Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: Namibia Defeat Uganda in Windhoek…

Rugby World Cup African Qualifiers: Namibia Defeated Uganda Saturday in Windhoek during the Rugby Africa Gold Cup On Saturday 16 June, the Namibia senior rugby team the Welwitschias played against Uganda’s Rugby Cranes during the 2018 Rugby Africa Gold Cup, which is also a qualifier for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The Welwitschias…

William Ekong kicks off World Cup Fund-Raising Campaign

On the eve of the biggest celebration in world football, Nigeria star William Troost-Ekong has kicked-off a World Cup fund-raising campaign by the football movement Common Goal. William is one of 50 football players so far to have pledged 1% of their salaries to high-impact football charities around the world as part of Common Goal….

FIFA World Cup: Mikel Ready To ‘Carry’ Super Eagles On His Back

Known as ‘General Mikel’ by the Nigerian senior team playing body and backroom staff for his brilliant hold–up play, vision and authority on the field, but more importantly for his leadership, Mikel John Obi has assured that he is ready to lead Nigeria well at the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. Russia 2018 is Obi’s…

Nigeria and Kenya to Host 2018 African Junior Volleyball Championships

African Volleyball confederation’s (CAVB) SOC Working Group met in CAVB Headquarters on Tuesday to discuss the 2018 remaining African competitions and to approve the 2019 and 2020 calendars. CAVB President who led the working group asked the attendees to drop their opinions for a better future of African Volleyball competitions. “We ask all the attendees…

Ekiti Youths Hail Seyi Akinwunmi, Others On Donation Football Equipments

It was joy and excitement galore last week at the Oluyemi Kayode stadium, Ekiti state as youth teams drawn from across 16 local government areas in the state were given balls and other playing equipment to boost their game. The initiative tagged “One boy,one ball” and organised by Phoenix Athletics Sports Club and in conjunction…

Russia 2018: Super Eagles Train In Essentuki, Off to Kaliningrad Thursday

The Super Eagles have settled down nicely at their Sanatorium Istochnik Hotel, Essentuki team base camp at the FIFA World Cup and had their first training (open session) on Tuesday starting from 5pm Russian time. A delegation of 23 players and technical and administrative staff flew by executive jet from Vienna to Essentuki Airport in…