TEENAGE SENSATION GIDADO VOWS TO LIFT JIGAWA GOLDEN STARS
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TEENAGE SENSATION GIDADO VOWS TO LIFT JIGAWA GOLDEN STARS

Teenager Abubakar Mohammed Gidado has expressed his readiness to utilize every opportunity to showcase his talent and uplift Jigawa Golden Stars as the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)…

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AFTER RECORD 9-MONTH BREAK, NIGERIA FOOTBALL LEAGUE FINALLY COMES ALIVE
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AFTER RECORD 9-MONTH BREAK, NIGERIA FOOTBALL LEAGUE FINALLY COMES ALIVE

Never since the national league football began in the country in 1970s has there been a nine-month break. The last season ended abruptly and the start of the…

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FELIZ NAVIDAD: TWO OF A KIND  NIGERIAN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALISTS, AJUNWA AND AMUNEKE MARK MILESTONE BIRTHDAYS
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FELIZ NAVIDAD: TWO OF A KIND NIGERIAN OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALISTS, AJUNWA AND AMUNEKE MARK MILESTONE BIRTHDAYS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Former Nigerian international footballer and currently a coach, Emmanuel Amuneke and Chioma Ajunwa, a police officer and former Nigerian Olympian are celebrating their milestone birthdays…

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CHAMPIONS’ LEAGUE: CAN ENYIMBA REPLICATE TANZANIA’S SIMBA LIONS’ 1979 ACT?
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CHAMPIONS’ LEAGUE: CAN ENYIMBA REPLICATE TANZANIA’S SIMBA LIONS’ 1979 ACT?

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Enyimba are very close to the exit gate of this season’s CAF Champions League after crumbling miserably 3-0 to Sudan’s Al Merrikh on Wednesday. No…

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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 the Port Harcourt outfit overcame initial set back of not having three of…

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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 of Nigeria’s Rivers United are reported to have tested positive to coronavirus and…

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FADING HOPES AS ENYIMBA SLUMP TO 3-0 DEFEAT IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AT AL MERREIKH
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FADING HOPES AS ENYIMBA SLUMP TO 3-0 DEFEAT IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE AT AL MERREIKH

The miserable runs of Nigerian club sides in the continent continued on Wednesday as Enyimba went down 3-0 to Sudan’s  Al Merriekh Wednesday evening making it an Herculean…

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NIGERIAN SPORTS JOURNALISTS FORUM HOLDS AWARD CEREMONY
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NIGERIAN SPORTS JOURNALISTS FORUM HOLDS AWARD CEREMONY

Nigerian journalists under the umbrella of Sports Journalists Forum (SJF) will on Sunday, 20th December, 2020 hold its annual award ceremony. Undeterred by the challenges of the year…

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TOPPRO SPORTS TAKE GRASSROOT SOCCER STAR ABROAD
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TOPPRO SPORTS TAKE GRASSROOT SOCCER STAR ABROAD

TopPro Sports management has handed Lagos grassroots soccer star, Akanni Adebayo to European scouts for nurturing after emerging most valuable player in the three days scouting tournament which…

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FOR THE THIRD TIME THIS YEAR, NFF LOSES MEMBER
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FOR THE THIRD TIME THIS YEAR, NFF LOSES MEMBER

The year 2020 will certainly go down as one in which the Nigeria Football Federation, (NFF) lost most seating members. After that of Chidi Okenwa on 5 May…

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NFF WORKING TO AVOID SUPER EAGLES’ BOYCOTT, BBC REPORTS
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NFF WORKING TO AVOID SUPER EAGLES’ BOYCOTT, BBC REPORTS

According to a report by the BBC, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is working to avoid another national team boycott as it tries to clear an 18-month backlog…

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GHANA’S GOAL SCORER, BOAH TO MISS COTE D’IVOIRE’S MATCH
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GHANA’S GOAL SCORER, BOAH TO MISS COTE D’IVOIRE’S MATCH

On Sunday Nigeria will certainly wish Ghana beat Cote d’Ivoire in the last Group B match of the ongoing WAFU B U20 Nations Cup holding in Porto Novo,…

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WHILE NIGERIA REMAIN STATIC AT 35, BELGIUM TOP YEAR-END WORLD RANKINGS FOR THIRD STRAIGHT TIME
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WHILE NIGERIA REMAIN STATIC AT 35, BELGIUM TOP YEAR-END WORLD RANKINGS FOR THIRD STRAIGHT TIME

With no match won in 2020, Nigeria’s Super Eagles remain static at the 35th position as the last FIFA monthly ranking for the year was released this Thursday.…

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GHANA’S BLACK SATELLITES DIM FLYING EAGLES’ WAFU U-20 HOPES
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GHANA’S BLACK SATELLITES DIM FLYING EAGLES’ WAFU U-20 HOPES

Again as in their first match against Cote d’Ivoire last week in the WAFU B U-20 tournament in Porto Novo, Benin Republic, a late goal conceded has put…

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EVANGELISM THROUGH FOOTBALL: LAGOS AGOG FOR OLUKOYA CUP
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EVANGELISM THROUGH FOOTBALL: LAGOS AGOG FOR OLUKOYA CUP

Youths of Yaba community in Lagos State of Nigeria will be treated to the best of football on Saturday, 12th December as the final of the first edition…

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PINNICK SIGNS OFF 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION IN STYLE, PRESENTS MINI-STADIUM, VOLLEYBALL COURT TO HUSSEY COLLEGE
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PINNICK SIGNS OFF 50TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION IN STYLE, PRESENTS MINI-STADIUM, VOLLEYBALL COURT TO HUSSEY COLLEGE

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick signed off his 50th birthday celebrations in grand style at the weekend with the presentation of a brand new…

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WAFU CUP: U-20 TEAMS RENEW THE ANCIENT NIGERIA/GHANA RIVALRY
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WAFU CUP: U-20 TEAMS RENEW THE ANCIENT NIGERIA/GHANA RIVALRY

Nigeria’s U20 Boys, Flying Eagles will this Wednesday seek a place in the semi finals of the ongoing WAFU B U20 Tournament in Porto Novo, Benin Republic when…

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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 United in the Confederation Cup have been made. Enyimba will face Sudan’s El…

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WAFU U20: COTE D’IVOIRE FORCE FLYING EAGLES TO 1-1 DRAW
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WAFU U20: COTE D’IVOIRE FORCE FLYING EAGLES TO 1-1 DRAW

Defender Christopher Nwaeze was sent off as Cote d’Ivoire forced Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in the 2020 WAFU B U20 Cup of Nations group B game at…

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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 respective CAF inter clubs competition, the two out of the four from Nigeria…

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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 pack of cards blown by the wind. After just the opening round, two…

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