Tuesday 31 August 2021

Kabiru Dogo supervises Wikki Tourists first training after unveiling


.Craves for players’commitment

.Signs two-year deal

By Taofeek Babalola  

Coach Kabiru Dogo overseen Wikki Tourits first training session yesterday evening at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi, Sportinglens.blogspot.com can report.

D’Tigers bow out of Afrobasket


D’Tigers will no longer be playing any part at the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket following their 68-80pts loss to Uganda on a cold Tuesday evening in Kigali.

2023 World Cup: Nigeria to face Uganda, Mali and Cape Verde



Nigeria will battle Uganda, Mali and Cape Verde as the team eyes a back to back FIBA World Cup appearance.

Monday 30 August 2021

Super Eagles sweat it out at the gym


Super Eagles players and coaches on Monday evening sweated out in gym sessions at the Super Eagles’ Eko Hotel & Suites abode ahead of Tuesday’s first training of the group ahead of the opening of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualification race, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Nasarawa United reschedules resumption date to September 5


The management of Nasarawa United FC has announced a new date for resumption ahead of preparations for the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports. 

Kano Pillars suspends coaches’ interview


Kano Pillars Football Club has suspended coaches’ interview earlier planned for Wednesday for the six shortlisted candidates that applied for the club's Technical Adviser job, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Wikki Tourists resume training


By Taofeek Babalola  

Sizeable number of Wikki Tourists players resumed training on Monday evening at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi in preparation for the 2021/22 football season, Sportinglens.blogspot.com can report.

Aribo, Onuachu arrive Eagles' camp Tuesday


.Musa, Ndidi, Shehu, others join team 

By Taofeek Babalola

Super Eagles duo of Joseph Ayodele-Aribo and forward Paul Onuachu are expected to come into town on Tuesday to complete number of players expected for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifiers, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Thursday 26 August 2021




Italy and Chelsea midfielder Jorginho was named UEFA Champions League 2020-21 Player of the Year, after winning the competition last term.

Rohr lists Musa, Ekong, Ndidi, 27 others for Liberia, Cape Verde games


Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has called up a total of 30 players for next month’s opening rounds of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying campaign, in which Nigeria will host Liberia in Lagos on Friday, 3rd September (Day 1) and tackle Cape Verde in Mindelo on Tuesday, 7th September (Day 2).

PSG, Man City to meet in Champions League group stage

Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City, two of the leading candidates to win the Champions League, will face each other in the group stage of this season's competition after coming out together in Thursday's draw.

With Aisha Buhari Cup, future is assured for Nigerian Girl-Child - Eucharia

Former Super Falcons’ Head Coach, Eucharia Uche, has declared her support for the Aisha Buhari Cup, saying that with the tournament, future is assured for Nigerian women and the girl-child.

Tuesday 10 August 2021

Simy Nwankwo joins Salernitana for N2.9b

Newly-promoted Salernitana have struck a deal with Crotone for Nigeria international striker Simy Nwankwo at circa €6m (N2.9b).

Thursday 5 August 2021

Ineligible player: NFF Disciplinary Committee awards 3 point, 3 goals to Rivers United


.Overrule LMC decision in favour of Jigawa Golden Stars

By Taofeek Babalola

The Disciplinary Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has awarded three points and three goals to Rivers United against Jigawa Golden Stars for fielding an ineligible player (Richard Christopher) who was suspended due to accumulated cards during their Match Day 34 fixture played on 21th July, 2021 at Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna State, Sportinglens.blogspot.com reports.

Sunday 1 August 2021

Akwa United win first NPFL title in 25 years


By Taofeek Babalola


Akwa United FC of Uyo have been crowned the 2020-21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions after defeating Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) FC of Lagos 5-2 in the matchday 37 encounter at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Sunday.