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Gold Cup: Organisers thanks Buhari, Fresh, Bet9ja

Champions of the Gold Cup tourney

*Also, the teams that made us what we are General Coordinator of the Gold Cup pre-season tournament, Tunde Shamsudeen, has appreciated the distinguish Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Oyo North Senatorial District, Dr. Buhari Abdul-Fatai, for his maximum support all through the tournament. “I want to appreciate …

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Insurance: Athletes laud AFN amidst other plans

AFN and insurance for athletes

*We have never had it this good By Oluwole Francis Athletes and coaches have commended the leadership of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) led by President Ibrahim Gusau not just beginning the 2017/2018 season with the annual All-Comers competition in good time but also accepting the insurance package for …

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Polo: Iyatu Farms, Almat CC record wins in carnival tourney

Polo carnival tourney

*Dogonyaro confident of winning By Oluwole Francis Iyatu Farms and Almat CC polo teams on Saturday both recorded wins in their opening games of the 2017 IWAF/Carnival Polo tournament in Abuja. The carnival which began with a colourful durbar on Monday at the Guards Polo Club is expected to climax …

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MOSPORTS gifts 50 athletes with spikes, wears

Adeleye Foundation athletes with their spikes, wears

*Six Adeleye Foundation athletes get full compliments *Dino Melaye thrilled with the efforts By Oluwole Francis Fifty athletes have gotten massive boost from the Mary Onyali Sports Foundation (MOSPORTS) during the All Comers athletics championships in Abuja for excelling in their fields. They got kitting from the Federal Inland Revenue …

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Insurance: Athletes from five sports to enjoy cover

Leadway Assurance team at the National Stadium in Abuja...insurance

*Leadway storms AFN championships By Oluwole Francis Athletes from five sports federations have been programmed to be the pilot of the National Athlete insurance scheme. The five sports which are those on the development calendar of the Nigeria Sports Development Fund Inc (NSDFI) nationwide who are resident in the country …

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Britarch Students witness All Comers Athletics championships

Britarch students at the National Stadium Abuja

*We want to run for Nigeria in future By Toluwalase Alagbile Students of the Britarch School, Sabon-Lugbe in Abuja who are into athletics in the college were guests of the All Comers Nigeria Athletics championships at the National stadium in Abuja. The school led by coach Ezra Jugo were received …

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Pillars claim second Gold Cup trophy in three years

Kano Pillars...Gold Cup winners

*Rabiu Ali was goal hero against Lobi Stars Kano Pillars beat Lobi Stars 1-0 in the final of the 5th edition of the Gold Cup pre-season tournament to claim their second Gold Cup trophy in three years courtesy of a 33rd minute strike from Rabiu Ali. The interesting game produced …

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LBA 2017 takes centre stage in Lagos

Anthony Okpotu...in LBA Awards glory

*Various shortlisted candidates emerge 2017 League Bloggers Awards (LBA) end-of-season ceremony is expected to parade the most outstanding performers from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NNL), the Nigeria National League (NNL) and the Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL) when it holds at the Sheraton Hotel in Lagos next Tuesday week. …

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Match4IDPs: Kanu drags Ighalo, Ideye to Kano

Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye

*Radebe, Adepoju, Amokachi also Super Eagles hit man, Odion Ighalo and Brown Ideye will be among the stars who will be on parade in Kano, come 14th December, as African legends takes on Kano Pillars football club in a charity match for the Internally Displaced Persons in the North eastern …

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Buhari, Fresh, Ogunjobi storm Ilorin for Gold Cup final

Kano Pillars...Gold Cup pre-season

*To be decided in Ilorin Friday evening This year’s Gold Cup pre-season tournament final is set as expected as arrangements have been concluded ahead of what would be the most exciting pre-season tourney in Nigeria. Gold Cup final will be decided on Friday evening at the Kwara State Stadium, Ilorin …

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