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National SWAN Sends SOS For Bekom

-Appeals For Financial Assistance For Fire Victims The national body of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has sent a save our souls message to the general public, seeking financial and material support for the members of the family of its Vice-President (South-South), Eddie Bekom, who were involved in a gas explosion. SWAN disclosed that Bekom’s family is in urgent ...

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NFF To Visit Ikeme In London

Officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are making arrangements to dispatch a five-man delegation to London to visit Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper, Carl Onuoha Ikeme in hospital. Ikeme was about two weeks ago reported to have been down with acute leukemia, a development that instantly landed him in a London hospital where he is currently receiving treatment. A member ...

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Okagbare’s IAAF Qualification Excites Brume

Commonwealth and African gold medallist in women’s long jump, Ese Brume is excited with the feat of Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, whose 6.77m leap at the Istvan Gyulai Memorial in Székesfehérvár, Hungary secured her qualification for the London 2017 IAAF World Championships. Sapele-born Okagbare, who had secured qualification in the 100m and 200m last month, was again in great form at the ...

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Daniel Plans Big With Orlando Pirates

Orlando Pirates of South Africa goalkeeper, Emmanuel Daniel is focused on having a bright start to the 2017/18 season, having completed the first few months of his time with the club. The Nigerian shot stopper was signed by Pirates earlier this year, following an impressive trial he had with the club. However, the player whose goalkeeping talent caught the attention ...

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Mikel Agu Shines For Porto

FC Porto of Portugal midfielder, Mikel Agu was rated as one of the best players on parade for the team in their 5-0 win over fellow Portuguese side Rio Ave in a pre season friendly. The game which was played out like a training game was the second game in a role Mikel is playing for the team as they ...

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Yusuf Picks, Golbe, Odey, 27 Others For CHAN Qualifier

Yusuf Picks, Golbe, Odey, 27 Others For CHAN Qualifier Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Salisu Yusuf, Monday invited goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and 29 other players to camp for next month’s 2018 African Nations Championship qualifying fixture against the winner between Togo and Benin Republic. Togo and Benin Republic will conclude their qualifying fixture this month. Nigeria Professional Football League leading scorer ...

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Onazi’s Social Media Accounts Hacked, Hacker Demands Love

Nigerian Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi, who lost his Facebook account to hackers on Friday has been shocked yet again as his Instagram account has been hacked once again. However, in a rare turn of events, the Trabzonspor midfielder has been asked to show love to hungry Nigerians as the hacker cried out on his social media page. The footballer ...

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FifPro Accuses Africa Of Enslaving Footballers

In a shocking turn of events, the International Federation of Professional Footballers, FIFPro, has revealed that 41% of African footballers receive their salaries late or are not paid at all. According to the Secretary General of the international players union, FIFPro, Theo van Seggelen, a labour market research of 14,000 players in 54 African countries found that 41% of football ...

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Lottery, Panacea For National Development-Expert

A total of 466 consolation prizes have been won at this week NATIONAL JACKPOT GAMESHOW Live of  Give’n’Take Lottery, although no Jackpot winner emerged, with the Jackpot number of 02-06-28-30-36 and Kogi as the Power Ball state. It is expected that the National Jackpot prize for Sunday July 16th will be announced on Tuesday, 11th July 2017, after computation of ...

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Oyo SWAN Commences Training, Adesina Victory Sure

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria(SWAN) Oyo state chapter  has commenced training ahead of the friendly match against team Oyo state house of assembly as part of activities slated for investiture of the Speaker ,Oyo state House of Assembly ,Rt.Hon.Adesina Michael Adeyemo, as patron of the association. The speaker will be decorated this Friday at the Lekan Salami Stadium during ...

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