Nigeria has been
drawn with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021
Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
The draw took place
on Thursday evening at the headquarters of the Confederation of African
Football (CAF) in Cairo, NAN reports.
icons Nwankwo Kanu, Samuel Eto’o, Khalilou Fadiga, Geremi Njitap, El Hadji
Diouf Read More
John Mikel Obi,
Super Eagles Captain, has announced his retirement from his international
career after Nigeria’s third-place finish in the 32nd Total Africa Cup of
Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.
Mikel’s decision to
quit the Super Eagles was made known after the victory against Tunisia in the
battle for third place at the 2019 AFCON
The Super Eagles
captain Read More
Lagos State Governor,
Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has sacked Babatunde Bank-Anthony as the Director-General
of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC).
The Director of
Public Affairs, Titi Oshodi, in a statement issues on Thursday, June 20, said
Sanwo-Olu approved the appointment of Mr. Oluwatoyin Bolowotan as the new Director-General
of the Commission.
Okunola, the Head of Service, says the Read More
Agege Stadium was thrown
into chaos on Monday, June 11, 2019, after the NPFL Super Six match between Kano
Pillars and Rangers which ended 1-1.
badged referee Adebimpe Quadri blew the final whistle irate fans of Kano
Pillars invaded the pitch armed with dangerous weapons like planks and
The few security men
deployed by the Read More
African football legends both in Nigeria and
abroad will on Saturday, May 18, 2019, storm Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature
in the testimonial match organised in honour of outgoing Governor Akinwunmi
Ambode of Lagos State.
Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr Kweku Tandoh, in a statement on
Thursday, May 16, 2019, said the event Read More
Some of the finest football stars from the African
continent including legendary Cameroonian forward, Samuel Eto’o Fils will storm
the Soccer Temple, Agege, Lagos Mainland, for a classic match billed to hold on
Saturday, May 18, 2019.
a ceremonial game in honour of Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, earlier
scheduled to hold at the Read More
Football followers and punters who plan
to watch their darling Super Eagles and other international stars at the 2019 African
Cup of Nations in Egypt now have a reason to smile as a new betting company, BestBet360
has officially joined the Nigerian gaming market with a uniquely
customer-centric portfolio of refined products with a Read More
The assistant coach of Agege based side, Mountain
of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC (MFM FC), Alli Suleman Obinna has showered
encomiums on his team after their brave performance in the 1-1 draw against
Katsina United on yesterday, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Suleman, who led the team to Katsina in the
absence of head coach Read More
international and local marathon runners are ready to race for the $50,000
(N18,105,000.00) top prize of the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed
to hold tomorrow, Saturday, 2nd February, 2019.
the elite athletes are predictably and mostly from Kenya, there are also other
top runners from Ethiopia, Morocco, Uganda, Australia, USA and Poland among
many Read More
Falcons forward, Asisat Oshola has joined FC Barcelona on loan from Chinese
Women's Super League outfit Dalian Quanjian.
completed her move after passing her medical on today, Thursday, January 31,
2019, before signing her contract at the Camp Nou.
African Women’s Footballer of the Year thrice will now provide an extra
attacking Read More