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Irvine: Ideye needs time to settle

Irvine: Ideye needs time to settle

By Augustine Akhilomen/Correspondent, Lagos   Super Eagles striker Brown Ideye may not be having it smooth in the Premier League with West Brom, however, coach Alan Irvine has urged fans…

Keshi can’t manage Eagles, says Babayaro

Keshi can’t manage Eagles, says Babayaro

By Uzor Odigbo  / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Former national team goalkeeper, Emmanuel Babayaro has declared that no Nigerian coach is good enough to handle the Super Eagles. Babayaro added that…

Ebola: FG may retaliate Gabon’s shabby treatment on Eaglets

Ebola: FG may retaliate Gabon’s shabby treatment on Eaglets

By Tony Ezimakor  / Snr Correspondent Abuja   Federal government may go tough against Gabon over the shabby treatment meted on world champions, Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets, by Gabonese authorities. Nigeria Football…

I almost missed US Open, says record maker Nishikori

Kei Nishikori nearly missed the US Open after struggling to recover from surgery to remove a cyst from a toe, the history-making finalist revealed on Saturday. The 24-year-old Japanese became…

Babangida anchores Eagles problems on NFF crisis

•Advocates new role for Mikel Former Super Eagles winger Tijani Babangida has revealed that the NFF crises may not have contributed to the Eagles’ poor start to the qualifiers, but…

Ikoyi Club Tennis: Enosoregbe, Adegoke emerge winners

Nigeria’s number one player, Clifford Enosoregbe, showed his superiority in the country’s tennis as he defeated Abdulmumuni Babalola, 6-1, 5-7, 10-8, to win the inaugural Ikoyi Club Tennis Challenge. The…

ITTF confirms Nigeria, others for World Cup

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has confirmed Nigeria as one of the countries expected to participate in this year’s World Cup. Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri will fly Africa’s flag in…

Warnock: Moses’ll be a success at Stoke City

By Augustine Akhilomen /  Correspondent, Lagos   Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has been tipped to excel in the Premier League with his Stoke City this season despite having a…

Siasia wants player in Eagles

Ex-Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has joined the clamour for Nigeria to cap Manchester City starlet Kelechi Iheanacho because he is good enough to play for the Eagles. Iheanacho has already…

Eagles Shirt: Garba, Ugbade disagrees on Iheanacho

By Uzor Odigbo / Snr. Correspondent, Lagos   Flying Eagles coaches, Manu Garba and Nduka Ugbade are varied in their opinions on the suitability of Man City prodigy, Kelechi  Iheanacho in…

Amuneke accepts Eaglets loss

The coach of the Nigeria U17 team, Emmanuel Amuneke has once again heaped praises on his wards despite its 2-1 loss to Gabon in an Africa U17 Championship qualifier in…

Enyeama goes top in France

Enyeama goes top in France

Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has temporarily helped his French team, Lille to the top spot in the standings in the Ligue1. Lille with 11 points from five games are…

Elderson trains apart with Monaco

By Augustine Akhilomen Correspondent, Lagos Super Eagles defender Elderson Echiejile missed Monaco’s 2-1 lose against Lyon due to the injury he suffered while playing for Nigeria in its 2015 Africa Cup…

Oscar Pistorius: Diamond League promoter rules out future invite

Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to be welcome at future Diamond League events, a promoter of the series says. Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide after a judge ruled he…

Martins creaves Eagles recall

Super Eagles and Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins hopes his form in Major League Soccer (MLS) will earn him a Nigeria recall. Martins again struck in Sounders’s 3-2 home victory…

Manchester United 4-0 QPR: Di Maria inspires first win for Van Gaal

Angel Di Maria shone on his Old Trafford debut as Manchester United secured their first win of the season against a disappointing QPR. Di Maria opened the scoring midway through…

Super Eagles’ job: Dismal outing taints Keshi’s second coming

Super Eagles’ job: Dismal outing taints Keshi’s second coming

 By Steve Oma-Ofozor  Senior Correspondent, Lagos Nigeria’s dismal performance in the last two matches of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Congo and South Africa have put a…

NSSF bemoans Danagogo’s position on school sports

President of Nigeria School Sports Federation (NSSF), Ibrahim Muhammad, has bemoaned the failure of the Minister of Sports/Chairman, National Sports Commission (NSC), Tammy Danagogo, to make any concrete pronouncement on…

Edo Sports Council board decries decline in sports

By Isaac Olamikan, Benin A board member of the Edo State Sports Council, Chief Eddy Ogbomo, has called for pragmatic action by all stakeholders to ensure the state regains its…

Injury worries for Abia Warriors ahead Giwa FC tie

Abia Warriors captain and centre-back Chima Uluocha will not be available against fellow Glo Premier League newcomers, Giwa FC. The Warriors will host the Tin City side in a week…

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