Eighteen Players and Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 - Premier League

Eighteen Players and Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 – Premier League

The Premier League has announced that 18 players and staff members have tested positive to Covid-19 in the latest round of tests conducted. The league in a statement, confirmed that a total of 1,479 players and staff members were tested of which 18 returned positive. The statement reads: The Premier League can today confirm that […]

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Players and Staff of FCs to Undergo COVID-19 Tests Before Each Match - NFF

Players and Staff of FCs to Undergo COVID-19 Tests Before Each Match – NFF

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation has announced that players and staff of their respective clubs, will undergo COVID-19 tests before every football match.  The NFF gave the mandate to the chairpersons of the League Management company, Nigeria’s Women Football League, Nigeria National League and others in a letter dated 26th December 2020. “Sequel […]

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Nigerians Celebrate Jay Jay's Football Prowess (WATCH)

Nigerians Celebrate Jay Jay’s Football Prowess (WATCH)

Many Nigerians today took to Twitter to celebrate Augustine Azuka Okocha aka Jay Jay’s dribbling skills on the football pitch. Although this two-time BBC African Footballer ended his career at the young age of 34, he is still regarded as a Football Legend by many in Nigeria. Watch Jay Jay display his iconic skill and […]

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CAF President banned for five years, fined $220K for ...

CAF President banned for five years, fined $220K for …

Football’s governing body  (FIFA), has banned the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad for five years.  Ahmad who was accused of financial misconduct was banned fby FIFA after he was found guilty by its ethics committee. FIFA in a statement had said “The investigation into Mr. Ahmad’s conduct in his position […]

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Ex-Super Eagles Player recounts ordeal with kidnappers

Ex-Super Eagles Player recounts ordeal with kidnappers

Ex-Super Eagles International Christian Obodo who was kidnapped in Warri, Delta State has recounted his ordeal in the hands of his abductors. Obodo in a chat with journalists after his release said he was locked up in a trunk for hours while his abductors withdrew money from his account with his ATM card.  He equally […]

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Gov. Wike Pre-season Football Tournament Starts Today

The Governor Nyesom Wike, pre-season football tournament kicks off today. Lobi Stars and Rivers United are expected to slug it out in the opening match of the tournament.  The draws of the tournament was held at the conference hall of the Rivers State Ministry of Sports Complex yesterday in Port Harcourt, by members of the […]

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Mikel Obi nominated October Stoke City player

Mikel Obi nominated October Stoke City player

John Mikel Obi has been nominated for Stoke City’s player of the month for October. Mikel was nominated along side three other players; Harry Souttar, Tyrese Campbell and Steven Fletcher for the individual prize. Mikel Obi played a crucial role as Michael O’Neill’s side as Stoke kept three clean sheets and recorded four wins from […]

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FIFA Gives $1M To NFF As Covid19 Palliative

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has announced that it has received $1 million from FIFA as COVID-19 palliatives while another $500,000 will be received in January. NFF President Amaju Pinnick who disclosed this in a statement yesterday commended the football’s governing body for the kind gesture. He said the fund is made up of $500,000 […]

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John Ogu Apologize Over Boycott Tweet

Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu, has apologised after calling for a boycott of Super Eagles games by players during the heat of the #EndSars protests. In The now deleted tweet, the Al-Aldalah Fc Midfielder hinted that himself and colleagues will be boycotting AFCON qualifiers should the government fail to respond to the #EndSars protest. below […]

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Year In Review - 2020

#EndSars:- F1’s Lewis Hamilton Joins Campaign

More celebrities and sports persons over the world are increasingly joining the campaign against police brutality in Nigeria. Formula 1’s Lewis Hamilton is the latest sportsperson to lend his voice against police brutality in Nigeria. The Mercedes driver posted a photo of him wearing a Tshirt with the inscription “#EndSars”. see his post below.

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Rivers Angel Signs Three Ghanaians

State owned football club, Rivers Angels have recruited the services of Ghanaian trio of Patricia Mantey, Mary Essiful, and Gifty Acheampong for this season. Patricia Mantey was with Immigration services football club before joining the Portharcourt football club while Mary Essiful last played with Intellectuals FC. Power player Gifty Acheampong was signed from Thunder Queens […]

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