CAF To Decide Heartland's Fate
Published: April 07, 2013
Heartland of Owerri could not play the CAF Confederation Cup tie against hosts Union Sportive Bitam (USB) after the club arrived Gabon on Saturday, the day of the match.The Nigerians had sent a message to the Gabonese Football Federation (FEGAFOOT) requesting the postponement of the match to Sunday. But the communicati...
Update Jossy Lad: Family Commends UCH
Published: March 31, 2013
The family of the ailing former Super Falcons Coach, Jossy Lad has congratulated the management of University College Hospital (UCH) for reviving the health of their bread winner who had been receiving treatment at the hospital after he was diagnosed with heart related ailment.Speaking with newsmen at the Southwest war...
Remo Stars Now Top The Standings
Published: March 25, 2013
A goal in each half ensured that Remo Stars picked up the maximum points available in the crunchy tie against COD United in the Week 14 of the Nigeria National League.The encounter witnessed familiar faces at the Dipo Dina Stadium as COD United Coach Bode Awakan, Feyishayo Akinbola and Osas Okwunaghae all returned to t...
Lillestrom's Arnold Origi Links Up With Kenya Squad In Lagos
Published: March 21, 2013
Kenya number one custodian Arnold Origi and Chris Bwamy have linked up with the rest of the players in Nigeria, writes michezoafrika.com.The two connected straight to Lagos from Norway and trained with the team during the afternoon session.Bwamy was last called for national assignment by former coach Francis Kimanzi fo...
Done Deal: Dolphins Announce Arrival Of Ifeanyi Onuigbo
Published: March 20, 2013
Dolphins have secured the signature of free agent Ifeanyi Onuigbo, who last played for T&T Hanoi in the Vietnamese Super League, on a one - year deal. The financial details of the contract was not disclosed by the Port Harcourt based outfit.''We expect him to give his best and not jettison the team at the slightest...
Ailing Jossy Lad Needs Assistance
Published: March 18, 2013
Families and friends of former Super Falcons and Shooting Stars Coach, Joseph Ladipo popularly known as Jossy Lad have cried out to government and well meaning Nigerians to save their beloved from the clutches of death.Speaking with newsmen at Narl Clinic where Ladipo is receiving treatment in Ibadan, his first son, Wa...
CRIN Hold 3SC In Champions League
Published: March 13, 2013
The ancient Olubadan Stadium was agog again when the 3SC team ‘B’ now known as 3SC Starlet confronted CRIN FC in the opening match of this year’s edition of Afe Babalola Champions League Tourney which ended in 1-1 draw at Olubadan Stadium Ibadan on Tuesday.Both teams are among the 16 teams that qualif...
Oba Adeyemi: I Could Have Become A Great Football Star
Published: March 13, 2013
Bothered by the decline facing our sports in Nigeria, a Sports body, Links Youth Sports International of Nigeria (LYSIN) has finalized plan to institute a sports foundation in the name of the sports loving respected Yoruba monarch, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, the Alaafin of Oyo.This was disclosed when the executives of the...
Oyo NUJ Backs Shooting Stars For Glory
Published: March 11, 2013
As the 2012/2013 soccer season gets underway the Ibadan darling team 3SC has received a media boost from the Nigeria Union of Journalists Oyo State Chapter when Chairman of the chapter, Comrade Gbenga Opadotun who was among the fans that watched 3SC, Gombe United match pledged the union’s backing to team.Speaking...
Ekene Obi Urges Teammates To Put Loss Behind Them
Published: March 05, 2013
Remo Stars defender Ekene Obi has reacted to the loss against Akwa Starlet on Sunday in Uyo and has urged his teammates to show character in their next game.The Sky Blue Stars were looking like earning a point until the 73rd minute. An error from goalkeeper Ibukun Araromi providedArahibong Utube the chance to pounce on...
Come And Prove Me Wrong - Aminu Yusuf Challenges Club Proprietors
Published: February 18, 2013
Agent Yusuf Aminu has described the contract of Nigerian players as slave contracts as he gave an insight to the type ofcontracts being given to the players in the league.The issue of player’s contract has been a major issue in the league as players find it difficult to determine their stand when club sides fail ...
Fatai Osho Hails Gabros' Fighting Spirit
Published: February 05, 2013
In their latest match played in the NNL against Gabros, a second half penalty from Ahmed Agbogunleri was enough to secure maximum points for Remo Stars as they remain in touching distance with the league leaders. Though Remo Stars gaffer Fatai Osho expressed his delight with the win, he has admitted that victory did no...
Nasarawa United Disappoint Peruvians
Published: February 03, 2013
In front of 20,000 spectators at the Estadio Monumental on Saturday, Nigeria Premier League new-boys Nasarawa United fell 0-2 to Peru powerhouse Club Universitario de Deportes.In his post match comments, Club Universitario de Deportes gaffer Angel Comizzo voiced his displeasure with the poor performance of the Nigerian...
Nasarawa United Arrive Peru To Face Club Universitario de Deportes
Published: January 31, 2013
Ahead of the resumption of the Nigeria Premier League, which has been tentatively fixed for February 16, newly promoted Nasarawa United arrived Peru on Thursday morning for exhibition matches against some of the top clubs in the South American nation.The Alphonsus Dike tutored side will face Peru heavyweights Club Univ...
3SC, Frenage Set For Pre - Season Tourney
Published: January 28, 2013
As Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) prepare for the commencement of the Nigeria Premier League by planning to have a closed camping in Ijebu-Ode, the management of the traditional club has also registered its team ‘B’ for a Nationwide League.The team which would be known henceforth as 3SC Starlet according ...