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D’Tigress took a bold step to pick a ticket to the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in 2020 after beating host- Mozambique 57-48 points to go top of group A.
Olympic Eagles defender Valentine Ozornwafor has hinted that the Imama Amapakabo-led Dream Team VII side will treat their last Group B clash against South Africa like a Cup final.
Nigeria U-23 team must not lose in their third Group B game against South Africa in their 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations at the Al Salam in Cairo, Egypt.
Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Imama Amapakabo, says the Olympic Eagles must get the desired result against South Africa, admitting that it has been tough for the team at the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Olympic Eagles captain Azubuike Okechukwu has reacted after helping Nigeria U23 to beat to Zambia 3-1 in their second Group B game at the Al Salam Stadium on Tuesday night.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday.
Watford midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru says he has dreams of emulating Austin Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu as he looks forward to tonight’s AFCON U-23 group B clash against the Young Chipopolo of Zambia at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo.
Zambia Under-23 coach Beston Chambeshi is afraid of playing against Nigeria’s Under-23 team, despite Olympic Eagles first game loss to the junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire.
D’Tigress camp came alive on Sunday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to 17.
Former Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby was on Saturday appointed head coach of the Indian U-17 women’s team.
Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare, revealed that the International Olympics Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach’s visit to the country will help re-emphasize that Nigeria is highly respected in sports among the comity of nations.
Nigeria’s women basketball team, D’Tigress, have been ranked the 16th best team in the world and first in Africa according to the latest FIBA ranking released on Friday.
The participation of Team Nigeria in the Tokyo Japan 2020 Olympics received a major boost on Tuesday with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and Kisarazu City, Japan for a pretournament camping.
If the 2020 budgetary allocation is properly implemented, there are strong indications of possible return of sporting activities at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos and the Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja, as the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has set aside a staggering N279 million for the maintenance and upgrade of the facilities at the two edifices in next year’s annual budget.
Ghana coach Ibrahim Tanko has stated his outfit are not lost on the battle ahead as the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations (Afcon) beckons.
Kelechi Nwakali says the Olympic Eagles are in Egypt to successfully defend the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations title Nigeria won in Senegal four years ago.
Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.
The New HIV and Vaccine Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Wednesday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to reduce the age of access for both Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV testing services to 14 years.
The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.
The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday said the genuflections of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu of Edo State to Kogi State electorate on Friday on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello have come too late.
Liverpool have bought the house Jurgen Klopp was renting from Brendan Rogers and are allowing the Reds boss to live there rent free, it has been reported.
Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 World Cup for a fourth time.
An NGO, Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), has urged media practitioners to advocate for the adoption of family planning methods for healthier and productive families.