Monday 29 October 2018

Real Madrid sack Lopetegui, Solari named interim head coach


Real Madrid have confirmed that they have sacked manager Julen Lopetegui after their 5-1 Clasico defeat to Barcelona at the weekend.

Nwagua, Lokosa on standby as Rohr invites 23 players for South Africa, Uganda ties


By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars duo of Nyima Nwagua and Junior Lokosa were among the five standby players named for the Super Eagles African Cup of Nations qualifiers against South Africa and Uganda friendly, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Friday 26 October 2018

AITEO CUP DEFEAT: I don’t know what to tell our fans, Lokosa laments


By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa is still in shock over his side’s dramatic Aiteo Cup final defeat to Rangers International at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Wednesday, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Wikki Tourists name Musa, Guda captain, assistant captain

By our reporter 

The management of Wikki Tourist FC of Bauchi has appointed Abdullahi Musa and Idris Guda as Captain and assistant captain of the club respectively, Sportinlens.blogspot.com understands. 

Thursday 25 October 2018

Only players who receive phone calls should resume back --- Kano Pillars


.Apologise to State Govt, fans

By Taofeek Babalola

The management of Kano Pillars has given a two-week break to its players after their Aiteo Cup final defeat to Rangers International of Enugu on Wednesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Tuesday 23 October 2018

Nwagua, Hillary talk tough ahead of Rangers clash


By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars duo of Nyima Nwagua and Paul Hillary are confident that Sai Masu Gida will beat Rangers International FC in today’s Aiteo Cup final at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Sportinglife.blogspot.com reports. 

Kano State Deputy Governor leads Pillars’ fans to Asaba


.Charges team to win Aiteo Cup
.Over 1, 000 fans to cheer team
By Taofeek Babalola

Kano State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna has charged Kano Pillars FC to go to Wednesday's Aiteo Cup final against Rangers full of hope and determination to win the trophy, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Monday 22 October 2018

Wikki Tourists unveil Zubairu as new technical adviser

By Taofeek Babalola

The management of Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi has officially unveiled Aliyu Zubairu as the team new technical adviser of the team ahead of the forthcoming Nigeria Professional Football League season, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Friday 19 October 2018

Plateau United unveil Maikaba as new technical adviser


By Taofeek Babalola

Plateau United have unveiled Abdu Maikaba as the new technical adviser ahead of the forthcoming coming Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

AITEO CUP FINAL: Kano Pillars fly to Benin for camping on Saturday


By Taofeek Babalola


Players and officials of Kano Pillars are expected to arrive in Benin City on Saturday for camping in preparation for the 2018 Aiteo Cup final against Rangers International FC of Enugu slated for Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State on Wednesday, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Thursday 18 October 2018

Kano State Government settle players’, technical crew’s outstanding bonuses


By Taofeek Babalola

Kano State Government has boosted Kano Pillars morale by settling all their players and technical crew accumulated outstanding match bonuses amounting to seven million naira, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Sunshnie Stars’ players, technical crew, staff sacked


Players, technical crew and management of Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure have been sacked from the team by the Ondo State Government.

Nigeria beat Libya to go top of group E


Libya again succumbed to the superiority of Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Sfax, Tunisia after losing 2-3 in the 2019 AFCON Qualifiers.

Ndidi out of South Africa game

 By Taofeek Babalola

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi will miss the South Africa game after picking up a needless yellow card in the 2019 African Nations qualifying Group E return leg against Libya this evening at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Gawuna redeems cash promise to Kano Pillars


.Govt to fly Sai Masu Gida to Benin for camping

By Taofeek Babalola

 Kano State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna on Tuesday redeemed his cash gift promised to the players of Kano Pillars for reaching the final of this year’s AITEO CUP competition, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Katsina United will build on AITEO Cup success, says Biffo


By Taofeek Babalola

Katsina United Technical Adviser Abdullahi Biffo is pleased with the performance of his team in the 2018 AITEO Cup competition despite their semi-final defeat to Kano Pillars on Wednesday, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

AITEO CUP FINAL: Kano Pillars plan five-day camping in Benin


By Taofeek Babalola

Sportinglens.blogspot.com can report that the technical crew of Kano Pillars has submitted a proposal of a five-day training camping in Benin City to the club’s management ahead of the AITEO Cup final clash against Rangers International FC of Enugu slated for Asaba, Delta State on Wednesday.

Monday 15 October 2018

AITEO CUP FINAL: Rangers set to storm Asaba with ten thousand supporters


By Taofeek Babalola

The national chairman of Rangers International F.C supporters club Ibuchukwu Nwodo has revealed that he is planning to mobilise over ten thousand club’s supporters to the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba for the Aiteo Cup final against Kano Pillars on Wednesday, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Kano Pillars motivated for Rangers' tie, says Gawuna


.Team to move into close-camping

By Taofeek Babalola

Kano State government has boosted the morale of players and technical crew of Kano Pillars ahead of their AITEO CUP final clash against Rangers International of Enugu slated for October 24 at the Asaba Township Stadium, Delta State, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Katsina Utd vs Kano Pillars is a derby clash, says Musa


By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars technical adviser Ibrahim Musa has tagged his side’s Aiteo Cup semi final clash against Katsina United at the Agage Stadium on Wednesday as a Northern derby clash, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Ashadi, Eleje talk tough ahead of Kano Pillars clash


By Taofeek Babalola

Katsina United are optimistic of victory against Kano Pillars in the semi-final clash of the Aiteo Cup competition on Wednesday at the Agege Stadium, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Sunday 7 October 2018

Kano Pillars thrash Enyimba, to face Katsina United in semi final

By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars defeated Enyimba FC 4-2 in the Aiteo quarter-final clash played at the Pantami Stadium, Gombe on Sunday afternoon, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Tornadoes bank on Ogbe's experience for team's success


By Taofeek Babalola

The management of Niger Tornadoes has appointed Bernard Ogbe as the new technical adviser ahead of the forthcoming Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

AITEO CUP: Biffo dreams final ticket with Katsina United


By Taofeek Babalola

Katsina United technical adviser, Abdullahi Biffo is confident of his team's ability to reach the final stage of the ongoing Aiteo Cup competition, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.