Sunday Dare harps on need for a robust domestic league

Sunday Dare harps on need for a robust domestic league

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has again called for the strengthening of the Nigerian Professional Football League for the overall benefit of Nigerian football. He made this call when he visited the Under-23 team camp in Abuja over the weekend. “The domestic league is critical particularly for our footballers because […]

Dele-Bashiru, Okonkwo swell Olympic Eagles’ strength

Dele-Bashiru, Okonkwo swell Olympic Eagles’ strength

Overseas –based professional players, Tom Dele-Bashiru and Orji Okonkwo have joined the camp of the Nigeria U23 team, Olympic Eagles preparing for next month’s U23 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. Earlier, midfield lubricator Kelechi Nwakali, who captained the U17 National Team to World Cup glory in Chile four years ago, had rejoined […]

Brazil 2019: Inspired Golden Eaglets eye early Round of 16 ticket

Brazil 2019: Inspired Golden Eaglets eye early  Round of 16 ticket

The camp of the U17 National Team, Golden Eaglets in Brazil has been much energized by the words of love and encouragement by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), and the players are looking to qualify for the competition’s Round of 16 when they play Ecuador on Tuesday evening in Goiania. The President on Sunday […]

NBBF sympathizes with BlackGold Queens over road accident

NBBF sympathizes with BlackGold Queens over road accident

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has condoled with the management, coaching staff and players of BlackGold Women’s Basketball Club of Abuja following their auto accident while returning to their base from the just concluded Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League National Final 8. According to media reports, the bus which had 10 players, 2 Coaches and 4 […]

Golden Eaglets arrive Brazil for FIFA World Cup

Five –time champions Nigeria have landed in host nation Brazil for this year’s FIFA World Cup finals which will hold 26thOctober – 17th November. A team of 25 players and nine officials flew out of the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday evening for Dubai, where they connected another flight to Sao […]

#AhlanCup2019: We deserved the draw against Wikki Tourists – Sokoto United Manager Houandino Valere

Houandino Valere felt Sokoto United deserved a share of the points after their 1-1 draw against Wikki Tourists at #AhlanCup2019 on Monday.The Bauchi-based side started brightly and raced into a one goal lead through Daniel Jackson. However, United produced a spirited response and levelled up thanks to Umar Shettima.“The first 20 minutes wasn’t so good, but […]

Kwara FA Assures Stakeholders to drive football development

Kwara state Football association executives over the weekend, restated it’s commitments to installing new thinking and ideas to drive the game forward. The body led by it’s chairman, Mallam Idris Musa Abdullahi together with his vice, Bashorun Bankole and other board members on a courtesy visit to foremost Politician in the state, Alhaji Moshood Mustapha, […]