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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UEFA Champions League round-up

Nov. 6 (PREMIUM TIMES) - English Champions, Manchester City’s chances of qualifying for the second round of the UEFA Champions League nosedived  Tuesday night as they were held at home, 2-2, by Dutch Champions, Ajax, on matchday 4. In the other Group D match, Mesut Ozil scored a rare free…

NFF shun Best Ogedegbe memorial lecture

Best Ogedegbe’s widow wants her husband immortalized for his role in Nigeria’s football. (more…)

AWC: Falcons get South Africa for semi-finals

Nov. 4 (PREMIUM TIMES) -- The Super Falcons of Nigeria Sunday moved a step closer to defending their African title as they romped into the semi finals of the 2012 Africa Women’s Championship (AWC) after they made it three wins in as many games with an emphatic 3-1 victory over…

Victor Moses

Moses scores for Chelsea, as Man Utd stay top of EPL table

Nigerian forward, Victor Moses, got his first goal in the English Premier League for Chelsea on Saturday but it was not enough for the Blues to keep top spot as they could only get a 1-1 draw with impressive side, Swansea City. Moses who has previously scored for Chelsea in…

EPL: Manchester United overtake Chelsea

Manchester United have taken a momentary lead on the English Premier League table after a well deserved 2-1 victory over fierce rivals, Arsenal in a League clash Saturday at the Old Trafford. The Red Devils with 24 points are occupying top spot. Former Arsenal priced jewel Robin Van Persie showed…

GEJ to lead flag hoisting at National Sports festival

Nov.1 (PREMIUM TIMES) -- President Goodluck Jonathan will Saturday lead the flag hoisting ceremony for the 18th National Sports Festival tagged Eko 2012. The event, which holds at Teslim Balogun Stadium Surulere Lagos, will also have the 36 States Governors and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. According…

Sports summit: Minister promises full implementation of recommendations

Sports enthusiasts wonder why a sport summit should be held at the Aso villa. (more…)

Serena, Venus Williams arrive Lagos, to visit Fashola Wednesday

As part of a planned African Tour, tennis icons, Serena and Venus Williams Tuesday arrived the shores of Nigeria as they begin a three-day visit to Lagos, from Tuesday October 30 to Friday, November 2. Their visit is part of tour concerning the recently launched ‘‘Breaking The Mould’’ (BTM) campaign,…

AWC: Super Falcons begins title defence on winning note

  The Super Falcons struggled to win the match against the Lioness of Cameroon. (more…)

Manchester Utd end Chelsea’s winning run

Chelsea's unbeaten run came to an end at the Stanford Bridge after 10 matches on Sunday as Manchester United recorded a 'controversial' 2-3 win over the Blues. The bad blooded encounter which saw Chelsea finish the game with nine men after red cards were issued to Fernando Torres and Brain…

Arsenal return to winning ways

Though it wasn’t the best of performance from Arsenal; the Gunners Saturday returned to winning ways with a hard earned lone goal victory over a determined Queens Park Rangers side at the Emirates. Spaniard Mikel Arteta was the hero for the day as his late strike ensured Arsenal secured the vital…

UEFA Champions League: Arsenal, Madrid, Milan lose

Many of Europe's big teams lost to 'lesser' teams. (more…)

AWC: Dropped Falconet skipper returns home

Five members of the women U-20 team are in the Falcons squad. (more…)

Again, Nigerian tennis stars crash out of Governor’s cup

Nigeria’s best seem unable to compete with their counterparts all over the world. (more…)

We are not corrupt, NFF replies Amaechi

The Football Federation said it has been employing global best practices in its dealing (more…)

African Cup of Nations: Keshi says he’s not scared of Ghana, Ivory Coast

The Super Eagles Coach has departed for South Africa for the draws. (more…)

CAF Champions League: Sunshine Stars crash out in Cairo

Hopes of Sunshine Stars making a debut appearance in the CAF Champions League final crashed Sunday night as the Akure Gunners were defeated by Al Ahly 1-0 in the second leg semi final duel in Cairo. Al Ahly have thus qualified for their ninth African Champions Club cup final having…

Chelsea defeat Spurs in London derby

Chelsea won their first match at White Hart Lane since 2005. (more…)

Manchester United keep pace with Chelsea

Manchester City played almost 70 minutes with 10 men but still won the match. (more…)

Spain, Romanian Stars win Lagos Tennis Championship

The winners went home with trophies and cash prizes. (more…)

Beach soccer: Nigeria, Brazil tango In Dubai

The Beach Eagles train twice a day as they prepare for the competition. (more…)

Peter Rufai out of hospital, NFF wishes him quick recovery

Peter Rufai, the former Super Eagles goalkeeper who slumped and went into coma on Monday, has been discharged from hospital. Bruce, the younger brother of the former Super Eagles skipper confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES  on Wednesday that the World Cup goalkeeper has since left the Toki hospital in Surelere having…

Kanu hails new Golden Eaglets

The former Eagles captain commended the boys for their performance against Guinea. (more…)

Soccer legend, Peter Rufai, regains consciousness, family calls for prayers

Former Super Eagles goal keeper Peter Rufai has finally regained consciousnesses after he suddenly slumped and was rushed to a Lagos hospital. While doctors at the Toki Hospital, where the ex-international is being treated are yet to discharge the 49-year-old, Bruce Rufai, his brother, told PREMIUM TIMES the goalkeeper has regained consciousness…

World Champions to participate in Obudu Mountain Race

The world male and female champions will be in Calabar. (more…)