John Akinde Nets Stoppage-Time Penalty As Barnet Beat Luton Town
Published: March 28, 2016
John Akinde netted a stoppage-time penalty to help Barnet beat Luton Town 2-1 in the Football League Two on Monday afternoon at the Hive Stadium.The two teams were tied 1-1 until the referee awarded a penalty to the homers after Scott Cuthbert handled the ball in the 18-yard box.The 26-year-old Akinde has netted 15 goa...
Sports, Good Component To Complete Education - VC Lead City Varsity
Published: March 20, 2016
The Vice Chancellor, Lead City University Prof. Olufemi Olubanjo has described sports as a good component to a complete educational process, saying that why the institution is striving to provide the best facilities for sporting activities within the campus.The don who made the call yesterday while addressing students ...
200 Pupils Stranded As Sports Ministry, Council Fight Over Stadium
Published: March 17, 2016
At least 200 pupils of Maama Christian Academy, Lokoja attending their 2016 Inter House Sports competition were left stranded following interruption from an administrative clash over the Kogi Confluence Stadium on Thursday.The pupils between ages 7-13 had thronged the 25,000 seater capacity sporting arena to observe th...
Onigbinde Hails Lead City Varsity Boys After Beating Ibadan Poly To Ibadan Cup
Published: March 10, 2016
After winning the soccer Gold medal at the recently held Private University Games Association (NPUGA), the Lead City University soccer team has again proved its soccer prowess by whipping the football team of the Polytechnic Ibadan by a lone goal to win the maiden Lagelu Cup.The soccer tourney which was played inside t...
Maurice Edu To Spend At Least Three Months On The Sidelines
Published: March 10, 2016
Major League Soccer outfit Philadelphia Union have informed via their official webpage that USA international Maurice Edu will spend a minimum of three months on the sidelines due to a stress fracture in his left leg.The Nigerian-American, who is spending his third consecutive season with The U, sat out his team’...
Sky Blue Stars Bow Out Of The Federation Cup
Published: March 10, 2016
Remo Stars Football Club were knocked out of the 2016 Ogun State Football Association Cup by Almar FC via penalties.The Ogun State Champions won’t be defending their title this year as the quarter final tie witnessed a goalless draw after 90 minutes and needed penalty shootout to decide the tie.Couple of missed c...
Ike Opara Hoping To Play Major Role For Sporting Kansas In 2016
Published: March 05, 2016
Ike Opara is hoping to play a major role in Sporting Kansas’ quest to challenge for honours in the new season.Injuries have limited the former USA youth international’s involvement in recent seasons, playing only 6 games before he was ruled out for the rest of the 2015 campaign due to a ruptured left Achill...
Abiola Dauda Nets Third League Goal For Heart of Midlothian
Published: March 02, 2016
Heart of Midlothian have closed the gap on leaders Celtic to 12 points on the heels of their 2-0 win against Inverness CT in the Scottish Premiership on Tuesday night.Abiola Dauda rounded the keeper and made it 2-0 seven minutes out of intermission, with Jamie Walker opening scoring ten minutes before half time.The Vit...
Fountain Youths Float Phoenix FC
Published: February 28, 2016
Fountain Youths Sports Club of Ado Ekiti, has formally announced that it intends to float Phoenix Football Club that will ply their trade in Nationwide League One.The club in readiness for the 2015/2016 NLO league season have set Tuesday March 1, as resumption date.No fewer than 40 players have been invited for the tea...
Bartholomew Ogbeche Set For Spell On Sidelines After Damaging Collarbone
Published: February 22, 2016
Bartholomew Ogbeche is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after picking up an injury in Willem II’s 2-1 loss to Utrecht on Sunday, a game which corresponded to the 24th round of matches in the Dutch Eredivisie.The former Nigeria national-teamer finally got off the mark for Willem II, converting a penalty in...
Swindon Town Star Nicholas Ajose Labels Himself Penalty-Box Predator Following Hat-trick
Published: February 21, 2016
Swindon Town star Nicholas Ajose has labelled himself a penalty-box predator following his hat-trick against Blackpool in the English League One on Saturday at the County Ground.With 18 goals to his name in the league, statistically the second best in the division, the former Manchester United trainee admitted ...
Team Lagos Win Maiden FOYSSTON Cup
Published: February 18, 2016
Team Lagos beat Team Ekiti 3-2 on penalties on Thursday to lift the maiden Fountain Youth Sports Club Soccer Tournament (FOYSSTON) in a hard fought contest at the Sports Complex of Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti.The finals lived up to expectations with the game decided on penalties after full time ended goalless.The gam...
Chinedu Ede, Chikeluba Ofoedu On Target For Twente, Samsunspor
Published: February 14, 2016
In-form midfielder Chinedu Ede notched his fourth Eredivisie goal of the season as Twente beat Roda 1-0 on game week 23.On 62 minutes, the ex-Germany youth international found the net after an excellent through ball by Jeroen van der Lel.The 29-year-old has netted four times in his last five games in the top-flight, in...
Two-Goal Hero Abiola Dauda Reveals What Hearts Coach Told Him Before His Introduction
Published: February 11, 2016
Abiola Dauda was pleased to put the difficult times he experienced in Holland behind him to score on his league debut for Heart of Midlothian in their 3-0 rout of Ross County on Wednesday night.The Vitesse loanee endeared himself to the Hearts faithful, weighing in with two goals after coming on in the 61st minute.&ldq...
Michael Babatunde Supplies Pass For Osaguona Ighodara To Score For Raja Casablanca
Published: January 31, 2016
Osaguona Ighodaro found the back of the net as Raja Casablanca beat Renaissance Sportive de Berkane 2-0 in a friendly on Sunday.Two minutes out of intermission, Mouhcine Mouhtadi opened scoring for The Green and Ighodaro made sure of victory with a goal in the 89th minute.The 2014 Fifa World Cup star Michael Babatunde ...