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Henry Nwosu: I just wanted to be like Pele

Henry Nwosu: I just wanted to be like Pele

Henry Nwosu made his mark as one of Super Eagles’ most creative midfielders in the 1980s. In this interview, with CORRESPONDENT, Augustine Akhilomen. He recounts the joy of scoring at…

Dolphins’ show of shame: Questions for club ownership, management

Dolphins’ show of shame: Questions for club ownership, management

The show of shame displayed by one of the Nigerian’s representatives at the on-going CAF Confederations Cup, Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt, has once again raised the questions of the…

My loyalty to Arsenal, a peer group thing, says Iwuala

My loyalty to Arsenal, a peer group thing, says Iwuala

with Uzor Odigbo Harry Iwuala comes across as one of the very few fans that have club loyalty running in their veins. He is a die-hard Arsenal fan, but carries…

Zambia side snatches Akwa star

Zambia side snatches Akwa star

Six-time Zambian champions, ZANACO, has snatched former Akwa United striker, Utibe Archibong, to boost its strike force in the Zambian League having successfully completed all due process. Archibong was initially…

Dolphins fighting psychological problem–Eguma

Dolphins fighting psychological problem–Eguma

Coach of troubled Dolphins FC, Stanley Eguma, has said the players still lack the right psychological frame to compete after the rescheduled Week 2 fixture played over two days at…

Odiche dreams Heartland reformation

Odiche dreams Heartland reformation

In what could be a superlative season at Heartland returnee, Ebere Odiche, has promised to maintain his rejuvenated form to improve the Owerri outfit as his stay lasts in the…

S’Eagles needs a foreign coach – Akpoborie

S’Eagles needs a foreign coach – Akpoborie

By Augustine Akhilomen /Correspondent, Lagos   Former Super Eagles striker, Jonathan Akpoborie, believes to solution to Super Eagles under performance of late was hiring a foreign coach to manage the…

FA Cup Shocker: Idah United dumps FC Lokoja

FA Cup Shocker: Idah United dumps FC Lokoja

2011 winners and Nigeria Nation-Wide League side, FC Lokoja, has been dumped out of the 2015 National FA Cup finals for the first time in four years after a 4-2…

Injury rules Enyeama out of Bafana Bafana friendly

Injury rules Enyeama out of Bafana Bafana friendly

Super Easgles captain, Vincent Enyeama, has pulled out of the international friendly match against South Africa billed for Nelspruit on Sunday, due to a back injury. The player aggravated a…

Omorhirhi wins Ikeja Captain’s Day tourney

Omorhirhi wins Ikeja Captain’s Day tourney

Austin Omorhirhi over the weekend won the 2015 edition of the Ikeja Golf Club Captain’s Day competition with a net score of 66. The competition organised to mark the end…

I need to work on my game –Agbeyegbe

I need to work on my game –Agbeyegbe

One of Nigeria’s professional golfers, Sam Agbeyebge, has revealed the need to work on his game to regain full fitness after months of leave. Sam a member of Ibori Golf…

Sredojevi?: S’Eagles is a stereotype side

Uganda coach, Milutin Sredojevi?, has revealed that the Super Eagles is predictable having watched some of its clips. The Cranes defeated star-studded Super Eagles 1-0 at the Akwa Ibom Stadium…

I’ll be fit for QPR clash –Ideye

I’ll be fit for QPR clash –Ideye

By Augustine Akhilomen / Correspondent, Lagos   Despite missing Super Eagles international friendly against Uganda due to injury, Brown Ideye, is hoping to be fit for the crucial Premier League clash…

Ordega delighted joining Washington Spirit

Ordega delighted joining Washington Spirit

By Augustine Akhilomen / Correspondent, Lagos   Super Falcons striker, Francisca Ordega,, has expressed delight after signing a new contract with Washington Spirit, a club in the United States of America…

Jonathan donates sports equipment to primary schools

Jonathan donates sports equipment to primary schools

By Tony Ezimakor / Snr Correspondent Abuja   Arrangement is in top gear for President Goodluck Jonathan to present sports equipment to first batch of twenty beneficiary Primary schools in Abuja…

Osaze’s youth club, Benin All Stars, condoles Bazuaye’s family

Osaze’s youth club, Benin All Stars, condoles Bazuaye’s family

By Ojieva Ehiosun / Special Correspondent, Lagos   Osaze Odemwingie’s youth club, Crescent Academy Football club of Benin, and the Benin All Stars on Wednesday paid a condolence visit to the…

Cranes shocks S’Eagles in Uyo 1-0

Cranes shocks S’Eagles in Uyo 1-0

Cranes of Uganda on Wednesday beat Super Eagles 1-0 in Uyo in an international friendly. Farouq Miya scored the only goal of the match with nine minutes left to play.…

NFF renews Keshi’s contract

NFF renews Keshi’s contract

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the reappointment of Stephen Keshi as Nigeria coach, according to president Amaju Pinnick. “The executive committee of the NFF met today (Wednesday) and…

AYC: I’ve no regrets not finishing as top scorer – Awoniyi

AYC: I’ve no regrets not finishing as top scorer – Awoniyi

Flying Eagles striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, has said he doesn’t feel disappointed not finishing as top scorer at the just ended African Youth Championship in Senegal. The 18-year old finished with…

IAAF Diamond League: Bolt returns to New York

IAAF Diamond League: Bolt returns to New York

Usain Bolt will compete at the Adidas Grand Prix in New York City for the first time since 2008 when he returns to the IAAF Diamond League meeting on 13…

Ozil dreams of winning Ballon d’Or

Ozil dreams of winning Ballon d’Or

Mesut Ozil is ‘convinced’ he can win the Ballon d’Or despite mixed fortunes in his first two seasons at Arsenal. The German international claims that he “feels physically better than…

Rio Olympics: 12 Team Nigeria athletes receive Olympic Scholarships

Team Nigeria’s quest for medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil received a boost on Tuesday when Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), received the approval of the IOC for 12…

Garba: F’Eagles still a work in progress

Garba: F’Eagles still a work in progress

By Augustine Akhilomen / Correspondent, Lagos   Despite winning the 19th Africa Youth Championship on Sunday, Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba, has revealed that the team still has more to do…

Egbunam calls on Keshi to sign new deal

Egbunam calls on Keshi to sign new deal

By Ojieva Ehiosun,  Special Correspondent, Lagos   As the battle between the out of contract Super Eagles Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) gets messier, former…

Eagles to restore confidence with win over Cranes

Eagles to restore confidence with win over  Cranes

By Augustine Akhilomen/ Correspondent, Lagos   Super Eagles will have an opportunity of restoring confidence of Nigerians in the team with the friendly match against Cranes of Uganda in Uyo today.…

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