INFANTINO HAILS NFF, SAYS RUSSIA IS 99% SET FOR WORLD CUP
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INFANTINO HAILS NFF, SAYS RUSSIA IS 99% SET FOR WORLD CUP

    FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has poured encomiums on the Amaju Pinnick –led NFF, saying the Nigerian Federation has shown excellent vision and focus, and has taken…

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NIGERIA READY AND ABLE TO HOST ANY FIFA EVENT, SAYS PINNICK
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NIGERIA READY AND ABLE TO HOST ANY FIFA EVENT, SAYS PINNICK

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has assured world football –governing body, FIFA that the country is ready, able and willing to host any major football…

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TO BE OR NOT TO BE AS NIGERIA’S FLAMINGOS STORM YAOUNDE FOR WORLD CUP TICKET
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TO BE OR NOT TO BE AS NIGERIA’S FLAMINGOS STORM YAOUNDE FOR WORLD CUP TICKET

The Nigerian delegation of U17 women national football team, Flamingos, will on Friday arrive in Yaoundé, Cameroon for their final round, return leg of the 2018 FIFA U17…

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SCORING AGAINST CROATIA AT WORLD CUP WILL BE A BIRTHDAY GIFT, SAYS IGHALO
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SCORING AGAINST CROATIA AT WORLD CUP WILL BE A BIRTHDAY GIFT, SAYS IGHALO

  BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo who will turn 29 years on the day Nigeria will face Croatia at Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, looks…

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EXPECTEDLY, FIFA RANKING RUBBISHES AFRICAN FOOTBALL!
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EXPECTEDLY, FIFA RANKING RUBBISHES AFRICAN FOOTBALL!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   As projected two weeks ago by the Sports Village Square, all the teams that performed well at the African Nations Championship in Morocco have…

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WHY FORTUNA SITTARD SACKED ME, OLISEH
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WHY FORTUNA SITTARD SACKED ME, OLISEH

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Former Super Eagles manager and skipper, Sunday Oliseh who was on Wednesday relieved of his duties as coach of the Dutch second division side,…

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SUNDAY OLISEH SACKED IN HOLLAND
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SUNDAY OLISEH SACKED IN HOLLAND

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Barely two weeks to the second anniversary of his resignation as the manager of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh who once captained the national…

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THE MAGIC OF COLOURS; WHY SUPER EAGLES DUMP THE WHITE SHIRT
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THE MAGIC OF COLOURS; WHY SUPER EAGLES DUMP THE WHITE SHIRT

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. When last week the Super Eagles’ 2018 World Cup kit was officially unveiled in London by the manufacturers, there were two easily noticeable facts. First,…

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ODEGBAMI, ADEPOJU TIP NDIDI TO TAME LEWANDOWSKI IN MATCH WITH POLAND
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ODEGBAMI, ADEPOJU TIP NDIDI TO TAME LEWANDOWSKI IN MATCH WITH POLAND

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. Liverpool target, Wilfred Ndidi is the Nigerian player to watch when the Super Eagles take on Poland in Nigeria’s first pre-World Cup build up next…

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MFM IN GOOD CONTINENTAL DEBUT
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MFM IN GOOD CONTINENTAL DEBUT

  Lagos club, MFM on Sunday made a good debut on the continent after being forced to a 1-1 draw by a more continentally experienced side, AS Real…

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CHELSEA CAN’T SACK ME, SAYS ANTONIO CONTE
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CHELSEA CAN’T SACK ME, SAYS ANTONIO CONTE

  Chelsea manager Antonio Conte who is expected to leave at the end of the season has insisted that Chelsea would be stupid to sack him at the…

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MAN U MANAGER, MOURINHO WILL NOT LET DAVID DE GEA GO
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MAN U MANAGER, MOURINHO WILL NOT LET DAVID DE GEA GO

  Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has insisted his unwillingness to let first choice goalkeeper, David de Gea leave the club for Real Madrid this summer. The goalkeeper…

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LALIGA/NWFL MOU TIMELY, SAYS AISHA FALODE
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LALIGA/NWFL MOU TIMELY, SAYS AISHA FALODE

  Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) chairperson, Aisha Falode has described as a new dawn in women football development the recent endorsed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the…

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MESSI, RONALDO WILL BE NEIGHBOURS AT FIFA WORLD CUP IN RUSSIA
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MESSI, RONALDO WILL BE NEIGHBOURS AT FIFA WORLD CUP IN RUSSIA

  Global football rivals, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will be almost within shouting reach of each other at their abode during the Russia 2018 World Cup finals…

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NIGERIAN TRIO OF PLATEAU, MFM, AKWA BEGIN CONTINENTAL RACE
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NIGERIAN TRIO OF PLATEAU, MFM, AKWA BEGIN CONTINENTAL RACE

As former African champions, Enyimba, one of Nigeria’s representatives in the same competition, draw bye into the next round alongside nine other eminent clubs on the continent, the…

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NIGERIA, OTHERS GET FIFA OK ON BASE CAMP
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NIGERIA, OTHERS GET FIFA OK ON BASE CAMP

  By BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Essentuki Community in Russia should be set to receive the Super Eagles when the 2018 World Cup begins. This is sequel to FIFA’s…

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VIDEO: FIFA HAILS ‘SOARING SUPER EAGLES’
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VIDEO: FIFA HAILS ‘SOARING SUPER EAGLES’

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   The performances of Nigeria’s Super Eagles at the previous World Cup finals has been highlighted by FIFA in its website. It is part of…

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PLATEAU UTD, MFM AKWA UTD SET FOR CONTINENTAL CHALLENGES
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PLATEAU UTD, MFM AKWA UTD SET FOR CONTINENTAL CHALLENGES

Nigeria champions, Plateau United, are hopeful of a good outing  as they kick-start  their continental cup campaign against Eding Sport of Cameroon in one of this weekend’s Total…

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BRITISH NEWSPAPER RATES SUPER EAGLES’ WORLD CUP KIT AS THE BEST
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BRITISH NEWSPAPER RATES SUPER EAGLES’ WORLD CUP KIT AS THE BEST

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   British tabloid, Daily Mail has reported positive reception of the Nigeria’s World Cup kit unveiled in London on Wednesday. The kit is made by…

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FIFA RANKING SET TO RUBBISH CHAN STATUS
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FIFA RANKING SET TO RUBBISH CHAN STATUS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   It may not have met much in projecting Nigeria’s ranking even if the Super Eagles had won the African Nations Championship last Sunday in…

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SILVER-WINNING SUPER EAGLES AT THE BRINK OF AFRICAN RECORD
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SILVER-WINNING SUPER EAGLES AT THE BRINK OF AFRICAN RECORD

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   African Nations Championship’s runners-up, Super Eagles B team returned to Nigeria Tuesday morning proudly clutching their silver medals. Their performance in Morocco remains the…

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