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Obaseki Vows To Return Glory Days To Edo Sports

…Insurance Revival Begins Edo State Executive Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said his electoral promise to make the youths as a focal point of development in the state will be driven through sports. Speaking at the closing ceremony of a two-day workshop tagged ‘Repositioning Sports In Edo State’ in Benin City on Tuesday evening the suave state Chief Executive, said he …

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Desailly Tips Moses, Others To Help Chelsea Win EPL

Former Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly is optimistic the Stamford Bridge side have what it takes to secure silverware this season, listing Nigeria’s Victor Moses as one of the players that can make it happen. Marcel Desailly has warned Chelsea the Premier League title is far from guaranteed as they prepare for a string of stern tests in the coming weeks. …

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Pinnick, Aremu Join Okpekpe Road Race Elite Cast

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Melvin Pinnick and Labour leader, Comrade Isa Aremu have joined the growing list of celebrity runners confirmed for the fifth Okpekpe international 10km road race which holds next month in Okpekpe near Auchi in Etsako East local government of Edo state. Pinnick, who is also an executive committee member of the Confederation of African Football …

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Nolan Hints Ameobi Will Be At Notts County Next Season

Manager Kelvin Nolan, hias hinted that former Super Eagles strike, Shola Ameobi will remain at Notts County in the coming season. Nolan signed his former Newcastle United team-mate for the Magpies at the start of February. And the 35-year-old striker has quickly become a cult hero at Meadow Lane, scoring four goals in 13 games for the club. Ameobi’s current …

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AFN Holds All-Comers Event in Port Harcourt

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has concluded arrangements to host an All-Comers Event on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the High-Performance Center, Port Harcourt. It is the first official event on the 2017 calendar of the AFN. Head of Media and Communication for the AFN, Olukayode Thomas, said in a press statement that the All-Comers event will among other …

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Ndidi Chargers Teammates Against Atletico Madrid

Wilfred Ndidi has issued a rallying cry ahead of his side’s unlikely Champions League quarter-final clash against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday evening. The Nigeria international only joined Leicester in January, for a fee of £15 million from Genk, but he has immediately become a key player for his new club and played in both legs of their win over Sevilla. …

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Esiti Makes Team Of The Week In Belgium Again

Out of Favour Super Eagles midfielder Anderson Esiti has once again earned a spot in the team of the week in Belgium after his strong showing for Gent in their 0-0 draw against Club Brugge in the Champions League Play Offs. Esiti was rated as one of the best player on the pitch for Gent, who also had two other …

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Osimhen Back In Wolfsburg Training

German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg have received a timely boost to end the season on high following the return of Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen , who has been battling injuries and fitness issues since the start of the year. Osimhen underwent minor surgery in February to find a lasting solution to the injury that has delayed his debut for the German …

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Rohr To Leave If Nigeria Fail To Qualify For World Cup

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr says he will honour his contract by quitting his role as coach of the team If Nigeria fails to qualify for the World Cup 2018 in Russia. Rohr took over as coach of the Nigeria team last year on a two year deal, which is tied to ensuring that Nigeria qualifies …

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Okaka Praises Nigerian Forward Success

Nigeria international and Watford FC striker Isaac Success has been urged to continue working hard by his club teammate Stefano Okaka. Success, who joined Watford from Spanish side Granada at the beginning of the current season, has found it difficult to establish himself at the English Premier League (EPL) side thus far. His teammate Okaka believes that the 21-year-old centre …

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