Kennedy Igboananike Misses Out On MLS Goal Of The Week After Losing To Adam Jahn
Published: April 08, 2016
Chicago Fire frontman Kennedy Igboananike has missed out on the MLS Goal of the Week accolade for the last round of matches.The former AIK star was nominated alongside seven other players for the most eye-catching goals scored in game week five.The Nigerian had defeated Patrick Nyarko (DC United) in the first round of ...
AS Trencin Winger Samuel Kalu Scores First Professional Goal
Published: April 06, 2016
Samuel Kalu scored his first professional goal as AS Trencin thrashed Ruzomberok 5-1 in the Slovnaft Cup on Wednesday.The winger opened the floodgates as early as the third minute at the Mestský futbalový štadión Na Sihoti when he found himself alone in the box as a result of poor defending ...
Chicago Fire Striker Igboananike Nominated For MLS Goal Of The Week
Published: April 04, 2016
Chicago Fire Designated Player Kennedy Igboananike narrowly missed out on the ceremonial Team of the Week for last weekend’s matches in Major League Soccer.In a 4-4-2 formation, Shkelzen Gashi(Colorado Rapids) and Orlando City’s Brazilian star Kaka were chosen to lead the frontline, with Igboananike only ma...
Boniface Delighted With Stoppage-Time Equalizer For Aris Limassol
Published: April 03, 2016
Aris Limassol striker Mathew Boniface was elated after scoring a stoppage-time equalizer for his team in their 2-2 draw with Ethnikos Achnas on Sunday afternoon.At the end of the Cypriot First Division match at Tsirion Athlítiko Kentro (Limassol), it was hard to call who won the individual contest between Bonifa...
2016 Kogi FA Cup: Kogi United, FC Lokoja Tango In Final
Published: April 01, 2016
Kogi United and FC Lokoja will trade tackles in the Kogi State 2016 Federation Cup final on Sunday, April 3.The soccer-loving residents of the Kogi state capital, Lokoja and its suburb will have to patiently watch through the 90 minutes to find out who emerges new champions at the Kogi Confluence Stadium, Lokoja.Speaki...
Oliseh, Ogunjobi, Bag Meritorious Awards
Published: March 29, 2016
State of Osun Pillar of Sports, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, will on Sunday April 3, be honoured with meritorious Award of Excellence in football administration. The Award of Excellence is organized by Grassroot Football Coaches Council (Oshogbo Local Government Chapter) to recognize prominent sports personalities in the coun...
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...