Sports

Liverpool Deserve Title If Premier League is Cancelled -Craig Taylor

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh In Europe, some countries have already made their decision while the pandemic rages across the continent. Two have opted on for the cancellation route with the Eredivisie in Holland not declaring a league winner and Ligue 1 in France opting to crown Paris Saint Germain, who had a 12-point lead over Marseille, as champions. But Italy’s ...

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Bribery Allegations against Keshi, Baseless -Houdonou

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh A former Super Eagles assistant manager, Valere Houdonou, has joined the raging debate stirred up by bribery allegations levelled by some ex-national team players against former handlers of the national team, Fides gathered. Houdonou, while speaking with newsmen insisted that claims suggesting that his former boss, late Stephen Keshi, was involved in corrupt practices during his ...

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Former Arsenal Player Odusina Returns to Norwich City

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Through a statement on their official website, National League team Hartlepool United have revealed their retained and release list following the cancellation of the season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Pools have confirmed that young Nigerian central defender Timi Odusina, has returned to his parent club Norwich City though positive conversations have taken place and he may ...

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Lille Sporting Director Credits Ex-Chelsea Star Osimhen for Flourishing in France

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Lille Sporting Director Luis Campos has praised former Chelsea striker Loïc Rémy for assisting Victor Osimhen thrive in his debut season in France. The 33-year-old Frenchman partnered the young Nigerian in attack several times in the 2019-2020 campaign and they both accounted for 32 of the goals scored by Lille in all competitions. Famous Portuguese talent ...

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Covid-19: Abia Warriors Disburse Palliatives to Fans

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The management board of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Abia Warriors headed by Pastor Emeka Inyama has provided palliatives to the loyal supporters of the club, to cushion the hard effect of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Fides gathered that the distribution of the relief packages which were mainly food items, took place Monday May 4, 2020 at ...

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NPFL Season to Be Concluded Within Eight Weeks after Coronavirus Crisis

The leadership of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced that the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season will be completed within six to eight weeks after the pandemic. This was made known to news men in a statement signed by Ayodele Olu Ibidapo, Assistant Media Officer, NFF. Fides gathered that the league was suspended indefinitely on March 18 after Match ...

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Ndidi Bigger than Leicester City, says Amokachi

Former Nigeria international, Daniel Amokachi, urge Wilfred Ndidi to quit Leicester City and move to a bigger club, nothing that Ndidi’s level as a footballer is above current club. Amokachi made this known to news men recently in Abuja while analyzing Nigeria players’ input to international football. Fides gathered through Amokachi that Ndidi has been one of the standout players ...

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Nigeria National League Boss Chidi Okenwa passes away at 50

The Chairman of the Nigeria National League, Chidi Okenwa, is dead. Mr Okenwa, who is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), died on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at the age of 50. According to a statement issued by the NFF, the deceased who was also the Chairman of the Enugu State Football Association, ...

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Manchester United Keen to Extend Ighalo’s Stay At Old Trafford

The Management of Manchester United has shown interest in extending Odion Ighalo’s stay in the club with his loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua expiring at the end of May. Fidees gathered that an extension would depend on the situation with the Chinese Super League club as they edge towards the start of the season in the country where Covid-19 originated ...

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Ministry of Sports Writes NFF, Demands Welfare Plans for Players

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYS) has demanded for a welfare plan for players and officials from chiefs of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Fides gathered. In a letter dated May 11, 2020 and signed by the Permanent Secretary of the FMYS, Mr. Gabriel Aduda, the President of the NFF, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, ...

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