Adekuoroye wins world wrestling gold in Rome

  By Oluwaseyi Oduneye-Ogunwomoju The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) on Friday said that it was impressed with Odunayo Adekuoroye’s performance at the ongoing Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in Rome. The President of NWF, David Igali, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Rome that he was happy with Adekuoroye’s gold medal […]

Enyimba lose to Paradou, Rangers hold Nouadhibou

By Victor Okoye Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday fell to a lone goal defeat against Algerian side Paradou AC in their CAF Confederation Cup Group D tie at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker, Blida. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abdelkader Ghorab netted the winning goal for the home team in […]

NFF should renew Rohr’s contract – Dosu

Ex Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, loses “daughter,” Enitan, 21

Former Super Eagles player, Kanu Nwankwo Wednesday announced the death of one of the first beneficiaries of his heart foundation turned daughter, Enitan. “Why why why one of Kanu heart foundation gone,” Kanu said on Twitter. “My daughter gone gone gone I can’t believe this R I P Eniton God knows all.” Kanu’s wife Amara […]

Rohr breaks silence on Tammy Abraham’s Super Eagles snubbing

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has said Tammy Abraham would have played second fiddle to Victor Osimhen even if he had chosen to play for Nigeria. It would be recalled that Abraham and club teammate Fikayo Tomori had turned down the request by Rohr to play for the Super Eagles, instead chose to play […]

Ex-Eagles midfielder Isaac Promise slumps, dies at 31

Sodiq Oyeleke Former Golden Eaglets and Flying Eagles’ captain, Isaac Promise, has passed away at the age of 31. US club side Austin Bold FC announced the passing away of the player in a statement by its chairman, Bobby Epstein, on Thursday. The club said the Kaduna-born attacker died late Wednesday after collapsing at his […]

I need N36m to appeal life ban – Siasia

Sodiq Oyeleke Former Super Eagles player, Samson Siasia, needs N36m to appeal the life ban sanction imposed on him by FIFA over alleged match-fixing. Siasia, who made this known on Wednesday, said failure to secure the money would affect his appeal of the life ban. According to him, inability to get the money before October […]

Brazil name squad for Eagles friendly today

‘Tosin Oluwalowo The Brazilian national team will name their squad for the October 13 friendly against the Super Eagles on Friday (today). Brazil had announced on Tuesday that they had reached an agreement for a friendly match against the Eagles and the Senegalese national team. The Brazil federation announced on its website that the squad […]

Ukraine vs Nigeria: Why Ahmed Musa will not play for Super Eagles

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, will be without captain Ahmed Musa, for Tuesday’s international friendly against Ukraine, according to Sporting Life. The Al-Nassr winger has pulled out of the game with injury, that has failed to heal as quickly as expected. Musa joins defenders Kenneth Omeruo, Tyronne Ebuehi, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and […]

Nigerian footballer jailed for beating up 21-year-old woman, Krystal Mission, outside a South London nightclub

A footballer who repeatedly punched a woman in the head before dragging her along the pavement by her hair in front of horrified New Year revellers has been jailed. Andrew Akingbaje, 24, who signed for League One club Accrington Stanley at the age of 21, was branded “dangerous to women” by the judge who locked […]

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