By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian champions Enyimba will file a formal complaint with the Confederation of African Football following the inhuman treatment meted out to them by Etoile du Sahel officials in the build-up to their Champions League game on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Peoples Elephant were badly treated by their hosts, but weathered the storm to ... Read MoreThe post Enyimba To Report Etoile To CAF, Return HomeÂ Saturday appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Izuchukwu Okosi: Abia Warriors and Super Eagles striker Chisom Chikatara is excited following the qualification of Moroccan side Wydad Casablanca to the group stages of the CAF Champions League at the expense of champions TP Mazembe, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Title-holders TP Mazembe were eliminated from the CAF Champions League on Wednesday after drawing 1-1 at home ... Read MoreThe post Chikatara Celebrates Wydad CAF CL Progress, Wants To Face Enyimba appeared first
JOHANNESBURG AND NEW YORK, April 21, 2016 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Econet, a multinational, diversified telecommunications group, today announced a multiyear partnership to provide the most expansive NBA coverage ever across sub-Saharan Africa. The new deal represents the largest ever for the NBA in Africa and will include NBA content across Econet Media’s TV, Internet ... Read MoreThe post NBA And Econet Media Announce Groundbreaking Partnership
Nigeria U-23s head coach Samson Siasia has given home-based players invited for the team’s camping for the Olympics Monday as deadline to report to camp. Speaking after the team’s training session at the practice pitch of the Abuja National Stadium, Siasia said he does not want to make the mistake of the past when players ... Read MoreThe post Olympics: Siasia Gives Deadline, Dares Zlatan, Won’t Rule Out Mikel appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Radamel Falcao has declared that he would love to represent Colombia at this summer’s Rio Olympic Games. Colombia are pooled with Nigeria, Sweden and Japan in Group B of the men’s football event at the games. “Yes, I said before I would like to be part of the Olympics games but it doesn’t depend only ... Read MoreThe post Falcao Wants Rio Olympic Action Vs Nigeria, Unsure About Future appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Kano Pillars captain, Gambo Mohammed, has told Completesportsnigeria.com that he is lucky to be alive after sustaining a head injury in his side's match day 12 clash against Rivers United last weekend. Gambo who missed the start of last season after sustaining gun shot injuries following an attack on Kano Pillars team bus on ... Read MoreThe post Gambo: I’m Lucky To Be Alive, I’ll Miss 3SC Clash appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Britain’s Anthony Joshua, who was born to Nigerian parents, will make the first defence of his IBF world heavyweight title on 25 June at the O2 Arena in London. Joshua, who beat Charles Martin in April, his 16th professional fight, has not yet announced an opponent for the first defence of his title. The London ... Read MoreThe post Anthony Joshua To Defend World Title In June appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Nigeria U-23s head coach, Samson Siasia, has denied claims he intends to invite 60 players to camp ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Siasia said he has only submitted a list of players from where he will pick his squad from. “I never said I was inviting 60 players ... Read MoreThe post Siasia Denies Inviting 60 Players For U-23 Eagles appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By James Agberebi: Former Nigeria international Friday Ekpo believes Enyimba were lucky that their CAF Champions League clash against Etoile du Sahel on Wednesday did not extend into extra-time. Despite trailing 3-0 from the first leg, Etoile managed to cancel the deficit but still crashed out 4-3 after a penalty shootout. Theophilus Afelokhai saved three spot kicks before Peter ... Read MoreThe post Ekpo: Enyimba Lucky No Extra Time Vs Etoile appeared first on Complete Sports
The Nigeria Football Federation have hailed Nigeria Professional Football League champions Enyimba for reaching the group stage of the CAF Champions League, but have vowed to lodge a strong protest to the Confederation of African Football over the conduct of Etoile du Sahel’s supporters in Sousse on Wednesday night. There were reports of intimidating tactics and ... Read MoreThe post NFF Praise Enyimba, Vow To Report Etoile To CAF appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
The Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed that coach Salisu Yusuf will lead out the Super Eagles in the friendlies against Mali and Luxembourg in late May and early June. Yusuf becomes the third head coach of the national team since Stephen Keshi was sacked in mid-2015. He succeeds Samson Siasia, who handled two matches after ... Read MoreThe post NFF Confirm Yusuf For Eagles Friendlies, Still Eye Foreign Coach appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Enyimba will know their opponents in the group phase of the CAF Champions League on May 24, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The draw ceremony will take place at the headquarters of the Confederation of African Football in Cairo, Egypt. The Peoples Elephant booked their passage into the group stages following a 4-3 penalty shootout win ... Read MoreThe post Enyimba To Know CAF Champions League FoesÂ May 24 appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Photo by Babatunde Koiki in Sousse, Tunisia: Nigerian champions Enyimba are now $400,000 richer following their qualification into the group stages of the CAF Champions League, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Each club that qualified for the group phase of Africa's elite club competition will receive the amount from CAF as reward for their progress. ... Read MoreThe post Enyimba Grab $400k CAF Largesse For Champions League Progress appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
African football legends Nwankwo Kanu and Kalusha Bwalya have congratulated Enyimba following their progress into the group stage of the CAF Champions League at the expense of Etoile du Sahel on Wednesday in Sousse. Etoile cancelled the 3-0 first leg deficit, but Enyimba went through after winning 4-3 in a penalty shootout. Theophilus Afelokhai was ... Read MoreThe post CAF CL: Kanu, Kalusha Hail Enyimba After Etoile Victory appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward: Super Eagles defender Wilfred Ndidi scored his second career goal for Genk in Wednesday’s 4-2 home win over Club Brugge in the Belgian league play-offs, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. The former Flying Eagles star, who scored his first goal in Genk’s 2-1 win over Zulte Waregem in January, blasted home a fierce shot at ... Read MoreThe post Ndidi, Nwakaeme Score; Onazi Starts In Lazio Loss appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Liverpool were the victors of the 225th Merseyside derby on Wednesday at Anfield after their 4-0 win against a ten-man Everton side. Divock Origi, Mamadou Sakho, Daniel Sturridge and Phillipe Coutinho were the scorers for the Reds on the night as Jurgen Klopp’s men continue their impressive performances in recent weeks. The corresponding fixture on ... Read MoreThe post Origi Injured As Liverpool Thrash 10-Man Everton appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
Manchester United defeated Crystal Palace 2-0 at Old Trafford on Wednesday night in the English Premier League. An own goal by Damien Delaney and a superb strike by Matteo Darmien, his first ever goal for United, secured the win. With the win, United are now just one point behind fourth place Arsenal and two points ... Read MoreThe post Man United Ease Past Crystal Palace appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Johnny Edward: Nigerian duo of Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike were second half substitutes for West Ham United who returned to winning ways after four consecutive draws in the Barclay English Premier League, defeating Odion Ighalo’s Watford 3-1 at Upton Park on Wednesday night. Ighalo who bagged a brace in the Hornets 2-0 triumph ... Read MoreThe post Ighalo Rested; Moses, Emenike Subbed On As West Ham Beat Watford appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.
By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian champions Enyimba are through to the group stages of the CAF Champions League despite a spirited fightback by Tunisian side, Etoile du Sahel, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Peoples Elephant surrendered their 3-0 first leg advantage, losing by the same scoreline, but scaled through 4-3 on penalties. The Sousse-based side scored the opening ... Read MoreThe post Enyimba Blow Big Lead But Reach CAFCL Group Stage On Penalties appeared first on Complete Sports Nigeria.