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Enyimba, Barcelona battle ready for Copa Lagos

Enyimba, Barcelona battle ready for Copa Lagos

Fresh from their 2014 Federation Cup victory over Dolphins of Port Harcourt, Enyimba of Aba have started preparations for the Copa Lagos slated to hold at the Eko Beach between…

Abia Warriors appreciate Bosso with contract extension

Abia Warriors appreciate Bosso with contract extension

Abia Warriors Technical Adviser, Issa Ladan Bosso, during the week officially signed an extended contract with the Umuahia-based side for another season. Warriors’ chairman, Emeka Inyama said the board and…

Chelsea’s business-like football excites me, says Uduok

Chelsea’s business-like football excites me, says Uduok

Most players in the Nigerian football league usually keep mum on their preferred European teams. For Nigeria’s domestic league’s second top scorer, Emem Uduok (21 goals), it is of no…

Club owners set to transform Nigerian league

The Association of Premier League Club Chairmen and Managers (Club owners) have described the Nigeria League system as undergoing construction, just as the Association called on its members to strive…

Ahead 2014/2015: LMC charges clubs to attain greater height

Ahead 2014/2015: LMC charges clubs to attain greater height

•Commends players’ performances in 2013/2014 The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) may have ended, but the thrills and frills that was the hallmark the season while it lasted remained something…

Keshi stays – Pinnick 

Keshi stays – Pinnick 

The controversy surrounding the renewal of Stephen Keshi’s contract as Super Eagles Head Coach, will soon be over as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is considering extending the coach’s contract.…

Onazi blamed for Nations Cup ouster

Onazi blamed for Nations Cup ouster

Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has been faulted as part of the reason Nigeria failed to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. A Super Eagles player…

Moses saddened by injury woes

Moses saddened by injury woes

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses, has expressed his sadness over his latest injury setback which will see him miss the rest of 2014. Moses suffered a thigh injury during Stoke…

Oliseh blames Keshi for Nations Cup ouster

Oliseh blames Keshi for Nations Cup ouster

By Peter Edema / Group Sports Editor   Former Super Eagles captain, Sunday Oliseh, has blamed out of contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, for the team’s failure to qualify for…

Super Eagles stays 42nd in FIFA ranking

Super Eagles stays 42nd in FIFA ranking

Super Eagles has remained rooted to the 42nd position in the latest FIFA Rankings released on Thursday. Nigeria which failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations played…

NFF mourns Yomi Peters

The Nigeria Football Federation has mourned the passing of former Stationery Stores FC and Green Eagles’ ace Yomi Peters, who died in Lagos on Wednesday at the age of 71.…

Nigerian refs named for Sfax 2014

Africa basketball governing body FIBA Africa has released names of officials for the 20th edition of the Africa Champions Cup for Women billed for Sfax, Tunisia from November 28 through…

Bosso renews contract with Abia Warriors

Former Flying Eagles coach, Issa Ladan Bosso, has extended his contract with Umuahia based Abia Warriors Football Club for another season as the club’s Technical Adviser. Speaking at the signing…

South Sudan joins global athletics family

The newest African nation of South Sudan has been granted provisional membership of the international athletics federations by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council. “The IAAF has received…

2016 Rio Olympics: Okon decries lack of qualified athletics coaches

2016 Rio Olympics: Okon decries lack of qualified athletics coaches

For Nigeria to succeed in track and field at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, there must be measures in place for qualified coaches to handle athletes training programme. This…

NFF should sack Keshi – Bassey

NFF should sack Keshi – Bassey

By Uzor Odigbo  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and Development Committee member, Paul Bassey, has called for the sack of  Coach Stephen Keshi as Super Eagles…

Akanni wants Siasia to seek energetic players for Rio Olympics

Akanni wants Siasia to seek energetic players for Rio Olympics

Ex-international, Waidi Akanni, on Wednesday said Coach Samson Siasia needed to build a new U-23 team with young and energetic players for the Rio Olympics. Akanni told the News Agency…

Doha 2019 WCH: Human right queries IAAF over Qatar choice

Human rights organisations have condemned the decision to award the 2019 World Athletics Championships to Doha and warned that the IAAF has “given its seal of approval to Qatar’s callous…

Moses out till 2016

Moses out till 2016

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, has been sidelined with an injury that will see him not play football until the New Year. The Stoke City attacker copped an injury while…

Farah returns for cross-country in Edinburgh

Double world and OIympic champion Mo Farah will return to his roots when he opens his 2015 racing schedule at the international Great Edinburgh XCountry, an IAAF Cross Country Permit…

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