Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Umar Sadiq diagnosed with season-ending cruciate ligament injury

Super Eagles striker Umar Sadiq may miss the rest of the season after sustaining a cruciate ligament injury in Real Sociedad's La Liga match against Getafe at the weekend.Real Sociedad lost the match 1-2. Sadiq, who limped out of...

Edo Queens, Nasarawa FC, FC Robo, Delta Queens Secure Semi-Final Spots

Edo Queens, Nasarawa FC, Robo Queens FC and Delta Queens, yesterday, advanced to the semifinals of the Betsy Obaseki Women's Soccer Tournament (BOWFT) after an impressive display in the quarterfinals of the tournament. Edo Queens cruised to the quarter-finals by...

GAC Motors, Dradrock, Pepsi and others endorse the FGDC for International Pairs 2022 |

fast-growing auto company GAC Motors; Real estate giants, Dradrock; Iwosan Lagoon Hospital, Gree Airconditioners, Meristem and Pepsi have supported Falcon Golf Development Company (FGDC), the organizers of the annual International Pairs Golf Championship.FGDC Director General Remi Olukoya revealed that...

Man Utd defeated after leading English football tributes to Queen Elizabeth II

Manchester United led English football's tributes to Queen Elizabeth II ahead of their 1-0 defeat to Real Sociedad in the Europa League, while Roma manager José Mourinho mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth II. monarch on Thursday.Players from United,...

Betsy Obaseki preaches fair play as goals rain down on BOWFT’s opening weekend

The First Lady of Edo State, Mrs. Betsy Obaseki, has called on the teams participating in the second Betsy Obaseki Women's Soccer Tournament (BOWFT) to adopt fair play as they battle for honors in the pre-season competition. Speaking on the...

The facts, fables and weaknesses of the NFF elections

It appears that the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) board election train has left Terminus. The contestants are preparing for the election despite an overwhelming "consensus" that some changes to the electoral rules must be made in order to usher...

Aruna finally conquers Assar to claim the African title

Since 2018, Quadri Aruna has played second fiddle to Egyptian Omar Assar in the finals of continental tournaments, but yesterday in Algiers, the Nigerian broke the curse to emerge as the new African Men's Champion.Both players were not really...

Mathias Pogba denies his involvement in the extortion of brother Paul |

Mathias Pogba denies any involvement in the extortion reported by his brother Paul, a World Cup-winning soccer player, and which is the subject of an investigation, his lawyer said Friday.Mathias's denial in a statement released by his lawyer, Richard...

Ten Hag keeps Antony waiting for Man Utd debut decision

Erik ten Hag has yet to decide whether to give Brazilian striker Antony his Manchester United debut in Sunday's clash with Premier League leaders Arsenal.Ten Hag spent 82 million pounds ($94 million) to sign Antony from Ajax on Thursday.But...

Big spenders Chelsea and Man Utd have ‘head start’ on Spurs: Conte

Antonio Conte fears that the massive spending by Chelsea and Manchester United has given them a "huge advantage" over Tottenham in the fight for the top four places in the Premier League.Conte got his wish from chairman Daniel Levy...

Multichoice announces open sports weekend on Dstv and Gotv

Multichoice Nigeria has announced an open weekend of football frenzy for all lovers of the beautiful game.According to the firm, for the first time, 11 English Premier League (EPL) matches will be open to DStv and GOtv subscribers from...

Nigeria to miss out on Commonwealth Games relay gold after team member tests positive for steroids |

Nigeria to miss out on Commonwealth: A member of the Nigerian women's 4x100m team competing at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has tested positive for drugs, putting the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) in the midst of a new...

Only ex-players can revive Nigerian football, says Nwosu

Forms go on sale today Only ex-players can revive Nigerian football: Former international Henry Nwosu has called for more former national team players to enter the race for the presidency of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).His call comes as...

Unicentral Praises FCT Minister for Granting AIM Hosting Rights to Company

Unicentral Resources Generation Limited CEO Zsusanna Ogunmiloyo praised the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijani Aliyu, for awarding his company the only place in the Territory for a full marathon (42.195 km ).A statement from...

Sokoto excited as U-12 and U-15 National Handball Championships kick off

The U-12 and U-15 national handball championships kicked off in Sokoto State with boys' and girls' teams from all over the country battling it out for the honours.The handball development championship, organized by the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN),...

NSF steps up preparations for 2022 African Scrabble Championship title defense

The Nigerian Scrabble Federation (NSF) said over the weekend that it has stepped up preparations for a successful defense of its title at the 2022 edition of the African Scrabble Championships to be held in Zambia from October 21-24.National...

Nigeria to host African U-19 Women’s Volleyball Championship

Nigeria will host the African Volleyball Nations Championship (U18 Women), from August 30 to September 10 at the Indoor Sports Hall of Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja. The championship is a competition for national teams, with players under 18 years of...

PFAN wants the head of the NFF Electoral Committee to resign to others

CAS receives a request to file a lawsuit against NFF for Confederation Cup nomination The committee to elect new officials on the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) board may be dissolved, if the latest move by the Professional Footballers Association of...

Dignitaries storm Osogbo for Ogunjobi Cup final as Remo Stars win trophy

Yesterday, top football dignitaries stormed the Ataoja Science School football field to witness the final match of the Taiwo Ogunjobi Memorial Cup competition.It was an exciting atmosphere to see all the presidents of the state soccer associations in the...

Newcastle stop Man City in six-goal thriller

Erling Haaland helped Manchester City come back from 3-1 down to salvage a 3-3 draw in a thrilling encounter at Newcastle on Sunday.Despite Ilkay Gundogan's early strike for City, Newcastle had the champions on the ropes as strikes from...
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