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AYC: Garba sure of W’Cup ticket

AYC: Garba sure of W’Cup ticket

By Augustine Akhilomen Correspondent, Lagos Aftermath of the 2015 Africa Youth Championship (AYC) draws which pitied Nigeria against Senegal, Congo and Cote d’Ivoire in Group A, Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba,…

2015 CAF U-17: Golden Eaglets faces Niger, Zambia, Guinea

2015 CAF U-17: Golden Eaglets faces Niger, Zambia, Guinea

By Augustine Akhilomen Correspondent, Lagos Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets has been pitched alongside hosts nation Niger, Guinea and Zambia in group A of the CAF U-17 African Championship next year, slated for…

Chukwu:Nigeria must encourage home grown players

Chukwu:Nigeria must encourage home grown players

Former Nigeria head coach, Christian Chukwu believes over reliance on overseas-based talent has detrimentally affected the country’s football fortunes in recent years. Nigeria’s senior national team, the Super Eagles failed…

Teenagers rule Lagos taekwondo tourney

Nigeria’s latest taekwondo revelations, Abubakar Isah Adamu and Shola Olowookere, repeated their golden feat by bagging gold medals in the just concluded Lagos Opens, held at Rowe Park, Lagos. The…

Pinnick calls for re-structuring

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has submitted that they must start doing things correctly if they are to get the desired results for the country. Pinnick, who…

Governors with undying love for football

Governors with undying love for football

By Uzor Odigbo  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Unknown to many, there are state governors in Nigeria, past and serving, that are so passionate about the game of football that they can…

Okoronkwo dreams Olympic gold

Okoronkwo dreams Olympic gold

After dominating the Nigeria Polytechnic Games, where she won three gold and a bronze medal, Precious Okoronkwo has said her dream is to win an Olympic gold medal in the…

Teams shine at Ambassador’s taekwondo tourney

Teams shine at Ambassador’s taekwondo tourney

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and Jaguar teams dominated the fifth Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Championship. NSCDC, the defending champion in the male category, retained the title it won…

Group empowers Kwara squash players

Thirteen Kwara squash players on Tuesday benefitted from the special intervention programme of Gbenga Power Foundation (GP), aimed at assisting their rapid development in the sport. The programme, which was…

Ojobo exudes love from Aba

Ojobo exudes love from Aba

After a no doubt what can be termed a satisfactory season in the just ended 2013/2014 NPFL Enyimba full back, Markson Ojobo, has revealed he has found a home in…

Wolves to sack 12 players, resume training January

Wolves to sack 12 players, resume training January

The management of Warri Wolves Football Club has taken  a decision to place 12 of its players on transfer after a crucial meeting during the week as the team prepares…

Football transformed my life –Amuneke

Football transformed my life –Amuneke

Former Super Eagles player and current Golden Eaglets Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, in this interview with Correspondent, Augustine Akhilomen, speaks on his experience as a footballer and how football transformed his…

I admire Wenger’s mental maturity, says Urhobo

I admire Wenger’s mental maturity, says Urhobo

Many people used to think that it is only the adolescents that form the fan base of football clubs around the globe. The emergence of former music star and former…

Is newly ‘cool’ sport of cycling the new golf?

Is newly ‘cool’ sport of cycling the new golf?

That cycling is the new golf has become an anecdotal truism. As golf participation has fallen dramatically in Britain in recent years, cycling has boomed, fuelling the perception that where…

I advised Keshi to walk away two months ago-Onigbinde

I advised Keshi to walk away two months ago-Onigbinde

Former Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde, has revealed that he has personally advised out of contract Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, to walk about two months back. Several past Super…

FIFA clears Ukoh to play for Nigeria

FIFA clears Ukoh to play for Nigeria

•Ajayi, Akpom keen for Abu Dhabi action FIFA has cleared former Swiss U-20 international, Steven Archibong Effiong Ukoh, to represent Nigeria. The midfielder, born on 19th June, 1991 to Nigerian…

Uche extends Villarreal contract

Uche extends Villarreal contract

Super Eagles striker, Ikechukwu Uche, has signed a two-year contract extension with Villarreal to keep him at the La Liga side until 2017. Uche’s contract at El Madrigal would have…

Youth golfer, Olaniyi, dreams Woods, Mcllroy

A youth golfer with Rosani Golf and Recreation Centre, Adeyinka Olaniyi, has set his sight on reaching the mark attained by the likes of Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllroy in…

Eagles to play Elephants, Les Aiglons in Abu Dhabi

Eagles to play Elephants, Les Aiglons in Abu Dhabi

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), in honouring its pledge to ensure that Super Eagles is engaged for all the FIFA–free days available next year, has secured two international friendly matches…

Okocha tips Yaya Toure to win CAF award

Okocha tips Yaya Toure to win CAF award

By Augustine Akhilomen  / Correspondent, Lagos   Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has tipped Cote d’ Ivoire captain, Yaya Toure, to win the 2014 African Footballer of the Year award…

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