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Nigeria to host African Fencing Championships

[ad_1] The International Fencing Federation (FIE) has awarded Nigeria the hosting right for the 2018 Junior/Cadet African Fencing Championships. The event, which will take place from February 26 to March 5 at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos has been endorsed by Lagos State, with Governor …

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CHAN 2018: Morocco crush 10 man Nigeria to win competition

[ad_1] Morocco sauntered to a first African Nations Championship title with a 4-0 mauling of Nigeria in Casablanca. Zakaria Hadraf opened the scoring on the brink of half-time, after Banoune and Jbira had combined neatly on the left flank. The Atlas Lions had dominated the first half, with star-man Ayoub …

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Nigeria’s Sports Ministry trims Commonwealth Games’ squad

[ad_1] The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development   has reduced the number of athletes in Nigeria’s camp preparing for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games to ensure that the coaches concentrate on only athletes capable of winning medals. The athletes are camped in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt. According …

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CHAN : Nigeria beat Sudan 1-0, qualify for final

[ad_1] Nigeria set up a final date with host Morocco after a Gabriel Okechukwu a first half strike handed them victory against resilient Sudanon Wednesday in Marrakech. Okechukwu’s 16th minute strike separated the two sides as Nigeria survived onslaughts from the Desert Hawks to reach a first final inthe history …

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CHAN: Nigeria reject Bonuses – Starr Fm

[ad_1] Home-based Super Eagles players have rejected their match bonuses after their  victory  against Angola on Sunday at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Morocco. According to the media officer of the the team Toyin Ibitoye, the players said they wanted to focus on the semi-final clash with Sudan, holding …

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CHAN: Nigeria zoom into semis

[ad_1] Super Eagles team B yesterday zoomed into the semi finals of the ongoing African Nations Championship, CHAN in Morocco at the expense of a rugged Angolan team who led with a second half goal from Vladimir Vá. It took Okechukwu Gabriel extra-time strike to make it 2-1 win at …

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2018 CHAN: Libya,Nigeria reach CHAN quarter-finals

[ad_1] Libya scored three minutes into stoppage time to edge Rwanda 1-0 Tuesday and snatch an African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals place behind Group C winners Nigeria. Relentless Libyan pressure in northern Moroccan city Tangiers finally paid off when substitute Elmutasem Abushnaf swept a low cross into the roof of …

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2018 CHAN: Nigeria Seek Quarter Final Ticket

[ad_1] The Super Eagles Team B will be up against their Equatorial Guinea counterparts in the final group match of the ongoing Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco today. The Super Eagles are joint leaders of Group C alongside Rwanda, who have similar statistics like Nigeria with four points and …

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2018 CHAN: Rwanda Hold Nigeria

[ad_1] Despite dominating the game and creating most of the better opportunities, the Eagles failed to score, hitting the post several times.The Eagles should have taken the lead on nine minutes through Sunday Faleye who was unfortunate to see his header hit the cross bar off a superb cross from Emeka Ogbugh. …

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