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    El-Kanemi Set For New Season, Ends Trials

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    El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri is set for hostilities in the fast approaching 2014/2015 season after concluding a week trail of invited players from various premier league clubs across the country. The trial was rounded up with a friendly match between the Maiduguri based club and Yerwa Football Academy also of Maiduguri. The encounter ended 3-1…

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    Nigeria Basketball Leagues Resumes March

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    Action in the Nigerian Basketball Professional Leagues for Men and Women, the DSTV Premier Basketball League and the Zenith Bank Female League is set for action this March. According to a release from the secretariat of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) , action for the 2014/2015 DSTV Premier league starts from the March 6, 2015…

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    8 Nigerians Make ITF List For AJC

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    Eight Nigerian starlets have been pencilled down by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for the Africa Junior Championship (AJC) slated for March this year in Tunisia. The players who featured at the just concluded 2015 West &Central Africa Junior Circuit championship were picked for their outstanding performances at the event. The players listed to fly…

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    Glo Has Boosted African Football – Hayatou

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    The President of the Confederation of African Football, Alhaji Issa Hayatou has expressed appreciation for the efforts and contributions of Globacom to the development of football in Africa. Hayatou who was speaking at the third contract signing ceremony between Globacom and CAF for the sponsorship of the Glo CAF Awards, said that the company’s sponsorship…

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    Who Wins 2014 Glo-CAF Awards?

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    All is now set for the winner of the 2014 Glo-CAF best player to be unveiled in a gala night scheduled to hold at the Convention Centre, Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos, Nigeria. Today, the best footballer on the continent will be known with top CAF dignitaries spearheaded by its president Issa Hayatou already in…

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    Eaglets Shelve Festive Activities For Glory

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    In order to concentrate and post good performance at the CAN U-17 Championship, Niger 2015, the Golden Eaglets have suspended observing public holidays to continue with training at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project in Abuja. With all the national teams on break except the Golden Eaglets, its coach Emmanuel Amuneke, revealed the shelve was to enable…

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    LMC Assures NRA Of Support Over Referees’ Test

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    Managers of the Nigeria Glo Premier League, League Management Company (LMC) has assured the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) of their support in order to boost their capacity building and development programs which will lead to improved professionalism in handling games of the Glo Premier League. Salihu Abubakar, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the LMC…

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    CAF: NFF Warns Kano Pillars, Enyimba, Wolves, Dolphins

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    Nigerian clubs set to compete in next season’s continental competitions either in CAF Champions League or CAF Confederation Cup have been warned by the Nigeria Football Federation to avoid sanctions associated with late registrations. To this end, the NFF says clubs like Kano Pillars and Enyimba in the CAF Champions League and Warri Wolves and…

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    How Maigari Was Removed By Executive Board

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    Contrary to widespread belief that former Nigeria Football Federation president, Aminu Maigari was impeached by his executive board via voting, LEADERSHIP Sports reliably gathered he was removed yesterday when the executive committee met at the Glass House in Wuse Zone 7, through a simple vote of no confidence passed on him. News passed around immediately…

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    Uneasy Calm As NFF Board Meeting Holds Today

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    There is uneasy calm as the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) meets today at its secretariat in Abuja to deliberate on how to move Nigerian football forward as well as make sacrifices to advance football development. NFF president, Aminu Maigari is expected to address a world press conference after the deliberations. The…

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