Tag: sports

Conte Punishing Mikel At Chelsea For Playing For Nigeria’s Dream Team V1 Says Eagles Coach

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr, has blamed John Mikel’s woes at Chelsea on his outing for Nigeria’s Dream Team V1 at the last Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil where the team won bronze. The coach, who spoke yesterday at a press conference in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital,[Read More…]

FC IfeanyiUbah Wins 2016 Federation Cup

Fc IfeanyiUbah also known as Anambra warriors have won the 2016 edition of the Federation Cup. The feat was achieved through a 5-4 penalty win over Nasarawa United after the game ended goalless at full-time. The Anambra Warriors will now represent Nigeria at the continental level in the CAF Confederations[Read More…]

“I Have Not Signed For Kano Pillars” – Joseph Yobo Denies Media Reports

Former Super Eagles defender and captain, Joseph Yobo, on Thursday, said he was yet to join Kano Pillars or any other Nigeria Professional Football League club. The League Management Company had announced that Yobo had agreed to join the Sai Masu Gida and could feature against Sunshine Stars last weekend.[Read More…]

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook Founder Arrives Nigeria, Meets Tech Players At CoCreation Hub

The world’s 7th richest man and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg quietly came into Nigeria today to see how Facebook works in Nigeria, how it can be improved and how it can support tech development in Africa. He was at CC Hub in Yaba, Lagos State and Linda Ikeji posted the[Read More…]

Mikel Obi’s Father Dissapointed With The Buhari Led Gov’t

Pa Michael Obi, father of the national Under-23 team captain Mikel Obi, has expressed his disappointment over the treatment of the team after winning bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Pa Obi said that he had expected his son to lead the team to the country to be given[Read More…]

Former Super Eagles Skipper, Joseph Yobo, Has Signed for Kano Pillars

Former Super Eagles skipper, Joseph Yobo, has signed for Kano Pillars as the League Management Company (LMC) Ambassador and could make his debut against Sunshine Stars next week. Four-time champions Pillars, Ifeanyi Ubah, Akwa United and Wikki were all in the race to sign the defender, who won 101 caps[Read More…]

Just In: Usain Bolt Wins His 9th Gold With Another Runaway Win

Usain Bolt brought the curtain down on his Olympic career with a record-equaling ninth gold medal, anchoring Jamaica to relay glory in a perfectly-scripted finale to complete his unprecedented “triple triple.” The 29-year-old superstar, widely seen as the greatest sprinter in history, stormed over the line in 37.27 seconds to[Read More…]

3 Days Before Closing Ceremony, Nigeria’s Olympic Kits Finally Arrive Brazil

Team Nigeria took delivery of their much-awaited kits after most of the athletes had concluded their events, some even back to their bases already. The kit came in on Thursday, just three days before the August 21 end of the games. A top official of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria[Read More…]

Ebere Nwankpa: Nigeria Will Not Qualify For the 2018 World Cup In Russia And Here’s Why

Nigeria Will Not Qualify For the 2018 World Cup In Russia We Do Not Deserve To, And Here’s Why. While some might use what I am shortly about to write to aver the opposite, in order to ‘kill the messenger’ as it were, let me state clearly and without equivocation[Read More…]

Joao Havelange, Man Who Made Fifa A Global Powerhouse Dies At 100, Neither Drank Nor Smoked

Joao Havelange, who has died at 100, was the man who made FIFA a global powerhouse, only to resign under a cloud of corruption that has darkened the world footballing body’s reputation. His death was confirmed Tuesday by the Samaritano Hospital in Rio de Janeiro. He had been treated there[Read More…]