Council Boss Pleads With 3SC Fans Over Attack On Coaches
Published: May 19, 2013
Following the uproar that trailed the home loss of Ibadan darling 3SC to Heartland in their week 12 fixtures of Nigerian Premier League match by the teeming followers of the club, a strong backer of the club and the Caretaker Chairman of Ibadan South/West Local Government, Hon. Taoheed Adeleke has pleaded with the furi...
Heartland Shock 3SC At Home, As Ibadan Fans Descend On Coaches
Published: May 16, 2013
It was a black Wednesday for 3SC fans as their visitors; Heartland FC of Owerri shocked them at home by 2-0 at the week 12 encounter of Nigeria Premier League Match.The business minded Naze Warriors opened scoring in the second minute of play thorough a beautiful header by Jolly Osas from the corner kick which stunned ...
Heartland FC Visit Jossy lad's Residence, Commiserate With Family
Published: May 14, 2013
Nigerian Premier League side, Heartland Football Club yesterday paid a condolence visit to the family of late Joseph Ladipo popularly known as Jossy Lad at the Kuola, at the Apata Ibadan residence of  the former Super Falcons coach.The Owerri side, which is scheduled to play their week 12 encounter against Shootin...
Player Slumps And Dies At Olubadan Stadium, Ibadan
Published: May 12, 2013
Tragedy struck at hub of grassroots football, Olubadan Stadium Ibadan yesterday when a player slumped and all efforts to revive him failed as he died on the spot.Onyebuchi Onyekwere, 26 who is still learning a trade at Aleshinloye was participating for the first time in Traders Cup, soccer tourney organized among the p...
Ex Players Association Unveils Grand 3SC 50 - Year Anniversary
Published: May 07, 2013
It would be 50 years this year that the team that won the first continental laurel for Nigeria was established. Some players that have passed through the club at one stage or the other have now come under the auspices of Ex-ShootingStars Players Association and have finalized plan to throw a big celebration.In a press ...
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...