The Nigeria Football Federation has explained why the players and officials of the Under-20 Girls National Team, Falconets, overstayed at the Istanbul Airport. The NFF General Secretary, Dr. MOHAMMED SANUSI, who made the clarification in a statement on Wednesday, maintained that there were a lot of factors that led to the delay the players experienced […]

Nigeria’s Super Falconets are expected to be back in action at the 2022 FIFA women’s World Cup in Costa Rica, when they face Canada in their last Group C game. The game is scheduled to hold on Thursday, the 18th of August at the Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto, in Costa Rica, 3am Nigerian time. The […]

Nigerian athlete, TOBI AMUSAN has set a new record after winning gold in the 100 meters hurdles at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the United Kingdom. The 25-year-old clocked 12.30 seconds to set a new games record. This is coming two weeks after she became the first Nigerian athlete to win a World Athletics Championship […]

Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuroye has won gold in the women’s 57kg freestyle category at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.  She defeated India’s Anshu Malik 7-3 on Friday in Birmingham to help Nigeria to its first gold medal in wrestling. The 28-year-old came under pressure but was equal to the challenge from the Indian. Earlier in the day, Tobi Amusan […]

Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Rivers United have denied ISHAQ RAFIU’S transfer to Slovenian club, NK Maribor. You would recall that NK Maribor announced the winger’s arrival on Tuesday but Rivers United in a statement earlier today described the report as false and schemes by mischief makers to mislead the unsuspecting members of the public. […]

Super Falcons duo, OSINACHI OHALE and RASHEEDAT AJIBADE have been named in the Best Eleven of the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. Centre-back, OHALE featured in all of Super Falcons’ six games in the competition and was named Woman of the Match in Nigeria’s third group game against Burundi. Atletico Madrid star, RASHEEDAT AJIBADE […]

Two tennis athletes from Oyo State have won Gold and Silver medals at the maiden edition of a six days championship tournament held at Lagos lawn tennis club, Onikan Lagos. The chairman of the Oyo State Sports Council, Ibadan Honourable GBENGA ADEWUSI made this known earlier today at the Lekan Salami Sports complex, Adamasingba, Ibadan. […]

by JADESOLA AJIBOLA The Federal Government has rescinded its decision to suspend Nigeria’s basketball teams from all international competitions.   The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports Development ISMAILA ABUBAKAR disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja.   He said the latest decision is based on a letter of appeal from the Nigeria […]

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