Category: Sports

Nigeria knocked out of U17 AFCON

Nigeria’s Under 17 team, Golden Eaglets have crashed out of the ongoing Under 17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Algeria.The team lost 1-2 to their Burkina Faso counterparts in the quarter finals of the event at the Nelson Mandela Stadium on Thursday…

Champions league: Onana making history with Inter

Andre Onana has set a record as the first Inter Milan goalkeeper to have seven clean sheets in a single UEFA Champions League campaign.The Cameroonian and team Inter keeper, defeated home rivals AC Milan 2-0 to take the lead after the first match of th…

Tennis championship: Udokwelu, Iloputa advance to 2nd round

Top seeds, Stella Udokwelu and Ikechukwu Iloputa on Monday advanced to the second round of the 4th VEMP National Open Tennis Championship in Abuja.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tournament which served off with the Round of 32 fixtur…

U17 AFCON: lions shamefully exit competition

The Under 17 Lions have lost their chance of advancing to the next stage of the 2023 African Cup of Nations currently taking place in Algeria.They were beaten by Burkina Faso on May 7 by 2 goals to 1 in the day 2 fixture of the youth continental footba…

U17 AFCON: do-or-die game between Cameroon and Burkina Faso

The baby Lions have one last chance to determine if they advance to the next round of the U17 Africa Cup of Nations in Algeria or exit the competition.The defending Champions take on Burkina Faso on Sunday, May 7, at 8:00 pm, a fixture which will deter…

NFF to install VAR in regional stadiums – Gusau

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has concluded arrangements to install Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in regional stadiums in the country as plans are underway to train and retrain referees to achieve the purpose.The President of the federation, Ma…