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AWC: Falcons set to roast S’Africa in semis

AWC: Falcons set to roast S’Africa in semis

•Amaju charges Falcons By Augustine Akhilomen Correspondent, Lagos   Super Falcons will play Bayana Bayana of South Africa in today’s African Women’s Championship (AWC) semi-final tie with the aim of…

Amodu  resumes, hints of Ike Uche recall

Amodu  resumes, hints of Ike Uche recall

•Handed 66 players pool to chose from By Tony Ezimakor Snr. Correspondent Abuja   Super Eagles Interim Coach, Shaibu Amodu, on Tuesday formerly took charge of the team, and expressed…

NFF hosts Corporate Nigeria to grand ball in Lagos

NFF hosts Corporate Nigeria to grand ball in Lagos

The new Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation takes it bonding with partners and potential partners to a new height on Friday when it hosts the crème-de-la-crème of Corporate Nigeria…

Quadri inspires Toledos to club victory

Quadri inspires Toledos to club victory

Already in the mood for the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Cup scheduled for next week in Germany, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri at the weekend in Istanbul, Turkey inspired his…

S’Eagles job tough – Amodu

S’Eagles job tough – Amodu

By Uzor Odigbo  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Head of the newly appointed consortium of coaches for the Super Eagles, Shaibu Amodu describes the task of winning the two remaining Africa…

NSCDC rules NTTF national league

NSCDC rules NTTF national league

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) emerged as the overall champions in the men and women events of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) national league held at…

Beating S’Africa is key to reclaiming AWC title – Onome

Beating S’Africa is key to reclaiming AWC title – Onome

Super Falcons central defender, Onome Ebi, has described the semi-final match against South Africa on Wednesday as key to the Falcons reclaiming the trophy it lost in 2012 to Equatorial…

CAF warns NFF against big foreign coaches

CAF warns NFF against big foreign coaches

The Confederation of African Football has warned the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) against the hiring of big name foreign coach for the Super Eagles. The Director of CAF African Football…

Wilshere excited by Walcott return

Jack Wilshere is looking forward to welcoming Theo Walcott back from injury, believing he will provide an added dimension to Arsenal’s attacking play. Walcott came through 45 minutes for the…

Venus, Serena land Russian official in trouble

The WTA said it has fined Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev $25,000 over a comment questioning the gender of Serena and Venus Williams. In a statement released at the…

Tottenham nowhere near top-four finish –Redknapp

Tottenham Hotspur couldn’t be further from a top-four finish, according to Jamie Redknapp. Mauricio Pochettino’s side was handed a humbling 4-1 thrashing by Manchester City at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.…

Ronaldo, Bale could rival Bolt in 100m final –Rodgers

LIVERPOOL manager Brendan Rodgers reckons Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale could compete in an Olympic 100m final. The Kop boss has been quick to laud the talents of Real duo…

Apologises for slur on Williams sisters

The head of the Russian Tennis Federation has issued an open letter of apology for his outrageous slur on the Williams sisters. Shamil Tarpischev referred to the sisters as the…

Arsenal faces goalkeeper crisis for Champions League tie

Arsenal is without first-choice goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny and back-up David Ospina for the Champions League game against Anderlecht, the Daily Mail reports, and will have to turn to third-choice Emiliano…

Why I accepted Eagles’ job –Amodu

Why I accepted Eagles’ job –Amodu

By Uzor Odigbo Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Head of Super Eagles consortium of coaches, Shaibu Amodu, has given reason why he accepted the Eagles job, even though he accepted it reluctantly.…

Kpakor unhappy over Keshi’s sack

Kpakor unhappy over Keshi’s sack

Former Super Eagles star, Moses Kpakor, says the decision to do away with Stephen Keshi by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was a hasty one and might be counter productive.…

NFF set sights on Gullit

NFF set sights on Gullit

There are indications that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has initiated moves to sound out former Dutch coach, Ruud Gullit as the country’s new coach. The NFF has made it…

Lagos to host 2014 Glo-CAF Awards

The Confederation of African football (CAF) has announced lagos as the host of the 2014 Glo-CAF Awards slated for Thursday, 8 January 2015. The Awards Gala will see players and…

Keshi denies being sacked

Former Super Eagles head Coach, Stephen Keshi, has spoken out against reports that he was fired from his post as the national team mentor. Shuaibu Amodu has since taken over…

India, Egypt, others for Chess Classics

Grandmaster and International Master from India and Egypt will lead other foreign players to the second Lagos International Chess Classics starting Tuesday October 21 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of…

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