Iheanacho Shares Touching Story Of How He Used To Beg

Iheanacho Shares Touching Story Of How He Used To Beg

19-year-old Kelechi Iheanacho has disclosed how he begged and sneaked into viewing centres in Nigeria just to watch the English Premier League as a child. The Manchester City striker endured a very difficult childhood in his home country, but now serves as a hero figure for kids who are eager to catch a glimpse of…

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Nigerian Striker Of Igbo Roots Condemns ManUtd To 11th Defeat

Nigerian Striker Of Igbo Roots Condemns ManUtd To 11th Defeat

Midtjylland forward Ebere Paul Onuachu, 21 years old,  scored the winner against Manchester United, in the first leg of their Europa league tie on Thursday, February 18, night. The Nigerian lad who has become a global celebrity for compounding the woes of Louis van Gaal’s team, said his team  expected a much stronger United side to arrive…

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I Was Treated Like A Criminal – Emenike On His 4 Nights In Jail

I Was Treated Like A Criminal – Emenike On His 4 Nights In Jail

The former Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Emenike has addressed the match-fixing allegations that saw him spent four nights in prison in 2011. The 28-year-old was wrongly accused of pretending to be injured in order to miss a title-deciding match during his spell with Turkish side Karabukspor Injured Emenike missed a key Turkish league game against…

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I Opened The Door For African Talents In EPL – Kanu

I Opened The Door For African Talents In EPL – Kanu

Today in history saw former super eagles striker Nwankwo Kanu signed by Arsenal in 1999. He went on to win two Premier League trophies and two FA Cups during his five-year with the Gunners. Kanu Nwankwo scored 44 goals in 198 matches. Goal notes that February 18 marks his 17th anniversary of signing for the…

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Mikel Set To Break Kanu’s Champions League Record

Mikel Set To Break Kanu’s Champions League Record

Super Eagles midfielder John Mikel Obi could become the Nigerian with the highest number of appearances in the Champions League, if Chelsea go past the quarter-finals of the competition this season. The midfielder has 56 appearances so far, four matches behind Nwankwo Kanu, who has 60. Since moving to Stamford Bridge in 2006, Mikel Obi…

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CAF Champions League: Enyimba Lose First Continental Game

CAF Champions League: Enyimba Lose First Continental Game

Champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Enyimba FC have lost the first leg of its CAF Champions League preliminary match against Vipers SC of Uganda. The game which was played on Friday afternoon, February 12 at the  Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium, Kampala (UGA) saw Enyimba going down 1-0 to their counterpart as Erisa Sekisambu  goal in…

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Peter Okoye Visits Mikel In London (PHOTOS)

Peter Okoye Visits Mikel In London (PHOTOS)

Peter Okoye, the older of the P-Square twin brothers was spotted with Super Eagles and Chelsea FC midfielder Mikel Obi at Stamford bridge. According to reports, Peter was in West London to watch the epic match between Chelsea and Manchester United, a game which ended 1 – 1 on Sunday February 7. Soon after the…

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MEET The Two Nigerians Who Made History In The NBA With The Golden State Warriors

MEET The Two Nigerians Who Made History In The NBA With The Golden State Warriors

Two Nigerian nationals, Festus Ifeanyi Ezeli and Andre Iguodala made NBA history on Tuesday night with the Golden State Warriors after they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2015 NBA Championship title. Ezeli (25) who was born to Nigerian parents in Benin City and grew up there came out big in the third quarter of…

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Mikel, Song to do battle on Boxing Day

Mikel, Song to do battle on Boxing Day

African stars Daifra Sakho and Alex Song will come face to face with Nige­ria’s Mikel Obi when West Ham face Chelsea on Boxing Day. But, according to West Ham striker Andy Car­roll, their manager Sam Allardyce knows how to beat top managers in the English Premier League. Facing Jose Mourinho is a daunting task, but…

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Read Gov. Obiano’s Full Speech as 8th Anambra Sports Festival Kicks-Off

Read Gov. Obiano’s Full Speech as 8th Anambra Sports Festival Kicks-Off

The 8th Edition of Anambra State Sports Festival commenced today. This is the first version of the state-wide sports competition under the new administration of Willie Obiano.  #TeamObiano. Gov Obiano during the kick off ceremony at Rojenny International Stadium, Oba declared a new era for sports development in the State. Read the Governor's Speech...  …

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