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Enyimba International Football Club of Aba were held to a disappointing goalless draw by 10-man Al- Hilal FC of Sudan in Sunday’s CAF Champions League Second Preliminary Round first leg clash in Aba. The Peoples’ Elephant were dominant all through the duration of the match, but lacked the cutting edge on the final third. Enyimba […]

Valencia have appointed Albert Celades as manager following the sacking of Marcelino, the Spanish La Liga club said on Wednesday. The 54-year-old Marcelino, who won the Copa del Rey and secured Champions League football last season, leaves after two campaigns at the helm. The former Villarreal and Sevilla manager had been in charge of los che since 2017 but had been in constant tension with […]

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has invited Bordeaux forward Josh Maja for the international friendly match against Ukraine billed for Dnipro Arena, Kyiv, on September 10. Maja’s French Ligue 1 outfit, Girondis Bordeaux confirmed the striker’s invitation on their official website on Tuesday. This is the first time Maja who is eligible to play […]

Nigeria’s Super Falcons are through to the third round of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games following a slim 1-0 win against Algeria at the Agege Stadium, Lagos on Tuesday. The Nigerian Ladies edged the contest 3-0 on aggregate having won the first leg 2-0 in Bilda last week. Captain of the team, Asisat Oshoala scored […]

Super Eagles’ contingent made up of goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, officials and coaches are expected to depart Nigeria for Kyiv, Ukraine, on Friday, the sixth of September for the international friendly match against ‘The Yellow and Blues’. The majority of the players invited for the international friendlies are overseas-based and are expected to fly to Ukraine […]

Team Nigeria ended day 10 of the 12th All Africa Games with 33 medals; 10 Gold, 11 Silver and 12 Bronze. In the athletics event, Nigeria won two Gold and one Silver medals on the opening day of the athletics event. Grace Anigbata, the African Championship champion in the Triple Jump, continued to dominate the […]

The third edition of the annual South-East/South-South Preseason football tournament scheduled to hold from Tuesday, August 20 until August 28, 2019 at the Neros Stadium, Nanka, Anambra State, has been put on hold, due to issue with the state’s football association. 18 clubs, comprising five Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) sides; Rangers, Heartland, Delta Force, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for an impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw the Nigerian ladies retaining the African title. The Nigerian ladies defeated their counterparts and host nation Senegal 60-55 to win their fourth title. Buhari in a statement issued on […]

Odion Ighalo scored the only goal as Nigeria beat Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations. Ighalo, the tournament’s top scorer with five goals, tapped in after keeper Moez Ben Cherifia deflected the ball off his own defender Yassine Meriah. Ighalo is credited to have score 79% of Nigeria’s goals at […]

Beauty Ogere Siasia, the 76 year-old mother of former Super Eagles striker and Coach, Samson Siasia has been kidnapped again, the second time in four years. Multiple sources including The Nation reported that the woman was taken away by unidentified armed men, on Monday morning at about 2 am. One report said she was taken […]

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