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

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NIGERIA DROPS ONE STEP IN FIFA RANKING
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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…

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AMAPAKABO NAMES HIS CHAN WARRIORS FOR BATTLE IN TOGO
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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…

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HEARTLAND HOLDS MEMORIAL FOR 1994 AIR CRASH VICTIMS
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HEARTLAND HOLDS MEMORIAL FOR 1994 AIR CRASH VICTIMS

Twenty five years after the air crash that claimed five lives, two of whom were players of the then Iwuanyanwu Nationale, the club, now known as Heartland held…

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FRAUDSTERS HACK NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER’S ACCOUNT
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FRAUDSTERS HACK NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER’S ACCOUNT

Nigeria’s Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare has become the latest victim of cyber crime. According to a press release from the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development,…

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

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OLYMPIC EAGLES DRAFTED TO CHAN QUALIFIERS WITH TOGO
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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…

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GOMBE ROCKS FOR SEYI AKINWUNMI CHARITY TOURNAMENT
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GOMBE ROCKS FOR SEYI AKINWUNMI CHARITY TOURNAMENT

Gombe, capital of state known as Jewel In The Savannah, is bubbling as the annual Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini-Tournament moves up North for the very first time. The tournament…

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

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

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

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LAGOS SPORTS BOSS, KWEKU TANDOH APPLAUDS NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES
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LAGOS SPORTS BOSS, KWEKU TANDOH APPLAUDS NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES

The Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Tandoh, has applauded the Grassroots and Youth Development department of the Sports Ministry, headed by Dr. Ademola Are,…

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

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DARE DARES WHERE OTHERS FAILED TO DARE
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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…

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ENYIMBA HAVE MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB IN SUDAN
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ENYIMBA HAVE MOUNTAIN TO CLIMB IN SUDAN

Former winners, Enyimba will live to rue missed chances after they were held to a barren draw in Aba by ten-man Al Hilal in the CAF Champions League…

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CAF TAKES ITS AWARDS TO THE RED SEA IN EGYPT
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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…

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NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES MISSING AS DRAW FOR UNIVERSITY WORLD CUP HOLDS
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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…

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NIGERIA TO FACE BRAZIL IN BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP
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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…

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

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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE CONDOLES WITH BEREAVED GERNOT ROHR
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NIGERIA’S SPORTS MINISTER, DARE CONDOLES WITH BEREAVED GERNOT ROHR

Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare has sent his condolences to Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr who lost his mother on Thursday. In a message, signed by Blessing Lere…

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SUPER EAGLES MANAGER, GERNOT ROHR IS BEREAVED
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SUPER EAGLES MANAGER, GERNOT ROHR IS BEREAVED

The head coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has lost his 97-year-old mother, Elizabeth Rohr. The news was broken Thursday afternoon by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)…

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