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Plateau United continue bright start as Akwa Starlets stun Enugu Rangers
Another game, another victory. Plateau United are on a roll in the five-week-old Nigerian Professional Football League and it doesn’t matter the arena.
2020 Olympic qualifier: Nigeria beat 5-0 Sudan
Nigeria U-23 football team on Tuesday, defeated their counterpart from Sudan, 5-0 in the second leg of their 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifier. The match, which was played at the main bowl of the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, saw the Nigerian team dominating the entire 90 minutes regulation time.
Kaduna on fire as Pillars battle Tornadoes for Aiteo Cup’s N25M
It is nothing but the trophy this term. That is the assurance players and officials of Kano Pillars have given their supporters, who watched agonisingly last year as their darling team squandered a 3-0 lead to lose the Aiteo Cup to Enugu Rangers at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
Zenith/Delta Principals’ Cup organisers promise classic final
Organisers of the Delta State Principals’ Cup have expressed readiness for the final match Day of the competition, which comes up on April 1. The final of the event is billed to take place at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba on Monday and the head of the organizing team, Tony Pemu, on Thursday noted that…
Onuachu scores second fastest goal in international football history as Eagles beat Egypt 1-0
ebutant, Paul Onuachu scored the second fastest goal in the history of international football when he blasted the ball past Egypt’s goalkeeper, Mahmoud Gennesh, less than seven seconds after the kick off of the international friendly...
NFF lines up more friendly matches for Falcons, Eagles
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved more friendly games for the senior national teams, the Super Eagles and the Super Falcons ahead of their respectively international competitions this year. While the Super Eagles will participate in the 2019 African Nations Cup scheduled for Egypt from June, the Super Falcons will participate in the FIFA…
Sapele, Obiaruku ready for Zenith Bank/Delta Principals’ Cup final
The finalists of this year’s Delta State Principals’ Cup say they cannot wait to fight for the coveted trophy. Zenith Bank Plc is the sponsors of the youth football competition, which is in its third edition. Obule Integrated School, Sapele and Boys Secondary School, Obiaruku are to compete for honours in the final while Ekpan…
Eagles ready for Pharaohs friendly, Musa, Ighalo dream AFCON glory
Super Eagles’ captain Ahmed Musa and Odion Ighalo have expressed optimism that the team will excel at this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament holding in Egypt from June 21 to July 13.
Injury during pre-match warm-up dents Aina’s Super Eagles call-up chances
Torino and Super Eagles’ defender Ola Aina is now doubtful for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying fixture against Seychelles later this month due to injury. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Aina, who was initially named in Torino’s starting line-up for Sunday’s game against Chievo, was replaced by Cristain Ansaldi.…
Obule Integrated to battle Boys Secondary School for trophy
The final game of the on-going Zenith Bank Delta Principals Cup will feature Obule Integrated School from Sapele against Boys Secondary School at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on March 15. Obule Integrated School defeated Ekpan Secondary School by eight goals to seven penalty shootout when the regular period ended 1-1 at the Agbor Township…
Super Eagles to know opponents on April 12
The Super Eagles, who won the African Cup of Nations in 2013, will know their opponents in this year’s edition of the competition on April 12, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed. April 12 is the date approved by the Confederation of African Football for the draws of the 32nd edition of the competition,…
Again, Brown Ebewele blasts minister over sports festival
Former Sports Commissioner in Edo State, Brown Ebewele, says the federal government would be encouraging corruption in the nation’s sports if it allowed the sports minister, Solomon Dalung, to spend N1.2 billion on the 2018 National Sports Festival, which begins tomorrow in Abuja.