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Rohr’s choice of Okoye ahead Akpeyi, Ezenwa wrong, says Rufai

Former Nigerian captain and goalkeeper, Peter Rufai has criticised Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr for handing Maduka Okoye the number one shirt in the presence of well-established and tested goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi...

ABS are Ogunjobi Gold Cup champs

Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC have emerged champions of the 8th edition of Ogunjobi Gold Cup preseason tournament after they outclassed Gombe United in five-goal thriller at the Kwara State Stadium...

Penny-wise Nigeria stick with struggling coach Rohr

Nigeria will resist the temptation to sack under-fire coach Gernot Rohr despite a worrying winless run, national team chiefs insisted Friday (November 20). Sports minister Sunday Dare questioned the...

Akanni spells out a solution to Eagles’ poor performances

Waidi Akanni,Ex Super Eagles. Photo by Shengolpixs Former Nigerian defender, Waidi Akanni has described as "an ill wind that blows no one any good" the over-reliance on foreign-based players by the manager of...

Rivers United mull Uyo, Asaba as venue for Confed Cup games

Nigeria Professional Football League club Rivers United may not play its first home game in the CAF Confederation Cup in Port Harcourt.United and Kano Pillars are Nigeria's two representatives in this season's...

Rohr happy with Eagles’ AFCON draw in Freetown

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr has said his side improved greatly in their second game against the Sierra Leonean counterparts, Leone Stars. The Eagles were forced to a goalless...

Biffo not convinced of Kwara Utd form

Kwara United head coach, Abdullahi Usman Biffo has said he is not convinced of his side's form despite qualifying for the semi-finals in the Ogunjobi Gold Cup pre-season tournament.

D’Tigers final camp for 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers to start Nov 23

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that the national basketball team's final camp for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket qualifiers will commence on November 23, 2020 - just four days before the...

Ex-footballer Obodo escapes from Nigeria kidnappers

Christian Obodo of Fiorentina (up) celebrates his goal past Lecce goalkeeper Vincenzo Sicignano during their Serie A football match at Artemio Franchi stadium in Florence 31 October 2004. AFP PHOTO/ Carlo BARONCINI (Photo by CARLO...

Ex-footballer Obodo kidnapped in Nigeria

US Lecce Nigerian football player Christian Obodo poses in Lecce on August 4, 2011. AFP PHOTO / AIC PHOTO (Photo by AIC...

RUNNING

How far can a person run in 24 hours? This ultra...

Yiannis Kouros is a living legend.  The Greek athlete’s extraordinary feats of ultra-distance running defy belief.  Many of his records, set in...

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