The Enugu Rangers International football club yesterday won the Defence force of Ethiopia 2-0 in the first leg of the CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round fixture, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu state. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Rangers were unable to score during the first half, despite the chances they got.
The big five European leagues enjoyed record revenues in the 2016-17 season as a result of new broadcasting arrangements, according to data released on Thursday by Deloitte. According to Reuters, the combined revenue of the big five leagues - in England, France, Germany, Spain and Italy - was 12.6 billion pounds, representing a 9 percent increase from the previous year.
Two members of the 2015 AfroBasket-winning squad Alade Aminu and Olaseni Lawal have returned to D’Tigers ahead of this month’s 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Lagos. Both players, who last featured for D’Tigers at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, were recalled by coach Alex Nwora for the games against Mali, Rwanda and Uganda, which hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos from June 29.