Friday, September 29, 2023


September 28, 2023

FG rallies support for Victor Osimhen over Napoli’s controversial video

The minister said the incident saddened him and is exploring ways to always ensure Nigerian athletes are treated with dignity.

Victor Osimhen
September 28, 2023

Napoli refuses to apologise to Victor Osimhen, says video calling him ‘coconut head’ joke

“In any case, if Victor perceived any offence towards him, this was not what the club intended,” Napoli said.

Victor Osimhen
September 28, 2023

Osimhen puts social media crisis aside, scores in Napoli game

Osimhen brushed off the scrutiny to end his four-game goal drought with a smart finish in the 39th minute in Naples.

September 27, 2023

Carabao Cup: Man City crash out as Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea advance to fourth round

Meanwhile, Chelsea are also into the fourth round after the Blues pipped Brighton one-nil at Stamford Bridge.

Nicholas Jackson, Reiss Nelson, Diogo Jota and Alexander Isak
September 27, 2023

Nigeria loses bid for AFCON 2027 as Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania secure joint hosting rights

Nigeria’s bid to co-host the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in 2027 with Benin Republic has been unsuccessful.

September 26, 2023

Nigeria will bid to host 2027 AFCON, says sports minister

Sports minister John Owan-Enoh says Nigeria will present a bid to host the 2027 AFCON at the CAF executive committee meeting in Cairo on Wednesday.

September 25, 2023

Berlin Marathon: Ethiopia’s Tigst Assefa breaks women’s world record

The 26-year-old crossed the line in two hours, 11 minutes, and 53 seconds.

Tigst Assefa
September 24, 2023

FG committed to increasing investment in sports development: Minister

He said Tinubu made the right decision in creating a separate ministry for sports.

John Owan-Enoh
September 24, 2023

Ekiti Assembly summons sports council officials over athletes’ ‘shabby outfit’ at sports festival

The assembly directed the officials to appear before its committee as a proactive measure against future occurrence of the situation.

Ekiti State House of Assembly
September 24, 2023

Chelsea crash to 14th on EPL log after loss to Aston Villa as Arsenal draw Tottenham at Emirates

The four-goal thriller game ended 2-2 with both teams sharing points at the Emirates.

Raheem Sterling, Watkins, Bukayo Saka and Son