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23 Handball Players Invited To National Camp

Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN) has invited 23 players to camp ahead of the 23rd African Men Senior Nations Cup/World Cup qualifier. Secretary of the federation, HarunaMuhdMaigidanSama, said the invited players were picked from the 37 that took part in the first phase of camping earlier in August in Lagos. Sama added that those called to camp will slug it ...

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Yemisi, Gabriel win AGF Abdul-Razaq Squash Classic

Nigeria Number One, Yemisi Olatunji and Kwara’s Olufunmilayo Gabriel on Saturday won the Female and Male prizes of the maiden AGF Abdul-Razaq North Central Invitational Open Squash Classic. Yemisi Olatunju of Lagos defeated her sister, Busayo Olatunji three straight sets, 11-5, 13-11 and 11-6 to sustain her superiority in the country, carting home the winning prize of N50,000 for doing ...

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Kanu Salutes Fearless’ Eagles After Argentina Victory

Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu has commended the fearless spirit and strong faith with which the Super Eagles stunned Argentina in a friendly match on Tuesday. The Eagles came from 2-0 down to beat the South American giants 4-2 at the Krasnodar Arena Stadium in Russia — a second victory for Nigeria over the Albicelestes in eight senior meetings since ...

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Buhari, Ogunjobi to kick off Gold Cup Tourney

Distinguish Senator of the Federal Republic, Dr. Buhari Abdul-Fatai (BAF) on Wednesday do the official kick off of the 5th edition of the Gold Cup Pre-season Tournament in company of former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, at the Main Bowl of the Kwara Stadium, Ilorin. General Coordinator of the tourney for domestic league clubs ...

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Kalu Uche Thinks Indian Super League Title

Delhi Dynamos’ new look side will be steered by experienced comers in Kalu Uche and Miguel Angel Portugal in the new season of the Indian Super League. Nigerian international Kalu Uche returned to the Indian Super League with Delhi Dynamos after a stint with Pune City FC in 2015. The 34-year-old has been handed the captain’s armband for the new-look ...

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Super Eagles Appoint Spanish Coach

National First Division side Super Eagles FC have appointed Spanish coach Antonio Jesus Flores as the new head coach of the team the South African side announced midweek. Flores replaces Tshegofatso Mashego, who has been demoted following a poor start to the season that saw the team winning just two of their first 10 league matches. According to a statement ...

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SWAN Boss Okays Facilities For Wike Wrestling Tourney

Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), President, Honour Sirawoo has expressed satisfaction with the facilities provided by the Rivers State Government, ahead of the forthcoming Governor Wike National Wrestling Championship holding in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, between November 23 and 30. Sirawoo was  particularly pleased with  the provision of  Media Tribune and Mixed Zone for the championship which ...

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Yemisi, Gabriel win AGF Abdul-Razaq Squash Classic

Nigeria Number One, Yemisi Olatunji and Kwara’s Olufunmilayo Gabriel on Saturday won the Female and Male prizes of the maiden AGF Abdul-Razaq North Central Invitational Open Squash Classic. Yemisi Olatunju of Lagos defeated her sister, Busayo Olatunji three straight sets, 11-5, 13-11 and 11-6 to sustain her superiority in the country, carting home the winning prize of N50,000 for doing ...

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2018 FIFA World Cup Ticket Sales Begin, 622,117 Allocated

With the thrilling race to secure the last berths at the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ about to conclude, ticket sales for the world’s biggest single-sport event will resume on 16 November 2017, 12:00 Moscow time (10:00 Central European Time), on FIFA.com/tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. A total of 622,117 tickets were successfully allocated (subject to payment) upon conclusion of ...

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Anuoluwapo, Kropabor Renew Rivalry In Lagos

Four days after the 1ST katsina Golden star Badminton tournament,Champion and Africa’s No 2 ranked Player Clement Krobapor has been warned by Africa’s NO 6 ranked player Anuoluwapo Opeyori to expect a tough duel as the 1st Mutual Benefits National  Badminton championship gets underway on Wednesday. In an interview with the Federation’s official website www.badmintonnigeria.org Anuolwapo who lost to Krobapor  ...

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