FRANCE 2019: SUPER FALCONS RUN IN THE WOODS
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FRANCE 2019: SUPER FALCONS RUN IN THE WOODS

The nine –time African champions, Nigeria’s super Falcons went on an endurance drill in the woods of Bad Tatzmannsdorf on Saturday, as the technical crew swung to stamina…

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FLYING EAGLES ARE A MATCH TO WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16
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FLYING EAGLES ARE A MATCH TO WORLD CUP ROUND OF 16

It is 20 years since Nigeria defeated the USA, 2-1 in their only clash at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Saudi Arabia. The Nigeria Flying Eagles are…

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VIDEO: YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET, SAYS NEW FLYING EAGLE, DELE-BASHIRU
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VIDEO: YOU AIN’T SEEN NOTHING YET, SAYS NEW FLYING EAGLE, DELE-BASHIRU

The last time Nigeria won their opening match at the FIFA U-20 World Cup   was back in 2011, against Guatemala. Since then the Flying Eagles, who have never…

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VIDEO: FOUR-STAR FLYING EAGLES ARRIVE IN BIELSKO-BIALA
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VIDEO: FOUR-STAR FLYING EAGLES ARRIVE IN BIELSKO-BIALA

Nigeria’s U20 boys arrived in the city of Bielsko-Biala on Saturday morning for their second game of the FIFA U20 World Cup against the United States of America…

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FRANCE 2019: EBI, OPARANOZIE, OSHOALA, 20 OTHERS IN NIGERIA’S FINAL SQUAD
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FRANCE 2019: EBI, OPARANOZIE, OSHOALA, 20 OTHERS IN NIGERIA’S FINAL SQUAD

Power forward, Desire Oparanozie and defender Onome Ebi top the list of 23 players who will don Nigeria’s colours at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France,…

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SOARING FLYING EAGLES ALMOST SPELL QATAR WITH GOALS
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SOARING FLYING EAGLES ALMOST SPELL QATAR WITH GOALS

With a 4-0 win over Qatar, Nigeria’s Flying Eagles were off to a flying start winning their first opening match in three editions of the U-20 World Cup,…

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DESPITE DISTRACTIONS, WE REMAIN FOCUSSED SAYS NFF BOSS, PINNICK
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DESPITE DISTRACTIONS, WE REMAIN FOCUSSED SAYS NFF BOSS, PINNICK

Even though it is a highly loaded period for Nigerian football, having to complete the domestic fixtures for continental flag bearers to emerge and also having three consecutive…

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NIGERIA’S FLYING EAGLES SET TO REENACT THEIR FORM OF OLD
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NIGERIA’S FLYING EAGLES SET TO REENACT THEIR FORM OF OLD

It is 14 years since Nigeria’s Flying Eagles last made appreciable impact at the FIFA U-20 World Cup, finishing runners-up to Lionel Messi-inspired Argentina. The runners-up position, which…

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FIFA NAMES NIGERIA’S DELE-BASHIRU, PRESIDENT WEAH’S SON AMONG BOYS TO WATCH
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FIFA NAMES NIGERIA’S DELE-BASHIRU, PRESIDENT WEAH’S SON AMONG BOYS TO WATCH

As Nigeria’s Flying Eagles take on Qatar this Friday on Match Day 2 of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland, midfielder, Tom Dele-Bashiru has been named by…

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VIDEO: SENEGAL’S AMADOU SAGNA RESTS NIGERIA’S MONDAY ODIAKA’S 34-YEAR RECORD AT U-20 WORLD CUP
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VIDEO: SENEGAL’S AMADOU SAGNA RESTS NIGERIA’S MONDAY ODIAKA’S 34-YEAR RECORD AT U-20 WORLD CUP

After 34 years, the FIFA U-20 World Cup now has a new fastest marksman as Senegal’s Amadou Sagna fired Senegal to a 3-0 win over Tahiti as the…

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POLAND 2019: FLYING EAGLES GO FOR THREE POINTS AGAINST QATAR
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POLAND 2019: FLYING EAGLES GO FOR THREE POINTS AGAINST QATAR

Two –time runners up Nigeria will go all out for the three points when they take to the pitch of the 15,300 –capacity Tychy Stadium against Qatar in…

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FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP HUNTING GROUND FOR FUTURE STARS
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FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP HUNTING GROUND FOR FUTURE STARS

As the 22nd of the second-tier FIFA competition kicks off eyes will be on the stars that will emerge as in previous editions. Players at the Poland 2019…

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NIGERIANS ARE THE FASTEST MARKSMEN AT FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP
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NIGERIANS ARE THE FASTEST MARKSMEN AT FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. As the FIFA U-20 World Cup kicks off in Poland this Thursday, Nigeria already has a position in the record books. Among the nine fastest…

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NIGERIA TAKES CENTRE STAGE AS FIFA UNDER-20 WORLD CUP  KICKS-OFF IN POLAND
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NIGERIA TAKES CENTRE STAGE AS FIFA UNDER-20 WORLD CUP KICKS-OFF IN POLAND

BY  KUNLE SOLAJA It is 30 years since Nigeria’s Flying Eagles achieved their all-time best as runners-up in the now renamed FIFA U-20 World Cup which enters it…

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NFF: WE ARE KEEPING ALL COMPETITIONS IN FULL FOCUS
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NFF: WE ARE KEEPING ALL COMPETITIONS IN FULL FOCUS

The Nigeria Football Federation says it is keeping good focus on the several competitions in which the various national teams are participating this year, beginning with the trio…

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MUHAMMED CELEBRATES TEAM-OF-THE-WEEK SPOTLIGHT WITH HNK GORICA
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MUHAMMED CELEBRATES TEAM-OF-THE-WEEK SPOTLIGHT WITH HNK GORICA

With a game to spare in the Croatian Priva HHL, erstwhile Golden Eaglets’ captain Musa Muhammed was named along with other teammates in the Team-of-the-Week as HNK Gorica…

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SUPER FALCONS ARRIVE AT SUPER EAGLES’ WORLD CUP TRAINING CAMP IN AUSTRIA
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SUPER FALCONS ARRIVE AT SUPER EAGLES’ WORLD CUP TRAINING CAMP IN AUSTRIA

African champions Nigeria have landed at the Avita Resort facility in the Austrian city of Bad Tatzmannsdorf for a two –week residential camping ahead of the 8th FIFA Women’s…

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FIFA BRIEFS FLYING EAGLES GO TO FIFA CLASSROOM, AS NEW FOOTBALL LAWS ARE OPERATIONAL
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FIFA BRIEFS FLYING EAGLES GO TO FIFA CLASSROOM, AS NEW FOOTBALL LAWS ARE OPERATIONAL

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, have been fully schooled on best practices and moves and gestures to avoid on field infractions at the FIFA U20 World Cup finals…

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NIGERIA’S ZAKARI NAMED IN VIRSLIGA’S TEAM OF THE WEEK AGAIN
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NIGERIA’S ZAKARI NAMED IN VIRSLIGA’S TEAM OF THE WEEK AGAIN

Junior international Lukman Halilu Zakari maintains his rich vein of form in the Latvian Virsliga over the weekend and was named in the Team-of-the Week for the second…

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115-YEAR OLD FIFA UNDER FIRE FOR WOMEN’S WORLD CUP TICKET FIASCO
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115-YEAR OLD FIFA UNDER FIRE FOR WOMEN’S WORLD CUP TICKET FIASCO

World football governing body, FIFA gets condemnations instead of congratulatory messages as it clocks 115 this Tuesday. FIFA was founded in Paris on May 21, 1904. According to…

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FRANCE 2019: SANUSI CHARGES SUPER FALCONS TO SET NEW NIGERIAN RECORD AT FIFA WORLD CUP
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FRANCE 2019: SANUSI CHARGES SUPER FALCONS TO SET NEW NIGERIAN RECORD AT FIFA WORLD CUP

African champions Nigeria departed the shores of the country on Monday for Austria, where they will set up a two –week residential camping before flying to France for…

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