77 Results for year: 2021

Nigeria Return to winning ways, defeats Sierra Leone by 6 runs

*Match 2: Nigeria Vs Sierra Leone.*   The second match of the proposed 6 T20 matches in the bilateral series between Nigeria and Sierra Leone left spectators on the edge of their seats all through the game as Nigeria showed resilience and class to tie the series at 1 at piece. Nigeria had to bounce back ... More

Sierra Leone stun Nigeria in series opener

MATCH 1: NIGERIA vs SIERRA LEONE   The Much awaited and talked about bilateral series between Nigeria and Sierra Leone has lived up to the expectation as Sierra Leone draw first blood in the proposed 6 matches encounter. Opening proceedings for the day was the official handover of the Cricket oval to the ... More

Nigeria/Sierra Leone bilateral series, old titans clash in renewed rivalry

The Nigeria/Sierra Leone Bilateral series is an age long relationship that presents the fiercest Cricket rivalry in the entire North/West Africa region. In the late 70’s, 80’s 90’s and early 21st century, this rivalry had always surpassed expectations with nail biting finishes to each game which would leave fans of ... More

Nigeria Cricket Federation Board Inaugurated, Work begins

The Honorable Minister, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development (FMYSD) Chief Sunday Dare, on Friday 8th October 2021 inaugurated the various Sport Federation Boards that will be piloting the affairs of the sport for the next Olympic circle. After a successful Cricket election, members of the Board were present ... More

New Board members emerge as Federation Elections concludes across the country

When the Olympics comes to a conclusion every 4 years, the glamour and excitement gradually withers as Athletes, Administrators and fans wake up to the inevitable reality that awaits them when they return home. The National Sport Federation Elections usually signals the end of a journey and the beginning of another. ... More

Sesan Adedeji wins man of the series with 2 half centuries for Nigeria

Nigeria's Sesan Adedeji becomes was names man of the series after excellent performances with the bat against Uganda and Kenya in the International Invitational tri-series in Kampala. Sesan was a class above everyone as his bating prowess was delightful to watch after accumulating the highest number of runs in the tourna... More

National Under-19 team arrives Zimbabwe for pre tournament tour

DREAM TEAM 2. Nigeria National Under-19 Cricket Team AKA "Junior Yellow Greens" arrive Zimbabwe for pre-tournament in preparation for the ICC Under-19 World Cup Africa Qualifier taking place in Rwanda from the 27th September to 7th October 2021. The team had their first warm up session together as they ... More

Nigeria beats Kenya in match 5 with a much improved performance

Kenya vs Nigeria (Match 5) Nigeria had a final chance to show their true credentials in the last match of the tri series as they battled Kenya for pride and bragging rights. Nigeria won the toss and elected to bat first. The match seemed like De Ja Vu again with not the ideal start that we had hoped ... More

Sesan Adedeji hits 1st half century for Nigeria against Uganda in the tri series

Nigeria vs Uganda (Match 5) Nigeria and Uganda played their last game of the tri-series, with many hoping for a favorable results against the cranes. Unfortunately, the result was the same leaving a lot to ponder. Uganda won the toss and elected to bat first, scoring their highest total in the tournam... More

Blessing Etim sets tournament record as Nigeria dispatches Cameroon by 10 wickets

The Female Yellow Greens bounced back from their last defeat against Uganda to register a flawless performance against Cameroon. Cameroon Women won the toss and elected to bat first scoring a total of 47 runs all out in 19.3 overs. Nantia Kenfac scored 23 runs off 31 balls as the only double figure as ... More