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Falcons Need Global Impact – Mmadu

A charge has gone to the female national team, Super Falcons to step up efforts and ensure they pick up glorious results on the global scale, as former member of the side, Maureen Mmadu believes they should stop being ‘local champions.’ Speaking against the backdrop of the Falcons’ stunning 8-0 victory against Mali last weekend, Mmadu said she was enchanted ...

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Henty Hails Pato, Boateng

Olimpija Ljubljana of Slovenia youngster, Ezekiel Henry (Henty) has expressed admiration for two ‘senior’ players he had the pleasure of rubbing shoulders with at AC Milan, as he recalls days together at San Siro with Brazil’s Alexandre Pato and Ghana’s Kevin-Prince Boateng. Although both stars have since left Milan, following diverse tumbles in their fortunes at the club, while Henty ...

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Keshi Signs New Contract Friday

-As NFF Mellow Down Stiff Terms An end will finally come on Friday to the long-drawn saga over a new contract for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winning coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, as impeccable sources revealed to SportsDay late Thursday that The Big Boss has agreed to accept terms offered him by Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). It was gathered further ...

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Ighalo Faces FA Hammer

-Nottingham Accuse Watford Star Of Stamp Watford of England striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has found the chance of suspension starring him in the eye, as he could be punished retrospectively for an apparent kick at Erich Lichaj of Nottingham Forest. The incident, which occurred in Ighalo’s side’s 3-1 win over Forest in a lower division, English Championship match on Monday ...

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AFRICAN YOUTH ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS: AFN List 27 Athletes, 8 Coaches

-Funds May Stop Nigeria’s Participation Oke.oluku@sportsdayonline.com The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Thursday, named 27 athletes, 15 boys and 12 girls including 8 coaches to represent Nigeria at the 2nd edition of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) African Youth Athletics Championship scheduled for Mauritius this April 23-26 even as lack of Fund may stop Team Nigeria from participating. In ...

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Lagos Stages Seminar For Sports Officers

-Easter Athletics Championships Holds In an effort to re-engineer sports development in Lagos and enhance performance of its sports officers, the Lagos State Sports Council organised a two-day seminar held at the board room of the council, Rowe Park, Yaba. The seminar organised in conjunction with the Office of the Lagos State Head of Service, Public Service Office (PSO) was ...

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Archery Federation Suspend Scribe

-Secretary-general Hit For Misconduct The board of Nigeria Archery Federation (NAFED) in an emergency board meeting held at the boardroom of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), National Stadium, Lagos, slammed an indefinite suspension on its Secretary General, Mr. Olugbenga Olatunji, for gross misconduct and anti-federation activities. According to the media director of the federation, Toyin Ibitoye, the decision to suspend Olatunji, ...

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IOC President Congratulates Buhari

-Invites President-elect To Lausanne President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach has congratulated Nigeria’s president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari on his sweeping victory at the polls. The president-elect was also extended an invitation to him to visit the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland and Buhari, who is also the NOC’s Grand Patron, will be a special guest for Bach. ...

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British Club Woo Mustapha Abdullahi

It has be gathered that an unknown club based in the United Kingdom have joined Ligue 1 side, FC Nantes in the race for under-20 national team, Flying Eagles defender, Mustapha Abdullahi. The British club, who have won the European Cup in the past, started showing interest in the Flying Eagles defender after he was extensively scouted by their representative ...

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Stoke Calm Moses Injury Talk

Stoke City of England are staying calm over the latest injury to hit the club’s Nigerian winger, Victor Moss, as The Potters’ manager, Mark Hughes says the setback is not as serious as is being reported by the media. Rather than feel alarmed that Moses has been hit with yet another injury, so soon after returning from a spell out ...

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