ICC CONGRATULATES MARSHALL AND ELWORTHY

The International Cricket Council (ICC) today congratulated Alex Marshall, ICC General Manager – Anti Corruption, and ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Managing Director Steve Elworthy, after it was announced they have both been recognized in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Marshall, former Chief Executive of the College of Policing has been made a CBE for…

League Bloggers Awards Announces Nominees For April NPFL Awards

Four players and four head coaches have been shortlisted for the April player and manager awards respectively in the Nigeria Professional Football League by the League Bloggers Awards (LBA). The four to vie for the player’s award are Lobi Stars goalkeeper Olufemi Kayode, Junior Lokosa of Kano Pillars, Emeka Ogbugh of Rivers United and Kwara…

Hamza Abara and Samson Obi Win League Bloggers Awards For March 2018

Niger Tornadoes head coach Hamza Abara and Abia Warriors striker Samson Obi have been named the Manager and Player for March in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) respectively by the League Bloggers Awards (LBA). The LBA announced the winners (today) Wednesday from a shortlist of eight nominees earlier in the week. Abara has been…

Junior Lokosa and Ramson Madu Win February’s League Bloggers Awards

Kano Pillars forward Junior Lokosa and Heartland head coach Ramson Madu have been named the NPFL Player and Manager for February respectively by the League Bloggers Awards (LBA). Lokosa and Madu distinguished themselves in the month under review to come out tops in both categories of the award. Lokosa saw off challenges from Kwara United…

Now That The Pitch Is Over – Jide Olaniran

Sometime ago the Nigeria Football Federation called a press conference to announce that it is going to organize its own awards ceremony to recognize and reward excellence in the game. According to one of the executive members of the football body “The stock of Nigerian Football is on the upward trajectory” emphasis is mine. If…

Lagos Bubbles As First – Ever AITEO/NFF Awards Holds

There is huge excitement and expectation in the Nigerian Football firmament as the inaugural edition of the NFF Football Awards, supported by partners AITEO as Sponsors and Lagos State as Host City, holds at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos on Monday, 19th February 2018. It is the first time that the nation’s…

2017 FILIPPI SPIRIT AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

World Rowing and Filippi Boats are on their way to pick the 2017 Filippi Spirit Award winner with the announcement of the top five finalists Featuring three Africans, a Serbian and one from Great Britain, the finalists were narrowed down from more than 20 applicants from 12 nations, including Olympic rowers, national team members and…