‘I DON’T NEED NEW PLAYERS AT SPURS, SAYS MOURINHO
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‘I DON’T NEED NEW PLAYERS AT SPURS, SAYS MOURINHO

Mourinho took his first training session at Tottenham on Wednesday Mourinho spent nearly £400m on 11 players during his two years at Manchester United, but believes he has…

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ABS UNVEILS NEW PLAYERS
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ABS UNVEILS NEW PLAYERS

BY OLAYINKA OWOLEWA Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, on Thursday unveiled its new players ahead of the commencement of the 2019/2020 Nigeria National League (NNL). Unveiling the…

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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES
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‘OPERATION SWEEP’ IMMINENT ON NIGERIA NATIONAL TEAM COACHES

If indications that www.sportsvillagesquare.com are getting are anything to go bye, there will be an almost a clean sweep of national football coaches of the Nigeria national teams.…

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FIFA HIGHLIGHTS NIGERIA’S ABU AZEEZ AMONG 10 PLAYERS TO WATCH AT BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP
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FIFA HIGHLIGHTS NIGERIA’S ABU AZEEZ AMONG 10 PLAYERS TO WATCH AT BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP

Abu Azeez may not be a household name back home in Nigeria, but football-governing body has seen his potentials and named him among the 10 players the world…

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RIVERS UNITED GUN DOWN FLYING ANTELOPES
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RIVERS UNITED GUN DOWN FLYING ANTELOPES

BY SAMMY WEJINYA. A gutsy second half performance by Rivers United proved decisive in Wednesday’s 2-1 victory over Enugu Rangers as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) entered…

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I NEVER THOUGHT OF PLAYING FOR NIGERIA OR CANADA, SAYS FIKAYO TOMORI
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I NEVER THOUGHT OF PLAYING FOR NIGERIA OR CANADA, SAYS FIKAYO TOMORI

Chelsea defender, Fikayo Tomori who is believed to be of Nigerian origin and at the same time eligible for both Canada and England has put to paid the…

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YOUR CONTRACT EXTENSION LIES WITH NFF, DARE TELLS ROHR
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YOUR CONTRACT EXTENSION LIES WITH NFF, DARE TELLS ROHR

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare says the issue of contract extension for Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr lies with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).…

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SUPERSAND EAGLES SET FOR BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP IN PORTUGAL
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SUPERSAND EAGLES SET FOR BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP IN PORTUGAL

Two –time African champions Nigeria will begin their campaign at this year’s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup finals in Paraguay when they clash with world number two Portugal…

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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT
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TIME TO RALLY SUPPORT FOR NFF FOR FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT

BY JUDE OPARA The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has observed with deep concern the state of the country in the game of football in recent times,…

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NFF COMMENDS MINISTER, SUBMITS REPORT ON TEAMS’ OUTINGS
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NFF COMMENDS MINISTER, SUBMITS REPORT ON TEAMS’ OUTINGS

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has hailed the move of the Minister of Sports, Sunday Akin Dare to request for a report on the performances of the various…

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RIVERS UNITED HOPE TO RETURN TO COURSE
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RIVERS UNITED HOPE TO RETURN TO COURSE

BY SAMMY WEJINYA Rivers United will attempt to put their 2019/20 Nigeria professional Football League (NPFL) season back on track on Wednesday when they face one of the…

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VIDEO: NIGERIA’S IBRAHIM SAID’S STRIKE NOMINATED AMONG BEST 10 GOALS OF U17 WORLD CUP
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VIDEO: NIGERIA’S IBRAHIM SAID’S STRIKE NOMINATED AMONG BEST 10 GOALS OF U17 WORLD CUP

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets may not have made it beyond the Round of 16 in the just concluded FIFA U17 World Cup, the efforts of striker…

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CARL IKEME WRITES BOOK ON HIS TRAVAILS
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CARL IKEME WRITES BOOK ON HIS TRAVAILS

Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme has documented his challenges in a new book that will be unveiled soon. Ikeme titled the book, ‘Why Not Me’. This was revealed…

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COMEBACK ABILITY IS THE HALLMARK OF GOOD FIGHTERS, SAYS NIGERIA’S MANAGER,  GERNOT ROHR
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COMEBACK ABILITY IS THE HALLMARK OF GOOD FIGHTERS, SAYS NIGERIA’S MANAGER, GERNOT ROHR

Nigeria’s football coach, Gernot Rohr has allayed fears over the recent trend of his team conceding early goals in the opening gamex of the 2021 Africa Cup of…

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PROFLIGATE RIVERS UNITED CHANGED COURSE IN NNEWI
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PROFLIGATE RIVERS UNITED CHANGED COURSE IN NNEWI

BY SAMMY WEJINYA. Rivers United frittered a plethora of chances in Sunday’s 0-1 loss to FC Ifeanyiubah (FCIU) in Nnewi as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) entered…

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AZEEZ’S HOPES FOR THE FUTURE OF NIGERIAN BEACH SOCCER
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AZEEZ’S HOPES FOR THE FUTURE OF NIGERIAN BEACH SOCCER

At the last World Cup, Nigeria failed to get out of their group. But Azeez, who is a Beach Soccer Worldwide Ambassador and passionate about developing the game…

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FIFA HIGHLIGHTS NIGERIA’S BEACH SOCCER SENSATION, ABU AZEEZ
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FIFA HIGHLIGHTS NIGERIA’S BEACH SOCCER SENSATION, ABU AZEEZ

When Abu Azeez took to the pitch at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Dubai 2009, it felt like he was dreaming. By far the youngest player in…

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DESECRATION OF ENUGU ‘CATHEDRAL’ ON ZIK’S ANNIVERSARY
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DESECRATION OF ENUGU ‘CATHEDRAL’ ON ZIK’S ANNIVERSARY

The Enugu ‘Cathedral’ may have been desecrated as ‘Agege Temple’ boys, MFM, invaded the arena on Sunday on an apparent ‘deliverance’ service. They succeeded with a 1-0 defeat…

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FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN AS MOUNTAIN OF FIRE & MIRACLES MIRACULOUSLY ROAST RANGERS AT HOME
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FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN AS MOUNTAIN OF FIRE & MIRACLES MIRACULOUSLY ROAST RANGERS AT HOME

Plateau United kept their place at the top with a hard fought 2-1 win against visiting Wikki Tourists of Bauchi at the new Jos stadium before a huge…

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DOGO HAPPY WITH SUNSHINE STARS DRAW AWAY TO ABIA WARRIORS
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DOGO HAPPY WITH SUNSHINE STARS DRAW AWAY TO ABIA WARRIORS

Sunshine Stars have gone three games without a win in the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) with two draws and a defeat. After their defeat in Enugu…

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SUPER EAGLES CONSOLIDATE GROUP L LEADERSHIP IN AFCON QUALIFIERS
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SUPER EAGLES CONSOLIDATE GROUP L LEADERSHIP IN AFCON QUALIFIERS

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have consolidated their leadership of the Group L in the qualifying series for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.   With the series…

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