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Obaseki Vows To Return Glory Days To Edo Sports

…Insurance Revival Begins Edo State Executive Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said his electoral promise to make the youths as a focal point of development in the state will be driven through sports. Speaking at the closing ceremony of a two-day workshop tagged ‘Repositioning Sports In Edo State’ in Benin City on Tuesday evening the suave state Chief Executive, said he …

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Desailly Tips Moses, Others To Help Chelsea Win EPL

Former Chelsea defender Marcel Desailly is optimistic the Stamford Bridge side have what it takes to secure silverware this season, listing Nigeria’s Victor Moses as one of the players that can make it happen. Marcel Desailly has warned Chelsea the Premier League title is far from guaranteed as they prepare for a string of stern tests in the coming weeks. …

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Pinnick, Aremu Join Okpekpe Road Race Elite Cast

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Melvin Pinnick and Labour leader, Comrade Isa Aremu have joined the growing list of celebrity runners confirmed for the fifth Okpekpe international 10km road race which holds next month in Okpekpe near Auchi in Etsako East local government of Edo state. Pinnick, who is also an executive committee member of the Confederation of African Football …

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Nolan Hints Ameobi Will Be At Notts County Next Season

Manager Kelvin Nolan, hias hinted that former Super Eagles strike, Shola Ameobi will remain at Notts County in the coming season. Nolan signed his former Newcastle United team-mate for the Magpies at the start of February. And the 35-year-old striker has quickly become a cult hero at Meadow Lane, scoring four goals in 13 games for the club. Ameobi’s current …

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AFN Holds All-Comers Event in Port Harcourt

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has concluded arrangements to host an All-Comers Event on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the High-Performance Center, Port Harcourt. It is the first official event on the 2017 calendar of the AFN. Head of Media and Communication for the AFN, Olukayode Thomas, said in a press statement that the All-Comers event will among other …

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Ndidi Chargers Teammates Against Atletico Madrid

Wilfred Ndidi has issued a rallying cry ahead of his side’s unlikely Champions League quarter-final clash against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday evening. The Nigeria international only joined Leicester in January, for a fee of £15 million from Genk, but he has immediately become a key player for his new club and played in both legs of their win over Sevilla. …

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FC Porto Snap Up Buba

Portuguese giants FC Porto have opened contract negotiations with Nigerian trialist Mustapha Buba following his impressive showing during trainings with the U-18s of the team, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal. 18 year old Buba is a midfielder in the mould of French midfielder Paul Pogba, a trait which earned him the nickname Paul Pogba by friends and close associates in Nigeria, …

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Rohr Keeping Close Watch On Onuachu

The fine form of Nigerian striker Paul Onuachu is closely being monitored by coach of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr according to one of the assistants of the Franco-German coach of the team. Onuachu is presently one of the top scorers in the Danish Championship with 12 goals for Midtylland, who are presently in the play offs for a spot …

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Esiti Makes Team Of The Week In Belgium Again

Out of Favour Super Eagles midfielder Anderson Esiti has once again earned a spot in the team of the week in Belgium after his strong showing for Gent in their 0-0 draw against Club Brugge in the Champions League Play Offs. Esiti was rated as one of the best player on the pitch for Gent, who also had two other …

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Nigeria Special Olympic Athletes Back from Winter Games

.Hosted in Lagos Nigeria’s 31-man delegation to the 2017 Special Olympics Winter World Games in Austria was hosted to a rousing reception in Lagos on Tuesday for doing the country proud, winning a total of 20 medals. The special athletes won gold in Unified Floor Ball and silver in Floor Hockey, two novel sports they participated in for the first …

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