Former Super Eagles player, Emeka Ezeogu has hit hard on the personalities running football in the country, attributing the inability of the Super Eagles to be among the super powers in the game to â€œwrong people who are running football in the country.â€Read More
Nigeria youth international striker Macauley Chrisantus hopes to use the coming season playing in the Second Division in Germany to show he knows his way to goalâ€œI want to prove myself in Europe this season,â€ said the lanky striker, who was top scorer at the FIFA Under-17 World Cup two years ago in Korea.Read More
The former President of the Nigerian Coaches Association, NCA, Austin Akosa says there is nothing bad in organizing one or two friendly matches for the Super Eagles ahead of their next World Cup qualifier against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Abuja in September.Read More
Former Green Eagles winger, Adokie Amiesimaka has stood in defence of local coaches following last weekâ€™s call for the hiring of a foreign coach for the Super Eagles by the Enugu State Commissioner for Special Duties, Okezie Nwanjoku.Read More
Having sparked the call on former Super Eagles skipper Austin Okocha to quit retirement and return to active soccer, at least for the 2010 World Cup, ex-International Adokie Amiesimaka believes that two things would determine his return, attaining the required fitness as well as the coach ready to welcome him back to the team.Read More
Universities are centres of excellence in all fields of human learning and development. The university as an institution is designed to provide a forum for young people to acquire knowledge and prepare for a productive life. Sports is an integral part of this programme and process.Read More
By Solomon Nwoke FORMER African fastest woman, Mary Onyali-Omagbemi is so sure that the present Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) boss, Chief Solomon Ogba has the capacity to turn- around the lot of athletics in the country.
JUST as the call for Austin Jay Jay Okocha to return to the Eagles gathers momentum, ex-international, Binebi Numa, has warned him not to succumb to temptation. â€œThose who are calling on Okocha to come-back are saboteurs.Read More
While the reason adduced by Amodu may sound unreasonable elsewhere, it is perfectly logical in the Nigerian context. The way football analysts and fans criticize the coach and players and call for the employment of Siasia after every match is not encouraging at all. Friendly matches are not supposed to be a do or die
THE temptation to give up on Nigeria is high. Often, there are more than enough reasons to think along this line. The media are replete with stories of embezzlement, official tardiness, and countless indications that ours is a country under going serious challenges.Read More
A former Super Eagles international, Victor Ikpeba, and ace broadcaster, Larry Izamoje, have defended the style of Coach Shaibu Amodu during games.Read More
Event sponsors NNPC/Mobil have releases the over 5 million naira prize money for this week endâ€™s track and field championship holding at the National Stadium Abuja.Read More
Solomon Ogba, not gifted with height, walked tall yesterday when legendary Lee Evans arrived the country courtesy of his invitation as the new President of Athletics Federation of Nigeria.Read More
Deltaâ€™s victory at 19th edition of the National Darts Open competition in Makudi, Benue State will mark the beginning of good things for the players in the state.Read More
Guinness Nigeria Plc has unveiled former Super Eaglesâ€™ captain, Austin Okocha, as its soccer ambassador.
Announcing this in Lagos, Devlin Hainsworth, the Managing Director of the brewery firm, said that Okochaâ€™s exceptional soccer achievements qualified him to become an ambassador of soccer.