Tuesday 14 August 2018

Shishima ready to fight for Katsina United first-team place

By Taofeek Babalola

Monday Shishima has declared he is ready to fight for a place in the Katina United first team and will work hard to adapt as quickly as possible, Sportinglens.blogspot.com understands.

Nigeria gets August 20 deadline to avoid FIFA ban

Nigeria and Ghana are both facing international suspensions from FIFA after a final warning was issued to the African nations over outside interference in their football associations.

2019 World Cup Qualifier: Diogu rues conflicting schedule for 2015 D’Tigers absence

D’Tigers captain, Ike Diogu has blamed the conflicting schedule of the FIBA international calendar for the continued absence of members of the 2015 Afrobasket winning side from the national team fold.

Monday 13 August 2018

Ashadi targets top-four finish with Katsina United

By Taofeek Babalola

Katsina United’s mercurial midfielder Destiny Ashadi has revealed that his team’s target in the on-going Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season is to finish among the top four teams, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Late equaliser takes Falconets to quarter final

An own goal in stoppage time by China PR earned Nigeria a highly-dramatic 1-1 draw in Dinan-Lehon, with the West Africans claiming a spot in the quarter-finals from Group D at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018.

Sunday 12 August 2018

Game abandoned, as Ronaldo gets mobbed by fans

Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus debut was forced to be cut short after supporters stormed the pitch to mob him and his team-mates during their final pre-season friendly on Sunday.

Aruna Quadri wins ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open

.Gets N1m Ambode’s bonus

Aruna Quadri became the first Nigerian to win the annual ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open after a 4-2 win over France’s Antoine Hachard, in the men’s singles final concluded at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Biffo: Katsina United determined to excel

.Hails financial motivation
By Taofeek Babalola

Katsina United’s technical adviser Abdullahi Biffo has attributed his team’s success story to his players’ determination to fly high and the willingness to give their best to the club, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Ola Aina set to join Torino on loan

Torino have agreed terms with Chelsea to take Super Eagles right back Ola Aina on loan with option to buy for €8m.

Tuesday 7 August 2018

Lokosa focuses on NPFL after unsuccessful Norway move

.Resumes training with Kano Pillars
By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa has expressed his desire to concentrate on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with the hope of helping Sai Masu Gida winning silverware at the end of the season, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.  

Sunday 5 August 2018

Obaje faces fitness race for league resumption

By Taofeek Babalola

FC Ifeanyi Ubah striker Godwin Obaje is growing in confidence that he will be fit to play when the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) resume, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.