Nigeria All Africa Games Team Leave For Congo

Nigeria’s 573–man contingent to the 11th All-Africa Games which is to hold in Brazzaville, Congo, departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Monday. At the airport to see the contingent off were the Director General, National Sports Commission, Alhassan Yakmut, NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi, and some federation presidents. The contingent consists of sportsmen […]

Taiwo Awoniyi Joins Liverpool

Liverpool have announced the signing of the Nigerian forward Taiwo Awoniyi, who will immediately head out on loan with FSV Frankfurt. The 18-year-old, who joins the club having previously represented Imperial Academy in Nigeria, is to spend the rest of the season on loan with the second division German side. Liverpool are understood to have […]

Buhari Congratulates D’Tigers, Assures Them Full Support For Olympics

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the national men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, on their victory over Angola in yesterday’s final of the FIBA Africa Basketball Championship in Tunisia. President Buhari joins other sports-loving Nigerians in applauding D’Tigers’ exhilarating 74-65 victory over their Angolan opponents which also secured Nigeria’s qualification for the men’s basketball event at next year’s […]

Keshi Should Be Sacked Says NFF Disciplinary Committee Chairman

Nigeria Football Federation Disciplinary Committee Chairman, Christopher Green has said that his committee recommends that former Super Eagles gaffer, Stephen Keshi be sacked because of his arrogance and lack of respect for constituted authorities. The former Technical Committee Chairman in a chat with Sportinglife in Port Harcourt, said: “I personally recommended the sack of Stephen […]

Nigeria Will Beat Tanzania Come September 5- Obafemi Martins

Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins has predicted that Nigeria will emerge victorious in their match against Tanzania at the 2017 AFCON qualifier on September 5. Martins, who has scored 18 goals in 39 games for Nigeria hinted that the Sunday Oliseh led new Eagles will beat Tafia Stars at the National Stadium in Dar […]

Usain Bolt Beats Gatlin To Finish Line, Lands 200m Title

Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to the finish line for a second time at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing Thursday to add 200 meter gold to his 100m title. Bolt, who overcame the doubters with his 100m victory Sunday, crossed the finish line in 19.55 seconds with Gatlin, previously the fastest man in the […]

AFN Defends Okagbare 200m Miss

Quelling rumors that celebrated athlete, Blessing Okagbare deliberately missed out on the 200m Women’s Event which held on Wednesday at the ongoing world championship in Beijing, China, the Athletics Federation of Nigeria has come out in defense of the athlete. According to AFN, Okagbare was missing from the event due to a sustained injury during […]

Hope For Gold Medal Dwindles As Okagbare Misses 200m Race

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare was nowhere to be found at the start of the 200m Women’s Heats today in Beijing, China. After coming seventh place in the 100m event, the Technical Manager for the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Yusuf Alli amongst many others had tipped Okagbare to return strong for the 2000m events same way she […]

Okagbare Eyes IAAF World Champoinship Gold Medal

Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare has her sights set on the gold medal after qualifying for the finals of 100m Women’s event at the ongoing IAAF World championships. The commonwealth champoin qualified after finishing second in her semi-final race behind Jamaican rival, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. Fraser-Pryce won Monday’s semi final race with a time of 10.82secs while Okagbare […]

Joel Obi Ruled Inactive For A Week

Torino midfielder Joel Obi has been ruled out of action for a week, his club has announced. The skillful midfielder, whose career has been plagued by a series of injuries, underwent a medical test on Thursday after persisting symptoms of painful flexor muscle of the left thigh, africanFootball.com reports. According to a statement on Torino’s […]