Beach Eaglesâ€™ hero, Isiaka Olawale, has said that Nigeria rightly deserved to emerge African champions after shooting the team to a thumping victory over Cote dâ€™ Ivoire on Sunday in Durban, South Africa.Read More
Onyeabor Ngwogu, Nigeriaâ€™s best sprinter on the local scene at the weekend fell for an old trick most athletes adopt to frustrate out favourites for a title. He got disqualified from becoming the winner of the sprint event of the reinvented Nkoyo Ibori Super Classic.Read More
A combination of clinical finishing and solid defence allowed Nigeria to beat Ivory Coast 7-4 in a thrilling final of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2009 Qualifier Durban on Sunday.Read More
Yakubu Aiyegbeni thinks he will be fit Evertonâ€™s opening match of the season against Arsenal.
The Nigerian striker ruptured his Achilles against Tottenham Hotspur last November and has since undergone a strict rehabilitation programme.
A MONTHLY soccer tournament to consolidate the existing peace and unity in Warri South Local Government Area was weekend, flagged off at the Federal Government College football pitch, Warri.Read More
Super Eagles duo of Victor Obinna Nsofor and Dickson Etuhu have assured Nigerians that the Super Eagles will qualify for the 2010 World Cup ticket in South Africa next year.Read More
Former Super Eagles defender, Abdul Aminu has advised the technical crew of the Super Eagles not to relent after the goalless draw against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia which has brought back the countryâ€™s qualification hope for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.Read More
The Sports ground at Anthony Village came alive yesterday as Lagos State governor Raji Fashola flagged off the Top Town Challenge put together by Christus Sports International and Lagos State government. The event kicked off by 7am with a fitness walk with Governor Fashola flagging off the walkRead More
Former BCC Lions FC skipper, and one time, Super Eagles playmaker, Moses Kpakor spoke to Vanguardâ€™s Peter Duru in Makurdi, where he bared his mind on nagging football issues.
Former NFA Chairman, Ibrahim Galadima has added his voice to the call on former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha to quit retirement and lace his boots for the Super Eagles once again, if Nigeria picks the 2010 World Cup ticket. Last week, ex-international Adokie Amiesimaka called on the Presidency and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to prevail on Okocha to come out of retirement and assist Nigeria at the World Cup in South Africa.Read More
Following the statement made by the former Green Eagles winger Adokie Amiesimaka urging the Presidency and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to persuade former Super Eagles midfielder Austin Okocha to return to active football, ex-International and former Rangers coach Sylvanus Okpala says only the Super Eagles handler Shaibu Amodu can determine the return of the former Bolton Wanderers player to the team.Read More
For some years, three factors drew top amateur golfers to Asaba, the Delta State capital. Then, Barrister Moses Odibo, former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, spent so much to promote golf and the club.Read More
Former Flying Eagles coach Tunde Disu believes former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha is better off in the Presidential Task Force than in the Super Eagles. His comments is as a result of the call made by former Green Eagles winger Adokie Amiesimaka, calling on the NFF and Presidency to prevail on Okocha to quit retirement.Read More
Former member of the Delta State House of Assemblies, Honourable Gabriel Okpunor, is recently playing some great golf. The handicap 22 golfer was on fire at the Shell Ogunu Golf Club, Warri, when Ogunu golfers honoured Mayuku and his wife, two weeks ago. In Warri, Okpunor played like a professional golfer. His front nine score was out of this world but on hearing that his score would not count, he was discouraged and that spoilt his fun.Read More
When Frenchman, Pierre de Coubertin, founded the modern Olympics in 1896, the slogan then was â€˜joy in participationâ€™ as countries were happy being part of it, even if they donâ€™t win any medal. But over the years, most countries began to shy away from that, believing that sports, more than politics, is a better national image launderer.Read More