Obaseki hails 17-yr-old Georgia Oboh on first pro golf title...

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has hailed 17-year-old golf prodigy, Georgia Oboh, on her triumph in the Cote d’Ivoire Open title, her first professional trophy. Continue reading Obaseki hails 17-yr-old Georgia Oboh on first pro golf title win at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

National Sports Festival: Dalung meets Buhari, seeks N1.3bn…

Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari, to seek his intervention in providing the N1.3 billion needed for hosting the National Sports Festival in Abuja next month. Continue reading National Sports Festival: Dalung meets Buhari, seeks N1.3bn at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

Why Nigerian footballers fail trials abroad — Coach…

 A Coach and Assistant Chairman, Surulere Super League, Akeem Shira, on Monday said that some Nigerian footballers fail in their trials abroad because they were not playing in competitive leagues. Continue reading Why Nigerian footballers fail trials abroad — Coach at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

Delta: Obasanjo commissions Stephen Keshi Stadium…

AMIDST pomp and pageantry, former President Olusegun Obsasanjo on Monday commissioned the 23, 000 capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Continue reading Delta: Obasanjo commissions Stephen Keshi Stadium at Vanguard News Nigeria. Visit the newspaper for this and other news

Uganda arrive Asaba for Int’l friendly against Nigeria…

Players and officials of Uganda arrived in Lagos early Monday morning, and will depart this afternoon for Asaba, Delta State ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly game against Nigeria billed for the Stephen Keshi International Stadium. Both teams booked their place in in the 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations tournament in Cameroon last Saturday The Super…

NFF thanks Aiteo Founder, Benedict Peters, for Super Eagles’ qualification...

Following the qualifications of the Super Eagles yesterday for the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Cameroon after two previous failed attempts, there have been positive remarks and commendations for Benedict Peters, the man, whose energy company, Aiteo Group has powered Nigerian football in recent times. Continue reading NFF thanks Aiteo Founder, Benedict Peters, for…

It means so much to beat 2 tennis greats back...

NAN Germany’s Alexander Zverev described his ATP Finals title win on Sunday as “astonishing”, after beating Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic in consecutive days without losing a set. Just as against Swiss 20-time Grand Slam champion Federer in Saturday’s semi-final, the 21-year-old produced a dashing display of power and guile to stun the in-form Djokovic…

Mahrez brace books Algeria’s place at 2019 AFCON finals…

NAN Riyad Mahrez scored two stunning goals as former winners Algeria qualified for next year’s African Nations Cup finals on Sunday, with Guinea, Mauritania and the Ivory Coast also sealing their places. Mahrez struck twice in the opening half hour as Algeria, who won the continental title in 1990, sped into a three-goal lead away…

Wolves defender Jonny injures knee in action for Spain…

NAN Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Spanish defender, Jonny Otto, could be set for a long spell on the sidelines after injuring knee ligaments in Spain’s international friendly with Bosnia on Sunday. Otto, who has started all 12 of Wolves’ games in the Premier League this season was forced off early in the second half of Spain’s 1-0…

South Africa’s Banyana Humbles Falcons In AWCON Opener…

SAN FRANCISCO, November 19, (THEWILL) – Thembi Kgatlana scored a superb goal as South Africa got their African Women’s Cup of Nations campaign off to a dream start with a 1-0 victory over defending champions on Sunday in Cape Coast‚ Ghana. The decisive moment in the match came five minutes from the end when Kgatlana‚ sent…

Pinnick lauds FIFA for approving Keshi Stadium for Int’l matches…

Paul Osuyi, Asaba President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Pinnick, has lauded the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) for approving the 25,000 capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State for international football matches. Pinnick who spoke on Sunday after alighting from South Africa alongside other members of the Super Eagles, from South…

England Coach Southgate Charges Players On Improvement…

England’s manager Gareth Southgate (C) talks to England’s defender John Stones (L) and England’s defender Kyle Walker during an open training session at St George’s Park in Burton-on-Trent, central England on September 4, 2018, ahead of their international friendly football match against Spain on September 8. Paul ELLIS / AFP   Gareth Southgate has challenged…