NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal

NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal
 

Saturday’s week 38 Nigeria Professional Football League match between Gombe Utd and Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi, ended abruptly in Gombe as fans turned violent, protesting an own-goal by the home team. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Gombe Utd fans, already feeling aggrieved over...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

Nation, Complete Sports Share Spoils in Anniversary Match

Nation, Complete Sports Share Spoils in Anniversary Match
 

  As part of event marking the Nation Newspapers 11 year anniversary, an explosive football match was organised by the NUJ Sports Committee on Saturday between the Nation and Complete sports. The tie which pulled a lot of spectators to the Nitel Ground Cappa, along Agege Motor Road, ended in a ...

Posted on Jul 30, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 30, 2017

Wike Taunts APC To Show Their Governor Who Can Match His Performance

Wike Taunts APC To Show Their Governor Who Can Match His Performance
 

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, (THEWILL) – Barely a day after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo visited Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike has dared the All Progressives Congress, APC, to compare him with any of their most outstanding governors in the country in terms of infrastructural development. This w...

Posted on Jul 29, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 29, 2017

Onaiyekan Joins BringBackOurGirls Match

Onaiyekan Joins BringBackOurGirls Match
 

The BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group continued its Seven-Day Global Week of Action on Tuesday with the Catholic Archbishop for Abuja Diocese, John Onaiyekan, calling on the Nigerian government to do more to free all Nigerians in illegal captivity. The week-long programme is to mark the third anniversa...

Posted on Apr 12, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 12, 2017

Why Nigerians Couldn’t Watch Super Eagles Play Senegal, May not Watch Burkina Faso Match

Why Nigerians Couldn’t Watch Super Eagles Play Senegal, May not Watch Burkina Faso Match
 

Traditional platforms where football fans normally watch the Super Eagles whenever they are in action were blank for Thursday’s much-talked about friendly against the Teranga Lions of Senegal. That development did not go down well with many Nigerians as they could not get a grasp of their darling ...

Posted on Mar 25, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 25, 2017

NPFL Match Day 4: Bosso Optimistic El-Kanemi Will Beat Katsina United

NPFL Match Day 4: Bosso Optimistic El-Kanemi Will Beat Katsina United
 

Coach Ladan Bosso of El-Kanemi Warriors Football Club of Maiduguri says he is optimistic his team will beat Katsina United FC on Wednesday in their week 4 fixture. Bosso stated this on Tuesday in Enugu that he was confident of victory against Katsina United after their outing against Rangers Interna...

Posted on Jan 24, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 25, 2017

AFCON: Congo DR Players Boycott Training Over Match Bonus

AFCON: Congo DR Players Boycott Training Over Match Bonus
 

Democratic Republic of Congo players have refused to train ahead of the team opening Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match against Morocco in a dispute over pay. The team captain, Yousuf Mulumbu, said the squad boycotted Friday’s training over non-payment of match bonus. “It has been the same for ...

Posted on Jan 15, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 15, 2017

AFCON 2015: Eagles Vs Sudan Match Tickets Go On Sale Monday

AFCON 2015: Eagles Vs Sudan Match Tickets Go On Sale Monday
 

The Nigeria Football Association (NFA) on Sunday said ticket sales for Wednesday’s 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifying match between Super Eagles and their Sudanese counterpart will commence on Monday. A statement issued on Sunday by Ademola Olajire, Assistant Director, Communication, NFA, said...

Posted on Oct 12, 2014 - Last updated on Oct 12, 2014

AFCON 2015: Keshi rules Babatunde out of Sudan match

AFCON 2015: Keshi rules Babatunde out of Sudan match
 

The hope of Volyn Lutsk FC of Ukraine midfielder, Babatunde Michael to be on duty against Sudan this weekend came crashing yesterday night, as interim head coach of the team, Stephen Keshi ruled him out of the encounter owing to injury. Keshi, said after the evening session training that he had rule...

Posted on Oct 8, 2014 - Last updated on Oct 8, 2014

Congo match, a must win – Musa

Congo match, a must win – Musa
 

• As full house excites Keshi CSKA Moscow striker, Ahmed Musa has as­sured Nigerians that the Super Eagles will run over the DR Congo side in the team’s first qualifying match in the race for the 2015 Africa Nations Cup billed for the UJ Esuene Stadium in Calabar. Musa, in an interac­tive sess...

Posted on Sep 4, 2014 - Last updated on Sep 4, 2014

Athletico Madrid boss to serve eight match ban

Athletico Madrid boss to serve eight match ban
 

Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone has been hit with a total ban of eight matches following his conduct during the Supercopa de Espana clash with Real Madrid. Simeone was sent from the dugout in the first half of the second leg at the Vicente Calderon on Friday after arguing with the officials...

Posted on Aug 25, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 25, 2014

Match fixing: LMC warns against unsubstantiated allegation

Match fixing: LMC warns against unsubstantiated allegation
 

The League Management Company (LMC) has expressed concern at a number of unguarded and unverified statements on the on-going Glo Premier League season which surfaced over the weekend and cautioned Club Officials and the media against claims that cannot be substantiated which taint the image of the L...

Posted on Aug 13, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 13, 2014

Big Match Feature: Nigeria v Argentina

Big Match Feature: Nigeria v Argentina
 

The Super Eagles bounced back from a disappointing goalless draw with Iran to record their first three points of the 2014 Fifa World Cup with a 1-0 win over the Blue Dragons of Bosnia-Herzegovina in the second Group F game. That victory has put Nigeria on course for a potential spot in the round of ...

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 25, 2014

Big Match Feature: Nigeria v Argentina

Big Match Feature: Nigeria v Argentina
 

The Super Eagles bounced back from a disappointing goalless draw with Iran to record their first three points of the 2014 Fifa World Cup with a 1-0 win over the Blue Dragons of Bosnia-Herzegovina in the second Group F game. That victory has put Nigeria on course for a potential spot in the round of ...

Posted on Jun 25, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 25, 2014

Big Match Feature: Nigeria v USA

Big Match Feature: Nigeria v USA
 

Nigeria will round off their preparations for the Fifa World Cup, starting next Thursday in Brazil, by playing a friendly match against the United States national team at the Everbank Field, Jacksonville on Saturday. The Super Eagles have played consecutive draws against Scotland and Greece and will...

Posted on Jun 7, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 7, 2014

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