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Dalung To NFF: Focus On World Cup Preparations

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has commended the Technical and coaching crew of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF for efforts being put into preparations for the FIFA World Cup in Russia next month.   Barrister Dalung expressed delight in the team’s show of commitment, patriotism and unity of purpose as the […]

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Lagos Govt To Provide Viewing Centers For World Cup

By   /  May 15, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Tuesday said it would provide viewing centres in three locations, Ajegunle, Alimosho and Mushin, for the World Cup matches during Russia 2018.   Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commssion (LSSC), Kweku Tandoh, said this at the 2018 ministerial press briefing at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, Ikeja.   The […]

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Flying Eagles Off To Bissau For Niger 2019 Qualifier

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Flying Eagles, Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, will on Wednesday leave for Guinea Bissau, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said in Abuja on Tuesday.   Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications, said in a statement that the Flying Eagles have a date with their Guinea Bissau counterparts.   The match is the first […]

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Super Falcons Return To Camp For Gambia Thursday

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday said the Super Falcons would return to camp on Thursday for preparations for a 2018 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture.   The federation, in a statement in Abuja by its Director of Communications, Ademola Olajire, said the senior women national team’s qualifying fixture is against Gambia. […]

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Magu Unveils EFCC Football Club

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, stressed the need to adopt multiple measures including sports in order to effectively fight corruption. “Football as a sport is not new and we take delight in various sporting activities, this is the reason why we want to inculcate football as a strategy to fight […]

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Dalung Congratulates Abuja Swan Exco

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has congratulated the newly elected Executives of the Abuja Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) led by its Chairman Comrade Ndubueze Chidoka of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria.   Barrister Dalung said the emergence of Chidoka, a Mass Communication graduate from the […]

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NPFL: Pillars Manage Slim Win Over Akwa Utd

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Sport, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Kano Pillars Football Club on Wednesday defeated Akwa United FC of Uyo 1-0 in a rescheduled week 17 match of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) in Kano.   In the match played at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Pillars team captain Rabiu Ali scored the only goal through a penalty kick in the 39th minute. […]

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2018 World Cup: African Teams To Receive $2 Million Advance

By   /  May 2, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Russia 2018 World Cup The five African qualified teams for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup will each receive an advance of two million dollars of their prize money from FIFA towards their preparations.   The decision comes on the heels of negotiations initiated by CAF President Ahmad with the FIFA administration, leading to the […]

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal Boss To Leave Club At End Of Season

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Arsene Wenger is to leave Arsenal at the end of the season, ending a near 22-year reign as manager.   The Frenchman departs a year before his latest contract was due to expire.   The Gunners are sixth in the league and set to miss out on a top-four spot for the second straight season, […]

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Dalung Optimistic Despite Poor Start At Common Wealth Games

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung is confident that Nigeria will surpass its past record at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.   Barrister gave the assurance despite the country’s poor start at the Games in Gold Coast which enters Day 3 on Saturday.   “The Games have just started and our team has […]

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