Pinnick: 2017 Was Great, But 2018 Will Be More Glorious

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has expressed the satisfaction of the Federation with on-field and off-field results for Nigerian Football in the outgoing year, while expressing conviction that the year 2018 will bring forth more honours and even greater global recognition for the Nigerian game. In the year 2017, the…

Nadal Pulls Out Of Brisbane, Eyes Australia Open Return

World Number One Rafael Nadal as tweeted that he would not be taking part in Brisbane as he shifts his focus to the first Grand slam of the year which serves-off in Australia January 2018. The Spaniard who had an incredible 2017 that saw him win two Grand Slam titles and four other titles on…

Huge excitement, As Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Ball Rolls Again

There is a high level of excitement and infectious ecstasy as the fourth edition of the Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Mini-Tournament comes to a climax at the Lagos Campos Mini-Stadium on Friday. Sponsored by the 1st Vice President of Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, the show –stopping event has over the years attracted leading administrators,…

CAVB Completes Beach Volleyball Coaching Course in Eritrea

The CAVB Beach Volleyball Coaching course completed in the Eritrean Capital Asmara on Monday after 5 days of excessive work during the event which held in the Eritrean Olympic Committee Hall. In attendance at the closing ceremony to distribute the certificates to the succesfull participants, were National Olympic Committee President Mehari Tesfay, the local Volleyball…

COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2018: ATHLETES INTENSIFY TRAINING IN ABUJA, LAGOS AND PH

Athletes preparing for the Commonwealth Games billed for April 2018 have intensified preparations in various camps across the nation. The Ministry of Youth and Sports began its first phase of camping on December 17, 2018 in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja. Boxers, Table tennis and Para Table tennis players are camping in Lagos, the weightlifters…

STAR CRICKETERS’ SONS LOOK TO SHINE IN U19 Cricket World Cup

Past U19 Cricket World Cups have seen quite a few sons of international cricketers in action and this time is going to be no different with Austin Waugh and Thando Ntini among those looking to display their potential in a tournament that showcases future stars every two years. Austin Waugh, the son of former Australia…

CAVB International Beach Volleyball Coaching Course Opens in Eritrea

The African Volleyball Confederation “CAVB” has organised a successful International Beach Volleyball Coaching Course in Asmara, Eritrea. Eritrea Volleyball Fed President Desale Kalei opened the course in presence of the FIVB Instructor Mohamed Benhamida and 26 participants representing different provinces across the country. “I want to thank the CAVB for their continuous efforts towards developing…

US Jury Convicts Two Former FIFA Bosses

Jose Maria Marin and Juan Angel Napout have been convicted by a US Jury in New York, The Jury found former Brazil Football Confederation boss Jose Maria Marin (85), Juan Angel Napout (59) guilty alongside former top man at the Paraguayan Football Federation Guilty of corruption charges. Both men were found guilty of bestowing television…

ICC ANNOUNCES WOMEN’S ODI AND T20I TEAMS OF THE YEAR

The International Cricket Council today announced the women’s ODI and T20I teams of the year with England’s Heather Knight named as captain of the 50-over side and Stafanie Taylor of the Windies appointed captain of the 20-over side. The two sides were selected by the same panel, which had voted for the annual individual awards,…