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Martins Makes MLS Weekly Best

-Ordega Shines For Washington Spirit Fit-again Seattle Sounders of America striker, Obafemi Akinwunmi Martins has been named in Team of the Week for Major League Soccer (MLS) after scoring twice in a 4-0 win over Orlando City on Sunday. Martins missed 10 games in all competitions for Seattle Sounders and was sidelined for two months while the injury lasted, but …

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Five Home-based For Tanzania Clash

-Oliseh Holds First Training, States Satisfaction Only five players from the Glo Premier League will travel with the Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of nations qualifier away to Tanzania, according to national team coach, Sunday Ogorchukwu Oliseh. The Eagles’ gaffer stated as much at the opening of his first training camp with the Nigerian squad early Tuesday, as …

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AIRTEL RISING STARS 5: Lagos Boys, Girls Reach ARS National Finals

Lagos State boys and girls football teams have qualified for the finals of the Airtel Rising Stars final showdown to be held at Yaba College of Technology, Lagos. The Lagos State teams will battle other boy’s and girl’s teams from Benue State, Plateau State which emerged winners of the North Regional Championships and Rivers State boy’s and girl’s teams from …

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Taifa Stars Play Oman For Eagles

As part of the preparations for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria, Tanzanian Football Federation (TFF) have arranged an international friendly for their national team, Taifa Stars against Oman this Monday, August 24. The team will leave Dar es Salaam on Saturday 22 August for a week long camp in Turkey to prepare for the clash against …

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COUNTDOWN TO ALL AFRICA GAMES: Wrestlers Will Give Nigeria Gold – Igali

Four years ago in Maputo, Team Nigeria placed third overall at the end of the 10th All Africa behind South Africa and Egypt, even though the country’s traditional area of strength like weightlifting and wrestling were left out by hosts Mozambique. Team Nigeria also lost ground in table tennis and other combat sports at that edition. Now, weightlifting and wrestling …

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Ighalo Gives Watford Survival Tips

Watford of England striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has outlined some key pitfalls his club must avoid in order to remain in the English Premier League at the end of this season. The former Granada man who got his premier League career to a perfect start when he came of the bench to give Watford the lead in their opening day …

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Draw Rattles Akpoms

Hull City of England youngster, Chuba Akpom has expressed dissatisfaction over his side’s 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers away from home. The Tigers continued their unbeaten start to the new season on Sunday although they were forced to settle for a point from a 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers after taking the lead at the Molineux. Despite the positive result …

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I’m Not Guardiola -Oliseh Tells Amaju

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, has pleaded not to be compared with Bayern Munich coach, Pep Guardiola, stating that, he is just simply “Sunday Oliseh from Delta State”. The former Ajax of Holland mid-fielder was reacting to a presentation by the Nigeria Football Federation’s president, Amaju Pinnick, who called him the ‘Pep Guardiola of Africa’ during his unveiling as Nigeria …

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NFF Plan 4-Nation Championship

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) match agent Ebi Egbe has revealed that plans are in place for the country to organise a four-nation competition that could include Zambia and Angola ahead of next year’s Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Rwanda. Egbe after a meeting, with top NFF officials in Abuja disclosed that though arrangements for the tourney are not yet …

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Eaglets’ Arrival Lights Up Katsina

The under-17 national team, Golden Eaglets arrived safely in Katsina on Saturday amidst pomp and pageantry, after which they moved into the comfort of the expansive Katsina Motel located in Government Reserved Area. The Emmanuel Amuneke-led side, made up of 35 players and nine officials, was welcomed to their new abode by Alhaji Balele Dan-Arewa Kurfi, Senior Special Assistant on …

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