Etisalat U 15 Cup: Akwa Ibom school, West Itam, through to Lagos playoffs

The hosts and West Itam Secondary School, Uyo have picked the two available tickets from Enugu centre for the national playoffs in Lagos, reports. AKWA IBOM 3-3 BAYELSA West Itam Secondary School, Akwa Ibom topped Group A of the Etisalat U15 School Cup Region 3 playoffs after winning two matches and drawing one. They […]

I’ll come back stronger – Messi

Five-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi insists he will bounce back “even stronger” from a groin injury that is set to keep him sidelined for three weeks. Messi limped off after an hour of Barca’s 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday and is expected to miss Barca’s next three games at Sporting […]

Gov Udom’s ₦10 million gift to NFF, not to Super Eagles players – Olajire

Following reports that Super Eagles players were left furious after a N10 million ($25,000) cash gift from Akwa Ibom governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, was converted to pay for camp allowances, the Media Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ademola Olajire, has told that the largesse was a gift to the Federation and not […]

Akwa Ibom govt moves to fix bad pitch in Akpabio stadium

Nigeria Football Federation secretary-general, Mohammed Sanusi, has disclosed that there are efforts being made by the Akwa Ibom State Government, to ensure that the playing pitch of the Goodwill Akpabio Stadium is in good condition, Vanguard reports. Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, had raised concerns about the pitch adding that the team may not […]

Revealed: Akwa United players are the biggest earners in NPFL

Anietie Iyoho, Abuja Investigations have revealed that players and coaches of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Akwa United FC of Uyo are among the biggest earners in the country’s domestic league taking home an eye-catching N18 million, monthly. The payment, it was gathered, comes in grades with the highest paid player in the club taking […]