Category: Sports

June 23, 2019 Sunny David No comments exist

With the round-off of polls and subsequent inauguration of various political offices in Nigeria, the electorate expect their representatives to begin the implementation of various campaign pledges.  One of those to hit the ground running is the Member Representing Anaocha Two Constituency at the Anambra State House of Assembly, Honourable Ejike Okechukwu, who has begun sponsoring…

June 7, 2019 Frederick Odu No comments exist

Nigeria will on Saturdy, June 8, at the Stephen Keshi stadium Asaba, take on Zimbabwe in a friendly match preparatory to the 2019 AFCON tournament. Ahead of the encounter, the Super Eagles had an intense training session on Thursday, June 6, shortly after which four of the team members – Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa, Alex…

June 4, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said a rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in November or December this year. Ruiz produced one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight boxing history to take Joshua’s IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles in New York on Saturday. A rematch clause was part…

June 4, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Joshua’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, has said a rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in November or December this year. Ruiz produced one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight boxing history to take Joshua’s IBF, WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles in New York on Saturday. A rematch clause was part…

June 3, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Supper Eagles captain, Mikel Obi and four other players have arrived in Asaba for preparations for the 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt later in the month. The other players are Leon Balogun, Moses Simon, Jamil Collins and Ola Aina. The Super Eagles are expected to play a friendly match with the Zimbabwean side on Saturday…

June 2, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

Andy Ruiz Jr, Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden New York, recorded an upset knocking down Britain’s Anthony Joshua four times to take the World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organisation titles. Ruiz came into the fight as a massive 20-1 underdog, but won midway into the seventh round when the…

June 2, 2019 uche 3 comments

Liverpool has beaten Tottenham by two goals to nil to win their Sixth European title, overtaking Barcelona and Bayern Munich in the process. Both managers made big calls with the starting line up they named. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp made three changes from the team that beat Barcelona at Anfield with Roberto Firmino coming into…

May 27, 2019 Frederick Odu 1 comment

The Chairman of Delta Force Football Club of Asaba, Mr. Emmanuel Chidi-Okonkwo has, on behalf of the management of the club, appreciated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, the state government, the Executive Chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission, Chief Tonobok Okowa, staff of the State Sports Commission, stakeholders, fans and indeed Deltans for their unflinching support…

May 9, 2019 uche No comments exist

Delta state government has said academic excellence will not be ignored in the quest for the discovery and development of sports talents in primary and secondary schools. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa stated this at the finals of the 2018/2019 Delta State School Sports Festival and the Headmasters Cup held at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba. Nosiere…

May 2, 2019 uche No comments exist

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona take a comfortable 3-0 lead from the UEFA Champions League semi-final’s first leg at Camp Nou on Wednesday night. Luis Suarez had given the home side the lead on the 26th minute when he ran onto Jordi Alba’s pass to steer past Alisson Becker. Liverpool came out smoking in…

April 29, 2019 uche No comments exist

Academic activities at the STARS University, Idumuje Ugboko, in Aniocha north local government area, will commence in the 2019/2020 academic session beginning in September, 2019. The founder and sole financier of the University, Honourable Ned Nwoko, who disclosed this while inspecting work on the project site, directed the contractor handling the development of infrastructure in…

April 28, 2019 uche 1 comment

Barcelona on Saturday clinched their 26th Laliga title against Levante as Lionel Messi’s strike was enough to give the home side a deserved 1-0 win over Moses Simon’s club Levante. Messi’s lone goal in the 62nd minute set a new Laliga record as he becomes the player with the highest number of goals as a…

April 26, 2019 uche No comments exist

The Nigeria Football Federation [NFF] has said Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, deserves commendation for his tremendous support for the development of football in the country. In a letter of appreciation signed by the NFF chairman, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, the national football body stated that Delta State government led by Governor Okowa had booked…