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Gov Abiodun lauded on sports

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has been lauded for various achievements recorded in the sport’s sector, since inception in May, 2019. Commending the Governor during the send-off ceremony organised by the Management and Staff of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, in honour of the former Permanent Secretary, Mr. Peter Fagbohun, held at…

Photo news: Makinde watches 3SC game

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde (middle); Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Debo Ogundoyin and Commissioner for Special Duties, Chief Bayo Lawal at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasigba, Ibadan during a match between 3SC Ibadan and Ekiti United. PHOTO: Oyo State Government.

C’River athlete wins maiden Ikogosi marathon

…As Fayemi restates commitment to youth and sports development Cross River State–born Sadjo Ismael on Saturday made history by becoming the winner of the maiden edition of Ikogosi 10km Marathon race. He beat over 2,000 other athletes to the finish line to win the N1 million prize in an impressive time of 30 mins 40seconds….

Ruiz gives reasons for defeat in fight with Anthony Joshua

Ruiz was beaten convincingly in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. The Mexican had no answer to Joshua’s reach advantage, and was unable to land anything meaningful on the Brit, reports Daily Express. Joshua kept himself at range and refused to get drawn into any close encounters with the smaller man. In doing so, he lost…

Man United beat Tottenham 2-1, Radford voted Man of the match

Marcus Rashford was the toast of Old Trafford on Wednesday evening, after the Manchester United striker’s brace earned a brilliant 2-1 win over Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The homegrown hero broke the deadlock after six minutes with a powerful finish that beat the Spurs goalkeeper at his near post and he could have netted…

Lionel Messi wins 6th Ballon d’or

Lionel Messi has been awarded the 2019 Ballon d’Or. At a star-studded ceremony in Paris on Monday evening, the FC Barcelona star was crowned the world’s best player for the first time since 2015 and on a record sixth occasion overall after seeing off strong competition from the likes of Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk. There …

EPL: Manchester United, Liverpool end it 1-1

A late Adam Lallana goal rescued a point for Liverpool in a tense afternoon at Old Trafford where VAR took centre stage once again as the Premier League leaders and Manchester United shared the spoils. Towards the end of a tense first half Rashford broke the deadlock after he latched onto a fine cross into…

Nigeria, Brazil end it 1-1, Rohr set for AFCON

Super Eagles ended their encounter with four World Cup winners, Brazil 1-1 all in a match to tune the Nigerian soccer team for the next AFCON tournament. In a thrilling match in which both team scored in each half with the Nigerian team scoring in the first half and Brazil scored in the second. The…

Messi wins 6th FIFA Best Footballer of the Year Award

Lionel Messi has won the best men’s player at the Best FIFA Football Awards in Milan for the sixth time. However, Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk missed out on the top prize. Messi has been voted the world’s best the sixth time after he had won in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and…

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