<![CDATA[ - Soccer]]>Fri, 31 Mar 2023 04:02:43 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[​Oshomo Targets Promotion With Crown FC Ahead of NNL Season]]>Mon, 13 Mar 2023 07:00:00 GMThttp://titansportsnig.com/soccer/oshomo-targets-promotion-with-crown-fc-ahead-of-nnl-season

By Faith Itohan Omozopkia 

Former player of the defunct Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries, MFM FC, Olalekan Oshomo, has expressed confidence in helping his team, Crown FC gain promotion to the NPFL ahead of the 2022/2023 Nigeria National League, NNL Season.

The former Aklosendi FC of Lafia, (Nasarawa State) centre-back in an exclusive interview with titansportsnig.com said that top flight football can be achieved with the support of the club's management and collective effort of the players, which he believes he can also contribute his quota.

"I know that this coming season is going to be a successful one, a season of promotion for Crown Football Club because we are working towards it and i know that with the support of the Management, God Almighty with the collective effort of us the players, we will make it.

"I have already spoken to my teammates that we have to work very hard for the season and be united in order to achieve our aims, objectives and hopefully, we are going to get the promotion."

Oshomo, who joined the Ogbomosho (Oyo State) based club towards the end of last season made four appearances and will be anticipating to enjoy more game time when the second division of the Nigeria football kicks off by March.

<![CDATA[Nimrod congratulates Super Falcons on historic 9th AFCON title]]>Sun, 02 Dec 2018 18:25:02 GMThttp://titansportsnig.com/soccer/nimrod-congratulates-super-falcons-on-historic-9th-afcon-title
The President of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Engineer Musa Nimrod has praised the Super Falcons of Nigeria for emerging victorious at the just concluded CAF Africa Cup of Nations championship held in Accra, Ghana.

The Super Falcons defeated Bayana Bayana of South Africa 4-3 on penalty kicks.

Nimord commended their undying spirit throughout 120 minutes despite the threats from their South African counterpart during pulstulating encounter.

He said, "The Volleyball family congratulates the Super Falcons for conquering Africa for the 9th time and ultimately qualifying for next year’s Women’s World Cup tournament in France.

"You made Nigeria proud despite threats from South Africa during the final in Ghana to clinch the trophy and be the best female national team on the African continent yet again through hard work. I charge you to remain focus ahead of the World Cup in France", the Kaduna Beach Soccer Chairman said.

Nimrod commended the leadership of the country’s football for motivating the female team before the final adding that the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has repositioned football in Nigeria.

He also commended the chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode for her determination in taking Women's football to the next level.
<![CDATA[Super Falcons win Nations Cup the 9th Time]]>Sat, 01 Dec 2018 22:08:21 GMThttp://titansportsnig.com/soccer/super-falcons-win-nations-cup-the-9th-time
​After an exciting and exhausting match-up against the South Africa at the Women's Nation Cup finals, the Super Falcons of Nigeria win the 9th time, to prove dominance in Africa.

The game was won at a penalty shoot out, 4-3.

The Super Falcons have won this title back to back, five times in a row (1998-2006), then three times in a row (2014-2018).


President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Dr. Engineer Musa Kida, put up appearance to support the team
<![CDATA[Super Falcons pick up World Cup Tickect]]>Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:59:57 GMThttp://titansportsnig.com/soccer/super-falcons-pick-up-world-cup-tickect
The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has praised Nigeria’s Super Falcons for picking one of the two 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup tickets billed for France.

The Super Falcons defeated the Lionesses of Cameroon 4-2 on penalties after the match ended goalless in extra time to also advance to the final of the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations at the Accra Sport Stadium In Ghana and also a World Cup ticket .

Barrister Dalung congratulated the players for their hard fought victory describing the game as a nail biting semi final.

“The match went into extra time and penalties and that showed how difficult it was for the girls to achieve success. The Super Falcons were determined and disciplined and qualified for the final through hard work, team work and their doggedness.

“I am happy with the team and the technical crew for putting Nigeria on the global map once again with their qualification for the World Cup next year. However, the final test comes on Saturday when they play the last and decisive game. They have won this competition a record eight times and I have no doubt that they will bring back the trophy to Nigeria for keeps.”

Barrister Dalung is currently in Tokyo Japan attending a ‘Country Meeting’ with Tokyo 2020 organizers, where countries are expected to make final decisions on their participation at the next Olympics.

The final of AWCON comes up on December 1, 2018 at 5pm
<![CDATA[​FLOMAT FC, BLESSED UNITY QUEENS WON FCT FA LEAGUE IN ABUJA]]>Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:17:49 GMThttp://titansportsnig.com/soccer/flomat-fc-blessed-unity-queens-won-fct-fa-league-in-abuja
The Football tournament which started few weeks ago with about 25 male teams and 4 female teams undoubtedly has finished this evening with spectators cheering up their teams that made it to the finals. In addition, the FCT FA football league which has foster many talents over the years has indeed empowered several youths who look forward to play abroad.

Earlier today during the female final match, Beautiful Tours Angels conceded defeat to Blessed Unity Queen in a 0-1 encounter after both side couldn't convert their chances at 1st-half.

Amazingly, Bridget Blessing was lucky enough to strike an early goal at 49th minutes shortly after they resumed 2nd half as a result leaving their opponent unhappy.

According to (Fct Sports Director) Chief. Dilichukwu Onyedinma, while briefing Journalists, "I'm proud the league ended this way, because we're trying to be gender sensitive since it has been male tournament, but it's nice the female teams has come to stay. She added, we look forward to improve this development as you all know, "Football is always ringing bells than any other Sports" she maintained.

Alhaji. Musa Tally (FA chairman) emphasized, "I've pledge support for the winners, but the conduct of the player's is very paramount. Hopefully, we intend to expand this competition next year as we will like to address challenges and complains from the teams" he added.

Meanwhile, in the male match Flomat FC defeated WACO Academy 1-0 to wear the 2018 FCT FA league crown.

Ikenna of Flomat FC was on target in the 27th minutes after a putting a wonderful display to penetrate the WACO defense.

WACO was denied chances of redeeming themselves in the 1st-half by Flomat's shot stopper Moses Adah.

The 2nd half saw WACO dominating the game with series of pressure on the defense line of Flomat but their efforts were not enough to savage the situation.

Speaking on behalf of the team, Chris Johnson (Coach) said, "I'm extremely excited with my team performance but it was a tough game" he summarized.

While Olushola Omole, the (CEO) told new men, "I'm so glad we won but never taught we could come this far, because they keep impressing us, so i decided to motivate them more. Adding, "our aim is to give hope to the hopeless and ensure the player's dreams come through since almost all of them are from the streets in order for them to have a better future" Omole concluded.

Conclusively, the result means Flomat FC has qualify for the National Division 4 play off that will give them a chance of competing at the Nigeria Premier League if they emerge victorious. Likewise the Blessed Unity Queens who claimed the female category.