Brazil 2019: Eaglets Stun Ecuador 3-2 To Reach Round Of 16
Nigeria became the first team to reach the Round of 16 of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil on Tuesday night on the back of a superlative hat-trick by forward Ibrahim Sa’id. Two goals in five second half minutes turned the table against a well-organized and... Read more
2019 FIFA U17 World Cup: Nigeria Lash Hungary 4-2 in Brazil
Five-time champions Nigeria swept past Hungary 4-2 in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil on Saturday evening, with three goals in six second half minutes that were just reward for the persistence and determination of the Golden Eaglets. As happened when both... Read more
FIFA Formally Welcomes Golden Eaglets To Brazil
Five-time World Champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria, have landed in Gioania, Brazil, where they will tackle Hungary at the Estadio Olimpico in the opening game of Group B of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup finals on Saturday. Players and the officials were received by FIFA and local... Read more
Nigeria, Egypt For 2019 ITTF Team World Cup
From Dianabasi Effiong African champions – Nigeria and Egypt – will represent continent at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup holding at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium. The five-day meet, which serves off on November 6 to 10, is a table tennis test event for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to... Read more
FirstBank Georgian Cup Hits The Centenary Mark, A Possible World Record In Sports Sponsorship
Lagos, 11 October 2019, In furtherance of its commitment to the growth and development of sports, nation building and the economy at large, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of the Georgian Cup of the Kaduna Polo Tournament for the 100th consecutive year, possibly the longest... Read more
Rugby: South Africa Crowned Champions, Kenya Book Spots At The Tokyo 2020 Olympics
Kenya managed to book their ticket to the 2020 Olympics as the 2019 Rugby Africa Women’s Sevens comes to an end on its second day MONASTIR, Tunisia, October 14, 2019/ — The second day of the 2019 Rugby Africa ( Women’s Sevenssponsored by Société Générale has come to an end... Read more
Int’l Friendly: Brazil Force Nigeria to 1-1 Draw in Singapore
From Dianabasi Effiong A strong and competent performance by the Super Eagles earned a 1-1 draw against five-time world champions Brazil in a prestige international friendly in Singapore on Sunday. Both teams started with good pace, passion and intensity at the Singapore National Stadium in Kallang and after only... Read more
U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles up against Zambia, Cote d’Ivoire, South Africa
Cup holders Nigeria will battle Cote d’Ivoire, Zambia and South Africa at the group stage of the 3rd U23 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt next month, following the draw held in Alexandria on Wednesday night. All Group B matches will hold at the Al Salam Stadium... Read more
Youngster Hana Goda Makes History In Egypt
At 11 years and 251 days, Hana Goda is already threading a path where her age-mates could not find their feet. Known globally as ‘Egyptian Angel’ because of her talent which has continued to attract attention within and outside Egypt. She is journalists’ delight with her radiant look and... Read more
The city of Tunis in Tunisia will host the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament for the Tokyo 2020. Tunisia was chosen ahead of the Algeria during the 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) held in Rabat, Morocco on Saturday August 25, 2019. 13 delegated... Read more