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Nigerian Athletes Can Shine – Babalola

-After Winning Nine Medals In Dubai Winner of nine medals at the recent 7th Fazaa International Athletics Competition in Dubai, Hannah Babalola has declared that Nigerian athletes are strong enough to excel in any competition during which they participate, but interjects that they can do better once they have access to top-grade facilities like their competitors from other parts of ...

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Winners Golden Bet Ready For Lagos FA Cup

Official title sponsor of Lagos FA Cup, Winners Golden Bet has said that all hands are on deck to ensure that the 2014/15 Lagos State Challenge Cup is memorably organized.   This year’s edition is expected to hold between 7 March and 4 April, 2015. Executive Director, Winners Golden Bet, Mr. Olabanji Sulaiman disclosed that Winners Golden Bet’s foray into ...

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Moses Scores Against Everton

Stoke City of England winger, Victor Moses continued his amazing burst of revived form on Wednesday night, as he netted a goal against Everton in the English Premier League. Building tight on his recent peerless form and a penalty converted in The Potters’ previous game against Aston Villa, Moses was full of running and creative efforts from the start of ...

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Barca’s Balogun Nears France Debut

France are in pole position, ahead of Holland and Nigeria, to cap highly-rated Barcelona youth teamer Boluwatife Balogun, and the attacking midfielder could make his debut for their under-18 squad in the not too distant future.   Balogun can represent France at international level as his mom is a French citizen, and the player has hinted that he is considering ...

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Sokari: U23 Won’t Play Defensive

-In Saturday’s Second Leg Against Gabon Under-23 national team attacking midfielder Kingsley ‘Bobby’ Sokari has said his side will not defend the 4-1 win in Libreville against the Gabonese under-23 Olympic side. The nation’s campaigners will host the West African foes on Saturday in Abuja in the 2015 All Africa Games in Congo Brazzaville reverse qualifying match. Nigeria did not ...

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NFF Task Flying Eagles To Win AYC

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have tasked the under-20 national team, Flying Eagles to win the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC), which starts this weekned in Senegal. NFF deputy secretary general, Emmanuel Ikpeme, told the players at the team’s Serob Legacy Hotel in Wuye, Abuja, Wednesday that the entire country is looking up to them to win the continent’s tournament in ...

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Okoya-Thomas Gets Evening Of Tribute

Nigeria’s sports family converged on Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos to observe an Evening of Tributes for the late sir Chief (Dr.) Alexander Molade Okoya-Thomas on Wednesday. The event was organised by the Office of Sports, Lagos State Ministry of Youth, Sports and Social Development for Okoya-Thomas who died on 1 February, 2015. The occasion not only drew people from ...

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Ugbade Admits Expectations’ Pressure

-Sequel To Golden Eaglets’ Woes Ahead of the 20th Africa Youth Championship which kicks off this weekend in Senegal, Flying Eagles assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade has admitted that the failure of the Golden Eaglets to win the CAF U17 championship has put them under some pressure. Ugbade was also assistant to Manu Garba during the last U17’s, as they finished ...

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Ekiti Supporters Vouch For Ladipo

Nigeria Football Supporters Club (Ekiti State Chapter) congress has passed a vote of confidence on the President General, Dr. Rafiu Ladipo-led national executive committee and pledged total loyalty and commitment.   According to a communiqué of the body’s congress held at Fajuyi Park, Ado-Ekiti the congress deliberated on many issues bothering on the welfare and development of the club and ...

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Ideye Can’t Save West Brom

-Nominated For EPL African Award -Aluko’s Hull Draw With Sunderland West Bromwich Albion of England striker, Aide Brown Ideye was in action for The Baggies on Tuesday night, against all expectations, but his brave appearance in defiance of injury reports could not save his side from defeat, as The Baggies lost 2-1 away to Aston Villa. While fellow-Super Eagles star, ...

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