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Elegbeleye 3-man Committee: Sunshine to unveil Eguavoen as coach

Elegbeleye 3-man Committee: Sunshine to unveil Eguavoen as coach

Plans have been concluded by the Otunba Gbenga Elegbeleye led three-man Committee set up by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to re-organized and reposition sports in the state to unveil former Super Eagles Chief Coach Austin Eguavoen as the new Technical Adviser of Sunshine Stars Football Club in Akure on Tuesday.   SportingLife gathered

CAA President visits Nigeria to discuss 2018 African Senior Athletics Championships

The President, Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba, will arrive in Nigeria on Monday for a three-day working visit to discuss the country’s hosting of the African Senior Athletics Championships. Kalkaba will be welcomed by Habu Gumel, the President, Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) and Solomon Ogba, the President of the Athletics Federations of Nigeria

Nadal, Federer set up California clash with wins

Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal powered to third-round wins at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Tuesday to set up a mouth-watering rematch of their recent Australian Open final. Fifth seed Nadal defeated fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco 6-3 7-5, while ninth seed Federer served impeccably to get past American Stevie Johnson 7-6(3) 7-6(4)

FA CUP: Chelsea, Man Utd in Grudge Q’ final Clash Tonight

The team to join the trio of Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup semi finals will be decided tonight at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea host their bitter rivals, Manchester United. This is easily the final before the final and the potentially the most explosive and competitive of the four quarter finals

Plot to stop Lagos’ takeover of National Stadium thickens

A legal obstacle to stop Lagos State’s plan to save the National Stadium is being planned, The Nation has learnt. A motion to stop the takeover of the troubled national edifice in Surulere, Lagos mainland by the state government may be moved at the House of Representatives today, sources said. Some “powerful interests” are believed

Ambode: We Are Set To Take Over National Stadium Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has indicated his government’s readiness to take over the management of the National Stadium in Surulere.  Mr Ambode made this known in Lagos on Wednesday during an inspection tour of the facility, in company of the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung. The governor said his decision was necessitated by the

British-born Nigerian female footballer scores 14 goals in one match

                      A young Nigerian female footballer, Rinsola Babajide, who plies her trade in England, was delighted to open her goalscoring for new club, Watford Ladies during the week following her transfer from Millwall Lionesses. The 18-year-old Babajide needed only two minutes to open scoring for the

Lagos City Marathon: Ambode picks Feb 10 2018 for 3rd edition

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has picked February 10, 2018 to hold  the third edition of the Access Bank Lagos City  Marathon. The yearly event which has continued to attract many participants all over the world according to the consultant of the race, Bukola Olapade will see new innovations being introduced in the next edition. In the same