Liverpool Star Matip Refuses To Play For Cameroon Ahead Of WCQ Against Nigeria
Published: December 09, 2016
Liverpool defender Joel Matip has refused to return to the Cameroonian national tam ahead of the African Cup of Nations and 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Nigeria.Cameroon coach Hugo Broos had contacted the Reds star to change his decision not to play for the Indomitable Lions but he decided against it, opting to re...
Burial Of Slain Izu : Parents, Shooting Stars, Ijaw Congress, NANPF Call For Justice
Published: December 03, 2016
The grieving parents of the slain Shooting Stars defender, Izu Joseph, Mr & Mrs George Joseph, have joined others to call on the Federal Government to bring the killers of their son to book.The calls came shortly after the burial rites of the player whose life was cut short by the bullets of armed security personne...
Rivers United Off To Madrid For Pre-Season Training
Published: December 03, 2016
Rivers United FC will round off their pre-season preparations for the 2016/17 season in Madrid, Spain.The contingent of 41 persons (28 players and 13 officials) will depart for Spain on Monday, December 12 via the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.General Manager of the Port Harcourt-based Nigeria Professiona...
Messi Stars As Rivers United Tame Albatex
Published: December 02, 2016
Best ‘Messi’ Deemua made a huge statement as one of the stars to watch with a superb all round display to inspire Rivers United to their second successive win at the 2016 Shehu Dikko Annual Football tournament in Kaduna.The midfielder was the conductor of the orchestra at the Ranchers Bees Stadium and was u...
Wikki Tourists, FC IfeanyiUbah To Open 2016 NPFL Super4
Published: November 30, 2016
Wikki Tourists and FC IfeanyiUbah have been drawn to play the opening game of the 2016/17 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) which flags off on December 7 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.According to fixtures released by the League Management Company (LMC), the opening match will kick-off at 5pm with th...
Kogi United Set for Dana Cup in Denmark
Published: November 28, 2016
If the news coming from Kogi United camp is anything to go by, the feeder team of the club will participate at the 2017 Dana Youth Cup taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark.Chairman of the club, Mallam Abdul Sule who disclosed on Monday this via a telephone conversation from Denmark noted that the arrangements was in the...
Revealed : Ogun Sports Commissioner, FA Boss Slap Each Other
Published: November 02, 2016
Much has been said and written about the events that characterized the un-played but won match between Abubakar Bukola saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC Week 14 NNL Group B2 match with Gateway FC, except for some behind the scene incidences that will shock you.The Commissioner for Sports and Youth Development in Ogun state, Afola...
Ex-Super Eagles Striker Benedict Akwuegbu Named Board Member At Mighty Jets
Published: November 02, 2016
The President of Nigeria National League Side, Mighty Jets FC of Jos, Alhaji Ismaila Mabo, has reconstituted a new Management board for the team ahead of the 2016/2017 Nigeria National league season.The President appointed Alexander Noel Wukari the new Chairman of the Club.  Wukari is expected to take over from th...
Mighty Jets President Sacks Management
Published: October 28, 2016
The President of Nigeria National league side, Mighty Jets FC of Jos, Alhaji Ismaila Mabo, has dissolved the Godfrey Hamza-led Management team at the Club. Mabo, who is a founding member of the Club, did not give any reason for the dissolution but wished the ousted management well in their future endeavors.Mabo also us...
Rivers Sports Commissioner Urges Security Operatives To Fish Out Izu Joseph Killers
Published: October 19, 2016
Rivers State Sport Commissioner, Honourable Boma Iyaye says the death of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) defender, Izu Joseph ‘represents another dark chapter in the history Nigerian football’.A handful of reports suggest that the energetic defender was hit by a stray bullet while others say he was shot de...
LMC Condoles With Late Izu Family, Shooting Stars
Published: October 18, 2016
Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko Monday afternoon spoke to the grieving Pa Reuben Izu, father of late Joseph Izu, a Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) defender.Dikko commiserated with Pa Izu assuring the family that the LMC will support them and also spoke to Rasheed Balogun, the General Manag...
Izu Joseph Death Is Reminiscent Of Ex-Aston Villa Striker Who Was Shot By Police
Published: October 17, 2016
The Nigeria Football Federation have expressed their condolences following the passing away of Shooting Stars central defender Izu Joseph. Joseph tragically lost his life this past weekend in Bayelsa State when a stray bullet fired by a yet to be identified soldier hit him.The Nigeria Football Federation stated via Twi...
Rivers State Commissioner of Sport Commends Enugu Rangers Over League Triumph
Published: October 03, 2016
Rivers State Commissioner of Sport, Honourable Boma Iyaye has congratulated Enugu Rangers for emerging champions of the Nigeria Professional Football (NPFL) league this season. Honourable Iyaye also lauded the runners up of this season’s NPFL, Rivers United for ‘pushing Rangers all the way’ while e...
We Must Stay Calm In Title Race - Rivers United Captain
Published: September 13, 2016
Rivers United captain, Festus Austin says players of the club must not get carried away as they look to win the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title at the first time of asking.United is currently top of the NPFL standings with three matches remaining and the ‘Pride of Rivers’ know they are wit...
Ibadan, Kaduna To Host FA Cup Semi-Finals
Published: September 06, 2016
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed today Ibadan and Kaduna the venue for the semi-finals fixtures of this year’s Federation Cup scheduled for September 18th and 25th respectively.FC Ifeanyiuba of Anambra State will lock horns with the giant killers, Crown FC of Ogbomosho, in the first semi-final ...