Plateau Sports Excellence Awards To Hold In January
Published: November 18, 2015
The organisers of the Plateau Sports Excellence Awards for 2015 have picked January 2016 for this year’s edition of the showpiece. Just like the last edition which was held in January this year, there would be five categories:   the Special Recognition, Administration, Technical Department , Active Athletes ...
NSC DG Commends Super Eagles As SWAN Week Begins
Published: November 16, 2015
The Director General, National Sports Commission, Mallam Alhassan Yakmut says the Super Eagles 0-0 draw with the Sihlangu Semnikati of Swaziland in the first leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier played at theSomhlolo National Stadium, Lobamba on Friday night is a good start for the Nigerian side.The DG who was spea...
Kudus Oyenuga Scores First League Goal For Hartlepool United
Published: November 15, 2015
Anglo - Nigerian midfielder Kudus Oyenuga helped Hartlepool United beat Leyton Orient 3 - 1 on game week 17 in League Two on Sunday afternoon.In his first start in the league this term, the ex Tottenham Hotspur youth - teamer found the net from the penalty spot in the 20th minute after the referee had blown for a handb...
Porto Loanee Fidelis Irhene Poised To Make 12th League Appearance
Published: November 08, 2015
Irhene Fidelis Christopher has been selected for the third consecutive game by the coaching department of Portimonense SC as they take on Leixoes in the Portuguese Segunda Liga this evening.The former Pawas Soccer Academy Star who also had stint at the famous Gee-Lec Soccer Academy since returning from two weeks injury...
Jude Nworuh Nets Brace As Bnei Yehuda Draw With Bnei Sakhnin
Published: November 08, 2015
Bnei Yehuda have climbed to sixth place in the Israeli Premier League standings following their 2 - 2 draw with Bnei Sakhnin in the 10th round of matches on Saturday at the Doha Stadium.Ex FC Ebedei talent Jude Nworuh opened scoring for the Liga Leumit champions in the sixth minute but the goal was cancelled out by Wiy...
FOSLA Academy Emerge FCT Principals Cup Champions
Published: November 04, 2015
FOSLA Academy Karshi on Tuesday emerged champions of the first edition of the FCT Principals Cup Football Competition, when they defeated the Government Secondary School Yangoji by two goals to nil.The match which was evenly contested by the two teams, saw the Yangoji boys conceding two penalties in each half of the ga...
Fidelis Irhene Returns From Injury But Portimonense Suffer Defeat
Published: November 02, 2015
Irhene Fidelis Christopher made an injury return to Portimonense in the Segunda Liga in Portugal last weekend but his side suffered a 3-0 defeat at home to Famalicão.Fidelis, who had to be rested for two weeks following an injury concern, was a second - half entry in the tie as he came on for Dener Gomez Clement...
Ex Bayern Munich Starlet Emeka Emerum Delighted After Man - Of - The - Match Display
Published: November 02, 2015
FK Sloboda Užice frontman Emeka Emerum has spoken of his joy at scoring his third goal in the Serbian Prva Liga this season in his team’s 3 -1 victory over Zemun on game week 12.The former Esperance starlet has dedicated his goal to his beloved mother, who celebrated her birthday at the start of last month.&ld...
FOSLA Academy, GSS Yangoji Battle For FCT Principal Cup Trophy
Published: November 01, 2015
FOSLA Academy Karshi and Government Secondary School Yangoji are on the verge of making history in FCT, as the two schools tackle each other in the finals of the maiden edition of the FCT Principals Cup Football Competition.To qualify for the finals, Government Secondary School Yangoji defeated Government Secondary Sch...
Copa Coca-Cola Tournament Kicks Off
Published: October 30, 2015
The 2015 edition of Copa Coca-Cola kicked off this October to teach Nigerian teenagers what it takes to play the game of football. Themed ‘Everything for Football’, Copa Coca-Cola is an international youth tournament which is aimed at identifying and rewarding teen soccer talents as well as creating opportu...
Fanendo Adi Ahead Of Drogba For October Player Of The Month Award
Published: October 28, 2015
Portland Timbers striker Fanendo Adi was ahead of Montreal Impact star Didier Drogba in the vote for Player of the Month for October in Major League Soccer.As at Tuesday, Adi had garnered 35.62 percent of the votes, while the former Ivory Coast international, who won the accolade in September, had 31.97 percent.Ethan F...
FCT Veterans Shield Tourney Receives Further Boost as NIMASA Boss Kicks Off Championship
Published: October 28, 2015
The maiden FCT Veterans Shield Football Tournament has been commended as an avenue that will further promote unity, peace and needed change for sports in the country.  Acting Director General of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Mr Haruna Jauro who stated this on Sunday at the opening ...
Stanley Ohawuchi Bags Brace For Wadi Degla Vs El Geish
Published: October 27, 2015
Stanley Ohawuchi was the standout performer for Wadi Degla in their 3 - 3 draw with El Geish in the Egyptian Premier League on Monday in the second round of matches.The former Nigeria youth international opened scoring at the 30 June Air Defence Stadium  (Cairo) in the 13th minute before grabbing his brace 19 minu...
Fanendo Adi Nominated For MLS Player Of The Month Award
Published: October 26, 2015
Portland Timbers Designated Player Fanendo Adi is in the running to be named Etihad Player of the Month in the MLS for the month of October after making the shortlist announced on Monday.The Nigerian assisted Portland Timbers secure three victories in a row in their last 3 games of the regular season and was on target ...
Nansel Selbol Continues Scoring Spree In The United States
Published: October 26, 2015
Nansel Selbol has continued with his rich scoring form in the United States Soccer Development League as he notched a brace to extend his tally on the scorers chart of the Central Conference U-18 League during the weekend.The midfielder, who has been converted to a striker, scored multiple - goals in Sporting Kansas 3-...