Ikeme injured, Rohr names Okeowo as replacement

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, has been ruled out of Thursday’s friendly against Senegal in London following an injury. The Wolverhampton Wanderers of England goalkeeper was missing in the team’s final training session due to a knock. With Ikeme out injured, the Super Eagles’ gaffer, Gernot R... [More]

UCL: Barcelona fined for pitch invasion

Barcelona have been fined €19,000 after their extraordinary Champions League comeback against Paris Saint-Germain sparked a pitch invasion at Camp Nou. A Neymar-inspired Barca team fought back after losing the first leg 4-0 in Paris to beat PSG 6-1 on home turf. Sergi Roberto’s stoppage-time clinche... [More]

Please come back, new Ivorian coach begs Toure

Ivory Coast boss Marc Wilmots has made trying to persuade Yaya Toure out of international retirement one of his top priorities after taking over as coach of the former African champions this week. “I’ve seen the last two games that he played for Manchester City in a defensive midfield position. He’s... [More]

NWFL: Akeredolu to grace Sunshine Queens, Ibom Angels opener

Ondo state first lady, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu will be the special guest of honour at the official commencement match of the 2016/17 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL). The NWFL star match will involve the home ladies, Sunshine Queens and visitors, Ibom Angels at the Akure Township Stadium. H... [More]

Intl’ friendly : Iheanacho saves Eagles

By George Aluo  Manchester City boy, Kelechi Iheanacho was the one Gernot Rohr has to thank for not suffering what would have been his first defeat since taking over the Eagles. Iheanacho was on target for the Eagles in the 84th minute after the Teranga Lions had taken a 55th minute lead courtesy of... [More]

Black Market Bleeds As CBN’s Policy Crashes Dollar To N390/$

Black marketers this week hit rock bottom as several interventions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the forex market bolstered the value of the naira, which rose to N390 to the dollar yesterday. The Naira, which also appreciated against the Pound Sterling and Euro rate, traded at N510 and N41... [More]

Udom, Dalung vote for grassroots sports at Akwa Ibom festival

The Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State and the Hon Minister of Youth and sports Mr Solomon Dalung believe that the future of our sports lie in grassroots development. Yesterday at the magnificent Godswill Akpabio International Stadium over 20,000 students were present to watch the commencement of... [More]

GOtv Boxing Night 11: Best boxer to win N2m as Ogunsanya increases prize money

Mr. Adewunmi Ogunsanya, Chairman, GOtv Boxing Night, has added N1million to the cash prize for the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 11, holding on Sunday at the Liberty Stadium Ibadan.  This means that the best boxer at the event will go home with N2million in additional to the Mojisola Ogunsanya Mem... [More]

FIFA Beach Soccer W/Cup: Sand Eagles skipper targets q/ finals

By Chidera Akalonu Super Sand Eagles captain, Isiaka Olawale is targeting a quarter-final place at the forthcoming 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup scheduled to hold from  27 April to 7 May 2017 in Bahamas. Bahamas 2017 will be the fourth time that Olawale competes in the beach soccer tournament  ha... [More]

CAF election: Ahmad’s victory good for African football – Adelakun

By George Aluo London based Nigerian soccer buff, Tunde Adelakun believes African football would enjoy a new lease of life with the emergence of Ahmad Ahmad as the new president of Confederation of African Football ( CAF). Adelakun who expressed joy over the way the CAF election went in Addis Ababa,... [More]