Anthony Joshua defends title

Anthony Joshua Defends Title, Knocks Carlos Takam Out

Nigerian-born British boxing champion Anthony Joshua has defeated Carlos Takam with tenth round technical knockout at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff Wales. Joshua’s win last night made him retain the IBF world heavyweight title before 78,000 unsatisfied fans booing at decision to stop the fight which obviously could not continue. The Nigerian born had told […]

Man Utd lose 2-1 at Huddersfield

Manchester United fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at promoted Huddersfield Town on Saturday as Pep Guardiola’s free-scoring Manchester City moved five points clear at the Premier League summit. Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre scored at the John Smith’s Stadium to give Huddersfield a first win over United since 1952 and condemn Jose Mourinho’s side […]

Nwankwo Kanu Launches N1 Billion Jackpot Lotto to Support Kanu Heart Foundation

Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) (www.KanuHeartFoundationNg.com) and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja. The KHF lotto offers a jackpot starting at N1 billion and will be run in conjunction with AfroMillonsLotto (www.AfroMillionsLotto.com). It offers twice-weekly draws […]

Qualifiers so far for 2018 World Cup

The 15 nations that have already booked their place for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with final qualifying matches still to be played: Europe: Belgium, England, Germany, Poland, Russia (as hosts), Spain Africa: Egypt, Nigeria Asia: Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea North, Latin America: Costa Rica, Mexico South America: Brazil

The Football Forever Statue at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos

Lagos Unveils 22ft ‘Football Forever’ Statue In Teslim Balogun Stadium

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has this weekend unveiled the ‘Football Forever’ statue at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, stating that football popular sports in Nigeria is a tool for uniting the nation even in critical periods. The statue measuring 22ft tall is a sculpture of four players, two-aside on an eight feet concrete pedestal depicting […]

Austin Okocha’s nephew, Iwobi’s goal gets Super Eagles’ Russian ticket

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Saturday evening at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia via the only goal scored by Alex Iwobi, nephew of former skipper, Austin Okocha. Alex Iwobi’s 73rd minute goal was the magic as the Arsenal forward converted the needed goal. The three point lead this evening […]

Mr. Segun Ajiroba presenting the trophy to Pastor Aromolaran while other organising team members watch

18 Teams to compete for trophy at Joy Cometh Church football tourney

In its bid to curb crimes in the Ikorodu axis of Lagos State, an Ikorodu-based church, Joy Cometh Ministries has introduced a football tournament to engage the youths who are said to be more in crime statistics. Speaking at a press conference in Ikorodu recently to announce the maiden edition of the championship tagged ‘Pastor […]

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Super Eagles aim for three points against Zambia – Spokesman

The Super Eagles spokesman, Toyin Ibitoye, on Wednesday debunked the report that the team would be satisfied with a draw against Zambia, saying the team would be going for an outright win. Ibitoye told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the team would be aiming at defeating the Chipolopolo of Zambia in the crucial encounter […]

Man City striker Aguero suffers broken rib in car accident

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero suffered a broken rib in a car crash in the Netherlands, the club’s manager Pep Guardiola confirmed on Friday. Aguero sustained the injury after a taxi taking him to an Amsterdam airport following a music concert was involved in an accident on Thursday night. Guardiola said Aguero will miss the Premier League leaders’ clash at champions Chelsea […]