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Katsina to host NLO Super 8

Shola Ogunnowo Executive Secretary Nationwide League One (NLO)

*Delta Stars FC, J. Atete FC, Dynamite Force FC Edo, NAF FC, Giodano FC, Katsina Jnr FC, Aklosendi Utd FC and Spartans FC Nationwide League One (NLO) on Friday said that the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium, Katsina would play host to the 2017 NLO Super 8. The clubs that won each …

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Sports journalists made my success story -Ogunjobi

Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi...speaking to sports journalists

*Oyo SWAN holds press week By Debo Adeoye, Ibadan Chairman, Osun State Football Association, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, has attributed his success story in the football fraternity to the immense contributions of sports journalists in the country. Ogunjobi, stated this while playing host to members of the Sports Writers Association of …

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Bekele, Kiplagat to compete in India

Florence Kiplagat winning the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2013

*India increasing its marathon races with legends Distance running legend Kenenisa Bekele and Kenyan long distance star, Florence Kiplagat, have been signed up to compete in the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K on Sunday 17th December, the race promoters Procam International announced on Friday. It will be the first race ever …

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Algeria will play Eagles for pride

Algeria national team, the Fennec Foxes

*Six new Eagles on parade against Algeria Super Eagles of Nigeria having already qualified for the 2018 World Cup have one more qualifying match considered by pundits as a formality. The west Africans defeated the Zambians in their last encounter at home in Uyo. The Nigerians will square up against …

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Badminton: Krobakpo, two Nigerians make Africa Top 10

Ola Fagbemi, badminton...Krobakpo

*Players welfare is our priority: BFN President Francis Orbih *Krobakpo, Abah through to last 16 Three Nigerian players, Krobakpo Clement, Habeeb Temitope and Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori made the list of top 10 players in Africa in the latest World ranking published on Thursday. According to the official website of the …

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Akeredolu throws weight behind AFN centre in Ondo

Governor Akeredolu listening to Ibrahim Gusau, President of AFN

*As Gusau leads delegation to conclude arrangements *Your business model unique – Hon Agboola Ajayi By Oluwole Francis Ondo State governor, Arakunrin Olurotimi Akeredolu, has promised to give every necessary support to enable her citizens acquire sports trainings that can make them rule the world in the nearest future including …

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Ahmed Fresh donates towards Origa surgery

Alhaji Yusuf Ahmed Fresh...Origa

*Pleads for more support from Nigerians Chairman Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and Development Committee and Niger State FA boss, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, has redeemed his pledged to support Photojournalist Bamigbelu Origa’s surgery. The CAF Technical and Development Committee member and other eight State FA Chairmen promised to support the …

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Chief of Army Staff Peace Cup kicks off in Kebbi

Chief of Army Staff Lt General Tanko Buratai

*Peter Rufai joins in the search for talents Annually under 20 national  football tournament of the Chief of Army Staff Peace Cup has kicked off in Kebbi State with 19 teams from various states across Nigeria. The competition, which commenced on the 6th November, 2017 with screening of footballers would …

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Political undertones ahead of 2018 NFF election

Totori Yosef, Francis Achi...NFF election

*Mathematics and permutations of the big fight When Amaju Melvin Pinnick stepped out to vie for CAF Executive committee seat, it was alleged that a board member in the NFF worked against his interest. He won the CAF election and he swept out the old cargoes /cabals ruining the affairs …

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