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Aina: Nigeria’s Squad Helped Me Settle

AS Torino of Italy defender, Ola Aina has disclosed that the array of young talented players in the Super Eagles made it easier for him to settle down with the squad. Aina, who is on loan at Torino from Chelsea, said he has been able to get his form in the Eagles, and feel a lot more comfortable with each …

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Iwobi Primed To Be Eagles’ Full Time Playmaker

Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi is bound to have a busy future playing as Nigeria’s full time playmaker in years to come, as he kept his role in midfield for the Super Eagles clash away to Libya. Just as it was for the first leg in Uyo, when Iwobi was unleashed on The Mediterranean Knights in a novel position, but made …

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Nigeria Look To Complete Double Over Libya

Libya will lock horns with Nigeria in the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Qualification Group E match. The encounter will be played at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia on Tuesday, October 16. The Meditteranean Knights were thumped 4-0 by Nigeria in a Group E match which was played in Uyo over the weekend. The defeat left …

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Dalung Mourns Death Of FIBA Boss

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has described the death of FIBA Secretary-General and IOC member, Patrick Baumann as unbelievable and shocking. Barrister Dalung who just returned from Buenos Aires, Argentina where the Youth Olympics is ongoing described the late Baumann as a global citizen who had the interest of Nigeria’s Basketball at heart. “Just on Wednesday, …

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Ogunbote Thinks Aiteo Cup Win

Technical Adviser of Rangers International F.C, Olugbenga Ogunbote has said that the club is still committed to winning theh NFF/Aiteo Federation cup 2018 trophy in Asaba at the expense of Kano Pillars. Rangers will battle Kano Pillars in the final match of the 2018 Aiteo cup slated to take place inside the main bowl or Stephen Keshi stadium, Asaba, Delta …

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Rohr Worries Over Uzoho’s Performance In Uyo

Elche of Spain goalkeeper, Francis Odinaka Uzoho appears shaky to keep his place between the sticks for the Super Eagles against Libya on Tuesday, as the Nigerian team’s technical crew have expressed worries over a  ‘problem’ in the shot-stopper’s foot. Uzoho has been the undisputed number one choice of Eagles’ technical adviser, Gernot Rohr since the Franco-German tactician took over …

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Lookman Reveals Divided Thoughts Over Nigeria Switch

Everton of England youngster, Ademola Lookman might still be harboring thoughts of playing for Nigeria at full senior level, as the youngster confessed at the weekend his mind is not fully focused on lining out with the youth team from Queensland. While another school of thought reckons Lookman has divided focus from club commitments, as Everton stopped him from joining …

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Danjuma Seals His Future With Holland’s Senior Team

Club Brugge of Belgium attacker, Arnaut Danjuma sealed his allegiance to Holland for the rest of his career in startling fashion at the weekend, as he starred for the Netherlands in his full official debut for his adopted country. Danjuma is now is now cap-tied to the Netherlands after making his competitive debut for Le Oranje in their 3-0 rout …

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UNIPORT Comes Alive For WAUG From October 31

University of Port Harcourt sports centre will come alive on October 31, as the institution is set to host the 14th West Africa Universities Games (WAUG). The 2018 WAUG is billed to hold from October 31 to November 12 in The Garden City, with 16 West African universities expected to attend. While confirming that a total of 5,000 undergraduate athletes …

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MSport Link Joins Battle Against Youth In Crime

Another step is set to be taken in the battle against drug abuse, juvenile delinquencies and youths involved in crime, as a private venture, MSport Link Africa is set to launch a new initiative in that direction. An official of the body, Chinasa Ukandu told sports247.ng that the new initiative will be officially launched at the secretariat of Lagos State …

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