Category: Sport News

Access Bank Lagos city marathon: Kenya, Ethiopia Ruin Nigeria hopes

Despite the efforts of Nigerians to emerge overall winners of the Access Bank Lagos city marathon on Saturday, Kenyans and Ethiopians ended up emerging winners in both the male and female categories. A Kenya-born France’s Abraham Kiprotich was the first to get to the finish line after having run the 42km for 2:13:04. Kiboss Ronny,…

Baru Says Sports Aid Productivity, Service Delivery

…As Lagos Wins 11th NNPC Sports Fiesta GMD NNPC, DrMaikantiBaru, presents a soccer trophy to the captain of the victorious NNPC Benin Zone Team, Mr. Ganiyu Olayiwola Razak, during the 11th NNPC Sports Fiesta held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, yesterday.Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has…

WGB Lauds 20th Agege Elephant Cup

One of the fledgling sport-betting companies,Winners Golden Bet,WGB is not relenting its massive support to the development grassroots football in Lagos, Nigeria. On Friday, 5th January 2018 at the sprawling palace of Ologba of Ogbaland, Ogba Ashade, Agege,Sarafina, FC defeated Unique FC of Agege 3-1 to reclaim the Renew-WGB Elephant Cup. The defending champion went two goals ahead within…

Gabon 2018: Nigeria Releases Players List

Three professionals and 13 home-based players have made the final list to the 2018 Nations Cup for men, which takes place in Gabon from January 17 to 28. The three professionals are Adamolugbe Oladunjoye (Qatar), Ani Obinna (Morocco) and Kalu Philip (Israel). The home-based players are Joseph Udale, Adamu Aminu, Ogedegbe Chris, Amadi Emmanuel, Samuel…

OONI  THROWS WEIGHT BEHIND ILE IFE HERITAGE MARATHON

 L-R: Commissioner for Sports, Osun State, Mr. Biyi Odunlade; Race Director, Ile Ife Heritage Marathon, Mrs. Adedayo Akinbode; and Chairman, Osun State Athletic Association, Mr. Ademola Adigun, during a press conference on the Ile Ife Heritage Marathon in Osogbo, Osun State … on Thursday. The ancient City of Ile Ife, South-Western State of Osun, Nigeria…