CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba through to quarterfinals

first_imgRelatedPosts Shell’s 20km gas pipeline connects industrial zones in Aba Runaway coronavirus positive case in Aba surrenders self, family to hospital Abia State Commissioner dies Former African champions, Enyimba FC of Aba, have qualified for the quarterfinals stage of the CAF Confederations Cup, following their 5-2 win over San Pedro of Cote d’ Ivoire at Stade Felix Houphouet-Boigny on Sunday. Goals from Abdulrahaman Bashir, Victor Mbaoma, Austine Oladapo, Stanley Dimgba and Cyril Olisema secured victory to the Nigerian side. Abdulrahaman and Mbaoma’s goals shot Enyimba up in an explosive opening minutes, before Jimoh pulled one back for the hosts in the sixth. Oladapo made it three before Cyril Olisema’s deflected pass into the bottom corner for the fourth goal, while Dimgba grabbed the fifth goal on the night. With 10 points from six matches, the Fatai Osho-lads finished second behind Hassania Agadir, who topped the group with 11 points. The duo of Paradou AC and San Pedro with eight and three points failed to make the next round of the competition.Tags: AbaAbdulrahman BashirAustine OladapoEnyimba FCVictor Mbaomalast_img read more

Nigeria’s Team off to FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup

first_img“We are travelling early to Asuncion in order to participate in an eight-nation pre-competition tournament that will take place in Asuncion, 12th – 16th November. After the tournament, the team will continue intensive training ahead of our first match against Portugal on 22nd November,” Team Administrator, Sunday Okayi, announced yesterday.The pre-competition tournament will involve Oman, Tahiti, Paraguay, Nigeria, Belarus, United Arab Emirates, Senegal and one other team to be confirmed.Nigeria, winners of the African title in 2007 and 2009, and quarter –finalists at the World Cup in 2007 and 2011, have a mountain to surmount in Group B against Brazil (ranked world number one), Portugal (ranked world number two) and Oman (ranked number 14 in the world). Nigeria is ranked 21st in the world.Host nation Paraguay will tackle Japan in the tournament opening game on 21st November. After their first game against Portugal on 22nd November, the Supersand Eagles take to the beach against Oman on 24th November and then against Brazil two days later.Head Coach Audu Adamu ‘Ejo’ has listed veterans Abu Azeez and Victor Tale in his final squad of 12, with Emmanuel Ohwoferia, Emeka Ogbonna, Godspower Igudia, Dami Paul and Taiwo Adams also in.Godwin Tale (Victor’s younger brother), Egan-Osi Ekujimi, Babatunde Badmus, Godwin Iorbee and Hameed Kareem are the other names on the list.GROUPSGroup A: Paraguay, Japan, Switzerland, USAGroup B: Uruguay, Mexico, Italy, TahitiGroup C: Belarus, United Arab Emirates, Senegal, RussiaGroup D: Brazil, Oman, Portugal, NigeriaShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Players and officials of the beach soccer national team, Supersand Eagles, will jet out of the country on Friday to Paraguay for this year’s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup finals.The two-time African champions picked a ticket for the 10th edition of the global finals after finishing second behind Senegal at the Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations staged in Egypt in December last year.This year’s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup will hold between 21st November and 1st December in Asuncion, capital of Paraguay. Match venue is the ‘Los Pynandi’ World Cup Stadium, named after the Paraguayan national beach soccer team and located at the headquarters of the Paraguayan Olympic Committee in Greater Asuncion.last_img read more

Tipp junior footballers prevail after extra-time

first_imgWaterford started the match positively and led by 0-6 to 0-4 at half-time.However, the Premier County were always on their coat-tails and did enough to set up a semi-final clash with Cork next month. Tommy Toomey’s team  beat Waterford 0-16 to 0-15 after extra-time at Fraher Field, Dungarvan .David Butler’s point in the second period of the additional playing time proved to be the decisive score.Tipp had levelled matters in injury time at the end of the second half courtesy of Aidan Butler putting the ball over the bar.last_img read more

Gamification Guru Yu-Kai Chou joins Incentive Games advisory

first_imgShare StumbleUpon Submit John Gordon: Incentive Games – Putting the Reality into Virtual April 24, 2020 BtoBet integrates Incentive Games content July 29, 2020 Related Articles John Gordon – Incentive GamesEdinburgh-based industry software development studio Incentive Games, has announced that it has significantly expanded its gamification capacities, appointing renowned digital games strategist Yu-kai Chou to its corporate advisory.The author of ‘Actionable Gamification’, Chou is the designer of the ‘Octalysis Framework’, a leading strategy for the effective gamification of products and services across multiple sectors.Considered a trusted figurehead in gamification strategies, Chou has further advised technology giants Google, Tesla, TEDx and Huawei on product strategies targeting audience development.In his advisory remit, Chou will aid Incentive Games leadership and tech teams in developing ‘competitive advantages’ through gamification disciplines and product development, as the software studio seeks to expand in the markets of the US and Africa.“We are thrilled to have Yu-Kai Chou joining the Incentive Games team, his work in gamification and behavioural design is truly best in class, we can’t wait to implement his ideas into our games going forward” said John Gordon, CEO of Incentive Games, on the announcement.This April, Incentive Games launched its new Jackpots Predict6 and Quick6 product range for US market incumbents, seeking to deliver new engagement dynamics across website and mobile app verticals. Share FES and Incentive Games launch esports prediction game June 2, 2020last_img read more