Moments to cherish in Nigeria’s post independent era
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Moments to cherish in Nigeria’s post independent era

BY KUNLE SOLAJA  Perhaps more than any other human endeavour, sports have been in the…

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At  61st independence anniversary, Nigeria’s sports achievements are captured in 61 paragraphs
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At 61st independence anniversary, Nigeria’s sports achievements are captured in 61 paragraphs

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.  Sports Village Square takes a peep down memory lane since Nigeria’s independence…

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CAF may soon scrap away goals rule
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CAF may soon scrap away goals rule

Speculations  over Ghana backing out of 2023 African Games hosting
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Speculations over Ghana backing out of 2023 African Games hosting

Ghana’s Minister of Youth and Sports Mustapaha Ussif has claimed the Government is committed to…

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GHANA BANKS ON TURKEY’S ASSISTANCE IN HOSTING AFRICAN GAMES
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GHANA BANKS ON TURKEY’S ASSISTANCE IN HOSTING AFRICAN GAMES

Turkey could help Ghana prepare for its hosting of the African Games after a meeting…

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DALUNG WANTS BENIN CITY TO HOST AFRICAN GAMES
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DALUNG WANTS BENIN CITY TO HOST AFRICAN GAMES

Former Sports Minister of Nigeria Solomon Dalung has stated Benin City in the south of…

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IT’S A TWIN ANNIVERSARY FOR ODEGBAMI
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IT’S A TWIN ANNIVERSARY FOR ODEGBAMI

BY KUNLE SOLAJA This Friday 30 October is a twin anniversary for the excellent career…

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NIGERIA’S PIONEER SPORTS RADIO OWNER, LARRY IZAMOJE MAKES SPORTS ICON LIST
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NIGERIA’S PIONEER SPORTS RADIO OWNER, LARRY IZAMOJE MAKES SPORTS ICON LIST

Sports journalism received a rare honour in Nigeria as the pioneer owner of sports radio…

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SIXTY DIAMOND MOMENTS OF NIGERIAN SPORTS HIGHLIGHT THE 60TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY!
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SIXTY DIAMOND MOMENTS OF NIGERIAN SPORTS HIGHLIGHT THE 60TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Lead writer of the Sports Village Square takes a peep down memory…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: CAF PRESIDENT DIES
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: CAF PRESIDENT DIES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On this date, 19 August 1987, the president of Confederation of African…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FIRST NIGERIAN NATIONAL TEAM BEGINS INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FIRST NIGERIAN NATIONAL TEAM BEGINS INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURE

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is 71 years today that the Nigerian first ever-national football team…

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IT’S 30 YEARS TODAY THAT NIGERIA’S GOLDEN VOICE OF SPORTS, ERNEST OKONKWO DIED
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IT’S 30 YEARS TODAY THAT NIGERIA’S GOLDEN VOICE OF SPORTS, ERNEST OKONKWO DIED

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Running sports commentaries on electronic media – either radio or television or…

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AFRICAN GAMES FOOTBALL GOLD MEDAL: THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR NIGERIA
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AFRICAN GAMES FOOTBALL GOLD MEDAL: THE BEGINNING OF THE END FOR NIGERIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is a well-known fact that Nigeria has not won the gold…

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TODAY IN HISTORY: FATHER TIKO, NIGERIA ‘S YUGOSLAVIAN COACH DIES
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TODAY IN HISTORY: FATHER TIKO, NIGERIA ‘S YUGOSLAVIAN COACH DIES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA On this date, 1 July 1986, one of Nigeria’s most successful and…

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WEIGHTLIFTING DOPING: EGYPT’S TOP COACHES JAILED
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WEIGHTLIFTING DOPING: EGYPT’S TOP COACHES JAILED

BY BRIAN OLIVER. The top two coaches in Egypt’s national weightlifting team have been sent…

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THE GOOD, THE BAD OF SPORTS IN 2019
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THE GOOD, THE BAD OF SPORTS IN 2019

BY UDOKA CHRISTIAN NJOKU, PLUS TV AFRICA If there is one thing 2019 has delivered,…

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FROM TEAM SPORTS VILLAGE SQUARE, WE WISH YOU ALLOWED,  A MERRY CHRISTMAS
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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES
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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES

If indications that www.sportsvillagesquare.com are getting are anything to go bye, there will be an…

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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT
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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT

BY JUDE OPARA The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has observed with deep concern…

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NFF COMMENDS MINISTER, SUBMITS REPORT ON TEAMS’ OUTINGS
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NFF COMMENDS MINISTER, SUBMITS REPORT ON TEAMS’ OUTINGS

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has hailed the move of the Minister of Sports, Sunday…

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THIRD NIGERIAN WEIGHLIFTER FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN AS SERIAL DOPING OFFENDER
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THIRD NIGERIAN WEIGHLIFTER FACES EIGHT-YEAR BAN AS SERIAL DOPING OFFENDER

BY BRIAN OLIVER A Nigerian weightlifter stripped of a Commonwealth Games gold medal for doping…

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