21-year-old Raphael Onyedika of FC Midtylland has emerged winner of the Best Young Player award in the Danish Superliga for the 2021/2022 season.
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have emerged champions of the 2022 WAFU Zone B tournament after beating Burkina Faso 2-1 in the final on June 24, 2022 in Cape Coast.
Abukakar Abdullahi scored Nigeria’s two goals in the final.
Nigeria Under-17, Golden Eaglets goalkeeper, Richard Odoh was voted the Man of the Match (MOTM).
The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria is coached by Nduka Ugbade.
Both teams have booked a spot to the 2023 Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations, which will be held in Algeria next year (2023).
Enyimba Football Club (the Peoples Elephant) has been ranked as the highest Nigerian club side in the latest Confederation of African Football, CAF Ranking 2022.
Oluwatobiloba Amusan has set a new African Record (AR) of 12.41 seconds (-0.4) in the women’s 100 meters hurdles at the Paris Diamond League 2022 on June 18, 2022.
It was a time that moved her up to third in the world in 2022, only behind World Leader Jasmine Camacho-Quinn (12.37 seconds) and Alaysha Johnson (12.40 seconds).
Nigeria has emerged in overall third place finish of the 2022 African Senior Athletics Championships with 5 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals.
The 2022 African Senior Athletics Championships edition held at the Cote d’Or National Sports Complex, Saint Pierre in Mauritius took place from 8-12 June, 2022.
Kenya, like in Asaba 4 years ago, was first on the medals table across 45 events. while South Africa finished second overall.