Finally, CAF sets for Africa Cup of Nations draw
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Finally, CAF sets for Africa Cup of Nations draw

The draw for next year’s rescheduled Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon will be held on 17 August. The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has sent out letters…

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NFF assures on payment of outstanding bonuses of Super Eagles, coaches’ salaries
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NFF assures on payment of outstanding bonuses of Super Eagles, coaches’ salaries

The Nigeria Football Federation says it is working at a pace to ensure the payment of outstanding bonuses and allowances of the coaches and players of the senior…

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Jigawa face match forfeiture for fielding ineligible player
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Jigawa face match forfeiture for fielding ineligible player

Rivers United have reportedly filed a protest against relegation-threatened Jigawa Golden Stars for featuring a player that has been suspended prior to their matchday 34 duel. The player…

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Brentford sign Nigeria midfielder Frank Onyeka from FC Midtjylland
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Brentford sign Nigeria midfielder Frank Onyeka from FC Midtjylland

Brentford have made their first Premier League signing by bringing in Frank Onyeka from FC Midtjylland. The 23-year-old Nigerian midfielder has joined the club for an undisclosed fee…

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Nigeria’s ex-youth international,Omego gains promotion with Al-Sinaa 
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Nigeria’s ex-youth international,Omego gains promotion with Al-Sinaa 

Former Nigeria youth international Prince Izu Omego has described his promotion with Al-Sinaa Sport Club of Baghdad from Iraqi Division One to Iraqi Premier League as reward for…

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Two Nigerian players to clash in CAF Champions League Final
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Two Nigerian players to clash in CAF Champions League Final

CAF Champions League 2019/20 may have long been forgotten by many Nigerians owing to the early exit of the two Nigerian entries, but two Nigerian players are directly…

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Germany’s Olympic football team walk off in friendly due to alleged racist abuse of Nigerian-born Torunarigha
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Germany’s Olympic football team walk off in friendly due to alleged racist abuse of Nigerian-born Torunarigha

Germany’s men’s Olympic football team walked off the field with five minutes left of their friendly against Honduras after defender Jordan Torunarigha was allegedly racially abused. Torunarigha is…

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British-born Ashleigh Plumptre gets Super Falcons call-up
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British-born Ashleigh Plumptre gets Super Falcons call-up

Ashleigh Plumptre helped Leicester City win the FA Women’s Championship to earn promotion to the Super League Former England youth player Ashleigh Plumptre has received her first call-up…

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Illegal movement of Nigerians fetches Italian club two-year transfer ban
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Illegal movement of Nigerians fetches Italian club two-year transfer ban

Serie A side Spezia Calcio has been handed a two-year transfer ban by Fifa after having been found to have breached rules governing the international transfer of minors.…

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 Super Falcons Storm Austria to Prepare for Aisha Buhari Tourney
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 Super Falcons Storm Austria to Prepare for Aisha Buhari Tourney

A contingent of nine –time African champions Nigeria has arrived in the Austrian capital, Vienna for an 8-day training camp as part of intense preparations for some upcoming…

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Iheanacho, Ndidi and Leicester Stars Hit by Covid-19 Scare
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Iheanacho, Ndidi and Leicester Stars Hit by Covid-19 Scare

The pre-season preparations of Arsenal and Leicester City have been hit by Covid-19. According to Daily Mail of UK, the Gunners have been working to contain an outbreak at their…

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Ikenne, Osibajo’s hometown, showcases football talents at the English Premiership
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Ikenne, Osibajo’s hometown, showcases football talents at the English Premiership

BY KUNLE SOLAJA When the English Premiership kicks off for the 2021/22 football season on 13 August, at least three players from Ikenne, the home town of Nigeria’s…

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Ogun FA unfolds plans for a two-in-one Adebutu tournament
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Ogun FA unfolds plans for a two-in-one Adebutu tournament

It is double tournament as the Ogun State Football Association unfolds plans to conclude the 2020 edition of the Kessington Adebukunola Adebutu Foundation (KAAF) age grade tournament and begin…

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Nigerian-born Eni Aluko deletes Twitter account to tackle online abuse
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Nigerian-born Eni Aluko deletes Twitter account to tackle online abuse

Eni Aluko who was born in Nigeria but played for England has deleted her Twitter account and called for others to do the same in light of the racist abuse…

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NFF rolls out quarterly magazine, ‘NFF News’
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NFF rolls out quarterly magazine, ‘NFF News’

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday launched a quarterly magazine that will detail the events, activities and programmes of the Federation, the various national teams and other…

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Pinnick joins Infantino, Ceferin, Prince Charles at Euro 2020 final
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Pinnick joins Infantino, Ceferin, Prince Charles at Euro 2020 final

President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Amaju Melvin Pinnick will be a special guest at the final match of the European Championship at the…

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NFF boss, Pinnick attends Etebo’s 1st training at Watford
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NFF boss, Pinnick attends Etebo’s 1st training at Watford

President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Amaju Melvin Pinnick was in ecstasy at Hertfordshire, England on Saturday as he watched the first training session…

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30 years on…the magic of Muda Lawal’s goals…
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30 years on…the magic of Muda Lawal’s goals…

BY KUNLE SOLAJA It is 30 years today since former Nigerian midfield maestro, Muda Lawal passed on. In the Nigerian national team matches of the 1970s and 1980s,…

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Muda Lawal and Kunle Awesu: Two of a kind?
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Muda Lawal and Kunle Awesu: Two of a kind?

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Was it a sheer coincidence? Former Nigeria’s left-winger, Kunle Awesu who died on  15 June 1994  and fellow club mate and also national team player,…

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It’s 30 years since mercurial Muda Lawal departed
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It’s 30 years since mercurial Muda Lawal departed

BY KUNLE SOLAJA This Tuesday 6 July, it is 30 years since Muda Lawal, one of the best mid-fielders that ever graced the football turfs of Africa passed on.…

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Mexico adventure is exposure programme for domestic players, says Pinnick
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Mexico adventure is exposure programme for domestic players, says Pinnick

The plan of the Nigeria Football Federation to get the Super Eagles B exposed to high grade international games to improve their level of confidence and aptitude remains…

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