Category: Sports

NFF Appoints José Peseiro as Head Coach of Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday announced the appointment of Mr Joeé Santos Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles. The appointment according to a statement released by Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Director of Communications, is with immediate effect, subject to the signing of agreed terms between the NFF…

The burgeoning betting industry will inevitably experience an intense revolution when Gobet247 makes its grand entry into the Nigerian market on May 14, 2022, the new betting firm has said. Gobet247, a Nigerian company, said it is committed to rewarding the passion of Nigerians by creating a world-class and hassle-free experience for the betting populace.…

Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO), the lead sponsor of the 26th edition of the Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA), at a ceremony in Lagos, was presented the Torch of Unity by the host institution, the University of Lagos (UNILAG). The higher institutions sports fiesta begins tomorrow, March 16, 2022. There are over 5,000 athletes…

30 Teams on Parade as GTCO Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament Returns

Lagos Polo Club President, Ayo Olashoju expressed delight at the return of the month-long tournament which was preceded by qualifiers in late January. “In recent years, Lagos Polo Club is evolving. We keep showing how polo should be played in the 21st century not only in Nigeria but globally. With five teams competing in the…

Prudential Announces Africa Cup of Nations 2021 Sponsorship

Prudential Africa has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to become the official insurance partner of the ongoing 33rd edition of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021. At a press conference to announce the sponsorship, Eric Mboma, Chief Representative Officer, Prudential Northern Africa Region noted that the sponsorship underscores Prudential’s…

Stanbic IBTC Insurance Covers Super Eagles as Nigeria Commences AFCON Battle

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has taken the bold step to ensure the Super Eagles of Nigeria wins the ongoing African football tournament, the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), in Cameroun. Late last year, Stanbic IBTC and the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) announced a meaningful partnership that would see Stanbic…

Heritage Bank, LASG Shows Commitment to Sport Development

Heritage Bank plc has reiterated its commitment to promoting sports in Nigeria, in partnership with Lagos State Government to back the 3rd Edition of the annual Lagos Value Jet Para Table Tennis championship. The three-day para table tennis championship hosted 45 table tennis games, which held in the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium,…

Stanbic IBTC and NFF Sign N2.3 Billion Annual Partnership Deal

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has partnered with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) to further develop football in Nigeria. The signed MoU between Stanbic IBTC and NFF is slated to be effective from 2022. Under the agreed terms, Stanbic IBTC will provide Group Life Insurance for all 35 players of…

Manchester United Appoint Rangnick as Interim Manager

Manchester United has announced the appointment of Ralf Rangnick as interim manager until the end of the season, subject to work visa requirements. Following this period, Ralf and the club have agreed that he will continue in a consultancy role for a further two years. The 63-year-old takes over from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who was…