Billionaire Ubah unveils $30m stadia project in Anambra

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The Executive Chairman of the Capital Oil Group, Dr Ifeanyi Ubah has commenced a three hundred million dollar stadia project in the business community of Nnewi, Anambra State.   The project comprising synthetic and natural grass

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Enyimba wins Nigeria Glo Premier League: Gov. Ikpeazu dedicates victory to Abians

The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated the management and players of Enyimba International Football Club of Aba for emerging champions of this year’s Nigeria Glo Premier League Competition after yesterday’s goalless draw with Sunshine Stars Football

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Oliseh vs Enyema: I am no more the Eagles captain, I am no more the goalie, I am out of the team – Vincent Enyeama

Danlami Mohd According to reports, Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has resigned from the National team after 13 years of dedicated service to the Super Eagles.‬ ‪The embattled goalkeeper, who recently had a row with Super Eagles coach,

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Oyegun lauded over Gbajabiamila issue

By Alhaji Ganiyu Alao Prominent politicians in the South-West geo-political zone on Sunday gave the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie Oyegun a pat on the back for a job well done. They also praised

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ECOWAS Soccer Tournament: Nigeria Will Participate – FEYSOC

From Danlami Mohd,  Minna   The national executive secretary of the Federation of youth Soccer Clubs of Nigeria Hon A S Luya said Nigeria would participate in the 2015 Ecowas invitational soccer competition scheduled for July in Lome the Togolese

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Nigerian Player Collapses In Malaysia, Pronounced Dead In Hospital

Barely three minutes into a local friendly match in Malaysia Nigerian defender David Faramola Oniya collapsed on the pitch last Saturday.   Oniya, 30, who had applied his professional football in Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan was in his first season with

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FIFA U20: Nigeria through to round 16, beats Hungary 2:0

Nigerian U20 team has joined Brazil to the next round of the FIFA U20 World cup going on in New Zealand.   In the early morning of today (07.06.2015) Nigerian Flying Eagles beat the Hungary team 2:0 to come second

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FIFA Under 20 world Cup: Nigeria 4:0 Korea DPR by James Ojo

After a heavy 4-2 defeat in their first match against Brazil on Monday, Nigeria defeated Korea DPR 4-0 on Wednesday morning to brighten their hope of progressing to the last 16 at the ongoing FIFA U20 World Cup in New

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Barcelona wins La Liga

By James Ojo Barcelona emerged La Liga Champions after beating Atletico Madrid 1-0 at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday. Lionel Messi’s second-half goal ensured Barcelona maintained their four-point lead over Real Madrid who defeated Espanyol 4-1; with Ronaldo bagging a

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Manchester United jostles Arsenal for third-spot

Written by James Ojo   Manchester United is set to slug it out with Arsenal at Old Trafford on Sunday as they hope to cement their third-spot bid.   Though the key players of Louis van Gaal tutored Red Devils

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Fresh wins NFF best board member award

Written by Danlami Mohd, Minna   The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) Referee Appointment Committee Chairman, comrade Ahmed Yusuf Fresh, has won the best Board Member Award for the month of March and April. The award was announced on Thursday in

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Coach Ladan Boss loses wife

From Danlami Mohd, Minna   The Abia warriors FC technical adviser Mallam Ladan Bosso has lost his wife Hajiya Maryam Isah, who passed on last week Saturday. Hajiya Maryam was hail and hearty before her death. Family source said she

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Morata fires Juventus to Champions League final

Written by James Ojo Alvaro Morata was the hero on Wednesday night as Juventus cruise to Champions League finals on a 3-2 aggregate after forcing Real Madrid to 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu. The much anticipated encounter saw Real

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Barcelona holds off Bayern scare to reach Champions League final

By James Ojo Barcelona survived threats from Bayern Munich to qualify for the Champions League final slated for Berlin on a 5-3 aggregate after they were defeated 3-2 at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday night. Neymar scored a brace in

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‘You have to learn from mistake’, Wenger charges Arsenal ahead of Sunday’s clash at Old Trafford

Written by James Ojo Arsenal’s coach, Arsene Wenger has urged his side to get over Monday’s 1-0 to Swansea defeat and focus on Sunday’s clash with Manchester United noting that they “must take encouragement from defeat like that”. Arsenal paid

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Road to Berlin: Real Madrid, Bayern Munich eye dramatic comeback

Written by James Ojo Real Madrid and Bayern Munich would be hoping for a turn-around in their respective matches as they head into the UEFA Champions League second leg semi-final showdown on Tuesday and Wednesday to revive their title hopes.

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Nigeria/England Friendly: ‘Nothing concrete has been agreed upon’ – NFF

Written by James Ojo. As the much talked about international friendly between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Three Lions of England continues to garner momentum, the Nigeria Football Federation had revealed no concrete agreement has been reached as

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Messi sparkles, Gaurdiola in the dark: Reminiscence of UEFA Champions League

Written by James Ojo   Earlier in 2014, Lionel Messi was nothing but a shadow of himself on and off the field, as it seems everything was against him.   However, since the turn of the year 2015, the Catalans

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From Capital One Cup to Premier League Champions: How Mourinho has rejuvenated Chelsea

Written by James Ojo Forget the castigations!  Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea is arguably in the finest form of their life and undoubtedly a club to beat in Europe. Earlier in March, the Blues bagged the Capital One Cup in a mouth-watering

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Ifeanyi Uba 2:0 Enyimba: We are determined to excel – Club owner, Uba

From Chuks Collins, Awka   The proprietor of Ifeanyi Ubah Football Club, Dr Patrick Ifeanyii Ubah has commended his team for their resilient spirit shown both on and outside the football pitch.   This commendation came yesterday at Nnewi in

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Barcelona, Real Madrid seal win to revive title hope

Barcelona and Real Madrid recorded memorable victories on Saturday to maintain the two-points gap between them as they both gun for La Liga title.   Barcelona who was in the best form of their season under Luis Enrique ran riot

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Louis Van Gaal vs Tony Pulis: United battles West Brom at Old Trafford

Written by James Ojo   Following their 1-0 defeat to Chelsea and 3-0 demolition by Everton at Goodison Park last weekend, Manchester United would be hoping to revive their top four quest as well as avoid the indignity of losing

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‘Fight of the Century': Mayweather, Pacquiao go to war

Written by James Ojo   As the clamour for the ‘fight of the century’ continues to gain momentum, lovers of the ring and the whole world eagerly await where the pendulum would swing as to who will emerge winner of

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Jonathan to bring more young Nigerians into his administration

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday pledged to encourage young people in their businesses, sports and other areas of endeavour and empower them to be able to assume positions at all levels. The President was speaking in Lagos at an interactive session

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Samuel Eto’o goes to Italy, Joins Sampdoria

Cameroonian retired international super star Samuel Eto’o Fils has signed for Sampdoria (Italian Serie A), coach Sinisa Mihajilovic has confirmed.   On Sunday (24.01.2015) Eto’o will be officially presented to Sampdoria fans before their home match against Palermo.   Eto’o,

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Celebrating Chess In Nigeria By Odeyele Ayodeji Joseph

FAWOLE JOHN OYEYEMI: ONE OF NIGERIA MODERN ARCHETYPE OF THE GAME OF CHESS IN NIGERIA   Opinion – The game of chess unlike football is still very much unpopular in Nigeria, this game is basically for the intellectual and although

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Investigation: Documents Revealed How Gov. Udugha And Amaju Pinnick Wasted Millions To Host NFF By Fejiro Oliver

Opinion – For those still wondering how Amaju Pinnick emerged the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), their imaginations can cease as thrilling documents seen by Secrets Reporters has uncovered how millions was spent fictitiously to host NFF. In

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Uyo Friendly: TAN Charges Keshi on new players, AFCON ticket

. Congratulates Akpabio on New Stadium Written by Chuks Collins, Awka Ahead the international friendly match between two known football rivals in Africa -the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Black Stars of Ghana, in Uyo the Akwa Ibom State capital

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SEOF Delivers Package to Para-Soccer Winner

Written by Obi Ebuka Onochie Para Olympic soccer was held in Abuja indoor sports hall during the week the world celebrated world polio day which started from 20th and culminated on the 24th October 2014. Nine teams competed in the

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Stoke Coach, Mark Hughes Excited of Moses’ Performance

 … Says “He will always cause one or two problems for the opponents”   … Premier League results   Ahead of Stoke scheduled 8 weeks Premier League match against Swansea tomorrow, coach Mark Hughes yesterday heaped praises over dazzling performances

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