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Okpekpe 2015 Will Make History – Ali

-Expects Competition Record, New World Lead Nigeria’s long jump record holder, Yusuf Ali is confident a competition record and new world lead time will be set next Saturday, May 16 at the 3rd Okpekpe 10km Road Race in Okpepke, Auchi, Edo State. Ali, a two-time IAAF World Championship long jump finalist is also not closing the door of a possible ...

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Ofere Celebrates Goal No.5

Inverness Caledonian Thistle of Scotland striker, Edward Ofere has admitted the high level of delight running through his mind, following his blistering start to his career in the SPL, in which he struck his fifth goal of the season on Tuesday. The former Rangers International of Enugu striker, who once had a stint with Lecce of Italy, continued his good ...

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Esperance Good For Bulbwa, Awoniyi – Lawal

Former Esperance of Tunisia left wing ace, Garba Lawal 9Chindo) has declared that the North African club will be a good start off point for under-20 national team, Flying Eagles stars, Bernard Bulbwa and Taiwo Awoniyi. While Awoniyi is still lingering over a possible deal with the Tunis-based outfit, Bulbwa has already put pen to paper on a five-year deal ...

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Shorunmu Promises AFCON 2017 Ticket

Super Eagles’ goalkeepers’ trainer and ex-international, Ike Shorunmu has assured Nigerian soccer fans that the national team will qualify for the 2017 African Cup of Nations scheduled to hold in Gabon. The Eagles are grouped with Egypt, Tanzania and Chad in the qualifiers for AFCON 2017 but, while some Nigerians have raised fears and expressed apprehension that the team might ...

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Danagogo Commends Basketball’s Progress

Minister of sports, chairman National Sports Commission (NSC), Dr. Tammy Danagogo has commended Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) for taking giant strides in developing the sport of recent and praised the body’s president, Tijani Umar for adopting modern scientific ways for enhancing the game. Danagogo made the assertion through acting director-general of the NSC, Mallam Al-Hassan Yakmut, who represented the minister ...

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NFF Insist: No Okpala For Eagles

As tension mounts over those who will assist Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, as he returns as the national team Manager, indications have emerged that the ‘Big Boss’ is being coerced into accepting those he does not want as his assistants. SportsDay can exclusively reveal that former international, Sylvanus ‘Quicksilver’ Okpala, whom many have said will be the second assistant to Keshi ...

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Ambrose Thinks Champions League Win

Efe Ambrose thinks it be delightful if his Celtic side can manage a treble in the ongoing Scottish season. The 26-year-old has helped Ronny Deila’s side win a domestic double this season, with the Scottish League Cup triumph followed by success in the Scottish Premiership last weekend. Ambrose said his next target with the Scottish champions Celtic is to rule ...

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GTBANK/OGUN PRINCIPALS CUP: Saint Anthony, Pakoto In Final

Saint Anthony’s Grammar School, Esure, Ijebu-Mushin and Pakoto Senior High School, Ayede/Ifo are through to the final of season three of the Guaranty Trust Bank/Ogun State Principals Cup after defeating Asero High School, Abeokuta and Ode-Remo High School respectively on Tuesday’s semi-finals of the competition. In the match played at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Saint Anthony boys came from ...

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OKPEKPE ROAD RACE: 72 Year-Old Seeks Registration

-Edo North Pupils Cherish SuperSport A 72-year-old palace chief of Onwueweko -In- Council, the Ofeweshi of Okpekpe, Chief John Dakwogi has vow to participate in the Okpekpe 10 Kilometer road race on May 16. He however expressed his worry that his only snag is how to get himself registered, saying: “If the Governor could participate in the VIP category, I ...

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Ram Owners Plan International Competition

-Over 200 To Compete In First Edition Over two hundred rams from four African countries including Nigeria will participate in the First Major International Ram Charging Competition, slated for 31st of May, 2015, at Jalisco Sports Complex, Oshodi, Lagos. The competition, staged by Ram Owners Association of Nigeria, is an arm of traditional sports which would see Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, ...

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