Former Real Madrid defender, Michael Salgado, presently a top executive at Football Academy of Dubai was in hand to assess the Glo Soccer Academy boys on their training tour of Dubai. The Spanish international lauded the boys’ performance and stated that all the ingredients they really need to excel in ... Read More »
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Newly- Appointed DG of NSC, Elegbeleye Aims to Probe Team Nigeria’s Dismal Performance at the Olympics.
Newly- appointed Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Hon. Gbenga Elegbeleye, has assured Nigerians that they are ready to unearth the factors responsible for Team Nigeria’s dismal performance at the London 2012 Olympics. Elegbeleye gave the assurance when he officially resumed duty at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. ... Read More »
2015 Champions League Final Billed For Berlin’s Olympic Stadium As Europa League Winner Stands To Earn A Champions League Slot.
Berlin’s Olympic Stadium has been revealed as the venue for 2015 UEFA Champions League final, while the Europa League final for the same year will be at Warsaw’s National Stadium, which staged the opening game of Euro 2012 in Poland. UEFA secretary general Gianni Infantino, after the declaration identified the ... Read More »
Former Germany skipper Michael Ballack believes Mario Goetze’s absence from the Wembley showpiece on Saturday is ‘a big loss,’ but predicts Borussia Dortmund can still stun tournament favourites, Bayern Munich in the finals. The 20- year- old Dortmund playmaker has been ruled out of the Wembley final against Bayern due ... Read More »
Hon. Ihedioha Restores World Boxing Champion Emenogu’s Confidence on the NASS Ahead of His Title Defence.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha on Wednesday assured Nigerian- born international middle- weight World Boxing Champion, King Davidson Emenogu, of the National Assembly’s support in his bid to defend the title in Abuja in July this year. The Deputy Speaker restored the world champion’s ... Read More »
Joseph Yobo’s Fenerbache retained the Ziraat Turkish Cup as an early Moussa Sow’s goal was enough to beat Trabzonspor 1-0 in Ankara. The Europa League semi finalist finished ten points behind champions Galatasaray in the Turkish League, but clinched the cup title for a second time in quick succession. It ... Read More »
All is set for the 2013 Minna National Polo Tournament organised by the Minna Polo club on behalf of the Nigerian Polo Federation, scheduled to hold from June 4 to June 8. The annual event is a social and recreational activity which has attracted a large turnout of players and ... Read More »
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has signed a new one- year contract till July 2014. The 34- year- old defender whose previous deal was due to expire this summer has now committed his future to the Old Trafford club for another 12 months. Ferdinand had been in talks with United ... Read More »
The two River State teams meant to compete in the 2013 Federation Cup; Sharks FC and Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt, have both been suspended by the Nigeria Football Federation from the competition. At a federation meeting on Wednesday the issues around the River State’s conducted state preliminary final, which ... Read More »
Chelsea Has the Trump Card for Ronaldo Deal after Former Real President Calderon Dismisses United Return.
Cristiano Ronaldo might be following his Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho to Chelsea, according to former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon. The absence of a long- lasting team harmony at the club hasn’t given the 27- year- old Portuguese the opportunity to enjoy his football at the Spanish capital. When ... Read More »