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TPPA offers American scholarships to young players

Junior tennis activities in Nigeria received a major boost over the weekend, with one group, the Tennis Players Parents Association (TPPA), declaring its intention to award overseas scholarships to young players.The group said the scholarship awards are part of...

The coach of the Super Eagles is confident in Nigeria’s victory against Algeria

Super Eagles head coach José Peseiro has expressed confidence that the Nigerian team will emerge victorious against the Algerian Desert Foxes when the two teams meet in an international friendly on Tuesday.The Super Eagles and the Desert Foxes will...

Banana thrown at Richarlison as Brazil thrashed Tunisia

Richarlison was the target of a banana thrown by the crowd as Brazil thrashed Tunisia 5-1 in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday, while Neymar moved closer to Pele's all-time goalscoring record for the five-time world champions.Play at the...

Spain takes the place of Portugal in the semifinals of the Nations League

A late goal from Álvaro Morata gave Spain a 1-0 Nations League win over Portugal in Braga on Tuesday and sent them through to the semi-finals.La Roja needed to win to finish top of League A Group 2 but...

PFAN files contempt of court charges against Pinnick and 13 others

The crisis rocking the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) elective congress scheduled for September 30 in Benin city, Edo state, may be far from over as the Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (PFAN) ), yesterday began a contempt of court...

Mikel retires from football

Former Super Eagles captain and Chelsea legend John Mikel Obi announced his retirement from professional football yesterday.Obi, who enjoyed a highly successful career at both club and international level, took to his official Instagram account to reveal his decision...

Southgate is running out of time to arrest England slide

Gareth Southgate claimed England have taken a "step in the right direction" but relegation from the top tier of the Nations League suggests the Three Lions are slipping.Southgate have just 59 days to stop the rot before England's World...

YASA Dubai, Fujairah Airport Announce Connection for Qatar 2022 World Cup Fans

Football fans can fly directly from Fujairah to attend World Cup matches in Doha Customized all-in-one hospitality packages are now available to book Football lovers can enjoy the world famous unique attractions of FujairahYASA Dubai, a leading project...

Portugal overtakes the Czechs as Dalot bags prepare

Defender Diogo Dalot scored twice as Portugal beat the Czech Republic 4-0 in Prague on Saturday to move within a point of reaching the UEFA Nations League play-offs. Portugal, who won the first edition of the Nations League in 2019,...

Ex-International, Paul Yusuf, protests the disqualification of the NFF presidential elections

Former Nigerian goalkeeper living in Canada, Paul Yusuf, has protested his recent disqualification from running for the presidency of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) by the Electoral Committee. The election is scheduled for September 30, 2022 in Benin. He said...

ICC bosses arrive as participants arrive tomorrow

LOC declares Nigeria ready for the tournament Some senior officials from the International Cricket Council (ICC) have arrived in Nigeria over the weekend for a working visit. The officials included ICC Development General Manager William Glenwright and Africa Development Manager...

Galaxy Academy looks for new paths in the search for talents

Galaxy Sports Academy has said that it is introducing a new dimension in talent search in Nigeria with internships that set it apart from many other academies. Founded in 2014 by former player, Mr. Austin Akpehe, and registered as a...

The recovery of Barça forecasts revenues of 1,300 million euros

Barcelona forecast revenue of 1.255 billion euros ($1.254 billion) for the 2022-23 season, with an expected profit of 274 million euros.The Spanish team has been under great economic pressure in recent years, but gained financial leverage this summer with...

Defending champions Kano Pillars face early exit as Offa VC leader board

The defending champions, Kano Pillars, won only one game and recorded three losses with a total of three points in the current Nigerian Volleyball Premier League 2022 in Akure.Underdogs, Offa Volleyball Club, lead the men's table. They are the...

Napoli makes title claim in Milan to maintain top spot in Serie A

Napoli announced their bid for the Serie A title with Sunday's 2-1 win against AC Milan, who maintained their leadership of the league, while the crisis at Juventus deepened after a humiliating defeat at Monza.Second-half goals from Matteo Politano...

Real Madrid triumphs over rival Atlético in a pointed derby

Rodrygo and Federico Valverde scored to give Real Madrid a 2-1 victory over neighbors Atletico Madrid in a heated derby on Sunday as they returned to the top of La Liga.Carlo Ancelotti's side have started their title defense in...

Coaches protest alleged shoddy treatment at presidential reception for athletes

The Nigerian coaches, who were at last Thursday's presentation and award ceremony for the Nigerian team athletes at the 2022 Commonwealth Games, criticized the way they were ignored during the event despite their contributions to the athletes' success in...

Nwaneri becomes the youngest player in the English Premier League at 15

Arsenal's Ethan Nwaneri became the youngest player in Premier League history yesterday, making history when he came on as a substitute in a 3-0 win at Brentford, reports espn.com.Nwaneri came on for Fabio Vieira in the 90th minute as...

Ekong, Musa, Uzoho, others arrive in Algiers as officials leave Abuja today

Satellite television broadcast outfit Multichoice on Thursday brought together its partners, including journalists, to preview its offerings ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, which it plans to broadcast live to its Nigerian audience.The 2022 Qatar World Cup will...

Keira Walsh: The most expensive signing in women’s football

Women's football is growing a lot. There have been impressive crowds at the Camp Nou for the Champions League, and this year's European Championship in England broke the world record for audience and attendance.Obviously, that makes the salaries of...
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