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Oborududu Wins 8th African Title; Adekuoroye, Adeniyi Bag Gold

Nine Gold medals and one silver medal has been won in the Senior Women’s Wrestling category of the 2018 African Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in a Nigeria female wrestlers dominated contest. Blessing Oborududu defeated Sambou Anta 14-3 in the 68kg to secure her 8th title on the continent. World Wrestling Silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye claimed her 4th ...

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Wizkid Glad To Model New Eagles’ Jersey

Nigerian pop music star, Wizkid has disclosed that he was highly thrilled being part of the ceremony at which the Super Eagles’ new jersey for this year’s World Cup was unveiled in London. Wizkid was one of the non-football stars selected to model the new Nike kit at Wednesday’s ceremony, and the youthful musician has now stated how happy he ...

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Ogba Leads Team Nigeria At Opening Ceremony

Team Nigeria stood out among the array of colours at the opening ceremony of this year’s Winter Olympics, as president of Nigerian Bobsled and Skeleton Sports Federation, Chief Solomon Ogba led the quartet of ladies in the parade. Ogba was all smiles, as he joined Simidele Adeagbo, Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga on the opening tracks of the ...

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Balogun Relishes Youth Olympics Qualification

Nigerian youth female wrestler, Sunmisola Balogun is relishing her gold medal at the African Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt, which qualifies her for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games coming up in Buenos Aires, Argentina from October 6-18. The Ondo State born wrestler came from 4-0 down to defeat Natasha Nabaina of Cameroon 4-5 in a tight final of the 65kg ...

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Dalung: No Plan To Reduce Team To Commonwealth Games

Sports minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has denied reports that it is planning  to prune the number of athletes Nigeria will send to the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. Amidst tension ignited by the report in camps of the country’s boxers and powerlifters preparing for the Games, insiders also say some of the officials also feel threatened. A source close to ...

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Nigerian Breweries Sign 5-year Deal With NFF

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Nigerian Breweries Plc have signed a five-year agreement to further boost growth of the round leather game in the country, under a relationship they both promised will last much longer. At an impressive ceremony in the expansive grounds of the brewing giant in Lagos, laced with applaudable innovation and flowing remarks, and compered by Gbenga ...

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Nike Explain Concept Behind Nigeria’s New Jersey

American kit manufacturers, Nike, have revealed more facts that inspired their creative and innovative design for the new jersey they unfolded Wednesday for the Super Eagles, with an official disclosing that the kit is meant to highlight Nigeria’s identity. The company’s Football Design Director, Dan Farron disclosed that the idea was to highlight Nigeria’s traditional identity, while also building on ...

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Nigerian Wrestlers Shake African Championship

Team Nigeria continued her impressive performance at the 2018 African Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt by winning 2 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals as action in the Cadets Freestyle events was concluded on Day 2 of the tournament. Ebizimor Kelvin Sariki recorded an impressive 8-2 win over Decan Jantjies of South Africa to hand the hosts her first ...

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Iwobi Relishes Modeling World Cup Shirt

Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi says he felt highly honoured on Wednesday being among those who modeled the Super Eagles’ new jersey for the World Cup in Russia, and believes it would be a golden opportunity for him don the shirt at the competition itself. Iwobi further said it is always an honour for him to wear the Eagles’ jersey, but ...

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Eagles’ Base Camp Gets FIFA Approval

Global soccer governing body, FIFA have confirmed the Russian countryside of Essentuki as the Super Eagles’ base camp for this year’s World Cup. FIFA further affirmed that Sanatorium Istochnik Hotel in the Stavropol region of Essentuki will be the Eagles’ headquarters during the global soccer showpiece, while the team will train at Essentuki Arena. Nigeria have been paired with Argentina, ...

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