357 Results for author: Musa Musa

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

Hard Work Pays, The story of a noiseless grassroots cricket supporter.

We may be wondering why the heading of this piece is centered on *Hard Work* and *Grassroots* of our dear game. Cricket development is a collective responsibility for us in this unique family naturally because of what we have gained from the sport and how it has helped shaped our lives to become responsible and reputable ... More

Female Yellow Greens set for world cup qualifier tourney in Botswana

The Nigeria National Women’s Cricket team A.K.A ‘Female Yellow Greens’ are set to depart the shores of country in a quest to qualify for the ICC Women’s World Cup in 2022. The Ladies that have been camped in Benin City, Edo State for the last 6 weeks will be in the shape of their lives when they play against ... More

Nigeria Senior Men’s team set to feature in tri-series in Uganda

As the series of international tournaments comes in thick and fast for Nigeria, the Federation has moved to prepare early as the look to participate in an international Tri series featuring Kenya and Host Uganda. The tri Series will take place from 7th -18th September in Kampala, where Nigeria will look to feature in her ... More

Ibeju Lekki Cricket Club 1 crowned champions of Lagos T-20 tourney

The maiden edition of the Lagos T20 Knock-Out Cricket Tournament held at the Unilag Cricket Oval came to a close on Sunday 29th August 2021, with Ibeju Lekki Cricket Club 1 crowned champions. The final match was played between PIONEERS CRICKET CLUB and IBEJU LEKKI CRICKET CLUB, who opt to field after winning the ... More

Final Women’s team for ICC T-20 World Cup Africa Qualifier announced

The Nigeria Cricket Federation has announced the final Women’s list that will be participating at the ICC Women’s T-20 World Cup Africa Qualifier, scheduled to take place from 7th – 20th September 2021 in Botswana. A total of 20 ladies were invited to camp which took place in Benin City, and was later pruned to 14 ... More