• Goffin Sends Jokovic Out Of Monte Carlo

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    David Goffin proved too hot to handle for Novak Djokovic as the Belgian 10th seed reached the Monte Carlo semi-finals with a thrilling 6-2 3-6 7-5 victory on Friday. Former world No 1 Djokovic saved four match points but cracked under his opponent’s tremendous pressure on the fifth as Goffin set up a last-four meeting…

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  • Zesco, Rangers Clashed Shifted By 2 Hours

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    Saturday’s CAF Confederation Cup second leg qualifying tie clash between Zambia’s Zesco United and Nigeria’s Enugu Rangers has had their kick-off shifted for two hours. The encounter which was slated to commence by 3pm will now hold at 5:30pm at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola, where the Super Eagles crushed the Chipolopolo of Zambia…

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  • Nick Kyrgios withdraws from Monte Carlo Masters

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    Australian Nick Kyrgios has confirmed he has delayed the start of his clay-court campaign until May. The 21-year-old made the announcement via his Twitter account on Good Friday. The news was not unexpected as it was reported earlier in the week that he was considering pulling out of the Masters Series event in Monte Carlo…

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  • Nigeria Set To Pitch Camp In France

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    Nigeria’s Super Eagles are set to camp in France according to plans by head coach Gernot Rohr. The three-time Africa champions will open the camp from the 23rd of May as part of preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier aganist South Africa. While in France they are scheduled to play a friendly…

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  • Over N1Bn Spent On Reconstruction of North-east In 2017 – PCNI

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    The Presidential Committee on the North-east Initiative (PCNI) has revealed that it has spent more than one billion naira (N1bn) on the reconstructing and intervention in North-eastern Nigeria in the first quarter of 2017. This was disclosed by the committee’s director of programmes, Mohammed Danjuma, during the launching of the PCNI’s dashboard to bring all…

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  • I Want To Make A Difference – Bunmi Blair

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    One of Nigeria’s aspiring coaches and Abuja-based journalist, Bunmi Haruna, has disclosed that his love for youth development had long pushed him to make a difference; hence, his completion of a CAF ‘License B’ coaching certificate, in Abuja, recently. ‎Haruna, who was one of the 75 participants put through modern-day coaching techniques during the two-week…

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  • Iber Cup To Honour Bauchi Gov In Portugal

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    Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, has been invited to grace one of the world’s most popular youth soccer tourney, the Ibercup, in Portugal. Organisers of the tournament have already invited the governor as a special guest during a gala night, where patrons of the clubs that have participated in the tournament would be honoured….

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  • Worst Is Over For 3SC, Relieved Amoo Gushes

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     On a day his opposite number on the El-Kanemi Warriors bench, Ladan Bosso accepted his side was inferior, Shooting Stars coach, Fatai Amoo lavished praises on his players and declared that trouble times are over for the Ibadan side. Junior Merenini had struck early in the second half to help Shooting Stars to a slim…

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  • Ganaru Yet To ‘Feel God’, Inspite Of Win Over Enyimba

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    It is not yet Uhuru for Wikki Tourists head coach Baba Ganaru, despite picking an important home win against visitors Enyimba of Aba in the Matchday 16 Nigeria Professional Football League encounter decided at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, on Wednesday. Ganaru, who joined the Tourists this season, believes only an away win will…

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