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Eagles’ Poor Club Form Worries Rohr

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has expressed worry over the large number of Europe-based Nigeria internationals who are not regulars in their various clubs. With the 2018 World Cup and 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers looming large the Franco-German tactician has openly expressed his frustration at the lack of playing time his regulars were getting at their European …

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Aluko Voted Fulham’s Best Player In Win Over Rotherham

Nigerian forward Sone Aluko has been voted Fulham’s Man of the Match in their 1-0 away win against Rotherham United in the English Championship on Saturday. According to Fulham’s official website on Monday afternoon, Aluko got 35.9 per cent of the votes cast by the club’s fans. Fulham’s goalkeeper David Button was second with 19.2 per cent, ahead of third-placed …

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Ambrose Coy Over Stoke City Interest

Efe Ambrose has failed to deny or confirm rumors of interest in his services from English Premier League side Stoke City. Ambrose has hit a rich vein of form at Scottish Championship side Hibernian, where he is on loan from newly crowned SPL champions Celtic and it has lead to talks of a move to Stoke City. He will be …

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Chelsea, Man United Scouts Watch Simon Net A Brace

Scouts from Manchester United, Chelsea and Stoke City watched Moses Simon score a brace of goals in Belgian football on the weekend, according to Allnigeriasoccer.com. The Super Eagles player scored both of Gent’s goals in a 2-1 win over Club Brugge on Sunday. Simon’s first goal arrived in the 25th minute and was assisted by compatriot Samuel Kalu, while his …

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From Peckham To Super Eagles, Tope Okeowo Yearns For A Professional Career

It’s a balmy spring morning in Dulwich, southeast London, just past midday when a tall figure in a blue basketball cap strides up the long path leading to Peckham Town FC’s clubhouse. A coach wryly, affectionately, explains that the man in question keeps his own time, but today he is several hours early for a scheduled game. Tope Okeowo is …

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Queens Baton gets rousing welcome in Lagos

…Alausa Bubbles For Baton Lagos residents yesterday gave the Queens Baton a rousing welcome as they arrived at the International wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport. Dignitaries including NOC President, Engr Habu Gumel, Chairman of the Queens Baton Main Organising Committee Mrs Hauwa Kulu-Akinyemi, Hon Tunde Popoola, Chief Solomon Ogba( 1st Vice President of NOC and AFN President), President General of …

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Oshiomhole Is Okpekpe Race Grand Patron

…Governor Obaseki For Charity Race Immediate past governor of Edo state Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has been named grand patron of the annual Okpekpe international 10km road race by organisers of the event. Mike Itemuagbor,chairman of Pamodzi Sports Marketing,owner and organisers of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) bronze label event revealed this at the government house in Benin City …

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D.K Olukoya Athletics Championships To Hold in Port Harcourt

The 7th edition of the Daniel Olukoya Youth and Junior Championships will be holding at the High-Performance Center, Port Harcourt on Saturday, April 8, 2017. In a statement signed by Olukayode Thomas, head of Media and Communication, Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), athletes from participating states and clubs are expected to arrive on Friday, April 7 for screening at the …

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Dalung Mourn Paul Hamilton

Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has expressed deep shock and sincere sympathy to the Nigeria Football Federation, friends and family members over the death of former Super Eagles Coach, Paul Hamilton. Dalung said his death came at a time his experience was needed to develop other football coaches in the country as government continues its grassroots development …

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Moses Doubtful For Chelsea, Betrand To Return

CHELSEA got a huge injury boost at training ahead of Saturday’s clash with Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge, though Nigerian international, Victor Moses is still a doubt for the game. “Chelsea stars Eden Hazard and Diego Costa are expected to be fit for Saturday’s clash with Crystal Palace” Eden Hazard came through full training after missing the Blues’ last match …

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