- Gabros International F.C. is based in the city, Presently known as Ifeanyi Ubah FC (2016 Nigeria Federation Cup Champions)
- Also in 2017 football season, Nnewi United football club was formed to participate in the Nigeria National League.
- Nnewi sports club (lawn tennis and badminton.)
- Beverly Hills Resort Recreational Club
The people of Nnewi also have a great sporting culture, especially in football. Local leagues are always organized during Afiaọlụ festival in August and Christmas period in December named “Afiaọlụ league” and “December league” respectively. It’s usually organized between the four quarters of Nnewi and for different communities in the four quarters. Those local leagues are always being sponsored by the several billionaires and millionaires Nnewi is blessed with