Thirty three years later, Nigeria record another 2-0 win at Lekan Salami Stadium
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Thirty three years later, Nigeria record another 2-0 win at Lekan Salami Stadium

History has repeated itself as Nigeria again secured a  2-0 win in a competitive international…

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Dollar and Naira rain fall on Olympic Eagles ahead of clash with Tanzania
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Dollar and Naira rain fall on Olympic Eagles ahead of clash with Tanzania

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and the Nigeria Football Federation have changed the narratives…

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Togolese referee in charge of Plateau United home loss in 2020 and Remo Stars loss to ASFAR  to handle Saturday Nigeria game with Tanzania
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Paris 2024: Tanzania force Olympic Eagles to 1-1 draw
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Paris 2024: Tanzania force Olympic Eagles to 1-1 draw

Two penalties, one in each half and at opposing sides, guaranteed that Saturday’s Africa U23…

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NFF set up three-man advisors on youth teams
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NFF set up three-man advisors on youth teams

President of Nigeria Football Federation, Ibrahim Musa Gusau has appointed respected football administrator and Chairman…

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Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles begin camping in Ibadan on Monday
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Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles begin camping in Ibadan on Monday

In preparation for their 2023 Africa U23 Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Tanzania this…

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A Nigerian national football team returns to Lekan Salami Stadium after 33 years
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A Nigerian national football team returns to Lekan Salami Stadium after 33 years

Only once has a Nigerian football team played a competitive match at the Lekan Salami…

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CAF may soon scrap away goals rule
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CAF may soon scrap away goals rule

TURMOIL LOOMS IN CAF AS AHMAD AND DEPUTY COME UNDER NEW FIFA PROBE
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TURMOIL LOOMS IN CAF AS AHMAD AND DEPUTY COME UNDER NEW FIFA PROBE

New York Times has revealed new investigations in the football governing body in Africa, CAF.…

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SIXTY DIAMOND MOMENTS OF NIGERIAN SPORTS HIGHLIGHT THE 60TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY!
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SIXTY DIAMOND MOMENTS OF NIGERIAN SPORTS HIGHLIGHT THE 60TH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Lead writer of the Sports Village Square takes a peep down memory…

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ZIK’S 1964 NEW YEAR MESSAGE STILL APT FOR NIGERIA 56 YEARS ON
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ZIK’S 1964 NEW YEAR MESSAGE STILL APT FOR NIGERIA 56 YEARS ON

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. On January 1, 1964, Nigeria’s first president, Nnamdi Azikiwe in a New…

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THE GOOD, THE BAD OF SPORTS IN 2019
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THE GOOD, THE BAD OF SPORTS IN 2019

BY UDOKA CHRISTIAN NJOKU, PLUS TV AFRICA If there is one thing 2019 has delivered,…

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FROM TEAM SPORTS VILLAGE SQUARE, WE WISH YOU ALLOWED,  A MERRY CHRISTMAS
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SACKED GENERAL SECRETARY BIDS FOR CAF PRESIDENCY
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SACKED GENERAL SECRETARY BIDS FOR CAF PRESIDENCY

With the life cycle of the current Confederation of African Football (CAF) administration on its…

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IT’S WINNER TAKES ALL AS EGYPT WINS ALL AT CAF U23
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IT’S WINNER TAKES ALL AS EGYPT WINS ALL AT CAF U23

Total Man of the Match: Ramadan Sobhy (Egypt) Best Goalkeeper of the tournament: Mohamed Sobhy (Egypt) Top…

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GHANA PAID THE PENALTY AS SOUTH AFRICA SHOOTS INTO OLYMPIC GAMES
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GHANA PAID THE PENALTY AS SOUTH AFRICA SHOOTS INTO OLYMPIC GAMES

South Africa joined Egypt and Cote d’Ivoire to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, after finishing…

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SUCCESSORS TO OLYMPIC EAGLES AS CAF U23 CHAMPIONS EMERGE THIS WEEKEND
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SUCCESSORS TO OLYMPIC EAGLES AS CAF U23 CHAMPIONS EMERGE THIS WEEKEND

After securing their place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, hosts Egypt face Cote d’Ivoire…

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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES
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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES

If indications that www.sportsvillagesquare.com are getting are anything to go bye, there will be an…

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EGYPT BOOK TICKET TO TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS
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EGYPT BOOK TICKET TO TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

Hosts Egypt proved too strong for South Africa, defeating them 3-0 at the U-23 Africa…

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GHANA PAYS THE PENALTY AS COTE D’IVOIRE SECURES TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC TICKET
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GHANA PAYS THE PENALTY AS COTE D’IVOIRE SECURES TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC TICKET

Cote d’Ivoire needed a penalty shootout to defeat Ghana 3-2 after a 2-2 draw in…

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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT
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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT

BY JUDE OPARA The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has observed with deep concern…

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