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FIFA President, Gianni Infantino Arrives Nigeria

President of football’s world governing body, FIFA, Mr Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Ms Fatma Samba Samoura, have arrived in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja on a two–day working visit. The FIFA officials were received at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International …

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Siasia names Olympics squad

Nigeria Under-23 head coach Samson Siasia has released his 18-man football squad for the Rio 2016 Olympics. The squad will look to replicate the heroics of the 1996 Olympic side who won gold in Atlanta. Super Eagles captain John Obi …

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Paul Le Guen is Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser

•Salisu Yusuf is Chief Coach The Technical and Development Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation yesterday named Frenchman Paul Le Guen, 52, as the new Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles. He will be assisted by Salisu Yusuf, who takes …

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Athletics: Okagbare, Egwero, 34 others for Rio Olympics

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria on Wednesday named 36 athletes who would represent the country at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games in Brazil. A statement by the AFN Technical Director, Omatseye Nesiama, said the athletes, made up of 25 females and 11 males, will …

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Omeruo says goodbye to Chelsea, joins Besiktas

Nigeria   international Kenneth Omeruo will say his final goodbye to Premier League club Chelsea this week to join Turkish champions Besiktas after the London club turned down last-ditch offer from a Spanish La Liga club. Kenneth Omeruo Omeruo and his …

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Eder: Ronaldo told me I would score the winner

Éderzito António Macedo Lopes, the Portuguese player who stepped off the bench to score an extra-time winner against France on Sunday, has revealed that Ronaldo told him he would score. Eder, the Lille striker who was dumped by Swansea earlier …

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Former Olympic Medallist Berates Nigerian Athletes ‎ By NAN

Former Nigerian sprinter, Beatrice Utondu, has expressed displeasure with the standard of the Nigerian athletics, saying she was disappointed at the performances of the athletes, particularly the sprint. Utondu expressed her disappointment in interview with the News Agency of Nigeria …

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Murray Wins Second Wimbledon

Britain’s Andy Murray put the finishing touch to an almost faultless fortnight to claim a second Wimbledon title with a 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2) win on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the world number two …

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