Falcons battle France today for World Cup 2nd round qualification ticket

Falcons battle France today for World Cup 2nd round qualification ticket

The 28,000 –capacity Roazhon Park in Rennes is the venue of today’s big FIFA Women’s World Cup clash between Nigeria and France, with group leadersLes Bleues already qualified for the knockout rounds and theSuper Falcons looking for a ticket to that corridor. Head Coach Thomas Dennerby too his charges through a pre-match final training session on Sunday at the Stade Edmund Blanchet and reiterated that a positive mindset, as well as a calm, collected and surefooted approach can work wonders for the Falcons against the French. “This is an important for us…

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Okpekpe race is a blessing to Nigerian youths- Dalung

Okpekpe race is a blessing to Nigerian youths- Dalung

The outgoing Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has revealed that the Okpekpe 10 km race has helped the youths of Nigeria financially and also boosted the foreign reserves of Nigeria. Dalung disclosed this at this year’s edition of the competition held on Saturday in Okpekpe. “I am happy that the quality of the athletes that have been participating in this Okpekpe 10km race has helped raised the status of the race. “Some of the time returned in the competition is quite encouraging. The competition is one of the major competitions I would…

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U17 AFCON: Nigeria, Guinea tango in fierce semi final clash

U17 AFCON: Nigeria, Guinea tango in fierce semi final clash

    Two –time champions Nigeria and West African rivals Guinea clash at the National Stadium, Dar es Salaam on Wednesday afternoon in what is a much –anticipated first semi final of the ongoing Africa U17 Cup of Nations. Nigeria have been victorious at the continental tournament on two occasions, in 2001 and 2007, and are the record winners of the FIFA U17 World Cup (five times). They are also taking part in their 9th U17 AFCON. An intimidating pedigree that is bound to send jitters into Guinea’s camp. However, Guinea…

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Lalong, Wada teed off 2019 IBB Golf Captain’s Cup

Lalong, Wada teed off 2019 IBB Golf Captain’s Cup

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, and former Kogi State Governor, Idris Wada honoured the outgoing IBB International Golf and Country Club Captain Oseni Ahmed by personally teeing off the 2019 IBB Golf’s Captain’s Cup Tournament today at the Club in Abuja. The IBB Golf Captain Oseni Ahmed is being celebrated for a land mark achievements he and his executive have recorded during their tenure and the Club has deemed it necessary to honour the outgoing Captain and his executives with the numerous programs and double shot gun tournament holding at…

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2019 AFCON: Rohr shuts door on fresh players

2019 AFCON: Rohr shuts door on fresh players

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has shut the door on fresh players nursing ambitions of making the final cut to this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt in June. The Coach disclosed to SportingLife.ng in Abuja that the days of searching for players to make the team for the AFCON was over since he had given enough time and room for more players to prove themselves and eventually make the AFCON team. He said he would only change his mind on the issue if he finds…

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