Neymar revealed as anonymous £775,000 donor in fight against coronavirus

Neymar has been revealed as the anonymous donor who gave 5 million Brazilian real (£775,000/$950,000) to charity to fight coronavirus. The Paris Saint-Germain star split the donation between UNICEF and a benefit fund in his home nation of Brazil to aid in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. Neymar had made the generous gesture without putting his name to it, however, Brazilian television channel SBT revealed that the national team striker had made the donation. The revelation was made on SBT programme Fofocolizando, which said: “He preferred not to publicly…

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Isokoland Bubbles Over North/South Football Championship

  The maiden edition of the Worldwide Entertainment Isoko North and South Football Championship formally got under way at the weekend, with Group A campaigners, Royal Eagles and Emede United, treating the fans to a six-goal thriller in the opening match at the Oleh Township Stadium. Royal Eagles’ Edafe Godstime volleyed in the first goal of the grassroot soccer competition from close range in the 21 minute of the encounter to set stage for a floodgate of five other classic goals, as the pulsating game ended 3 – 3. Speaking…

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Grassroot Football Season Sets To Open Formally With Irex 5-Aside Soccer Tournament

  The grassroot football season is set to open formally in the ancient city of Benin, when she hosts some of the finest grassroot football clubs in the South-South geopolitical zone in this year’s edition of the Irex Sports Bar 5-Aside Soccer Tournament. The Irex Sports Bar 5-Aside Soccer Tournament, which is opened to all grassroot football teams in Edo and Delta, will take place between 1 and 8, March 2020. Tagged the clash of the best five, the tournament will feature some of the finest grassroot talents in 5-aside…

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Delta Stakeholders Scold Edema Fuludu For Holding Football Standstill In The State

  Delta Football Stakeholders have charged member of the Ethics and Integrity Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, to do the needful by addressing allegations of misappropriation of funds levied on the former acting chairman of the Delta State football Association, Edema Fuludu, MON. Rising from a meeting held at the Patrick Okpomo Football House in Asaba to discuss and prefer solutions to matters relating to football in the state and the current crises rocking the Delta State football Association, the stakeholders issued a communiqué, where they a vote…

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Delta State Comes Alive With Ughelli NLO Pre-Season Soccer Tournament

  The home of grassroot football in the Niger Delta region, Delta State, will be agog this February with the best of football made in the Nationwide League One, NLO, as the famous Ughelli Pre-season tournament will take the center stage. Various NLO clubs will take part in this year’s edition of the tournament that will be staged at the Ughelli Township Stadium beginning from February 29th. The 16-team competition is opened to all teams from NLO 1, 2, and 3, and registration fee is twenty thousand naira. All 16…

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Bobbies United Crashes Out Of 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup

 By Jahrock Ujewe, It was an emotion-ladened encounter between Bobbies United and Lord Honour, when the semifinal battle for a place in the final of the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup took place on Tuesday, December 3 at the Kwale Township Stadium with the latter going home with a 3 – 1 triumph over the former. The fame enjoyed by Bobbies United’s prodigy, Anderson Esiti, and Lord Honour’s leading light, Oghenekaro Etebo, with the Super Eagles precedes these two grassroot clubs in Delta State. And that seemed to have given this…

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2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup Semifinalists Emerge

By Jahrock Ujewe, The four semifinalists in the 2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup have emerged following the completion of the quarterfinal action on Wednesday, November 21 in Warri. The semifinalists are Rolly FC of Koko, Bobbies United of Warri, Lord Honour FC of Warri, and Osevan FC of Kwale. From the pairings, it is mathematically certain that a Warri-based team will play in December 14 final, as Bobbies United will go up against elite conquerors, Lord Honour FC, in the first semifinal tie. Osevan FC will hope to deplore all ammunitions…

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NPFL: MFM FC Held Impressive Warri Wolves To A Score Draw

  By Jahrock Ujewe,   Warri Wolves continued their impressive streak of picking priceless results on the road, as their host, MFM FC of Lagos, had to come from a goal down to force the Seasiders to a 1 – 1 draw in a Matchday 4 fixture of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL. It was the second time in the current campaign that Wolves, who are unbeaten in their last five NPFL games, had gone ahead in an away tie and the home team had to savage a…

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My Ambition Is To Make More Females Appreciate And Play Chess- Eboagwu

The future of any nation is in the hands of the youth and Eboagwu Nneoma Favour, is already carving a niche for herself in Chess. The Igbodo born 18 year old student of Geology at the Niger Delta University is making the right choices and developing her skill to fulfill her ambition of making more females appreciate and play chess. In this interview with Omamuzo Efidhere, she shares her inspiration, future plans, the need to make chess popular and more. Excerpt: Can we meet you? I am Eboagwu Nneoma Favour, I…

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2019 Bet9ja Royal Cup: Rolly FC Cruise to Semis

By Jahrock Ujewe   Rolly FC of koko have advanced to the semifinals of the 2019 edition of the Bet9ja Royal Cup after beating De Unique FC of Asaba 2 – 0 at the Kwale Township Stadium on Monday, November 18. The tie, which was the second quarterfinal tie, saw Rolly FC putting up a dominant display against Unique. The koko-based club opened scoring through Ediale Precious within the final quarter of the first stanza of the encounter, before John Obasi doubled the advantage midway in the second half with…

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