Anthony Joshua Knocks Out Povetkin In Round 7

Anthony Joshua has defeated Alexander Povetkin by knock out at Wembley Stadium to successfully defend his four World Heavyweight titles. Povetkin, 39, was the mandatory challenger to Joshua, 28, after the Brit defeated Joseph Parker at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium back in March. Joshua went into beast mode at round seven,landing a right jab that sent […]

Pinnick Charges Eaglets To Stay Focused, Pick AFCON Ticket

Amaju Pinnick, Pesident, Nigeria Football Federation, has charged the U-17 national team, Golden Eaglets, to keep level heads and stay focused to conquer Ghana’s Black Starlets in Niamey. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Eaglets will take on the Black Starlets in the final of the CAF U-17 Cup of Nations WAFU B Tournament in […]

FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles Drops To 49th Position

Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Thursday dropped by one spot to 41st position in the new ranking formula adopted by World football governing body, FIFA. In the ranking table published on FIFA website, Nigeria garnered 613 points in August, placing it sixth on the continental stage behind Senegal, Congo DR, Ghana, Morocco and Cameroon. Nigeria also tied with […]

Nigeria Names Bronson Weir As Senior Rugby Team Coach

Dayo Emmanuel The Nigerian Rugby Federation has announced the appointment of South African Bronson Weir as head coach of the senior Men’s Rugby National Team, the Black Stallions. This was announced on last Thursday at a world press conference chaired by the rugby body’s president, Kelechukwu Mbagwu, following the re-admittance of Nigeria into the international […]

Ahmed Musa Joins Saudi Club Al Nassr FC

Super Eagles striker, Ahmed Musa has completed a transfer from Leicester City to Saudi Arabia club, Al Nassr. The Saudi club announced the signing of the World Cup star on a four-year deal believed to be worth £17.5 million. The deal reportedly makes him the highest paid Nigerian football player. Musa joined Leicester City in 2016 […]

Heritage Bank Supports Business Investments In Africa Freestyle Football Championship

Heritage Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, has signed a partnership agreement with Feet ‘N’ Tricks International Limited to make the premier edition of Africa Freestyle Football Championship a resounding success. The premier edition of the tournament which is scheduled to hold from September 13 to 15, 2018 at the Balmoral Convention […]

FIFA Has Not Written To NFF Over Ban Threat, Giwa Says

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chris Giwa, has said that FIFA, the world soccer governing body, has not communicated its threat to ban the NFF. “The alleged FIFA ban threat is a creation of the media. FIFA has not written to lodge any complaint with us. We only read all these things in the media,” […]

Croatia vs England: Vatreni On Fire After World Cup ‘miracle’

Tears and cries of joy, hugs and chants, firecrackers and flares — Croatia was on fire late Wednesday after their victory against England set up a first ever appearance in a World Cup final. “Croatia in World Cup finals! It is so beautiful! Miracle of all miracles in Russia!” the state-run HRT television commentator Drago […]