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Edo Boy vows to retain ABU Title in GOtv Boxing Night 12

Reigning African Boxing Union (ABU) light welterweight champion, Stanley “Edo Boy” Eribo, has vowed to defend his title when he fights Tanzania’s Ramadhani Shauri at GOtv Boxing Night 12 on 1 October. Speaking in Lagos yesterday, Edo Boy said the event slated to hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand turns to boxing

Former England star Rio Ferdinand is due to announce on Tuesday he is going to try and become a professional boxer just two months away from his 39th birthday, according to the Daily Telegraph. Ferdinand, who won 81 caps and made over 300 appearances for Manchester United, is an avid boxing

No bonus for Eagles, team to share prize money

The home-based Eagles will not get any win or draw bonus at the on-going WAFU Cup holding Ghana. Rather, members of the team will share from any prize they win at the competition featuring eight teams from the West Africa sub-region, reports ghanasoccernet.com. The website quotes SCORENigeria as disclosing that the

Veteran Redknapp sacked by Birmingham

Veteran manager Harry Redknapp was sacked by second-tier Birmingham City on Saturday after a 3-1 home defeat by Preston, the club announced. The 70-year-old, whose coaching career has included Tottenham Hotspur and Portsmouth, was briefly hailed as a saviour after he kept Birmingham in the division last term having taken over

Lewandowski scores twice in Bayern romp

Robert Lewandowski netted twice on his 100th Bundesliga appearance for Bayern Munich who brushed off their internal strife with a 4-0 hammering of Mainz on Saturday. Lewandowski has now netted 82 goals for Munich amidst reports he wants to join Real Madrid next season, but Bayern chairman Uli Hoeness laughed off

Falconets defeat Tanzania 3-0

The Falconets on Saturday in Benin defeated visiting Tanzania 3-0 in the first round first leg match of the Africa qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in France. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that two goals from striker Rasheedat Ajibade and a goal by defender Lilian

Flight delays Tanzania’s arrival in Benin for qualifier against Nigeria

Obaseki launches Super Four during tomorrow’s game Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki will officially launch the maiden Nigeria Women’s Super Four Championship during the U-20 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Tanzania on tomorrow in Benin City. The Nigeria Professional Women’s League Chairman (NPWL) Aisha Falode said the event would be grandiose, adding

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