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FIBA Afro Basket 2017 draws out

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have been drawn in Group A of the FIBA AfroBasket 2017 scheduled for Senegal and Tunisia from Sept 8 to Sept 16. Nigeria, who is the reigning champions, has been drawn alongside DR Congo, Mali, and Cote D’Ivoire. Group B has Angola, Central African Republic, Morocco and Uganda while Group C has co-hosts […]

Rangers players doubt govt … League champions’ performance affected

Rangers players and officials are allegedly worried that they may not get the plots of land promised them by the Enugu State Government for winning the Nigeria Premier League title, after 32years. In appreciation of their efforts, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, on December 19, 2016, announced that the players and […]

Football world’s super agents

Minor Raiola and Jorge Mendes are currently the most powerful agents in the world, counting as clients an ensemble of football Superstars that cannot be reveled. The pairs are responsible for some of the most memorable deals both in the Premier League and in the rest of Europe. Raiola has dominated Manchester United’s transfer window […]

Transfer Gist

Arsenal is confident of signing Thomas Lemar and are willing to offer him 100,000 pounds a week despite having two bids turned down by AS Monaco. Monaco are reluctant to sell and knocked back Arsenal’s second bid of 40 million pounds but Lemar is keen to move to the Premier League. **** Barcelona admits defeat […]

Heartland: How far?

One will agree with me that the Heartland FC of ole at the NPFL and the Heartland of now at the NNL after being relegated is not the same. Thanks to the relentless efforts of the new management of the team always trying to put smiles on the faces of the fans in Owerri and […]

5 top facts about African teams in FIFA confederations Cup history

African players, coaches and teams have made landmark achievements in the history of FIFA Confederations Cup, which was formerly called King Fahd Cup. Abdoulaye Traore First African goal scorer at the Confederation Cup (King Fahd Cup then).Only four teams; Saudi Arabia, USA, Cote d’Ivoire and Argentina took part in the maiden edition of the tournament […]

10 memorable facts about “Caterpillar” Emetole

Former Nigerian International, ex-Super Eagles Assistant Coach and former Heartland FC coach Kelechi Emeteole passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, June 21 2017, in India where he went for medical treatments. Here are some football statistics of the late Emeteole: 17 CAPs FOR NIGERIA Emeteole had 17 International Caps and scored four goals […]

Nigeria meet Cameroon Aug 31

FIFA has announced that the 2018 FIFA Group B World Cup qualifier between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon will be played on Thursday, August 31st, 2017. FIFA made the confirmation on its official website Friday. Kick off time for the encounter is 7Pm Nigerian time. The reverse fixture has […]

Coach Emetole dies in India

The former Heartland FC, El-kanemi Warriors and Rangers International Coach Kelechi Emelote aka “Caterpillar’ has passed away in India, in the early hours of Wednesday. Emetole who was diagnosed with cancer of the throat was hospitalized in Nigeria but needed $11,000 excluding airfares, feeding, accommodation and local runs for his treatment in a hospital in […]

Sam Okwaraji Foundation plans N700m fund launch

The Sam Okwaraji Foundation is organizing a fund-raising for N700 million for the building of Sam Okwaraji Sport and Youth Development Centre at Umudioka Orlu Imo State, the home town of the late Football Star. Mr. Pat Okwaraji, elder brother of the Soccer  Legend who died playing for Nigeria during a World Cup qualifying match […]