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International friendly: Pharaohs invade Asaba, talks tough

International friendly: Pharaohs invade Asaba, talks tough

The delegation of seven –time African champions Egypt have arrived in Nigeria for Tuesday’s prestige friendly with Nigeria’s Super Eagles. On Sunday morning, a chartered Air Peace aircraft flew from Nigeria to Niamey, capital of Niger Republic to airlift the delegation to Asaba, capital of Delta State, where they confront three –time African champions Nigeria […]
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Kenyan referees for U23 Eagles, Libya tie

Kenyan referees for U23 Eagles, Libya tie

The Confederation of African Football has appointed Kenyan officiating officials for Monday’s game, with Anthony Ogwayo to serve as referee. Ogwayo will be assisted by Oliver Omondi Odhiambo and Tony Mudanyi Kidiya. Both will serve as assistant referee 1 and 2 while Israel Lemayian Mpaima will be the fourth official. The match commissioner for the […]
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Amuneke Qualifies Tanzania for 2019 AFCON

Amuneke Qualifies Tanzania for 2019 AFCON

Former Super Eagles assistant coach, Emmanuel Amuneke made history with Tanzania by guiding the Taifa Stars to their first Africa Cup of Nations appearance in 39 years after they defeated Uganda 3-0 at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Sunday. Goals from Simon Msuwa, Erasto Nyoni and a sublime header from Aggrey Morris secured […]
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Naval Training Command tasks officers on physical fitness

Naval Training Command tasks officers on physical fitness

Philip Nwosu The Nigerian Navy said its officers and men are in physically fit to be deployed for any operation around the country. The Flag Officer Commanding Naval Training Command Rear Admiral Stanford Enoch, made the assertion after a 10 kilometre route march in which over 1000 personnel of the Command in Lagos area participated. […]
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Zenith Bank /Delta Principals’ Cup: Keshi Stadium hosts final April 1

Zenith Bank /Delta Principals’ Cup: Keshi Stadium hosts final April 1

The final of this year’s edition of the Delta State Principals’ Cup has been fixed for April 1 and venue is the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Incidentally, this venue has hosted international matches in recent time. The Super Eagles defeated Seychelles 3-1on Friday at the arena and today, the U-23 team will tackle Libya in […]
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2019 Okpekpe 10km road race gets Obaseki boost

2019 Okpekpe 10km road race gets Obaseki boost

The seventh edition of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Silver label Okpekpe international 10km road race which holds on May 25 received a boost from the host state governor,Obaseki during the recent National Council of Sports meeting in Benin,capital of Edo state. At the meeting,Governor Obaseki told the gathering which had the Sports […]
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U-23 Eagles unleash Uzoho, Osimhen, 2 others on Libya

U-23 Eagles unleash Uzoho, Osimhen, 2 others on Libya

Emma Jemegah, Asaba  Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho, Victor Osimhen  have been deployed to assist the U23 Eagles beat their Libyan counterparts in Asaba today. Nigeria have also chiseled out, defenders Chidozie Awaziem and Valentine Ozornwafor from the senior team to help this particular cause. Former U-17 World Cup winners Kelechi Nwakali, Samuel […]
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…Bar journalists, fans from training

…Bar journalists, fans from training

Hundreds of fans and journalists alike were barred from seeing the national Under 23 team final training session at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, yesterday.  This was contrary to the official twitter handle of the Nigeria Football Federation @thenff which stated that, the U23 Eagles will have their final training at 5pm at the Stephen […]
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Ahmed Musa off to S’Arabia

Ahmed Musa off to S’Arabia

Super Eagles’ stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa is back to his base in Saudi Arabia, SportingSun reliably report. The winger, according to NFF Assistant Director of Communication, Ademola Olajire, departed the team’s camp at about 12pm on Sunday. The player, who will not feature against the Pharaohs of Egypt, was granted permission to return to Saudi […]
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Danger ahead

Danger ahead

By Joe Apu There are palpable fears for the safety of Nigeria’s Super Falcons and the Women’s World Cup due to commence in Paris June 7, 2019. Following issues involving Paris Saint-Germain ‘ultras’ around their game with Chelsea last Thursday, it was gathered that traveling fans from Paris had dangerous weapons and there are now […]
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