23/10/2017 17:19:20

Sports News

Uduaghan Commends Falconets as Delta wins Gov. Amaechi Cup.

Vanguard Newspaper

Delta has not only continued to dominate in Nigerian sports, it has been prominent in producing stars that win laurels and promote the image of the country.


Chibuike Amaechi, FALCONETS ,Amaju Pinnick, Goodluck Jonathan , Joy Jegede, Rebecca, Kalu, Onyiyechi Ukonu, Oparonozie Desire, Mabel Eguonu, Ohale Osinachi, Blessing Okagbare

FIFA Under-17 World Cup

Daily Independent

The former member of the dissolved Steering Committee setup by Federal Government on the Niger Delta crisis, Mr. Bernard Jamaho, has called on Uduaghan and the Delta State House of Assembly to sack the Chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission, Mr. Amaju Pinnick, for failing to complete the Warri Township Stadium before the last visit of the FIFA inspection officials.


Amaju Pinnick, Bernard Jamaho,Warri, James Onanefe Ibori,

Beautification of Cities in Delta State Not Spurred by Under-17 FIFA Tourney


Ambrose Ologide (Warri)

By The Special Adviser to the Governor Special Duties Hon. Solomon Edoja has said the on going beautification and demolition of illegal structures in Warri has nothing to do with the bidding for the under 17 soccer World Cup by the Delta State Government.


Solomon Edoja,

Cooperate Bodies Charged to Support Government in Sports Private and Cooperate.

Minisitry of Information, Delta State.

Organizations operating in the State have been charged to complement government's efforts at promoting and developing sporting activities.


Amos Utuama,Pinnick Amaju,Famous Ajemrona

Nigeria 2009:

LOC Commends Delta State Government.


The Delta State Government has been commended for its readiness to host the FIFA under 17 Championship tagged Nigeria 2009.


Chief Mike Umeh,Mr. Amaju Pinnick,Osubi airport

World Cup Qualifier

Nigeria Pips S/Africa 1-0


The super eagles of Nigeria on Saturday in Port Elizabeth defeated the 2010 World cup host, South Africa by a lone goal, thanks to a superb strike by Getafe striker, Ikechukwu Uche in the 72nd minutes.
Taiye Taiwo released IK with a through pass and the striker made no mistake in converting the goal to keep the 100% record of Nigeria in the current campaign.Nigeria has played 5 matches winning all five without conceding a goal, Ikechukwu who played along side his brother Kalu in the game now has three goals to his name and double as the Nigeria's leading scorer.

Toro laments poor crowd control

Emmanuel Ideah

THE lack of effective crowd control at Nigerian stadia prior to the hosting of the 2009 Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Under 17 Youth Championship by the country is giving former longest serving Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) grew hairs.

Colours of Honour as Okocha Quits Soccer


Finally, he has called it quits from international football, after a meritorious sojourn in the world of the round leather game as friends, business interest groups, well wishers, youths, market women and elders gathered to bid him fare well.

Nkwocha sets retirement date


One of Africa's top female footballers, Perpetua Nkwocha plans to end her playing career in two years time. Nigeria's inspirational captain has enjoyed a distinguished career, winning the African Women's Championship multiple times.