Monday 22 May 2023

Ogunbote apologizes to 3SC fans


Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has tendered an apology to Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) fans, after failing to guide the team to the title play-off.

Abeokuta to host 3x3 Wheelchair Basketball Championship in June


The first edition of the 3x3 Wheelchair Basketball Championship will commence in Abeokuta from 22nd to 24th, June 2023.

Volleyball: National U18 Camp opens May 31st


Hundreds of U18 volleyball players are expected to storm Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna for the National Open U18 Boys and Girls Camp billed for 31st May to 4th June, 2023.


The Paralympic Committee of Nigeria (PCN) has appointed seasoned sports journalist and the Deputy Editor, Sports, Nigerian Tribune, Niyi Alebiosu as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the next four years.

Friday 19 May 2023

Nottingham Forest boss charges Awoniyi to score against Arsena


Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper has challenged Super Eagles forward Taiwo Awoniyi to score against Arsenal in his side's crucial Premier League game on Saturday. 

Eagles to play 10 matches to qualify for 2026 World Cup


.Africa gets nine automatic slots 

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will need to play as many as 10 matches home and away to qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, following the decision by FIFA to increase Africa’s quota from five to nine direct tickets.

Organisers Announce New Dates for Naija Super 8

 Flykite Productions, organisers of Naija Super 8, on Thursday announced new dates on which the two-stage inaugural edition of the football competition will be held. 

Malumfashi promises to return Katsina United to NPFL

The chairman of Katsina United Surajo Baba Malumfashi has expressed his readiness to do all it takes in bringing back the club in to the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) next season, reports.  

Thursday 18 May 2023

Rivers Angels advance into Federation Cup semifinal

Eight-time Federation Cup Champions, Rivers Angels are through to the semi-final of this season's competition.

Supernovas Seeks Football Coaches to Inspire Children in Nigeria


Supernovas is inDrive’s global non-profit initiative that strives to engage children in sports by recruiting coaches who can help them build skills, confidence, and a love for the game. Sports play a vital role in shaping the lives of young people, not only as a means of staying fit, but also as a way to learn discipline, teamwork, and leadership. However, many children lack access to organized sports programs and the benefits these bring. Anna Fedorchuk, head of Supernovas, shares insights into the project, the qualities they seek in a coach, and why their work is so crucial in Nigeria.

Rangers should re-sign Aribo - Hartson


Glasgow Rangers have been urged to re-sign their former midfielder Joe Aribo from Southampton FC.

Dean Smith: Ndidi, Iheanacho 'demoralised'

Everton manager Dean Smith has said that Super Eagles duo of Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho as well as other Leicester City's players are "demoralised" after back-to-back defeats left them deep in relegation trouble, says manager Dean Smith.

Sagamu's Queen Wants More Women In Golf After Victories

Queen Hassana Adams of Lafarge Elephant Golf Club Sagamu in Ogun State relishing her recent victories in golfing events has charged women to be actively involved in the game of golf.

2023 Zenith Bank / Delta Headmasters' Cup: Owa Model, Ogedengbe Primary School clash in final Friday

Ogedegbe Primary School, Warri will square up with Owa Model Primary School, in the final match of the 2023 edition of the Zenith Bank / Delta Headmasters’ Cup Football Competition billed for Friday at the prestigious Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.

AFCON U23: CAF throws away Nigeria's protest


.Affirm Guinea's qualification

The hope of Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles to play in the upcoming U-23 African Cup of Nations in Morocco has finally been dashed after their appeal failed to see the light of day.

NFF president celebrates Sani Toro, Emmanuel Okala


President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau has felicitated with a two-time Secretary General of NFF, Alhaji Sani Ahmed Toro and former international goalkeeper Emmanuel Okala on their respective birthday celebrations.

Argentina 2023: Flying Eagles in Mendoza


Nigeria’s Flying Eagles arrived in the city of Mendoza on Wednesday evening, four days before their opening match of the FIFA U20 World Cup finals against the Dominican Republic.

NIS to graduate 530 at 8th convocation on May 25

. To honour Sunday Dare, Odegbami, Sir Adebutu Kessington, others  

By Taofeek Babalola

A total of 530 graduands will be taking part in the 8th convocation ceremonies of the National Institute For Sports, Surulere, Lagos on Thursday May 25th, 2023.