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Rio 2016 qualifiers: D’Tigress not jittery- Nnaji

Nigeria’s women basketball coach, Scott Nnaji, has said his team is in a favourable group and stand a chance of qualifying for the Rio 2016 Olympics. His reaction follows the draw held by FIBA on Tuesday for the world qualifiers leading to the Olympics. The draw for the qualifying tournament …

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Chan 2016: I Am Proud Of My Players-Oliseh

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has given a vote of confidence to the home based players who recently crashed out of the ongoing 2014 African Nations Championship in Rwanda. According to Oliseh, many of the players performed well and such players would continue with the main national team for the …

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NFF apologises to Nigerians, shifts focus to 2017 AFCON

The Nigeria Football Federation has apologized to the Federal Government and the good people of Nigeria for the Super Eagles’s failure at the 4th African Nations Championship in Rwanda. Leading the Group C table before kick –off of the final matches on Tuesday, the Super Eagles failed to fly in …

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NFF Presents Chukwueze With World Cup Bronze Boot

The Nigeria Football Federation has presented Golden Eaglets’ forward Samuel Chukwueze with his bronze boot from the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015. Football’s world –governing body, FIFA, admitted in November that it made a mistake in naming Eaglets’ skipper Kelechi Nwakali as the winner of the bronze boot, and …

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Eagles Battle Guinea For CHAN 2016 Quarter Final Ticket

The Super Eagles are battle –ready to pick all three points off Guinea’s Syli Nationale on Tuesday in order to make sure of top spot in Group C and guarantee qualification for the quarter finals of the 4th African Nations Championship. The  Eagles  are already in the beautiful border district …

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English Premiership; Chelsea Edges Ten Man Arsenal 1-0 in North London Derby

English Premiership Champions Chelsea, Sunday defeated title favourites Arsenal by one goal to nil in the top of the bill clash at the Emirates stadium In London. The gunners were on the early back foot after German Defender Per Metasacker was red carded after impeding Chelsea’s Spanish forward Diego Costa …

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English Premiership Round Up;Liverpool Wins 9 Goal Thriller,Poor United Lose At Home As Ighalo Scores Goal No 14

Adam Lallana struck in the 95th minute to ensure Liverpool edged a nine-goal thriller by beating Norwich City 5-4 at Carrow Road. Liverpool appeared to be on course to win 4-3 when James Milner put them ahead 15 minutes from time, only for Sebastien Bassong to equalise with a superb …

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CHAN 2016: Super Eagles Held By Carthage Eagles 1-1 …….Chikatara nets 4th goal as Eagles Move Closer to Quarter Final Ticket

The home based Super Eagles Friday at the Kigali Stadium in Rwanda  were forced to a 1-1 draw in their second group C  game at the ongoing  2016 African Nations Championship(CHAN). The Eagles who won their first match against the Mena’s of Niger were pegged back from the first whistle …

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Manchester United Deny Meeting Pep Guardiola as Replacement for Van Gaal

Executives at Manchester United have denied that they met with Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola to discuss the possibility of him replacing current boss Louis van Gaal. According to France Football, the meeting took place last week in Paris, but United’s management insist the story is not true.Guardiola, 45, will …

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Buhari Rewards Eaglets, D Tiger’s others with Cash Largesse …..fulfils promise made to 1985 Golden Eaglets Squad

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday hosted and rewarded Athletes who won laurels for the country last year at the State house Banquet Hall Abuja. Among those rewarded by the President Buhari was the World Scrabble champion, Wellington Jighere, who got 1.5 Million Naira while his coach got 1.2 Million naira with …

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