Category: Sports

Sports Ministry Demands N10 Billion to Renovate and Upgrade Facilities
June 11, 2020 |

Sports Ministry Demands N10 Billion to Renovate and Upgrade Facilities

For the umpteenth time, the Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has said it would require between N5billion to N10 billion to renovate and upgrade sporting facilities located across the country. The Minister of Sports Sunday Dare in a statement on yesterday by his Senior Special Media Adviser Joshua Akaniji said that his ministry is […]

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Habits you should learn from Nigerian athletes
March 18, 2020 |

Habits you should learn from Nigerian athletes

Running tracks as well as fighting taekwondo might be a lot of an activity for some however the little way of life decisions these athletes make are frequently the meager line that decides if they exceed expectations in their fields or not. Below are some tips and tricks on things to learn from this country’s […]

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Nigeria team proves their pedigree
November 5, 2019 |

Nigeria team proves their pedigree

Three minutes into their debut at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup™ – the competition which they’ve won an unmatched 5 times – the Federal Republic of Nigeria conceded. Gyorgy Komaromi tapped in David Laszlo’s soaring cross, and the Republic of Hungary was up on the U-17 juggernauts. In the second match, it seemed they […]

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Scholarships awarded for more than 20 athletes in Nigeria
October 29, 2019 |

Scholarships awarded for more than 20 athletes in Nigeria

The national Ministry of Youths and Sports Development decided to secure full scholarships for young athletes (25 people) discovered at the National Youth Games (Ilorin) this year. In the Adopt-An-Athlete campaign that the sports minister championed, Sunday Dare emphasized the Ministry’s commitment to supporting the grassroots sports’ development and the talents’ nurturing. It was made […]

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How Nigerians abroad will support their FIFA world cup team?
October 6, 2019 |

How Nigerians abroad will support their FIFA world cup team?

Football is the most popular sport in Nigeria. Since 1949 when a group of players called “British Tourists” were recruited to visit Europe, the African giant has continued to cultivate known home talent both at home and abroad. At the start of this year’s FIFA World Cup, this is how Nigerians abroad will support their […]

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Traditional martial 200 years in Nigeria become a lucrative sport
September 22, 2019 |

Traditional martial 200 years in Nigeria become a lucrative sport

Dambe is a fighting martial art that has a 200-year history in Nigeria, and has gone from a brutal martial art to an entertaining sport today. In this martial art, boxers often use one hand to fight, the other shield, and sometimes use their feet to strike. They often try to lower the game, forcing […]

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Nigeria team’s shirt sold out in 3 minutes
September 10, 2019 |

Nigeria team’s shirt sold out in 3 minutes

The shirt of the African national football team is out of stock after only 3 minutes of opening orders online. Counterfeit shirts began to flood the market. The BBC quoted the Nigerian Football Confederation as saying that 3 million people had successfully ordered the team’s shirt on June 1. The registration system of the manufacturer […]

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Football commentary on Nigeria vs. Cameroon
August 26, 2019 |

Football commentary on Nigeria vs. Cameroon

Cameroon is the defending champion of CAN. But 2 years after the coronation, “The indomitable lion” has lost quite a lot of respect from the opponents. Today, Nigeria will assert that more clearly, by deposing Cameroon in the first knockout round. Coming to CAN 2019 with the mission to protect the throne, Cameroon again showed […]

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FIFA accepts steps taken by NFF to resolve crisis
September 10, 2014 |

FIFA accepts steps taken by NFF to resolve crisis

There is cheering news for Nigerian football as FIFA has accepted the moves made to enforce its request for the Chris Giwa-led faction to quit the Glass House and allow the general secretary take charge of affairs pending when new elections are held. This means that Nigeria will now be able to go ahead with […]

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Keshi has a grudge against us – Bafana Bafana coach
September 10, 2014 |

Keshi has a grudge against us – Bafana Bafana coach

South African coach, Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba  has claimed that Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi was aiming to beat the Bafana Bafana in today’s African Nations Cup qualifier, just to prove a point after he was snubbed by South Africa Football Association(SAFA) for their national coaching job. Keshi and Portuguese-born coach Carlos Queiroz were front runners […]

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