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Nwakali Donates $240,000 To Orphanages

VV Van Venlo of Holland midfielder, Kelechi Nwakali has provided much-needed succor to the less privileged in Imo State by sharing a total sum of $240,000 (N87m) to the various orphanages. Director of ASJ Academy Emeka Amajiriaku disclosed that the $240, 000 from the Nigeria youngster was for the orphanage homes in the state and not the football academy. “There ...

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Nigeria To Battle Mali On Thursday

Organizers of this year’s West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup have adjusted the opening group matches, with the home-based Eagles now billed to take on Mali, not hosts Ghana, on Thursday. An official disclosed that Mali and Nigeria will now open Group A in Cape Coast by 4pm on Thursday, to be followed by the game between Ghana and Guinea. ...

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Soldiers Beat Journalists At Abia NUJ Secretariat

Over 20 soldiers of Operation Python dance stormed the state secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) and beat up journalists and smashed their gadgets. The soldiers who patrolled the streets of Umuahia in their show of strength, otherwise called python dance came into the NUJ centre saying that journalists were taking pictures of their action. Riding in fifteen ...

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Obaseki Awaits Falconets Tuesday In Benin City

…Ilaboya, Falode Upbeat The Nigeria Football Federation has made a slight shift on the arrival of the U20 Women national team tagged Falconets, for this weekend’s World Cup qualifier against Tanzania in the modernized city of Benin, the Edo State capital. With all logistics in place the team was to land in Benin City on Monday, with the Executive Governor ...

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With Sola Ameobi, Notts County look Like A A Team Going Places

It was during the course of the last week when the Notts County manager Kevin Nolan insisted it was far too early to get carried away by their start to the season and his former teammate at Newcastle United, Oluwanishola Ameobi, is spearheading the title challenge. But after their latest dominant performance stretched their unbeaten run to six games, it ...

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FIFA World Cup Original Trophy about to set off on global tour

Fans from over 50 countries to see the Trophy Tour set to visit 15 cities in Russia from September to December 2017 What could be more exciting for a fan than laying their eyes on football’s most coveted prize for the first time? This dream is about to come true for many followers of the beautiful game, as the FIFA ...

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Chipolopolo To Break World Cup Jinx Against Eagles – Zambia FA Boss

President of the Zambian Football Association, Andrew Kamanga, has tipped the Chipolopolo to break their World Cup jinx by beating the Super Eagles in next month’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo, which would put them in pole position to qualify for the tournament in russia. Zambia are the only team in group A, yet to qualify for any World ...

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TMS Threatens Odey N126m Naira Move To FC Zurich

An explanation as to why Stephen Odey much celebrated move to Swiss side FC Zurich is yet to be made official has been provided by Owngoalnigeria.com transfer expert Daniel Martins. Odey signed the dotted lines for the Swiss side shortly before the close of the summer transfer window in Europe, but the MFM forward who finished the season with 18 ...

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Kano Targets Top Three At Youth Games

The Kano State Director of Sports, Malam Bashiru Ahmed, has said that the aim of the state is to surpass its previous performance at the Youth Games, holding in Ilorin. Ahmed told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Ilorin, that the state is participating in more individual events. “This year’s National Youth Games (NYG), Kano is featuring ...

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Onyekuru Set For Euro Debut Against Bayern Munich

Actions resumes in the prestigious club competition, the UEFA Champions League this week, and all eyes will be on how Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru will perform for his Belgian side Anderlecht. Nigeria born and Anderlecht of Belgium striker Henry Onyekuru, will on Wednesday make his UEFA champions league debut against former champions Bayern Munich. Onyekuru, joined the Belgian champions on ...

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