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Rio Paralympics; Nigerians Expect More Medals

Team Nigeria at the moment are ninth on the overall medals table at the ongoing Rio 2016 Paralympics. The Nigerian Sport ambassadors have continued to win gold medals and also to break and set records in the on-going Rio paralympics. This includes powerlifting, where Nigeria won gold through EJike Lucy …

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Rio 2016 fallout: Dalung regrets scrapping NSC

After a dismal Team Nigeria performance at the just concluded 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil, minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung has admitted that the federal government may have blundered in its decision to scrap the National Sports Commission (NSC). Dalung, who harped on the return of the …

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Ifeanyi Ubah stuns Warri Wolves

FC Ifeanyi Ubah stunned hosts Warri Wolves 1-0 at the Warri Township stadium  to sustain their rise on the league table. Chijioke Alakwe’s header at the 36th minute separated the host from the visiting Anambra Warriors in the match day 32 fixture. The victory has placed the FC Ifeanyi Ubah closed …

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah Wins Rangers 2 – 0

FC Ifeanyi Ubah defeated league table toppers, Rangers International of Enugu 2-0 in the NPFL Week 31 fixture  in Nnewi. Alberico Da Silva opened scores for the Anambra Warriors in the 4th minute of the game played at the Ifeanyi Ubah stadium, Nnewi. All attempts by the Anambra Warriors to score …

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Chess Masters set for Millionaire Championship

The 2nd edition of the Millionaire Chess Championship gets underway from today with all the notable chess players in line for participation at the Chevron Recreational Center, Gbagada Lagos. It promises to be a fierce battle among the top ranked players to pick the sole winner of an all-expense paid trip …

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Flying Eagles depart Abuja for Khartoum

The Flying Eagles on Thursday 29th July, departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja for Khartoum for 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sudan, Adewale Ajayi said. The national under-20 male football team had earlier been scheduled to depart Nigeria on Wednesday for the first leg match of …

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Emenike stays put at Fenerbache

Nigeria international, Emmanuel Emenike, will feature for Turkish Super league side Fenerbahce this season, the club president Aziz Yildirim has revealed. Yildirim said the AFCON 2013 top scorer is in the club plan and will be registered for the season. Emenike was a target of Fenerbache fans attack last season …

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