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Nigeria recorded a thrilling 3-1 victory over Zambia in their second match of this year's U-23 African Cup Of Nations tournament at the All Salam Stadium on Tuesday evening.Coach Imama Amapakabo made changes to the team that lost to Ivory Coast last time out, with Azubuike Okechukwu, Valentine Ozonwafor, Sincere Seth and Bitok Stephen all [...]
Dirk Schlegel and Falko Götz had been friends for years by the time they decided to risk everything.They had grown up together, two football-obsessed kids from the same side of a divided Berlin. They lived close to the wall that had defined their city since it was built in 1961. Their world as children was [...]

YOKOHAMA — They started carving South Africa’s name into the Webb Ellis Cup with five minutes of the match remaining. This was as destructive a performance as you’ll ever see in the sport as South Africa suffocated and out-muscled England to win their third Rugby World Cup. The true impact of this World Cup win […]

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says November's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers fixture schedule facing his side is "not ideal and proper" as he announced a 23-man squad.The Super Eagles open their Group L campaign against neighbours Benin at home on 13 November before travelling to face Lesotho four days later."Our players from Europe will [...]
Nigeria has secured an early qualification into the Round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil following the Golden Eaglets’ dramatic 3-2 win over Ecuador on Tuesday night.Coach Manu Garba’s boys who came from behind to beat Hungary in their opening game of the tournament at the weekend had earlier blown [...]

The Federal and Lagos State Governments will go on with the concession of the National Stadium Surulere, Lagos to turn it into a viable  asset for the country. 

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this known shortly after  a joint  inspection of  the National Stadium and the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, with the Minister of Sports,Mr. Sunday Dare.

REPORT BY KIKELOMO IFEKOYA The need to encourage inigeneous football clubs to thrive in Nigeria has again been brought to the fore. This time, it is the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat who lent his voice to the campaign while he recievied the executives of the Western Nigeria Football Forum that were […]

England international and Liverpool defender Joe Gomez is to have an operation on the leg fracture he sustained against Burnley in December. The twenty-one-year-old Three-Lions centre-back was taken off after twenty-three minutes following a challenge with Clarets captain Ben Mee. He was  initially ruled out for up to six weeks and is expected to feature […]

Nigeria has retained her fourth position in Africa but dropped two places from her previous 44th position in FIFA Coca Cola World Rankings released on Thursday. FIFA World food prices rise in January – U.N. FAO Nigeria also retained her 1,427 points from the previous list in December. The first ranking of the year also […]

Former Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has accepted a year’s prison sentence for defrauding the Spanish state of 3.3 million euros (2.8 million pounds). A Spanish court filing revealed this on Tuesday, although the Portuguese will not serve any jail time. The filing said the tax ministry and Mourinho’s defence team […]


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