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CAF President Receives Eagles’ Jersey

Nigeria at the weekend gained another point of attention in the annals of Confederation of African Football (CAF), as the continental soccer governing body’s president, Mr Ahmad Ahmad officially received a replica of the Super Eagles’ jersey. Coming hot on the heels of accolades from Ahmad as well as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino and the global body’s general secretary for ...

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Chelsea Give Tomori New Squad Number

Chelsea of England fast-rising youngster, Fikayo Tomori has received a new jersey number, as the Nigerian-born England youth international will now don 31 in the forthcoming season. Tomori is inching towards a place in The Blues’ first team for the coming campaign and wore his new number in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Arsenal in a pre-season friendly at China’s Beijing ...

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Ex-internationals Expand July 29 Programme

-NEIFA Add Convention, Congress To Atlanta Event By Ibrahim Sunday Bola USA-based Nigerian Ex-international Footballers Association (NEIFA) have expanded the scope of their forthcoming get-together in Atlanta, USA, as the body’s secretary-general, Nathaniel Ogedegbe informed SportsDay at the weekend that the programme will now include a convention and congress of all members across the world. Ogedegbe stated in a telephone ...

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Scrabble Board Members Get Tall Order

The new board members of Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF) have received a tall order to reinvent their commitment for the purpose of taking the sport of brains to greater heights. Giving the charge is president of the body, Gora Suleiman, who declared moments after their board’s inauguration at Abuja National Stadium that they all have a huge task on their ...

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Shotokan Karate Body Plans For Training

Nigeria Association of Shotokan Karate (NASK) is planning big for the third edition of its annual training programme, as plans have been set in motion to ensure all logistics and schedules are put in place ahead of the course. The training programme, which will involve delegations from Ghana, Togo, Cote d’Ivoire and Benin Republic, is expected to draw a huge ...

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Wakili Edges Closer To Europa League Action With Trakai

Alma Wakili was on parade as FK Trakai emerged victorious in a dramatic UEFA Europa League second round qualifying encounter against Norrkoping after they recorded a 5-3 penalty win on Thursday evening. Oleg Vasilenko’s men were defeated 2-1 by the Comrades in the first leg of the tie and they won by the same score line in Lithuania, thus, needing ...

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Oboabona Joins Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli

Super Eagles defender Godfrey Oboabona has put pen to paper on a year contract with Saudi Arabia’s side, Al-Ahli from Turkish’s Caykur Rizespor. The club announced the capture of the Nigerian international on their social media on Friday. Oboabona could not save the Black Sea Sparrowhawk from relegation last term after they finished 16th on the Super Lig log. The ...

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Musa Links With Hull City Explained

A report linking Ahmed Musa with a move to English Championship side Hull City has been explained by a source close to the 24 years old, who is still battling for his future at Leicester City. Musa has been linked with a move to the team who were relegated‎ from the English Premier League last season after failing to settle ...

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Shakespeare Drops Hint On Signing Iheanacho

Coach of Leicester City Craig Shakespeare has reacted to speculation linking the club with a move for Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho. Iheanacho is few details away from sealing a 19 million pounds switch to the Foxes, as confirmed by coach of Manchester City while speaking on the possible departure of some players from the club this summer. Coach of ...

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Austria Wien Confirm Transfer Talks With Olarewaju

Few days ago, the Sporting Director of Austrian side Austria Wien said talks are underway with a Spanish La-Liga side for the services of their striker Olarewaju Kayode. Kayode who finished as top scorer of the team and also got voted as the best player in the league has been linked with a move away from the team since the ...

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