Reigning Commonwealth champion, Odunayo Adekuoroye has assured Nigerians that the female team will not disappoint the country as they begin their quest for medals in the female event at the 12th Africa Games in Morocco. The Ondo State-born wrestler will lead the female team including nine-time African champion, Blessing Oborodudu (68kg), Aminat Adeniyi (62kg), Blessing […]
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Fans have been so special to Nigerian sprint queen, Blessing Okagbare and they won’t let her soak down after her disqualification from one 100metre sprint race which howbeit took everyone not pleased including the athlete. On Monday the Nigerian international had a false starter and by the rules of the ongoing All Africa Games in […]
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Germany based goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye has been handed his first invitation for the Super Eagles by head coach, Gernot Rohr for next month’s international friendly against Ukraine. Also getting the nod for the first time is Scotland –based and Rangers FC midfielder Joe Aribo. Okoye who is with Fortuna Düsseldorf takes the place of Daniel […]
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The Super Eagles of Nigeria will battle the Indomitable Lion of Cameroon in AFCON last 16, sportinglife.ng can report. The fixture emerged on Tuesday evening after defending champions Cameroon and Benin played out a goalless draw, allowing both sides to progress into the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations. The result means Cameroon […]
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Team Nigeria’s Para Table Tennis athletes currently participating in the 2019 Para Egypt Open/Para African Championships in Alexandria, Egypt, have so far won nine medals. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the medals comprise of five gold, two silver and two bronze. Nigeria is being represented by nine athletes in the competition that served off […]
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Serena Williams ignited talk of a dream-team partnership with home favorite Andy Murray after declaring her availability for the Wimbledon mixed doubles on Saturday. Murray returned from a five-month injury lay-off last week to win the men’s doubles title at Queen’s Club with Feliciano Lopez and is entered with Pierre-Hugues Herbert at Wimbledon. The […]
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Super Falcons Assistant Coach Maureen Madu has made the list of 23 prominent Nigerian Women to be inducted into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame at a ceremony scheduled to take place in Abuja on June 27. A list of the inductees obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) from National Centre for […]
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With six points and two goals in the kitty in two matches Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr may be tempted to rest key players in the last group match against Barea of Madagascar on Sunday. One person who will be watching to see how the match pans out is Rohr’s wife who is from […]
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Nigeria’s Future-Eagles Nigeria’s national under-15 boys football team, the Future Eagles, on Sunday lost their final game at the U-16 International Dream Cup in Japan 2-1 to their Romanian counterparts. Romania’s Robert Todol scored in both halfs to give his team victory over the Nigerian boys. Egesionu Sopuruchukwu, who was impressive in the four-team tournament, […]
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Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has stated categorically that he will quit the game and face business pointing that he would not have anything to do with football which brought him fame and wealth. Disclosing this exclusively to NFF media, Mikel said: ‘“Life after football? I don’t know if I will still be in […]
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