President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to reverse the decision taken by the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) to host the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Sierra Leone and Cote d’Ivoire in Nigeria.
Former national team assistant coach, Andrew Isokpehi has warned that Mozambique should not be taken for granted by Nigeria if D’ Tigers intend to progress to the quarter finals stage of the on-going AfroBasket 2015 in Tunisia.
Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin remain on course for their 200m final rematch as both qualified with minimal fuss from their heats.
Bolt, who had admitted to feeling weary in the aftermath of his extraordinary 100m victory in the Bird’s Nest, won the third heat in 20.28 seconds, easing off with 40m to go and jogging across the line.
Technical manager of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Yussuf Alli yesterday posited that Africa’s queen of the track and field, Blessing Okagbare will bounce back in the women 200m event which begins today at the Main bowl of Beijing National Stadium popularly called Bird’s Nest.
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Nigeria’s D’ Tigers enter the knockout stage of the AfroBasket 2015 against Mozambique in a winner takes all game where the winner moves into the quarter-finals.
New Super Eagles gaffer, Sunday Ogochukwu Oliseh has confessed that it would take him sometime to build a new Super Eagles that would make Nigerian soccer fans happy.
The saying in local parlance that “Warri no dey come last” was yesterday rubbished in far away Beijing, China where Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare finished last in the final of the 100m women event of the on going IAAF World Athletics Championships.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday gave marching orders to the National Sports Commission (NSC) to go to Congo Brazaville and conquer at the forthcoming All African Games.
The 20 clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League have so much to play for in the current season with the League Management Company (LMC) disclosing that the winner of the league title would rake in as much as N80million from revenue share, merit award, bonuses and kind.