14 Results for month: 09/2021

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

Female Yellow Greens lose to to Uganda in Bizarre circumstance

Nigeria Women’s team was looking to bounce back from the defeat against Namibia in their 3rd match against Uganda to salvage any hope of qualifying for the semi-final in Group B. Uganda won the toss and elected to bat first, scoring a total of 104 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs. Nigeria’s ... More

Kenya and Uganda humble Nigeria as tri-series begins in Kampala

KENYA vs NIGERIA (Men’s Tri Series, Uganda) Nigeria played her first match against Kenya at the ongoing international invitational tri-series in Uganda. Nigeria won the toss and elected to bat first. Nigeria maintained a 5 runs per over ration to sit comfortably at 50 runs after 10 overs. Runs rate ... More

Nigeria Women Succumbs to superior firepower against Namibia in Match 2

Namibia won the toss and elected to bat first. Namibia started really well racing to 21 runs in just 3 overs before losing the 1st wicket to Abdulquadri Taiwo. The 2nd wicket fell very quickly to Efosa Joy for just 23 runs in the 4th over. Namibia turned on the heat on Nigeria to race to 68 runs in 10 overs. Efosa Joy and ... More

Nigeria beats Sierra Leone in the opening fixture of Women’s World Cup Qualifier

Nigeria begins her world cup qualification with a resounding victory against West Africa rivals Sierra Leone with a 5 wickets victory. Sierra Leone won the toss and elected to bat first. Opening bowling pair for Nigeria Abdulquadri Taiwo and Efosa Joy bowled decently with the latter getting the 1st wicket in the 4th ... More

National Youth Games zonal qualification update

NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES ZONAL QUALIFICATION UPDATE. The 6th Edition of the National Youth Games is scheduled to take place from the 10th - 20th October 2021 in Ilorin, Kwara State. The tournament which is an under-15 age graded tournament is designed to showcase and discover the next generation of talents and superstars in ... More