Super Eagles drop in latest FIFA rankings

Super Eagles drop in latest FIFA rankings

Advertisement The Super Eagles’ winning streak throughout the first round of the recent AFCON qualifiers did not reflect in the latest FIFA rankings. The Super Eagles are currently placed fourth in Africa and 31st overall according to FIFA’s June rankings, which were revealed yesterday. Advertisement Behind top-ranked Senegal and second-placed Morocco, the 2013 Africa Cup…

Veteran journalist, Tayo Balogun, buries mother–in-law
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Veteran journalist, Tayo Balogun, buries mother–in-law

Advertisement The remains of Deaconess Cordelia Araba Hayford Adebowale, the mother-in-law of veteran sports journalist, Tayo Balogun will be laid to rest on Thursday, June 30, 2022 in Ibadan, Oyo State. According to the funeral programme, the wake keep will be held on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at her residence, 7, Adegoke, Off Joyce B,…

How NBA players ignite basketball’s exciting and finest moments

How NBA players ignite basketball’s exciting and finest moments

Advertisement By Ehi Braimah The National Basketball Association (NBA) season ended last week on a high note with so many bright spots that included excitement, competitive spirit, glamour and honours. The best four of seven series finals had Golden State Warriors taking on Boston Celtics. After six games, the Warriors beat Celtics 4 – 2…

Jonathan Ogufere @90: Ode to a Quintessential Sports Administrator
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Jonathan Ogufere @90: Ode to a Quintessential Sports Administrator

Advertisement By Segun Adenuga He has been too quiet to be noticed, but paradoxically, too big and formidable, especially on sporting scene, to be ignored. A fervent football aficionado, an admirable, consummate sport administrator, an epitome of gentility and moral value, Chief Jonathan Ogufere has combined native wisdom with education to live a life of…

Federal government lifts ban on International Basketball

Federal government lifts ban on International Basketball

Advertisement The Federal Government has rescinded its decision to suspend Nigeria’s basketball teams from all international competitions.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. Advertisement He said the latest decision is based on a letter of appeal from the Nigeria Basketball…

Victor Osimhen linked with move to Chelsea!
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Victor Osimhen linked with move to Chelsea!

Advertisement Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen has been listed alongside four players that are likely to replace outgoing Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea. Reports claimed Chelsea new owner Todd Boehly drew up a shortlist of five striker to replace the Inter Milan bound forward. Advertisement Lukaku sealed his return to Inter Milan on loan on Tuesday, having…

Newcastle set to hijack Awoniyi move to Nottingham Forest
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Newcastle set to hijack Awoniyi move to Nottingham Forest

Advertisement According to The Athletic, Newcastle United are looking to hijack Taiwo Awoniyi’s move to newly-promoted Premier League side, Nottingham Forest. Nottingham Forest, according to reports are close to signing the 24-year-old striker from Union Berlin this summer. Advertisement There are strong indications that Awoniyi will move Nottingham Forest, and the recently promoted Premier League…

Playing at AFCON came at a cost but no regrets – Ola Aina
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Playing at AFCON came at a cost but no regrets – Ola Aina

Advertisement Super Eagles defender, Ola Aina claims he has no regrets about leaving Torino to travel to Cameroon earlier this year to represent Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, he told BBC Africa. Advertisement Aina played frequently for Torino in the first half of the season, but after his return from the AFCON,…

Golden Eaglets to face Burkina Faso in WAFU B final
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Golden Eaglets to face Burkina Faso in WAFU B final

Advertisement The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria will take on Burkina Faso in the final match of the 2022 WAFU B Under-17 tournament on Friday in Cape Coast, Ghana. In the competition’s second semi-final match on Tuesday, Burkina Faso edged hosts Ghana 1-0. Advertisement This was courtesy of a second-half penalty kick converted by Ousamane Camara…

AWCON: Ayinde, Plumptre, Ordega arrive Super Falcons camp
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AWCON: Ayinde, Plumptre, Ordega arrive Super Falcons camp

Advertisement Super Falcons trio of Ashleigh Plumptre, Francisca Ordega, and Halimat Ayinde have arrived at the Super Falcons Abuja camp in preparation for the upcoming African Women Cup of Nations. The three players arrived on Tuesday, according to the Falcons’ verified Twitter account. Advertisement With the most recent additions, there are now 28 players in…