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Enyimba owes players over N200m

Enyimba owes players over N200m

The financial troubles of Enyimba International FC of Aba may know no bound for now given its huge indebtedness to players totaling over two N200 million. This startling information was…

Back to the stands: Sunshine, Heartland experience

Back to the stands: Sunshine, Heartland experience

The need to get the fans back to the stand has been a worrisome issue to Nigerian football administrators in recent times but the trend for now seems to be…

Keshi’s return, any hope for S’Eagles?

Keshi’s return, any hope for S’Eagles?

By Augustine Akhilomen, Lagos There is the saying that, “You don’t learn how to use the left hand at old age,” or “A leopard cannot change its spots.”  These proverbs…

Playing Barca’ll be special– Guardiola

Playing Barca’ll be special– Guardiola

Bayern Munich coach, Pep Guardiola, has described his UEFA Champions League semi-final tie against Barcelona as a special one. Guardiola, who will make an emotional return to former club Barcelona…

Wenger not my rival –Mourinho

Wenger not my rival –Mourinho

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has played down his rivalry with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger before Sunday’s top-of-the-table derby at Emirates Stadium. The pair clashed last year at Stamford Bridge but…

Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets sell out in 60 seconds

Mayweather-Pacquiao tickets sell out in 60 seconds

The Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao bout billed for May 2 at the MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, has set another record as the fastest selling bout in history, as…

Nigerians must support Keshi- Geremi

Nigerians must support Keshi- Geremi

Former Cameroon midfielder, Geremi Njitap has charged Nigerians to give the re-appointed Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi their total support in order that he might succeed. Keshi was given a…

Arsenal can beat Chelsea –Wenger

Arsenal can beat Chelsea –Wenger

Arsene Wenger insists his woeful record against Jose Mourinho will have no bearing on Arsenal’s top-of-the-table clash with Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Wenger has failed to win…

Ngerem heads Okpekpe Race LOC

Ngerem heads Okpekpe Race LOC

•As Ali reveals world class cast for race Former President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Dan Ngerem, has been appointed the Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Okpekpe…

I’m the best coach for Liverpool –Rodgers

I’m the best coach for Liverpool –Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers insists he remains the best man to bring the glory days back to Liverpool. The Liverpool manager acknowledged the disappointment after last weekend’s ugly FA Cup semi-final defeat,…

Lagos Athletics Relays begin

Lagos Athletics Relays begin

The maiden Lagos Athletics Relays Championships holding at theTeslim Balogun Stadium begin today with over N8m at stake at the two-day event. Over 50 schools in Lagos as well as…

Sagna doesn´t regret City switch

Sagna doesn´t regret City switch

Manchester City full-back Bacary Sagna would do everything exactly the same and make the switch to Etihad Stadium, despite struggling for regular game time since leaving Arsenal. Sagna joined City…

Oscar wary of Arsenal threat

Oscar wary of Arsenal threat

Oscar has warned his Chelsea teammates that the team will have to be at its best if the team wants to beat Arsenal at The Emirates on Sunday. The Blues…

I can replace Lloris at Tottenham –Vorm

I can replace Lloris at Tottenham –Vorm

Tottenham goalkeeper, Michel Vorm is confident of replacing Hugo Lloris if he leaves the club. The France international has been one of the most consistent goalkeepers in the Premier League…

Keshi’s contract has target – Anyansi

Keshi’s contract has target – Anyansi

By Tony Ezimakor –   Snr Correspondent Abuja   Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical Committee, Felix Anyansi-Agwu, has revealed target set for Coach Stephen Keshi in the two…

Pillars, Heartland lose first league games

Pillars, Heartland lose first league games

•As Shooting wins first game •Wikki tops league By Steve Oma-Ofozor, Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) defending champions, Kano Pillars, on Wednesday received its first league defeat…

Elegbeleye moved out of Sports Ministry

Elegbeleye moved out of Sports Ministry

By Tony Ezimakor/ Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   The cold war between the Sports Minister, Tammy Danagogo, and his erstwhile Director General, Gbenga Elegbeleye, ended on Wednesday as the DG was transferred…

Ihezuo, Ayila target Canada WC Cup

Ihezuo, Ayila target Canada WC Cup

Super Falcons’ duo of Chiwendu Ihezuo and Loveth Ayila are looking forward to returning to Canada and playing in the final of the senior women’s World Cup. Both players, who…

Keshi assures on Flying Eagles players

Keshi assures on Flying Eagles players

•Tells bench warmers to forget team By Tony Ezimakor, Abuja and Augustine Akhilomen, Lagos   Coach Stephen Keshi has assured high flying members of the Flying Eagles of senior national…

AFN All-comers Meet: Egwero, Ezeala light up Lagos

AFN All-comers Meet: Egwero, Ezeala light up Lagos

The Sports Complex of the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos came alive on Wednesday as Ogho-Oghene Egwero and Nkem Ezeala thrilled spectators with their outstanding performances. Over 400 athletes…

Balogun, Ogu celebrate Keshi’s re-appointment

Balogun, Ogu celebrate Keshi’s re-appointment

The Super Eagles duo of John Ogu and Leon Balogun has expressed their joy in the re-appointment of Stephen Keshi as the coach of the team. Keshi was on Tuesday…

Ecobank named Okpekpe Road Race official banker

Ecobank named Okpekpe Road Race official banker

The Ecobank Rapid Transfer Service has been named the official money transfer service for the 3rd Okpekpe 10km road race scheduled for May 16th in Okpekpe town, in Edo State.…

Olympic champions lead host team to Bahamas

Olympic champions lead host team to Bahamas

The four men who struck gold in the 4x400m for The Bahamas at the 2012 Olympics will represent the host nation at the IAAF/BTC World Relays, Bahamas 2015 on 2-3…

Sunshine strippers apologise, LMC urges clubs to educate players

Sunshine strippers apologise, LMC urges clubs to educate players

The League Management Company (LMC) says is in receipt of letters of apology written by the two Sunshine Stars players who were earlier in the week sanctioned for their behaviour…

NNL to stop debtor clubs from league

NNL to stop debtor clubs from league

The management of the Nigerian National League (NNL) has warned that clubs that are yet to complete their registration formalities less than few days to the May 2, 2015 kick-off…

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