Bawa Ka’oje Dies at Age 60

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Former Chairman, National Sports Commission, Bala Bawa Ka’oje, has died at the age of 60. In a statement titled, ‘Former Sports Minister Ka’oje dies at 60, buried in Abuja’ on Tuesday, Nigeria Football Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, said the country’s sporting fraternity was thrown into grief with Ka’oje’s death. The statement quoted NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, …

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Super Cup: The Moment Messi Was Sent Off as Athletic Beat Barca

By Francis Etuko Abujaa (Precise Post) – Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in his Barcelona career late in extra-time in Seville, as Inaki William’s winner three minutes into extra-time gave Athletic Bilbao victory Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in his Barcelona career in the closing stages of extra-time as they lost 3-2 to Athletic Bilbao in the …

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Paul Scholes Says Bruno Fernandes Bringing the Best Out of Manchester United Teammate Paul Pogba

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Paul Scholes, who is backing Bruno Fernandes to “really make a difference” to Manchester United’s title bid, says the Frenchman has brought the very best out of Paul Pogba. Pogba has rediscovered some of his best form in recent weeks, having struggled with injury and the coronavirus earlier in the season. Scholes believes the arrival of the Portuguese …

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‘Mother Luck Didn’t Smile On Us’ – Nasarawa United Defender, Tebo

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The much talked about Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL Match Day 4 tie between Adamawa United FC finally ended in a barren draw and defender, Uchenna Tebo Franklin has expressed mixed feelings over the result.  In a chat with newsmen on arrival from Gombe, the no nonsense centre back said: “It wasn’t the result we wanted, but …

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Tokyo Olympics: Japanese Minister Concedes ‘Anything Can Happen’

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – A Japanese cabinet minister admitted Friday that “anything can happen” with the coronavirus-postponed Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first senior official to concede uncertainty about the Games as Japan and other countries battle a surge in cases. Taro Kono, minister for administrative and regulatory reform, did not rule out the possibility of the Olympics being cancelled, with greater Tokyo …

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EPL: De Gea Speaks on Man United Winning Season’s Title

By Francis Etuko Abuja (Precise Post) – Ahead of the Tuesday night’s match, Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, has urged his teammate not to miss their a to win the Premier League title this season. Man United can go top of the Premier League table by avoiding defeat against Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday night. The Red Devils will then face champions Liverpool …

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Grant to Return to Chelsea – Ibramovich Says

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – Chelsea’s owner believes Grant could provide valuable assistance to Frank Lampard; the Blues’ 3-1 defeat to Man City was their latest during a downturn in performances in the Premier League; Lampard and Grant reached the Champions League final together in 2008 Frank Lampard starred for Avram Grant’s side during the latter’s spell at the club between 2007 and …

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“We’re set to prove a point in Gombe” – Nasarawa United defender, Franklin

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Nasarawa United FC center back, and man of the match award winner in the Match Day 3 duel of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), against Kano Pillars FC, Tebo Franklin has sent a message of hope to the fans of his side, that the team maintains absolute focus as they visit Adamawa United FC in their …

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Ahmed Musa is Nigeria’s Most Influential Player of All Time

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Ahmed Musa was the star player in Nigeria’s U-20 World Cup campaign in Colombia 2011 few months after helping Nigeria win the 2010 WAFU Cup held in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. The onetime record top scorer in the Nigeria Professional Football League was in the Super Eagles team that lifted the 2013 AFCON. Musa scored twice in …

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Ahmed Musa Splashes 6 Million Naira On Grassroots Football On The Plateau

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Super Eagles of Nigeria captain, Ahmed Musa, has supported the maiden edition of the Plateau North Senatorial district grassroots football tournament with a whopping six million naira for the eventual champions, second and third placed teams. Ahmed Musa, who was so impressed with the main purpose of staging the tournament aimed at promoting peace, unity and reconciliation …

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PDC World Championship 2021: Gerwyn Price Beat Gary Anderson 7-3 To Win Title

By Siân PriceBBC Sport Wales Welshman Gerwyn Price has won his first PDC World Championship with a superb 7-3 win over two-time champion Gary Anderson at Alexandra Palace. Price missed 11 match darts before he secured the title at the 12th time of asking with a double five. The former professional rugby player only started competing on the PDC tour in 2014 after winning a …

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How Balanga United Emerged Adamu Yola Cup champions

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Balanga United Football Club have emerged champions of the 5th edition of Adamu Yola Cup tournament after they defeated Bare City 2-0 at the Billiri Township Stadium on Wednesday. Both teams tried to outwit themselves while trying to take their chances during the game. Bare City had the better of the early incursions as they dominated play …

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NFF Endorses Davidson Owumi as LMC’s CEO-designate

By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick has approved the recommendation of the League Management Company (LMC) for the appointment of Mr Davidson Owumi as the new Chief Executive Officer of the organizing body for the Nigeria Professional Football League. Owumi, who has had a stellar career both as a player in and …

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Josep María Bartomeu Makes U-turn, Set to Run in Barca’s Elections

By Agencies Abuja (Precise Post) – Barcelona’s electoral race presented an unexpected turn of events. Josep María Bartomeu has changed his plans and, after resigning as President, he has decided to run again. He will be launching advertisements for his campaign, and one of them will be displayed near the home of Leo Messi, so that he can see it every day from his house. …

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Katsina State FA Boss Thumbs Up NPFL Season Opener

… Splashes .3m on Jigawa, Sunshine  teams By Joan Nnenna Iwuchukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – Chairman of Katsina state Football Association Alh. Aminu Balele Kurfi has praised the efforts of the League Management Company LMC and all the Football stakeholders across for the successful kick off of the Nigeria Domestic league the NPFL.  Alh. Balele Kurfi who was amongst the top dignitaries that witnessed the …

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