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Pinnick praises Jonathan for fatherly role in NFF crisis

NFF president, Mr. Amaju Pinnick has heaped praises on the President Goodluck Jonathan, for his fatherly role in the promotion of peace within the Nigeria football family. Sports –loving President…

Amodu wants NFF to reconsider Keshi for Congo, SA ties

Amodu wants NFF to reconsider Keshi for Congo, SA ties

Coach Shaibu Amodu has pleaded with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to allow Stephen Keshi handle the Super Eagles for the two remaining matches of the 2015 Africa…

NFF disbands Super Falcons

NFF disbands Super Falcons

•TAN organises reception for team African champions, Super Falcons, was formally decamped on Wednesday in Abuja following the team’s success at the 9th African Women Championship (AWC) in Namibia .…

World champions lead Obudu race cast

World champions lead Obudu race cast

Reigning World Mountain Running champion, Isaac Kiprop of Uganda, and winner of the 16th WMRA World Cup final, Petro Mamu Shaku of Eritrea, will be among the cast of elite…

NFF Appeals Committee promises justice

NFF Appeals Committee promises justice

•Four petitioners want Pinnick election quashed By Tony Ezimakor / Snr. Correspondent Abuja   Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Appeals Committee, Okey Ajunwa, has promised to restore confidence in…

Zouma pushing me for Chelsea place –Cahill

Gary Cahill says his Chelsea rival Kurt Zouma is providing José Mourinho with plenty of great options at centre-half. The 20-year-old partnered the England international at the heart of the…

Olori Popoola: Porverty eradication, talent hunt are my desires in youth golf

The desire to take the youth away from the streets, eradication of poverty and the hunt for future stars from the rural areas has resulted in the emergence of Rosani…

Ex-PGA boss, Ted Bishop apologises for Poulter tweet

Ted Bishop has apologised after being sacked as president of the PGA of America for calling Ian Poulter “a little girl” on social media. Bishop’s Twitter and Facebook comments were…

Oyedokun wins Access Junior Golf Challenge

Fifteen year-old Julius Oyedokun from MicCom Golf Club, Osun state won the maiden edition of the Junior Golf Challenge, which took place at the Ikoyi Golf Club in Lagos over…

Awa Ibrahim Match Play: Winners get scholarship from sponsor

It was an atmosphere of excitement on Wednesday night among the winners of the maiden ‘Awa Ibrahim Teen Match Play Tournament’ that got two years scholarship each to schools of…

2018 FIFA World Cup: Russia unveils logo in space

2018 FIFA World Cup: Russia unveils logo in space

Russia, the hosts of the 2018 FIFA World Cup  have unveiled the logo of the event in outer space as the card showing the emblem was displayed by the cosmonauts…

Keshi saved Nigerian football

Keshi saved Nigerian football

By Augustine Akhilomen  -  Correspondent, Lagos   Stephen Keshi’s Ghanaian agent, Emma Addo has lamented the way the Nigeria Football Fedearation sacked his client despite resuscitating the dwindling fortunes of…

NFF Crisis: Minister orders Pinnick, Giwa

NFF Crisis: Minister orders Pinnick, Giwa

Sports minister Dr Tammy Danagogo has ordered quick resolution of the crisis threatening to tear the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) apart, and has directed feuding parties to sheathe their swords…

Jonathan receives Falcons Nov 5

Jonathan receives Falcons Nov 5

•Blames internal crisis for Eagles problems By Chesa Chesa, Abuja   President Goodluck Jonathan has promised to host the Super Falcons to a dinner next week (November 5) in honour…

Anthony, Harrison favourite for 50km world final

Great Britain’s Phil Anthony and USA’s Emily Harrison (USA) have the status of being not only the fastest runners but also the favourites for the 10th IAU 50km World Trophy…

2014 Season: Odogwu-Nwajei, others hail athletes feat

The 2014 athletics season apears more successful and rewarding for most athletes whose performance was rated ‘above average’. Their achievement in the out-going season however prompted laudable reactions from stakeholders…

Eguavoen: Eagles need support of Nigerians

By Augustine Akhilomen  / Correspondent, Lagos   Former Super Eagles defender Austin Eguavoen has urged Nigerians not to lose hope in the Nigeria’s quest to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup…

Mathathi to defend Fukuoka Marathon title

Kenya’s Martin Mathathi will defend his Fukuoka Marathon title on Sunday 7 December but a lot of eyes will be on the performance of his compatriot and former marathon world…

FIFA gives Nigeria Oct 31 deadline

FIFA gives Nigeria Oct 31 deadline

By Peter Edema Group Sports Editor   World football governing body, FIFA, has given Nigeria Friday 31 October 2014 deadline to allow the Amaju Pinnick led board of the Nigeria…

NFF crisis meeting deadlocked

NFF crisis meeting deadlocked

By Tony Ezimakor Snr  Correspondent Abuja   Early resolution of the factional fight for the heart of Nigerian football may not be in sight anytime soon as meeting summoned by…

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