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We will invest more in coaches and referees- Bode Oyerinde

Female players slugging it out on the Squash Racket court...Oyerinde promises new hope

*We shall return back to greatness As the countdown to the National Sports Federations elections continued, Boye Oyerinde has promised to invest more in the technical department of the Nigeria Squash Federation upon assumption of office as President. The current board member of the Lagos State Squash Association traced some …

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What Eagles must do to beat Bafana Bafana

South African national team, Bafana Bafana, dissected

*South African national team dissected From Bunmi Blair Make no mistake, the South Africans can play. Their build up is majorly from the back and they execute their attacks via the wings. They pass the ball around swiftly while putting together delightful passes. Despite their beautiful play, they lack players …

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AFCON qualifier: NFF can’t clear official match balls for three months

2018 world cup official match balls

*Technical gaffe is so expensive, disgrace to nation *Who sold Rivers United’s CAF balls? By Olajide Fashikun As Nigerians look forward to her national team hosting and trouncing their guests, the South African Bafana Bafana in the Nest of champions today in Uyo, it is authoritative that the Nigeria Football …

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Dalung defeats 11 rebellious sports federations in NASS

Nigerian House of Reps gives Permanent Secretary order

*Reps gives Ministry, NOC clearance to do all 42 federations elections By Oluwole Francis All the 11 rebellious sports federations that dragged the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, to the House of Representatives, lost their deposit and dividends when the latter got clearance to do the …

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Catholic Centenary faces Offa Little League Thursday, Friday

Little League Baseball...Britarch gets coach

*Aaron Simpa named for Britarch Schools Abuja Catholic Centenary College Ilorin will take on the Offa Little League team on Thursday and Friday as part of the efforts to make the learning curve of the hosts grow better. According to the national baseball team coach, Olajide Abidoye, who is the …

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Nduka Odizor celebrates Marylove Edwards’ feat

Marylove Edwards

*You owe me a special tennis gift when I come in July Nigeria’s most celebrated and successful athlete in tennis, Nduka Duke Odizor has expressed deep joy in my heart reading about Marylove Edwards, a 12 year old doing well to have defeated the nation’s number 3 and 5 on …

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Basketball development: Musa Kida to empower zonal representatives

Musa Kida

*We’ll develop all parts of the country so well NBBF Presidential aspirant, Engineer Musa Kida, has promised to pay equal attention to all the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria if he wins the top seat of the Federation. Ahead of the 13th June National Sports Federation elections slated for Abuja, Musa …

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Reps swaddle again in murky sports federation election matter

Solomon Dalung with Ministry staff face new AFN pressures

*As some presidents head to court to stop election By Olajide Fashikun House of Representatives’ Committee on Sports, like a swine that will not leave the stye, is swaddling again in the murky waters of the controversial sports federation election. This time around, they have set up a committee to …

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Asuquo: Nigerian Gymnastics gearing up to overtake Football

Coach Asuquo sure of medals for Gymnastics

*Targets gold medals ahead African Junior tourney in Pretoria As the new face of leadership in the Nigerian sporting federations is set to be launched in about one week time, newly elected board member of Nigerian Gymnastics Federation (NGF), Coach Anthony Asuquo, has declared that with quality of developmental programmes …

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Basketball family shall be united once again- Musa Kida

*All stakeholders will be on same page As part of his election manifesto, Engineer Musa Kida, has re-stated the need to unite the divided house of Basketball in Nigeria under one umbrella for effective coordination and development. Speaking in Lagos, Kida revealed that the crisis which has troubled the sport …

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