CAF ELECTION: NIGERIA WILL CONSIDER REGIONAL INTEREST – DALUNG

The Ministry of Youth and Sports says it has received with dismay press statements and interviews granted by some officials of the Nigeria Football Federation committing Nigeria to supporting a candidate. The Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung said that the purported statement is very personal to the NFF President and does not represent the position of…

Burglars Attack ABS FC Office

The office of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), side, Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, was early Friday morning burgled by yet to be identified persons. The Director of Football of the club, Alloy Chukwuemeka, disclosed this in an interview with the newsmen in Ilorin on Friday. He said he was called by Club’s Administrative…

CAF Election: Pinnick Has Mandate To Use Discretion – NFF

Chairman of the Media and Publicity Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, Hon. Suleiman Yahaya-Kwande on Thursday cleared the air on the Federation’s mandate to its President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, with regards to the forthcoming election into the presidency of the Confederation of African Football. “The issue of which of the two candidates the NFF…

Seyi Akinwunmi Canvasses Corporate Support For NNL

NFF 1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has urged corporate institutions to give backing to the Nigeria National League in order for the new Board to be able to fully implement its laudable programs for taking the second tier of Nigerian domestic football to new heights of excellence. The experienced administrator and legal luminary, who…

ISSF Meetings: Tokyo 2020 Recommendation, Agenda 2020 Implementations and Championships Designation

The ISSF Executive Committee and Administrative Council unanimously approved the recommendation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic program that aims to achieve gender equality and retain 15 Olympic events. Agenda 2020 implementation and designation of 2018 / 2019 ISSF Championships organizers were also among key decisions taken during the meetings. The ISSF Executive Committee and Administrative…

Ekofootball Women Championship Hots Up: As Quarter Finals Holds Sunday

The 2017 Ekofootball Women Championship will gather more momentum this week as the quarter finals matches hold this weekend. With over 44 goals scored so far in the championship, more goals are expected when Young Talents 99 Angels taking on Ijamido Queens in the first quarter final match of the day on Sunday at the…

ONE MONTH TO – IAAF WORLD CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS KAMPALA 2017

There is just over one month to go until the IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala 2017 when the athletics world will focus its attention on the Ugandan capital as it hosts this biennial gathering of the world’s finest middle and long distance runners on Sunday 26 March. The oldest of the IAAF World Athletics…

LMC Announces New Dates For Rescheduled Fixtures Involving Continental Clubs

New dates have been scheduled for the postponed fixtures of Match Day 8 and 9 involving Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs participating in the CAF Club competitions as a consequence of their concluded first round ties. The League Management Company (LMC) also announced postponement of Match Day 13 and 14 fixtures involving Rangers International…

EXCITING END CAPS SOME FINE PERFORMANCES IN ICC WOMEN’S WORLD CUP QUALIFIER 2017

A pulsating last-ball thriller provided a fitting finale to the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2017, an important tournament that brought together 10 teams in a testing format that impacts the teams’ progression in the coming months and years. India’s stand-in captain Harmanpreet Kaur’s superb run-a-ball 41 in the final against South Africa showcased the…

HOSSZU, GYURTA and CSEH INAUGURATE BRAND NEW DANUBE ARENA

The brand new Aquatic venue that will host the upcoming 17th FINA World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, was officially inaugurated on Tuesday 21 February as Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban received FINA Executive Director Cornel Marculescu and FINA Vice-President Tamas Gyarfas in his office in the Parliament. Though the grand opening is scheduled for May,…

Sanya, China Awarded 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce that Sanya, China will host the 2017 edition of the Youth Sailing World Championships. As the premier event in youth sailing, more than 400 sailors from over 60 nations are expected to compete on the waters off Hainan Island from 09-16 December…

Zhang Jike Back in Action at ITTF Qatar Open

The long-awaited return to the table for Chinese superstar ZHANG Jike is over today, 23 February, as the London 2012 Olympic Champion returns to action at the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour Platinum Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar The Qatar Open is the first ITTF World Tour Platinum event of 2017, which is the highest…