Wilfred Ndidi will be available for selection when Leicester City host Arsenal in their penultimate game of the 2017-2018 season.The Premier League has confirmed that Leicester City’s Premier League match vs Arsenal will now hold on Wednesday, May 9, 2018.The match was earlier scheduled to take place at the King Power Stadium on Saturday, March 17 but had to be postponed because of the Foxes FA Cup quarterfinal clash against Chelsea. Read more
The diminutive athlete is gearing up for women’s 5,000 metres competition, having only started competing in the race this year. But she isn’t worried about the strong team comprising World 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri and African Games 5,000m Margaret Chelimo. She sees the strong field as an inspiration to work hard to deliver gold medal. Read more
The Polish Football Association will announce the list of players invited for the international friendly against the Super Eagles on Friday, March 9 .
The big news is that the highly-rated Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski could be in between the pipes for the Europeans against the three-time African champs, with manager Adam Nawałka handing him a maiden call-up to Poland’s senior national team. Read more
Nigeria Women’s U20 national team, nicknamed the Falconets, will face Germany, China PR and Haiti in Group D of the FIFA Women’s U20 World Cup following the draw that took place in Rennes Opera Houseon Thursday, March 8.The Falconets qualified for their ninth consecutive World Cup after beating South Africa 8-0 on aggregate in the third round of the African qualifiers.Nigeria met China PR in the group stage in 2004, losing 1-0 and lost on penalties to Germany in the quarterfinals. Read more
Through official channels, Lithuanian top-flight club FK Palanga have announced the signing of Nigeria international Lukman Haruna on undisclosed terms.
The attacking midfielder had been unemployed since he severed all ties with Dynamo Kiev in January 2017.
Haruna later tried his luck with Vardar Skopje (Macedonia), Lens (France) and Odense BK (Denmark) but nothing came out of the tests.
The 27-year-old began his professional career with Monaco, followed by spells at Dynamo Kyiv, Hoverla, Anzhi and FC Astana. Read more
Former PSV Eindhoven wonderkid Funso Ojo has won Scunthorpe United FC’s Goal of the Month for February 2018.
The central mid-fielder’s strike in the Irons 2-2 draw against Northampton Town had been shortlisted for the accolade, along with strikes from Josh Morris (v Fleetwood Town), Ivan Toney (v Fleetwood Town) and Ivan Toney (v Peterborough United). After twenty four hours of voting that Ojo has won the Goal of the Month award for February. Read more
The Volgograd Arena in Volgograd which will host the 2018 World Cup Group D fixture between Nigeria and Iceland on June 22 is now ready, according to the website of FSUE Sport-Engineering, which is the developer and designer of the arena, writes ria sport
The stadium which was built on site of the demolished Central Stadium, at the foot of the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex, near the Volga Rivera has a capacity of 45,568 spectators.
Before Nigeria’s meeting with Iceland at Volgograd Arena, Tunisia will take on England on June 18.Read more
Singapore – Former world number one Lydia Ko laboured to joint 27th place with a one-under 71 after the first round of the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore on Thursday as the world’s top players struggled to find control under Singapore’s signature sultry conditions. Unheralded American Jennifer Song took the lead with a seven-under par 65 at the end of day one with China’s world number one Feng Shanshan left five strokes behind on two-under par. Read more