We missed Mikel against Senegal – Rohr

March 26, 2017 Administrator 0
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By Omobolaji Oyegunle, LONDON –  Nigeria’s Super Eagles manager  Gernot  Rohr has stated that  the team missed the service and experience of Mikel Obi, during their friendly match against Senegal last week. He told Prompt News Online in an exclusive on Saturday at the team’s hotel in London, that they really felt Obi’s absence during …

Eagles’ 2nd game called off as some Burkinabe players fail to secure visas

March 25, 2017 Administrator 0
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Super Eagles training The Super Eagles’ second international friendly, against Burkina Faso in London on Monday, has been called off after seven players in the Burkinabe contingent failed to secure entry visas into the United Kingdom. The other players are able to enter the UK. Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Barrister Chris …

Nigeria Vs Senegal: NFF Washes Hands Off Livestreaming Hiccup

March 24, 2017 Administrator 0
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The Nigeria Football Federation has dissociated itself from the failure of a plan to have Thursday’s international friendly between the Super Eagles and Teranga Lions of Senegal in London streamed live to interested Nigerians. NFF’s Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire explained on Friday that the task of having the game put up on …

Eagles’ strong mental attitude excites Rohr

March 24, 2017 Administrator 0
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Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has praised his young charges for never giving up and eventually ending on a high against Africa’s second ranked team, Senegal in a friendly in London on Thursday. “It is never the result that matters in a friendly match; it is the attitude of the players and what they …

Super Eagles: When Nigerian Fans do not Matter, by Aderonke Bello

March 24, 2017 Administrator 0
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It was a gut-wrenching Thursday night for devoted football fans in Nigeria – the match between Senegal and Nigeria played in faraway England without a single live broadcast. Thousands of Nigerians moved from their homes to viewing centers around the country, to catch a glimpse of the football match but to no avail. The NFF …

Kogi defeat Jigawa to reach U17 Ramat Cup final

February 18, 2017 Administrator 0
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Kogi state U16 have qualified for the final of the 2017 Ramat Cup following a 1-0 triumph over Jigawa State at the Kano Pillars Stadium on Saturday. Abdulrazak Ahmed’s lone strike helped Adamu Isah’s lads conquer their northern counterparts in the semifinal match in Kano. The GYB boys had defeated Rivers 3-1, Kaduna 1-0 and …

Lagos SWAN Draws Battle Line With National President, Sirawoo

February 18, 2017 Administrator 0
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Lagos chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), rose from its emergency congress on Friday, passing a vote of no confidence on the body’s National President, Honour Sirawoo. The National President recently caused outrage when he refused to endorse the candidacy of veteran journalist, Mitchel Obi, to take another shot at the AIPS …

Nigeria Cricket Federation honours late Christian Enahoro

February 16, 2017 Administrator 0
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The Nigeria Cricket Federation on Thursday organized a one-day novelty cricket match in honour of the former President of Nigeria Cricket Association, Mr Christian Enahoro who died early this year. Two Selected Sides, Christian Enahoro 11 vs President’s 11 played a 10 overs tribute Match in honor of the former National Captain. Christian Enahoro 11 …

Pons predicts Real Bamako win over Rivers United

February 16, 2017 Administrator 0
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AS Real Bamako coach, Pascal Pons is adamant his side will claim a victory against Rivers United in their second leg of their CAF Champions League preliminary round game in Port Harcourt on Sunday. The two sides battled to a 0-0 stalemate in the first leg at the Stade Modibo Kéïta, Bamako on February 11. …

Police Baton, NAF Rockets clinch Premier League slots

February 15, 2017 Administrator 0
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Two teams, Police Baton Basketball Club and NAF Rockets Basketball Club, both of Lagos, have clinched the two remaining slots in the Atlantic Conference of the Nigeria Basketball Federation Premier Basketball League for the 2017 season. This follows their success at the interview conducted by the federation’s technical committee for four clubs bidding for a …