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RUSSIA 2018: LADIPO PREDICTS S/FINAL FOR EAGLES

…..SAYS  SUPPORTERS CLUB IS UNITED Nigeria Football Supporters Club’s President-General, Dr. Rafiu Ladipo has predicted that the Super Eagles will surpass their  previous world cup performance by moving beyond the second round stage and reaching quarter-final and even the semi-final of the 2018 world cup to be hosted in Russia. He expressed  confidence that the team with the needed support ...

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FIFA Disciplinary Committee Sanctions Guerrero with A Year Ban

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee decided on December 7, after analysing all the specific circumstances of the case, to suspend the Peruvian international player Paolo Guerrero for one year. The player tested positive for cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine, a substance included in WADA’s 2017 Prohibited List under the class “S6. Stimulants”, following a doping control test conducted after the match of the ...

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LOVETH HOWELL NATIONAL JUDO CHAMPIONSHIP KICKS-OFF IN BENIN CITY.

Loveth Howell national Open Judo Championship will kick-off at the Ogbe Stadium, Benin, Edo State from the 13th of December 2017 with bouts in the Senior, Junior and Cadet Categories for Males and Females. The Championship named after Loveth Howell, a former National Champion will serve as a National Ranking event for both Judoka and Referees. The former Champion who ...

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Copa Lagos 2017: Kebbi BSC not scared of Arsenal and others -Isa

Kebbi Beach Soccer club Abdullahi Isa insists his side will not be intimidated by English champions Arsenal and others as they compete for glory at the 2017 Copa Lagos tournament. Kebbi, who emerged runners-up at the Sallah Beach Soccer tournament, are debutants and will play alongside Arsenal, Gidi Sharks and Pepsi Football Academy at the seventh edition. The Birnin Kebbi ...

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Nigeria Will Top Argentina In Group D – Echiejile

Sivasspor of Turkey defender, Elderson Uwa Echiejile has taken another look at last Friday’s draw for the 2018 World Cup, and says he is confident that the Super Eagles will make it from Group D ahead of Argentina. Though many soccer observers are wary of the threat from Argentina, after they were pooled in the same group with Nigeria for ...

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Pinnick Posits 2 Factors For Nigeria’s World Cup Success

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick has posited that two important factors that will propel the Super Eagles to glory at next year’s World Cup are the presence of very young players in the squad and the tactical acumen of their coach, Gernot Rohr. Pinnick said he is confident of seeing the Eagles excel at Russia 2018, because ...

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Okoye Honoured To Receive Agali In Germany

Fortuna Dusseldorf of Germany goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye has disclosed that he was thrilled at the weekend to meet former Super Eagles striker, Victor Okechukwu Agali at his base in the countryside. Agali is on assignment in his new role as chief scout for Super Eagles’ technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, for which he paid Okoye a visit over the chances of ...

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Adekuoroye Reigns At Wike Wrestling Championship

Nigeria’s top wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye of Ondo State provided pundits right by claiming top spot with victory over Faiziuya Babadu of Nigeria Army in the 57kg female category at the maiden Wike National Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt. Adekuoroye, who is also Africa’s number one female wrestler, was joined on the podium by other national team stars, Blessing Oborududu, Aminat ...

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Buhari, Dogara Hail Ajunwa-Okpara Foundation Initiative

…Amike Says Grassroots Sports Is Liberated The nation’s capital, Abuja will practically stand still this Thursday evening as the Chioma Ajunwa-Okpara Foundation is launched at the Barcelona Hotel in the city. Already, guests from across the country have arrived and warming up for a great event, which has been described by Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari as not only timely ...

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2018 FIFA World Cup: Super Eagles Camp Allowances Ready In March, Says Dalung

Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung has revealed that Super Eagles’ players will from March next year begin to get their camp allowances ahead of the Russia World Cup slated to kick off in June 2018. The Minister told State House Correspondents that a proposal of about N3 billion has already been forwarded to President Muhammadu Buhari for ...

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