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Pierluigi Collina: “FIFA is happy to help with the growth of VAR”

At the end of the first-ever VAR Instructor course held by FIFA in Madrid this past week, legendary referee and current Chairman of FIFA’s Refereeing Committee Pierluigi Collina spoke with FIFA.com about the importance of the event, the state of VAR and where the technology might go in the future. FIFA has decided to create a panel of VAR instructors …

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Isaac Success Promises Successful Return To Eagles

Watford forward Isaac Success one of the  24 players named in the latest Nigeria squad ahead of this month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying double-header against Libya has promised to justify his return to the nation team. Success’ recent good form, which has seen him feature in all seven of the Hornets’ league games so far, as well as scoring …

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Cricket Seminar Was Very Successful – Igwilo

Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF) general manager, Emeka Igwilo is still basking in the uphoria of the body’s development seminar for coaches and umpires, which described as a very successful exercise. The cricket buff said he and other officials of the NCF are happy with the turn out and response of all who attended the programme last weekend, which he said …

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Shooting Sport Not For Military Alone – Adeoye

The president of Shooting Federation of Nigeria, Brig. Gen. Lonsdale Adeoye (rtd) has refuted talk that the sport is only for members of the armed forces, as he says it is a sport that civilians can also partake in. Adeoye admitted that soldiers, pilcemen and other security personnel are more adept in handling firearms, but said shooting a sport is …

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Nigerian Rugby Get October 10 For Africa Verdict

Nigerian rugby national team, Black stallion Ntiense Okon Williams has revealed to sports247.ng that Rugby Africa will on Wednesday, October 10 decide Nigeria’s fate for a slot in the All Africa Games. Williams said the administrative rugby union in the continent will take their decision at a meeting in Morocco, to determine Nigeria’s participation. The Stallions’ [articipation at the Bronze …

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Cycling Federation Appeal For Support From FG

Nigeria Cycling Federation (NCF) are seeking more support from the federal governemnt, but the body’s president, Engineer Giandomewico Assari says they can carry some of the weight themselves. Rather than seek whole scale funding, Assari said the NCF are not expecting government to give them everything they need. While affirimg that the federation is trying to be self-reliant as possible, …

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Para Powerlifting Will Host To Win – Uboh

The president of Nigeria Para-Powerlifting Sports Federation, Queen Uboh has promised that the body with give their very best in hosting the world championship next year. Uboh promised in an interview with sports247.ng that the Nigerian officials are up to the task of pulling out all stops to make the global spectacle a success in the country. Uboh further assured …

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2019 AFCON Qualifiers: Eagles To Fly Chartered Flight To Sfax

Super Eagles will fly to Sfax, Tunisia via chartered flight a day before they are scheduled to take on Libya on match day four of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. For the match day three fixture at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, The Mediterranean Knights will be airlifted to Uyo aboard a chartered flight after holding …

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Agbo Aims To Win Europa League Fixture

Standard Liege of Belgium defender-cum-midfielder, Uche Agbo has declared that he and his teammates will go all out for victory in Thursday’s UEFA Europa League match against Akhisar of Turkey. Though Agbo admits his side’s opponents are not well known, the former Enyimba of Aba and Granada of Spain utility player admitted they cannot afford to underrate their opponents. Nonetheless, …

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Moses To Gain From His Youth Mentor’s Arrival

Chelsea winger, Victor Moses could have a close confidante to see him through his ongoing storm at Stamford Bridge, as The Blues have opened moves to employ the coach who trained him at Crystal Palace. Moses shot to limelight while playing through the youth ranks at Palace, from where he gained invitations to England’s age grade national teams, and the …

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