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Ronaldo tells lawyers to negotiate Real exit

Cristiano Ronaldo has tasked his lawyers with negotiating his exit from Real Madrid, according to new reports in Spain. The Los Blancos star has apparently been left unhappy since winning his fifth Ballon d’Or last week. While at the ceremony in Paris, Real president Florentino Perez was asked about whether Neymar could follow in the number seven’s footsteps. “Being in ... Read More »

Ondo First Lady kicks off summer tennis clinic

Wife of the Ondo State governor, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, on Thursday, August 24, officially launched the kick off of the State Summer Tennis Clinic for children between the ages 4-13 at the Township Stadium, Akure. At the event Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, of Ondo State, was ably represented by Agboola Ajayi, his deputy. Mrs Akeredolu who affirmed the readiness of the Akeredolu ... Read More »

African Wrestling Championships: Nigeria wins hosting right for 2018

Nigeria has won the hosting right for the 2018 Senior, Junior and Cadet African Wrestling Championships 42 years after the competition was instituted. The President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Daniel Igali, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)on Sunday in Lagos after the wrestling world body gave approval at its meeting in Paris, France. Nigeria and Tunisia had ... Read More »

2-0: Nigeria qualify for CHAN 2018 after walloping Benin

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have progressed to next year’s African Nations Championship (Chan) billed to hold in Kenya after dispatching Benin Republic 2-0 on Saturday. The win ensures that the Nigerian men’s national qualify for the tournament designed for players who feature in their country’s domestic leagues on 2-1 aggregate. A goal in each half from Rabiu Ali and Kingsley Eduwo ... Read More »

Nigerian winger, Akinjogbin, joins Premier League champions, Chelsea

Chelsea have bolstered their U18 squad with the capture of the signatures of three exciting youngsters. Chelsea Youth team guru Chelsea Youth‏ writes that The Blues have handed short-term academy scholarship contracts to three non-league prospects : Renedi Masampu, Adebambo Akinjogbin and Tushaun Walters. Adebambo Akinjogbin, who is of Nigerian descent, impressed the coaching staff at the academy during trials ... Read More »

World Cup: Eagles need prayers to qualify – Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick says the NFF has done its part in ensuring that the Super Eagles qualify for the 2018 World Cup, adding that the national team need prayers to seal a spot at the Russia finals. The Eagles top Group B of the African qualifiers with maximum six points from two games and battle ... Read More »

Politics keeping Musa on Leicester bench – NFF

Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, has said politics and not incompetence is the reason why Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, has struggled to impress at Leicester City following a £16m move from CSKA Moscow last summer. The 2013 Africa Cup of Nations winner has had contrasting fortunes with compatriot Wilfred Ndidi, who warmed his way into the hearts of ... Read More »

Enyeama will return to Super Eagles – Rohr

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, ‎Gernot Rohr, has confirmed the return of former Super Eagles captain and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, to the team as soon as he regains full fitness. Rohr confirmed he has a near perfect relationship with the goalkeeper, who is currently not in the good books of new coach of French Ligue 1 side Lille, ... Read More »

NFF appoints CP Baba as security advisor

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Commissioner of Police, Garba Umar Baba, as senior security advisor. CP Garba Baba is currently the Commissioner of Police, Anambra State. Commissioner of Police Baba is presently the Chairman of the Nigeria Police Football Association. He also served in ad-hoc capacity as Chairman of NFF Security Committee on the 2010 FIFA World Cup finals ... Read More »

Chelsea run out of patience with Spanish striker, fined N141.6m

Spain international Diego Costa is set to be fined two weeks wages after skipping training, according to reports. The online edition of the Sun says the Chelsea striker was due to report for training two weeks ago but was seen partying in Brazil. Diego Costa currently takes home around 150,000 pounds every week, meaning he is set to lose £300,000 ... Read More »