By Abdulrasheed Adelakun Football SPORTS

NPFL Matchday 12: Enyimba, Kwara Utd, Pillars, others jostle for points to consolidate log positions

Warri Wolves take on Rivers Utd in South-South derby Heartland of Owerri host Dakkada FC in the last match of the round which will be live on TV. It is the Nigeria Professional Football League matchday 12 as teams will put all it takes to consolidate their positions on the table. The big one in Read more

NNL Matchday 3: We’re prepared to pick away points, Gateway FC Coach Busari Boasts ahead of J Atete clash - newsheadline247.com
By Abdulrasheed Adelakun Football SPORTS

NNL Matchday 3: We’re prepared to pick away points, Gateway FC Coach Busari boasts ahead of J Atete clash

The players are in high spirit. They have drawn strength from the hard-fought win over Crown FC Gateway United FC head coach, Hakeem Busari says his side is poised to pick away points ahead of their 2020/21 Nigeria National League (NNL) week 3-midweek encounter against J Atete. The Ogun State-based team are presently placed 10th Read more

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YSFON: Ogun has highly talented young footballers, says Ikhana

For former African Coach of the year, Kadiri Ikhana (MON) says Ogun State abounds with highly talented young footballers after watching a friendly match between youth teams in Abeokuta, the state capital. The ex-Eyinmba manager said he was happy to see young footballers displaying their skills adding that he was lucky to have watched them Read more

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Abeokuta All Stars FC thump OOU side in friendly

Grassroots Football All-Stars Football Club, Abeokuta start their football calendar year on a winning note on Friday at their home ground, MKO Abiola Stadium’s training pitch yesterday when they piped Olabisi Onabanjo University(OOU) Alumni All-Stars 2-nil, in their first friendly match. Both goals were scored in the first half, by the arguable man of the Read more

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All Stars football club of Abeokuta mourns ex-Nigerian international, Yisa Sofoluwe

Sofoluwe, who represented Nigeria between 1983 and 1988, played 40 games for the Green Eagles The untimely demise of one of the best players to have ever represented Nigeria, Yisa Sofoluwe, in the late hours of Tuesday, 9th February 2021 has thrown the Nigerian sports fraternity into confusion and disbelief. Sofoluwe, a rock-solid defender during Read more

News SPORTS

Loss of concentration cost us” says Ogunbote as Sunshine falters in Okigwe

The Chief Coach, Sunshine Stars FC, Gbenga Ogunbote, has said that “loss of concentration” cost them the away game against Abia Warriors in Okigwe, the eighth Week match in the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) Sunshine Stars lost scandalously four goals to nil, a goal each from Fatal Abdullahi and Emmanuel Ugwuka, and a brace Read more

NNL: Gateway Utd strengthen backroom staff as ex-international, Toyin Ayinla, Baruwa others join Club - newsheadline247.com
By Abdulrasheed Adelakun Football SPORTS

NNL: Gateway Utd strengthen backroom staff as ex-international, Toyin Ayinla, Baruwa others join Club

By Abdulrasheed Adelakun Ahead of the February 13th NNL kickoff date, Ogun State’s Gateway United FC has bolstered its backroom staff with the appointment of Toyin Ayinla as Assistant Chief Coach and Tunji Baruwa as Goalkeeper’s trainer. Tunji Baruwa, a former Golden Eaglets Goalkeeper trainer and now with the Future Eagles was the goalkeeper trainer Read more

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2020 Olympics Basketball: D’Tigress to face USA, France, Japan as D’Tigers draw Australia, Others

The wait for D’Tigers’ last two oppositions will finally be over when the OQT comes to an end on the 24th of July. Nigeria’s national female basket team, D’Tigress have been drawn alongside world number one, USA, European powerhouse, France and host- Japan in group B of the women basketball event of the rescheduled Tokyo Read more

By Abdulrasheed Adelakun Football SPORTS

NPFL Matchday 7: No Away Win As Rivers United reclaim top position

Sunshine FC hammer Rangers in Akure 3-1 By Abdulrasheed Adelakun For the first time in the seven-week-old 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League’s season, there was no single away win though two draws were recorded. One of the two goalless draws was in Makurdi where Lobi Stars shared the spoil with Abia Warriors. The draw could Read more