The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has applauded Seina Marine Limited and ARIK airline for the support both companies are offering to 20 Nigerian elite referees going to the United Kingdom for the arbiters’ next capacity enhancing programme.
Olympiakos recuperating forward, Michael Olaitan, says his unfortunate slump on the pitch during a derby game with Panathinaikos has made him a much better man in facing adversaries.
Speaking for the first time since his return to full training, the 21-year-old told NOVA the incident killed any fear factor in him and he is much more equipped now to face the challenges of life.
AS Trencin forward, Simon Moses, has confirmed to SL10.ng he will resume camp with the Flying Eagles after the Christmas break, after failing to honour an invitation to the Under-23 screening.
The 19 year old, who has been linked with a summer move to either Hull City or Tottenham Hotspur, was an unused substitute all through the last Under-20 World Cup in Turkey and he is part of the eight foreign based players called up by Manu Garba.
NFF marketing director, Idris Adama told AfricanFootball.com in an exclusive interview that the federation has opened talks with other kit sponsors as the adidas contract will run out at the end of this month.
“Shades of the prison-house begin to close upon the growing boy, but he beholds the light and whence it flows, he sees it in his joy”. – Wordsworth
Perhaps, it would be inappropriate to repeat a cliché and say that anything goes in Nigeria; therefore, we can comfortably destroy the game of football in this country by pretending to putting up structures that would develop the game and its administration.
THE 2014/2015 Nigeria National League (NNL) will get underway on 6th February 2015, according to a program of activities released by the League Governing Body.
NATIONAL Youth Service Corps, Lagos Secretariat has commended Promasidor Nigeria Limited, makers of Cowbell Milk, for consistently sponsoring the female volleyball competition among the youth corps members in the state.
In a statement made available to news men in lagos, Mrs Bose Akinrele, the Camp Director gave a commendation to Platoon 1 who won the gold medal in the tournament organised for the ‘Batch D’ of the corps members deployed to the Lagos Orientation Camp located at the Iyana-Ipaja area of the state.
NOTABLE music stars across the African continent are billed to entertain guests at the 2014 Glo-CAF Awards which holds in Lagos on January 8, 2015.
The award, dubbed as Oscars of African Football, is held annually in celebration of the continent’s finest football stars. Prominent names in world sports, particularly soccer, as well as other spheres of life, such as business, politics and entertainment are expected to grace the occasion.
IBF light-welterweight champion, Lamont Peterson has vowed to put on a show when he faces challenger Dierry Jean on January 25.
Peterson, 29, will have the backing of a partisan home crowd at the DC Armory in Washington as he takes on unbeaten Quebec fighter Jean (25-0 17KOs).
TWO of the NBA’s more struggling franchises hook up Wednesday night when the Utah Jazz visit the Amway Center to take on the Orlando Magic.
The Jazz own the second-worst winning percentage in the NBA, just ahead of the Milwaukee Bucks. Orlando has the sixth-lowest mark in the league.