India 2022: Olowookere picks Dah-Zossu, Ajakaye, Afolabi, 18 others for World Cup
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India 2022: Olowookere picks Dah-Zossu, Ajakaye, Afolabi, 18 others for World Cup

Nigeria’s u-17 women’s team Head Coach Bankole Olowookere has selected team captain Alvine Dah-Zossu, midfield jewel Taiwo Afolabi and top scorer Opeyemi Ajakaye as part of the 21-girl squad…

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Indian High Commissioner felicitates with Flamingos
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Indian High Commissioner felicitates with Flamingos

The High Commissioner of India to Nigeria, Gangaharan Balasubramanian on Thursday hosted players and officials of the U17 Girls’ National Team, Flamingos at the India High Commission in…

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Full house in Eagles’ camp in Constantine as team looks forward to big clash
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Full house in Eagles’ camp in Constantine as team looks forward to big clash

The Super Eagles’ camp at the Marriott Constantine hit the hundred per cent mark on Wednesday afternoon with the arrival of goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and defender Ebube Duru.…

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Super Eagles assemble for second ever friendly with Algeria
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Super Eagles assemble for second ever friendly with Algeria

The Nigerian camp in Algeria is already bobbling ahead of next week’s friendly encounter with Algeria in Oran. Although it is the 23rd ever encounter of both teams since the…

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Injured Ahmed Musa to miss clash with Algeria
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Injured Ahmed Musa to miss clash with Algeria

For the Super Eagles, the injury woes continue to trail the three-time African champions as they get set for a friendly match with fellow Qatar 2022 absentees, Algeria.…

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Covenant University  @ 20: Team CUALA finishes third at alumni novelty football tournament
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Covenant University  @ 20: Team CUALA finishes third at alumni novelty football tournament

Team CUALA narrowly missed out of the final to finish third as Bells University emerged champions of the Alumni Novelty Football tournament to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Covenant…

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It’s a bridge too far for Remo Stars
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It’s a bridge too far for Remo Stars

Remo Stars are out of the CAF Confederation Cup after losing 1-0 at home to the nemesis of Nigerian clubs, Morocco’s  Association’s Sports of Forces Armed Royal (AS FAR).…

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FIFA bans former Nigeria junior international, Orji Okonkwo
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FIFA bans former Nigeria junior international, Orji Okonkwo

Former Nigeria junior international Orji Okonkwo has had his four-year ban for doping violation by the Italian National Anti-Doping Tribunal extended worldwide by world football –governing body, FIFA.…

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 Peseiro names Musa, Ekong, 23 others to face Algeria in Oran
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 Peseiro names Musa, Ekong, 23 others to face Algeria in Oran

Head Coach José Santos Peseiro has opted for captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong and 23 other players to take on former African champions Algeria in an international friendly…

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Points of interest ahead of Remo Stars clash with AS FAR
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Points of interest ahead of Remo Stars clash with AS FAR

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Debutants, Remo Stars of Ikenne, Nigeria host the 2005 winners of the CAF Confederation Cup this Sunday at the Remo Stars Stadium. Last Sunday, the…

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Nigeria Ambassador  hosts Rivers United in Monrovia
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Nigeria Ambassador  hosts Rivers United in Monrovia

Ahead of their CAF Champions League return leg match with Liberia’s Watanga in Monrovia, the Nigerian ambassador in Liberia,  Odudigbo Godfrey, had a reception for Rivers United. The…

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Soname, Awo and Remo Revolution!
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Soname, Awo and Remo Revolution!

BY EMEKA OBASI Let me begin by apologising to Kunle Soname, the man behind Remo Stars of Ikenne. He meant nothing to me until his boys earned a…

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CAF Confederation Cup: Morocco’s AS FAR lands in Nigeria
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CAF Confederation Cup: Morocco’s AS FAR lands in Nigeria

Former CAF Confederation Cup winners, Association sportive des Forces armées royales (AS FAR) have landed in Nigeria for their decisive match with Remo Stars of Ikenne. The team arrived…

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Covid-19 vaccination card is mandatory for media men at Remo Stars continental match
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Covid-19 vaccination card is mandatory for media men at Remo Stars continental match

Media men who are to cover the Remo Stars versus AS FAR match on Sunday have to show evidence of being fully vaccinated. According to a release by…

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Gate fees for Remo Stars duel with AS FAR released
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Gate fees for Remo Stars duel with AS FAR released

The tickets for the Confederation Cup match of Remo Stars and AS FAR of Morocco are already on sale. Sports Village Square gathered at the Remo Stars Stadium…

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Remo Stars Stadium gets a facelift ahead of first continental match in Ikenne
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Remo Stars Stadium gets a facelift ahead of first continental match in Ikenne

Ahead of Sunday’s potentially epic confrontation with Morocco’s military football club, the Association sportive des Forces armées royales, commonly called AS FAR, Nigeria’s CAF Confederation Cup flagbearers, Remo…

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Oyo Deputy Governor, 3SC Chairman set for Football Award
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Oyo Deputy Governor, 3SC Chairman set for Football Award

An award ceremony centred on Nigeria’s 62nd independence anniversary is being planned in the sprawling city of Ibadan. It will hold on October 1. According to the co-ordinator of…

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It’s NFF XI as candidates are cleared for Presidential Race
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It’s NFF XI as candidates are cleared for Presidential Race

Like in a conventional football squad, there will be 11 standing up for the largest ever contest for the leadership of the Nigerian football governing body, the NFF.…

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Splendid weekend for Nigeria’s quartet at the continent!
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Splendid weekend for Nigeria’s quartet at the continent!

AS FAR Rabat 1-1 Remo Stars Kwara United 3-0 AS Douanes (Niger Republic) Rivers United 3-0 Watanga (Liberia) Stade Mandji (Gabon) 2-2 Plateau United Remo Stars pulled a…

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How far can AS FAR go with Remo Stars?
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How far can AS FAR go with Remo Stars?

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. Remo Stars this Sunday become the sixth club from Nigeria to face AS FAR of Morocco in continental confrontations. Both teams begin the struggle into…

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Bayelsa Queens draw defending champions, Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF Women’s Champions League
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Bayelsa Queens draw defending champions, Mamelodi Sundowns in CAF Women’s Champions League

Nigeria return to Morocco to begin the task of rebuilding the country’s stature in women’s football as the country’s flag-bearers, Bayelsa Queens are handed  tricky fixtures. They are…

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