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Rohr meets NFF, plots Eagles’ preparation

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has arrived in the country to lay the grounds for Nigeria’s final phase of preparations for the 2018 World Cup taking place in Russia.  While in the country, the Franco-German will meet with the Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) top officials and other critical stakeholders to scrutinise

NFF: Eagles’ $2.8m World Cup Bonus Almost Ready for Collection

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, revealed wednesday that Super Eagles’ World Cup 2018 qualification bonus of $2.8million (about N1.08billion) is almost ready for the players to collect. Speaking in Abuja wednesday, Pinnick who also doubles as CAF Executive Committee member, insisted he was not the kind of

Buhari congratulates Super Eagles former coach, Onigbinde at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined sports loving Nigerians to congratulate former Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Adegboye Onigbinde, who marks his 80th birthday today. President Buhari eulogised the highly respected football coach and administrator, and congratulated his family, friends and teeming fans on the landmark of turning an octogenarian. The President, in a

FIFA president, others for NFF awards on February 19

The Nigeria Football Federation has revealed plans for a first –ever awards ceremony organized by it to recognize and reward excellence in the Nigerian game.NFF 1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, who is chairman of the project, told dignitaries and media representatives in Lagos yesterday that the Federation decided time

Serena Williams to make comeback at Fed Cup

By AFP Serena Williams, who has not played a competitive match since capturing last year’s Australian Open, will return to the court next month at a Fed Cup tie, the US Tennis Association announced Tuesday. Williams was pregnant when she won her 23rd major crown last January in Melbourne. She gave birth to

Eagles need to avoid complacency against Equatorial Guinea, says Adepoju

Former Super Eagles Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, has called on CHAN Eagles to avoid complacency in their last Group C game against Equatorial Guinea slated for tomorrow at the ongoing Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) taking place in Morocco. He said losing the encounter might mar the team’s chances of booking a ticket

Adekuoroye Records First Win In Pro Wrestling League Season 3  

World Silver-medalist Odunayo Adekuoye on Wednesday recorded an impressive 5-1 win over Marwa Amri in the 57kg weight category at the ongoing Pro Wrestling League (PWL) in India. The Commonwealth Champion, who is representing the Mumbai Maharathi team, dominated her Tunisian opponent of Veer Marathas, in the two rounds of the keenly contested

Man Utd set to make Sanchez highest-paid EPL player

Manchester United are set to land Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal by making him the Premier League’s highest paid player, according to several reports on Thursday. The Chilean striker would earn between 400,000 and 500,000 pounds ($555,000 and $690,000) a week before tax by moving to Old Trafford, according to The Sun,

Dutch model dies after falling from balcony in Malaysia

A 19-year-old Dutch model Ivana Esther Robert Smit has been reported dead in Malaysia after she allegedly fell from a balcony at a 20th floor condominium. Smit was said to be intoxicated and half naked when the incident happened in Malaysia last week. “Ivana Esther Robert Smit was discovered unclothed on the

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