Sports

FC Pledges to Support Sports Development in Nigeria

Portuguese giants, Benfica Football Club, has promised to support sports development in Nigeria in order to further strengthen the relationship between the two countries. This came as Vice Presidents of the club, Mr Manuel Debrito and Mr Jose Gandarez praised the laudable ideas of Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Mr Sunday Dare, who paid a visit to the club. Mr Dare was ...

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Nigerian Football Stars, Net Worth

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Football is a universal sport loved by all and when you play in a sport that brings thousands of spectators to the stadium and millions more to the screens, you’ll definitely be earning big bucks. With the high net worths these football stars have, one wouldn’t blame them for splashing the cash sometimes, and here we ...

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DOSAD FC to Embark On Playing Tournament Tour of Bahrain

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh 15 players of DOSAD FC, Enugu Ukwu, Njikoka LGA of Anambra State are going to jet out of Nigeria for playing tour of Bahrain in the Middle East this month. The team which is made up of Players from the Anambra Independent Football League, AIFL, will leave Nigeria before the end of June. Rev. Fr, Obinna ...

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Mikel Donates Cash, Wheelchairs to Para – Soccer Teams

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has made a two million cash donation and five wheelchairs to two para-soccer teams in Lagos. Mikel, who recently finished a talent hunt with his Back2Base project, extended his goodwill to the para-soccer teams who were wowed by the gesture of the Chelsea legend. The arrival of Mikel and ...

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Nigerian Government Reverses Ban on International Basketball

…D’Tigress World Cup participation remains doubtful By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Nigerian government has rescinded its decision to suspend the country’ basketball teams from all international competitions for two years. The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Ismaila Abubakar disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja last Thursday. He said the latest decision is based on a ...

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SPORTS, A VICTIM OF NIGERIA’S FAILURE Sports Equipment

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh I love my country with all my heart and soul and body. That’s why I have given my all to her through all the decades since responding to my first national team call-up as a budding twenty-one-year-old undergraduate/football player, Segun Odegbami reports. Since then I have not looked back. My country too has done well for ...

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I Quit Goalkeeping Because I Was too Short –Nollywood Actor

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Ikem Nwabugwu, a Nollywood actor and writer, as well as CEO, Kemdek Consults Ltd, talks about his love for Chelsea, Mourinho and Nigerian football in this interview. Which sport do you follow? I love to watch football and I’m a big fan of Chelsea. How long have you been supporting Chelsea? I’ve been supporting the club ...

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Lessons from Rohr’s ingratitudeto Nigeria

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Unfortunately, the subject of Gernot Rohr, once thought buried in our history, has resurrected forcefully again into the consciousness of Nigerians. Unfortunately, the subject of Gernot Rohr, once thought buried in our history, has resurrected forcefully again into the consciousness of Nigerians. This past week, the Nigeria Football Federation was ordered by FIFA to pay the ...

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Nigeria vs Mexico: Pinnick first match in charge

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick has insisted he is happy with the national team’s display, despite the 1-0 defeat to Mexico in an international friendly in the US. The Super Eagles lost 2-1 to El Tri at the iconic AT&T Stadium. Mexico took the lead through Santiago Gimenez in the 13th minute, before ...

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Real Madrid Offers European Cup to the Virgin Of Almudena

By Eduardo Berdejo Real Madrid CF returned Sunday to Spain after winning the EUFA Champions League final, and offered the Virgin of Almudena both this trophy and that it won April 30 by winning the Spanish football league. Real Madrid won the May 28 Champions League Fiinal 1-0 against Liverpool F.C. The match was played in Paris and the winning ...

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