Sports

Gambling Online: Halfway Between Chance and Entertainment

There’s perhaps no industry in this world – with a few exceptions – that can be as controversial as online gambling. On one hand, it is a regulated industry, generating millions in tax revenues for the governments that decide to allow it.On the other, it’s a pastime embraced by millions of players all over the

See Sports Journalists As Stakeholders, Sirawoo Advise Administrators

See Sports Journalists As Stakeholders, Sirawoo Advise Administrators

President of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Honour Sirawoo, on Tuesday advised sports administrators in the country to see sports journalists as critical stakeholders in sports development rather than as adversaries. Sirawoo in a press statement signed by the Secretary General of the Association, Olawale Alabi, said, “Nigeria’s march to greatness in sports

NFF To Promote Amuneke’s U-20s To Super Eagles …Begs Nigerians To Forgive Flying Eagles

Some of the Flying Eagles player, who failed to qualify for next year’s U-20 AFCON in Zambia, will be promoted to the Super Eagles squad. Emmanuel Amuneke’s boys lost 4-3 in Lagos last week, despite winning 2-1 in Khartoum and missed out on away goals rule. However, some of the players have impressed enough to

Governor Wike Splashes N7m On Rivers United

Governor Wike Splashes N7m On Rivers United

Gov Wike with former Super Eagles player, Victor Ikpeba and Rivers Sports Commissioner, Boma Iyaye shortly before Rivers United defeated Shooting Stars 2-0 in a NPFL clash monday Rivers State Governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, last Sunday splashed N7million on the state owned Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubside, Rivers United as part of plans to

NFF Continues Super Eagles Foreign Coach Search As Guen Decline Offer

NFF Continues Super Eagles Foreign Coach Search As  Guen Decline Offer

The Nigeria football Federation has resumed it search for foreign manager for the Super Eagles job due to the decline of offer from Coach Paul Le Guen of French, whom was earlier penciled down ahead of others to manage the Super Eagles. Guen could not strike compromise with the NFF on certain conditions he put

No. 1 Field Need NPFL Coaches To Harvest Players

A football enthusiast and grassroots football promoter, Alhaji Alfa has appealed to coaches in the Nigeria Professional Football League to come discover budding hidden footballers from the popular No. 1 Field at No. 1 Bende Street, Old Port Harcourt Township, Rivers State. According to him, No.1 field has the capacity to expose naturally talented young

Sports Wears Marketer Solicit Indigenous Coach To Assist – Guen

Port Harcourt based sports wears marketer, Godwin Olisa has solicited that the Nigeria Football Federation should find the best indigenous coach in the Nigeria Professional Football League to assist French man Paul Le Guen so as to have a good bearing in their work stance as the Eagles to fly to greater height. Olisa made

Royal Woopers Finished 3rd In Nigeria Basketball League

Royal Woopers Finished 3rd In Nigeria Basketball League

The resurrected Royal Woopers Baseketball club of Rivers State has finished 3rd place in the just concluded D.S.T.V Basketball League. It would be recalled that Royal Woopers could not survive the league due to poor financing of the past Rivers State administration and almost also buried and forgotten. But through the doggedness and practical instrumentality

Okagbare Ready To Prove Her Relevance In The Tracks

Okagbare Ready To Prove Her Relevance In The Tracks

Nigeria Queen of the tracks has further giving a warning signal to whoever wants to compete with her to lay claim to the title of the only queen of the tracks in Nigeria for now. Competing at the All Nigeria Athletic meet, she set another record of 11:02 second to claim the 100metres race at

Foreign Coach Won’t Take Bribe Alhaji Alfa

A member of the welfare committee of No. 1 Field Bende Street, Old Port Harcourt Township, Alhaji Alfa believes foreign coach for the Super Eagles would be in the best interest of the players and Nigeria. His reasons, according to him foreign coach will not take bribe before making his team selection hence he is