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Gateway FC Management Charged On Improved Performance


The Chairman, House Committee on Youth, Sports and Employment Generation, Hon Ganiyu Oyedeji has charged the management of the Gateway Football Club to improve on its performance so as to climb the Premiership ladder. Oyedeji gave the charge while leading other members of the Committee on oversight visit to the Ministry of Youth and Sports at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta. He equally challenged ... Read More »

2018 World Cup: Wenger Tips Eagles To Do Well


Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger has tipped the Super Eagles of Nigeria to do well in the Russia 2018 World Cup. Wenger Wenger who made his feelings known in a social media post in the club’s officials page added that Nigeria will do well at the tournament. “Good morning congratulations to all our fans in Nigeria – I know that you are very, very many  and ... Read More »

Over 20 Ogun Athletes Recieve National Call Up- Afuape

Hon. Afolabi Afuape

afuape  In Ogun State, over 20 Athletes in different sporting activities have been called to the National Camp following their outstanding performances at the just concluded National Youth Game in Ilorin, Commissioner for Youth and Sports in the State, Mr. Afolabi Afuape has said. Afuape made this known when Members of the State House of Assembly Committee on Youth, Sport and Employment Generation visited the ... Read More »

CAF Picks Moses, Abdullahi


The Confederation of African Football has  named Super Eagles stars Victor Moses and Shehu Abdullahi  in its Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying  XI. Nigeria  defeated  Zambia 1-0  in Uyo on Saturday to qualify for  their sixth  World Cup, with Chelsea wing-back Moses and Cyprus-based defender  Abdullahi proving  themselves  in the encounter. This will be Moses’ third straight selection as he was also named in the ... Read More »

Sharapova Triumphs In Tianjin Opener


Maria Sharapova made an impressive start to the Tianjin Open on Wednesday, beating Romania’s Irina-Camelia Begu in straight sets. Seeded ninth, Begu loomed as a tricky first-round opponent for Sharapova, but the former world number one from Russia swept to a 6-4, 6-2 victory. Currently ranked 86th after returning from a 15-month doping ban, Sharapova — granted a wildcard in Tianjin — plays unseeded Magda ... Read More »

Over 20 Ogun Athlete’s Call To National Camp…As Ministry Boost IGR With Over 7.1 Million.


Over 20 Ogun State Athelets from different games has been call to National Camp for their outstanding performance at the just concluded National Youth Game in Ilorin, as Ministry boosted the state IGR with 7.1 Million   The State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr. Afolabi Afuape made this known while playing host to Members of Ogun State House Assembly during their oversight function/appraisal of ... Read More »

Mbappe Needs More Games, Says Lloris


Teenage France star Kylian Mbappe simply needs more matches under his belt to start shining on the international stage, according to goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. Like the rest of his team-mates, Mbappe failed to impress on Saturday in France’s crucial 1-0 win in Bulgaria that kept their World Cup destiny in their own hands. Victory on Tuesday at home to minnows Belarus would secure their ticket ... Read More »

Ronaldo, Messi Lead Ballon d’Or Nominees


Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar headline an impressive 30-man shortlist unveiled on Monday for the 2017 Ballon d’Or world footballer of the year award. Portugal superstar Ronaldo is attempting to match Lionel Messi’s record by winning the prize for a fifth time after his starring role in Real Madrid’s first La Liga and Champions League double in 59 years. Ronaldo has claimed the prestigious ... Read More »

Why I No Longer Show Much Skills – Cristiano Ronaldo


Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has revealed why he no longer show much of his skills on the pitch, but rather focuses more on scoring goals. The forward said that at a certain point in his career, he decided to focus less on showing off his skills because goals are needed to win games and not skills. The Portugal captain scored 118 in 291 appearances ... Read More »

Zambia Young Strikers Worry Rohr, Moses Warns Eagles

Gernot Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admits he is worried about the plethora of young players, particularly strikers, in the Zambia side scheduled to play the Super Eagles in a Group B Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo on Saturday. Chipolopolo manager Wedson Nyirenda boasts three young forwards in his 23-man squad for the encounter, which they must win to stand a realistic chance of making ... Read More »

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