Home » SPORTS NEWS (page 5)

SPORTS NEWS

Oyo Revokes Swimming Pool Contract

Oyo State Government has revoked a contract for renovation of the swimming pool at Lekan Salami Sports Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan. Reptiles have taken over   the abandoned swimming pool of the stadium also called Adamasingba Stadium because of the thick bush surrounding the facility, which was officially opened by the Adetunji Olurin administration. The construction of the stadium started in 1977 …

Read More »

Osimhen Will Shine For Rohr – Opabunmi

Former Nigerian under-17 prodigy, Femi Opabunmi, looks forward to see another Nigerian under-17 emeritus, Victor Osimhen making marks in the Super Eagles. He told Sports Village Square that Osimhen should maximize the current Super Eagles’ call up to seal his mark in the Gernot Rohr’s team. Both Opabunmi and Osimhen made great marks in their respective global age-regulated tournaments in …

Read More »

Nigeria Athletics’ Coaches Set To Elect Representative Into New AFN Board

Track and Field Coaches across Nigeria are finally set to conduct their polls to produce a viable representative that would be their voice in the incoming board of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, AFN. Coach Stephen Nuhu who is the scribe of the Track and Field Coaches of Nigeria (TAFCAN) in a statement issued on Wednesday said the coaches are …

Read More »

Turkish Pupils Welcome Onazi To Market

Man of the people? The Super Eagles midfielder surely had a great time in the company of the kids Ogenyi Onazi never expected the greetings he received on Tuesday morning when he visited a local market in Turkey and was amazed to see a whole school population bump into him. The Trabzonspor midfielder decided to go to the market himself, …

Read More »

Echiejile Devoted To Helping Children

Sporting Gijon’s Elderson Echiejile is keen to help and support children by ‘fighting for their smiles’ for a better future. The 29-year-old defender who is on loan from Ligue 1 side, AS Monaco shared a short video declaring his readiness to fight and put smiles on children’s faces. Echiejile who has made three league appearances for Sporting Gijon since January …

Read More »

Onyekuru Nominated For Best Young Player Award In Belgium

Hot in demand Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru has made the final shortlist for the best young player award in Belgium following his impressive showing for newly promoted Eupen. The Nigerian who has 21 goals this season in all competitions will be up against Anderlecht 20 year old midfielder Youri Tieleman‎ and 19 year old KV Oostende Nany Dimata for the …

Read More »

NFF Cut Short Eagles Stay In Paris

. Team To Travel Out On Monday For France The senior national team in Nigeria won’t be spending the number of days they were expected to spend in the camp in France later in the month, Owngoalnigeria.com can exclusively reveal. Sources at the glass house confirmed to our editorial desk that the team is due back in Nigeria on the …

Read More »

Access Bank/UNICEF Polo: Sublime STL Titan, Susplan In Impressive Start

The   2017 Access   Bank-UNICEF   Charity Shield Polo tournament   galloped-off on   a blistering note Wednesday at the Fifth Chukker Polo and Country Club, Kaduna with three championship games in the Access Bank Cup series.Kaduna Sublime,   Lagos   STL Titans and   Kano   Susplan   galloped   off on   impressive notes,   in   the   opening   day   competitions   that   pitched   twelve   ambitious   and equally matched teams. Kaduna Sublime, …

Read More »

My Son Will Not Play For Nigeria – Ojokojo

Former Nigeria youth international forward, Torunariga Ojokojo has confirmed that his son, Jordan Torunarigha, is not interested in playing for the senior national team of Nigeria. Torunarigha is rated as one of the upcoming defenders in the German Bundesliga, where he scored his first senior goal over the weekend in their 2-0 win over Darrmstadt from his role as a …

Read More »

No Goalkeeping Crisis In Super Eagles-Rufai

Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Peter Rufai has assured Nigerians that the injury-induced absence of the country’s number one goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme, would not affect the national team adversely in the forthcoming Cameroun 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier against South Africa. Nigeria will host South Africa in Uyo in the first of the 2019 qualifiers and Rufai is certain that any …

Read More »