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3rd JAMB football tourney: 3 Institutions Kicked Out After Failing Screening

Three institutions were on Monday in Ilorin screened out of the third edition of the JAMB-sponsored tertiary education institutions football competition for failing to fulfil the participation requirements. Chairman of the competition’s Main Organising Committee...

Gombe United Unveils Ex- Wikki Tourists’ Zubairu As New Technical Adviser

Gombe United Football Club on Monday unveiled Aliyu Zubairu as its new technical adviser, following the expiration of the one-year contract offered to Ladan Bosso. After signing a two-year contract at a ceremony in Gombe,...

Sanwo-Olu, Sports Minister Inspect Stadium Ahead Of U-20 Women World Cup

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Saturday assured that the state was ready to host participants and visitors coming for Under-20 Women World Cup to be hosted by Nigeria in 2020. The governor said...

DStv, GOtv To Show Eagles, Brazil Friendly Live On Sunday

DStv and GOtv subscribers will have front row seats this Sunday when Nigeria’s Super Eagles take on five-time world champions Brazil in an international friendly. The kick-off time for the encounter is 01:00 pm (West...

Etebo Pulls Out Of Super Eagles Squad Against Brazil

Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr will have to prosecute Nigeria’s international friendly clash against Brazil with just 21 players after Stoke City’s midfielder, Ogenekaro Etebo withdrew from the squad due to visa issue. The 23-year-old...

SPORTS FLAKES: HOW ATHLETES MADE NIGERIA 10-10-10 IN CAIRO

Bright Omokaro earned himself the infamous nickname, 10-10 at the Maroc '88 Nations Cup. Nigerian athletes returned as 10-10-10 at the Seventh African Athletics Championships which held in Cairo Egypt in 1990. The Green Eagles...

Fikayo Tomori Speaks On Why He Chose England Ahead Of Nigeria

Twenty one-year-old Fikayo Tomori has been a revelation in the heart of Chelsea’s defence this season, and that has earned him a call-up to England’s national team, but he has now revealed it was...

My Dream Has Always Been To Play For England – Abraham

Tammy Abraham has insisted that his international dream has always been to represent England. The Chelsea striker is in line for his competitive England debut in the Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and...

SWAN Crisis Deepens As 2 Presidents Emerge From Port-Harcourt, Abuja Congresses

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has witnessed the emergence of two presidents from separate elective Congresses on Monday in Abuja and Port-Harcourt respectively. Reports revealed that while the Port Harcourt 2019 Triennial Delegates...

Barca Thrash Sevilla But Have Two Players Sent Off

Lionel Messi scored his first goal of the season as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-0 on Sunday to climb into second place in the La Liga standings behind Real Madrid. The Catalans however ended the game...

Ali Leads U.S. One-Two In 100 Meters Hurdles

Nia Ali, back in the starting blocks after giving birth to her second child, powered to victory in the world championships 100 meters hurdles on Sunday, leading an American one-two finish. Ali, who won silver...

Germany’s Mihambo Sails To Long Jump Gold, Nigeria’s Brume Settle For Bronze

Germany’s Malaika Mihambo capped off a dominating campaign soaring to long jump gold at the world championships on Sunday. Owner of the top three jumps of the season coming into the championships, Mihambo made it...

Juve’s Victory Against Inter Milan Takes Them To the Top

Inter Milan’s perfect run in the Serie A stumbled and crashed as Juve ended their smooth ride to the top. Gonzalo Higuain’s superb late strike earned Juve a 2-1 victory in the San Siro...

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