Category: Sports

FIFA, CAF Presidents Grace Aisha Buhari Cup Kick-Off In Lagos

Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre, became the cynosure of the global soccer lenses on Wednesday, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was joined by the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, to attend the opening round of the maiden Aisha Buhari Women Cup. Nigeria’s Super Falcons played against Mali’s Les Aiglonnes…

Ronaldo Dedicates Return to Man United to Sir Alex Ferguson

Cristiano Ronaldo has promised to write history at Old Trafford once again as he dedicated his return move to Manchester United to his former manager and mentor, Sir Alex Ferguson. The Portuguese superstar declared he was back where he belonged after he completed his £19.8 million move from Juventus on Tuesday. In an emotional Instagram…

Qatar 2022: Rohr lists Musa, Ekong, Ndidi, 27 others for Liberia, Cape Verde

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has called up a total of 30 players for next month’s opening rounds of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying campaign. Nigeria will host Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos on Friday, 3rd September and then travel to the Island of Mindelo to tackle the Blue…

Olopade, Sports Stakeholders Commend Rite Foods Ltd on Sports Development in Nigeria

Bukola Olopade, Former Commissioner for Sports in Ogun State and other stakeholders in the sports sector have commended Rite Foods Limited on its commitment to sports development in Nigeria. The commendation came at a press conference organized by Nilayo Sports Management Limited on Tuesday, to formally announce the second edition of the King’s Cup Golf…

Where Next For Lionel Messi After Exit From Childhood Club

Lionel Messi is currently a free agent as the six-time Ballon d’Or winner and childhood club FC Barcelona have parted ways. Despite both parties having reached an agreement over a new contract, the La Liga club said in a statement on Thursday that the deal could not be signed, citing economic and structural obstacles to…

Heritage Bank Hailed For Supporting Ibadan Golf Club

Heritage Bank Plc has been commended for its continued supports to Nigeria’s sports’ sector, especially backing the Ibadan Golf Club’s 30th anniversary event. The event that attracted dignitaries and stakeholders from various parastatals also had the presence of the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Oluseyi Makinde and over 150 golfers who participated in the tournament…

Rite Foods Champions Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon, Set to Energize Athletes with Bigi Brands

As the excitement of the Bigi drinks’ sponsored Nigerian Idol, still lingers, Rite Foods is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Ijebu Heritage Half Marathon which will be held on July 17. The event, which is a 21-kilometer race, will start from the newly constructed Epe-Ijebu road and will end at the Otunba Dipo…

Euro 2020 Final: Boris Johnson, FA Condemn Racial Abuse of Rashford, Sancho, Saka After Penalty Loss

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Football Association have condemned the racist abuse targeted at some of England’s players following the team’s loss to Italy in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday. The targeted players were Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka who all failed from the spot as England went down on…