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Amapakabo names Ezenwa, 19 others for Togo

Coach Imama Amapakabo has named the 20 players who will fly Nigeria’s flag at Sunday’s African Nations Championship qualifying match against Togo in Lome. First choice in goal Adamu Abubakar is joined by Super Eagles’ goaltender Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Enyimba’s Theophilus Afelokhai, as well as defenders Olisah Ndah, John Lazarus, Etboy Akpan and Ebube Duru. There are

Tornadoes are 2019 Gold Cup champs

Niger Tornadoes are champions of the Ogunjobi Gold Cup tournament after they defeated Cup holders, Sunshine Stars 2-1 at the Kwara State Stadium in llorin. It was a game of two halves as the Ikon Allah Boys came from behind to hand the Owena Whales the blues in the second stanza of the game as

Falode thumbs up Falconets for AAG gold

Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) chairperson, Aisha Falode has congratulated the Nigeria’s Falconets for winning the gold medal in the women's football event of the 12th All Africa Games in Morocco. Falode commended the players and officials, who were one hundred percent products of the Nigeria Women Football League, for doing the country proud, winning the

Aruna Quadri lifts less -privilege in Lagos

Just like he did in 2018, Aruna Quadri takes his good gesture to a Lagos-based Children's Hospice. Aruna Quadri was accompanied by his wife, Ganiyat to the home and he donated food items and other materials to support the home. An official of Hearts of Gold Children's Hospice based in the heart

Aruna Quadri escapes

Tournament’s number one seed, Aruna Quadri of Nigeria, wriggled himself out of an early shock exit in the second round of the championship on Friday August 9, which loomed over him as he rallied from behind to beat Belgian teenager, Devos Lauren, 4-3 in the men's singles of the 2019

Big Guns Take Stage at Nigeria Open

Top seeds in the men and women singles will take to the table on Friday August 9, 2019, as the main draw of the 2019 ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open enters the third day – after the preliminaries in which unseeded players slugged it out to eliminate each other for

We’re committed to Nigeria Open, Sanwo-Olu assures ITTF

Lagos State Governor,   Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that sport is a key to youth development while also reaffirming the state's commitment to the annual ITTF Challenge Plus Nigeria Open. Receiving the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) delegation led by its Executive Vice President, Dr. Alaa Meshref, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the hosting

Assar, Meshref win 2019 ITTF Africa Cup

Egypt's duo of Omar Assar and Dina Meshref were crowned the champions of the 2019 ITTF Africa Cup concluded at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. Assar, who is tournament's no.3 seed, accounted for the host nation favourite, Aruna Quadri, the top seed (11-6, 11-8, 8-11, 11-7,

We’ll continue to raise the bar – NTTF

with the staging of the 2019 ITTF Africa Cup, the President of the Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF), Engr Ishaku Tikon has said that Nigeria would continue to raise the standard of table tennis with the hosting of major competitions in Africa. Nigeria is hosting the African Club, Championships, ITTF Africa