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Sadiq Umar Targets More Nets With Torino

AS Torino of Italy summer signing, Sadiq Umar says he hopes to consolidate on the goal he scored Thursday during a mid-season friendly with his club, as the former Spezia youngster aims to finally get his breakthrough at his new base. The 20-year-old Rio Olympics bronze medallist, who is on loan at Torino from fellow-Serie A side, AS Roma, struck ...

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2018 FIFA World Cup Official Match Ball Unveiled

A reinvention of a classic model with a brand-new panel design and the latest technology: in an exciting re-imagining, adidas today revealed the official match ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, which pays homage to the first-ever adidas World Cup ball. The Telstar 18 evokes unforgettable memories of the 1970 FIFA World Cup™ – and of legends like ...

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Kastina to play host to NLO Super 8

The Nationwide League One (NLO) on Friday said that the Muhammadu Dikko Stadium, Kastina would play host to the 2017 NLO Super 8. The clubs that won each of the eight groups in NLO Division One League will participate in the annual Super 8 tournament to determine the overall winner for the 2017 NLO Season. The Super 8 tournament is ...

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Serbia Will Support Eagles’ W/Cup Preparations – Gold

The president of Nigeria-Serbia Chambers of Commerce, Dr Temi Gold has reiterated that his office is engaged in plans to organise an international friendly for the Super Eagles against the East European nation to boost the three-time African champions; World Cup preparations. Gold further stated that the chamber is also in advanced process of getting a pre-World Cup training base ...

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Dede Targets Falcons’ Keepers’ Trainer’s Job

Female senior national team, Super Falcons’ former captain, Precious Dede has revealed she has a strong desire to join the squad’s coaching crew as trainer of the nation’s shot-stoppers. Having completed an advanced coaching course at National Institute for Sports (NIS), Dede says she is looking for an opportunity to impart the experiences she gained as a player in several ...

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Nigeria Aim For Scrabble Honours In Kenya

Nigeria’s team on Sunday arrived Kenya, where they are gunning for glory in the 2017 World English-Language Scrabble Players Association World Championship that started on Monday. It is the first time an African country would host a world scrabble championship and over 500 players are expected to participate in the competition, which ends on November 12. Champion of the competition ...

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For Lifters Get Commonwealth Games Tickets

Four Nigerian weightlifters have qualified for the 2018 Commonwealth Games scheduled for Gold Coast in Australia, an official of the Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) said on Monday. NWF Secretary-General, Umar Lambu, said the lifters qualified following their performance at the recent African Junior Championships in Uganda. Lambu named the lifters as Monica Uweh, Fatima Yakubu, Michael Anyalechi and Favour Agboro, ...

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Spain Register National Team For Copa Lagos

Spain have registered their beach soccer national team for this year’s COPA Lagos Beach Soccer Championship scheduled to hold from December 8 to 10   at Eko Atlantic City in Lagos. According to the organisers of the competition Kenetic Sports,   it will be the first time the Spanish side will be coming to Africa. Coach Joaquín Alonso’s side have appeared at ...

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Joshua Tells Wilder To Put Up or shut Up, Hearn Confirms Negotiations

Anthony Joshua has told heavyweight rival Deontay Wilder that he will not negotiate in public as his promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed talks over a much-anticipated fight will take place this week. WBA and IBF champion Joshua has been on a collision course with WBC title-holder Wilder throughout their respective rises to the top of the division. American Wilder called out ...

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Three Nigerians Make Africa Top 10

Three Nigerian Players , Krobapor Clement, Habeeb Temitope and Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori made the list of top 10 players in Africa in the latest World ranking published on Thursday .According to the official website of the World Badminton Federation although no African made the top 100 in the World the three Nigerian Badminton players were  in the top 283. With ...

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