NWFL21 Wrap-Up: Bayelsa Queens wins big as Rivers Angels, Sunshine Queens share points

By Isma’eel Abba Tangalashi (TangaSports) The Nigeria Women’s Football League (NWFL) matchday eleven games played across various centers on Wednesday saw Bayelsa Queens thrashed Royal Queens by 3 goals to 1 away from home to maintain top spot on the log. Bayelsa Queens are not the only away winners on Wednesday as Delta Queens traveled all the way to Osogbo to beat Osun Babes by a lone goal. Nasarawa Amazons and Sunshine Queens recorded a 0-0 away draw to Dreamstar Ladies and Rivers Angels respectively while Abia Angels played out…

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BBall: Paki Warriors wallop FCE to reach Emir Bayero’s Cup final

By TangaSports Paki Warriors Basketball club have qualified for the final of the maiden edition of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero Basketball championship after a 93-69 victory over Federal College of Education (FCE), Kano on Saturday. The match was played inside the Indoor Sports Hall of the Sani Abacha stadium, Ƙofar Mata, Kano. The entertaining game saw Paki Warriors lead 51-36 at half-time before going gaga in the second half to win the encounter by a whopping 93-69 scoreline. Earlier, Bukavu Blinks have also secured their place…

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Tiger Woods in surgery after suffering leg injuries in car crash

Tiger Woods was undergoing surgery on “multiple leg injuries” after being cut out of a car crash in California on Tuesday. The golf superstar was taken to hospital by ambulance, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) said. US television networks showed footage of the crash location, with the car Woods was said to have been driving on its side and in a crumpled state. He is said to have been the sole occupant of the vehicle which rolled over on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos…

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BBall: Emir Bayero’s Cup kicks off today in Kano

By TangaSports Kano agog as the much awaited Emir Aminu Ado Bayero Basketball championship kicked off today with 8 participating teams. The tournament which will hold between 23th – 28th February 2021 features 8-teams and are drawn into two Groups of ‘A’ and ‘B’. Ahmadiyyah, FCE, NTM Thunders and Eleventors Youth Development Academy (EYDA) will face each other in Group ‘A’ while in Group ‘B’, Bukavu Blinks will battle Jigawa Rocks, Paki Warriors and Yusuf Maitama Sule University. In the matches played today, Tuesday 23rd February 2021; FCE 84-57 EYDA…

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Coaches Vow To Change Football Trend As NLO Berackiah/Abigol Football Coaching Clinic Ends In Lafia

The North Central Zone of NLO Berackiah/Abigol Football Coaching Clinic came to an end in Lafia, Nasarawa State with participants pledging a new approach to football development. Coach Rabo Bello, one of the participants who received his certificate at the closing ceremony of the 5-Day clinic on Friday at the Lafia City Hall commended the organizers for the initiative which he said has widening their horizon about the dug-out dealings and will bear a positive impact on their players. Rabo who also thanked the Nasarawa State Government for providing the enabling…

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SWAN calls for the relocation of Kano Pillars FC back to Kano ahead NPFL 2nd stanza

By TangaSports Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Kano state chapter, has called on the Kano state government, under the leadership of Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to renovate Kano Pillars stadium, Sabon Gari, to ensure the state darling team, Kano Pillars FC relocated back to the Pyramid City for their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches ahead of the second stanza. In a communique issued by the body at the end of its Congress on Thursday, the Association said, it is crucial for the team to relocate back to Kano…

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Australian Open: ‘It’s going to be a rough few days’ – Serena reacts to Victoria lockdown

Serena Williams labelled Victoria’s five-day lockdown “rough” as the Australian Open prepares to go behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic. Fans will not be allowed to attend Melbourne Park – where crowds have been capped at 30,000 per day – from 11:59pm (local time) on Friday until Wednesday after the Victorian government announced a new state-wide lockdown to control an outbreak of the UK COVID-19 strain. Victorian premier Daniel Andrews made the announcement as Williams booked her spot in the fourth round of the Australian Open, where the 23-time…

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‘It is my duty to score more goals for Pillars’ – Auwalu Ali Malam

By TangaSports Kano Pillars speedy forward, Auwalu Ali Malam aka ‘Malam Action’, has opened his goal account in the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season (NPFL), for the Sai Masu Gida on Monday, and he has promised to help them win more games with his goals. Malam Action, who scored 11 goals for the Pride of Kano last season in told the official websites of the club, he is pleased to have scored his first goal in a 1-0 away victory over Ifeanyi Ubah in Monday’s Nigeria Professional Football League…

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Principals Cup Kicks Off February 26th

The Main Organising Committee of the National Principals Cup has announced that the revived National competition earlier scheduled to kick off on February 12 will now start from February 26. The secondary school showpiece will be heralded with an opening ceremony and match between Government College Kaduna and Igbobi College, Lagos at the Agege Stadium, Lagos. According to the Director of Grassroots Sports in the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr Ademola Are, the postponement became necessary in order to sort out a few logistics and to ensure…

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Mamman Ibrozinii Ibrahim Kolo Awaits Work Permit To Make FC Olimpik Kropyvnytskyi Debut

3rd August 2019 Steve Mugoka The 24-year-old is yet to make his debut for FC Olimpik Kropyvnytskyi because his work permit has not been finalised. “The club have sorted everything and we are waiting for the final documents to be out hopefully early next week. I can’t wait to make my debut,” Kolo said. The Nigerian who recently joined Ukrainian club from Yobe Desert Stars on a two-year deal has missed the club first two opening fixtures due to work permit being finalized. Olimpik Kropyvnytskyi are hoping all the documentation…

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