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Kano Pillars continued their preparations for the new NPFL season with a 3-1 win over FC Hearts at the Area 3 sports ground in Abuja today.
Kano Pillars surrendered three goals lead to bow 4-2 on penalties after a 3-3 draw against Enugu Rangers and head coach Ibrahim Musa attributed the defeat to injuries and loss of concentration.
Enugu Rangers staged the most remarkable comeback to clinch this year’s Aiteo Cup after they fought back from 3-0 down to win a penalty shooutout 4-2 against Kano Pillars in Asaba tonight.
Kano Pillars zoomed into the semi-finals of the Aiteo Federation Cup following a 3-1 win against Enyimba in their quarter-final tie at the Pantanmi Stadium, Gombe.
Lower league clubs J.Atete and Supreme Court FC have eliminated NPFL sides FC Ifeanyiubah and Go Round FC in the Aiteo Cup Round of 32.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have banned Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf for a year and fined $5,000 after he was found guilty of receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as football agents.
Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa believes that the team is not solely dependent on Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leading scorer Junior Lokosa.
The firm exhortation by Nigeria FA boss, Amaju Pinnick, to win the African Nations Championship trophy for President Muhammadu Buhari will be ringing in the ears of the Super Eagles as they file out against host nation Morocco in the Final on Sunday.
Final games in Group C of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) ended yesterday. Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea to top the group whiles Libya sneaked through to the next round after beating Rwanda in a crunch tie.
Several football enthusiasts have hailed the home-based Super Eagles for their victory over Equatorial Guinea, pointing out that the Eagles were gaining confidence with each game.
Equatorial Guinea head coach, Rodolfo Bodipo, has blamed the centre referee, Abou Coulibaly, for their 3-1 loss to Nigeria on Tuesday in Agadir, insisting that the arbiter made two wrong calls in favour of the home-based Super Eagles in the final Group C game at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN).
Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles head coach, Salisu Yusuf, has praised the character of his players after securing quarter-final berth at the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) after coming from a goal down to beat Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in Group C on Tuesday in Agadir.
The home-based Super Eagles on Tuesday whipped Equatorial Guinea 3-1 after coming from behind in Agadir, to advance into the quarter-finals of the 5th African Nations Championship (CHAN) holding in Morocco.
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.
Mikel Arteta is keen to bring the Brazilian to north London from Barcelona, where he is expected to be surplus to requirements once he returns to the Camp Nou from his loan at Bayern Munich.
The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa rose past 30,000 on Saturday, Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize said.
A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party in Ogun State and a former senator representing Ogun East, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has reported some party leaders to the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Ajmee Iliyasu, over alleged plan to invade the party secretariat.
The Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the Power of the Independent National Electoral Commission to deregister political parties which failed to comply with the provisions of the law particularly Section 225 A of the 1999 Constitution as amended.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, have commiserated with the media industry over the passing of Waheed Bakare, the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph.