Alex Iwobi Confesses He’s Still Growing, Learning

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi He can not be describes as a Goal scorer. However, Nigerian international, Alex Iwobi, has consistently recorded three goals, seven assists so far this season. The midfielder has already equalled his entire total from last season – as he also recorded three goals and created seven others in 38 appearances. However, Iwobi who has been faced with several criticisms recently, especially after his not-too-impressive performance against Manchester City, has acknowledged the need to be more prolific. Said Iwobi on the club’s web site: “I’d like to say…

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Lagos Marathon: Ethiopians Turn The Apple Cart Against Kenyans

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), with Group Managing Director, Access Bank, Mr. Herbert Wigwe (2nd right), presenting a cheque of $50,000 to Ethiopian athlete and the winner of the 2019 Lagos City Marathon, Sintayehu Legese (middle) while the 2nd Prize winner and Kenyan Athlete, Joshua Kipkorir (left) and 3rd Prize winner from Kenya, William Yegon (right), look on during the 2019 Lagos City Marathon at the Eko Atlantic City, on Saturday, February 2, 2019. East Africans on Saturday retained their dominance of the Access Bank Lagos City…

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Ambode Solicits Backing For Smooth, Safe Lagos Marathon, Polls

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), addressing the Government House Correspondents shortly after State Security Council meeting at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, January 28, 2019. With him are: Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal (2nd left); Commander, Nigeria 561Base Service Group, Ikeja, Air Commodore Sunday Makinde (left); Commanding Officer, NNS Beecroft, Rear Admiral Okon Eyo (2nd right) and Commander, 9 Brigade, Nigerian Army, Ikeja Cantonment, Brigadier General Taoreed Lagbaja (right) Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday urged r Residents OF Lagos State were on…

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Jilted Model Threatens To Expose National Team Player Who Made Her Abort Their Baby

Marina Mason: jiltred and crossed A model popularly known as Michousb (real name, Marina Mason), has accused Black stars striker, Mubarak Wakaso of infidelity after he terminated his relationship with her. The model, 27 and based in Paris but h from hails from Central Africa Republic said that the footballer needed to apologise to her on Social media for cutting her off after he got her pregnant and asked her to abort the baby. Narrating the incident to an online medium, she said that she met Wakaso on Instagram in…

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No Nigerian player In Africa’s Best X1 List

Africa’s Best X1 players No Nigerian male player is considered good enough to play for Africa, at the moment, as they missed out in Africa’s Best X1 unveiled at the annual CAF/Aiteo awards, held Tuesday night in Dakar, Senegal. In the selection, African Footballer of the Year, Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Liverpool leads the attacking trio that consist Sadio Mane of Senegal and Liverpool and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang of Arsenal and Gabon. In the midfield are Riyad Mahrez of Algeria and Manchester City, Naby Keita of Guinea and Liverpool and…

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Team Delta Emerges 19th National Sports Festival Winner

Minister of Sports Dalung presents Team Delta with the first prize trophy at the National Sports Festival Delta won the 4x400m mixed relay gold medal on the final day of the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja on Sunday to round up an impressive haul of medals. Trophies were presented to states which finished first, second and third on the medals table. Delta, with 164 gold, 87 silver and 101 bronze medals, topped the overall medals table. Rivers finished as first runners-up with 69 gold, 58 silver and 67…

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FIFA WWC: Super Falcons Draw France, South Korea, Norway

Nigeria’s Super Falcons African champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons have been drawn alongside hosts France, South Korea and Norway in Group A of the FIFA Women’s World Cup next year. Two-time champions Germany are in Group B with China, Spain and Africa’s second representatives South Africa, while 2015 hosts Canada are with European champions the Netherlands, Cameroon and New Zealand in Group E. The ceremony at La Seine Musicale in Boulogne-Billancourt, just outside Paris, also set reigning champions the United States up for a clash with Thailand to begin their defence…

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Super Falcons Wins 2018 AWCON

Nigeria’s Super Falcons get the trophy of AWCON for the ninth time Super Falcons of Nigeria has won the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations after beating the Banyana Banyana of South Africa. Goalkeeper Tochukwu Oluehi’s heroics on Saturday in Accra helped the Super Falcons of Nigeria to victory at the 11th African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Ghana. It was however a very disappointing evening for the Banyana Banyana of South Africa who hoped for a first title but lost 3-4 to Nigeria on penalty kicks. At the…

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2019 AFCON: Cameroon Stripped Of Hosting Rights

CAF Executive Committee at the meeting in Accra Cameroon will no longer host the 2019 edition of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON).The country was knocked out on account of inadequate facilities and security. CAF executive committee at an extraordinary meeting in Accra on Friday decided to strip the country of the rights and has now invited fresh hosting bids. The continent’s soccer body said a new host will be announced by December 31. Here is CAF’s full statement: The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) today makes the following statement,…

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CAF Confed Cup: Enugu Rangers On Good Start

Coach Gbenga Ogunbote giving instructions to his players during the encounter Godwin Aguda’s brace on Wednesday gave Rangers International Football Club of Enugu a 2-0 advantage over Defence Force of Ethiopia in the first leg tie of CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round fixture. The match played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu saw the hosts on the front foot early. This helped to add to the pressure on the visiting Ethiopian side. In spite of the hosts’ dominance in the first half however, they were unable to convert any…

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