Category Archives: Sports

AACC, Excel, Makbet, Oga Boyz Football Clubs Qualify For 10th Bolowotan Gold Cup Semi-Final Matches

Kunle ADELABU The three time winner of Bolowotan Memorial Gold Cup, A.A.C.C Football Club of Ikorodu, has emerged has one of the four teams which have qualified  for the semi final matches of the 10th edition  of the tournament  currently  going  on at the Police  Barracks  Playing  Ground, along  Igbogbo  Road, Ikorodu.   Other teams …

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Lagos Has Capacity To Host FIFA Tournaments – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday, February 19, 2018, evening said that the State has the capacity to host international football tournaments and use sports as a tool to showcase its rich tourism, hospitality and entertainment culture.   Governor Ambode, who spoke when he received the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football …

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Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Kiprotich, Herpha Emerge 2018 Champions

-Gov. Ambode tired of giving prize money to East Africans The Kenyan, Abraham Kiprotich, has emerged as the winner of the 2018 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon The Kenyan-born 32-year-old finished in 2:13:04hrs to emerge the winner on Saturday, carting away the grand prize of $50,000 PUNCH reported that, Abraham’s time in …

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Ethiopian Herpha Guta Is Female Winner For Lagos City Marathon

Ethiopian Herpha Guta has emerged as the first female to finish the 2018 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

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Kenyan Kiprotich Wins Lagos City Marathon

Kiprotich, a Kenyan, has emerged as the winner of the 2018 edition of the Acess Bank Lagos City Marathon He finished first at two hours eight minutes. The winner takes home $50,000 prize money.

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Lagos East Senatorial Unity Cup: Excel, Ogunade Boys Emerge Ikorodu Zone Champions

Kunle ADELABU -To play other 6 teams from Epe, Somolu at Senatorial level   After 4 weeks of intense and tactical football display at the Ikorodu centre of the 1st edition of the Lagos East Senatorial Unity Cup tagged ‘Osinowo Cup’, Excel FC and Ogunade Boys FC have qualified to represent the Ikorodu zone in …

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Bolowotan Memorial Gold Cup: Ketu Grassroots Through To Quarter-Finals

Modinat Adekojo & Ayobami Adejare Ketu Grassroots FC on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, defeated Ultimate Villa FC 1-0 to book a place in the semi finals of the 10th Gafaar Bolowotan Memorial Gold Cup. Chidi Ndige scored the lone goal of the match for the Ketu club in the 20th minute of the third match …

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Lagos East Senatorial District Unity Cup: Excel FC, Ogunade Boys FC Qualify For Semi Finals

Kunle ADELABU. Excel FC and Ogunade Boys FC on Monday, January 5, 2018, booked their places in the semi finals at the Ikorodu Centre of the on going  Lagos East Senatorial Unity Cup tagged, ‘Osinowo Gold Cup’. While Excel FC defeated Ikosi-Isheri FC 3-2 via penalty after playing a goalless in the regulation time, Ogunade …

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I’m Emotionally Attached To Ikorodu United – De-Jong

Ikorodu United’s Dutch coach Jacob De Jong on Monday said that he was emotionally attached to the Lagos-based team and would return the club to the premier league next season. De Jong said this on the sidelines of his 3-2 victory over Gbagada FC at the ongoing Ekofootball Pre-Season Tournament at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere. …

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State of Sports Centres In Ikorodu Division: Sports Administrators Call For Redevelopment Of Police Playing Ground

-How Ikorodu lost opportunity to redevelop facility Kunle ADELABU Following the report by THE IMPACT on its online platforms on the state of the popular Police Playing Ground, along Igbogbo road, Ikorodu, sports administrators have called on the Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, to see to the redevelopment of the playing ground.   …

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