Tobi Amusan, Others Clinch Gold In 4x100m

Team Nigeria’s women have clinched 4x100m gold at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The quartet of Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha clocked a new African record of 42.10 seconds to place first ahead of England and Jamaica. Amusan who was drafted in for Joy Udo-Gabriel barely one hour after retaining her 100 meters hurdles title in record time started the race strong for Nigeria before smoothly passing the baton to 200 meters silver medallist, Favour Ofili. Ofili maintained Nigeria’s pace before handing over to…

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Breaking : Tobi Amusan qualities for finals in Commonwealth games (video)

The current Word record holder in women’s 100M hurdles, Tobi Amusan has qualified for the finals in the ongoing #commonwealthGames in Birmingham, England. She emphatically did that in a grand style finishing far ahead of her colleagues.   Read Also : World Championships: Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan sets World Record twice (video).    Finals would be done on Sunday. Watch video below…. Day 9 of the #CommonwealthGames2022A thread of all Nigerian performances in athletics today 1/. Tobi Amusan cruises to win heat 3 of the women’s 100m hurdles in a time of…

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#CAFAwards2022: Full list of winners as Mane & Oshoala Win (video)

Mane topped the vote ahead of former Liverpool teammate Mo Salah and Chelsea’s Senegalese goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. Salah was the standout player in England’s Premier League last season, winning the Golden Boot with 23 goals and topping the assists chart with 13. Mane topped the vote ahead of former Liverpool teammate Mo Salah and Chelsea’s Senegalese goalkeeper Edouard Mendy. Salah was the standout player in England’s Premier League last season, winning the Golden Boot with 23 goals and topping the assists chart with 13. Mane’s Senegal beat Salah’s Egypt in…

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Wike Gifts Rivers United Players $20,000 Each, Trip To Madrid, Medal

Governor Nyesom Wike has announced a cash reward of 20,000 dollars for each player of the Rivers United Football Club for winning this year’s Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) title. All the players and club officials were treated to a reception on Thursday at the Rivers State Government House in Port Harcourt, following the feat that saw them finish at the top of the league with a record 77 points from 38 games. The Rivers State Governor, who officially received the trophy from the club, said players will be decorated…

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Super Falcons beat Cameroon to qualify for Semi-finals of AWCON (video)

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have qualified for the Semi-finals in the ongoing  women African cup of Nations ongoing in Morroco after beating Cameroon. The Super Falcons scored a lone goal by Rasheed at Ajibade as the match ended in a 0-1 goal line to book a semi finals with Morroco. Just so you know, #TeamNigeria Rasheedat Ajibade currently tops the #Wafcon golden boot chart with 3goals and 2assists. 🇳🇬 Rasheedat Ajibade-3goals 🇲🇦 Ghizlane Chebbak- 3goals Watch video below.. ▪︎ Camerún 🇨🇲0⃣-1⃣🇳🇬 Nigeria ▪︎ Rasheedat Ajibade (@Rasheedat08) | (Minuto 55)▪︎…

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Ludo Championships set to debut in Lagos

The maiden edition of the Ludo National Championships is set to hold in Lagos  from July 18 to July 23. The Organisers, Mrs Olaide Graham, the Chief Executive Officer, Gbolad Continental Venture, said this during a news conference on Wednesday in Lagos. According to her, the event, set to hold at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, will have two different categories of participants. She said that the participants were expected to compete at the terrtiary institutions in Lagos and in other parts of the South West region of the country.…

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Super Eagles Midfielder Aribo Seals Premier League Move

Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has joined Premier League side, Southampton on a four-year deal from Scottish Giants, Rangers. Although his transfer fee is undisclosed, sources close to the situation say the deal is worth £6m that could potentially rise to £10m with performance based add-ons. The 25-year-old has played the past three seasons at Ibrox, scoring 26 goals in 149 matches since joining from English league one side, Charlton Athletic in 2019. Aribo helped Rangers win their 55th SPL title in the 2020/2021 season, their firstin 10 years while…

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2023 Africa Cup Of Nations Has Been Moved To 2024

The next Africa Cup of Nations will be played in Ivory Coast in 2024, and not 2023, Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Patrice Motsepe said on Sunday. The tournament was to be hosted in June-July 2023, which is the height of the rainy season in Ivory Coast. “We cannot take the risk,” the South African said in the Moroccan capital Rabat. With the World Cup in Qatar taking place in November and December this year, the decision has been taken to postpone the finals rather than bring them forward.…

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Golden Eaglets beat Burkina Faso 2-1 to win WAFU Cup (video)

Nigeria’s under 17 men’s national football team were victorious against the Junior Etalons of Burkina Faso. Golden Eaglets recorded a 2-1 victory against Burkina Faso. The final was played between the two west African rivals on Friday, June 24, 2022 at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana. The two goals were scored by Abubakar Abdullahi Idris. Congratulations to the Eaglets.. Watch video below.. VIDEO: Abubakar Abdullahi Idris heads in the first goal in Nigeria's 2-1 win over Burkina Faso in the #WAFUBU17 final. pic.twitter.com/ihz7G5BldP — Nigeria Football (@NGfooty) June 24,…

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FG Reverses Ban On International Basketball

The Federal Government has rescinded its decision to suspend Nigeria’s basketball teams from all international competitions. The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Youth and Sports Development Ismaila Abubakar disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. He said the latest decision is based on a letter of appeal from the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), signed by Mister Musa Kida. “President Muhammadu Buhari, being one that is committed to youth development and desirous of ensuring that they are availed of all opportunities in sports and other endeavors considered the appeal…

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