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Read more Young Nigerian Daniel is a Guardiola ’Keeper There is a rising trend in world football today which sees top clubs and teams placing much emphasis on having goalkeepers who are not just good on reflexes and defense organisation...... Read more Nigerian Wing Wizard Odion Ajayi on a Mission to More Greatness with the Black Devils One of the finest wingers of Nigerian decent in Europe, Odion Ajayi, has joined Romanian first division club Astra Giurgiu on a two-year deal. Ajayi, 24, had been keeping himself in...... Read more Still on Super Eagles and the Cup of Nations In those days on the Sports Desk of once upon a time biggest and best newspaper conglomerate in Nigeria, the Daily Times; during the Africa Cup of Nations contest, no story...... Read more Chinice Sports, Other Top Agents Set to Hit Asaba for Stephen Keshi Cup One of Nigeria’s biggest sporting agencies Chinice Sports Management Company has fashioned out big plans to bring first class football agents and scouts of big clubs to Asaba for the forthcoming...... Read more Rohr’s Gambling Goes Unpunished against Burundi, But Is It Enough Now? Nigeria’s Super Eagles got their campaign in the Egypt 2019 AFCON to a winning start courtesy of a brilliant goal from poacher and super sub Odion Ighalo who profited from a...... Read more Welcome Back, Falcons; Soldier On, Super Eagles! For the records, let me quickly acknowledge a truth, that I have been and would continue to be a venomous critic of bad sports administration at any level. It has won...... Read more Mikel Agu Cup: Eagles Wings Soar, BJ, Ine Stars in Strong Positions High tempo football, goals galore, brilliant individual displays: all these are what you would expect to see in a grassroots football tournament in Nigeria. All these have been on show in...... Read more 2019 NPFL Super Six Play-Offs: All Hail Champions Enyimba!!! It is very significant to note that I arrived to devote this highly read page to write on NPFL Super 6 competition and its 2019 Champions,  the very never say die...... Read more Youth star and Sapele Lions loanee Daniel is the modern ’keeper to watch There is a rising trend in world football today which sees top clubs and teams placing much emphasis on having goalkeepers who are not just good on reflexes and defense organisation...... Read more SHAME: Before the very eyes of the world,the worst of Nigerian league football is exposed as Pillars fans go on rampage Laid bare for all to see via international TV station Super Sports. The live game of the ongoing Super Six play off to determine winners of the Nigerian top flight league...... Read more Like Super Eagles, Like Super Falcons You see dear readers; I detest to the limit the word permutation because it is for the unready and unserious bunch which the Nigerian national teams have cut out for themselves...... Read more European Scouts Set to Hit Benin City for Big Scouting Event; Edo FA Election Holds June 8 Benin City is set to host a massive football scouting programme that would offer young and talented players the opportunity of being snapped up by European scouts. The scouting programme is...... Read more 'I escaped bullets on my way to becoming a pro' says Isaac Success brother and Inter Zapresic star Goodness Ajayi Its the off season in Europe and many foreign-based players of Nigerian origin are back in the country to relax and, as well, keep themselves in good shape.for resumption of their...... Read more Buhari, EFCC Should Tell Dalung to Return IAAF’s $135,000 Grant to Nigeria Football is not a pretender’s sport. It is either your team has superior technical and tactical approach to each given game or you will be made a mince-meat by your opponents....... Read more ‘I Read the Eyes of Penalty Takers’ — Mission Side FC and Bet9ja Cup Hero Bazuaye Mission Side FC, a growing grassroots football club in Benin City, shocked many when they won the just-ended Bet9ja Super Agents Cup competition, a prestigious tournament for youth clubs in Benin...... Read more One of Africa’s Most Traditional Clubs, Bendel Insurance, Make Deflating Relegation Plunge; US School Flying Eagles The Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, Edo State, is one of the oldest existing stadia in Nigeria. At present, the stadium is undergoing massive renovation to turn it into a...... Read more Vincent Okumagba-led Super Eagles Supporters Club Make History The U-20 national team, the Flying Eagles began their campaign for this year’s World Youth Championship on a good note against Qatar in their group opening game.  It was one game the...... Read more ‘Zlatan’ Ediae, Edo State’s Best Grassroots Striker, Injures Shoulder in training, Out for At Least a Month Precious Ediae, the striker of BJ Foundation who has been in super form this year, has suffered an elbow injury in his team’s training session. Ediae, nicknamed Zlatan, after the famous...... Read more Shocking Death of Coach Ogbeide; Spectre of Relegation Overshadows Bendel Insurance Home Win over Sunshine Stars Bendel Insurance FC of Benin played their last home match of the 2018/19 NPFL season against Sunshine Stars of Akure at the Uniben Sports Complex on Monday, May 20, and two...... Read more


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