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Marathon: Oshundun commends Ambode, Access Bank

Debo Oshundun Lagos SWAN Chairman commends Ambode, Access Bank on Marathon

*We need more marathons in the country Chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos State Chapter, Debo Oshundun has commended Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, the host city, and Access Bank, the title sponsor for the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Oshundun commended the wonderful initiative which has put …

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2018 tennis AJC qualifiers: Nigeria seals final places

Oyinlomo Quadri, tennis

*Quadri, Marylove coast to medals zone Team Nigeria continued to justify its high rating at the 2018 International Tennis Federation/CAT West and Central Africa Junior championship qualifiers in Togo as four of its players set up semi-final meetings in the boy’s 16 and under as well as the boys’ 14 …

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Fayose appoints Samo GM Ekiti State Sports Council

Fayose Ayodele...appoints Ayodeji Samo

*I will bring new life to our children, youths Chief Ayodeji Samo has been appointed as the General Manager of the Ekiti State Sports Council by Governor Ayodele Fayose. Samo, a graduate of the University of Ilorin until his appointment was a Director in the Ekiti State Agency for Adult …

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Adekuoroye set for India Pro Wrestling League — Coach

Odunayo Adekuoroye, Wrestling

* As the India Pro Wrestling League begins on Tuesday, Purity Akuh, the coach of Africa’s No. 1 female wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye, says different strategies have been mapped out while training the athlete trained for the challenge. Akuh spoke from India that he hoped Adekuoroye’s team clinches the league this season. Adekuoroye …

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Threat to life: Taye Adigun incurs fresh troubles

Barrister Eustace Nwaozuzu...to sue Taye Adigun

*New police case, two civil matters in the offing *Apologises for initial slips, yet to face Police Incriminate web designer, Taye Adigun, who has been reported to the Police in Maitama in Abuja for threat to life by Maxi Sports, an Abuja-based firm, is in fresh troubles. He has been …

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CAF Award: Buhari congratulates Oshoala

Asisat Oshoala collecting her award...President Buhari congratulates her for the feat

*Orders Dalung: Eagles must fly well in Russia *Patriotism is why sports infrastructure is not maintained Asisat Oshoala got a presidential congratulations for her African Woman Footballer of the Year 2017 as under-fire Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has been charged that the Super Eagles must do well …

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Handball names team for Gabon tourney

Nigeria's handball national team

*Names new coaches for different national teams Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) on Sunday named 16 players for the 2018 African Handball Championship in Gabon from 17th to 27th January. The players were selected from the 23 players who began camping in November. Secretary-General of the federation Haruna Maigidansama, told …

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Paul Bassey: Teams in Africa deserves NFF support

Akwa United FC of Uyo...Paul Bassey

*Our home, experience with other teams will make us excel By Olayinka Elebute and Oluwole Francis Chairman of Akwa United FC of Uyo, Paul Bassey, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to come to the assistance of the four Nigerian teams playing on the continent. Bassey spoke in …

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Sunday Faleye: 3SC will yield me to Akwa United

Faleye Sunday in Shooting Stars colours

*Nation’s best interest will resolve my movement after CHAN By Olayinka Elebute Embattled former Shooting Stars of Ibadan player and CHAN-bound Sunday Faleye, has come out to say his club status will be resolved before he returns from CHAN. The player who spoke to www.gongnews.net in the Eagles camp has cleared …

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