Category Archives: Sports

10th Edition of Gafar Bolowotan Golden Cup Kicks Off

Our Reporter The 10th edition of Gafar Bolowotan Memorial Gold Cup, being organized by the Gafar  Bolowotan Foundation, has commenced in Ikorodu.   So far, six matches have been played since the tournament kicked-off on Sunday, January 7, 2019.   All the matches are slated to be played on the Police Barracks Playing Ground, along …

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Asisat Oshoala Sets To Rule The World In 2019

  Three-time African woman footballer of the year Asisat Lamina Oshoala wants to take her dominance beyond the African continent and become the first African woman to win the prestigious FIFA best player of the year and ensuring Nigeria goes beyond the World Cup group stages in France 2019.   The former Arsenal striker, who …

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2017 Education District II Sports Festival: Kosofe Tops Medals Table With 3 Gold, 5 Silver

Kunle Adelabu, Oluwaseun Ajayi & Oluwatobi Oguntoki -Ikorodu, Somolu trail behind It was yet another successful outing for the Education District II as the 9th edition of its Sports Festival was brought to a close with a memorable grand finale on Thursday, December 7, 2017, at the Oriwu College Sports Ground. The event, which was …

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2017 Igbogbo Day Football Tournament: Agbele FC Beat Agunfoye FC To Lift Adeboruwa Cup

Kunle Adelabu & Oluwaseun Ajayi Players of Agbele Football Club of Igbogbo put up an heroic performance as they came back from a goal down to snatched a well deserved victory in the grueling final match of the 2017 Igbogbo Day Football Competition tagged, ‘Adeboruwa Cup’ in a spectacular fashion.   The match, which was …

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Ikorodu High School Lifts 2017 Ikorodu -Oga Day Cup

Adekunle Okikiola, SIWES Student   Ikorodu High School football team in Ikorodu North Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Friday, November 10, 2017, beat their counterparts from Ipakodo High School,Ipakodo in Ikorodu West LCDA, to lift  the 2017 Ikorodu-Oga Day Cup. The final match, which was keenly contested by the two teams, was played at …

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Ikorodu-Oga Day Football Competition: Ikorodu, Ipakodo High Schools Cruise Into Final

Kunle Adelabu & Folarin Joseph Oluwatunbosun Ikorodu Senior High School and Ipakodo Senior Community High School will be playing in the final match of the 2017 Ikorodu-Oga Day Celebration slated to hold at the Police Barracks Playing Ground, along Igbogbo road,Ikorodu, on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The two schools won their semi-final matches played at …

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Lagos ‘ll Make Agege Stadium Ready For CAF Champiosn League – Ambode

-Receives MFM FC, donates N50M to Club -Says Lagos Games Village to commence in 2018 Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 heaped praises on the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) Football Club for returning the State back to the prestigious CAF Champions League sixteen years after a team …

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Football Remains Critical Tool For Uniting Nigerians – Ambode

Our Reporter -Unveils 22ft ‘Football Forever’ Statue In Teslim Balogun Stadium, Others Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday, October 7, 2017, unveiled the ‘Football Forever’ statue at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, acknowledging that football remains the most popular sports that keep the nation united even in critical period.   The statue is a …

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3rd Oba Shotobi Independence Day Marathon: Lighthouse Student, Adewunmi Salewa, Emerges ‘Star’ Athlete Despite Finishing Last.

Kunle Adelabu. –  Affigbo Esther, Azeez Fatai Emerge 2017 Champions Miss Adewunmi Salewa of the Lighthouse International School, Ikorodu, was the cynosure of all eyes at the just concluded 3rd Oba Kabiru Shotobi Independence Day Marathon despite being the last athlete to cross the finish line out of the 254 athletes that participated in the …

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3rd Oba Kabiru Shotobi Independence Day Marathon: List of Winners & Runners-up

  Compiled by Kunle Adelabu 1st to 3rd Positions (Female Category) 1st position- Affigbo Esther (337), Luwasa Senior Secondary School, Ijede 39:11:37 2nd position – Wahab Zainab (336), HOMAT Senior School, Igbogbo 37:19:22 3rd position – Nwagba Mary (335), Yewa Senior School, Ikorodu 41:00:00   1st to 3rd positions (Male) 1st position – Azeez Fatai …

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