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Oduamadi Wards Off Relegation

Latina of Italy attacker, Nnamdi Oduamadi (Robinho) has declared that his biggest target with the second tier club is to help them escape relegation at the end of this season. Speaking against the backdrop of his return to the club’s starting line-up for last weekend’s tie, the lad on loan from Serie A giants, AC Milan said he is eager ...

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ITTF WORLD TOUR: Oshonaike Targets Lagos Open Gold

By Lekan Adedeji Nigerian top female table tennis player, Funke Oshonaike has told her fans to be expecting something great in the $46,000 prize money International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Tour, Lagos Open serving off on March 10 at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. The outstanding ping-pong star told Sports Day that she would not disappoint her fans as she ...

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S/Africa Want Eagles Home, Away

-Raise Hope For March 29 Friendly South Africa will accept an offer for an international friendly between Bafana Bafana and the Super Eagles only if they are allowed to play home and away. This latest angle comes at the height of frantic efforts by the NFF to get an international date for the Eagles on the 29th of this month, ...

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Mikel Out Until April

Chelsea of England midfielder, John Mikel Obi has been ruled out of action with his English Premier League club, after undergoing surgery on his knee. Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho has subsequently confirmed that Mikel has had an operation to correct the issue and expects him to be absent for the next three weeks, after missing the past few days already. ...

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Keshi’s New Contract Already Running

-NFF In Late Tuesday Meeting -As Big Boss Returns Thursday Startling information reaching SportsDay has it on authority that Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) appeared so sure they would be able to convince 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winning coach, Stephen Keshi to take up a new deal to manage the Super Eagles, such that the soccer body’s legal department went ...

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Haruna Leaves Kiev On Loan

Recent stormy relegations between former Super Eagles midfielder, Lukman Haruna and officials at Dynamo Kiev of Ukraine have exploded into an unceremonious exit for the once promising player, as he moves on loan to a lowly club in the Eastern European country. The report out of Ukraine, as related through an official statement on the Kiev-based club’s webpage revealed that ...

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NSC Support Splash Integrity Marathon

National Sports Commission (NSC) director general, Honorable Gbenga Elegbeleye has assured the financier of the annual 42 kilometer marathon race tagged “Splash FM integrity Marathon” the support of the commission in making the event attaining international standard. The DG, who made the pledge during his visit over the weekend to the Chairman and founder of the first private radio station ...

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Flying Eagles Off To AYC Wednesday

The under-20 national team, Flying Eagles are billed to travel out of Nigeria to Dakar, Senegal this Wednesday, as they head out for this year’s African Youth Championship (AYC), in which they will play the host nation in the opening match on Sunday. While proving details of the squad’s programme, Flying Eagles’ team secretary, Aliyu Ibrahim Awwal disclosed that the ...

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Ejide Wants Pay Rise

Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel goalkeeper, Austin Ejide has set himself for a major pay rise at the top-flight club, as the Super Eagles’ second choice is giving his team conditions for a contract extension. In an apparent effort to cash in on his resurgent relevance at the club, Ejide has lined himself up for a huge pay day by ...

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Liverpool’s Ibe Injured

-To Miss Four Weeks Of Action Liverpool of England’s Nigerian-born rave of the moment, Jordon Ibe has been ruled out of action for at least four weeks, following an injury copped on Thursday. The youngster has hogged headlines of recent, following several sterling outings with Liverpool since returning from a loan spell at Derby County but, at a period when ...

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