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Onazi blamed for Nations Cup ouster

Onazi blamed for Nations Cup ouster

Lazio midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has been faulted as part of the reason Nigeria failed to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. A Super Eagles player…

Moses saddened by injury woes

Moses saddened by injury woes

Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses, has expressed his sadness over his latest injury setback which will see him miss the rest of 2014. Moses suffered a thigh injury during Stoke…

Oliseh blames Keshi for Nations Cup ouster

Oliseh blames Keshi for Nations Cup ouster

By Peter Edema / Group Sports Editor   Former Super Eagles captain, Sunday Oliseh, has blamed out of contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, for the team’s failure to qualify for…

Super Eagles stays 42nd in FIFA ranking

Super Eagles stays 42nd in FIFA ranking

Super Eagles has remained rooted to the 42nd position in the latest FIFA Rankings released on Thursday. Nigeria which failed to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations played…

NFF mourns Yomi Peters

The Nigeria Football Federation has mourned the passing of former Stationery Stores FC and Green Eagles’ ace Yomi Peters, who died in Lagos on Wednesday at the age of 71.…

Nigerian refs named for Sfax 2014

Africa basketball governing body FIBA Africa has released names of officials for the 20th edition of the Africa Champions Cup for Women billed for Sfax, Tunisia from November 28 through…

Bosso renews contract with Abia Warriors

Former Flying Eagles coach, Issa Ladan Bosso, has extended his contract with Umuahia based Abia Warriors Football Club for another season as the club’s Technical Adviser. Speaking at the signing…

South Sudan joins global athletics family

The newest African nation of South Sudan has been granted provisional membership of the international athletics federations by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council. “The IAAF has received…

2016 Rio Olympics: Okon decries lack of qualified athletics coaches

2016 Rio Olympics: Okon decries lack of qualified athletics coaches

For Nigeria to succeed in track and field at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, there must be measures in place for qualified coaches to handle athletes training programme. This…

NFF should sack Keshi – Bassey

NFF should sack Keshi – Bassey

By Uzor Odigbo  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Technical and Development Committee member, Paul Bassey, has called for the sack of  Coach Stephen Keshi as Super Eagles…

Akanni wants Siasia to seek energetic players for Rio Olympics

Akanni wants Siasia to seek energetic players for Rio Olympics

Ex-international, Waidi Akanni, on Wednesday said Coach Samson Siasia needed to build a new U-23 team with young and energetic players for the Rio Olympics. Akanni told the News Agency…

Doha 2019 WCH: Human right queries IAAF over Qatar choice

Human rights organisations have condemned the decision to award the 2019 World Athletics Championships to Doha and warned that the IAAF has “given its seal of approval to Qatar’s callous…

Moses out till 2016

Moses out till 2016

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses, has been sidelined with an injury that will see him not play football until the New Year. The Stoke City attacker copped an injury while…

Farah returns for cross-country in Edinburgh

Double world and OIympic champion Mo Farah will return to his roots when he opens his 2015 racing schedule at the international Great Edinburgh XCountry, an IAAF Cross Country Permit…

FG dumps Keshi, asks NFF to decide his fate

FG dumps Keshi, asks NFF to decide his fate

By Peter Edema  /  Group Sports Editor   The Federal Government may have dumped embattled out of contract Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, as it has distanced itself from…

NFF crisis: Anyim, Danagogo subverting justice –Igbokwe

NFF crisis: Anyim, Danagogo subverting justice –Igbokwe

•Vows to go to ordinary court •Anyim, Danagogo deny allegations By Tony Ezimakor  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   One of the aspirants in the disputed September 30 Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)…

Elite referees secure entry visas into United Kingdom

Elite referees secure entry visas into United Kingdom

•Why we are enhancing capacity of referees –Pinnick Nigeria’s 11 elite referees listed for a two –week capacity –enhancing programme in England have been granted entry visas into the United…

NPFL clubs face CAF hurdles

NPFL clubs face CAF hurdles

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has set out critiria clubs should meet ahead of next year’s Champions League and Confederation Cup. CAF  in a letter to its affiliate federations…

Man City faces Bayern in a must-win match

Manchester City needs to beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League today if the team is to have any hope of progressing from Group E. The German champions has the…

Lallana targeting Champions League last 16

Adam Lallana insists Liverpool will “fight for its lives” to keep its Champions League hopes alive when the team takes on Ludogorets on Wednesday. Liverpool’s form hit an embarrassing new…

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