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McLaren Reports Clear Russia Footballers Over Dope Ahead World Cup

Following the publication of the McLaren reports, FIFA launched investigations into possible anti-doping rule violations by football players, prioritising high-level players against whom a suspicion had been raised, in particular those who might participate in the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Russia. FIFA Tuesday confirm that the investigations concerning all Russian players named for the provisional squad of the FIFA ...

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Presidency Not Aware Of Eagles’ Visit- Adesina

Baring last minute change of plans, World Cup bound Super Eagles may not have the much publicized ceremonial meeting with President Muhammadu  Buhari  before departure to Russia. Special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity Femi Adesina confirmed that there is no such visit in the program of events lined up for the President adding however that the possibility ...

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No World Cup For Simy-Rohr’s Decision Revealed

The inclusion of red hot Crotone forward Simeon ‘Simy’ Nwankwo ‎in Nigeria’s 30 man provisional list for the World Cup has led to talks about his chances of forcing his way into the final 23 man squad when it is named in June. Simy is currently on a scoring run of six goals in his last six Serie A games ...

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Balogun Fitness Is Key To Eagles Progress–Taribo

Nigeria’s progress in the upcoming FIFA 2018 World Cup which will take place in Russia starting from June is in a way tied to the fitness of out of contract Mainz 05 defender Leon Balogun according to Taribo West. The former Super Eagles defender said Balogun is the glue that sticks the Eagles defence together and that much is evident ...

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Eagles Better Than FIFA Latest Ranking, Says Moses

Gent of Belgium and Super Eagles forward Moses Simon has hit out at the latest FIFA Rankings which placed Nigeria as 47th in the world and sixth in Africa for the month of April. In an exclusive chat with Owngoalnigeria.com, Simon said he has never been moved by what the rankings says but reckoned it has an impact especially in ...

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Ghana Eagles lifts 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup

The Ghana Rugby Eagles managed to lift the 2018 Rugby Africa Bronze Cup (Bronze Cup) on the Nduom Sports Stadium in Elmina-Ghana by beating Mauritius by 23 points to 17 on 12 March 2018 in a nail-biting final. The win ensured that Ghana Eagles was promoted to the 2019 Rugby Africa Silver Cup – a step closer to the mission ...

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NYESOM WIKE NATIONAL OPEN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIP KICKS-OFF IN PORT HARCOURT THIS WEEKEND.

The inaugural edition of the Nyesom Wike National Open Judo Championship kicks off at the Civic Center, Port Harcourt, Rivers State from 18th to 22nd May, 2018 with bouts in the senior, junior and cadet categories for males and females. The championship in collaboration with the Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF) will serve as the selection basis for our athletes that ...

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Aluko’s Reading Reveal Super Eagles’ EPL Strength

Former Super Eagles winger, Omatsone ‘Sone’ Aluko’s lower division club, Reading have highlighted the depth and quality of the Nigerian national team, and believe the presence of several English Premier League players in the squad could make a difference at the World Cup. Though the English Championship side dedicated their statement to Aluko’s teammate, Jón Daði Böðvarsson, who has been ...

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Handball Contest Begins Among Lagos State Schools

Students from different institutions on Monday commenced healthy rivalry in the 4th Lagos State Secondary Schools Handball Competition tagged ‘Opeifa Cup.’ Over 60 schools are expected in the competition, which will take place at Mobolaji Johnson Hall, Rowe Park, Yaba from May 14 to 18. The defending champions are Archbishop Deacon Adelaja High School (senior boys), Herbert Macaulay Senior High ...

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Croatia’s Ex-keeper Predicts Victory Against Nigeria

Croatia have received another tip for victory against Nigeria in their first match at this year’s World Cup, as one of their former goalkeepers, Stipe Pletikosa says the current team has what it takes to beat the Super Eagles. Ahead of the clash between both countries in Kaliningrad, Russia on June 26, Pletikosa is backing the Croatians not only to ...

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