Nigeria wins Nation’s Cup group, qualify for AFCON 2019

  The 3-1 defeat of soccer “minnows” Seychelles confirms the Super Eagles top most position and of course their superiority in their Nations’ cup qualifying group. It further makes the point that the unexpected 2-0 loss to South-Africa, in the opening match of the Nations’ cup qualifying series, was a fluke or rather an “accident”, […]

Champions Raja Casablanca, Enugu Rangers face elimination in CAF Confed Cup

Rangers International Team: face elimination in CAF Confederation Cup along with defending champions Raja Casablanca CAF Confederation Cup defending champions Raja Casablanca are facing elimination unless they win a tricky match in Congo Brazzaville and get help from fellow Moroccans Renaissance Berkane. Raja have drawn four games and lost one in Group A, leaving them […]

Woman accuses ex-footballer, Kaita of child abandonment, petitions NAPTIP

By Aderogba George A woman, Ms Esther Eniola, has petitioned the Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) over alleged child abandonment by former international footballer,  Sani Kaita. In the petition filed by Eniola’s lawyer, Mr Frank Tietie, Forthright Chamber, Area 11, Garki, Abuja and made available to the […]

Neymar cried for 2 days after latest injury

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar has revealed to Brazilian TV channel Globo that he “spent two days at home crying” after suffering another metatarsal injury. Neymar is recovering from a foot injury sustained in PSG’s Coupe de France clash against Strasbourg last month, with the world’s most expensive footballer facing another seven weeks on the sidelines. […]

Invalid medical certificate: Uzoho,Super Eagles goalkeeper, suspended, fined €1000

The Cyprus Football Association have suspended Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho for one match following a ruling on a complaint about his ineligibility to face Apollon Limassol on February 2. In a 17-page ruling, the FA’s sports adjudicator ruled that the Nigeria international played with an invalid medical certificate and his team, Anorthosis Famagusta […]

U-20 AFCON : Flying Eagles battles Mali in semi finals

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will battle for a ticket in the final of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations when they lock horns with the Junior Eagles of Mali in the tournament’s semi final at the Stade General Seyni Kountche today. The Seven-time champions, won the Group A that had host nation Niger Republic, South Africa […]

Mikel remains Super Eagles Captian until…, says Rohr

The Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, says that the status quo still remained in the national team over the captainship, adding that Mikel Obi still leads the team until he makes a formal request that he wants to leave. The Franco-German tactician made the comment on the sidelines of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) […]

Nigeria’s sports minister ‘cultural outfit’ draws mixed reactions

Nigerians have expressed divergent views as the country’s Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalong appeared half-naked in cultural wear at a carnival in his hometown, Tarok, Plateau state. According to the minister, the carnival, Ntim Otarok Cultural Carnival, is a “demonstration of bravery and show of strength.” It is an annual celebration aimed at […]

Chelsea want £12m for Moses

Crystal Palace are interested in signing Victor Moses from Chelsea with the Blues asking for £12m. Moses played for the Eagles between 2007 and 2010 after coming through their youth ranks and the winger is back on the club’s radar, according to The Sun. The 27-year-old has struggled for game time under Maurizio Sarri this […]

Rekindling the Past Glory in Nigerian Sports – By Maximus Rex Umeh

By Maximus Rex Umeh | NNP | December 8, 2018 – I remember the good old days when I was a much younger lad. A time engaging in sports was a major focal point of the citizenry and the federal government. Such times were days of glory and honour for my country, Nigeria. A season where sports (not […]

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