NFF MAN, BABAGANA TO OVERSEE GHANA/GABON CLASH
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NFF MAN, BABAGANA TO OVERSEE GHANA/GABON CLASH

Executive Committee member of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Babagana Kalli will take charge as match commissioner when Ghana’s Black Meteors, 1992 Olympics bronze medalists, take on their…

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SEYCHELLES’ COACH FORESEES BAD OFFICIATING AHEAD OF NIGERIA CLASH
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SEYCHELLES’ COACH FORESEES BAD OFFICIATING AHEAD OF NIGERIA CLASH

The Seychelles national football team players are already in Nigeria ahead of Friday’s formality match with the Super Eagles in the last match day of the 2019 Africa…

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OLYMPIC EAGLES SET TO OVERPOWER LIBYA IN TUNISIA
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OLYMPIC EAGLES SET TO OVERPOWER LIBYA IN TUNISIA

CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations’ defending champions, Nigeria, begin the race towards a successful defence of their title in Tunisia on Wednesday when they take on their…

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PIRATES LAND IN NIGERIA, HEAD FOR ASABA
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PIRATES LAND IN NIGERIA, HEAD FOR ASABA

The delegation of Senior National Team of Seychelles, known as Pirates, has landed in Nigeria for Friday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against the Super Eagles.…

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SUPER EAGLES’ OPPONENTS, SEYCHELLES LOSE TO ETHIOPIA U-23, ROUND UP TRAINING ON WEDNESDAY
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SUPER EAGLES’ OPPONENTS, SEYCHELLES LOSE TO ETHIOPIA U-23, ROUND UP TRAINING ON WEDNESDAY

The eliminated Seychelles team facing Nigeria in a dead rubber encounter of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series has had a poor run to Friday’s encounter in…

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EFFIONG REPLACES INJURED AINA FOR NIGERIA’S MATCHES WITH SEYCHELLES, EGYPT
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EFFIONG REPLACES INJURED AINA FOR NIGERIA’S MATCHES WITH SEYCHELLES, EGYPT

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in a swift reaction, has replaced injured Chelsea defender Ola Aina with Akwa United forward Ndifreke Effiong for the dead rubber AFCON qualifying match…

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21 YEARS AFTER, JOHN FASHANU OPENS UP ON HIS BROTHER JUSTIN’S DEATH BY SUICIDE
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21 YEARS AFTER, JOHN FASHANU OPENS UP ON HIS BROTHER JUSTIN’S DEATH BY SUICIDE

The year was 1988 and John Fashanu was in his element.  The Wimbledon centre forward was in the glitzy Dorchester Hotel, celebrating with his team-mates after their astonishing…

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AWONIYI, NWAKALI TOP OLYMPIC EAGLES’ SQUAD FOR LIBYA CLASH
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AWONIYI, NWAKALI TOP OLYMPIC EAGLES’ SQUAD FOR LIBYA CLASH

Ahead of their first round, first leg Africa U-23 Cup of Nations qualifying match against Libya in the Tunisian city of Bengerdan on Wednesday, the Nigeria U23 squad…

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FRANCE 2019: DENNERBY CALLS 30 HOME GIRLS TO SUPER FALCONS’ CAMP
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FRANCE 2019: DENNERBY CALLS 30 HOME GIRLS TO SUPER FALCONS’ CAMP

Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has called to camp 30 home –based professionals for a preliminary camp of the Super Falcons as preparations for this summer’s FIFA Women’s World…

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MATCHES IN MARCH: IGHALO, IWOBI, AJAYI ARE EARLY BIRDS IN EAGLES’ CAMP
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MATCHES IN MARCH: IGHALO, IWOBI, AJAYI ARE EARLY BIRDS IN EAGLES’ CAMP

Forward Odion Ighalo and midfielders Alex Iwobi and Semi Ajayi were among the first arrivals in the Super Eagles’ camp in Asaba on Monday as the countdown began…

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EMMANUEL AMUNEKE SET TO GIVE TANZANIA FIRST AFCON QUALIFICATION IN 40 YEARS
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EMMANUEL AMUNEKE SET TO GIVE TANZANIA FIRST AFCON QUALIFICATION IN 40 YEARS

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. The qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations comes to a close this week with 24 matches on the card. Already, 14 of the…

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WIKKI CRUISE TO VICTORY OVER RIVERS UNITED FC
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WIKKI CRUISE TO VICTORY OVER RIVERS UNITED FC

BY SAMMY WEJINYA Rivers United put up their worst display of the season on Sunday in a 0-2 loss to Wikki Tourists at the Pantami Stadium as the…

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RIVERS UNITED QUEST FOR ANOTHER AWAY POINT IN CLASH WITH WIKKI TOURISTS
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RIVERS UNITED QUEST FOR ANOTHER AWAY POINT IN CLASH WITH WIKKI TOURISTS

BY SAMMY WEJINYA Rivers United continue their quest to finish the current Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season on a high on Sunday when they face Wikki Tourists…

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HOW OGUNJOBI GAVE ME MY FIRST COACHING JOB – SIASIA
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HOW OGUNJOBI GAVE ME MY FIRST COACHING JOB – SIASIA

BY AKEEM BUSARI Former Super Eagles’ player and coach, Samson Siasia has stated that he would forever remain grateful to late Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi for giving him his…

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WADA WANTS FIFA SANCTION ON ODEMWINGIE’S FORMER CLUB, LOKOMOTIV MOSCOW OVER DOPE SCANDAL
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WADA WANTS FIFA SANCTION ON ODEMWINGIE’S FORMER CLUB, LOKOMOTIV MOSCOW OVER DOPE SCANDAL

BY LIAM MORGAN The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will ask FIFA to intervene after former Deputy Sports Minister Yuri Nagornykh, one of the masterminds of the Russian doping…

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POMP, AS NIGERIAN FOOTBALL BIDS OGUNJOBI FINAL FAREWELL
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POMP, AS NIGERIAN FOOTBALL BIDS OGUNJOBI FINAL FAREWELL

There was pomp, colour and essence as actors and actresses in Nigerian Football put out all the stops in honouring former international defender, former Secretary General of then…

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AFRICA ‘WILL SUPPORT’ 2022 WORLD CUP EXPANSION, SAYS AMAJU PINNICK
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AFRICA ‘WILL SUPPORT’ 2022 WORLD CUP EXPANSION, SAYS AMAJU PINNICK

In the absence of Ahmad, the CAF president who was initially denied US visa to attend the ongoing FIFA Council meeting in Miami, Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick stood in…

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100 DAYS TO 2019 AFCON, EGYPT PROMISES MEMORABLE TOURNAMENT
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100 DAYS TO 2019 AFCON, EGYPT PROMISES MEMORABLE TOURNAMENT

With 100 days to the opening match, Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Total Africa Cup of Nations Egypt 2019 Hany Abo Rida, has expressed…

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FIFA’S INJURY COMPENSATION SCHEME FOR CLUBS WILL COVER TOKYO 2020 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENTS
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FIFA’S INJURY COMPENSATION SCHEME FOR CLUBS WILL COVER TOKYO 2020 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENTS

BY DAVID OWEN FIFA’s Club Protection Programme (CPP), an insurance scheme that compensates football clubs when players they employ are injured on international duty, will apply at the…

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IT’S 100 DAYS TO 2019 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS!
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IT’S 100 DAYS TO 2019 AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Wednesday 19 March 2019 marks the 100th day to the kickoff of the largest Africa Cup of Nations in history. The competition, which for the…

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SOUTH WEST NIGERIA STANDS STILL FOR TAIWO OGUNJOBI
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SOUTH WEST NIGERIA STANDS STILL FOR TAIWO OGUNJOBI

The final passage rites for the late Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi enters a major pahse this Wednesday as the Western Nigeria Football Forum (WNFF), headed by the First Vice…

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