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Osun Utd moves to Ode Omu for Pre-Season camping

Players and officials of Osun United Football Club have arrived National Youth Development Centre, Ode Omu for intensive pre-season and screening exercise ahead of the 2016/2017 Nigeria National League season. A statement from the club Media Manager, Tunde Shamsudeen, stated that the camping is to enable for proper blending of the new and old players for Coach Duke Udi to …

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Watford , Chinese Club Agree Terms On Ighalo

Premier League side Watford have agreed a £20m fee with Chinese club, Changchun Yatai for striker Odion Ighalo. Ighalo scored 15 Premier League goals in the 2015/2016 season but his form nose-dived this season leading him to lose his place in the starting XI of the team. Watford got several offers for the 27-year-old from several clubs including fellow Premier …

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Buhari, NWFL Mourn Dalung’s Wife

…NTF Join Mourners, Tributes For Enahoro President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung on the death of his wife, Mrs. Briskila Dalung who died after a brief illness in the early hours of January 29, 2017 in Jos. The Nigeria Women Football League also joined in condoling the Minister through its Chairperson, …

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Ghana To Battle Cameroon In Afcon Semis

Ghana Black Stars secured a place in the semi-final of the Africa Cup of Nations after a hard fought 2-1 win over Congo Democratic Republic on Sunday evening . As at press time, Morocco were up in arms against fellow North Africans, Egypt for the last semi-final place of the championship, that has been dubbed one of upsets, following the …

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Former Nigerian Decathlete Honoured By Saudi Arabia

Saudi sports authorities has honoured a Former Nigerian decathlete Christian Aiyegbeni for producing an athlete who would represent the country in 2018 world junior event. Aiyegbeni was on Friday awarded a medal and a certificate of honour from the Ministry of Youths and Sports, Jizan Chapter, Saudi Arabia. Aiyegbeni, who coaches Track and Field at the Yarmouk Sports Club in …

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Grant Hails Emenalo

Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant has described Nigeria’ Michael Emenalo as a true professional whose ability to identify good players remains unique. Grant, who is leading The Black Stars of Ghana at the ongoing Nations Cup in Gabon, noted that Emenalo has been buying good players for the Blues but regretted that the club’s revolving door policy has made achievement …

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Onyekuru Goes AWOL In Belgium

Nigerian striker, Henry Onyekuru was left out of KAS Eupen’s league clash with Standard Liege on Thursday night with the striker having gone AWOL. Eupen’s manager Jordi Condom Auli dropped the forward, who is reportedly attracting interest from a host of European clubs, from the starting eleven, and suggested his mind wasn’t focused on the match. Belgian media outlet, rtbf …

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Bayelsa Set To Host National Wrestling Tourney

 The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) said it has concluded arrangements to hold its National Junior and Senior Championships in Yenegoa, Bayelsa from 8th and 13th of March, 2017 The Technical director of the federation, Damian Ohaike said ten(10) weight categories in each of the three styles ( Greco-Roman, Freestyle and female wrestling) will feature at the championship. He said the …

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Success Reveals Recovery Progress

Watford of England striker, Isaac Success has revealed that he is nearing a return to action with the EPL club, after suffering a hamstring injury. The ex-youth international, who joined The Hornets from Granada of Spain for a club record fee, has made just two substitute appearances in the last 15 matches and has only started one game this season …

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NIPOGA Targets Talents Development

 Organisers of this year’s Nigeria Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA) have emphasised on the need for youths to leverage on sports to become entrepreneurs. Founder/Chief Executive Officer of A3 Foundation, promoters of the upcoming games, Hajiya Aisha Audu-Emeje, stated this in Abuja at a media interaction to ascertain the level of preparedness of the hosts, Federal Polytechnic Lafia, Nasarawa State. Audu-Emeje said …

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