Category: Sports

BREAKING NEWS……AHLAN CUP VICTORY: NASARAWA UTD SET TO PRESENTS TROPHY TO GOV. SULE ON TUESDAY …AS GoOV SULE PLANS ELABORATE RECEPTION FOR THE TEAM

By Willy King The governor of Nasarawa state, Engr. Abdullahi Sule is favourably disposed to hosting the victorious Nasarawa United FC, for lifting the trophy of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL prestigious Ahlan Pre-season soccer tournament held in Kano state recently. Instant Africa news gathered that the number one sports supporter of Nasarawa state, […]

Sen. Abbo advocates grass roots youth development

  By Raphael Ekpang Sen. Elisha Abbo representing Adamawa North at the national assembly has advocated for grass roots youth development. He made the call during a budget defence of the ministry of youth and sports before the senate committee on youth and sports on Thursday. Sen Abbo lamented the meager amount approved for the […]

Mikel Retires From National Team

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has announced his retirement from the national team. The 32-year-old retired after the Super Eagles of Nigeria took the third position at the 2019 AFCON. In a post on his verified Instagram handle, he said, “At the age of 32 it’s time for me to retire from the National team […]

Nigeria Olympic Committee Re-elects Habu Gumel President

Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) last Thursday in Yola, the Adamawa state capital re-elected Engr Ahmed Habu Gumel the body’s President and member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Gumel ran for the election unchallenged and scored all the 35 votes to retain his seat for the second time. Other positions contested in the election which […]

African footballers more likely to die young?

The recent death of Ivorian footballer Cheick Tiote on the pitch brought an outpouring of sadness in the world of football. Many are asking if there is any evidence to suggest that African players are more likely to die on the pitch than other players. By Olabisi Tayo In the past few years there have been a number of […]