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ABS must step up performance in second stanza

ABS must step up performance in second stanza

With Adebayo Olodan After a long break, it was cheering to see the second round of the 2017 season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) get underway at the weekend. Before the recess, the NPFL had produced some interesting results with many clubs picking up points on the road unlike in seasons past. For […]

Eagles’ Watch: Babatunde back in reckoning as Onuachu, Onyuekuru, others score again!

Eagles’ Watch: Babatunde back in reckoning as Onuachu, Onyuekuru, others score again!

As the season of major leagues in Europe came to a close at the weekend, Super Eagles players put up impressive displays for their respective clubs. Even in less fancied countries, Nigerian players painted the leagues red with goals. Among those that registered their names on the score sheets are; former school boy international, Kelechi […]

Wilfred Ndidi, five breakout stars from 2016/17 Premier League

Wilfred Ndidi, five breakout stars from 2016/17 Premier League

Marcus Rashford and Dele Alli were last year’s breakout stars in the Premier League, but which young players made a name for themselves in 2016/17? Here are five who caught the eye. Wilfred Ndidi: N’Golo Kante’s departure left a gaping hole in Leicester’s midfield, but in Wilfred Ndidi they have unearthed a player capable of […]

Can Joshua excel against Wilder, Tyson?

Can Joshua excel against Wilder, Tyson?

Anthony Joshua’s next three fights are set to be against Wladimir Klitschko, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, Eddie Hearn has revealed. Joshua beat Wladimir Klitschko last month in a record breaking fight in front of 90,000 boxing fans at Wembley to win the IBF, WBA and IBO heavyweight world titles. Now Joshua is looking at […]

Arsenal’s top-four run comes to an end

Arsenal’s top-four run comes to an end

…as Liverpool rout seals Champions League return lexis Sanchez helped 10-man Arsenal to a 3-1 win over Everton but Arsene Wenger’s side missed out on Champions League qualification. Arsenal needed to win on the final day and hope their rivals slipped up, and goals from Hector Bellerin, Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey ensured they held up […]

18 secondary schools jostle for 5th Dkits volleyball championship

18 secondary schools jostle for 5th Dkits volleyball championship

All is now set for the 5th edition of Dkits Kwara State Secondary School volleyball championship, as 18 schools ready to partake in the preliminary stages. According to Kwara Volleyball Coach, Adewale, the preliminaries, which begins on June 6th, 2017 at the state Stadium Complex, Ilorin would court across the 16th Local Government Area of […]

Niger Tailoring zone wins soccer tourney in Asa

Niger Tailoring zone wins soccer tourney in Asa

Niger zone Tailoring chapter, Ilorin has won the maiden edition of Hon. Abdulfatai Okun Ola Yakub Otedola soccer competition played in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State. Niger top the group with four points after the round rubbing game played last week at Ogele Primary School playing ground. Asa zone came second with three […]

NPFL: Aneakwe’s wonder solo goal secure victory for ABS FC

NPFL: Aneakwe’s wonder solo goal secure victory for ABS FC

A wonderful solo efforts from ABS Ilorin FC left back Ebuka Aneakwe secured an emphatic 2-1 victory for the Saraki against the visiting El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri in a week 20 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) played on Sunday at Kwara Stadium, Ilorin. Kehinde Ayinde opened the goal for saraki boys in the […]

Ilorin Golf Club celebrates Gov Ahmed’s SSA, Chief Tolani

Ilorin Golf Club celebrates Gov Ahmed’s SSA, Chief Tolani

By Kayode Adeoti It was all fanfare last Saturday at the Ilorin Golf club as it celebrated its members who marked their birthdays in May. Among those that were celebrated are the Senior Special Adviser to the Kwara state governor, Government House, Ibrahim Kayode Adeyemi and Chief Lamidi Adeshina Tolani. According to Adeyemi, who marked […]

Ayenugba happy to stay in top flight with Asqelon

Ayenugba happy to stay in top flight with Asqelon

Dele Ayenugba has expressed delight after guiding Hapoel Ashqelon to make history by remaining in the Israeli top division for more than a season in club’s history. Ayenugba joined Ashqelon on loan from his parent club, Bnei Yehuda and was impressive in goal as they escape relegation to remain in Super League having never enjoy […]