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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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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PEPSI  FOOTBALL ACADEMY SLAMS MIKEL
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PEPSI FOOTBALL ACADEMY SLAMS MIKEL

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel has received knocks from his originated club, Pepsi Football Academy. The player who has played for all the…

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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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SHOOTING STARS WILL BOUNCE BACK SOON, SAYS OYO SPORTS COMMISSIONER
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SHOOTING STARS WILL BOUNCE BACK SOON, SAYS OYO SPORTS COMMISSIONER

BY SUNDAY AGUNBIADE. Former continental great side, Shooting Stars, which went down into the lower rung of the Nigerian League at the close of 2017 season will soon…

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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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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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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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ALARM BELLS RINGING ON THE PLATEAU
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ALARM BELLS RINGING ON THE PLATEAU

BY TUNDE AKINBINU. It is no longer news that Plateau United are the Nigerian Professional Football League Champions. They topped the log very early in the recently concluded…

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MFM FANS HAIL AMBODE OVER AGEGE STADIUM REHABILITATION
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MFM FANS HAIL AMBODE OVER AGEGE STADIUM REHABILITATION

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Fans of the MFM Football Club have hailed Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on the rehabilitation of Agege Stadium as home ground for the…

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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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RIVERS UNITED FC, EUNISELL UNVEIL 2017/18 JERSEY
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RIVERS UNITED FC, EUNISELL UNVEIL 2017/18 JERSEY

BY SAMMY WEJINYA.   Leading specialty fluids management company, Eunisell have continued their official shirt sponsorship deal with Rivers United. As part of the deal, players and officials…

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SUPER EAGLES TO GET WORLD CUP ALLOWANCES UP FRONT
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SUPER EAGLES TO GET WORLD CUP ALLOWANCES UP FRONT

BY FOLAKE OKEGBENLE.   Super Eagles participation at Russia 2018 World Cup will be an expensive venture, a State House source informed Sports Village Square on Tuesday. 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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NDIDI NOW AFRICA’S RICHEST UNDER 21 FOOTBALLER
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NDIDI NOW AFRICA’S RICHEST UNDER 21 FOOTBALLER

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Super Eagles and Leicester City defensive midfielder, Winfred Ndidi has been named among 100 most valuable under 21 players in the world. The Leicester…

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