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The annual basketball clinic organized by droplet basketball in conjunction with the Kwara state basketball association has begun in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The event kicked off yesterday at the outdoor Basketball court of the Kwara state Stadium and will come to an end on Saturday, the third of September 2016.   The executive […]

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on Thursday after winning both last season’s Champions League and Euro 2016 with Portugal.   Ronaldo received the accolade for the second time in his career after finishing ahead of Real team-mate Gareth Bale and Atletico Madrid’sAntoine Griezmann.   The award is […]

Disturbed by the controversies arising from Nigeria’s poor outing in the just concluded Rio Olympics in Brazil, where it won only a bronze medal in men’s football, the Senate has said it will probe the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung and the National Olympics Committee, NOC, over their roles in the event.   This is […]

The Nasarawa United pair of Abdulrahman Bashir and Kabiru Dogo have been shortlisted for the July edition of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) – League Bloggers Awards (LBA).   Bashir will vie for the player’s award for the month of July while Dogo has been nominated for a place among four coaches who will […]

New England manager Sam Allardyce says he is open to speaking to John Terry about a return to the national team but admits there could be ‘political’ issues.   The Chelsea captain retired from international football in September 2012, four days before he was suspended for four matches by the Football Association for misconduct following […]

Wikki Tourists boosted their title hopes following an impressive two-one win against MFM FC in a Nigeria Professional Football League matchday thirty-two fixture at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi on Sunday. At the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, Rivers United’s title bid suffered a setback as they went down to a one-nil defeat against Kano […]

Portugal Under-twenty-one striker Andre Silva has penned a five-year contract extension with Porto, the Portuguese giants announced today. The twenty-year-old broke into the Porto first team last season and his new deal, which includes a sixty-million-euro release clause, will keep him at the club until 2021. He scored a late winner for Porto in Saturday’s […]

Costa Rican winger Joel Campbell has joined Sporting Lisbon on a season-long loan from Arsenal, both clubs announced today. The twenty-four-year-old signed for Arsenal in 2011, but struggled for first-team football and spent spells on loan at Lorient, Real Betis, Olympiakos and Villarreal. Campbell had a run in Arsene Wenger’s side last term, scoring four […]

Fifty-one clubs have so far picked up forms to participate in the maiden Kwara Beach Soccer tournament in September. The tournament’s Coordinator, Rasheed Saraki, made the disclosure in an interview today in Ilorin.   Saraki said that the organizers are still expecting more teams to pick up their forms before it close at the end […]

The Media Officer of Lagos-based Ikorodu United FC, Babatunde Ayoola, has said that the club has appealed the three-point-five million naira sanction by the League Management Company (LMC) against the club.   Ayoola today in Lagos said that the fine and banishment from Onikan Stadium to Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abeokuta is unfair. This punishment […]

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