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Chelsea Invites Toyosi For Pre-Season Training

Toyosi Olusanya, the young Nigerian striker could be set for a lucrative career in English footballs top-flight after Premier League champions Chelsea told him to report for pre-season training. The West London club has been given permission to take the 19-year-old on trial last month and according to AllNigeriaSoccer, the youngster has a chance to impress boss Antonio Conte in …

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IwobI Targets More Goals Arsenal

Nigerian Alex Iwobi has admitted that he needs to create and score more goals if he is to become a regular for Arsenal. The Super Eagles player has become a peripheral figure for Arsene Wenger’s side in recent times, though he did make a substitute appearance in a 2-0 win over Sunderland earlier in the week. “I need to work …

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Cameroon Calls Seven New Players for Eagles

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are bound to come up against an array of unfamiliar players in the Indomitable Lions when both sides clash this August in a crunch 2018 World Cup qualifier, as Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos has called up seven uncapped players to his squad for upcoming matches. The 30-man squad Broos picked for the opening round of 2019 Africa …

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Nwakali Keeps Maastricht Promotion Hopes Alive

On loan Arsenal midfielder Kelechi Nwakali helped his MVV Maastricht keep up their ambition of qualifying for the top division in Holland by scoring their only goal in the 1-1 draw against Cambuur. MVV Maastricht are in the Dutch League playoffs where they are eyeing a spot in the top division, and Nwakali got them going as early as the …

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LMC, FIRS Launches NPFL-VAT Wonder Goal

Ahead the start of second round of matches in the Nigeria Professional Football League (2016/17) season, the League Management Company (LMC) and the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) are partnering to resuscitate the Wonder Goal series. At the turn of the second round of matches last season, the LMC had introduced the Wonder Goal to build affinity between players, their …

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Okpekpe Indigenes Hail Edo, Pamodzi Over Road Race

Indigenes of Okpekpe town in Etsako East local government area of Edo state led by the Onweweko of Okpekpe Kingdom,His Royal Highness Apa Peter Osigbemeh have hailed Pamodzi Sports Marketing, promoter of the annual Okpekpe international 10km road race following the successful organisation of the fifth edition of the race last weekend. ‘The Okpekpe international 10 kilometres road race has …

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Okocha: I Will Support Cameroon At Confed Cup

Nigeria’s Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has said he will support Cameroon at the FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia in June. Going by the cable, the retired Nigerian midfielder told FIFA.com that he is disappointed his country did not qualify. “It’s a shame that Nigeria didn’t qualify, so instead I’ll support Cameroon,” “The champions of each continent are playing at the …

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Edo Queens, U13 Clash For Amaju Reception

As part of the programme of events for the grand reception by the South South Congress of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), tomorrow, in Benin City, it has been revealed that there will be a novelty match that will precede the game at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. Edo FA Chairman and Media Committee Chairman of the South …

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Amaju To Be Hosted Friday In Benin City, Obaseki Decrees

…Gen Adebayo’s Burial Causes Fast-Forward The Grand hosting of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Melvin Amaju Pinnick, has been fast-tracked by a day, as the event scheduled for Saturday, May 20th will now be held Friday May 19, at the Government House, Benin City. Time remains 6:30pm. As expected top government officials from all the six geo-political zone …

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Dalung Challenges International Bodies On Sports Development

Hails Upbeat Recreation Centre The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has urged International Federations to provide an enabling environment for African athletes to compete with their contemporaries from other continents. Speaking in Lagos at the weekend during a visit to Upbeat Recreation Centre, an on going private initiative construction of the first ever trampoline park in West …

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