Category Archives: Sports

Tottenham edge past Palace with Son winner

Tottenham Hotspur rode their luck before Son Heung-min earned them a 1-0 victory over bottom club Crystal Palace to consolidate their place in the Premier League’s top four on Sunday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side, fresh from beating European champions Real Madrid in midweek, found Palace a difficult nut to crack at Wembley. And they could have […]

Forget Joshua, face our hungry boxers, Obisia tells Dalung

By Ben Efe Former world boxing light and welterweight contender, Obisia Nwankpa has decried the state of boxing in the country, saying that Nigeria will continue to stumble in international meets, unless urgent steps are taken to redress the state of the sport. Misplaced Support?…Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung(2nd left) fraternises with Nigerian born British boxer […]

Argentina re-jigs list for friendly against Nigeria

ARGENTINA coach Jorge Sampaoli has reworked his list for the friendly against Russia and Nigeria on November 14 in Russia, by handing a late call up to Zenit Saint Petersburg defender Emanuel Mammana. Ahmed Musa of Nigeria shoots and scores his team’s first goal against Pablo Zabaleta of Argentina during the 2014 FIFA World Cup […]

AFN to pursue aggressive grassroots development

Athletics Federation of Nigeria president, Ibrahim Gusau said that one of the cardinal agenda of the new board, will be to embark on grassroots development initiative that will usher in a new era in the sport. . Athletics on 100ms race Gusau who was speaking in Lagos stated that identification and documentation of grassroots talents […]

Moroccan side, Wydad Casablanca wins CAF Champions League

Wydad Casablanca of Morocco became African champions for a second time when they defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 1-0 Saturday in the second leg of the CAF Champions League final. Wydad Casablanca’s players celebrate after winning the CAF Champions League final football match between Egypt’s Al-Ahly and Morocco’s Wydad Casablanca on November 4, 2017, at […]