BENIN REPUBLIC TO HOST RIVERS UNITED VS BLOEMFONTEIN CONFEDERATION CUP DUEL
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BENIN REPUBLIC TO HOST RIVERS UNITED VS BLOEMFONTEIN CONFEDERATION CUP DUEL

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The rescheduled CAF Confederation Cup duel involving Nigeria’s Rivers United and South…

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NFF GETS TODAY AS DEADLINE TO NAME NEUTRAL VENUE FOR RIVERS UNITED/ CELTIC CONFEDERATION CUP CLASH
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NFF GETS TODAY AS DEADLINE TO NAME NEUTRAL VENUE FOR RIVERS UNITED/ CELTIC CONFEDERATION CUP CLASH

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has explained that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will decide…

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CONFEDERATION CUP: RIVERS UTD V BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC TIE GETS NEW DATE, BUT NO VENUE YET
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CONFEDERATION CUP: RIVERS UTD V BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC TIE GETS NEW DATE, BUT NO VENUE YET

Rivers United are now to face South Africa’s Bloemfontein in the weekend of 22-24 January…

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RIVERS UNITED, ENYIMBA PROGRAMMED TO CLASH IN CONFEDERATION CUP PLAY-OFF
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RIVERS UNITED, ENYIMBA PROGRAMMED TO CLASH IN CONFEDERATION CUP PLAY-OFF

BY KUNLE SOLAJA When the CAF Confederation Cup gets to group stage, it is certain…

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RIVERS UNITED CONFEDERATION CUP TIE WITH BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC AT GREAT RISK
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RIVERS UNITED CONFEDERATION CUP TIE WITH BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC AT GREAT RISK

Rivers United’s Confederation Cup tie with South Africa’s Bloemfontein Celtic has been bedevilled by crisis.…

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RIVERS UNITED OVERFLOW BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC IN CONFEDERATION CUP
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RIVERS UNITED OVERFLOW BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC IN CONFEDERATION CUP

Nigeria’s Rivers United in South Africa atoned for the misadventure of Enyimba in Sudan as…

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BREAKING: CONFEDERATION CUP: CORONAVIRUS KNOCKS OUT THREE RIVERS UNITED PLAYERS
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BREAKING: CONFEDERATION CUP: CORONAVIRUS KNOCKS OUT THREE RIVERS UNITED PLAYERS

Ahead of this evening’s CAF Confederation Cup group stage qualifying match, three of the players…

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ENYIMBA, RIVERS UNITED GET CONTINENTAL 2ND ROUND OPPONENTS
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ENYIMBA, RIVERS UNITED GET CONTINENTAL 2ND ROUND OPPONENTS

The paths to the group stage for Enyimba in the CAF Champions League and Rivers…

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CAF INTERCLUBS: IT’S ESCAPE TO VICTORY FOR NIGERIAN CLUBS, ENYIMBA AND RIVERS UNITED
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CAF INTERCLUBS: IT’S ESCAPE TO VICTORY FOR NIGERIAN CLUBS, ENYIMBA AND RIVERS UNITED

While all four teams of Sudan, for instance all scaled the first round of their…

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AGAIN, IT’S BEGINNING OF THE END FOR NIGERIAN CLUBS AT CAF INTER-CLUBS
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AGAIN, IT’S BEGINNING OF THE END FOR NIGERIAN CLUBS AT CAF INTER-CLUBS

As in previous seasons, Nigerian clubs at CAF inter clubs competitions are falling like a…

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TURMOIL LOOMS IN CAF AS AHMAD AND DEPUTY COME UNDER NEW FIFA PROBE
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TURMOIL LOOMS IN CAF AS AHMAD AND DEPUTY COME UNDER NEW FIFA PROBE

New York Times has revealed new investigations in the football governing body in Africa, CAF.…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 25 YEARS SINCE AMIR ANGWE DROPPED DEAD ON THE FIELD
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: 25 YEARS SINCE AMIR ANGWE DROPPED DEAD ON THE FIELD

BY KUNLE SOLAJA How time flies! It is 25 years today since Nigeria recorded yet…

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FIRST PENALTY SHOOTOUT IN NIGERIA
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THIS DAY IN HISTORY: FIRST PENALTY SHOOTOUT IN NIGERIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. This appears to be a period of penalty shootout. On Thursday 1…

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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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ENYIMBA, PLATEAU UNITED, OTHERS GET NEW CONTINENTAL CALENDAR
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ENYIMBA, PLATEAU UNITED, OTHERS GET NEW CONTINENTAL CALENDAR

Even before kick-off, the calendar for the upcoming continental clubs competition has changed. Since March,…

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IT’S UNITED! AS RIVERS AND PLATEAU GO CONTINENTAL
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IT’S UNITED! AS RIVERS AND PLATEAU GO CONTINENTAL

With the outcome of the poll conducted among the chairmen of the clubs in the…

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CAF SET TO PAY ENYIMBA, RANGERS  $625,000 CONFEDERATION CUP MONEY
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CAF SET TO PAY ENYIMBA, RANGERS $625,000 CONFEDERATION CUP MONEY

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The financial burdens of Enyimba FC and Enugu Rangers may be lessoned…

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CHANGE OF RULES: TEAMS CAN FIELD FIVE SUBSTITUTES DURING POST-VIRUS FIXTURE BACKLOG
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CHANGE OF RULES: TEAMS CAN FIELD FIVE SUBSTITUTES DURING POST-VIRUS FIXTURE BACKLOG

Football teams will be allowed to use five substitutes when play resumes after the coronavirus…

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CAF POSTPONES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AND CONFEDERATION CUP FINALS
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CAF POSTPONES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AND CONFEDERATION CUP FINALS

The ravaging Covid-19 bites harder on sports this weekend as the Confederation of African Football…

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RELIEF FOR SPORTS AND OTHER COMMUNITIES AS CHINA MOVES SWIFTLY INTO DEVELOPING COVID-19 VACCINES
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RELIEF FOR SPORTS AND OTHER COMMUNITIES AS CHINA MOVES SWIFTLY INTO DEVELOPING COVID-19 VACCINES

Normalcy may be restored soon in sports and other general activities of human endeavours as…

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FOOTBALL HAS TAKEN AN INDEFINITE BREAK, SAYS FIFA BOSS, GIANNI INFANTINO
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FOOTBALL HAS TAKEN AN INDEFINITE BREAK, SAYS FIFA BOSS, GIANNI INFANTINO

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino admitted on Thursday (April 2) that “nobody knows” when football can…

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