The long, tortuous road to new football season in Nigeria
With no start date in sight, some players have left the country to play in other leagues.
Year 2018 in Sports: Nigerians’ joy, heartache, regrets
One of the highpoints of 2018 for Nigeria was its debut appearance at the Winter Olympics.
The complex, interwoven marriage between racism and football
None of the major league would have grown into the cash behemoths they are today without the mixture of playing and coaching personnel from all around the world.
ANALYSIS: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly sides of the 19th National Sports Festival
Aside the drawbacks, the Abuja Festival had memorable performances that would linger in the minds of many.
Moses’ Chelsea C of O has again been revoked, it’s time to move
Victor Moses has gone from a seldom-seen outcast to key player to seldom-seen outcast again, in a topsy-turvy Chelsea career.
ANALYSIS: The NFF and the aberration called Nigeria Professional Football League
The NPFL was stopped just before the start of Russia 2018.
Mourinho: The ‘Special One’ fast fading into a ‘Special Past’
The latest affront to Manchester United fans was the way and manner Liverpool took their team to the cleaners on Sunday.
At 2018 National Sports Festival, age is no barrier as six and 56-year-old athletes compete
Deborah, the youngest at the festival, was barely six months old when the last edition of the National Sports Festival was held in Lagos in 2012.
National Sports Festival (Day 4 Wrap): More swimming medals give Team Delta early lead
Two festival record times were broken by a Delta State athlete
What Super Falcons must do to represent Nigeria well at 2019 World Cup — Gov. Okowa
The Delta governor also hails NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, at 45
AWCON 2019: Five things learnt about Nigeria’s Falcons
On the evidence of their displays in their four matches, the Falcons will be in France next year just to make up the numbers.
Cameroon (2-4 pen) Ratings: How Super Falcons players fared in Semi-Final
Rivers Angels shot stopper, Tochukwu Oluehi, was the heroine as the Super Falcons overcame the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon.
Tottenham 3-1 Chelsea: Three things Sarri must do to win trophies
Chelsea’s loss to Tottenham reflected what pundits had observed.
Five insights gleaned from Falcons’ 4-0 win over Zambia
“For the first 30 minutes, the Falcons looked like they just met for the first time.”
Player Rating: How Nigerian players fared against Uganda
Nineteen-year-old Samuel Chukwueze showed the Eagles have another Emmanuel Amuneke in the making.
It means so much to beat two tennis greats back to back, Zverev says
On Sunday, he became the youngest winner of the title since Djokovic 10 years ago, and the first German to triumph since Boris Becker in 1995.
ANALYSIS: Nigeria caused Falcons poor start at AWCON
“With NFF’s complacency , not only will the Falcons be de-feathered, they will become caged household birds – unable to soar as their name predicts.”
Player Rating: How Nigerian players fared against South Africa
The Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw by their South African host.
South Africa vs Nigeria: Five things to expect as Eagles battle Bafana Bafana
This will be the 14th meeting between Nigeria and South Africa national teams.
AFCON 2019: Choosing between Musa, Iheanacho, Success, Onyekuru to replace Ighalo
Ighalo is out of the match due to a hamstring injury.
WAUG: UNIPORT emerges overall winner at 14th games
The university won the 13-day competition with 75 gold, 36 silver and 24 bronze medals.
Despite incomparable success, Falcons still treated poorly
Out of 10 editions of Africa’s continental tournament, they have won eight