EKOFOOTBALL BEACH SOCCER EASTER FIESTA HOLDS ON 2ND OF APRIL 2018

The 2nd edition of the Ekofootball beach soccer Easter Fiesta is scheduled to take place on the 2nd of April 2018, at the Hard Rock Café, Oniru, V/I, Lagos. The event kicked-off last year as a means by which the Lagos State Football Association thanked its affiliates for their efforts and also to mark the…

ITTF Museum Officially Launched in Shanghai China

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Museum has officially opened today, 31 March 2018, in Shanghai, China, together with the China Table Tennis Museum. The ITTF Museum, which was originally housed at the ITTF Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, made its star-studded opening with ITTF President Thomas WEIKERT, Honorary President XU Yinsheng, Vice Mayor of Shanghai…

7 days to go till first FIG Parkour World Cup

The start of the first FIG Parkour World Cup series is just a week away, with the inaugural competition scheduled to take place from 6 to 8 April in Hiroshima, Japan. Some thirty athletes representing 20 nations are expected at this first official FIG Parkour competition, which is taking place as part of the Japanese…

Chikwelu, Oparanozie To Lead Nigeria’s Super Falcons Against France

Just days after the Super Eagles concluded the first phase of their 2018 FIFA World Cup actual build–up with useful encounters against Poland in Wroclaw and Serbia in London, and the U20 boys concluded a two-match tour of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Senior Women’s Team, Super Falcons are also having a good kick…

Nigeria’s Aigbogun Delighted By Benefits of Egypt Tour

Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has declared that the objectives of his Nigeria U20 boys’ two–match tour of Egypt have been met, despite the Flying Eagles losing narrowly 1-2 to their Egyptian counterparts in the second match in Alexandria on Wednesday. Both teams had played out a scoreless draw at the same Borg El-Arab Stadium in…

Under–Strength Super Eagles Lose To Serbia in London

An under–strength Super Eagles failed to fly in London on Tuesday night as two second half goals by Serbian forward Aleksandr Mitrovic condemned Gernot Rohr to only his second defeat in 14 matches in charge of Nigeria. Installed 20 months ago, the Franco-German tactician has seen his wards win eight of those matches, with four…

Commonwealth Games 2018: Team Nigeria Receive Nike Kits

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) on Tuesday in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, presented to her 2018 Commonwealth Games-bound athletes (as well as her elite performers), wrestling kits from sportswear giants Nike. The kits which include wrestling boots/singlets, ear guards and knee pads, are part of a partial sponsorship deal struck by the federation with…

AFGHANISTAN WIN ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP QUALIFIER

Off-spinner Mujeeb Rahman upstaged Rashid Khan’s world record of fastest to 100 ODI wickets while opener Mohammad Shahzad produced a sparkling half-century as Afghanistan defeated the Windies by seven wickets to win the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 at the Harare Sports Club on Sunday. Mujeeb returned figures of 9.5-0-43-4, including three wickets in…