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Bauchi SWAN condoles with president over father’s death

‘Therefore, we in Bauchi SWAN extend our heartfelt condolences to our dear president, Mr Isaiah Kemje Benjamin and the entire Israel Boyi’s family over the demise of their patriarch’ By Ahmed Ahmed Sport Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Bauchi State chapter, on Monday, commiserated with its President, Isaiah Kemje Benjamin, on the demise of his […]

Provost COE Azare tasks students on sports

Some of the officials at the event. ‘I am very happy to see everyone blooming in the spirit of sports today and an absolute honour to gather this crowd that involves people of great personality, royalty and high caliber.’ By Ahmed Ahmed Provost of  Aminu Saleh College of Education Azare College, Professor Asabe Sadiya Mohammed, […]

NYG: 102 man-contingent to represent Niger in Delta

‘The essence of going to the NYG is not just to participate in sports and win medals, but to inculcate discipline and the acts of leadership in our athletes’ By Mohammed Usman A 102 man-contingent, including 80 athletes and 22 officials, is representing Niger State at the ongoing seventh edition of the National Youth Games […]

Champions League: Manchester City beat Red Star Belgrade 3-2

 Ivan Provedel celebrates after scoring the equaliser. With just seconds remaining, Provedel went up for a late corner and glanced a fine header into the net from Luis Alberto’s cross European Champions, Manchester City, survived Red Star Belgrade’s 45th munite goal to hit back, winning 3-1 in the first leg of the European Champions League […]

Osimhen, 29 others for Ballon d’Or

Osimhen (file photo) ‘Seven Manchester City players are on the 30-man shortlist for the 2023 Ballon d’Or’ Nigerian international and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, is among the 30-man shortlist for the latest edition of Ballon d’Or. Other players in the list, according to BBC, include England’s Jude Bellingham, Bukayo Saka and Harry Kane.  Seven Manchester […]

Amrabat, Bayindir complete Manchester United move

Amrabat ‘Altay is an excellent addition to our squad and adds further quality to our already strong group of experienced goalkeepers’ By Valentine Amanze Moroccan international and Fiorentina defensive mid-fielder, Sofyan Amrabat, has completed a move to Premiership side, Manchester United, on Friday September 1, 2023. – beating the 12pm transfer deadline. His loan deal, […]

Manchester United keeper Onana may miss four Premier League matches

Andre Onana. Photo: Google ‘Onana’s possible return to international duty could be a blow to United ahead of next year’s rescheduled African Cup of Nations tournament in Ivory Coast’ By Valentine Amanze The coast is clear now that Manchester United goalkeeper, Andre Onana, is returning to Cameroon’s national team following invitation by the country’s Football […]

Cote d’Ivoire appoints Drogba as national team manager

Drogba (file photo) ‘The president of the country, Sir Alassane Ouattara, wants to see Cote d’Ivoire players holding the 2026 World Cup title. I will be expelled from my country definitely and my nationality will be withdrawn from me if I do not achieve this goal’ By Valentine Amanze The Cote d’Ivoire Football Association has […]

Varane’s header gives Manchester United three points against Wolves

Varane scores. Photo: Manchester United Newsletter Manchester United 1-0 Wolves Defender Raphael Varane saved the day for Manchester United on the Monday night Premier League match with Wolves. In the game at Old Trafford, where Manchester United forward players failed to find their rythem, Varane and other defenders excelled. The 75th match-winner and also the […]

Uncertain future for Alex Iwobi at Everton

Alex Iwobi (file photo) Often deployed as a right wing back, Iwobi’s work rate and determination endeared him to supporters, while his 99th minute winner against Newcastle United at Goodison Park was the crowning moment of a sensational comeback from a player who had initially struggled to make an impact following his arrival from Arsenal […]