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Our Parents Trained Us to Respect People, Never to Fear-Coach Stephen Keshi’s Brother

Mr Emmanuel Ado brother of Coach Stephen Keshi has made the most impassioned defence of the Super Eagles’ Coach.He said their parents thought them to respect ,but never to fear people.Enjoy his piece below: By Emmanuel Ado It is now public knowledge that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) issued my brother Mr. Stephen Keshi a query, because ‘’somebody’ in the federation leaked the query and the letter ap ...

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Club owners set to takeover NPL

By Raphael Ekpang If the outcome of the meeting of club chairmen/ managers which ended at the early hours of this morning is anything to go by, then the Executive Secretary of the NPL Tunji Babalola and a committee to be set up by the club owners will take over the running of the affairs of the league for the meantime. Hon. Nduka Irabor led League Management Company had purportedly expunged the two privatel ...

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Senate frowns at inadequate budget for National Sports Commission

By Raphael Ekpang The senate committee on sports and youth development in a budget defense on Tuesday frowned at the funds appropriated to the National Sports Commission on capital budget as its said the fund was too small for the commission to complete its ongoing projects. The chairman, Senate Committee On Sports, Senator Adamu Gumba, representating Bauchi South senatorial district said the funds allotted ...

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FIFA VP backs Eagles to fly high in Brazil

By Raphael Ekpang President of the Confederation of Central American and Caribbeans Football Associations (CONCACAF), Mr Jeffrey Webb, on Wednesday expressed belief that the Super Eagles of Nigeria will dazzle the world at the 20th FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil this summer. Captivated and truly bowled over by the confidence, audacious skills and firmness of the Eagles in the friendly against Mexico at the ...

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Kaduna United FC gets new Team Manager,sacks Media Officer

Kaduna State Commissioner for Sports, Hon Bashir Zubair has approved the appointment of Danjuma Shuaibu Jimmy as the new Team Manager of Kaduna United FC. The approval came at the heel of reorganization going on now in the club. Jimmy, the former goalkeeper of Himma FC of Zaria which once represented YSFON in an international football competition told the management of Kaduna United that he accepted the app ...

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U-20 National Team:Garba invites 35 players

By Raphael Ekpang Newly-appointed Head Coach of U-20 National Team, Manu Garba has invited 35 players for screening as he launches the race to get the Flying Eagles to the 2015 African Youth Championship, and subsequently, the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. Nigeria will clash with the winner of the preliminary fixture between Kenya and Tanzania, in the second round of the qualifying series for the Af ...

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Jonathan doles out cash gifts to CHAN Eagles,officials

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday lavished cash gifts on the CHAN Super Eagles for their impressive performance in South Africa.According to the president each player would go home with N1,000,000 ;head coach N1,500.000; the 3 assistant coaches N1,000,000 each; team secretary ,N500,000;team Doctor N500,000; team physiotherapist - N500,000; chief technical officer N500,000; team coordinator N500,000; t ...

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FCT Minister, a sports fan By Muhammad Sule

Since the coming on board of Senator Bala Muhammed CON, as the FCT Minister, sports development in the Federal Capital Territory has witnessed a tremendous breakthrough; especially, in the area of age-grade sports. As Soon as the man who can simply be described as sport-loving Minister took over affairs of the FCT, he made it known to everyone that sport must be given it pride of place hence it’s a veritabl ...

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Decision to hire a technical adviser for Super Eagles is corruption,says Keyamo

Lagos Lawyer,Festus Keyamo has said reports reaching Nigerians that the NFF has decided to hire a foreign “technical assistant” for the Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, to prosecute our World Cup campaign is a decision that is unpatriotic, untenable, illogical and consequently unacceptable to Nigerians. He said Nigerians cannot also be swayed or fooled by the reported decision of the NFF that ...

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NFF to decide Super Eagles’ U.S. camping site Friday

By Raphael Epang The Nigeria Football Association (NFF) says it will on Friday decide which city in the U.S. the Super Eagles will camp in for its preparations for the 2014 World Cup. Ademola Olajire, NFF’s Assistant Director of communication said that the decision was delayed to enable the association’s agent concludes all arrangements. Newsdiaryonline reports that the 2014 FIFA World Cup will hold from Ju ...

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