts in developing the game at the grassroots level …

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Principals Cup: Delta secondary schools enter finals

Zenith Bank Delta Principals' Cup

*Schools with big names, defending champions beaten already Games masters, hired coaches and school teams are intensifying training as the Zenith Delta Principals Cup Season 2 heads into the elimination stage scheduled for 23rd, 24th and 25th January across various centres in the state. School principals, teachers, students, old boys …

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2018 World Cup: Rotimi Amechi wasteful – Dalung

Rotimi Amechi and Solomon Dalung (left to right)...we saved money

*We saved Nigeria N7billion *Honouring athletes, Ministry retirees in Abuja By Olayinka Elebute, Oluwole Francis Barrister Solomon Dalung the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, has charged against the Rotimi Amechi-led Presidential World Cup committee when we attended the 2010 World Cup, which he claimed are wasteful given the amount …

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21 Ibadan obas: Court helps Ladoja defeat Ajimobi

Ajimobi's vassal kings...court nullifies their crowns

*We shall appeal against the court order – Ajimobi By Debo Adeoye, Ibadan Justice Olajumoke Aiki sitting in an Oyo State High Court on Friday declared the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies in Ibadan land by the Justice Akintunde Boade Review Commission, which was …

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Faleye delivers Nigeria’s first win, beat Libya

Libya vs Nigeria...Sunday Faleye scored only goal

*Rwanda defeats Equatorial Guinea 1-0 Super Eagles of Nigeria has been able to redeem their troubled image after a first match draw by beating former table leaders, Libya by a sole goal, their first win of the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). Shooting Stars of Ibadan forward, Sunday Faleye, was …

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CHAN: We are ready to beat Libya today –Okpotu, Eze

CHAN Super Eagles...in the quarter finals

*We are set to do Nigerians proud Ahead of the second group match against Libya today, Super Eagles’ leading striker, Anthony Okpotu is full of confidence that himself and the rest of the team in the CHAN team would give over 100% performance as they (the Eagles) get set to …

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CHAN: Beat Libya for Nigerian fans – Fresh

Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh speaking to the Super Eagles in Morocco to beat Libya

*We shall support you to victory By Olaoluwa Aro Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reiterated confidence in the Super Eagles CHAN team playing in the ongoing championships meant for home-based national teams in Morocco despite the drab first game drawn match against Rwanda. Go beat Libya for our fans back …

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CHAN 2018: Eagles would bounce back against Libya – Rohr

Gernot Rohr...gives support to the Eagles

*Long league break slowed down the players’ competitive edge Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, believes that the CHAN team would correct their mistakes of the first match as they prepare for the second group match against Libya on Friday in Tangier. www.gongnews.net was in Tangier where the Franco German …

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Tennis: Omolade Aderemi gets Mrs Akeredolu’s kudos

Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu with some of the kids on her tennis programme

*Gets ‘Let’s go, Girls!’ scholarship for two sessions Products of the Ondo State Summer Tennis clinic have started showing signs of stardom. Some beneficiaries of the clinic who were formed into the Arabinrin Junior Tennis Club have started clocking in trophies at different tourneys in the country. Arabinrin Junior Tennis …

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CHAN: Nigeria secures poor draw against Rwanda

Nigeria's Super Eagles B team...drew with Rwanda

*Libya leads group with three points By Olayinka Elebute Nigeria’s overrated Super Eagles Team B playingin the ongoing CHAN championship in Morocco could only force a less fancied Amavubi of Rwanda to a 0-0 draw. The match played on Monday in the opening 2018 African Nations Championship match for both …

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