Tag "Sharks"

    CHAN Eagles striker Pyagbara joins Tunisian club

CHAN Eagles striker Pyagbara joins Tunisian club

Christian Pyagbara has joined Tunisian Ligue 1 outfit Avenir Sportif de Gabès. The 22-year-old striker signed a two-year contract with the club on Tuesday. “I will do my best with Avenir Sportif de Gabès to honour my country and repay the management for their trust in me," Pyagbara told TheCable after sealing the move. "They encouraged me a lot to accept the offer." The [...]

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    Michael Phelps loses race to shark, says ‘I don’t like taking silver’

Michael Phelps loses race to shark, says ‘I don’t like taking silver’

Retired American swimmer Michael Phelps took on a great white shark in a Discovery Channel special on Sunday night. To the disappointment of viewers, Phelps did not actually swim in the same waters as the shark. The shark was forced to go after a prey for the distance of the race and its speed was calculated and compared to Phelps' effort. At the [...]

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    Sharks, Sunshine sanctioned by LMC

Sharks, Sunshine sanctioned by LMC

The League Management Company (LMC) have sanctioned Sharks FC and Sunshine Stars following separate incidents in Lafia and Akure that led to the disruption of their respective Match Day 36 games on Sunday. The LMC fined Sharks N3, 000,000 and Sunshine Stars N5, 000,000. Sunshine Stars have also been banished to Lagos for their next three home matches while the disrupted match [...]

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    Manu Garba joins Giwa FC

Manu Garba joins Giwa FC

Former Nigeria U-20 team coach, Manu Garba, has been appointed the manager of Nigeria Professional Football League side Giwa FC. The club announced the appointment via their Twitter handle. He takes over from Aminu Musa, who left the club on Wednesday over personal reasons. Garba, who led the Golden Eaglets to victory at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates [...]

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    Oliseh watches Shooting Stars beat Abia Warriors in Ibadan

Oliseh watches Shooting Stars beat Abia Warriors in Ibadan

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh, saw Shooting Stars beat Abia Warriors 2-0 in Ibadan in a Week 26 league match on Sunday. Oliseh and his Belgian assistant Jean Francois Losciuto were both pictured among the dignitaries present at the Adamasingba Stadium where Sunday Adetunji scored the opening goal in the 28th minute for the host. The striker completed a brace to take [...]

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    Shooting Stars hold Rangers in Ibadan

Shooting Stars hold Rangers in Ibadan

Perennial foes Shooting Stars and Rangers settled for a 1-1 draw in their Nigeria Professional Football League match in Ibadan. Edwin Eziyodawe put the visitors in the lead 25th minutes into the match after capitalising on goalkeeper Abiodun Akande's error. Tope Orelope equalised for Shooting Stars in the 38th minute from the penalty spot after Emmanuel Daniel kicked Nojeem Olukokun in [...]

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    NPFL Challenge: Shooting to beat Rangers in clash of legends

NPFL Challenge: Shooting to beat Rangers in clash of legends

Welcome to another edition of the NPFL Challenge. Our guest today is Julius Ogunro a media and strategy consultant based in Abuja. Julius has both public and private sector experience of over one decade. He was the special assistant on media and strategy to the former minister of sports, Bolaji Abdullahi and before then, worked as a media aide to the former [...]

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    Sunshine beat Shooting to go top of the league

Sunshine beat Shooting to go top of the league

Sunshine Stars of Akure moved to the summit of the Glo Premier League after a 2-0 win over Shooting Stars of Ibadan in week eight-match played at the Akure Township Stadium. Tunde Adeniji scored the opening goal for the hosts in the 60th minute, after a goalless first half. Sunshine continued dominance of the game paid off when Dele Olorundare extended their [...]

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    NPFL Challenge: Pillars to win battle of CCL ‘dropouts’

NPFL Challenge: Pillars to win battle of CCL ‘dropouts’

The Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano will this Sunday be the cynosure as current Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Kano Pillars go head-to-head with their perennial foes, Enyimba. And there’s no better time to start TheCable’s improved version of a unique preview of the Nigerian league matches – the NPFL Challenge. In the NPFL Challenge, Victor Akhidenor, our in-house expert, will be [...]

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    Samuel Okwaraji’s death and the five games that changed David Ngodigha’s life

Samuel Okwaraji’s death and the five games that changed David Ngodigha’s life

The sun has long set on his football career, but former Super Eagles goalkeeper David Ngodigha still has some games permanently etched in his mind. The current technical director of Nigeria National League Division One side, Go Round, went memory lane in this chat with TheCable. 1) P&T vs. Sharks, Rivers State Governor’s Cup semifinal, 1978 I was still in secondary school [...]

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Five games that changed my life – David Ngodigha

The sun has long set on his football career but former Super Eagles goalkeeper David Ngodigha still has some games permanently etched in his mind. The current technical director of Nigeria National League Division One side, Go Round, went memory lane in this chat with TheCable. 1) P&T vs. Sharks, Rivers State Governor’s Cup semifinal, 1978 I was still in secondary school [...]

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Five games that changed my life – David Ngodigha

The sun has long set on his football career but former Super Eagles goalkeeper David Ngodigha still has some games permanently etched in his mind. The current technical director of Nigeria National League Division One side, Go Round, went memory lane in this chat with TheCable. 1) P&T vs. Sharks, Rivers State Governor’s Cup semifinal, 1978 I was still in secondary school [...]

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