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Nigeria Wins Swimming Championship

Nigeria on Sunday swept the medals table to emerge winner of the 2nd Africa Zone 2 Junior Swimming Championship at the newly refurbished National Stadium Swimming Pool. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria won 26 gold, 35 silver and 26 bronze medals, winning a total of 87 …

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Tennis: Croatian duo win doubles at Lagos Governor’s Cup

After winning the first leg men’s doubles, the duo of Ivan and Matej Sabanov from Croatia defied all odds to claim the title again in the second leg of the 17th Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Championship. The competition ended Saturday at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan. In the final …

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NFF plans to spend N6.4 billion in 2018

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has announced that its total budget for 2018 activities is N6.4 billion (N6,382,500,310). This was part of the decision reached by the General Assembly of the NFF in Jos on Thursday. “The General Assembly approved the NFF Financial Statement for the year 2016 and the …

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Kanu launches ‘Africa’s largest N1 billion’ lotto

Kanu launches ‘Africa’s largest N1 billion’ lotto

Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation, KHF, and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja, according to a statement. The KHF lotto offers a jackpot starting at N1 billion and will be run …

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Rohr may take Enyeama to 2018 World Cup

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has hinted that Vincent Enyeama could be in his squad to the 2018 World Cup. Enyeama has been on exile from the team, after a row with former coach, Sunday Oliseh. It led to the former Lille stopper losing the captain’s armband …

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Loss to South Africa woke us up – Super Eagles Coach Rohr

A Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, has expressed pleasure working with the Super Eagles, following the three-time African champion’s qualification for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia …

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