Tunde Eludini

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Carl Ikeme [Photo: Kokofeed]

2018 World Qualifiers: Rohr challenges Super Eagles to win for Ikeme

Super Eagles Technical adviser, Genort Rohr, has tasked players of the Nigeria national team to go the extra mile to win the next set of games against Cameroon for their ailing colleague. Ikeme was already looking forward to returning to action for Nigeria against Cameroon before he was diagnosed with…

Blessing Okagbare; Photo: allAfrica

Nigeria selects 12 athletes for IAAF World Championships

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria has selected 12 athletes to fly the country’s flag at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations, IAAF, World Championships in London, England, from August 4 to 13. Sprinter Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and sprint hurdler Tobiloba Amusan top the roster made public on Tuesday by the…

Alvaro Morata

Morata loses Chelsea debut against Bayern Munich

Alvaro Morata was condemned to defeat in his first match for Chelsea on Tuesday in the ongoing International Champions Cup. The Spanish striker was a 63rd minute substitution for the Blues, but he could not affect the outcome of Tuesday’s game as Bayern Munich secured a nervy 3-2 win over…

CHAN Eagles

25 players arrive as Home-based Super Eagles’ camp opens

Twenty-five of the 30 Nigerian football players invited for screening for the African Nations Championship have reported at the camp in Kano. The senior home-based national football team on Tuesday morning had their first training session at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano, under the watchful eyes of Coach Salisu Yusuf.…

Akwa United

Nigeria League Review: Akwa United move to second spot

Akwa United have momentarily moved to the second spot on the Nigeria Professional Football League standings following their 2-1 win over Nasarawa United on Sunday. Though Akwa United were conceding at home for the first time in seven games, they were nonetheless happy to get all three points that have…

Victor Moses shines as Chelsea whip Arsenal in Beijing [Photo: NBC Sports]

Victor Moses shines as Chelsea whip Arsenal in Beijing

Victor Moses was in action on Saturday and also put up a splendid display as Chelsea whipped Arsenal 3-0 in a preseason friendly in Beijing, China. Moses hugged the headlines for the wrong reasons the last time these two sides played in the FA Cup final at the Wembley Stadium,…

Alvaro Morata

Morata Joins Chelsea From Real Madrid

Alvaro Morata has completed his move from Real Madrid to Chelsea on a five-year deal. The Spanish striker passed his medical on Friday before putting pen to paper with the Premier League champions and is expected to join up with the Chelsea squad on a pre-season tour of Asia. "I…

MFM battling Sunshine Stars

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Top 5 brands that may face Nigerian govt.’s heat over sponsorship of foreign clubs

The recent pronouncement by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, that the Federal Government will amend the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission's code to compel brands to sponsor Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL is generating ripples. The minister made this disclosure Tuesday in Lagos at the close of the two-day…

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AFCON 2019: CAF approves 24-team format

The next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) scheduled to hold in 2019, in Cameroon, will have 24 teams on parade instead of the traditional 16 teams. A report on BBC Sports confirmed that the Confederation of African Football's executive committee approved the proposal on Thursday at a…

FILE PHOTO: Sunshine Stars

Nigeria League Review: Sunshine Stars Win in Port Harcourt

Sunshine Stars of Akure have secured their second consecutive away win in the Nigeria Professional Football League as they stunned Rivers United 1-0 in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. The Akure Gunners in their previous away match beat ABS FC 4-2 in Ilorin and the Coach Duke Udi tutored side showed that…

Ozoro

Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix: Okagbare, Egwero lead Team Nigeria to victory

Blessing Okagbare and Ogho-Oghene Egwero both inspired Team Nigeria to victories in the 4X100m Relays event at the 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix held on Tuesday at the main bowl of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro. While Okagbare led the female team to a comfortable win in a…

FC Ifeanyi Ubah
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Nigeria League Review: FC Ifeanyi Ubah win Oriental derby

FC Ifeanyi Ubah snatched a lone goal victory in the Oriental Derby clash against Enyimba FC on Sunday in the Nigeria Professional Football League. The solitary goal in the derby clash was scored by Godwin Obaje 10 minutes into the second half of the game played in Nnewi. Incidentally, Enyimba…

Roger Federer (Photo Credit: The Telegraph)

UPDATED: Roger Federer sets record, wins 8th Wimbledon title

Another chapter was written in tennis on Sunday as Roger Federer stormed to a record eighth Wimbledon title after a three-set win over Marin Cilic. Federer, who has now won 19 Grand Slam titles, dominated from start to finish against his Croatian opponent, recording a 6-3 6-1 6-4 victory after…

Olakunle Olapade

INTERVIEW: Why PDP will win Ifelodun in Lagos council poll – Chairmanship candidate

Olakunle Olapade is the Peoples' Democratic Party chairmanship candidate for Ifelodun local council development area for the July 22 local government election in Lagos State. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, the Civil Engineering graduate of the University of Lagos spoke about the divisions in his party, the massive under…

Tiemoue Bakayoko

Bakayoko joins Victor Moses, others at Chelsea

Frenchman Tiemoue Bakayoko has joined Victor Moses and other stars at Chelsea Football Club having signed a five-year with the Premier League champions on Saturday. Bakayoko made a switch from Monaco to join the London club. “I am very happy to be here and to join this great team. I…

Muguruza thrashes Venus Williams to win first Wimbledon title [Photo credit: ABC News]

Muguruza thrashes Venus Williams to win first Wimbledon title

Gabrine Muguruza has secured a maiden Wimbledon title after an emphatic victory over five-time champion, Venus Williams, under the roof on Centre Court on Saturday. Muguruza won 7-5 6-0 as 37-year-old Williams surrendered in the face of the Spaniard's relentless and brilliant hitting. The 23-year-old -- who lost to Williams'…

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Seye Ogunlewe Wins Third National Title

Seye Ogunlewe, acclaimed Nigeria’s ‘fastest’ man for the third consecutive year, emerged winner of the Men’s 100m event at the ongoing All Nigeria Track and Field Championship cum National trials taking place in Abuja. Ogunlewe emerged as the 2017 champion despite posting an uninspiring 10.30s winning time which is not…

Venus Williams

Venus Williams qualifies for historic Wimbledon final

American tennis star, Venus Williams, has qualified for the Wimbledon Women Singles final for the first time since 2009. Williams beat her British opponent, Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday to become the oldest finalist ever at the Wimbledon. The five-time champion, Williams will now face Garbine Muguruza in Saturday's…

Blessing Okagbare; Photo: allAfrica

Okagbare, Amusan set for Warri Relays, CAA Grand Prix

Nigeria’s top performers on the track this season, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and Tobi Amusan, have both arrived in Nigeria ahead of the 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix. The 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix which is fixed for Tuesday at the Delta State Polytechnic Stadium, Ozoro, is guaranteed…

It is the first time in a long time home-based players are getting this magnitude of attention

CHAN: Coach invites 30 players to camp

The Super Eagles’ Chief Coach, Salisu Yusuf, has invited 30 players to camp for next month’s 2018 African Nations Championship, CHAN qualifying fixture against the winner between Togo and Benin Republic. Nigeria Professional Football League leading scorer, Stephen Odey, Akwa United’s midfielder, Alhassan Ibrahim, Elisha Golbe of League leaders Plateau…

Romelu Lukaku joins Manchester United

Lukaku seals five-year Manchester United deal

Romelu Lukaku has officially completed his move from Everton to Manchester United as the Red Devils on Monday announced that the striker had signed a five-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year. As stated by United on their official website, the 24-year-old Belgian international striker will…

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Rooney completes Everton move

Wayne Rooney has officially left Manchester United as he signed a two-year deal with Everton on Sunday. The 31-year-old is returning to the club he left as a teenager. While at United, Rooney became the Red Devils top scorer with 253 goals surpassing the great Bobby Charlton. He will hope…

Enyimba

Nigeria League Review: Enyimba, Plateau United record big wins

Enyimba and Plateau United were the biggest winners in the Match Day 28 games of the Nigeria Professional Football League played across the country on Sunday. Both teams recorded 3-0 win in their respective games. Tornadoes were simply overpowered by Enyimba in Sunday's outing played at the U.J Esuene Stadium in Calabar. The…

Remo Stars players down with food poisoning

Nigeria League: Remo Stars’ players down with food poisoning

About 16 players of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Remo Stars, are currently being treated for health issues said to have been caused by food poisoning. A statement from the Sagamu-based club indicates that 13 first-team players, including their leading scorer, Victor Mbaoma, Ekene Awazie and Salefu Ochowechi are very…

Romelu Lukaku and Jose Mourinho [Photo: The Sun]

Why I chose Manchester United – Lukaku

While the world awaits his official announcement as the latest acquisition by Manchester United, Romelu Lukaku is already talking about his reasons for picking the Red Devils ahead of his former club, Chelsea. Lukaku on Sunday bared his mind in an exclusive interview with ESPN FC that he is delighted…