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    Fashanu Drums Support For Jonathan

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    Former Nigerian international John Fashanu has thrown his weight behind President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election bid stating that the president has done well in the area of sports. Fashanu, a one-time Nigeria Football Federation board member spoke yesterday at a press conference in Asokoro Abuja. Fashanu who plied his trade in England during his active days…

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    Amuneke Hails Ace After Eaglets’ Draw

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    Golden Eaglets’ Head Coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, has thumbed-up Ace Football Academy of Kaduna after they forced his wards to a 1-1 drawon Saturday at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project in Abuja. Christian Charles gave the Golden Eaglets a first half lead when he converted a penalty after Suleiman Muhammed ‘s goal-bound shot washandled in the box…

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    Super 4 Will Generate Excitement For Football League – Glo

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    Title sponsor of the Glo Premier League and National Telecommunications Company, Globacom, has enjoined teams participating in the 2015 Super 6 tournament to re-ignite fans’ interest as the new season approaches. The Super 6 which started in Abuja on Saturday, January 24 and will be rounded off by January 31, 2015 have premier League champions…

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  • Eagles To Face Yemen Not Sudan In Friendly

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    The Super Eagles Team B will no longer play an African team as planned in its second international friendly with Sudan scheduled to play Eagles have withdrew from the encounter. And following the last minute withdrawal of the Sudanese national team from the international friendly against the Nigerian side, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has…

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    Nigerian Basketball League Begins March 6

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    The much anticipated Nigerian Professional Basketball League season for Men and Women, the DSTV Premier Basketball League and the Zenith Bank Female Leagues will resume this March, LEADERSHIP has learnt. Already the leadership of the federation and secretariat of the NBBF are perfecting plans to ensure that basketball fans across the country are treated to…

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    Salami Heads To Serbia For New Club

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    Warri Wolves striker and Super Eagles striker, Gbolahan Salami has left the team’s camp in Dubai to go and complete details of his contract with a Serbian side. To this end, Salami will not be available for this weekend’s encounter. Nineteen players and their officials are the ones in Dubai preparing for the Yemeni friendly…

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    NBBF Annual Stakeholders Forum Holds Feb 1st

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    The annual National Stakeholders Consultative Forum and Pre-season Seminar for members of the Nigerian basketball fraternity will hold February 1-5 at the National Institute for Sports, Package B, National Stadium Abuja. The Pre-season event is heralding preparations for the jumpball of the 2014/2015 basketball season in Nigeria and organisers, the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) says…

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    2015 Glo-CAF Awards Accreditation Begins

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    All is set for the 2014 GLO – CAF Awards. Already, Media Accreditation has begun in earnest with local and international journalists expected from different parts of the world to cover the annual soccer event that celebrates the best of African football including footballers, coaches and administrators who have distinguished themselves in playing or managing…

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    NIPOGA 2014: Cancelled 5000 Metres Race For Today

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    The cancelled 5,000 metres race between fierce rivals Abiola Salako of Yaba Tech Lagos and Peter Istifanus of Plateau Polytechnic Barkin Ladi will be retaken this morning. It was mild drama yesterday at the on-going Nigeria Polytechnic Games (NIPOGA) in the 5000 metres race following the cancellation of the race by the athletics officials. The…

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    Mark Mentors Storm Tunis For Continental Hostilities

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    Nigeria and FIBA Africa Zone-3 runner-up Mark Mentors basketball have arrived Tunisia in readiness for final round of the 29th Africa Champions Cup slated for December 12 to 22, 2014. The club left Nigeria Tuesday night aboard Emirate airline enroute Dubai for the tournament in Tunis. The Abuja based club is making its debut in…

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