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Nigeria’s Bolaji Wins Historic Gold At Spanish Para-Badminton International Championship

Eniola Bolaji has made history as the first African to qualify for the final and win gold at a major para badminton international championship. She achieved the feat by beating Ukraine's Oksana Kozyna 18-21,...

Badminton: BFN Gets Face Masks, Thermometers From Chinese Firms

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has received 4,000 face masks and 11 infrared thermometers from two Chinese groups- Beijing Zhonglian Zhongchen Commercial Service Center (BZZ) and Global-Hint Consulting Company Limited (GHCCL) - that have been...

Badminton: BFN Lifts Training Ban As Sponsor Donates 1,000 Face Masks

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has lifted restrictions on training and allowed its players return to the courts in line with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development...

Badminton: BFN To Register Players Online

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has finalised preparations for the online registration of all badminton players in the country. The Federation is liaising with the respective head coaches of the 36...
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Nigeria’s Obiageli Solaja Wins African Women In Badminton Award

Nigeria’s Obiageli Solaja has been awarded the 2019 African Women in Badminton Award by the Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA). The award is coming just days after Naomi Oyinloye broke a 20-year jinx to become the first Nigerian Certificated Umpire...

Lagos International Badminton Classics Postponed Over Coronavirus Pandemic

The Badminton World Federation (BWF) has decided to postpone the Lagos International Badminton Classics due to the global coronavirus pandemic. The decision was taken after consultations with the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN), the Badminton Confederation Africa (BCA) and the...

Badminton: Naomi Oyinloye Becomes Nigeria’s First BCA Certified Umpire In 20 Years

The Nigerian Badminton Federation has lauded umpire Naomi Adeoyin Oyinloye after she became the first Nigerian to be elevated to a Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA) Certificated Umpire in two decades. Ms Oyinloye achieved the status following a BCA Umpires...

Dorcas Adesokan On Course For Tokyo 2020 Olympics Despite African Championships Setback

Team Nigeria has played in 3 of the 5 Finals in the just concluded All Africa Senior Championships in Cairo, Egypt despite all challenges and frustrations which saw to the team missing the Thomas and Uber cup qualifiers (Team...
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Badminton: Egyptian Embassy May Derail Nigeria’s Olympics Hopes

Nigeria’s hope of qualifying for the badminton event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics is currently hanging in the balance as the Egyptian Embassy is yet to grant the country’s contingent visas to the All Africa Senior...

Badminton: Olympics Qualification Top Priority As BFN Unveils 2020 Programme

The President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) Francis Orbih Esq has stated that the federation is working assiduously to ensure that its leading players qualify for this year's Tokyo Olympic Games.

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FIFA Set To Extend 2019/2020 Season Indefinitely

FIFA will reportedly extend the 2019/20 season indefinitely, with an announcement to that effect expected in the next 48 hours according to The Athletic. World football...

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