MIKEL AGU, TROOST-EKONG HONOURED TO MEET BUHARI IN TURKEY
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MIKEL AGU, TROOST-EKONG HONOURED TO MEET BUHARI IN TURKEY

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. Football took a front seat in diplomatic circle on Thursday as Super Eagles’ duo of William Troost-Ekong and Mikel Agu had a rare privilege of…

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RANDY WALDRUM TO TAKE CHARGE OF NIGERIAN WOMEN PLAYERS
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RANDY WALDRUM TO TAKE CHARGE OF NIGERIAN WOMEN PLAYERS

America’s Randy Jordan Waldrum has been handed the role of technical adviser of the Nigerian women team, the Super Falcons. The United States is one of the global…

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NFF MOVES TO AVERT “NO PAY, NO PLAY” PALAVA AT WORLD CUP
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NFF MOVES TO AVERT “NO PAY, NO PLAY” PALAVA AT WORLD CUP

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Tales of pay dispute between the Super Eagles and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) may be a tale of the past as the current…

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NFF CONGRESS MOVES TO CHANGE ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR
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NFF CONGRESS MOVES TO CHANGE ADMINISTRATIVE CALENDAR

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. An adjustment is in the offing in the administrative calendar of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). This follows an adoption of a motion of the…

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NFF GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAILS AMAJU PINNICK
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NFF GENERAL ASSEMBLY HAILS AMAJU PINNICK

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF continues to get accolades as his profile continues to rise. From being the head of sports’ governing body…

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NFF TO SPEND N6B IN 2018
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NFF TO SPEND N6B IN 2018

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has projected to spend N6.3 billion in 2018. This is one of the high points in an eight point communiqué released on Thursday…

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HOME BASED SUPER EAGLES TO KNOW CHAN OPPONENTS ON NOVEMBER 17
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HOME BASED SUPER EAGLES TO KNOW CHAN OPPONENTS ON NOVEMBER 17

The draw ceremony for the fifth edition of the African Nations Championship, Morocco 2018, will take place on Friday, 17th November 2017 in Rabat, Morocco. The competition scheduled…

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NFF HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOS
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NFF HOLDS ANNUAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN JOS

The 2017 Annual General Assembly of the Nigeria Football Federation will take place at the Crest Hotel, Jos, capital of Plateau State on Thursday. NFF General Secretary, Dr.…

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THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING, SAYS PINNICK
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THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING, SAYS PINNICK

President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has assured that the football –governing body is fully committed to bringing innovations and improved packages to the organization of…

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ARGENTINEAN CLUB’S PLAYERS WEAR LIONEL MESSI MASKS TO HONOUR THEIR HERO
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ARGENTINEAN CLUB’S PLAYERS WEAR LIONEL MESSI MASKS TO HONOUR THEIR HERO

Argentinean third-tier side, Sacachispas, showed their love for national hero, Lionel Messi, by wearing masks of the player’s face before their Primera B Metropolitana clash against Comunicaciones. According to American publication,…

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NWPL SUPER 4 FALLOUT: EDO PLANS 20 MINI STADIA, SHAIBU, FALODE IN CLOUD NINE
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NWPL SUPER 4 FALLOUT: EDO PLANS 20 MINI STADIA, SHAIBU, FALODE IN CLOUD NINE

BY BEN ALAIYA.   The Curtain may have fallen in the Nigeria Women Professional League Super 4, but top officials of government and organizers have been making comments…

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FIFA CONFIRMS NIGERIA’S 41ST POSITION
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FIFA CONFIRMS NIGERIA’S 41ST POSITION

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   As permutated by the Sports Village Square last Saturday, Nigeria is this Monday ranked 41st by the football governing body, FIFA in its monthly…

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NO BUDGETARY ALLOCATION FOR SUPER EAGLES’ WORLD CUP PREPARATION
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NO BUDGETARY ALLOCATION FOR SUPER EAGLES’ WORLD CUP PREPARATION

BY CHINWE EDOGA. The crowded international sports calendar and the attendant huge cost involved have compelled the Nigerian sports minister, Solomon Dalung to make a passionate plea to…

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9MOBILE REWARDS FOOTBALL ENTHUSIASTS WITH PREDIKTOR 6PROMO
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9MOBILE REWARDS FOOTBALL ENTHUSIASTS WITH PREDIKTOR 6PROMO

In yet another innovative way to demonstrate its commitment to positive customer experience, Nigeria’s customer-friendly network, 9mobile in partnership with football betting organisation, 70th Precinct has rewarded winners…

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PENALTY NIGHTMARES AS AKWA UNITED LIFTS AITEO CUP
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PENALTY NIGHTMARES AS AKWA UNITED LIFTS AITEO CUP

Akwa United emerged the winners of the maiden edition of AITEO Cup on a day penalty kick skill went on holiday. Final score at the final match duel…

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KESSINGTON ADEBUTU, “BABA IJEBU’’ LIFTS SUPER EAGLES WITH N50M
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KESSINGTON ADEBUTU, “BABA IJEBU’’ LIFTS SUPER EAGLES WITH N50M

Leading gaming company in Nigeria, Premier Lotto which is also known as “Baba Ijebu” has redeemed his N50 million pledge to the Super Eagles for the team’s efforts…

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TITLE-EYEING MAIKABA TRAINED HIS BOYS TO ADAPT TO ONIKAN-TYPE SMALL PITCH
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TITLE-EYEING MAIKABA TRAINED HIS BOYS TO ADAPT TO ONIKAN-TYPE SMALL PITCH

BY KINGSLEY OYERO.   Akwa United boss, Abdul Maikaba, is eyeing his first major title when his side faces Niger Tornadoes in the final of the AITEO Cup…

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ENYEAMA IS STILL RELEVANT, ROHR ROARS
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ENYEAMA IS STILL RELEVANT, ROHR ROARS

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. As controversy rages on the probability of former Super Eagles skipper and goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, returning to the team thus ending his self-imposed exile, the…

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AITEO CUP FINAL IS A MATCH TO MAKE US LANDLORDS IN UYO, SAYS IFEANYI IFEANYI
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AITEO CUP FINAL IS A MATCH TO MAKE US LANDLORDS IN UYO, SAYS IFEANYI IFEANYI

BY KINGSLEY OYERO. Akwa United midfielder, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, is bubbling with enthusiasm ahead of Sunday’s AITEO Cup final. The match at the Agege Stadium is like home-coming for…

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REACTIONS TRAIL AGU’S COMMENTS ON ENYEAMA’S POSSIBLE RECALL
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REACTIONS TRAIL AGU’S COMMENTS ON ENYEAMA’S POSSIBLE RECALL

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainers’ opposition to a possible recall of Vincent Enyeama to the World Cup-bound Nigerian squad has drawn varying comments. Alloy Agu, a…

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HISTORY IS A RECURRING DECIMAL AS AKWA UNITED TARGETS AITEO CUP VICTORY
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HISTORY IS A RECURRING DECIMAL AS AKWA UNITED TARGETS AITEO CUP VICTORY

BY MFON PATRICK.   Two factors are motivating AITEO Cup finalist, Akwa United as they arrived Lagos this weekend. The zeal to make history and the resort to…

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