A cradle is a noun which could mean a small bed for an infant, a support for objects (such as the support for the handset of a telephone) or the place where anything is nurtured during its early existence.
The cradle is, thus, a fitting description for the Nestle Milo Championship which has been nurturing the game of Basketball in Nigeria for the past 17 years.
Nigeria under-23 forward, Alex Iwobi will be fully involved in Arsenal’s summer pre-season games – a reward for his stellar performances this season for the Gunners B team which he currently captains.
Dream Team VI Coach Samson Siasia says there are no regrets not having more overseas based players on his team as they get set for this weekend’s All Africa Games qualifier against the Young Chipolopolo of Zambia.
Last week’s armed attack on the Fenerbache team bus has further convinced Nigeria striker, Emmanuel Emenike he has to walk away from the Turkish champions where he earns 2.5 million Euros a year.
Bright Dike has said that he is set to return to the Super Eagles where Nigerians will finally see his best.
Injury stopped the Toronto FC striker from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Enyimba centre back, Chima Uluocha has said his side fought an unsuccessful battle against the Tunisian referee, Slim Belkhouas and not the Egyptian foes, Smouha Sporting Club.
Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles will trade blows with their counterparts from Burkina Faso in the qualifying series of the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship set to be Rwanda.
Hull City may be the next destination for Nigeria striker, Victor Anichebe as he looks set to quit West Brom.
Hull City, which have another Nigeria star Sone Aluko in their fold, have renewed interest in ‘The Baggies’ striker, who is likely to be sold this summer, according to the Daily Mail.
Chigozie Agbim has said that he will soon rejoin ‘team after my heart’ Enugu Rangers and has begun training with his former club.
Africa Beach Soccer Championship
Isiaka Olawale, captain of Nigeria’s national beach soccer team, has told sl10.ng that Senegal and Ivory Coast pose the biggest threat to them winning the forthcoming Africa Beach Soccer Championship in Seychelles.