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Buhari hails Super Eagles for AFCON 2019 qualification

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria on their qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations following the score draw against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg Saturday. The President, in a statement by Hus media aide, Femi Adesina, said he joined millions of football-loving Nigerians in commending the…

FIFA: Nigeria move up four points, as Belgium top world overall

Brlgium have taken top spot with Nigeria moving up four positions in the latest FIFA World Football Rankings. In the ranking published on the world football governing body’s website on Thursday, the Republic of Ireland dropped three places to 33rd. Nigeria’s Super Eagles garnered 1431 points as against 1415 it had in September to move up…

AFIFC: FBN FC pips SEC FC to win 2018 CBN Cup

 First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) Football Club of Lagos on Saturday, October 20, 2018, emerged champions of the 32ndedition of the All Financial Institutions Football Competition (AFIFC) defeating the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Football Club of Abuja by four goals to two via penalties in a pulsating match decided at the Lekan Salami Stadium,…

EPL: Chelsea 2- 2 Man United

Manchester United overcame their poor outing in recently by almost humbling Chelsea with an away win ib the English Premiership League game played on Saturday. The home team struggled with Ross Barkley’s 96th-minute equaliser at Stamford Bridge in Saturdays’ heated 2-2 draw, which saw one of Sarri’s assistants Marco Ianni spark a scuffle on the…

Lagos targets 150,000 participants for 2

…Increases Prize Money For Local, Physically-Challenged Athletes  …To Set Up Marathon Village, Eyes IAAF Silver Label No fewer than 150,000 athletes both locally and internationally are expected to participate in the 4th edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode said on Monday. Addressing a press conference at Lagos House…

Lagos Open: We’ll set up tennis academy to attract global attention -Ambode

…Says Future Tournaments Can Attract World Class Players Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday said the State Government will fully support the setting up of a Lawn Tennis Academy in the State that would make the annual Lagos Open International Tennis Championship attract the global attention that it truly deserves. Governor Ambode, who…

African Nations Cup qualifiers: Super Eagles defeat Libyans 4-0

The Super Eagles got their African Nations Cup qualifiers back, defeating the Mideterranean Knights of Libya 4-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uno, Akwa Ibom State. The match played on Saturday, October 13, 2018, saw Changchun Yatai striker, Odion Ighalo, scoring a hat-trick. Ighalo converted a penalty on him by the Libyan goal keeper at…

Chelsea: Hazard still dreams of Real Madrid move

Chelses forward Eden Hazard has said he still dreams of a move to Real Madrid but assured fans he would not force a move like Thibaut Courtois did earlier this year. The Belgium international was on target in Chelsea’s 3-0 win over Southampton on Sunday, his seventh goal in eight Premier League games this season

Man U face big decision on Mourinho

Manchester United “have big decisions” to make about the future of manager Jose Mourinho, according to former defender Rio Ferdinand. The Red Devils’ 3-1 defeat at West Ham on Saturday made this their worst start to a top-flight season since 1989-90. It is their third loss in seven league games and follows a home Carabao…

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