Ahead of the 2009 MTN International Polo Tournament, the ancient city of Kano is giddy with excitement. Clearly the biggest annual event in Kanoâ€™s sporting calendar, the polo fiesta will kick off on 27 June at the legendary Murtala Mohammed Polo ground in Bompai.Read More
Head Coach, Amodu Shai bu, led players of the national football team, Super Eagles, into the city of Ta Qali, Malta, on Monday afternoon, as the team set to begin final tactical and technical preparation for Saturdayâ€™s 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Tunisia in Tunis.Read More
There had always been fear that the Presidential Task Force set up by President Umaru Yarâ€™Adua to ensure Nigeriaâ€™s qualification for the 2010 World Cup would clash with Nigeria Football Federation, the authority that runs football in the country.Read More
Two centers will this afternoon attract a lot of attention as the Globacom Premier League comes to a befitting end today. They are Minna Stadium, venue of the Niger Tornadoes / Heartland match and the Oleh Stadium which is most likely to produce 2009 Glo Premier League winners will see league leaders Bayelsa United take on Warri Wolves FC.Read More
If Amanze Uchegbulam is bold enough let him take me to court, Iâ€™ll meet him there and I swear Iâ€™ll strip him â€˜nakedâ€™ and his wife will divorce himâ€, was the statement of Alhaji Ahmed Gara-Gombe, former Gombe State Football Association chairman on learing that Uchegbulam wants to sue him for accusing him (Uchegbulam) of challenging President Yarâ€™Adua on the Task Force.Read More
After the 3-0 defeat of Kenya in Abuja, former Eagles forward, Bathlomew Ogbeche believes the team is
on course to pick the groupâ€™s ticket over Tunisia.
Following the decision of the National Sports Commission (NSC) to concession some sports to individuals and corporate organisations, Scrabble management in the country has been concessioned to Verallen Nigeria Limited.Read More
Former amateur boxer, Oghenewarhe Henry Zini is spear-heading a revival of Nigerian amateur boxing and armed with fail-safe blue print, Zini predicts that Nigeria would win gold at the 2012 Olympics in London.The Delta-born ex-boxer who runs a thriving sports marketing outfit has packaged a well thought programme, tagged â€˜Gloves For Gold 2012â€™ a registered trade mark venture, which he believes would drive boxing revival in Nigeria within next three years.Read More
Former Green Eagles winger, Adokie Amiesimaka has called on the Super Eagles coach Shaibu Amodu to plug the gaping holes in the team if they are to defeat Tunisia in the World Cup qualifier in Tunis next Saturday.
FIFA Vice President, Jack Warner from Trinidad and Tobago led an inspection team to Nigeria last month to ascertain how ready the country was for the FIFA U-17 World Cup which the country is expected to host later in November.Read More