Austin Eguavoen: Fashioning a football brand, style for Nigeria my mission

The National Technical Director (NTD), of the Nigeria Football Federation, Augustin Eguavoen has revealed that his mission at the secretariat of Nigeria’s football governing body will be to fashion out a brand of football style peculiar to Nigeria.Fielding questions from SportingSun in Abuja recently, the former Super Eagles captain and chief coach, dismissed the insinuation […]

Amoo confident as Golden Eaglets battle Young Elephants

• Nigerian referees on duty Five-time world champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, and the Young Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire will file out for the first match of Group B of the West African Football Union (WAFU) B Tournament this evening with both teams looking to pick up the three points at the Lome’s Stade […]

Israel Adesanya wins MMA’s ‘International Fighter of the Year’ award

Beats Kamaru Usman, Shevchenko, others Nigeria-born, New Zealand-based professional mixed martial artist, Israel Adesanya, has emerged International Fighter of the Year at the 12th World MMA Awards. He brushed aside stiff challenge from top sports personalities, including his fellow countryman, Kamaru Usman, to win the award. Others nominated for the award were Aung La N […]

I’m up for anything, victorious Joshua tells Fury

Buhari, Dare, Glo hail world champion Anthony Joshua is far from fazed by Tyson Fury’s attack on him on Saturday night, saying it was ‘good to hear’ the Gypsy King talking up a fight between the pair, reports metro.co.uk. Joshua knocked out Kubrat Pulev on Saturday night at Wembley Arena, defending his WBA, WBO, IBF, […]

Foreign technical adviser Gurusinha dreams new heights for Nigeria’s cricket

• NCF unveils Sri Lankan as national team coach Nigeria’s new cricket national team head coach and high performance manager, Asanka Gurusinha, has revealed that the country has enormous potential that could become world-beaters in the near future. Gurusinha, who was unveiled to the Nigerian cricket community yesterday in Abuja by a deputy director at […]

NPFL will keep suffering with wrong people in charge, says Gara-Gombe

Former Gombe Football Association Chairman, Ahmed Shuaibu Gara-Gombe, has said that the rescheduling, again, of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) till next week was a result of having wrong people managing the league, which he said was inimical to the growth of the country’s football. The 2020/2021 NPFL season earlier rescheduled to start this […]

Nigerian kid shinning with Berliner AK 07

He is just 10 but Nigerian Yusuf Babangida Aliyu is already turning the eyes as a  sensation with Berliner AK 07 in the  German Regionalliga Nordost  in the states of Berlin. Born 4 April 2010 in Berlin, Yusuf  holds dual citizenship  as a Nigerian-German;  and was actually born into a footballing family  with his father […]