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“Tunisia pitch was small”

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho has said next month's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in Johannesburg on November 17 which would determine who qualifies for the finals of the tournament would be tough. Uzoho hinged his belief on the way the South Africans played the Eagles last year which they won 2-0. “I have never underrated any team because whenever I come against any team I try to be my best, the game against South Africa wouldn’t be an easy nut to crack,” said Uzoho to Brila FM on…

Train crushes Team Nigeria boxer in Lagos

The Nigerian boxing community reacted with shock and sadness on Wednesday to the death of national team middleweight Okosun Godwin in a train accident in Lagos. A close source who would not want too be named said the boxer, who is with the Nigerian Army, was on his way to Myoung Barracks in Yaba on a motorcycle to train for his upcoming fight next when the incident happened on Wednesday morning. Okosun Godwin represented Nigeria at the men’s middleweight division at the 2017 Africa Boxing Championship in Brazzaville,…

Jamilu: Playing for Nigeria has always been my wish

Super Eagles defender, Collins Jamilu has hinted that playing for Nigeria has always been his priority and that the thought of representing another country never crossed his mind. Jamilu played his first game before his countrymen last Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo against the Mediterranean Knights of Libya and he was also dressed in the reverse fixture played in Sfax,Tunisia on Tuesday. The Paderborn of Germany left-back disclosed that he has always considered it an honour to play for Nigeria and…

Golden State Warriors begin NBA season with win

The Golden State Warriors opened their quest for a three-peat by holding off the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-100 on Tuesday night. Steph Curry had 32 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Kevin Durant added 27 points, eight rebounds and six assists, as the Warriors are on the hunt for a three-peat. Golden State needed a strong fourth quarter to win on a festive night after the two-time defending champions received their 2018 rings in a pre-game ceremony shortly before tip-off and began the final season at Oracle Arena…

Sugar Ray Leonard: Joshua-Wilder is a Fight Made in Heaven

 SUGAR RAY LEONARD believes Anthony Joshua’s defining fight would be against Deontay Wilder And the ring great has urged the British heavyweight star to travel across to America to become a global superstar. WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO champion Joshua wants to face WBC title holder Wilder at Wembley in April after their teams failed to agree a deal for them to meet this year. Big-hitting Wilder is now risking his unbeaten record against Tyson Fury on December 1 in LA. But Leonard - ringside for the Joshua’s…

Uzoho not yet Eagles No.1, Rufai insists

Erstwhile Super Eagles goalkeeper Peter Rufai has once again voiced his candid opinion on Francis Uzoho, saying the Elche shot-stopper does not have what it takes to mount the Eagles goal post yet. Rufai told Brila FM on Tuesday after Eagles’ victory over the Mediterranean Knight of Libya in Sfax that the young goalie needs nurturing if he is to make headway in the future. ‘’Uzoho is not good enough to be number one, he’s young and naïve but has lot of time ahead of him in the green and white colours of the…

Barcelona Knocks Diego Maradona for Tongue-lashing Lionel Messi

Barcelona have backed Lionel Messi in his war of words with fellow Argentina legend Diego Maradona. Former Napoli star Maradona launched a scathing attack on Messi, claiming he wouldn't pick him for international duty again, and his leadership skills including the bizarre barb, “he goes to the toilet 20 times before a match.” Messi's family then hit back, with his cousin Maxi Biancucchi branding Maradona "ignorant". The 34 year-old, a professional footballer with second division Paraguayan side Rubio Nu who is…

Ghana 2018: Dennerby invites Oshoala, Oparanozie, Nnadozie, 45 others to camp

Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has invited a total of 29 home –based and 19 overseas – based professionals for the first phase of camping of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, ahead of next month’s 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Ghana. On the list of players who are expected to resume camp at the Jubilee Chalets, Epe, Lagos State on Thursday, 18th October are reigning African Woman Player of the Year Asisat Oshoala, ace forward Desire Oparanozie, goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie and defender…

Akashili eyes FIBA 3×3 African Cup title

Nigeria basketball player Nkechi Akashili who took part in the FIBA Woman ‘s Basketball World Cup held in Tenerife, Spain where she helped Nigeria finish in 8th place has told FIBA.basketball that she is looking forward to bringing her wealth of experience to bear at the 3x3 African Cup to ensure Nigeria emerge champions. The second edition of the continental championship promises to be more exciting and being one of the best three players in the inaugural edition, Akashili insists that the competition would be a lot…
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