Bayern Munich cruise past Eintracht Frankfurt to stay on title track

Bayern Munich defeated Eintracht Frankfurt 5-2 on Saturday, surviving a brief second-half comeback scare. Victory helped the defending champions to stay four points clear of Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga with seven games left to play. The Bavarians thought they had the match wrapped up after efforts from Leon Goretzka, Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski had given them a 3-0 lead in the empty Allianz Arena. Eintracht Frankfurt defender Martin Hinteregger caught the Bayern defence napping to strike twice in three minutes and inject new life into…

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Grassroots Boxing Tournament Rounds Off in Enugu

The Edward Ubosi’s Grassroots Boxing Talent Hunt Tournament has rounded off in Enugu on a spectacular note with participants winning laurels and various cash sums. The eponymous tournament held at the indoor hall of the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, was sponsored by the speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi, to give youths in the state an opportunity to excel in fields other than football and basketball which already enjoy a prime place. Participants were drawn from public secondary schools across the 17 local government…

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Probe Panel on Rangers FC’s Dismal Performance Inaugurated

Following the recent dissolution of the Board and Management of the Rangers Management Corporation, among other decisions, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State yesterday inaugurated a 10-man Administrative Panel of Inquiry on Rangers International Football Club, “to carry out a diagnostic investigation of the problems of the Club”. The panel which comprises state chairmen of the Nigerian Bar Association and Nigerian Medical Association (NBA); Auditor General of Enugu State; representative of Nigerian Football Association; Chairmen of Enugu State Sports Writers Association and Rangers Supporters Club, State’s Commissioner for Labour and…

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Ikeja City Mall hosts Maiden Edition of Nigerian National Freestyle Football Championship on Sunday

History will be made on Sunday July 23rd, 2017 as Ikeja City Mall in Lagos hosts the first Nigerian National Freestyle Football Championship in Nigeria, organized by Feet ‘n’ Tricks Limited. On the choice of Ikeja City Mall as the venue of the event, Nzewi said that the Mall has become the  prime destination of choice for entertainment and relaxation in Lagos, which will further be livened by activations never seen in this part of the world. “Freestyle football is all about entertainment, relaxation and competition, and we are set…

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Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix: Okagbare, Egwero lead Team Nigeria To Victory

Blessing Okagbare and Ogho-Oghene Egwero both inspired Team Nigeria to victories in the 4X100m Relays event at the 2017 Warri Relays & CAA Grand Prix held on Tuesday at the main bowl of the Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro. While Okagbare led the female team to a comfortable win in a time of 43.92secs, the men team were stretched by the Botswana quartet who came to Ozoro with the aim of getting a qualifying time for the World Championships in London. The Nigeria men’s relay team returned a time of 40.17secs while Botswana…

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ICC: Bayern, AC Milan clash live on StarTimes

Pay TV, StarTimes, is set to bring the pre-season tournament clash between Bundesliga champions, Bayer Munich and top Italian side AC Milan in a live coverage to its subscribers on Saturday. The two sides met in the International Champions Cup last year and played out a 3-3 draw. Both sides are believed to be strong going forward with the likes of Silva and Columbian star Carlos Bacca poised to be a threat to the Italian side, whilst Bayern can count on Arjen Robben, Robert Lewandowski and new man James Rodriguez. Bayern…

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Real Madrid battle Man United in ICC

It will be another fierce battle in the International Champions Cup when Manchester United face Real Madrid the Levi’s Stadium of Santa Clara, California, USA on Sunday with Pay TV StarTimes beaming the match live to their subscribers. United coach, José Mourinho, looks to face his former club in Madrid’s first fixture of the summer games. Man United have been in pre-season mode for the last two weeks with two games already under their belt. One man whose performance will be of interest is David De Gea as he continues to be…

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Enugu Government Moves to Revive Hotel Presidential 

The Enugu State government has announced some concrete steps towards restoring Hotel Presidential Enugu to its former glory. Briefing journalists on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting held at the Government House, Enugu, the commissioner for information, Dr. Godwin Udeuhele, said that clearing works at the hotel had already commenced. “This directive was sequel to an exhaustive discussions on a memo presented by the commissioner for culture and tourism who brought a memo on the status of the Presidential Hotel”, the commissioner said, adding that the council also…

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Our Traders Raffle Scheme Designed to Create Wealth, Says Ugwuanyi

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has said that the Traders Empowerment Raffle Draw was conceived to boost traders’ income and further deepen commercial activities in the state. The governor made the remark at the Orie Awgu Market, in Awgu Local Government Area, where the raffle draw produced more winners of N50,000 as the programme moved to Enugu West Senatorial Zone, having held earlier in the state’s other two senatorial zones. “We embarked on this scheme in fulfillment of our promises to boost economic activities in the state and improve…

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