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Kwara SWAN, Gongnews commiserate with Toyin Saheed over father’s death

Kwara chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) and the management of www.gongnews.net, has commiserated with  Mr. Toyin Saheed, over the death of his father, Alhaji Saheed Baba Alata. Toyin is the Treasurer of the association in the state. He works on the sports desk of the National Pilot …

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Giwa and Supreme Court: We can’t be fooled again

*Did they not say Giwa lost at the Supreme Court? Abuja-based sports consultant, Dr Ben Kingsley, has described as laughable and malicious the report making the round that danger looms for the Super Eagles as the Supreme Court gets set to rule on the leadership tussle rocking the Nigeria Football …

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NFF: It’s sad Super Falconets out of U-20 World Cup – Sanusi

By Oluwole Francis General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Mohammed Sanusi said it’s sad that the nation’s team were eliminated in the first round which was as a result of the heavy defeat they suffered in the first match against Japan. “We’re not happy, no Nigerian is happy about it. …

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Pinnick brings another disgrace to Nigeria

*Super Falcons played World Cup without underwears! Just back from the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, where they crashed out in the first round, the worst result ever by Nigeria, some players of the team, the Falconets, have revealed that their luggage did not arrive on time causing them to …

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Adekuruoye wins gold at Azerbaijan Grand Prix

*Amina Adeniyi lost in Q-final, Daniel did not meet weight control *Oborududu couldn’t travel due to Immigration issues Senational Odunayo Adekuruoye of Nigeria has defeated Nina Menkenova of Russia in the final of her weight category 12-2 to win the gold medal at the Azerbaijan Golden Grand Prix. Adekuruoye had …

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Dala Hard court Tennis: Agugbom, Samuel in final showdown

*As Babalola, Lawal bows out of tourney Number one ranked and defending women singles champion, Christy Agubgom beat Patience Onobamhoin to set up a final match showdown with Blessing Samuel as the 30th Dala Hard Court tennis championship as it draws to a close in Kano. Samuel, on her part, …

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Wheelchair tennis national ranking tournament holds in Lagos

By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos  Over 120 players from all the 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital territory, Abuja are expected to participate at the inaugural National Wheelchair tennis national ranking tournament scheduled to hold from 30th November – 3rd December in Lagos. Nigeria Wheelchair Tennis scribe, Wosilat Aliu-Abass, …

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Gold Cup: Ijebu Ode agog as Pillars, Crown arrives

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] *Tornadoes face Ebedei in Gold Cup opener *Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi to open the tourney Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Kano Pillars FC, and Crown FC of Ogbomosho have arrived the ancient town of Ijebu Ode, for the 4th edition of Gold …

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Three of four wrestlers finally departs for Baku

*Nigeria avoids heavy fines, ban *Last minute rush led to Captain’s immigration issues By Oluwole Francis To avoid the heavy financial sanctions and ban, the Nigerian Ministry of Sports has sourced for and dispatched the four wrestlers to the 2016 United World Wrestling Golden Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan, on …

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Nigeria Taekwondo at 30: Obasanjo, Dalung, Wushishi, others bag awards

President of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation, Grand Master George Ashiru, has revealed that the 2016 edition of the annual Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo championship will be used to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the federation in Nigeria. The event taking place at the Molade Okoya Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun …

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