BY ABAYOMI JOHNSON Abia Warriors FC have moved into a new secretariat after almost a decade at School Road , Abia, the Nigeria Professional Football League campaigners revealed on Friday. The new secretariat located at 27 Ikot Ekpene Road, Umuahia City Centre, is a double wing duplex equipped with modern facilities and in a good
BY ABAYOMI JOHNSON Sportsrollcall.com understands that Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday signed a $4 million, 5-year deal with soft drink manufacturing giant Coca-Cola to cover all the national teams. Coca-Cola thus becomes the second major sponsor the football body has secured in the last year, after it sealed a N2.5Billion sponsorship with oil Company Aiteo
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Fiery-tempered Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa has taken to boxing in Spain. The 29-year-old former Chelsea hit-man is doing what many feel he should be involved in due to his temperament, as he is pictured boxing in Fernando Torres’ Gym, his current teammate who also played for Chelsea in the past. The
BY GODWIN AIKIGBE Sportsrollcall.com understands that Nigeria Professional Football League returnees Kwara United have been involved in an auto crash, leaving four persons seriously injured and receiving treatment in hospital. The accident occurred along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on their way to Ilorin from Lagos, where they participated in the just concluded Bet9ja NNL Season Super
BY ABAYOMI JOHNSON Nigeria National League side, Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan are celebrating their ex chairman and oldest supporter Pa Layiwola Lankondoro, who clocks 106 years today. The Oluyole Warriors congratulated the centurion born June 1, 1912 and whose photograph appears above in a statement on twitter. The statement read: “Hurray, our oldest
BY TIAMIYU NURAYN ADEYINKA Injured Henry Onyekuru has expressed gratitude to Everton’s medical for working hard to get him back on the pitch as soon as possible following a knee injury at Anderlecht. The Nigeria striker is unhappy his loan stint with the Belgian side ended sooner than expected. He stated this on twitter
BY TIAMIYU NURAYN ADEYINKA African Women’s Footballer of the Year 2017, Asisat Oshoala says the award is important to her because her career didn’t with her move from England to as many opined. The Dalian Quanjian F.C. striker said this after receiving the award for the third time at CAF/Aiteo Awards 2017 in Accra, Ghana
BY TIAMIYU NURAYN ADEYINKA Nigeria and Al Ahly striker, Oluwafemi Junior Ajayi on Saturday tied the nuptial knot with his girlfriend Tamilore Salami. This is wishing the couple a happy married life. Details later.
BY ABAYOMI JOHNSON President, Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali has urged the various federations to decide on the best preparation for their team ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. “For the Commonwealth Games, Sports Federations should decide on the best preparation for their teams. One size fits all policy does not
BY GONDWIN AIKIGBE Extremely happy Khloe Kardashian expressed her gratitude to NBA star Tristian Thompson for getting her pregnant after a long wait. The 33-year-old confirmed she’s expecting their first child with the Cleveland Cavaliers power forward who is seven years younger in an Instagram post on Wednesday. The statement read: “My greatest dream realized!