Oyo Unity Cup SD 2019 Rescheduled

Oyo Unity Cup SD 2019 Rescheduled

The Oyo Unity Cup SD 2019, Sponsored by the Honourable Minister Of Youth And Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare earlier scheduled to kick off this month has been postponed. According to the organisers, the postponement is to give room for proper preparation towards making the tournament a unique one. A Statement signed by Shittu Olaitan, Project Director, Oyo unity cup SD 2019, says the new date for the commencement of the tournament is January 26th…

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ONDO: NBA narrowly Beats NUJ Pen Pushers in Novelty Match

ONDO: NBA narrowly Beats NUJ Pen Pushers in Novelty Match

By: Oluwatosin Adesola The Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ Team) yesterday narrowly lost 1-0 to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA Akure Branch Team) in a highly entertaining Novelty football match. The NBA team scored the lone goal in the second half of highly explosive match that was played at Ondo state Sports Complex, Akure. The game was part of activities lined-up for the 2019 Bar Week of the Association. Both teams paraded highly rated players…

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Sunshine Stars, Sunshine Queens Players Protest, disrupt Training in Akure

Sunshine Stars, Sunshine Queens Players Protest, disrupt Training in Akure

By: SUNSHINETRUTH The usual training session of sunshine stars football club of Akure was on Tuesday morning halted by angered former players of Sunshine Stars and Sunshine Queens who staged a peaceful protest to press for the payment of their sign-on fee by the Ondo state football agency, ODSFA. The players who trooped out in their numbers displayed placards with inscriptions such as “PAY US OUR MONEY” ,”WE ARE TIRED” among others. They also threatened…

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Ondo NUJ 2019 Press Week In-door Games Kick off Today

Ondo NUJ 2019 Press Week  In-door Games Kick off Today

*UPDATE!! IT’LL START TODAY* NOTICE! NOTICE!! NOTICE!!! 2019 PRESS WEEK INTER-CHAPELS GAMES The 2019 Press Week Committee of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Ondo State Council hereby calls for submission of THREE names from our Chapels for the sporting activities as part of the press week celebration. The following Chapels are expected to submit the names on or before Wednesday 13 November, 2019; 1. NTA 2. FRCN 3. Adaba FM 4. LG Information 5….

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We’ll soon produce Star footballers —OSOPADEC Boss assures SWAN

We’ll soon produce Star footballers —OSOPADEC Boss assures SWAN

The Chairman of Ondo State Oil Producing Area Development Commission (OSOPADEC), Hon Olugbenga Edema has said that the commission was developing sports in its mandate area to curb youth restiveness. Edema stated this when the executives of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN),Ondo State Chapter paid him a courtesy visit on Thursday in Akure. The chairman said that incidents of kidnapping and restiveness had reduced in the area because the present government was giving attention…

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U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets Stage Comeback in Opener

U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets Stage Comeback in Opener

By: SUNSHINETRUTH Nigeria U17 4-2 Hungary U17: Golden Eaglets last night staged dramatic comeback in the 2019 World Cup opener. Coach Manu Garba’s boys showed resilience to earn their first win at the 2019 Fifa U17 World Cup that kicked off on yesterday in Brazil with three quick-fire goals in the second half Nigeria, a five time champions of the tournament, staged a dramatic comeback to defeat Hungary 4-2 in their first Group B fixture…

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Brazil 1-1 Nigeria: It’s like Victory for Super Eagles —Ex-Player

Brazil 1-1 Nigeria: It’s like Victory for Super Eagles —Ex-Player

By: SUNSHINETRUTH A bright and entertaining friendly at Singapore’s National Stadium ended all square as Brazil and Nigeria played out a 1-1 draw. The Super Eagles took the lead against the run of play with Glasgow Rangers striker Aribo quick to react in the Brazil box lashing home in the 35th minute as Marquinhos dawdled. Brazil were soon level shortly after the interval when Casemiro stabbed home the rebound after Maquinhos had headed off the…

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Chelsea, Man United, Arsenal, Liverpool to Clash in CARABAO CUP

Chelsea, Man United, Arsenal, Liverpool to Clash in CARABAO CUP

Liverpool will host Arsenal in the standout tie of the Carabao Cup fourth round. The draws were conducted on Wednesday night, immediately after the third-round fixtures were completed. The Reds saw MK Dons Oxford 2-0, while the Gunners hammered Nottingham Forest 5-0 on Tuesday. In the other games, Manchester City welcome Southampton, Everton clash with Watford and Chelsea take on Manchester United. Carabao Cup fourth round in full: Everton vs Watford Aston Villa vs Wolves…

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Man City, PSG break Football Transfer Record, hit €1Billion

Man City, PSG break Football Transfer Record, hit €1Billion

Manchester City Become First Club Ever to Assemble €1bn Squad After Summer Transfer Window Manchester City’s summer business made them the first team of all time to assemble a billion-euro squad. Pep Guardiola’s current crop cost the club a combined £906m (€1.014bn) in transfer fees, with Joao Cancelo’s summer arrival from Juventus bringing up the ten-figure total. Paris Saint-Germain (€913m) have the second most expensive collection of players in the world, whilst Real Madrid (€902m)…

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UEFA AWARD: Liverpool’s Defender, Van Dijk dethrones Messi, Ronaldo as Best European Player

UEFA AWARD: Liverpool’s Defender, Van Dijk dethrones Messi, Ronaldo as Best European Player

LIVERPOOL dominated the UEFA awards in Monaco on Thursday evening, as Virgil Van Dijk picked up two awards and Alisson picking up one. Van Dijk and Alisson were heavy favourites to win in their respective positions, but the Dutch defender winning the Men’s Player of the Year may well come as a shock, as he beat Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the major gong. Sportsmail takes a look at all the award winners, at…

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