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 […]

Nigeria’s history of outstanding sports performance

Nigerians are some of Africa’s greatest sports people in a variety of disciplines, from boxing to athletics to weightlifting. Clayton Goodwin looks at some of the most outstanding figures from the last 60 years. Since independence Nigerians have made impressive sporting progress. Although football remains closest to the national heart, the country can be proud of achievements across a […]

There’re many Amokachis, Finidis, Okochas in NPFL, Esin tells NFF

Following the not too impressive friendly games played by the Eagles during the international break, former international, Etim Esin, has advised the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to give players in the domestic league opportunity to blossom. Nigeria had featured in two friendlies, losing 0-1 against Algeria and playing 1-1 against Tunisia ahead of their next […]

Pogacar rides to victory at Tour de France

PARIS-Riding high on a performance for the ages, 21-year-old Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar was cruising into Paris with the race leader’s iconic yellow jersey Sunday, on his way to becoming the youngest post-war winner of the showpiece event that braved, and overcame, France’s worsening coronavirus epidemic. On the 21st and final stage, a […]

Naden accepts apology over racial abuse

An NRL investigation into racial abuse hurled at Brent Naden last month has been closed after one of the men ejected from Central Coast Stadium apologised to the Penrith centre. The apology was made on behalf of the eight spectators who were thrown out of the ground on August 14 when Naden signalled he has […]

Moses still good enough to play for Eagles, says Akanni

Former international, Waidi Akanni, believes Victor Moses, who retired from the Super Eagles immediately after the Russia 2018 World Cup, still has the ability to play for the senior national team if he changes his mind. Moses, who spent last season on loan from Chelsea at Serie A giants, Inter Milan, was impressive in a […]

Clearing of ‘rubbles’ begins at Lagos National Stadium as demolition ends

 Baba Ijebu may take over complex soon After two weeks of ‘operation pull down illegal structures’ at the Lagos National Stadium, the exercise ended yesterday, according to an official of the Ministerial Implementation Committee. The action is aimed at returning the stadium to its original design. Already, some major structures, including the popular Ojez spot, […]

Fuludu, Ikpeba petition FIFA, Buhari over emergence of new Delta FA board

Begin legal battle to reclaim mandate The emergence of ex-Nigeria international, Kenneth Nwaomucha as chairman of Delta State Football Association in an election conducted in Asaba on Tuesday, may have ignited another legal battle in the nation’s football, as the incumbent chairman, Edema Fuludu and his vice, Victor Ikpeba have vowed to pursue the matter […]