Gov. Bello Sacks Kogi United, Confluence Queens Managements

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has sacked the managements of Kogi United FC and Confluence Queens FC. Secretary to the State Government, Folashade Ayoade, announced the sack in a statement on Tuesday. Mrs. Ayoade did not state the reason for the government’s action. In Kogi, sports enthusiasts told the News Agency of Nigeria that the […]

Turkish Women’s Cup: Kogi-born Ramat Gets Maiden Super Falcons Call-up

Head Coach of Super Falcons, Randy Waldrum has handed Kogi-born midfielder, Ramat Ohunene Abdulkareem her maiden Nigeria call-up ahead of the Turkish Women’s Cup in Alanya. Ramat’s late call-up is coming on the heels of reports that four national team players has pulled out of the tournament. 21-year old Ramat currently plays for Adana Idmanyurduspor […]

Lack of Funds: Kogi Confluence Queens to Boycott NWPL Match Against Robo FC

Except with last-minute intervention by Kogi State Government, Confluence Queens will not honor their NWPL home game against FC Robo on Wednesday. Following the one-month postponement of matches due to the Covid 19 mandatory test, the NWPL may witness its first walk-over under the current league board as reports say Confluence Queens have no money […]

Unpaid Sign-on Fees: Kogi United Chairman Frowns at Players’ Protest

The management of Kogi United football club has frowned at the peaceful protest embarked upon by players of the club in Lokoja on Thursday to press home demands for the release of their accumulated sign on fees. Chairman of the club, Mallam Abdul Sule, in a statement issued on Saturday said the players should have […]

Unpaid Sign-On Fee: Kogi United Players Takes Protest to Government House

Players of Kogi United, on Thursday, launched a peaceful protest at the Kogi State Government House to press home the demand for their unpaid two years sign-on-fees for two years. The players who were dressed in their club colours marched to the State Government House to lodge their complaint to Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello. They […]

Kogi United Players, Staff Undergoes COVID-19 Test

In line with the directive of the Nigeria National League (NNL), management staff, coaches and players of Kogi United Football Club has undergone test for coronavirus. In a statement issued by its media officer, Godwin Wambebe, in Lokoja on Wednesday, the COVID-19 test was carried out at the Kogi State Specialist Hospital. Wambebe stated that […]

2021 Nat’l Sport Festival: Athletes Protest as Kogi State Fails to Register Athletics

Ahead of the 2021 National Sports Festival, Kogi State government has failed to register athletes for athletics. The National Sports Festival is billed to take place from 14th to 28th February, 2021 in Benin, Edo state. The shocking development is coming after the Fatimah Yusuf-led state association, inaugurated in July 2020, organized the maiden Nasiru […]

YSFON Appoints Coach Kamar Abubakar Kogi East Zonal Coordinator

Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON), Kogi State chapter, has appointed Coach Kamar Abubakar as Zonal Coordinator. In a letter signed by the state chairman, Alhaji Umar Nnda, Coach Kamar was appointed to represent and coordinate activities of YSFON in the nine local governments in Kogi East senatorial district. Alhaji Nnda stated that Kamar was […]

NNL Honors Kogi United Chairman as Football Icon

Chairman of Kogi United, Mallam Abdul Sule has been honored with a Football Icon award by the Nigeria National League (NNL) on Friday. At the 2021 NNL Congress in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, the President of the Most Important League in Nigeria, Senator Obinna Ogba described Mallam Abdul Sule as a blessing to football. He added […]

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