The fact that Boko Haram has succeeded in waging war against Nigeria in total violation of the fundamental principles of society means Nigeria security arrangements have failed, and either the personnel are untrained or ill-equipped to meet the present and future threats to Nigeria territorial integrity The perpetual granting of amnesty to people who commit [...]
The 2013 UEFA Champions League final will mean different things to different Nigerians as MasterCard, the official sponsor of UEFA Champions League, has elaborate plans to celebrate the final of Europe’s most lucrative club football competition. In a show of appreciation to Nigerian card holders whose passion for football is very high, MasterCard, the technology [...]
The four Ghanaian members of the Glo Soccer Academy distinguished themselves on Sunday when two of the boys scored four goals in a friendly match between the football Academy of Dubai Sports City and a youth team from another academy in Dubai, Baniyas Real Madrid. The Ghanaian boys who missed the training trip to Manchester [...]
No fewer than 1,000 players were screened in Abuja yesterday in the ongoing MTN Football Scholar Season 3 held at the Area 3 Goal Project Stadium in Abuja. Peculiar People Management Project Head coordinating the MTN Football Scholar programme, Kikelomo Atanda-Owo disclosed that they were happy to see the huge turnout despite the fact that [...]
May 2 (Reuters) – Everton striker Victor Anichebe has asked Nigeria not to consider him for next month’s Confederation Cup in Brazil because he wants to rest after the rigours of the English season. Anichebe told the BBC in an interview he has put his international career on hold “so he can manage his body [...]
THE first university graduate to play for the then Green Eagles, Dr. John Oganwu, has donated N2 million to enable the Delta State FA stage a primary school football competition. The winner of the competition will participate in the annual Channels TV Kids Cup tournament in Lagos. Oganwu, who hails from Illah, the home town [...]
by Ojeikere Aikhoje 07 May 2013, 08:25 <!– –> <!– Fantasy Store –> The best of football and music were showcased by the Delta State Football Association as the final of the 2013 Delta State Federation Cup was decided at the Warri City Stadium on Sunday. Sponsored by ECOBANK Nigeria Limited and supported by several [...]
The Warri City Stadium will wear a carnival-like atmosphere as football and music will hold sway, come Sunday 5th May, during the final of the Delta State Federations Cup. The Federations Cup which before now was known as the Challenge Cup, is the most glamorous and protected tournament in the calendar of the Delta State [...]
Mexican national team coach Jose Manuel “Chepo” De La Torre and Texans quarterback Matt Schaub exchanged jerseys Monday afternoon at Reliant Stadium after a press conference to announce El Tri’s May 31 match against Nigeria at Reliant Stadium. De La Torre, who wore No. 8 during his career, says Mexico will use the Nigeria friendly [...]
Emmanuel Bishop Amakiri, proprietor of the Amakson Soccer Academy based in Abuja, has averred that he set up the outfit not as an instrument to exploit the youth but in pursuant of his dream to produce talents who will replicate the soccer artistry of former national football stars like Emmanuel Amunike, Dan Amokachi, Finidi George, [...]
Football was always a passion for Enterprise senior Tre’Von McNeal, but he wasn’t sure if it was the right fit for him to continue playing in high school. When Enterprise football coach David Faulkner became the head coach, he knew McNeal was just what the Wildcats needed on their team. “Tre’Von was a guy that [...]
Canterbury versatile athlete Matthew Wylie will continue to play football at the next level. Wylie, who played quarterback, linerbacker and kicker for the Crusaders, committed to Delta State. He picked the Division II program over Mt. Union and Baldwin Wallace. A member of the National Honor Society, Wylie rarely left the football field the past [...]
TWO ex-internationals, Davidson Owumi and John Omughele are happy with the quality of football displayed by the various schools in the zonal elimination of the on-going Delta State Governor’s Cup soccer competition. Owumi and Omughele, products of school football in the old Bendel State, are members of the Technical Study Group (TSG) set up by [...]
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has challenged the various local football leagues to produce more heroes and stars in the mould of Super Eagles’ Cup of Nations stars Sunday Mba and Godfrey Oboabona. NFF President, Aminu Maigari made the call while declaring open the Nigeria Nation-Wide League Congress in Abuja. “The Leagues have the responsibility [...]
Delta State has hired Todd Cooley as its new football coach He replaces Jamey Chadwell, who resigned on Jan. 17 after one season as coach. The Statesmen were 3-7 in 2012. Known as one of the top offensive coordinators in the country, Cooley brings his high-octane system to Delta State after serving as the offensive [...]
Team Lagos Can Not Intimidate Edo State Published on December 3, 2012 by pmnews · No Comments Adeleke Safiat scored four goals, as Edo State ran riot against Team Kaduna State in a female football event of the ongoing National Sports Festival. After their game at the Agege Stadium on Sunday, Safiat spoke to ADEBOBOLA [...]
National Sports Festival: Team Delta Eye Football Gold Published on November 27, 2012 by pmnews · No Comments Chief Coach of Delta State male football team, Ikpahwore Kenneth has stated that their aim is to win the gold medal of the football event. Delta kicked off their quest with three bonus points on Monday at [...]
[New Era]Windhoek -The Council of Southern African Football Associations (Cosafa) remains committed to the development of football in the region, despite the fact that the annual Cosafa Under-20 Championships will not be staged this year.
[SAFA]Banyana Banyana’s highly successful 2012 international football campaign has set the scene for a new era in South African women’s football and the race for places in the South African national women’s team is tougher than ever.
[This Day]Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, believes that the senior Nigerian football team has evolved from ‘Work in Progress’ to the one that can be relied upon to deliver the aspirations of football-loving compatriots.
[CAF]The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Mr. Issa Hayatou has put the blame on CECAFA region members for failure to bid for hosting big tournaments like nations Cup and other tournaments under the CAF jurisdiction.