Taekwondo Federation begins preparations for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

  The failure of Nigerian Taekwondoists to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympics Games has compelled the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) to begin early preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Games. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that in its quest...

We supported Chierika Ukogu for Rio Olympics – says NRCSF

  The Nigeria Rowing, Canoe and Sailing Federation (NRCSF) said on Wednesday that Chierika Ukogu, who represented Nigeria in the rowing event at the Rio Olympics received maximum support from the body, ahead of the games. Ukogu was the first Nigerian...

NFF names new dates for 2016 Federation Cup semifinals

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced new dates for the 2016 Federation Cup semifinals. The earlier announced dates of September 25 and October 2 clashed with the final match day of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), which resulted...

Ighalo: I have unfinished business in EPL

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has said he hopes to at some point cash in on a big-money move to China, but for the time being he has unfinished business in England. Watford star Ighalo has twice rejected a bumper pay...

World Cup qualifier: Rohr charges Eagles to be at their best

Nigeria technical adviser, Gernot Rohr wants his top players to be in superb form ahead commencement of the 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifiers. The tactician began his Super Eagles reign on a winning note with a 1-0 victory against Tanzania...

7 Premier League clubs to suffer from 2017 AFCON

The qualification period for the African Cup of Nations finished on Sunday, which can only mean one thing - Premier League managers are now preparing for a possible max exodus for up to five weeks come January, with some...

Rangers FC eyes NPFL title

Enugu Rangers central attacker, Edoh Ocheme has said the side have come to stay at the summit in the on-going top-flight summit. The Flying Antelopes reclaimed the top spot with a 4-0 whitewash of Rivers United in NPFL matchday 34...

2018 FIFA World Cup: Super Eagles lack confidence – Rohr

Nigeria’s head coach Gernot Rohr says players of the Super Eagles currently lack confidence following the team’s failure to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Rohr took charge of the Super Eagles for the first time as Nigeria...

Team Nigeria arrive Rio for 2016 Paralympics Games

The Nigeria's contingent to the 2016 Paralympic Games has arrived in Rio, Brazil. The 35 member contingent departed Abuja on Sept.1 A statement issued by Nneka Anibeze, Special Assistant, Media, to Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports, said that the...

Rivers United coach Eguma begs fans after loss to Rangers

Rivers United FC coach, Stanley Eguma has moved to apologise to fans of the club following their humiliating 0-4 loss to Enugu Rangers on matchday 34 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). United were comprehensively beaten the Flying Antelopes...