ZENITH BANK CELEBRATES D’TIGRESS ON BACK-TO-BACK AFROBASKET CHAMPIONSHIP VICTORY

Zenith Bank Plc, the sole sponsor of the Nigerian Female Basketball League has hailed the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress, for emerging champions of the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, defeating the host nation 60-55 points in the final match to retain the coveted trophy. Speaking on the success of the team at the championship, the Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu commended the team for… Continue Reading

Zenith Bank Hails D’Tigress On Quarter-Final Qualification

Zenith Bank Plc, the sole sponsor of the Nigerian Female Basketball League has hailed the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress for their exploits at the ongoing FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal. Speaking on the progress of the team to the quarterfinal stage of the competition, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu commended the team for their hard work, dedication and team spirit, and urged them to go all… Continue Reading

Genesis Global Football Academy Players Leave Nigeria for UK Tourney

Players and managers of Genesis Global Football Academy have left the shores of Nigeria for the United Kingdom to participate in an English tourney. Prophet Israel Oladele Ogundipe, Shepherd in charge of Celestial Church of Christ, Genesis Global made the announcement on during a service of the church on Tuesday. He gave thanks and honour to God for blessing his football academy with U.K visa thereby enabling Genesis Football Team… Continue Reading

ZENITH BANK HAILS EAGLES, CHARGES TEAM TO GO FOR TROPHY

One of the major sponsors of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Zenith Bank, has commended the Super Eagles for their exploits so far in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) taking place in Egypt. Super Eagles won two games 1-0 respectively against Burundi and Guinea in the preliminary stage to book a passage to the last 16 where they defeated Cameroon 3-2 in a keenly contested encounter. In the… Continue Reading

GTBank Sponsors 2019 Lagos International Polo Tournament

Some of the most renowned indigenous and international polo teams are set to convene in Lagos, Nigeria to compete for highly coveted trophies in the 2019 Lagos Int’l Polo Tournament. Sponsored by leading African Financial Institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc. This year’s competition will begin on March 13, 2019 and will see both Nigerian and foreign teams compete in five main cups, namely; the Silver Cup, Open Cup, Oba of… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Former NFF secretary general, Taiwo Ogunjobi, is dead

Former Nigerian football administrator, Taiwo Ogunjobi, has died, his death was confirmed by his media aide, Tunde Shamsudeen, during an interview with Brila.net on Monday morning. A former footballer, Mr. Ogunjobi made his name with WNDC (now Shooting Stars Sports Club.) He was a one-time General Secretary of thde Nigeria Football Federation. Ogunjobi passed on at the University College Hospital (UCH) in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Monday.

Falz, KCEE, Mayokun, Kaffy, Others, to Thrill Enthusiasts at First African Freestyle Football Championship in Lagos

Feet and Tricks International, organisers of the first ever African Football Freestyle Championship in Africa have assured participants, stakeholders and ardent followers of the sport, that the first ever Championship in Africa scheduled to hold on September 13th -15th, 2018 at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos will be one to remember for a long time. This according to the organisers will have all the trappings of… Continue Reading

GTBank – Lagos State Principals Cup Season 9 Enters Group Stage

The draws for the 2018 Principals Cup football competition held at the Corporate Head Office of Guaranty Trust Bank on Thursday 31st May 2018. The season began on April 17, 2018 with zonal preliminaries which featured 594 Teams from 335 Schools in the male and female categories. The competition is open to Schools from the 6 educational districts in Lagos State. A total of 586 matches were played during the… Continue Reading

BREAKING: Former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi dies at 54

The Former Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, is dead. A tweet on the Nigeria Football Federation’s handle, @thenff, says the legend died in the early hours of Wednesday. The former international football player and coach, lost his wife, Kate, last year after a prolonged battle with cancer. Keshi has coached the national teams of Togo and Mali, qualifying the former to the 2006 FIFA World Cup. In his last job… Continue Reading

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini banned from football for eight years by Fifa

Sepp Blatter and the longtime Fifa president’s one-time heir apparent, Michel Platini, have been banned from football for eight years, ending the career of the former and definitively derailing the vaulting ambitions of the latter. The Fifa ethics committee, chaired by the German judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, has ruled that both men should be banned despite their protestations that they did nothing wrong when Blatter paid the Uefa president 2m Swiss… Continue Reading

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