NIGERIA’S FORMER SPORTS MINISTER, KA’OJE DIES, BURIED IN ABUJA
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NIGERIA’S FORMER SPORTS MINISTER, KA’OJE DIES, BURIED IN ABUJA

Bala Bawa Ka’oje, a former Nigerian sports minister who died in Abuja on Tuesday morning has been buried in Nigeria’s capital city. His death threw the Nigerian sports…

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WAFU CUP FINAL:  EAGLETS IN BELATED COMEBACK RALLY  AGAINST COTE D’IVOIRE
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WAFU CUP FINAL: EAGLETS IN BELATED COMEBACK RALLY AGAINST COTE D’IVOIRE

Again, Cote d’Ivoire proved too strong for Nigeria in football. In six consecutive matches since September 2019, Ivorian teams have dealt with different grades of Nigeria’s national teams…

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NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION SETS UP SPECIAL COVID-19 TASK FORCE
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NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION SETS UP SPECIAL COVID-19 TASK FORCE

The Nigeria Football Federation has empanelled a special COVID-19 task force charged with working with the various League bodies to monitor compliance with the COVID-19 protocols by all…

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IRREGULAR COVID-19 RESULTS FORCE NWFL LEAGUE POSTPONEMENT BY ONE MONTH
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IRREGULAR COVID-19 RESULTS FORCE NWFL LEAGUE POSTPONEMENT BY ONE MONTH

The Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode, at the weekend announced an additional one month postponement of the NWFL Premiership season in a frantic bid…

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BREAKING: COTE D’IVOIRE TO FACE NIGERIA IN WAFU U17 FINAL
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BREAKING: COTE D’IVOIRE TO FACE NIGERIA IN WAFU U17 FINAL

As it was in the beginning, so it will be in the end! That is the setting for the WAFU – B U17 final match that will hold…

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NIGERIA NATIONAL LEAGUE KICKS OFF ON JANUARY 30
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NIGERIA NATIONAL LEAGUE KICKS OFF ON JANUARY 30

Nigeria championship’s second tier, the Nigeria National League, will commence its 2020/2021 Season on Saturday, 30th January, 2021. This decision was reached at the Annual General Meeting of the…

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EUNISELL RENEWS RIVERS UTD SPONSORSHIP; LOOKS TO CHANGE GAME’S DYNAMIC
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EUNISELL RENEWS RIVERS UTD SPONSORSHIP; LOOKS TO CHANGE GAME’S DYNAMIC

Eunisell, Nigeria’s largest independent chemicals and oil & gas production Solutions Company has renewed its 2020/2021 season sponsorship with Port Harcourt’s Rivers United. Eunisell is the longest standing…

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NIGERIA’S GOLDEN EAGLETS PICK U-17 AFCON TICKET
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NIGERIA’S GOLDEN EAGLETS PICK U-17 AFCON TICKET

The Nigeria u-17 team Friday evening beat Burkina Faso 1-0 to qualify for the final of WAFU zone B tournament. In so doing, the team also picked a…

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NFF BIDS EX- INTERNATIONAL, AJIBADE BABALADE FAREWELL
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NFF BIDS EX- INTERNATIONAL, AJIBADE BABALADE FAREWELL

The Nigeria Football Federation has paid glowing tributes to former Super Eagles’ defender, Ajibade Babalade, who died on 4September 2020 and laid to rest in Ibadan, this Friday…

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BREAKING: AMERICA – BOUND IGHALO CONSIDERS RETURN TO SUPER EAGLES
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BREAKING: AMERICA – BOUND IGHALO CONSIDERS RETURN TO SUPER EAGLES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA With time running out on his loan spell at Manchester United, Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo is now considering a return to Super Eagles and a possible move…

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BENIN REPUBLIC TO HOST RIVERS UNITED VS BLOEMFONTEIN CONFEDERATION CUP DUEL
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BENIN REPUBLIC TO HOST RIVERS UNITED VS BLOEMFONTEIN CONFEDERATION CUP DUEL

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The rescheduled CAF Confederation Cup duel involving Nigeria’s Rivers United and South Africa’s Bloemfontein Celtic will now hold in Porto Novo, Benin Republic on Sunday…

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GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL: NIGERIA’S NATIONWIDE LEAGUE ONE SIGNS MOU WITH BERACKIAH FOOTBALL COACHING CLINIC
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GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL: NIGERIA’S NATIONWIDE LEAGUE ONE SIGNS MOU WITH BERACKIAH FOOTBALL COACHING CLINIC

The Nigeria Nationwide League One has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a football coaching clinic organisation, Berackiah/ABIGOL Grassroots Coaching Clinic to help develop the skills of…

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COTE D’IVOIRE AID GOLDEN EAGLETS TO WAFU U17 CUP SEMI FINALS
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COTE D’IVOIRE AID GOLDEN EAGLETS TO WAFU U17 CUP SEMI FINALS

After Cote d’Ivoire had been responsible for elimination of Nigerian teams at international contests since September 2019, the Ivorians on Tuesday opened the back gate for Nigeria’s Golden…

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NFF GETS TODAY AS DEADLINE TO NAME NEUTRAL VENUE FOR RIVERS UNITED/ CELTIC CONFEDERATION CUP CLASH
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NFF GETS TODAY AS DEADLINE TO NAME NEUTRAL VENUE FOR RIVERS UNITED/ CELTIC CONFEDERATION CUP CLASH

Confederation of African Football, CAF, has explained that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will decide the venue of the rescheduled Confederation Cup clash of Rivers United and South…

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SUPER EAGLES’ TARGET, EBERECHI EZE, UNDE FA INVESTIGATION OVER COVID-19 BREACH
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SUPER EAGLES’ TARGET, EBERECHI EZE, UNDE FA INVESTIGATION OVER COVID-19 BREACH

Crystal Palace midfielder who was months ago touted to be the new ‘Austin Jay Jay Okocha’ and a target by Super Eagles’ selectors is currently undergoing investigation over…

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TWICE REJECTED, FINIDI GEORGE IS UNRELENTING IN QUEST FOR NIGERIA COACHING JOB
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TWICE REJECTED, FINIDI GEORGE IS UNRELENTING IN QUEST FOR NIGERIA COACHING JOB

Finidi George, according to BBC reports, has said that he will continue to put himself forward for national coaching roles despite being overlooked twice. The 49-year-old retired from…

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CONFEDERATION CUP: RIVERS UTD V BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC TIE GETS NEW DATE, BUT NO VENUE YET
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CONFEDERATION CUP: RIVERS UTD V BLOEMFONTEIN CELTIC TIE GETS NEW DATE, BUT NO VENUE YET

Rivers United are now to face South Africa’s Bloemfontein in the weekend of 22-24 January at a yet to be decided country. But it will hold in any…

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TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR BATTER NIGERIA’S 1ST EVER OPPONENTS, MARINE CROSBY IN FA CUP
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TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR BATTER NIGERIA’S 1ST EVER OPPONENTS, MARINE CROSBY IN FA CUP

Marine Crosby, the first opponents of Nigeria’s first ever opponents in the famed UK Tourists in 1949 on Sunday fell 0-5 to Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup.…

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JIGAWA GOLDEN STARS’ STAR PLAYER, LALA TARGETS TOP-FOUR FINISH WITH CLUB
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JIGAWA GOLDEN STARS’ STAR PLAYER, LALA TARGETS TOP-FOUR FINISH WITH CLUB

Jigawa Golden Stars forward Abdullahi Musa Lala said the team’s target in the on-going Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) campaign was to finish in the top four. The Dutse-based…

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NIGERIAN-BORN AMERICAN PLAYER GIVES EVERTON TOUGH TIME IN FA CUP
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NIGERIAN-BORN AMERICAN PLAYER GIVES EVERTON TOUGH TIME IN FA CUP

Everton substitute Abdoulaye Doucoure scored an extra-time winner as they edged a determined Rotherham United 2-1 in their absorbing FA Cup third round tie at Goodison Park on…

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RIVERS UNITED, ENYIMBA PROGRAMMED TO CLASH IN CONFEDERATION CUP PLAY-OFF
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RIVERS UNITED, ENYIMBA PROGRAMMED TO CLASH IN CONFEDERATION CUP PLAY-OFF

BY KUNLE SOLAJA When the CAF Confederation Cup gets to group stage, it is certain that only one Nigeria club will make it. Enyimba crashed from the more…

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