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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Manchester United vs Valencia (LIVE UPDATES): Mourinho out to end poor run

Three matches without a win has put Jose Mourinho and Manchester United under intense pressure as they host Valencia in the UEFA Champions League tonight. United have been rocked by lots of off-field problems this season, with Mourinho having issues with different players week in week out. There is also…

Okocha and Tournament Director Oladunjoye

Okocha attends Lagos Open Tennis Championship as main draws begin

Former Nigerian international, Austin Jay Jay Okocha was at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan at the weekend to watch some of the exciting matches at the ongoing Lagos Open Tennis Championship. The first leg (Futures 4) of the Lagos Open started at the weekend with matches in the qualifying…

The Nigeria national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress

Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria loses narrowly to Canada, finishes eighth

The Nigeria national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, have finished in the eighth position at the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup. Despite being ranked 34th before the World Cup in Spain, the Nigerian Ladies did the country and indeed the continent proud to finish in the eighth position. In their final…

Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring a goal against Liverpool.

EPL: Moses makes late show as Chelsea, Liverpool remain unbeaten

Nigeria international, Victor Moses, came in as a 73rd-minute substitute as Chelsea and Liverpool played out a thrilling 1-1 draw in their Premier League clash at Stanford Bridge. While Moses failed to make any meaningful impact with his introduction into the game after being brought in to replace Willian, it…

Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho. [Photo credit: Skysports]

EPL: Pressure mounts on Mourinho as hammers nail Manchester United

Things are literally falling apart for Jose Mourinho and Manchester United as their bad situation turned worse on Saturday following their 3-1 loss to West Ham United in the Premier League. This is the joint-worst start to a Premier League season for the Red Devils after this latest defeat inflicted…

Chelsea Vs Liverpool LIVE UPDATES: Blues seek another win over the Reds

It will be a battle of colours in the Premier League today as Chelsea hosts the league leaders, Liverpool, at Stamford Bridge. After securing a comeback win over Liverpool at Anfield three days ago in the League Cup, Maurizio Sarri’s men will be looking to make it a double over…

Victor Moses stars as Chelsea end Liverpool’s winning run

League Cup:  Victor Moses stars as Chelsea end Liverpool’s winning run

For the first time this season, former Nigeria international, Victor Moses, was in the starting lineup for Chelsea and the Blues enjoyed his presence as they registered a 1-2 win over Liverpool in their Third Round League Cup clash at Anfield. Prior to Wednesday's Cup tie, Liverpool had won their…

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Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria defeat Greece, qualify for quarter-final

The Nigeria Women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, have qualified for the quarter-final stage of the ongoing FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain. D’Tigress sealed their place among the last eight teams with a nervy 57-56 win over Greece on Wednesday at the Santa Cruz court in Tenerife. Having secured back-to-back…

League Cup: Derby County knocks out Manchester United

Manchester United have been knocked out of the EFL Cup in the third round for the first time in 10 years. The Red Devils were surprisingly sent packing by Championship side Derby County via penalty shootouts (7-8) after they had initially played a 2-2 draw in regulation time on Tuesday…

UPDATED: Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria defeat Argentina, set to battle Greece for quarter-final slot

The Nigeria Women’s Basketball team moved closer to qualifying for the quarter-final of the ongoing FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup in Spain after they defeated their counterparts from Argentina 75-70 in their last group game on Tuesday. D’Tigeress had promised to avenge the defeat suffered by the Super Eagles at…

Luka Modric wins the FIFA Best Player of the Year

FIFA Best 2018: Modric wins Best Player Award

The dominance of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in global awards in recent years has been halted as Luka Modric Monday night emerged as the new winner of the Best Player Award organised by FIFA. Modric having won the Champions League with Real Madrid and reached the World Cup final…

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FIFA World Best Award: Modric favoured ahead Ronaldo for top prize

Luka Modric, Mohamed Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo are the last players standing and seeking to be crowned the best player in the world this year by FIFA at their ceremony in London later on Monday. The award winner will emerge from a vigorous process which had a voting process involving…

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Women’s Basketball World Cup: Nigeria secure landmark win over Turkey

The Nigeria Women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, are off from the list of teams without a victory at the FIBA Women’s World Cup. D’Tigress after losing their group opener against Australia on Saturday battled to a 74-68 victory over Turkey on Sunday to record their first ever victory at the…

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CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba trounce Rayon, zoom into semi-final

Enyimba International are through to the semifinal stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following their 5-1 demolition of Rayon Sports of Rwanda on Sunday at the Aba International Stadium The Nigeria Professional Football League side who could only manage a barren draw in the first leg quarterfinal clash in Kigali…

Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin

Boxing: Anthony Joshua knocks out Povetkin

Anthony Joshua has successfully defended his IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight titles after a feisty seventh-round knockout over Alexander Povetkin on Saturday night The Nigeria-born British boxer didn't look comfortable in the early rounds as blood smeared across his face, while Povetkin enjoyed a flying start to proceedings. He, however,…

EPL: Iheanacho scores in comeback win for Leicester City

Nigeria international, Kelechi Iheanacho, is finally off the mark as he got his first Premier League goal for Leicester City in their comeback 3-1 win over Huddersfield Town on Saturday at the Kings Power stadium. Mathias Jorgensen had put Huddersfield ahead early, but Leicester came back flying as Iheanacho made…

FIBA Women’s World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigress lose to Australia

Despite putting up a gallant display on Saturday, the losing streak of Nigeria at the FIBA Women’s World Cup continued. The women basketball team, D’Tigress, suffered an 86-68 defeat to Australia in their first game at the World Cup in Spain. The tie played at the San Cristobal de la…

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UEFA Champions League: Ronaldo sees red as Man City suffer shock defeat

There was much drama in Wednesday’s Champions League games played across Europe. The biggest talking point would be the "controversial" sending off of Cristiano Ronaldo in what was his debut Champions League game for Juventus. The Portuguese star was reduced to tears when he was shown a straight red in…

NFF Chairman, Amaju Pinnick

NFF Elections: Battle in Katsina for soul of Nigeria football

Katsina State is a frontline state as far as politics in Nigeria is concerned. The state has its fair share of history, producing two presidents for the country in the late Musa Yar’adua and Muhammadu Buhari. However, when it comes to football matters the state obviously takes a backseat as…

Klopp and Tuchel

Liverpool v PSG (LIVE UPDATES): History-laden Reds welcome Cash-rich Paris

A heavyweight contest in what will be the first-ever meeting between these two teams in Europe should be a raucous atmosphere at Anfield. Both have started their league seasons with perfect records and also have former Borussia Dortmund managers in charge. The football world will be comparing front threes in…

Abdou Kader Kone of Cote d’Ivoire

Freestyle Football: Ivorian wins first African championship in Lagos

Abdou Kader Kone of Cote d’Ivoire over the weekend emerged as the champion of the maiden edition of African Freestyle Football Championship held in Lagos. The 26-year old finished tops ahead of all the other competitors from across Africa to clinch the $3,000 prize money and a brand-new salon car…

The current Africa Boxing Union and IBF European Welterweight Champion, Larry Ekundayo

Larry Ekundayo targets world title fight in Nigeria

The current Africa Boxing Union and IBF European Welterweight Champion, Larry Ekundayo, has revealed that he is working hard at taking a shot at a World Title in Nigeria by 2019. Speaking with PREMIUM TIMES over the weekend at the Lagos Boxing Hall of Fame Gymnasium in Surulere, Ekundayo said…

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Serie A: Ronaldo finally scores for Juventus

After firing blanks in his first three games for Juventus; Cristiano Ronaldo is now up and running as he scored twice on Sunday to help Juventus to a 2-1 win over Sassuolo in their Serie A clash in Turin. Ronaldo joined the Bianconeri for €100 million this summer but failed…

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Basketball: Nigeria’s D’Tigers qualify for World Cup

D’Tigers on Saturday night officially became the first team from Africa to qualify for the FIBA Men’s World Cup to be staged in China. The Nigerian men qualified in style with an astonishing eight-game winning streak. D’Tigers overpowered Central African Republic (CAR) 114 – 69 on Saturday at the Indoor…

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Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets Qualify For U-17 Africa Cup of Nations

The Nigeria U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, will be among the participating teams at the 2019 U17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania in May. The Eaglets secured their berth after they edged past arch-rivals Ghana 3-1 on penalties after fulltime scores stood at 1-1. Ghana's Black Starlets went in…