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Edo Students Insists On Amodu, Keshi Sports Festival

Posters are out and the University of Benin is agog as the National Association of Edo State State Students, NAESS, have insisted that two of the greatest coaches Nigeria has ever produced, Shuaibu Amodu and Stephen Okechuwku Keshi must t be honoured next month in the City of Benin Already June 7 and 11 have been picked by the students …

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Depleted Super Eagles attack to face Corsica on Friday

Ahead of Friday’s international friendly match between Nigeria and Corsica in Ajaccio, the Super Eagles will struggle to field a formidable forward line following the spate of recent withdrawals. Austria Wien striker Kayode Olarenwaju pulled out of the friendly game last week due to club engagement with his Austria Bundesliga team. At the weekend, his replacement Henry Onyekuru withdrew as …

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Ayenugba happy to stay in top flight with Asqelon

 ….. Targets Super Eagles’ return Dele Ayenugba has expressed delight after guiding Hapoel Ashqelon to make history by remaining in the Israeli top division for more than a season in club’s history. Ayenugba joined Ashqelon on loan from his parent club, Bnei Yehuda and was impressive in goal as they escape relegation to remain in Super League having never enjoy …

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EPL Title: CAF hails Victor Moses

Super Eagles winger Victor Moses was hailed by The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) after he helped Chelsea to win this season’s English Premier League title, reports AOIFootball.com. Moses, 26, was instrumental in Chelsea’s title winning season as he featured in 34 league games for the new champions, starting 29 times, scoring 3 goals with 2 assists. The blues wrapped …

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NFF backtracks, says Eagles will play Togo in France

The Nigeria Football Federation has said that the Super Eagles will play two international friendly matches against Corsica and Togo. The NFF had earlier told TheCable that the Eagles will only play Corsica and immediately return to Nigeria. Demola Olajire, Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) media director, had also noted that the Eagles will not converge for a training camp in France. …

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FIFA Picks Hawk-Eye As VAR technology provider

World football governing body ,FIFA continued its s testing of video assistant technology during the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Repulic 2017 (20 May – 11 June), the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 (17 June – 02 July) and the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 (6 – 16 December). The use of video assistant referees (VARs) at the upcoming …

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Notts County Hope Ameobi, Stead Stay But Have Plan B

Notts County owner Alan Hardy talks about the decision to offer new contracts to some players and release others at the end of the season. One of the slight irritations when it comes to offering players new contracts is that EFL rules allow them 30 days to make their minds up and, of course, many of them go away on …

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Odemwingie, Nwokolo Score In Madura United Win

Peter Odemwingie and Indonesian-Nigerian Greg Nwokolo were on target in Madura United 4-1 victory over PS TNI at the Pamekasan Stadium. Goals from Nwokolo, Odemwingie, Slamet Nurchahyono plus Dane Milovanovic’s strike ensured Mario Gomes de Oliviera’s men returned to winning ways on Friday. After Nwokolo had fired the home team in front – his first this season in the 17th …

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Ndidi Models Leicester City’s New Kit

Wilfred Ndidi joined Kasper Schmeichel, Jamie Vardy and Wes Morgan to model the new Leicester City’s home kit for the 2017/2018 season. Leicester City will be wearing Puma’s single-button ribbed collar and gold sleeve detail for their home matches next season. Ndidi was in action for the Foxes in their 6-1 loss to Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday night. The new …

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Iwobi Could Aid West Ham Chances Of Signing Iheanacho

English Premier League outfit West Ham United has reportedly joined the chase for out of favour Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho. West Ham interest has brought to three the number of teams in England chasing the Manchester City forward, with Everton and Southampton also sounding him out. A fee bid of around 20 million pounds has been lodged by West …

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