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Youth Olympics Games: Balogun qualifies for Argentina

Simisola Balogun, wrestling's sensation. Qualified for Argentina

*As African Wrestling Champions drives to close in Port Harcourt Akure secondary school student and Nigeria’s Simisola Balogun has qualified for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games scheduled for Buenos Aires from 6th to 18th October. The 2018 edition would be the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympics. Balogun in …

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Strongest man: I eat six times a day – Olu Heavy

Olu Heavy...showing his skills

*Nigeria has stronger men than me, opportunity is all they need Fadesere Oluwatofunmi, better known with Nigerians as ‘Olu Heavy’, is Nigeria’s strongest man. He recently competed in the Arnold Classic Festival strongman competition in South Africa against 16 other strong men from all over the world. He is 27-years-old. …

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MFM FC of Lagos is our role model – Julius Atete

J-Atete FC of Warri

*Governor Okowa needs to support us By Olayinka Elebute President of J-Atete Football club of Warri, Mr. Julius Atete, has revealed to www.gongnews.net that Nigerian representative in the CAF Champions League is his role model club in the nation’s football circle. He made this remark when he was speaking with …

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Players sue Nasarawa over salaries, signing-on fees

Nasarawa United FC of Lafia...faces law suit

*Four separate cases before Industrial Court against club Twelve players of Nasarawa United FC of Lafia has sued the State Government and the club’s management over their failure to pay their  salaries, match bonuses and signing-on fees totalling N51.65million. Joined in the suit before Justice Kenneth Amadi at the Jos section …

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LBA picks 8 for January awards in NPFL

Duke Udi of Sunshine Stars...shortlisted for LBA Awards

*Winners to be announced next week League Bloggers Awards (LBA) has named eight nominees to vie for the Player and Manager awards in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) for January. Kennedy Boboye of Plateau United, Duke Udi of Sunshine Stars, Akwa United’s Abdu Maikaba and Ibrahim Musa of Kano …

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Onwumere is Team Nigeria’s flag bearer at Winter Olympics

Team Nigeria at the Winter Olympics

*Adigun picks Akuoma as brakeman Stylish Ngozi Onwumere led Team Nigeria at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics Games, scheduled for the 35,000 capacity Pyeonchang Olympics Stadium, on Friday, the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), has revealed. Aaccording to a release from Chisom Mbonu-Ezeoke the Director of Communications of …

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Manu Garba: NFF turns U-17 to his property, right

Manu Garba

*National team now rehabilitation ground for failed coach By Olajide Fashikun Again, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has demonstrated cluelessness, bias and a lack of variety in its choice of persons for the various National team coaches, with its recent appointment for the vacant posts. She made Coach Manu Garba …

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African wrestling: Nigerian lasses crops in five gold medals

One of the medal winner at the African Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt

*Igali praises Wike, Rivers state Government Nigerian women wrestling athletes have cropped  five gold, one silver and four bronze in the cadet  freestyle event  at the Africa Wrestling Championships  at the Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre, Port Harcourt. Each of the 10 wrestlers who represented the country in the cadet freestyle won …

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