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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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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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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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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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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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Football: Samson Siasia Appointed U-23 Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed former Nigerian Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia the head coach of the national U-23 team.   Siasia who will be assisted by Fatai Amoo was the former Nigerian U-20 and U-23 national teams

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Stephen Keshi Sacked, Shauibu Amodu Takes Over

In view of the unimpressive performances of the Nigerian Super Eagles after the team won the African Nations Cup in 2013, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sacked the head coach, Stephen Keshi.   Shauibu Amodu has been appointed to take

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NFF Crisis: Impeached Maigari Re-Instated By FIFA

Nigeria may not qualify for the Nations Cup 2015 in Morocco By our reporter   The corrupt Nigerian football federation (NFF) is still deeply engulfed in the crisis surrounding the impeachment of the President of the NFF, Aminu Maigari.  

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Igbo Society Unites Austrians And Africans In Austria: Sports Festival 2014

Ambassador Abel Ayoko, Special Guest of Honor  Athletics  Sack Race Children’s Entertainment Football Mama Eagles vs. Papa Eagles Imo vs. Anambara, Enugu vs. Abia Cameroon vs. Ghana, Sans Papiers vs. NAFA, Congo vs. Gambia, Ivory Coast vs. Fair & Sensible

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AFCON: Mikel opted out of Liberia clash —Coaching crew

CHELSEA midfielder Mikel Obi opted out of next month’s 2013 AFCON clash in Liberia because of the astro turf pitch in Monrovia. However, with the Liberians now shifting the game from an artificial pitch stadium to one with natural grass,

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New Eagles win Keshi praises 0

Global Reporters Vienna Keshi Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has praised the contribution of players making their international debut after the 0-0 draw with Menas of Niger Republic in an international friendly match played in Niamey on Wednesday. Sunshine Stars’

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“Okocha’s, Kanu’s Big Boys Era Destroyed Eagles”: Samson Siasia Too Arrogant

Fellow Nigerians, lovers of football and followers of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, thanks for the prayers and the unquantifiable supports to the Sampson Siasia’s lead Super Eagles till now. This kind of support was last seen in 1993 en

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