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Nigerian businesses bear brunt of S’Eagles Nations Cup miss

Nigerian businesses bear brunt of S’Eagles Nations Cup miss

 By Uzor Odigbo Snr Correspondent, Lagos The 30th edition of Africa Cup of Nations being hosted by Equatorial Guinea is exactly one week and one day old today. Although, hostilities…

E’Guinea, Burkina Faso, Gabon in win-or-bust clash

E’Guinea, Burkina Faso, Gabon in win-or-bust clash

There is all to play for in Group A as all four teams still have an equal chance of qualifying for the quarter stage of the Cup of Nations. Host…

Shopping window opens for continent’s talents

Shopping window opens for continent’s talents

Two decades ago, there was minimal interest in the Africa Cup of Nations outside the continent itself. It’s always been a celebration of the best of African football, colourful and…

Africa coaches go into oblivion

Africa coaches go into oblivion

Out of all the teams competing at the African Cup of Nations, just three have African coaches. This is the worst record for the tournament since 1996. The tournament is…

Cote d’ivoire too emotional –Toure

Cote d’ivoire too emotional –Toure

Cote d’ivoire defender, Kolo Toure, has said his side had been guilty in the past of becoming “too emotional” in games at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Elephants drew…

Players’ movement detrimental to NPFL development

Players’ movement detrimental to NPFL development

Some seasons ago, the likes of Endurance Idahor, Kabiru Alausa, Timothy Anjembe, Joseph Akpala, Orok Akarandut, Ahmed Musa, Jude Aneke and Victor Namo were once crowned top scorers of the…

Oshoala delighted joining Liverpool

Oshoala delighted joining Liverpool

By Augustine Akhilomen / Correspondent, Lagos   Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, has joined Liverpool on a five year deal and she’s hoping to play a big part in the UEFA…

CAF releases Nations Cup, W’Cup qualifying formats

CAF releases Nations Cup, W’Cup qualifying formats

The Confederation of African football (CAF) has released the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2018 World Cup qualifying formats. CAF in a statement on Friday said 52 countries,…

I cried when Eagles failed to qualify for Nations Cup – Babatunde Michael

I cried when Eagles failed to qualify for Nations Cup – Babatunde Michael

Super Eagles and Volyn winger, Babatunde Michael, put on a spectacular performance at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil , even though his exploits were cut short on account of…

Nigerian league lacks proper organisation

Nigerian league lacks proper organisation

Former Nigerian league star, Gomo Onduku, has slammed the organization of the Nigerian league blaming it for the mass exodus of the country’s best players abroad, sometimes to obscure leagues.…

It’s farewell to Dolphins, NPFL – Eduok

It’s farewell to Dolphins, NPFL – Eduok

Esperance Sportive de Tunis has completed the signing of striker Emem Eduok from Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Dolphins FC on a long term contract. The striker arrived in…

Pre-Season tourney: Adepoju charges clubs to ‘show class’

Pre-Season tourney: Adepoju charges clubs to ‘show class’

As the Nigeria pre-season league kicks off this weekend among the clubs representing Nigeria in the continental  campaigns Mutiu Adepoju has charged the participating teams to “show class” while it…

Dosu: Alampasu can become a great goalkeeper

Dosu: Alampasu can become a great goalkeeper

By Augustine Akhilomen  / Correspondent, Lagos   Atlanta Olympics gold medalist, Dosu Joseph has tipped Flying Eagles goalkeeper, Dele Alampasu, to be a great goalkeeper in future. Alampasu was an integral…

Warri Wolves arrive Abuja Friday for Super Six

Warri Wolves arrive Abuja Friday for Super Six

Nigeria Premier League outfit, Warri Wolves, has said it will arruve in Abuja on Friday to compete in the 2015 Super Six tournament. The Seasiders billed to represent the country…

NTTF seeks sponsorship for developmental programmes

NTTF seeks sponsorship for developmental programmes

The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) on Thursday appealed to individual and corporate bodies to assist the federation in the sponsorship of developmental programmes. NTTF Technical Director, Anderson Bankole, told…

Egwueke on verge of West Ham deal

Egwueke on verge of West Ham deal

•Levante plans to sign Kalu Uche Super Eagles defender, Azubuike Egwuekwe, is reported to have flown into London and is set to finalise a move to West Ham. Sam Allardyce…

Obuh slams Nigerian League over players exodus

Obuh slams Nigerian League over players exodus

Former Enugu Rangers coach, John Obuh, blames the Nigerian league for players’exodus, on the premise that the league has not helped to encourage players to stay behind. “The domestic league…

Flying Eagles whips NDC Warriors 6-0

Flying Eagles whips NDC Warriors 6-0

The Flying Eagles on Tuesday in Kaduna stepped up its build-up for this weekend’s Super 6 Tournament in Abuja with a confidence-boosting 6-0 win over NDC Warriors. In the friendly…

Referees get UK visas, off to London on Monday

Referees get UK visas, off to London on Monday

The second batch of Nigerian referees to go for capacity enhancing programme in the United Kingdom, since the advent of the Amaju Pinnick –led NFF Board, will depart the country…

LMC boss accuses media of relegating league

LMC boss accuses media of relegating league

Chairman of the League Management Company, Nduka Irabor, has accused the media of making the local football leagues inferior to the English Premier League and other Europian League despite its…

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