Keshi drops Ogbonnaya, retains Akpeyi, seven other home-based stars
One of the shinning home-based stars in Super Eagles recent series of international friendlies, Nelson Ogbonnaya of Heartland, has been dropped from the list of players expected to join their foreign-based counterparts in the final preparations for Nigeria’s Gabon 2017 African Nations Cup qualifier against Chad on June 13. Ogbonnaya, a central defender, was the…
Amosun reassures Gateway United of government support
Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has reassured the management, players and technical crew of Gateway United Football Club of the state government and his personal support in their quest to gain promotion to the elite Glo Premier League next season. Amosun reiterated his assurance while reacting to Gateway United’s first victory at the ongoing 2014/2015…
Look beyond Brazil loss, Glo tell Flying Eagles
National telecoms operator, Globacom, has enjoined the Flying Eagles to look beyond the result of their first match against Brazil which ended 4-2 in favour of the Brazilians in the on-going 2015 FIFA U-2O World cup in New Zealand. The Flying Eagles levelled up in the ninth minute after Brazil took the lead in the…
Lagos set to hold deaf schools athletics tourney
A TWO-DAY Deaf Schools Athletics Championship for education district six (Badagry) by the Lagos State Deaf Sports Association is billed to begin on Thursday at the Nigerian French Village, Badagry, Lagos.
MTN UNICEF Charity Shield Polo gets sponsors’ N5m
The prestigious MTN UNICEF Charity Shield International Polo Tournament came to a climax over the weekend, as telecommunications and ICT Company, MTN, made a N5 million donation to UNICEF.
Blatter was right to contest for another term, says Laloko
FORMER Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Kashimawo Laloko, says there was nothing wrong in FIFA President, Sepp Blatter, contesting for re-election for another four-year term in office because nothing has been proved against him.
Three confirms date for Basketball 3x3
The inaugural 3x3 tour billed for Nigeria has an approved date now with the FIBA Africa Zone 3 board confirming June 18 to 21, 2015 for the event that promises a lot of fun and entertainment.
Rugby coach tips Nigeria for automatic qualification
Head coach of the national rugby team, Fabian Juries, has commended the Nigeria Ruby Federation (NRFF) for re-appointing him to take charge of the team, assuring that the country will qualify for the 2015 All Africa Games and the Rio 2016 Olympics.