Friday, 19 January 2018


Record breaker and centenarian French cyclist whose exploits garnered fans worldwide is retiring, ready for more leisurely rides after racing into the record books, his friends told AFP.

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed an international friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the England National team prior the Russia 2018 World Cup.

The match scheduled for Saturday June 2 will be play at the prestigious Wembley Stadium in London.

The team manager of Bet9ja NNL league campaigners, Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Mr Rasheed Balogun has assured the teeming fans of the club that the team will bounce back to the elite class.

The Congress of Nigeria National League have adopted a 36 Team Format for the 2017/2018 Football League season which is expected to start in the first weekend  of March.

The new 36 team format will replace the 32 team format formerly in use, and the abridged league format will feature sixteen (16) teams from the North and South who will justle for action.

The teams are divided into groups A and B in both the North and South, with two teams to emerge from each group for a freshly adopted Super eight(8) that will be played in a neutral ground.

The NNL Boss, Honourable Chidi Ofor Okenwa said the essence of the new format is ensure that worthy representatives were promoted to the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.