Thursday 22 February, 2018
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METRO DAILY NIGERIA
Category Archives: Sport

As the ongoing Olympics games taking place in Pyeongchang County, South Korea, Team Nigeria participating in the Bobsleigh made history as the West African nation’s first representatives at a Winter Olympics reaching the finals. Seven gold...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 21st, 2018

Barcelona’s talisman Lionel Messi finally opened his account against Chelsea with a 75th-minute equaliser to earn his side a 1-1 draw in a fascinating Champions League last 16, first leg duel at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Willian’s superb...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 21st, 2018

Nigeria’s Flamingoes on Sunday failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup finals scheduled for Uruguay in November. After a 2-2 draw at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin a fortnight ago, the Cameroonians forced the Flamingoes...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 18th, 2018

The 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) fixture between Nasarawa United Football Club and Kwara United FC on Sunday ended in a six-goal thriller with both sides scoring three each. The entertaining Match Day 9 encounter played...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 18th, 2018

Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday drew 1-1 with hosts Kano Pillars FC in a week 9 match of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Kano Pillars gave a good account of themselves from the beginning of the...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 18th, 2018

It has been reported that as many as thirteen persons have died after a helicopter crashed in Mexico. State officials revealed on Saturday that the victims, including three children, were killed when a cabinet minister’s helicopter crash while...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 18th, 2018

Nigeria have dropped further one spot in the latest FIFA rankings released by the football governing body on Thursday. The Super Eagles, who were 51st in the world with 651 points in January, are now 52nd with 606 points, according to the ranking...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 15th, 2018

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, has admitted he does not think he will ever be good friends with Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the Real Madrid forward claiming the pair could be pals in the future. The duo have remained rivals throughout their careers,...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 13th, 2018

Nigeria Wednesday joined the league of countries that have released their home and away kits for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The New Nigerian jersey is a partial return to the the jersey worn by the Eagles made a debut at the 1994 World Cup...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 7th, 2018

Akinade Onigbinde, Coach of FRSC FC, Abuja, on Monday said that the home-based Eagles also known as CHAN Eagles had reasons to improve on speed in order to confront faster teams like Morocco in future matches. Onigbinde said in Abuja that the...

By METRO DAILY on Feb 5th, 2018