Short spell: Ex-Flying Eagles handler, Amuneke dumps Sudanese club after four months Sudanese club Al Khartoum Watani have agreed to pay Emmanuel Amuneke compensation fee after both parties severed their ties on Tuesday. Amuneke who confirmed his exit from the club, said he was owed two months salaries while in charge of the club he only joined in January. “I wasn’t sacked. The...... read more
Poland friendly: Mikel, Etebo, Ajayi ruled out as Eagles begin training *Ezenwa, Akpeyi expected on Wednesday The Super Eagles’ Radisson Blu Hotel camp in Wroclaw has become a beehive of activities following the arrival of 22 players and the beginning of training sessions on Tuesday. Technical and backroom staff, alongside six players opened the camp on Monday, but the facility exploded into life with the arrival of goalkeeper Francis...... read more
Excitement galore as FCTA hosts NYG Athletes, Officials It will be moment of gritz, glamour and comprehensive excitement tomorrow when the current Administration of Federal Capital Territory (FCTA) host Athletes and officials that represented the Nation’s capital at the 2017 National Youth Games held in Ilorin. The programme scheduled for prestigious International Conference Centre would staged later in the...... read more
Bolt returns to Commonwealth games as Blake eyes 100m gold Jamaican sprint legend, Usain Bolt, has been announced will attend next month’s Commonwealth Games holding at Australia’s Gold Coast. He is billed to watch the 100-metres final, former Jamaican world champion Yohan Blake has revealed. Bolt, 31, who retired from athletics after August’s World Championships in London, has been busy preparing...... read more
NTF carries out 12 events in six months, sets sight on African Games, 2020 Olympics In six months, the incumbent board of Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) has carried out a whooping 12 events since its inauguration seven months ago. Making this known after its third execution board meeting presided over by the President Margaret Binga in Abuja, Secretary General of the federation, Kabir Yusuf revealed that...... read more
Del-Potro ends Federer's unbeaten run, win Paribas Open title Juan Martin del Potro ended world number one Roger Federer's 17-match unbeaten run to claim the BNP Paribas Open title at Indian Wells. The eighth-ranked Argentine beat the Swiss 6-4 6-7 (8-10) 7-6 (7-2) in a thrilling encounter. Federer had been searching for a record sixth title in California, but it...... read more
CAF Confederation Cup: Akwa Utd overpower Libya Club, advance Goalkeeper Ojo Olorunleke was the hero for Akwa United on Sunday, saving three penalties as the Promise Keepers beat Al Ittihad of Libya advanced to the play-offs of the CAF Confederation Cup. Akwa United defeated the Libyans 3-2 on penalties after aggregate scores were tied at 1-1. The first leg ended...... read more
BREAKING: Like MFM, another NPFL Club Plateau Utd crash out of CAF Champions league Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Plateau United have crashed out of the CAF Champions League (CAFCL) despite beating Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia 1-0 in their first round 2nd leg clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Sunday. Plateau United had lost the 1st leg 4-2 and needed at least...... read more
Algeria club whitewash MFM in CAFCL as NPFL team go down to CAF Confederation play-offs MFM FC missed out on a place in the group stages of the CAF Champions League after they were thrashed 6-0 by Algeria’s MC Alger in their first round, second leg tie at the July 5 Stadium on Saturday. The North Africans turned the fixture around after going down to a...... read more
BREAKING: Federer dumps out Coric, race into final as Venus, Halep chicken out in Indian Wells semis Roger Federer has defeated Borna Coric 7-5, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the Indian Wells Final. In the Women game, Naomi Osaka and Daria Kasatkina will contest Sunday's BNP Paribas Open final at Indian Wells after shock semi-final victories over Simona Halep and Venus Williams respectively. Unseeded Osaka, ranked 44 in the...... read more
Liverpool flog Watford as Salah hits first premier league hatrick, Palace journey out of relegation zone Mohamed Salah's stunning debut season with Liverpool hit a new high as the Egypt winger's four-goal spree set a club record in a 5-0 demolition of Watford, while Crystal Palace boosted their bid for Premier League survival with a 2-0 victory at Huddersfield on Saturday. After a 2-1 defeat at arch...... read more
Liverpool lock horns with City as Real get Juve Champions league date *It's Arsenal vs Cska in Europa last eight contest Manchester City will face Liverpool in a mouthwatering all-English Champions League quarterfinal while Juventus have a chance to gain revenge on holders Real Madrid in a repeat of last year's final. Surprise qualifiers Sevilla take on five-time European champions Bayern Munich while Lionel Messi's Barcelona were paired with AS Roma in...... read more
Europa: Arsenal escape Milan revenge, surge into last eight, Atletico, Ahmed Musa's Cska through Arsenal have booked their place in the last eight of the UEFA Europa League (UEL) after they defeated former European champions AC Milan 5-1 on aggregate in their round of 16 tie. The Gunners were in the driving seat ahead of the 2nd leg having won the away leg 2-0 but...... read more
FIBA nails NBBF impasse, orders fresh board elections *Tijani accepts decision, Kida resists FIBA's directive International Basketball’s governing body, FIBA, has ordered fresh elections into the board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). The decision to conduct fresh elections was reached after the FIBA Executive Committee meeting held on Saturday, March 10 at the House of Basketball and was communicated to the two warring factions earlier...... read more
Latest FIFA ranking: Super Eagles stay on 52nd spot, globally, 7th in Africa The Super Eagles are non-movers in the latest FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday on FIFA’sofficial website as the Nigerian side remain 52nd in the world. Also, the Eagles maintain their position in Africa as they are still number seven on the continent. Poland, who will face the Eagles in an...... read more
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