Nigeria’s Leke James now second top scorer in Norway, knocks on Super Eagles door

Nigeria’s Leke James now second top scorer in Norway, knocks on Super Eagles door

Nigerian Forward Leke James has continued to impress at his club Molde FK in Norway as second leading scorer in the top flight league. The experienced striker is still rolling back the years after he notched his 16th goal for the season for table topping Molde just before the fifa window. The club is currently topping the table with 53 points, 5 point above 2nd placed Bodo/Glimt. Amidst his exploits, the 26 year-old said one of his greatest accomplishments would be to play for the Nigeria National team. “It’s something…

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CHAN Battle:  Super Eagles B Coach Imama pleads for support, patience from Nigerians

CHAN Battle:  Super Eagles B Coach Imama pleads for support, patience from Nigerians

        Head Coach of Super Eagles B, Imama Amapakabo has called on football –loving Nigerians to turn out en masse and support the Eagles massively as they battle the Sparrow Hawks of Togo at the Agege Stadium, in Lagos on Saturday. The CHAN 2020 second leg qualifying match is a game Nigeria must win by at least 3-0 to scale through to the finals billed for Cameroon next year summer, and the former goalkeeper says what the team needs to achieve the ultimate goal is total backing…

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Senate Committee vows to ensure Sports Ministry’s budget receives  positive consideration 

Senate Committee vows to ensure Sports Ministry’s budget receives  positive consideration 

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Youth and Sports Development, Distinguished  Senator Obinna Ogba, has pledged to support the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to achieve its mandate in national development. Senator Ogba said that the committee members are not in the senate to checkmate the ministry, but to rub minds to ensure the best is done for the interest of our Nigerian youth and sports development. Senator Obinna Ogba made this remark during the Budget Defence of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development by the Minister, Hon. Sunday…

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CD Leganes unveil Success Makanjuola, gets 3-yr contract deal

CD Leganes unveil Success Makanjuola, gets 3-yr contract deal

Success Makanjuola at his unveiling today with the two top officials of CD Leganese of Spain.         Spanish giant, CD Leganes on Thursday unveiled Flying Eagles star, Success Makanjuola after he completed his three years contract deal. Makanjuola who passed the club medicals arrived the Spanish La Liga side in Madrid on Monday, went for medicals and was unveiled earlier today when all paper works have been completed. The skilful midfielder has now linked up with compatriots, Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem at the Estadio Municipal de…

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Unveiling of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Mascot holds in Benin-City.      

Unveiling of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Mascot holds in Benin-City.      

The Edo State Government is set to unveil the historic Mascot of the 20th National Sports Festival tagged: “Edo 2020 ” in Benin-city the Edo State capital on Friday the 18th of October, 2019 at the Edo Heritage Hotel and Guest House. The Main Organising Committee chaired by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Mr Olusade Adesola confirmed this information through the Chairperson of the Secretariat Subcommittee,  Mrs Hauwa Kulu Akinyemi  in Abuja. This event is coming up as part of lined up activities heralding…

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House Committee vows to help Sports Ministry on funding

House Committee vows to help Sports Ministry on funding

    Sports Minister Sunday Dare, House of Representatives Committee Chairman on Sports Hon. Olumide Osoba, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development’s Permanent Secretary Olusade Adesola deliberating on the state of facilities at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja when House Committee on Sports inspected the stadium on Tuesday. Chairman House Committee on Sports Olumide Osoba has promised on behalf of his Committee to do everything humanly possible to help raise funds for the Ministry of Youths and Sports to be able to meet up with the various programs and rehabilitation…

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Global Sports Mentoring Programme: SWAN congratulates Aderonke

Global Sports Mentoring Programme: SWAN congratulates Aderonke

Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter has congratulated one of its own and rising Sports women advocate Mrs Aderonke Bello for her selection in this year’s Department of State’s Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP), In a statement issued in Abuja, Chairman of the association Comrade Ndubueze Chidoka described her selection as a rare feat and urged her to continuous remain an Ambassador of sports promotion and development. While commending her exploits in the sports writing and the sector in general, the SWAN Leader in the nation’s capital said…

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2021 AFCON qualifiers: Uzoho doubtful for Benin Republic match- Rohr

2021 AFCON qualifiers: Uzoho doubtful for Benin Republic match- Rohr

Despite recording impressive 1-1 score draw against world number 3 Brazil in an international friendly in Singapore yesterday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria has lost their safest hands in goal Francis Uzoho to injury. Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr revealed to SPORTINGLIFE exclusively shortly after the match that the devastating injury might have ruled the Nigerian goalkeeper out of the November qualifying match of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) against Republic of Benin slated for Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria. “We lost our goalkeeper Francs Uzoho to a…

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Bruisers, Ice Cold Win Abuja 3×3 International Basketball Challenge

Bruisers, Ice Cold Win Abuja 3×3 International Basketball Challenge

        Bruisers Basketball club and Ice Cold women basketball club have emerged champions at the 2019 Abuja 3×3 International Basketball Challenge. The four-day tournament which took place at the Indoor Sports Hall of Moshood Abiola National Stadium saw Bruisers humiliated Ball Magician 22-4 in the male final on Sunday 13th October, 2019. In the female final on the same day, Ice Cold showed their superiority after winning Girls on Fire 21-11 to pick the gold medal. The event which started on Thursday with 12 male teams and…

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Brazil force Nigeria to 1-1 draw in Singapore

Brazil force Nigeria to 1-1 draw in Singapore

      A strong and competent performance by the Super Eagles earned a 1-1 draw against five –time world champions Brazil in a prestige international friendly in Singapore on Sunday night. Both teams started with good pace, passion and intensity at the Singapore National Stadium in Kallang and after only two minutes, Roberto Firmino’s turn and shot flew away from the Nigerian goal. Three minutes later, the three –time African champions waltzed their way into the Brazilian vital area but Victor Osimhen’s shot was palmed away by goalkeeper Ederson….

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