War Looms In Oyo Football As Commissioner And FA Fight Dirty
Published: May 05, 2013
Bickering between the Oyo State Commissioner for Sports Dapo Lam-Adesina and the hierarchy of the state Football Association took dirty dimension yesterday when the Commissioner and state FA boss Leye Adepoju engaged in war of words which almost marred the FA Cup final between 3SC and Crown.It took the intervention of ...
Apa United's Idoko Ogike Friday Delighted With FA Cup Triumph
Published: May 05, 2013
Apa United defensive midfielder Idoko Ogike Friday could not hide his happiness after the third - tier side defeated their illustrious opponents Lobi Stars 6-5 on penalties to win the Benue State Federation Cup on Saturday.''I am very happy, big moment for me. I am not surprised we won because we did not fear the oppon...
30 States Ready For Alaafin Unity Cup
Published: May 05, 2013
States especially from the Northern part of Nigeria have signified their readiness to participate in the maiden Oba Adeyemi National Under-13 Unity Cup slated to commence in Ibadan later next month.The President of the Sports body, Links Youth Sports International of Nigeria (LYSIN), Niyi Dada who is organizing the tou...
Oyo Gets New Nationwide Team, Pacesetter FC
Published: May 05, 2013
Oyo State strength in the Nationwide cadre of Nigerian league has continued to grow with the emergence of the Pacesetters Football Club powered by a member of House of Representative, Hon. Awoleye Abiodun Dada.The rationale behind the formation of the team according to the lawmaker is to develop soccer at the grassroot...
Oyo Referee Academy Will Soon Give Us World Cup Referee - Imiere
Published: May 03, 2013
FIFA/CAF Referee instructor, Emmanuel Imiere has expressed optimism that we will soon see many Nigerian referees officiating at the CAF and FIFA organized matches.Imiere who was the last Nigerian referee to officiate at AFCON when he took charge of the Group C game between Zambia and Guinea at Alexandria in the 2006 ed...
Football Fans Pay Tribute To Late 3SC Baba Eleran
Published: May 01, 2013
The late Shooting Stars Sports Club’s (3SC) number one supporter, Ganiyu Elekuru was remembered during a photo exhibition tagged ‘Football, A Nigerian Passion’ organized by a sports photo journalist Ademola Bamigbelu in collaboration with the Ibadan based French village, also known as Alliance Francai...
Nigerian Soccer Talents Are Best In Africa
Published: April 24, 2013
FIFA player’s licensed agent and ex-Benfica Player, Sergio Daniel has described Nigeria as the most endowed nation when talking of soccer talents in the continent of Africa. The soccer expert who led team scouts under the auspices of D`Elite sports investment which includes John Tersoo, Friday Christopher to Ibad...
Babayaro Disassociates Self From Punch Reports
Published: April 24, 2013
Chairman of Kaduna United and vice Chairman of the League Management Commitee ( LMC), Hon. Sabo Babayaro has dissociated himself from a report carried by The Punch newspaper dated 24th of April 2013 where he was quoted as saying :''The LMC has good intentions and we started on the right lane but along the line we veere...
Bad Weather Delays Frenage Belarus Trip
Published: April 19, 2013
The management of Ibadan based soccer school Frenage Soccer Academy has attributed the delay in their much expected movement of the first batch of their players to the new branch of the academy in Minsk, the capital city of Belarus to bad weather in Europe.Addressing newsmen in Ibadan, the CEO of the firm Prince Oluwol...
LMC Boss, 3SC Supporters Thank Council Boss Over Free Tickets
Published: April 18, 2013
The Chairman League Management Company, Nduka Irabor who was part of the guests that watched week 7 league match played at Lekan Salami Sport Complex Ibadan, where 3SC walloped Akwa United by 4 goals to 1 commended the attendance and attitude of Ibadan fans.The LMC boss in his remark to newsmen after expressed satisfac...
Rangers Bank On Chibuzor Okonkwo
Published: April 18, 2013
Rangers International of Enugu have put their hopes of progression in the CAF Champions League on defender Chibuzor Okonkwo experience and versatility. Speaking recently to allnigeriasoccer.com, the Beijing Olympic silver medallist disclosed this, and said he was confident Rangers will go very far in the competition."T...
Heartland FC Disqualified From Confederation Cup
Published: April 13, 2013
Finally, Confederation of African Football has ruled in the case involving Heartland FC of Owerri and their Gabonese counterparts US Bitam.It would be recalled that the CAF Confederation Cup fixture between both teams did not take place on April 6 because the Nigerians arrived Gabon late on the day of the match. In its...
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...