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 […]

ABS upgrades 2 youth players

ABS upgrades 2 youth players

Two of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC youth players, Sufian Bello and Muri Dagbo have signed their first professional contracts thus promoted to the senior team. Dagbo, a central Defender and Bello, a midfielder signed their long term contracts on Monday in Ilorin in the presence of the club’s Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka […]

Akwa United unveils new coaches

Akwa United unveils new coaches

….. Signs 15 players Akwa United on Monday unveiled John Sam Obuh and Duke Udi as new head coaches and assistant ahead of new Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL season. The Promise Keepers also displayed their newly acquired 15 players at the unveiling ceremony held at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo. The 2017 Aiteo Cup […]

NFF/Zenith Bank Championship products put Hungary to the sword

NFF/Zenith Bank Championship products put Hungary to the sword

Almost all the impact players for the Golden Eaglets in Saturday night’s 4-2 defeat of Hungary in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil are products of the annual NFF/Zenith Bank Future Eagles Championships, including the goal-scorers. The competition, sponsored by NFF’s partner, Zenith International Bank PLC, was launched […]

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 […]

Elijah Returns to ABS as Technical Adviser

Elijah Returns to ABS as Technical Adviser

… As Team resumes Monday  Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, has unveiled 47-year-old Yomi Elijah as its Technical Adviser. Speaking at the ceremony, the club’s Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, said he is delighted to have Elijah rejoining the Ilorin based team.  Chukwuemeka said the club will build on a solid foundation that would […]

Volleyball: Fenerbahçe SC Signs Arinze Nwachukwu

Volleyball: Fenerbahçe SC Signs Arinze Nwachukwu

Nigeria volleyball player, Arinze Nwachukwu has signed for Turkish champion and 2019 Cup winner, Fenerbahçe for the 2019/2020 season. Arinze Nwachukwu played for Nigeria at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco. Nwachuwu passed the medical checkup at the LIV hospital and participated in the pre season camp of his new team at Topuk Yaylasi […]

Zenith Bank Women League: Conference Phases Get September 30 Date

Zenith Bank Women League: Conference Phases Get September 30 Date

Abuja, Ibadan to host. The Conference phase of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League dunks off on Monday, September 30, 2019. The ancient city of Ibadan in Oyo state and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja have been chosen to host the 16 teams that qualified for the stage.  The Secretary General of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, […]

Rhor Includes Rahmon Azeez, Olayinka for Super Eagles’ Big Game

Rhor Includes Rahmon Azeez, Olayinka for Super Eagles’ Big Game

… Awaziem, Abdullahi returns. Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has picked in-form Granada of Spain midfielder Ramon Azeez and Czech –based forward Peter Olayinka in Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the prestige friendly with five –time world champions Brazil in Singapore on Sunday, 13th October. Rohr also have defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Abdullahi Shehu and Chidozie Awaziem back from […]