Sports Features

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


Five things we learned about Falcons in Ghana

The only departments that had a pass mark from the 11th Africa Women’s Cup of Nations were the goalkeeper and the centre-back pairing.

Super Falcons Champs

How Super Falcons players fared in AWCON final

Many of the Falcons players had a good match against a formidable South Africa.


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.”

Nigeria vs Uganda

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.”

Africa Cup of Nations match between South AFrica and Nigeria's Super Eagles.

Player Rating: How Nigerian players fared against South Africa

The Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw by their South African host.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

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.

Ahmed Musa. [Photo credit: Guardian Nigeria]

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.

Super Falcons winning the last AWCON tournament

Despite incomparable success, Falcons still treated poorly

Out of 10 editions of Africa’s continental tournament, they have won eight

Man. City v Man. Utd

Four matches to watch this weekend

It is another Manchester derby while Milan seek payback against Juventus.

Tothemham Hotspurs coach

EPL: Time up for Pochettino at Spurs?

Maybe he really needs to change his address – from London to Madrid.

Arsenal Vs Liverpool logos used to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT:]

Arsenal Vs Liverpool: It’ll be resilience versus blitz

The Reds start like a house on fire while the Gunners come to boil gradually.

Nigeria Amputee Football team used to illustrate the story

Against all odds, Nigeria’s ‘special eagles’ finally land on global stage

The Nigeria Amputee Football Team nicknamed Special Eagles have showed so much tenacity and belief in their dream of making into the global stage reports Tunde Eludini in this piece.

Paul Onuachu

VIDEOS: Onuachu nets first hat trick, Osimhen nets brace

FIFA U-17 World Cup top scorer, Victor Osimhen hits the ground running in Belgium.

Jose Mourinho. [Photo credit: Skysports]

Mourinho is focus again as English Premier League returns Saturday

Mourinho has suffered four defeats in six games against his former club since taking over at United.

Odion Ighalo [Photo: Daily Post Nigeria]

How death threats to wife, children almost made Ighalo quit Super Eagles

“I know the fans want me to score goals. I understand them,” the China-based striker said.

NFF Chairman and CAF VP, Amaju Pinnick

ANALYSIS: What has Pinnick done for Nigerian football lately?

The major non-starter for the Pinnick administration in the last four years has been the decline of local football competitions and tournaments.

Cristiano Ronaldo sent off

Five insights from UCL Matchday 1: Messi, Ronaldo are still the headliners

UEFA has to raise their game and implement VAR to help the referees.