Sport

Keshi Needs Ike Uche, Odemwingie – Adepoju

Former Nigeria midfielder Mutiu Adepoju says coach Stephen Keshi needs to include experienced forwards Ikechukwu Uche and Peter Odemwingie in his squad in order to have a balanced team at the World Cup. After watching the international friendly match between the Super Eagles and Mexico that ended goalless, Adepoju concluded that the Big Boss needs the duo to have a …

Read More »

Nigeria: NFF Projects US $12million for World Cup

Eyeing 2014 World Cup glory, the Nigerian Football Federation has projected that the reigning African champions require a budget of N2billion, equivalent to about US$12million, to mount a successful challenge in Brazil, resources which the country’s Senate is set to approve after it heaped praises on the NFF for its excellent administration and success. In receiving the NFF budget submission …

Read More »

Nigeria won Under-17 World Cup

Nigeria has won the Under-17 World Cup with a with a 3-0 win over champions Mexico. the first goal came just few minutes into the match. The final goals was scored by Captain Mohamed with a free kick. According to BBC Nigeria won the Under-17 World Cup for a record fourth time on Friday with a 3-0 win over champions Mexico. Erick …

Read More »

Nigeria has now paid coach Keshi part of his salary

The Nigeria NFA has  now paid coach Keshi part of his salary. According to reports  reaching us, he  is owed more than $217,000. This has raised issues for the NFA forcing them to acknowledge the fact and explain why he has not been paid. There are indications from several news organisation that the Nigeria is facing serious finical difficulties   http://www.compassnewspaper.com.ng/ …

Read More »

Nigeria FA given 48hrs to answer query over Coach Keshi’s salary

The Nigeria FA has been  given 48hrs to answer query why national coach Stephen Keshi is owed seven months’ salary. Keshi, who is preparing Nigeria for November’s World Cup play-off second leg against Ethiopia  has openly said it that  he has not been paid salary for 7 months. According to the NSC director general  Elegbeleye “This is unacceptable,” NSC director …

Read More »

Disgraced Amos Adamu free again as FIFA ban ends

Disgraced Amos Adamu free again as FIFA ban ends The Disgraced FIFA Executive Committee member, Dr. Amos Adamu is now free again  to participate in football activities within and outside Nigeria after his 3years ban expired on the 19th October, 2013. Mr Adams has said that he will take his time to return to the scene again, which is a complete …

Read More »

1 GAME kick-starts Campaign on School Enrolment in Yobe

1 GAME kick-starts Campaign on School Enrolment in Yobe After an earlier postponement resulting from the deadly attack on students at the College of Agriculture, Gujba, by Islamist militants operating in the North-East region, the 1 GAME Campaign at the weekend began a State Campaign on School Enrolment aimed at tackling the challenges of school enrolment in Yobe State. Speaking …

Read More »

Fifa U-17 WC: Morocco, Tunisia Win Opening Matches

Fifa U-17 WC: Morocco, Tunisia Win Opening Matches Victories Fujairah (UAE), Oct. 18, 2013 (PANA/NAN) Morocco and Tunisia on Friday won their opening matches at the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup, which kicked off on Thursday in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Morocco defeated Croatia 3-1 in group C in Fujairah, while Tunisia prevailed against Venezuela 2-1 in a group …

Read More »