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Dare lauds Delta for leading in sports development nationwide
Delta State Government has been playing a leading role in sports development in the country, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has said.
Nwosu advises Super Eagles to revert to former preparation format
Former Nigeria Captain, Henry Nwosu has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to compel the Super Eagles’ coaches to revert to the former format of preparation for national team assignments
Asaba ready to host Super Eagles, says Okowa
Delta State’s Commissioner for Sports, Tony Okowa has assured Nigerians that the state was 100 per cent ready to host the Super Eagles’ 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier against the Leon Stars of Sierra Leone on March 27 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
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.…