Tunde Eludini

Tunde Eludini is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he studied International Relations. He is a Senior Correspondent coordinating the sports section of the website.

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Chelsea Vs Arsenal

LIVE UPDATE: Chelsea Vs Arsenal: Gunners seek redemption in London Derby

After starting out with a loss in their opening game of the season against defending champions, Manchester City, Arsenal will be hoping to get it right in Saturday’s derby clash away to Chelsea. Saturday’s London derby will be involving two novices as it were as both Maurizio Sarri and Unai…

Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung.

FIFA shuns Dalung as ban looms on Nigeria

Nigeria is in a race against time to avoid a ban from the world football governing body, FIFA. An attempt by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, to meet with the FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Zurich has been met with a brick wall. This development many fear…

Lagos set for first media marathon

Lagos set for first media marathon

The organisers of the Lagos Media Marathon on Thursday provided details of plans for the event. At a press conference held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, the modalities and motivation behind the 10km Road Race were revealed to journalists. Tony Ubani, the Chairman of the Lagos Media Marathon…

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U20 Women’s World Cup: Spain send Nigeria’s Falconets out

The Nigeria U-20 Women's team have crashed out of the ongoing FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup ongoing in France. Goals from Aitana Bonmatí and Patricia Guijarro helped Spain to the semi-final ticket ahead of Nigeria. The victory recorded by the Spaniards will see them in a  semi-final clash with either France…

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Nigeria vs Spain (LIVE UPDATES): Falconets battle for Semi-final ticket

The Nigeria U-20 Women’s team, the Falconets, are set for a crunch tie against their Spanish counterparts in the first quarterfinal pairing of the ongoing FIFA Women’s U20 World Cup in France. While Spain will be hoping to continue the fine form shown in a tough Group C , the…

Atletico Madrid won the UEFA Super Cup

Atletico beat Real Madrid to win third UEFA Super Cup

Atletico Madrid have emerged as the winners of the 2018 UEFA Super Cup after they beat their fierce city rivals, Real Madrid, 4-2, in a thrilling encounter on Wednesday night at the A Le Coq Arena in Estonia. The UEFA Super Cup pitches the winners of the Champions League against…

Victor Moses

Victor Moses announces retirement from international football

Chelsea winger, Victor Moses, has announced his retirement from international football. Moses who switched allegiance to play for Nigeria after initially featuring for the English Youth teams, said on Thursday that he would like to focus on his club career now and his young family. In a statement on his…

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IAAF Continental Cup: 16 Nigerian athletes set to represent Africa

The Confederation of African Athletics, CAA, has included 16 Nigerians in a shortlist of 77 athletes to represent the continent at next month’s IAAF Continental Cup. The event which would take place in Ostrava, Czech Republic will also have other athletes from other continents also on parade. The African athletes…

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Super Eagles defender Ola Aina joins Torino FC

Super Eagles defender, Ola Aina, has joined Serie A club Torino FC on a season-long loan deal. Aina made the loan switch to Torino after extending his contract with Premier League club, Chelsea. The Nigeria international has made six appearances for the Blues first team, though his last run out…

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Stage set for Lagos Open Tennis Tournament

The first big step that would culminate in big tennis stars like Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Maria Sharapova among others playing on Lagos soil has been taken. The annual Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis tournament (GCLT) has been rebranded by the organisers and will henceforth be known as the “Lagos Open…

Falconets vs China

France 2018: Falconets snatch Quarter Final ticket from China  

The Nigeria Women’s U-20 team, the Falconets, have qualified for the quarter-final stage of the ongoing FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup taking place in France. A last-ditch effort from Rasheedat Ajibade saved Nigeria from exiting the cadet Women Cup as the Falconets forced China to a 1-1 draw. Just before the…

Aruna Quadri against Frenchman Antione Hachard

Table Tennis: Aruna Quadri makes history to win first Nigeria Open Title

Aruna Qaudri on Sunday at the Molade Okoya Thomas Hall inside the Teslim Balogun Stadium added another feather to his cap; winning his maiden ITTF Challenge Nigeria open title. Quadri had to dig deep to battle to a 4-2 victory against Frenchman Antione Hachard in the men’s singles finals of…

Bernado Silva celebrates goal (Photo Credit: Reuters)

EPL: Manchester City begin title defence with away win over Arsenal

No English team has successfully defended the Premier League title since 2009 but Manchester City on Sunday showed they can give a good try this season. Pep Guardiola’s men got their Premier League title defense off to a winning start courtesy of a comfortable 2-0 victory over Arsenal at the…

Late Super Eagles midfield maestro, Sam Okwaraji

Mutiu Adepoju seeks public holiday for Samuel Okwaraji

A former Nigeria international, Mutiu Adepoju, has suggested that August 12 of every year be declared as a public holiday in remembrance of the late Samuel Okwaraji. Okwaraji slumped and died at the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos, 29 years ago while playing for the national team. While opinions have…

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Arsenal Vs Manchester City (LIVE UPDATES): Gunners dare defending champions

Manchester City are set for a tough start to their league title defence as they face a rejuvenated Arsenal team this Sunday at the Emirates stadium. A feisty clash is expected as new Gunners' boss, Unai Emery, and Pep Guardiola go head-to-head for the first time in the Premier League.…

Chelsea players celebrate after scoring a goal

EPL: Victor Moses makes late show as Chelsea win big

Victor Moses was an 81st-minute substitute on Saturday for Chelsea as the Blues got off to a flying start in the Premier League; beating Huddersfield 3-0 away from home in their first league game. Maurizio Sarri opted to have the Nigerian star on the bench for the most part of…

Iheanacho: ManU vs Lei

EPL: Iheanacho, Ndidi suffer defeat at Old Trafford

The Nigerian duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi ended on the losing side in the first game of the season in the English Premier League on Friday night at Old Trafford. Iheanacho and Ndidi enjoyed 90 minutes of action. But they could not help their team escape an opening…

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France 2018: Falconets get slim win over Haiti

Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets, recorded their first victory at the ongoing 9th FIFA U20 World Cup in France as the Christopher Danjuma-tutored side pipped hard tackling Haiti 1-0 in Saint-Malo. The Falconets needed a win to keep their hopes of a qualification to the knockout stage alive, and that they…

Simon Moses signed a five-year deal with his new club, Levante UD.

Moses completes move to La Liga

Another Nigerian, Moses Simon, will be playing in the Spanish La Liga in the new season. The latest entrant to the league on Monday completed a move from Belgian club, KAA Gent to modest side Levante UD. Having passed the routine medical checks, Moses signed a five-year deal with his…

Amuneke ready for new challenge as Tanzania Coach

Emmanuel Amuneke who is the latest Nigerian to be appointed as the national team coach of another country has said that he is ready for the challenge that comes with his latest position. Amuneke was on Monday named as the new head coach of the Tanzanian senior national team, popularly referred to…

African Championships: Athletes depart Asaba after big show

Athletes and officials of countries that participated in the just concluded 21st African Senior Athletics Championship have already started departing Asaba for their various destinations. As promised by the Local Organising Committee for CAA Asaba 2018, airplanes were made available for the traveling contingents who all expressed delight at Nigerian…

France 2018: Nigeria’s Falconets start World Cup on losing note

The Nigeria U20 girls, Falconets lost 0-1 to two-time champions, Germany, in the opening game of Group D of the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Saint-Malo on Monday. Stefanie Sanders slammed into the net from a corner kick even after inspired goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie made two consecutive saves. The Falconets,…

Nigeria 4x100m Relay

Asaba 2018 Ends: Nigeria wins three more gold medals, third overall

Team Nigeria ended their campaign on a blistering note at the 21st Senior Athletics Championships; winning three gold medals on the final day of action at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State. The last set of gold medals for Nigeria came in the Triple Jump Event, 400m Women’s…

Nigeria 4x100m Relay

Asaba 2018: Okagbare in action as Nigeria wins three more gold medals

After pulling out of the 100m and 200m events, Blessing Okagbare was in action on the Day 3 of action at the ongoing African Senior Athletics Championships. She made her presence count, helping Nigeria to a gold medal in the 4x100m women’s event. The gold medal-winning quartet for Nigeria had…

Reigning national champion, Seye Ogunlewe

Asaba 2018: Team Nigeria makes bright start at African Championship

Though it is still early days, Team Nigeria athletes started their campaign at the African Championships on a bright note on Wednesday in Asaba, Delta State. The athletes that were on parade qualified for the next rounds in their various events on Day 1 of the biennial continental championships. Leading…