AIGBOGUN INVITES 28 AS FLYING EAGLES OPEN CAMP
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AIGBOGUN INVITES 28 AS FLYING EAGLES OPEN CAMP

Head Coach of Nigeria’s U20 national team, Paul Aigbogun has called to camp 28 players as the seven –time African champions begin preparations for the qualifying series for…

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EX-CHIEFTAIN OF NSC, NFA, MIKE OKWECHIME IS DEAD
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EX-CHIEFTAIN OF NSC, NFA, MIKE OKWECHIME IS DEAD

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   A former Chairman of the then Nigeria Football Association, Colonel Mike Okwechime has died in Benin City this Friday. A family source spoke with…

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SUNSHINE STARS ACCEPTS SANCTIONS, PLEADS FOR LENIENCY
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SUNSHINE STARS ACCEPTS SANCTIONS, PLEADS FOR LENIENCY

President of Sunshine Stars FC, Tajudeen Akinyemi has communicated in writing the club’s decision to accept the recent disciplinary measures imposed on the club by the League Management…

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NIGERIA LEGENDARY XI NOT BALANCED, SAYS LADIPO
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NIGERIA LEGENDARY XI NOT BALANCED, SAYS LADIPO

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Nigerian football cheer leader, Rafiu Ladipo has joined the growing army of football followers in Nigeria who believed that the Legendary XI unveiled by…

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INFANTINO HAILS NFF, SAYS RUSSIA IS 99% SET FOR WORLD CUP
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INFANTINO HAILS NFF, SAYS RUSSIA IS 99% SET FOR WORLD CUP

    FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has poured encomiums on the Amaju Pinnick –led NFF, saying the Nigerian Federation has shown excellent vision and focus, and has taken…

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NIGERIA READY AND ABLE TO HOST ANY FIFA EVENT, SAYS PINNICK
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NIGERIA READY AND ABLE TO HOST ANY FIFA EVENT, SAYS PINNICK

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has assured world football –governing body, FIFA that the country is ready, able and willing to host any major football…

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AGEGE STADIUM’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL MATCH GOAL LIFTS MFM TO CAF LEAGUE ROUND 1
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AGEGE STADIUM’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL MATCH GOAL LIFTS MFM TO CAF LEAGUE ROUND 1

MFM FC who overcame gritty AS Real Bamako 1-0 on Wednesday to advance from the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League into the Round 1 have a…

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EMINENT WORLD CITIZENS, POLITICAL LEADERS, INDUSTRY MOGULS TO GRACE NFF AWARDS
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EMINENT WORLD CITIZENS, POLITICAL LEADERS, INDUSTRY MOGULS TO GRACE NFF AWARDS

An array of prominent global figures, including FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CAF President Ahmad, political chieftains, football stars, renowned administrators past and present, captains of industry, legends…

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FRANCE, EGYPT, 13 OTHERS SIGN-UP FOR LAGOS INTERNATIONAL SQUASH CLASSICS
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FRANCE, EGYPT, 13 OTHERS SIGN-UP FOR LAGOS INTERNATIONAL SQUASH CLASSICS

Top squash playing countries in the world, France, Egypt, and 13 others beat the deadline of registration for the 2018 Lagos International Squash Classics. The Lagos International Squash…

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RIVERS UNITED GO FOR BROKE AGAINST TORNADOES
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RIVERS UNITED GO FOR BROKE AGAINST TORNADOES

BY SAMMY WEJINYA.   Rivers United will face Niger Tornadoes in Port Harcourt this Sunday as the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) enters match day 9.     Rivers…

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LMC IMPOSES 3 POINTS DEDUCTION ON SUNSHINE STARS FOR REPEATED BREACHES
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LMC IMPOSES 3 POINTS DEDUCTION ON SUNSHINE STARS FOR REPEATED BREACHES

       Recommends suspension of   Referee Akure, Apine and Owolana Orders 10 match ban on officials of Kwara United & Katsina United Lifts Ban on FC…

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TO BE OR NOT TO BE AS NIGERIA’S FLAMINGOS STORM YAOUNDE FOR WORLD CUP TICKET
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TO BE OR NOT TO BE AS NIGERIA’S FLAMINGOS STORM YAOUNDE FOR WORLD CUP TICKET

The Nigerian delegation of U17 women national football team, Flamingos, will on Friday arrive in Yaoundé, Cameroon for their final round, return leg of the 2018 FIFA U17…

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SCORING AGAINST CROATIA AT WORLD CUP WILL BE A BIRTHDAY GIFT, SAYS IGHALO
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SCORING AGAINST CROATIA AT WORLD CUP WILL BE A BIRTHDAY GIFT, SAYS IGHALO

  BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA. Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo who will turn 29 years on the day Nigeria will face Croatia at Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, looks…

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EDO STATE PLANS RE-LAUNCH OF OLD RELIABLE, BENDEL INSURANCE
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EDO STATE PLANS RE-LAUNCH OF OLD RELIABLE, BENDEL INSURANCE

The Edo State Government is planning to re-launch Bendel Insurance, one of the tripod of traditional club sides that set the Nigerian fields aglow in the mid-1970s and…

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LAGOS SET FOR NFF’S FIRST EVER AWARDS NIGHT
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LAGOS SET FOR NFF’S FIRST EVER AWARDS NIGHT

  The Nigeria Football Federation has unfolded its programme for its inaugural awards night which will hold on Monday at the Grand Ballroom of the Eko Hotels &…

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EXPECTEDLY, FIFA RANKING RUBBISHES AFRICAN FOOTBALL!
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EXPECTEDLY, FIFA RANKING RUBBISHES AFRICAN FOOTBALL!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA.   As projected two weeks ago by the Sports Village Square, all the teams that performed well at the African Nations Championship in Morocco have…

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RUSSIAN GOVT SUES FIRMS FOR $51 MILLION OVER DELAYS IN NIGERIA’S WORLD CUP VENUES
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RUSSIAN GOVT SUES FIRMS FOR $51 MILLION OVER DELAYS IN NIGERIA’S WORLD CUP VENUES

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. As the 2018 World Cup approaches the 100-day countdown, there is a big race against time in stadium construction. The stadiums in Kaliningrad and Volgograd…

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WHY FORTUNA SITTARD SACKED ME, OLISEH
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WHY FORTUNA SITTARD SACKED ME, OLISEH

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Former Super Eagles manager and skipper, Sunday Oliseh who was on Wednesday relieved of his duties as coach of the Dutch second division side,…

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NDIDI IS GOOD, BUT NOT COMPARABLE WITH “MY MIKEL” SAYS SIASIA
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NDIDI IS GOOD, BUT NOT COMPARABLE WITH “MY MIKEL” SAYS SIASIA

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.     Samson Siasia who tactically wrestled the captainship of the Super Eagles from Ahmed Musa and handed the skipper’s armband to Mikel Obi on…

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SUNDAY OLISEH SACKED IN HOLLAND
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SUNDAY OLISEH SACKED IN HOLLAND

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Barely two weeks to the second anniversary of his resignation as the manager of the Super Eagles, Sunday Oliseh who once captained the national…

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THERE IS AN UNSEEN SPIRIT IN SUPER EAGLES NO 11 JERSEY, SAYS GARBA LAWAL
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THERE IS AN UNSEEN SPIRIT IN SUPER EAGLES NO 11 JERSEY, SAYS GARBA LAWAL

BY BOLAJI OKUNOLA.   Former Super Eagles left sided midfielder, Garba Lawal who feeble shot was spilled into the net by Spain’s goalkeeper, Andoni Zubizarreta spilled into his…

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