Sunshine Stars’ Sikiru Alimi Yearns For More VAT Wonder Goal Honours

Sikiru Alimi has the typical build of an active athlete and spots the scraggly beards that is trendy amongst contemporary youths globally. But his appearances does not give a hint of his push and drive on the pitch, a monstrous chase that covers almost every blade of grass on the field in pursuit or possession…

Stephen Keshi Under17 Tourney Gets Trophy, NFF Endorsement

The maiden edition of the Stephen Keshi U17 tourney, scheduled to hold in the month of June 2018 in Benin City, the Edo State Capital, has been receiving support from all and sundry. The organizers of the event and the umbrella body of Nigerian Footballers, past and present, National Association of Nigerian Professional Footballers (NANPF),…

NFF Takes Note Of Supreme Court Verdict, Says No Cause For Alarm

The Nigeria Football Federation said at the weekend that it had taken note of the decision of the Supreme Court to refer back to the Federal High Court, to start afresh a case brought before the apex court by two football stakeholders against the NFF leadership. NFF 1st Vice President/Chairman, Legal Committee, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi,…

NPFL 2018 Match Day 19: DAUDA RED CARD LEADS TO STALEMATE

Ten-man Enyimba dominated proceedings, but could not find the breakthrough, drawing 0-0 against Akwa United on Sunday. The two-time African champions were forced to play the entirety of the second half a man light, following the sending-off of goalkeeper Fatau Dauda five minutes before the break. The Ghana international was one of a number of…

Henri Demesmaeker and Frederique van Eupen (BEL) Win 2018 Nacra 15 Worlds

Over the last week in Barcelona, 60 eager Nacra 15 youth teams representing 18 Nations and four continents sailed their inaugural Nacra 15 World Championship. Competitors from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Canada, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Italy, US Virgin Islands, Holland, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, Switzerland and the United States. Catalonian weather conditions…

NPFL18 Match Day 19 Preview: Abia Warriors Versus Rivers United

Rivers United aim to compound Abia Warriors’ misery… This season’s Nigeria Professional Football League reaches the halfway stage on Sunday and Rivers United is one of 20 sides in action. The ‘Pride of Rivers’ make the short trip to Umuahia to face Abia Warriors with important points up for grabs. United come into Sunday’s fixture…

ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019 SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

The International Cricket Council today confirmed the schedule of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which will be staged in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July. England will open the tournament at The Oval on 30 May when they will take on South Africa, while Australia will launch their title defence on…

NNL Matchday One Preview: Kogi United vs Aklosendi FC

The much awaited 2017/2018 Bet9ja Nigeria National League, NNL will commence on today, 28th of April, 2018. One of the opening day fixtures is the encounter between Kogi United FC and newcomers Aklosendi Int’l FC from Lafia slated for Confluence Stadium, Lokoja by 4pm. This is the first meeting between both sides as the Lafia…

91 Teams Set For 2018 Winners Golden Bet Lagos FA Cup

91 teams set for 2018 Lagos FA Cup…36 Lion boss eyes top prize A total of ninety-one football clubs, from different parts of Lagos state are set to do battle for the 2018 Winners Golden Bet sponsored Lagos FA cup. At the seminar and draws ceremony held at the SWAN Secretariat, National stadium, Lagos, 87…

NNL MATCH DAY ONE PREVIEW: Osun United FC vs Remo Stars FC

Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) will kick-start the Bet9ja Nigeria National League (NNL) season on Saturday 28th of April, 2018 with a mission to return to topflight football when they travel to faceoff with Osun United at the Oshogbo Township stadium in Osun State. Both sides will renew their Southwest rivalry after the Sky Blue…