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Turk Referee To Handle Nigeria-Argentina Match

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Cuneyt Cakir of Turkey has been picked to handle the Super Eagles’ final Group D fixture against Argentina on Tuesday at St Petersburg, with two other Turks alongside.   The 41-year-old who was in charge of proceedings when Juventus faced FC Barcelona in the 2014/2014 UEFA Champions League final will be assisted by compatriots Bahattin […]

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Dogara Commends Super Eagles Over Iceland Defeat

By   /  June 23, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has hailed the Super Eagles over their win over Iceland in the ongoing World Cup mundial in Russia.   He said with this win, the national team has put smiles once more on the faces of Nigerians after their disappointing outing against Croatia.   While urging […]

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Dogara Charges Super Eagles To Make Nigerians Proud

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has urged Super Eagles players  to make Nigerians proud as they prepare for the first match with Croatia in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.     In a statement issued on Friday,  Speaker Dogara called on all Nigerians to pray fervently for the success of […]

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USA, Mexico, Canada To Host 2026 World Cup

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

In a long-anticipated vote on Wednesday, the joint bid of the United States of America (USA), Mexico and Canada defeated Morocco its only challenger, to win the hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup. The result was determined by more than 200 national soccer federations, who cast their ballots to cap FIFA’s annual Congress. “This […]

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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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