AMBASSADOR HOPES FOR NIGERIA, RUSSIA WORLD CUP FINAL
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AMBASSADOR HOPES FOR NIGERIA, RUSSIA WORLD CUP FINAL

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Nigeria, Nikolay Udovichenko dreams of Russia –Nigeria clash in the final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Luzhniki…

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NFF SETS UP INTERNAL INQUIRY OVER FIFA DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE’S DECISION
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NFF SETS UP INTERNAL INQUIRY OVER FIFA DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE’S DECISION

Following the forfeiture of Nigeria’s last match with Algeria, the Media Department of the NFF has reported that the federation was sad about the decision and that internal…

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FOR LACK OF RECORDS, NIGERIA FORFIETS ALGERIA’S MATCH
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FOR LACK OF RECORDS, NIGERIA FORFIETS ALGERIA’S MATCH

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Improper record-keeping has again taken its toll on Nigerian football as FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee imposed sanction on Super Eagles. Consequently, the Super Eagles have…

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IT’S NEYMAR VERSUS RONALDO AS REAL MADRID PSG CLASH IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
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IT’S NEYMAR VERSUS RONALDO AS REAL MADRID PSG CLASH IN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Two of the three most prominent footballers of the current era, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo will go head-to-head following the Monday draw of the last 16 of the…

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EGYPT’S SALAH BEATS NIGERIA’S MOSES TO BBC AWARD
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EGYPT’S SALAH BEATS NIGERIA’S MOSES TO BBC AWARD

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Egypt’s Mohamed Salah has one of the two prestigious awards for the African footballer, the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2007. BBC on…

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CAMEROON’S ITALIA ’90 DEFENDER, MASSING, DIES
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CAMEROON’S ITALIA ’90 DEFENDER, MASSING, DIES

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Former Cameroon defender, Benjamin Massing aged 55, has died. The cause of his death was not revealed. He was a member of the record-setting…

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MESSI MADE THE DIFFERENCE IN OUR  CLASH WITH ARGENTINA, SAYS ROHR
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MESSI MADE THE DIFFERENCE IN OUR CLASH WITH ARGENTINA, SAYS ROHR

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   The fear of Lionel Messi could be the beginning of wisdom, if comments of Nigeria’s manager, Gernot Rohr are anything to by. The Nigerian…

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POLISH TEST FOR GERNOT ROHRS’ MEN IN FIFA’S FIRST 2018 INTERNATIONAL MATCH CALENDAR DAY
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POLISH TEST FOR GERNOT ROHRS’ MEN IN FIFA’S FIRST 2018 INTERNATIONAL MATCH CALENDAR DAY

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Effectively, the Super Eagles’ World Cup build-up begins on March 23, the first of the four FIFA International match days of 2018. The Nigerian…

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SUPERSAND EAGLES AIM FOR LEBANON’S JUGULAR
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SUPERSAND EAGLES AIM FOR LEBANON’S JUGULAR

The fireworks continue at the annual COPA Lagos International Beach Soccer Tournament on Saturday with Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles ready to trample all over their counterparts from Lebanon at…

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SUPER EAGLES BEGIN BUILD-UP FOR CHAN WITH SUPER SIX
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SUPER EAGLES BEGIN BUILD-UP FOR CHAN WITH SUPER SIX

The home –based Super Eagles contingent arrived the ancient city of Kano on Saturday afternoon as Head Coach Salisu Yusuf and his crew countenance the beginning of preparations…

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PERU’S CAPTAIN AND TOP SCORER BANNED FROM WORLD CUP
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PERU’S CAPTAIN AND TOP SCORER BANNED FROM WORLD CUP

  Peru, the last team to make it to Russia 2018 has become the first of the 32 World Cup teams to be visited with disciplinary action. The…

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VICTOR MOSES LISTED AMONG TOP TEN RIGHT BACK IN THE WORLD
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VICTOR MOSES LISTED AMONG TOP TEN RIGHT BACK IN THE WORLD

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Nigeria’s double award seeking star, Victor Moses has been ranked among the top 10 skilled right wing back in the world by America’s ESPN.…

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IT’S 5-5 AS CRISTIANO RONALDO EQUALS MESSI’S BALLON D’OR FEAT
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IT’S 5-5 AS CRISTIANO RONALDO EQUALS MESSI’S BALLON D’OR FEAT

Modern day football seems to be about two main characters – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. When it comes to individual statistics, the mention of one evokes that…

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MESSI WANTS HIGUAIN BACK IN ARGENTINA’S WORLD CUP SQUAD
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MESSI WANTS HIGUAIN BACK IN ARGENTINA’S WORLD CUP SQUAD

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Argentina’s captain, Lionel Messi, has joined the President of Argentina Football Association, Claudio Tapai in drumming support for the recall of Juventus’ hit-man, Gonzalo…

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SUPER EAGLES TO FACE ENGLAND IN PRE-WORLD CUP FRIENDLY
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SUPER EAGLES TO FACE ENGLAND IN PRE-WORLD CUP FRIENDLY

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. The Super Eagles will play a pre-World Cup friendly match with England, the UK-based Skysport has reported, quoting the general secretary of the Nigeria Football…

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SUPER EAGLES ARE WEAKEST TEAM IN GROUP D, SAYS AGUERO
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SUPER EAGLES ARE WEAKEST TEAM IN GROUP D, SAYS AGUERO

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Manchester City and Argentina’s striker, Sergio Aguero has dismissed the Super Eagles as the least headache Argentina will face in Group D when the…

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ICELAND EYES FORMER SUPER EAGLES’ ASSISTANT COACH
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ICELAND EYES FORMER SUPER EAGLES’ ASSISTANT COACH

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   In political arena, there is a saying that there are no permanent friends or enemies, but permanent interest. So also it seems in sports,…

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SUPER EAGLES COACH SEARCH FOR SUITABLE CAMP IN RUSSIA
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SUPER EAGLES COACH SEARCH FOR SUITABLE CAMP IN RUSSIA

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Nigeria Super Eagles’ technical adviser, Gernot Rohr is yet to return from Russia after last Friday’s Final Draw of the World Cup 2018 where…

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NIGERIA DEFEAT OF ARGENTINA, OPENS WAY FOR HIGUAIN
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NIGERIA DEFEAT OF ARGENTINA, OPENS WAY FOR HIGUAIN

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   President of Argentine football federation, Claudio Tapai has drummed the support for the recall of Juventus’ hit-man, Gonzalo Higuain to the Argentina national team.…

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LIONEL MESSI STATUE’S LEGS CUT OFF IN ARGENTINA
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LIONEL MESSI STATUE’S LEGS CUT OFF IN ARGENTINA

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. The legendary Lionel Messi may not be an all-round popular figure after all, especially in his home country, Argentina. Sports Village Square has gathered from…

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HERNÁN CRESPO RECOMMENDS MESSI AND DYBALA PAIR TO WRECK NIGERIA IN RUSSIA 2018
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HERNÁN CRESPO RECOMMENDS MESSI AND DYBALA PAIR TO WRECK NIGERIA IN RUSSIA 2018

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Hernan Crespo who featured for Argentina in three encounters with Nigeria in Atlanta 96 Olympic Games football final, the 1995 Inter Continental Cup in…

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