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Messi, Ronaldo, Suarez, Nemar To Storm Abuja, PH, Other Cities

Fans of Spanish Laliga top clubs including Barcelona, Real and Athletico Madrid Football Clubs now have the opportunity of watching idolized football greats, Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez Ronaldo and Nemar play live in preseason games across the country. This is courtesy of the Memorandum of Understanding and technical partnership entered by

Enyimba’s Azeez Expects Tough CAF Champions League Draw

Enyimba's Abu Azeez believes that the last eight teams in the CAF Champions League are good for the title and hopes his side continues to improve. The eight clubs that qualified for the group stage are Enyimba, Wydad, AS V. Club, Young Africans, Zesco United, Zamalek and E.S. Setifienne. Enyimba reached the

Ligue 1 Golden Glove Award: Enyeama Seeks Fans Vote

Vincent Enyeama, former Super Eagles captain and Lille OSC goalkeeper, has asked fans to vote for him in the race to win the Ligue 1 Golden Glove Award. The 33-year-old received his nomination trophy for the Ligue 1 Team of the Year Award on Tuesday. To win the Ligue 1 golden glove

Shooting Stars Will “Punish” Plateau United

Wasiu Jimoh of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan has said that the team will take Week 13 “disgraceful” defeat vengeance on Plateau United when both sides meet this weekend in Ibadan. The Ibadan Stars got dimmed 6-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano by Kano Pillars, but Jimoh assured

Giwa Plays Rangers In Abuja, Enyimba Hosts Heartland

Giwa FC, which was banished to Ilorin following crowd trouble in its home match against Rangers penultimate Sunday in Jos, will play the remaining 16 minutes of that match on Wednesday in Abuja. The week 12 encounter was called off in the 74th minute by the referee after Giwa fans invaded

D’Tigers, D’Tigress Camps To Open Soon -Umar

The camps for the D’Tigers and D’Tigress will soon open, says Tijjani Umar, President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). While D’Tigers will commence preparation for the Rio Olympics basketball event, D’Tigress is expected to resume camping in preparation for the Rio Olympics Qualifying Tournament in France in June. Umar said at

NFF Upholds Giwa FC Ban

The Disciplinary Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday upheld all decisions imposed on Giwa FC by the League Management Company (LMC), as a result of the abandonment of its fixture against Rangers International in Jos. Rangers FC was leading 1-0 when fracas broke-out and the match had to

Pinnick, Giwa Won’t Destroy Nigerian Football-Dosu

Joseph Dosu, ex-international, believes that Amaju Pinnick, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, and Chris Giwa, the factional president would not destroy the game of football in the country. He said that much as it was unfortunate that crisis has overtaken the Glass House, he believes that both parties would not

ITTF Hails Lagos Over Nigerian Open

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has hailed the Lagos State Government for keeping faith with the annual Nigerian Open, which has remained one of the most followed tournaments in Africa. According to Thomas Weikert, the President of ITTF, the organisation of the tournament has made it to become one of

FIFA To Monitor Working Conditions At 2022 W’Cup Venue sites

FIFA will set up a panel to oversee working conditions at 2022 World Cup construction sites in Qatar in a bid to allay growing human rights concerns, President Gianni Infantino announced on an inspection visit to the Gulf nation. In his first working trip to the country, Infantino revealed the group