SPORTS MINISTER INSISTS THAT DECAYING NIGERIAN STADIUM FACILITIES WOULD BE FIXED
Permalink

SPORTS MINISTER INSISTS THAT DECAYING NIGERIAN STADIUM FACILITIES WOULD BE FIXED

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Nigeria’s sports minister has once again reaffirmed that the National Stadium in Lagos and other Federal Government owned sports facilities that are in state of…

Continue Reading →

NIGERIA DROPS ONE STEP IN FIFA RANKING
Permalink

NIGERIA DROPS ONE STEP IN FIFA RANKING

The 2-2 away draw with higher rated Ukraine some days ago was not enough to lift Nigeria up in the monthly FIFA Ranking released this Thursday. The Nigerian…

Continue Reading →

FIFA’S HAMMER MAY FALL ON IRAN OVER STADIUM BAN FOR WOMEN
Permalink

FIFA’S HAMMER MAY FALL ON IRAN OVER STADIUM BAN FOR WOMEN

An imminent ban on Iran seems in the offing as FIFA President, Gianni Infantino issued a public statement this Thursday on the lingering ban on women at football…

Continue Reading →

AMAPAKABO NAMES HIS CHAN WARRIORS FOR BATTLE IN TOGO
Permalink

AMAPAKABO NAMES HIS CHAN WARRIORS FOR BATTLE IN TOGO

Coach Imama Amapakabo has named the 20 players who will fly Nigeria’s flag at Sunday’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying match against Togo in Lome. First choice in…

Continue Reading →

RUUD GULLIT AND ILARIA D’AMICO TO HOST THE BEST FIFA FOOTBALL AWARDS 2019
Permalink

RUUD GULLIT AND ILARIA D’AMICO TO HOST THE BEST FIFA FOOTBALL AWARDS 2019

When football’s greatest stars take the stage of Milan’s historic Teatro alla Scala on 23 September, they will be introduced by a pair of world-class hosts: Ruud Gullit…

Continue Reading →

OLYMPIC EAGLES’ OLYMPIC GAMES’ QUALIFIERS’ OPPONENTS EMERGE ON OCTOBER 3
Permalink

OLYMPIC EAGLES’ OLYMPIC GAMES’ QUALIFIERS’ OPPONENTS EMERGE ON OCTOBER 3

Defending African U-23 champions, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria will on October 3 know the path they have to take to qualify for the football event of the…

Continue Reading →

OLYMPIC EAGLES DRAFTED TO CHAN QUALIFIERS WITH TOGO
Permalink

OLYMPIC EAGLES DRAFTED TO CHAN QUALIFIERS WITH TOGO

Imama Amapakabo, head coach of the U23 National Team, will lead the Home-based Super Eagles, known as Eagles B, to Lome on Friday for the first leg of…

Continue Reading →

NFF HUNTS FOR AFRICAN OPPOSITION, AFTER SEALING EAGLES/BRAZIL
Permalink

NFF HUNTS FOR AFRICAN OPPOSITION, AFTER SEALING EAGLES/BRAZIL

The Nigeria Football Federation is working hard at sealing a match with an African team for the Super Eagles, after announcing on Monday night that the three –time…

Continue Reading →

BRAZIL TO FACE NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES AND SENEGAL NEXT MONTH
Permalink

BRAZIL TO FACE NIGERIA’S SUPER EAGLES AND SENEGAL NEXT MONTH

Brazilian team will play against Senegal and Nigeria at the National Stadium of Singapore, on October 10th and 13th. Sports Village Square got the information from the Brazilian…

Continue Reading →

FIRE BRIGADE ALARM MAY SOUND IN MEMORY OF IWUANYANWU NATIONALE AIR CRASH VICTIMS
Permalink

FIRE BRIGADE ALARM MAY SOUND IN MEMORY OF IWUANYANWU NATIONALE AIR CRASH VICTIMS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. At the hour of six on Wednesday, a fire brigade alarm is expected to sound. This is planned to be a symbolic memorial for the…

Continue Reading →

IT’S A JOKE; AM NOT LEAVING LIVERPOOL, SAYS JURGEN KLOPP
Permalink

IT’S A JOKE; AM NOT LEAVING LIVERPOOL, SAYS JURGEN KLOPP

Liverpool fans may after all take a breather. According to Daily Mail, Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has insisted that his friend was joking when he said the English…

Continue Reading →

FRANK LAMPARD WARNS ENGLAND MANAGER, SOUTHGATE; ‘ABRAHAM’S BLESSINGS MAY BE NIGERIA’S’
Permalink

FRANK LAMPARD WARNS ENGLAND MANAGER, SOUTHGATE; ‘ABRAHAM’S BLESSINGS MAY BE NIGERIA’S’

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard has admitted he wouldn’t be surprised if in-form Tammy Abraham finds himself at the centre of an international tug-of-war. Nigeria two years ago made…

Continue Reading →

JURGEN KLOPP NOT FOR CONTRACT RENEWAL AT LIVERPOOL
Permalink

JURGEN KLOPP NOT FOR CONTRACT RENEWAL AT LIVERPOOL

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp is mulling over his new contract negotiations after his agent revealed the English weather is a concern for him. According to Daily Mail of…

Continue Reading →

DARE DARES WHERE OTHERS FAILED TO DARE
Permalink

DARE DARES WHERE OTHERS FAILED TO DARE

If the words Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare are anything to go by, the dilapidated National Stadium in Lagos will receive a new lease of…

Continue Reading →

TAMMY ABRAHAM HITS HAT-TRICK AS CHELSEA PUT FIVE PAST WOLVES
Permalink

TAMMY ABRAHAM HITS HAT-TRICK AS CHELSEA PUT FIVE PAST WOLVES

Tammy Abraham scored a hat-trick as Chelsea beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 5-2 at Molineux with all the visitors’ goals coming from Academy graduates.  Fikayo Tomori’s long-range effort gave the Blues the…

Continue Reading →

LIVERPOOL’S SADIO MANE HITS 50 IN UNBEATEN HOME RUN AT ANFIELD
Permalink

LIVERPOOL’S SADIO MANE HITS 50 IN UNBEATEN HOME RUN AT ANFIELD

Senegal’s Sadio Mane extended his Premier League-record run of matches without defeat for Liverpool at Anfield to 50 on Saturday. No player has avoided a single Premier League…

Continue Reading →

CAF TAKES ITS AWARDS TO THE RED SEA IN EGYPT
Permalink

CAF TAKES ITS AWARDS TO THE RED SEA IN EGYPT

The Confederation of African Football was silent on the official title sponsors of the annual CAF Awards, which enters the 27th edition this year, by it announced the…

Continue Reading →

NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES MISSING AS DRAW FOR UNIVERSITY WORLD CUP HOLDS
Permalink

NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES MISSING AS DRAW FOR UNIVERSITY WORLD CUP HOLDS

No Nigerian university will taste action as the draw for the University World Cup was conducted in China. China’s Beijing Institute of Technology will open the men’s University…

Continue Reading →

NIGERIA TO FACE BRAZIL IN BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP
Permalink

NIGERIA TO FACE BRAZIL IN BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP

Nigeria will face Brazil, Oman and Portugal as the draw for the FIFA Beach Soccer Paraguay 2019 is conducted. The Nigerian side and the opponents are all drawn…

Continue Reading →

TOKYO 2020: SUPER FALCONS TO REGROUP FOR COTE D’IVOIRE
Permalink

TOKYO 2020: SUPER FALCONS TO REGROUP FOR COTE D’IVOIRE

Ahead of the second round of the African qualifying series of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s football tournament, a total of 30 home-based professionals will arrive at the…

Continue Reading →

AT 39 RONALDINHO, COMES OUT RETIREMENT!
Permalink

AT 39 RONALDINHO, COMES OUT RETIREMENT!

Retired Brazilian footballer, Ronaldinho is set to come out of retirement at the age of 39 for Colombian side Independiente Santa Fe. The legendary Brazilian hung up his…

Continue Reading →