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NFF to move into Sunday Dankaro House next week, Giwa says

Chris Giwa, the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday said the federation’s secretariat would move to the Sunday Dankaro House at the Abuja National Stadium next week. Giwa, while inspecting the building told sports journalists in Abuja that he was impressed with the facility and the NFF would begin to operate from there…

Lagos commends residents’ conduct at World Cup viewing centre

The Lagos State Government has commended residents for their good conduct at the eight World Cup Viewing Centres throughout the period of the just concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup. Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Adedayo Tandoh, in a statement on Tuesday, said throughout the one month period the Centres were up and…

World Cup: Victorious French team gets heroes’ welcome

France’s victorious football team has paraded the World Cup before hundreds of thousands of fans in Paris. Jubilant crowds lined the capital’s main artery, the Champs-Elysées, to greet the team’s open-top bus. Jets saluted the players and the coach overhead, trailing smoke in French red, white and blue. The team was then honoured with an…

France beat Crotia 4-2, win World Cup 2018

France won the World Cup 2018 held in Russia scoring 4-2 against Crotia, ending the global soccer fiesta which began on June 14, 2018. France,  dominated by youthful side, emerged winners finishing the match in regulated tome of 90 minutes with an added time of 5 minutes. Clearly the French team was a better side…

Niamey set to host ECOWAS traditional wrestling tournament

The programme of the 11th Edition of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Traditional Wrestling Tournament took off in Niamey, Niger on Thursday, 12thJuly, 2018 with a courtesy visit by the Director of the Youth and Sports Development Centre (EYSDC) of the ECOWAS Commission, Mr. Francis Njoaguani to debrief the Niger Minister of…

Belgium crush England 2-0, clinch third place in World Cup

Belgium achieved their best World Cup finish as goals from Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard secured a 2-0 victory over England in Saturday’s third-place playoff in Saint Petersburg. Meunier, who missed the semi-final loss to France due to suspension, scored after just four minutes before Hazard grabbed a late second as Belgium eclipsed the side…

NFF crisis: Heed court order, Rep advises parties

The Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Sports, Mr Anayo Nnebe, has advised parties in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) crisis to heed subsisting verdict of the court. Nnebe made the remark in Abuja that the proper and responsible to do now was for both parties in the dispute to obey order of the…

Pains, agony as England miss golden World Cup chance

England’s bid to reach a first World Cup final since 1966 came to an agonising end as they lost in extra time to Croatia in Moscow. Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute of the semi-final, slotting in from Ivan Perisic’s flick-on into the area. England – in their first…

World Cup: Crotia set final against France, beat England 2-1

It was a heartbroken England side after ther extra time of 30 minutes in their semi final match with Crotia. The match played for 120 minutes end 2-1 in favour of Crotia against England. The match was tactical from the beginning with both teams dominating at intervals. However, while the full time game of 90…

Elated Ronaldo says Real remains home despite Juventus move

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has joined Juventus, becoming one of the four most expensive players of all time. A deal worth 112m euros (£99.2m) has been reached between the two clubs that has seen the Portuguese sign a four-year deal with the Italian champions. Ronaldo, 33, won four Champions League titles in his nine…

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