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5000 Schools Battle For 2017 COPA Coca-Cola Title

Lovers and followers of the COPA Coca-Cola U-15 football tournament have so much to look out for at this year’s edition of the competition, which will see 5,000 secondary schools across Nigeria battle for the first place, in a competition that promises an amazing football experience. Briefing newsmen in Lagos on the 2017 edition, the Marketing Director, Coca-Cola Nigeria, Patricia …

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BOOST Will Get FG Support To Thrive, Says Osinbajo

Targets 10 Medals At Tokyo Olympics Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has promised that the Federal Government will do all within its powers to ensure that Nigerian children and youths get the best of opportunities to be exposed to career-supporting structures like sports. Prof Osinbajo was speaking when he received the officials of the …

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Guinness Treats Lagos Fans To EPL Football Action

It was all fun and excitement as Guinness, the world’s number 1 Stout treated fans across Lagos to an exciting ‘Matchday Made of black’ experience on Sunday 19th March, 2017. The events that held simultaneously across four locations in Lagos- Abule Egba, Ikorodu, Surulere and Ajah had Guinness screen the 3 EPL matches of the day to its teeming consumers …

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OGUN SPORTS IN COMMATOSE-OLOPADE

Ogun State Former Youths and Sports Commissioner, Bukola Olopade says sports in the state is in the stage of commatose in the past six years and urgently needs serious funding to revive the sector for it to regain the lost glory as one of the leading states in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria National League(NNL) who expressed …

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UNICORN OFFERS TO SET UP DARTS ACADEMY IN NIGERIA

….As stakeholders chart way forward in Lagos One of the numerous take aways of the first darts stakeholders summit held in Lagos on March 4th,2017 is the proposal of sports equipments company Unicorn to the Darts Federation of Nigeria to set up a darts academy in the country. The plan of the British company was made known by its country …

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Athletes Thank Access Bank Marathon Organisers

-For Prompt Payment Of Appearance Fees, Prizes Nigerian elite marathoners that won prizes at the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the organizer and project consultant, Nilayo Sports Management Nigeria Limited, for the prompt payment of their prize money. “We have never had it this good. This is the first time that we are being …

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Eagles Call Thrills Kayode

Austria Wien striker Olanrewaju Kayode has said he is delighted to be handed a late call-up by Nigeria for friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso later this month in London. Kayode, who has been in prolific form for his modest Austrian side, will replace injured Victor Osimhen, who is yet to play a competitive game for Wolfsburg in the German …

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Okaka Won’t Dump Italy

Watford of England centre forward Stefano Chuka Okaka says he is hoping to continue playing for his country of birth, Italy, rather than make a switch for his fatherland, Nigeria. The 27-year-old attacker was born in the Italian city of Castiglione de Lago to Nigerian parents, who later obtained Italian citizenship. Okaka has four caps for Italy’s senior national team, …

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LSTTA Plan Foreign Tours For Players

 -Seek Support For International Exposure Lagos State Table Tennis Association (LSTTA) has revealed plans to take some of its top players on a foreign tour, in order to help them gain international exposure. Its Chairman, Architect Femi Sokoya, said a lot of state athletes were ready to join the nation’s professional players who were playing in the top table tennis …

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Solanke, Anuoluwapo Top LSSTA Rankings

Emergent ping-pong sensations, Azeez Solanke and Anjuwon Anuoluwapo have been ranked as the best table tennis players in Lagos State. In a trials conducted at the Lagos State Sports Commission, Mobolaji Johnson, Indoor sports hall, Rowe- Park, Yaba, emerged number one rated male ping-pongers after topping the chart of sixty- male table tennis players while Adeyinka Ahmed, is second, followed …

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