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Lagos FA Cup Kicks Off Saturday

•L-R: Lagos State Director of Sports, Dr. Kweku Tandoh, Chairman, Lagos FA, Seyi Akinwunmi and Executive Director, Winners Golden Bet, Sulaimon Olabanji, at the unveiling of Winners Golden Bet as sponsor of Lagos FA Cup at National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos yesterday. PHOTO: Emmanuel Osodi.

Sunday Akintoye The much-awaited Winners Golden Bet Lagos State Challenge Cup will kick off tomorrow at Agege Stadium. Seven matches are scheduled to hold tomorrow at Agege Stadium with Kush FC facing Samvic FC, Ambek FC battle Future Stars FC, while Team 360 FC clash with Al-Amin FC. Sam Jasen FC will take on De […]

U-17 Women’s World Cup Q/Final: Nigeria Plot Spain’s Fall

•Coach Bala Nkiyu of Nigeria

Nigeria’s Flamingoes go into the quarter final match against Spain with one thing on the back of their minds: that they must secure the semi final ticket of the ongoing FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup at all costs. Flamingoes coach Bala Nikyu has declared that he has a winning strategy in place to dismantle Spain […]

2014 Federation Cup Kicks Off April 5

•Maigari, NFF boss

This year’s Federation Cup competition will kick off with the state preliminaries on Saturday, 5 April, according to a release from Nigeria Football Federation, NFF’s Head of Federation Cup, Miss Ruth David. The state finals are scheduled for Sunday, 4 May across the country, while the play-off matches take place on 14 and 15 May. The […]

U-17 Women’s W/Cup: Glo Tasks Flamingoes To Beat Spain

•Coach Bala Nkiyu of Nigeria

Africa’s biggest corporate supporter of football, Globacom, has urged Nigeria’s U-17 female national team, Flamingoes to go for outright victory in their quarter final match against Spain on Thursday in Costa Rica. The national women’s cadet team opened their account in the competition with a 2-1 win over China before defeating Colombia by the same […]

Eaglets Begin Screening In Abuja

Golden Eaglets in group photograph with Referee Edibi in Calabar

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria are on the march again as the screening of new players that would defend the FIFA U-17 World Cup title won last year in the United Arab Emirates, UAE, begins in Abuja on Thursday. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has finalised arrangement for the smooth take off of the usual gruelling […]

Flamingoes Focus On U-17 World Cup Trophy —Chiejine

Team Flamingoes

Flamingoes’ assistant coach, Ann Chiejine, has assured Nigerians they would not get distracted by the 100 percent success recorded and finishing top of their group after progressing into the quarter-finals at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica. Nigeria defeated Mexico with a deserved 3-0 scoreline with goals from Rasheedat Ajibade, Uchenna Kanu […]

Keshi Not Worried About Criticism

Stephen keshi

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says he is not letting criticism of his playing methods, selections and decisions affect him. He has not lost to African opposition in a competitive game in three years, yet his methods have been questioned. But Keshi insists that he can cope with criticism from sections of the country’s support. “This […]

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