Gombe United FC Targets Continental Action, Recruits 12 Players

News Investigators/ Gombe United FC plans to finish among the top four in the 2021/2022 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League...

Orji Kalu Advises FG To Begin Preparation For 2024 Olympics

News Investigators/ African Pillar of Sports, Sen. Orji Kalu, has advised the Federal Government to commence early preparations for the 2024 Olympics.

Ondo Heavyweight Boxing Hopeful Knocks Out Opponent In 15 Secs, Cruises Into Semis

News Investigators/ Ondo state pugilist, Adedeji Adegbola, on Friday, knocked out his opponent, Oluwafemi Adetoye of Yobe state, in a record 15...

EDO2020: Presidency Intervenes, LOC Says Games Continue

News Investigators/ The Local Organising Committee, LOC, Edo2020 has announced the continuation of the national sports festival going in in Benin city,...

2021 AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Arrive In Cotonou

News Investigators/ The Super Eagles have arrived in Cotonou ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against the...

Results Of 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Europe Zone

News Investigators/ Following are the results of Match Day 1 fixtures in the Europe Zone Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup,...

Group Lauds Sports Minister On Revival Of Principals Cup Football Competition Nationwide

News Investigators/ The National Coordinator of Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), Ebere Amaraizu, has lauded the Federal Ministry of...

High-Flying Manchester City Turn Attention To FA Cup, As Everton Meet Spurs

News Investigators/ English Premier League (EPL) leaders Manchester City will turn their attention to the FA Cup this week when they travel...

Stakeholders Back Fusing Sports With Academics In Lagos Schools —Official

News Investigators/ The Lagos State government has announced plans to fuse education and sports in its schools, with a view to revamping...

Aubameyang Scores Own Goal As Struggling Arsenal Lose To Burnley

News Investigators/ Arsenal’s Premier League troubles intensified as they fell 1-0 at home by lowly Burnley on Sunday with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring...

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Results Of All Day 4 Matches Played On Monday

News Investigators/ The following are the results of all Day 4, 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying matches played on Monday.

Super Eagles Match Against Leone Stars Was A Disaster, Says Super Falcon Ex-Coach

News Investigators/ Godwin Izilein, a former coach of the Super Falcons, has described the Super Eagle’s 4-4 home draw with the Leone...

AFCON Qualifier: Sierra Leone Holds Nigeria To 4-4 Draw

News Investigators/ The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone came back from 4-0 down to hold the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a...

AFCON Qualifiers: 16 Players Participate In Super Eagles First Training Session, Osimhen Missing

News Investigators/ The Super Eagles on Tuesday in Benin had their first training session in the last leg of preparations for their...

Top two Seeds Djokovic, Thiem Ousted In Vienna Open Quarter-Finals

News Investigators/ World number one Novak Djokovic and U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem crashed out of the Vienna Open in the quarter-finals...

No Agreement Between Messi, Barcelona -Reports

News Investigators/ Lionel Messi’s father and agent met Barcelona Club President Josep Maria Bartomeu on Wednesday to discuss the player’s wish to...

African Champions League Final To Be Played In October

News Investigators/ The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has abandoned plans to play the semi-final and final matches of the 2019/2020 African...

Arsenal Trash Charlton 6-0 In Friendly

News Investigators/ Arsenal returned to action for the first time since the Premier League was stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic as...

Bayern Munich’s Thiago To Miss Top Game At Borussia Dortmund Through Injury

News Investigators/ Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara has been ruled out of Tuesday’s Bundesliga top game against Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich’s coach...

SWAN Hails Minister For Placing Rashidi Yekini’s Mother On Monthly Stipend

News Investigators/ Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has commended the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, for granting...

No Fans In Dutch Stadia Until Vaccine Is developed –Health Minister

News Investigators/ Sporting events in the Netherlands will have to take place without fans in attendance until there is a vaccine for...

18 Varsities To Participate At 5th Nigerian University Golf Tournament

News Investigators/ Golf players from 18 universities will participate in the fifth edition of the Nigerian University Golf Tournament at the Smoking...

Coronavirus: Ludogorets Players Wear Masks As They Arrive Italy To Face Inter

(News Investigators) Ludogorets players wore medical face masks and gloves when they arrived in Italy for their Europa League match against...

Robert Lewandowski Ruled Out Of UCL Return Leg Against Chelsea

(News Investigators) Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski will miss the second leg of their Champions League tie against Chelsea after being ruled...

Qatar 2022 W/Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles Face Fiant Killers Cape Verde, Others

( News Investigators) The Super Eagles have been drawn in Group C alongside giant killers Cape Verde, Central Africa Republic and Liberia...

CAF: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala Win Africa’s Best Player Awards

(News Investigators) Liverpool’s striker Sadio Mane has been named the Confederation of African (CAF) Player of the Year for 2019, with teammate...

Female Sport Veterans Distribute Netball Equipment To FCT School

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Association of Former Female Athletes of Nigeria (AFFAN), a non-governmental organisation on Monday distributed netball equipment to the Royal...

Lampard Tasks Chelsea Players In Spite Win

( News Investigators) Frank Lampard said he was happy but wants more from his Chelsea side after they got back to winning...

Chiellini: Ronaldo Was ROBBED Of Ballon D’or In 2018, Madrid Wanted To Stop Him

(News Investigators) Giorgio Chiellini claims Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo “was robbed of the Ballon d’Or last year, as Real Madrid wanted to...

CAF: Enyimba Lose 2-0 Away To Hassania Agadir

(News Investigators) Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday went down to a 2-0 defeat against Moroccan side, Hassania Agadir in...

CAF: Pyramid FC Of Egypt Humble Rangers 3-1 In Enugu

( News Investigators) Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday lost 1-3 to Pyramid Football Club of Egypt in the...

Commandant Suggest Use Of Sport To Mend Relationship

Brig.-Gen. Adeyinka Laguda, Commandant, Warrant Officers’ Academy, on Saturday urged Nigerians to use sports to mend sour relationship towards promoting national cohesion.

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves By 4 Spots, Now World 31st

(News Investigators)/ Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots in the November ranking to place 31st on the ranking table.

Ighalo, Osimhen, Nnadozie, Oshoala Nominated For CAF Awards

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi have been shortlisted for the 2019 CAF...

Ogbomosho Association Spurs Sport Minister To Greater Height

Egbe Ogbomoso Ajisegiri urges Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, not to relent in carving a niche for himself.

Mourinho Unveils Plans For Tottenham, Kane

(Newsinvestigators)New Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wants to take the club led by England striker Harry Kane to the next level by...

Mourinho Replaces Pochettino As Tottenham Hotspur Manager

Mourinho (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been appointed to replace Mauricio...

Nigerian Chinasa, Other Wins Future Stars Coaching Programme

Online money transfer company, WorldRemit and Arsenal on Friday announced that Chinasa Ukandu from Nigeria and Luis Alejandro Castañeda from Colombia have won...

AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Cage Squirrels Of Benin In Uyo

Jubilant Super Eagles (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Wednesday defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic...

Sport: FOC Commends Sportsmanship Of Officers

Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, has commended officers who participated at the...

UCL: Bayern Seal Last-16 Berth With Win Over Olympiakos

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bayern Munich clinched their place in the Champions League last 16 by beating Olympiakos 2-0 at home on Wednesday thanks...

Chelsea, Nine-man Ajax Share Spoils In Thrilling Draw

Chelsea and nine-man Ajax Amsterdam battled to an incident-packed 4-4 draw in Champions League Group H on Tuesday, with the hosts coming...

Sport Most Unifying Factor In Nigeria -CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, has described sports as a potential unifying factor in Nigeria, especially during trying...

Golden Eaglets’ Come-Back Victory, A Lesson In Resilience – Buhari

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17...

Liverpool Recover From Early Shock To Beat Spurs

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Liverpool recovered from the shock of going behind in the first minute to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Anfield on...

Liverpool React To ‘Racist’ Origi Banner

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Liverpool have condemned a graphic “racist” banner unfurled by fans before the start of their Champions League Group E clash...

EPL: Ex-Referee, Clattenburg Speaks On Man Utd, Liverpool Tie

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, has reacted to some of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decisions, made during Manchester...

Boxer Dies Following Brutal Knockout

(News Investigators)/ American boxer, Patrick Day, died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during...

Ronaldo Scores 700th Career Goal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Cristiano Ronaldo reached a career landmark on Monday by scoring his 700th career goal in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier at...

Lionel Messi Wanted To Leave Barca During His Tax Fraud, No Club Offered A...

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Lionel Messi wanted to leave Barcelona in the midst of his case for tax fraud, he has revealed, but...

Simone Biles Becomes Most Decorated Female Gymnast In History

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) American gymnast Simone Biles has continued to prove that she is a force to reckon with in the sports world....

Shkodran Mustafi Voted Second Worst Defender In The World. He Objects

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has laughed off the suggestion that he is the ‘second-worst defender in world football’.

Grassroots Football Development Core For National Teams Success, Says Fuludu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Edema Fuludu, a member of Nigeria’s 1994 Nations Cup winning team, on Tuesday said there won’t be any visible achievement...

Why Youth, Sports Minister Relocated To MKO Stadium Abuja

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja.

Liverpool Fined Or Fielding Ineligible Player

Liverpool were fined 200,000 pounds for fielding an ineligible player in their League Cup third-round victory over MK Dons last week.

Ronaldo Turns Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Cristiano Ronaldo, conspicuously-absent from the FIFA Best Awards at the La Scala Opera house in Milan, on Tuesday took to...

FIFA Rates Women’s World Cup In France “Best-Ever”

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) hailed this year’s Women’s World Cup in France as the best-ever in the competition’s history.

Roma Off The Mark As Mkhitaryan Scores Debut Goal In Sassuolo Rout

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a debut goal to help Paulo Fonseca secure his first win as AS Roma coach in a...

Ist Deaf Athletics Championships: Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation Seeks FG’s Support

The Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF) has appealed to the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, to support the federation to enable...

Bosnia Coach Prosinecki Changes Mind On Resignation, Stays In Charge

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Bosnia coach Robert Prosinecki has rescinded the decision to resign after the Balkan nation’s football association (NFSBiH) asked him to...

Ronaldo Scores Four Times As Portugal Rout Lithuania 5-1

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times on Tuesday.

FIBA World Cup: Spain Brush Aside Serbia, Argentina Thump Poland

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) pain secured their fifth successive win of the World Cup with an impressive 81-69 defeat of Serbia and Argentina matched...

Under-23 AFCON Qualifier: Olympic Eagles lose 0-1 To Sudan

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Cup-holders Nigeria on Thursday lost by the odd goal to their Sudanese counterparts in an Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations...

Inter Milan Forward Icardi Joins PSG On One-Year Loan

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi, their leading scorer in each of the last five seasons and former captain, has joined...

Nwakali Joins SD Huesca On 3-year Contract From Arsenal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Arsenal say Nigeria midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda B side SD Huesca on a three-year contract.

Arsenal Fight Back Against Tottenham Hotspur To Draw London Derby

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Arsenal striking duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette scored as their side roared back from two goals down to draw...

Serena Defies Ankle Injury, Advances To U. S. Open Quarter-Finals

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Serena Williams needed a medical time out in the second set of her 6-3 6-4 win over Petra Martic on...

12th African Games: Team Nigeria Arrive Abuja To Rousing Welcome

(News Investigators)/ Team Nigeria arrived in Abuja to a rousing welcome on Sunday after finishing second overall at the just-concluded 12th African...

Nadal Gets Walkover Into U.S. Open Third Round

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Three-times champion Rafa Nadal got a walkover into the third round of the U.S. Open after Australian wildcard Thanasi...

Fighting Coco Sets Up Osaka showdown At U.S. Open

(news investigators) Crowd-pleaser Coco Gauff came through a tough battle with qualifier Timea Babos 6-2 4-6 6-4 on Thursday to set up...

Nigeria’s Helen Thrills Fans With Boxing Win

Nigeria’s boxing sensation Helen Joseph gave fans value for their time on Thursday night with an expected win over Hungary’s Martina Horgasx in Connecticut, U.S.

12 African Games: We’ll Prepare Adequately For 2020 Olympics — Sports Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic...

Warriors Sports Championship So Organise 2nd Mixed Martial Arts — President

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President, Warriors Sports Championship, Ikechukwu Nwobodo, on Wednesday said the body would organise its  second Mixed Martial Arts event...

Nigeria’s ‘Iron Lady’ Meets $10,000 Requirement, Returns To Boxing Ring

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Nigeria’s Helen ‘Iron Lady’ Joseph is set for action against Martina Horgasx from Hungary on Thursday in her bumpy return...

Team Nigeria Move Up To Fourth After 12th African Games’ Day 12

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Team Nigeria to the 12th African Games in Morocco on Tuesday moved up the medals table to the fourth position...

Bury Expelled After 125 Years In Football League Of England

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bury, one of English football’s oldest clubs, were expelled from the Football League (EFL) on Tuesday after failing to...

Nadal Sends Millman To U.S. Open Exit

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Three-times champion Rafa Nadal denied John Millman any chance of posting another fairytale run in New York as he cruised...

Lukaku Scores On Debut As Conte’s Inter Milan Make Flying Start

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Forward Romelu Lukaku scored on his debut for Inter Milan as they made a flying start under new coach Antonio...

Serena Puts U.S. Open Rivals On Notice With Sharapova Stroll

(NEWS INVESTIGATION) Serena Williams delivered one of her most complete performances since returning to the game after the birth of her daughter...

Atletico Madrid Keep Up winning La Liga Start At Leganes

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Atletico Madrid made it two wins out of two as Vitolo scored in the second half to secure a hard-fought...

Iranian Women Will Watch Football In Stadium

Iranian women will be allowed to attend a men’s football World Cub qualifying match in the Islamic Republic of Iran in October.

African Games: Egypt’s Saleh Says Defeating Nigeria In T/tennis Team Events Sweet Revenge

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) An excited Ahmed Saleh of Egypt says defeating Nigeria in the male and female categories of table tennis events at...

Lampard Earns First Win As Chelsea Boss At Norwich City

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double, inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in...

NYCN Thanks Buhari For Appointing Dare Sports Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Executive of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Mr Sunday...

2019 AFCON ASftermath: Tunisia Part Company With Giresse

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Alain Giresse has left his job as coach of Tunisia, after nine months and having guided them to the semi-finals...

20 Clubs To Participate In S/E, S/S 2019 Pre-Season Tournament, Says Official

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Akonam Obiefuna, a member of the Main Orgaisning Committee (MOC) for the 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) pre-season tournament...

Nigeria’s D’Tigress Beat Senegal To Win Fourth AfroBasket Title

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket...

African Games: Commonwealth, African Gold Medallists Lead Nigeria’s Taekwondo Team To Morocco

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria’s Taekwondo team to the 12th African Games in Morocco will be led by defending African Champion, Uzoamaka Otuadinma .

Liverpool Win Super Cup After Penalty Shootout

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Champions League winners Liverpool won the Super Cup 5-4 on penalties against Chelsea after the game ended 2-2 following extra-time on...

Golden Eaglets Begin Camping In Abuja For Brazil 2019

Golden Eaglets during training (News Investigators)/ Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme...

Hosting U-20 Women’s World Cup Will Boost Nigeria’s Image, Economy -Per. Sec.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Olusade Adesola has said that hosting the FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup in...

FIFA Expands Women’s World Cup To 32 Nations

Women's Team America (News Investigators)/ Football’s world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women’s...

Kano FA Suspends Local Matches in Sani Abacha Stadium

The Kano State Football Association says it has suspended all local competition matches at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, following a decision by its management.

Nigeria Moves 12 Spots On FIFA Ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, to place 33rd in the world after winning bronze at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

2019 AFCON: Own Goal Hands Senegal Place In Final

Senegal Vs Tunisia (News Investigators)/ A bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory over...

AFCON: Lawan Heads For Egypt, Says Super Eagles Need Our Presence

Sen. Ahmad Lawan Sadiq Umar - President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has departed Abuja to lead a...

Tunisia Beats Madagascar 3-0 At Quarter-Final

Courtesy: freetips.com (News Investigators)/ Tunisia ended Madagascar’s remarkable Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) run when they beat the...

AFCON: Eagles End South African Dreams

Super Eagles v Bafana Bafana By Sadiq Umar - The Super Eagles of Nigeria Wednesday night ended their...

Brasilia To Host Opening, Final Matches Of 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup

World Cup football stadium(Source: bbc.com) (News Investigators)/ The Estádio Bezerrão in the Brazilian city of Brasília will host...

Nigeria Beats Guinea 1-0, Qualifies For Knockout Stages

Super Eagles (News Investigators)/ The Super Eagles of Nigeria became the first country to qualify for the knockout...

SHAME! Nigeria’s Under-20 Team, Handlers Protest Over Unpaid Allowances After Crashing Out In Sweden

Luggage of protesting Fly Eagles (News Investigators)/ After a disastrous ouster from the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in...

U-20 World Cup: U.S. Show Class, Maul Flying Eagles 2-1

US Under-20 world cup (News Investigators)/The forward’s two goals led the way, but Tab Ramos’ side put...

Taiwo Ogunjobi, Ex-NFF Scribe Is Dead

Late NFF Scribe By Sadiq Umar - A former Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead.

Nigeria’s Super Falcons Lift Women AFCON Trophy For 9th Time

The Super Falcons of Nigeria proved unbeatable once more as they overcame a stubborn South African Banyana Banyana squad on penalties after a scoreless...

NFF Presidency: Amaju Pinnick Wins Election For Another 4-Year Term

By Nuel Suji - President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has been re-elected for a second term in office. Mr. Pinnick...

Nigeria’s Super Eagles Names 30-Man Provisional Squad For Russian 2018

By Sadiq Umar - The Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr named a 30-man provisional list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup holding in Russia. The...

FIFA Golden Cup Arrives Nigeria

By Nuel Suji - The prestigious FIFA World Cup golden trophy on Wednesday arrived Abuja, Nigeria’s capital ahead of the 2018 soccer tournament in...

Super Eagles Beat Angola 2-1, Faces Sudan In Next Match

By Nuel Suji - The home-based Super Eagles Sunday night beat their Angolan counterparts to the semifinal ticket at the ongoing African Nations Championships. The...

Former Nigeria Goalkeeper, Raymond King Dies At 52

By Nuel Suji - A former Nigeria goalkeeper, Raymond King who has been battling with the partial stroke has died. The ex-goalkeeper who was a...

Russian 2018: Nigeria In Same Group With Argentina

By Sadiq Umar - The Super Eagles of Nigeria, Friday emerged in Group D, the same group with Argentina for the 2018 World Cup...

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