SUPER EAGLES – DR CONGO MATCH: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT CLEARS AIR ON EBOLA CONCERNS
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SUPER EAGLES – DR CONGO MATCH: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT CLEARS AIR ON EBOLA CONCERNS

The Nigerian Government has reaffirmed that the farewell to the World Cup match planned for the Super Eagles next week will still go on despite the reported outbreak…

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GOTV MAX CUP: FERNADO TORRES PLAYS LAST ATLETICO MATCH IN NIGERIA
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GOTV MAX CUP: FERNADO TORRES PLAYS LAST ATLETICO MATCH IN NIGERIA

Virtually all the star players of Spanish LaLiga giants, Atletico de Madrid, will feature in the friendly match against a Nigerian selected side in Uyo on Tuesday. It…

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NIGERIA PITCH AWARDS HOLD IN PORT HARCOURT
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NIGERIA PITCH AWARDS HOLD IN PORT HARCOURT

Organizers of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards have announced that the Nigeria Pitch Awards will hold in Port Harcourt next week. According to Shina Philips, initiator of the…

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DOCUMENTS: HOW 114-YEAR OLD FIFA ONCE BLACKLIST NIGERIA IN ERROR
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DOCUMENTS: HOW 114-YEAR OLD FIFA ONCE BLACKLIST NIGERIA IN ERROR

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. It is on record that the first competition Nigeria’s football team featured in was the JALCO Cup – an annual contest between Nigeria and Ghana…

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WE ARE GOING TO RUSSIA 2018 TO WIN, SAYS OMERUO
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WE ARE GOING TO RUSSIA 2018 TO WIN, SAYS OMERUO

As the Super Eagles gather this Monday in Uyo to begin the final preparation for the World Cup, defender, Kenneth Omeruo has a tall dream. Speaking at Sunday’s…

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PICTURES & DOCUMENTS: FIFA AT 114, HOW NIGERIA BECAME A MEMBER
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PICTURES & DOCUMENTS: FIFA AT 114, HOW NIGERIA BECAME A MEMBER

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   The world football governing body which clocked 114 this Monday admitted Nigeria as its 87th member in Rome on August 22, 1960, just a…

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CONVOCATION OF SUPER EAGLES AS FIFA CLOCKS 114
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CONVOCATION OF SUPER EAGLES AS FIFA CLOCKS 114

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles are expected to assemble this Monday as preparation for their participation in next month’s World Cup enters…

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NIGER 2019: FLYING EAGLES LIMP TO FINAL QUALIFYING ROUND
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NIGER 2019: FLYING EAGLES LIMP TO FINAL QUALIFYING ROUND

Seven-time African champions Nigeria reached the final round of the qualification series for the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations after a 1-0 home defeat of Guinea Bissau…

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SUPER FALCONS COACH, DENNERBY CALLS CHIKWELU, 9 OTHER PROS FOR GAMBIA
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SUPER FALCONS COACH, DENNERBY CALLS CHIKWELU, 9 OTHER PROS FOR GAMBIA

Coach Thomas Dennerby has invited 10 foreign-based players to the camp of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, ahead of next month’s Women African Cup of Nations…

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NFF, LMC SIGN 1XBET AS ‘OFFICIAL PARTNER’
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NFF, LMC SIGN 1XBET AS ‘OFFICIAL PARTNER’

The Nigeria Football Federation and the League Management Company have signed separate but similarly-useful partnership agreements with global online betting company, 1XBET. The company, which operates in several…

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VICTOR MOSES BECOMES SIXTH NIGERIAN WINNER OF ENGLISH FA CUP
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VICTOR MOSES BECOMES SIXTH NIGERIAN WINNER OF ENGLISH FA CUP

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Victor Moses has buried the ghost of last year’s English FA Cup final match in which he was not just on the losing Chelsea…

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GOALS GALORE AS LAGOS FA CUP COMES ALIVE
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GOALS GALORE AS LAGOS FA CUP COMES ALIVE

BY: AKEEM BUSARI The 2018 Lagos FA Cup is really living up to the high expectations of stakeholders and aficionados. As the beautiful and exciting brand of football…

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ARGENTINA PLAYERS TOLD  TO SEDUCE RUSSIAN LADIES! …FEDERATION APOLOGIES
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ARGENTINA PLAYERS TOLD TO SEDUCE RUSSIAN LADIES! …FEDERATION APOLOGIES

Nigeria’s main opposition a the tricky Group D of the World Cup, Argentina, appears to have other motives apart from football in Russia. It was gathered from the…

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FOOTBALL TECHNOCRATS HAIL THE SUN’S SUPER EAGLES MUST FLY INITIATIVE
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FOOTBALL TECHNOCRATS HAIL THE SUN’S SUPER EAGLES MUST FLY INITIATIVE

The first black African to handle a team at the World Cup and ex-Super Eagles coach, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde as well as one of the best sports technocrats…

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SUPER EAGLES, OTHERS TO GET PLAYERS’ STATS TABLETS AT FIFA WORLD CUP
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SUPER EAGLES, OTHERS TO GET PLAYERS’ STATS TABLETS AT FIFA WORLD CUP

FIFA has announced that the teams featuring in next month’s World Cup will be supplied with small handheld technologies which coaches can use while on the bench. This…

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GERNOT ROHR WORLD CUP LIST IS UNQUESTIONABLE, SAYS DANIEL AMOKACHI
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GERNOT ROHR WORLD CUP LIST IS UNQUESTIONABLE, SAYS DANIEL AMOKACHI

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. As camping date for the World Cup-bound Super Eagles approaches, the 30-man provisional list released by the coach, Gernot Rohr continues to get appraisals. Former…

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SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR, STAKEHOLDERS EXCITED ABOUT THE SUN WORLD CUP SEMINAR
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SPORTS ADMINISTRATOR, STAKEHOLDERS EXCITED ABOUT THE SUN WORLD CUP SEMINAR

Barely a week to The Sun World Cup seminar holding in Port Harcourt, sports administrators and stakeholders have shown excitement at the event. With theme: “That Super Eagles may…

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SUPER EAGLES ASSEMBLE ON FIFA’S ANNIVERSARY
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SUPER EAGLES ASSEMBLE ON FIFA’S ANNIVERSARY

The 30 players on the provisional list for Russia World Cup are to assemble at the Le Meridien Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo, a release from the Nigeria…

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HOME BOYS, DELE AJIBOYE, LOKOSA MAKE ROHR’S PROVISIONAL LIST
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HOME BOYS, DELE AJIBOYE, LOKOSA MAKE ROHR’S PROVISIONAL LIST

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   The Nigeria Football federation has released a provisional list of 30 players from which a final list of 23 will be made on June…

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EBOLA WILL NOT STOP FRIENDLY DUEL WITH CONGO, SAYS PINNICK
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EBOLA WILL NOT STOP FRIENDLY DUEL WITH CONGO, SAYS PINNICK

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. The proposed ceremonial World Cup sent-forth match for the Super Eagles in Port Harcourt will still go ahead, the Nigeria Football Federation boss, Amaju Pinnick…

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ARGENTINA’S WORLD CUP LIST: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES WITH 2014 PROVISIONAL LIST
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ARGENTINA’S WORLD CUP LIST: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES WITH 2014 PROVISIONAL LIST

Current Argentina boss, Jorge Sampaoli and the coach of the 2014 World Cup squad, Alejandro Sabella have several similarities in the lists that both presented before each World…

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