Category: Sports

13th Gov’s Cup: Local players lack experience, says ITF official

13th Gov’s Cup: Local players lack experience, says ITF official

After first round of competitive tennis action in the pro circuit at the ongoing 13th Lagos State Governors cup Tennis competition, International Tennis Federation (ITF) representative and Supervisor, Anton Rens has described the standard of...

Nestle Milo Football Clinic thrills Eguma, Ogunbote

Nestle Milo Football Clinic thrills Eguma, Ogunbote

Dolphins of Port Harcourt Coach, Stanley Eguma and his Sharks FC counterpart, Gbenga Ogunbote, could not hide their delight at the quality of young footballers paraded at the final of the Port Harcourt leg of...

NASCOM boss counsels Eaglets

NASCOM boss counsels Eaglets

Chairman of Nigeria Academicals Sports Committee (NASCOM), Yemi Idowu believes the only team that can stop the Golden Eaglets from winning the 2013 UAE FIFA Under-17 World Cup are the players themselves. Speaking to the...

Lagos SWAN congratulates Fashola on Tandoh’s appointment

Lagos SWAN congratulates Fashola on Tandoh’s appointment

Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos Chapter, has commended Lagos Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), on the appointment of Kwerku Tandoh as Director of Sports of the Lagos State Sports Council. In a release signed...

FCMB thumbs up standard of play

FCMB thumbs up standard of play

Major sponsor of the Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has commended the standard of play exhibited by players at the ongoing tournament. In a chat with our correspondent during the finals...

Manu warns Eaglets against overconfidence

Manu warns Eaglets against overconfidence

•As Amuneke tips team to beat Sweden Coach of the national U17 team, Golden Eaglets, Manu Garba (MFR) has warned his boys against overconfidence as the squads eyes a place in the second round of...

Falconets gets set for Sierra Leone

Falconets gets set for Sierra Leone

The national U-20 women’s team, Falconets, has intensified training programme in Abuja ahead of this weekend’s 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match against its counterpart from Sierra Leone. Earlier scheduled to play its...

Super Eagles’ door wide open, says Keshi

Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has insisted that the door remains open for new players to come into the squad, but says it will take ‘very high quality’ to dislodge any of his current players....

FIFA rankings: S’Eagles moves up to 33rd in the world

FIFA rankings: S’Eagles moves up to 33rd in the world

•Still fourth in Africa The Super Eagles of Nigeria has moved three places from 36th to 33rd position in the world in the latest edition of the monthly FIFA World Rankings released Thursday morning by...