Super Falcons qualify for 2024 Olympics

The Super Falcons have qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The last time Nigeria’s Super Falcons reached the Olympics was 16 years ago. Nigeria beat South Africa 1-0 on aggregate to reach the Summer Olympics. Rasheedat Ajibade had scored from the spot in the first leg of the qualifiers in Abuja last Friday, while […]

Team Nigeria finishes second on medals table in 13th African Games

 The Federal Government has hailed the outstanding performance of Team Nigeria in the just concluded 13th African Games in Ghana. Team Nigeria finished second on the medals table behind Egypt with 47 gold, 33 silver and 40 bronze medals. The Minister of Sports Development, Sen. John Owan Enoh, who conveyed President Bola Tinubu’s congratulatory message […]

Nigeria continues dominance in African Games

Nigeria’s long jump sensation, Ese Brume, on Thursday in Accra, won gold medal in the women’s long jump at the ongoing African Games in Ghana. Brume leapt 6.92 meters in her first attempt to secure her second  consecutive African Games gold medal, having won gold at the last edition in Rabat, Morocco, in 2019. Nigeria’s […]

Nigeria climbs to second position in All African Games in Ghana

Team Nigeria moved up one place on the medal table after winning two gold medals to reclaim their second spot at the ongoing African Games in Ghana. However, Nigeria now occupies the 2nd position with 76 medals (27 gold, 21 silver and 28 bronze) to overtake the South Africans who occupied third place with 25 […]

Nigeria climbs to fourth spot on medals table in African Games

Team Nigeria has moved to the fourth position on the overall medals table at the ongoing African Games in Ghana with ten gold, eighteen silver and 16 bronze medals. The country climbed significantly in the standings on Monday after winning seven gold medals on Sunday. In first place on the table at the ongoing African […]

NOC announces 358 athletes to represent Nigeria in 25 sports at African Games

The Nigeria Olympics Committee said that Nigeria would be represented by no fewer than 358 athletes in 25 sports at the 13th African Games. The Public Relations Officer of NOC, Tony Nezianya, stated in a statement yesterday in Lagos, that the games would be held from March 8 to 23 in Accra, Kumasi and Cape […]