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National Youth Games

National Youth Games: Ondo Athletes, Coaches slam govt over unpaid allowances

Ondo State contingents at the ongoing National Youth Games, NYG, in Ilorin, Kwara State have drawn a battle line with the leadership of the Ondo State Sports Council following nonpayment of their allowances. One of the coaches, Moses Usifo, who [...]

September 16, 2019 Sports
2019 African Games

2019 African Games: Nigeria fail to break 46-year jinx, lose football gold

The hope of Nigeria ending a 46-year wait for a gold medal in the men’s football event at the 2019 African Games was dashed on Friday by Burkina Faso. Nigeria’s U-20 men’s team, the Flying Eagles, were beaten 2-0 by their Burkinabe [...]

August 31, 2019 Sports
2019 African Games

2019 African Games: Nigeria overtakes host Morocco on medals table

2019 African Games: Team Nigeria has moved up to the third spot on the overall medals’ table at the ongoing African Games in Morocco after adding more medals to its total haul on Wednesday. In all, Team Nigeria raked in 15 medals [...]

August 29, 2019 Sports
Gernot Rohr

It Will Be Hard To Leave Nigeria – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says he feels loved by Nigerians, a major reason he’s attached to the country and the national team..But the German, who holds a French passport, admits that there’s a section of Nigerians from whom he [...]

August 26, 2019 Sports
2019 African Games

2019 African Games begins in Morocco

2019 African Games: What is generally regarded as Africa’s version of the Olympic Games is officially underway in Rabat, Morocco. The Opening Ceremony of the 12th African Games was held Monday night at the Prince Moulay Abdellah stadium. As expected, at the [...]

August 20, 2019 Sports
Iwobi

We’re Confident To Go Far And Make Nigerians Proud – Iwobi

We’re Confident To Go Far And Make Nigerians Proud – Iwobi Nigeria is dreaming of a fourth title in the history of the continent’s flagship football competition. The Eagles are in the semifinal of the Egypt 2019 Total Africa Cup [...]

July 14, 2019 Sports
FIFA Announces New Rule, Racists Will Now Get Automatic 10-game Ban

FIFA Announces New Rule, Racists Will Now Get Automatic 10-game Ban

FIFA has announced a new rule which states that players will be invited to make victim statements at disciplinary hearings, Hope for Nigeria Online reports. Stricter handling of discrimination allegations is a key theme of the redrafted FIFA disciplinary code [...]

July 12, 2019 Sports
AFCON

AFCON: Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Defeating South Africa 2-1

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for defeating the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON), Hope for Nigeria Online reports. Igbere TV reports that the Super Eagles had on [...]

July 11, 2019 Sports
AFCON

AFCON: Arsenal Celebrates Nigeria As They Beat South Africa (Photos)

Arsenal FC yet again celebrates Alex Iwobi and Super Eagles victory as they beat South Africa to qualify for semi final phase of African Cup Of Nation. [...]

July 11, 2019 Sports
Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah In Tears After Egypt AFCON 2019 Exit (Photos)

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah was left heartbroken and devastated following Egypt’s shock AFCON exit against South Africa, MySportDab reports. Egypt were considerable favourites against 2010 World Cup hosts South Africa, the Pharaohs were expected to cruise past the Bafana Bafana [...]

July 7, 2019 Sports
Levante

Levante Set To Sign Super Eagles Defender, Omeruo From Chelsea For €5million

La Liga club Levante UD are now front runners to sign Kenneth Omeruo from Chelsea on a permanent basis. Chelsea have put a seven million Euros price tag on the Nigeria defender, but while CD Leganes, where he played for [...]

July 5, 2019 Sports
Super Eagles

Super Eagles, Syli Nationale battle for Group B’s top spot

It is the clash of the group and the teams say they are ready. Today at the Alexandria Stadium here in Egypt, Nigeria will trade tackles with Guinea in a game that would give the winner the leadership of the [...]

June 26, 2019 Sports
Inside Cristiano Ronaldo's N3.6 Million Per Night Holiday Villa In Greece

Inside Cristiano Ronaldo’s N3.6 Million Per Night Holiday Villa In Greece

Inside Cristiano Ronaldo’s N3.6 Million Per Night Holiday Villa In Greece Earlier this week, Cristiano Ronaldo was seen enjoying a well-deserved holiday. In his debut season in Italy, Ronaldo helped Juventus to the Serie A title scoring 21 goals in [...]

June 21, 2019 Sports
Senegal Beats Super Eagle Nigeria 1-0 In AFCON Warm Up Friendly

Senegal Beats Super Eagle Nigeria 1-0 In AFCON Warm Up Friendly

Senegal beat Super Eagle of Nigeria 1-0 in their final warm-up match, before the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off. Idrissa Gueye scored the only goal of the game in the first half. Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, [...]

June 17, 2019 Sports
FIFA Women's World Cup

Nigeria Vs France: FIFA Women’s World Cup On June 17th, 2019 At 8pm

France head coach Corinne Diacre has predicted a tough battle for her side when they come up against the Super Falcons of Nigeria in their last group game at the FIFA Women’s World Cup next week Monday, reports Completesports.com. The [...]

June 13, 2019 Sports
Zimbabwe’s Football Team Arrive Nigeria Ahead Of Super Eagles Friendly

Zimbabwe’s Football Team Arrive Nigeria Ahead Of Super Eagles Friendly

Zimbabwe’s 18-man squad arrived Nigeria on Friday ahead of an international friendly match with Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Saturday in Asaba. Nigeria and Zimbabwe are expected to use the game as warm up preparatory to the 2019 Africa Cup of [...]

June 8, 2019 Sports

Mohamed Salah Celebrates Golden Boot Win With Hilarious Tweet

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah celebrated his Golden Boot win today with a hilarious Twitter photo and caption. Here’s how the Egypt international enjoyed winning the top scorer prize for the second season in a row (albeit joint with Sadio Mane [...]

May 13, 2019 Sports
Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe

Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe

Ten Highest-paid Footballers In Europe: Some staggering sums of money are being paid out to footballers and the figures are only getting bigger. Football clubs are being forced to offer contracts promising eye-watering sums of money in order to keep [...]

May 8, 2019 Sports
Barcelona Team Bus Leaves Lionel Messi At Anfield After Liverpool Defeat

Barcelona Team Bus Leaves Lionel Messi At Anfield After Liverpool Defeat

Barcelona team bus left Lionel Messi at Anfield, following the Spanish Giants’ defeat by Liverpool even with a first leg advantage. Recall that Barcelona appeared to have a commanding advantage after securing a 3-0 win in the first leg at [...]

May 8, 2019 Sports
Chelsea

Chelsea secured their place in the Champions League with victory over Watford

Chelsea: The win, combined with Arsenal’s draw against Brighton, means the Blues are guaranteed a top-four finish in the Premier League. After a quiet first half, Chelsea scored twice within three minutes early in the second period through headers by [...]

May 6, 2019 Sports
David Alaba

David Alaba: I Was Asked To Pay Bribe Before Playing For Nigeria

David Alaba, Bayern Munich star, has accused coaches of the Golden Eaglets of denying him the opportunity to join the Nigerian squad at the 2007 FIFA World Cup in South Korea because he refused to pay bribe. The late Yemi [...]

May 5, 2019 Sports
Africa Cup of Nations

Nigeria To Face Zimbabwe, Senegal In AFCON Warm Ups

ABUJA – Nigeria will face Zimbabwe and Senegal in friendlies ahead of this year’s Africa Cup of Nations, the president of the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Wednesday. The Super Eagles, runners up in the competition in 2018, will host [...]

May 2, 2019 Sports
2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup

Nigeria First To Book 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup Ticket

Nigeria has become the first to book the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup ticket, after defeating Angola 1-0 in a match played in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday. Olakunle Olusegun’s goal through a penalty kick in the 21st minute, made Nigeria [...]

April 18, 2019 Sports
Puyol Arrives Nigeria Today On 3-day Tour

Puyol Arrives Nigeria Today On 3-day Tour

Spanish soccer legend, Carles Puyol will arrive Nigeria on a three-day visit from today, April 16, to Thursday, April 18. The ex-Barcelona captain is on an invitation from Heineken to lead the UEFA Champions League Tour connecting with customers and [...]

April 16, 2019 Sports
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy: Pioneers of women’s football development in the country have been eulogized for their commitment to raising the standard of the game.

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Lands In Abuja (Photos)

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy: Pioneers of women’s football development in the country have been eulogized for their commitment to raising the standard of the game. The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung praised the women’s football pioneers [...]

April 12, 2019 Sports
FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy

FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Set To Arrive Nigeria On Thursday

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Acting President of the NFF, Seyi Akinwunmi, the Chairman of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode, some other NFF and sports ministry officials are expected at the venue. The FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy is [...]

April 10, 2019 Sports
2019 Africa Cup of the Nations

2019 AFCON Qualifiers: South Africa qualify after beating hosts Libya

South Africa joined Group E leaders Nigeria to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of the Nations finals after defeating Libya 2-1 in their final qualification match on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the match, played at [...]

March 25, 2019 Sports
Bosso

Top-flight Football Coach, Bosso, Kidnapped

The coach of Cameroon’s top club, Yong Sports Academy of Bamenda, Emmanuel Ndoumbe Bosso has been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen Bosso, who won the Cameroon Cup in 2013 with the team, was taken hostage as he headed to a training [...]

March 20, 2019 Sports
Yomi Fabiyi

Yomi Fabiyi: Millions Raised For Baba Suwe’s Treatment

Fellow actor, Yomi Fabiyi in an update to the situation has revealed that millions have been raised for Baba Suwe’s treatment. According to Fabiyi, some other colleagues who have raised cash for Baba Suwe include actresses, Iyabo Ojo and Liz Anjorin. [...]

February 20, 2019 Sports
Flying Eagles

Flying Eagles to wear black armbands as Nigeria, Mali clash in semi-final

Flying Eagles Nigeria will battle Mali for a ticket to the final of the on-going African U-20 African Nations Cup in Niamey, Niger Republic. The Flying Eagles topped Group A of the competition, while Mali came second in Group B [...]

February 13, 2019 Sports