William Ekong kicks off World Cup Fund-Raising Campaign

On the eve of the biggest celebration in world football, Nigeria star William Troost-Ekong has kicked-off a World Cup fund-raising campaign by the football movement Common Goal. William is one of 50 football players so far to have pledged 1% of their salaries to high-impact football charities around the world as part of Common Goal….

Nigeria’s ‘Focused’ Super Eagles fly to sixth FIFA World Cup finals

Super Eagles, The Super Eagles will fly out of their Avita Resort in Bad Tatzmannsdorf, Austria to Russia on Monday for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals – their sixth appearance in seven finals since making a memorable debut in the USA in 1994. Since emerging from an appropriately–styled ‘Group of Death’ in the African…

NIGERIAN MIDFIELDER NWOBODO CROWNS SEASON WITH HUNGARIAN CUP TRIUMPH.

Former Rangers International talisman, Obinna Nwobodo is over the moon after winning first trophy in his debut season in Europe. Nwobodo helped Ujpest FC to win their 10th Hungarian cup after a penalty shoot-out victory against Puskas Academy. The Final game had finished 2-2 and Ujpest won 5-4 on penalties to qualify to play Europa…

NBBF HOLDS STAKEHOLDERS MEETING NEXT WEEK

The Nigeria Basketball Federation will be meeting with stakeholders on the 16th and 18th of May as part of activities to start the 2018 basketball league season in Nigeria, The annual stakeholders meeting which traditionally heralds the league season in Nigeria will hold in Lagos on Wednesday, 16th and Abuja on Friday, 18th of May….

Ogbugh Says Supporting Charity Behind His VAT Wonder Goals

Three-time VAT Wonder Goal Award winner, Emeka Ogbugh has revealed that supporting charity work is a motivation that spurs him to put in the extra work that has seen him win the award in three consecutive seasons of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Ogbugh won the award in the 2015/16 NPFL season with Heatland…

GYMNAST JADE FAULKNER RELISHES C’WEALTH PARTICIPATION.

Nigeria’s flag bearer in the Rhythmic Gymnastics event, Jade Faulkner has expressed delight in representing Nigeria at the XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. The 24 year old who is the first female gymnast to represent Nigeria in Rhythmic Gymnastics spoke on how she traced her heritage to the 2018 Commonwealth Games. “I did a…

DALUNG PROMISES TRAINING GRANTS FOR FOREIGN AND HOME ATHLETES

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has assured Nigerian athletes currently in the Commonwealth Games village in Gold Coast, that the federal government will not discriminate against athletes during payment of training grants. The Minister made the remark during his second visit in one week to the village to make clarifications on…

Ikpea To Lecture Crown Supporters On Hooliganism

The National Chairman of Nigeria Football Supporters club, Rev. Samuel Ikpea will be a special guest speaker at the sensitisation programme organised by the management of Crown football club, Ogbomosho, ahead of the 2018/2019 NNL season. Ikpea, who is renowned for his immense experience garnered over the years as a football promoter and supporter, is…

Oui! WBSC Website Now In French, 6 Languages

More than 2 billion people globally can now navigate the World Baseball Softball website in a language they understand Targeting 275 million French speakers worldwide and 1 billion players and fans over the next decade, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today launched a version of its website (wbsc.org/fr) in French, the official language of…

Nairobi Comes Alive For 2018 ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup

The Kasarani Indoor Arena of Moi International Sports Centre will be agog from Thursday March 1 as the best 32 table tennis stars in Africa converge for the 2018 ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup. 29 years after staging the maiden ITTF World Cup, Kenya is hosting the three-day tournament, which serves as continental qualifiers for…

MFM FC Continue Smooth Home Run, Defeat Wikki Tourists FC

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC continued their fine home form on Wednesday at the Agege Stadium, after claiming a 2-1 win over Wikki Tourists in one of Matchday 6 fixtures of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). MFM FC dominated early on in the game with Olatunbosun Sikiru winning the first free kick […]…