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 Neymar appeared to be in tears on the bench at the end of Brazil’s opening World Cup win over Serbia after being substituted with a sprained ankle. Brazil’s team doctor confirmed the forward suffered the injury and that it will be reassessed on Friday. The 30-year-old was replaced in the 80th minute of Thursday’s 2-0 […]

Manchester United are reportedly interested in signing Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen in the winter as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo whose contract was terminated mutually. According to Information Gathered, senior figures at Old Trafford have met on Tuesday and Osimhen is believed to be top of their priority. The Super Eagles striker is also reportedly […]

Chairman, Interim Management Committee (IMC), Gbenga Elegbeleye has assured that the 2022/23 Nigeria Professional League season will kick-off next month. The IMC and representatives of the 20 clubs met in Abuja on Monday to deliberate on the kick-off date and modalities for the smooth running of the league. Elegbeleye stated that the agreed date will […]

Ahead of the clash against the Dutch National Team, former Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr believes the Terangha Lions of Senegal will still do well at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar without their talismanic forward, Sadio Mane. Recall that Bayern Munich Striker, Sadio Mane has been ruled out of the competition as a […]

Super Eagles forward, Josh Maja has scooped Ligue 2 Player of the Month award for October. Maja was recognized for his exemplary performances for Bordeaux within the month. The former Stoke City player beat two other players Gautier Lloris from Le Havre and Julien Maggiotti from Stade Lavallois to the individual prize. The 23-year-old has […]

Qatar 2022 World Cup hopefuls Portugal turned on the style against the Super Eagles on Thursday in an international friendly, scoring a 4-0 victory against the three-time African champions. A brace from Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes was followed by late goals from Goncalo Ramos and Joao Mario. The Super Eagles should have reduced the deficit […]

  To avoid tragedy at the 21st National Sports Festival, tagged Delta 2022, the Sports and Youth Development Ministry has ordered that all Technical Officials coming to the event must be certified fit to officiate by a medical doctor from a government recognised hospital. A memo to this effect which was issued and signed on behalf […]

 Amnesty International Nigeria has concluded arrangements for seven secondary schools in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, to compete in two leading sports, football and basketball for human rights. According to the organizers, the tournament which will run for three days, beginning from today at Government secondary school Tudun-Wada, Zone 4 Abuja is part of activities lined up […]

Former President of the Nigeria Football Federation, under whose regime the former England coach, Sven Goran Eriksson was interviewed for the Super Eagles job has denied knowledge of allegation made by the coach against officials of the NFF who interviewed him. Alhaji Sani Lulu-Abdullahi, who is still bitter over the manner Nigerians ‘chased’ him out […]

Rivers Hoopers of Port-Harcourt are confident of clinching the sole ticket to represent Nigeria in the upcoming 2023 Basketball Africa League (BAL). Speaking to Daily Trust yesterday, Rivers Hoopers’ point guard, Johnson Anaije, said he sees his side clinching the Basketball African league ticket. Meanwhile, the race to grab the sole ticket to represent Nigeria […]

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