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Iheanacho Spot Kick Saves Nigeria Against Senegal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria extended at The Hive Stadium in London on Thursday night their unbeaten run to six following a 1-1 draw with Senegal. The Nigerian side last lost a match on March 29 2016 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Egypt in Alexandria. The Super Eagles had gone into Thursday’s match handicapped by the absence …

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Europa League Horror Tackle: Alli Gets Three Match Ban

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been banned for three matches by UEFA after his red card for a horror challenge in Tottenham’s Europa League draw with Gent. The England midfielder was dismissed for a lunging tackle on Brecht Dejaegere during the first half of his side’s last-32 clash with the Belgian outfit. With the game level at 1-1 at the …

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FIFA Ranking: Falcons Move Up To 34, Remain Africa’s Number One

Nigeria’s women have moved up one place on the monthly FIFA world rankings to 34, retaining their place as the top-ranked African side. The rankings released on Friday showed Nigeria as having amassed 1613 points to maintain their status as African champions, with Ghana their nearest African side on the rankings at 45th. Cameroon, who lost to Nigeria in the …

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Rohr Happy After Draw With Senegal

Nigeria’s Super Eagles learnt a huge deal from their 1-1 draw with Senegal Thursday with the two African nations entertaining some 2,000 fans at Barnet FC’s ground and Super Eagles’ boss Gernot Rohr was happy enough after the friendly international. He said: “We learnt a lot. You see Senegal is a strong team, they are stronger than us but we …

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International Sculptor Draws Okocha’s Fancy

…Set To Collaborate With Top Nigerian Musicians World renowned sculptor and musician, Bryn Taurai Mteki popularly called Sekurutau, has been in the spotlight recently after he returned to his native country of Zimbabwe. Not only are his works well defined and celebrated globally, he has attracted notable personalities like Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe and arguably one of Africa’s most talented …

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Okumagba Says Ahmad, Amaju Will Breath Fresh Air Into CAF

National Chairman of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club, Chief Vincent Okumagba, says he has been celebrating the recent changes carried out during the Confederation of African Football CAF, elections held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Okumagba, said in a statement that the emergence of Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad as new CAF President and the return of Nigeria to the Executive Committee of …

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Less Than 2,000 Tickets Sold For Eagles, Teranga Lions Clash

Fewer than 2,000 tickets have been sold for Thursday’s friendly between Nigeria and Senegal in London. Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi and Liverpool’s Sadio Mane are among the Premier League stars expected to line up at Barnet stadium The Hive, which has a capacity of more than 6,000 Tickets are on sale for as little as £5 for children and £10 for …

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Ecobank Now Official Sponsor Of Okpekpe Road Race

 Ecobank Nigeria Ltd, an affiliate of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the leading financial services group in sub-Saharan Africa has announced its partnership with Pamodzi Sports Marketing as the official sponsor of 2017 Okpekpe International 10 km Road Race slated for May 13 in Edo State. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the Association of International Marathons and Distance …

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Nigeria Seek 10th Victory Against Senegal

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will be seeking a 10th win over Senegal in 21 clashes at today when both countries clash in an international friendly match at The Hive, home ground of League 2 teams Barnet FC and London Bees. Both nations first clashed at senior level on 27th February 1963, Nigeria winning an Nkrumah Cup game 4-0, but …

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Ajose, Ekundayo Get Oni Of Ife’s Blessing In London

United Kingdom based, undefeated current African boxing champion and Sky sports prize-fighter winner, Larry “The Natural” Ekundayo and Olusegun Ajose, former World Title challenger alongside with their team took time off from training camp to pay a courtesy visit to Ooni of Ife, HRM Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II in London, during His Majesty’s historic royal visit to the …

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