VIDEO: NFF, AMAJU PINNICK JOIN WAR AGAINST COVID-19
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VIDEO: NFF, AMAJU PINNICK JOIN WAR AGAINST COVID-19

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has joined the global battle to save mankind as the president of the organisation released a one minute 51 second video advisory telling…

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OBAFEMI MARTINS SET TO REPLACE IGHALO AT SHANGHAI
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OBAFEMI MARTINS SET TO REPLACE IGHALO AT SHANGHAI

Nigerian striker Obafemi Martins is on the verge of a return to Shanghai Shenhua, Chinese media have reported, increasing the likelihood Odion Ighalo will make his stay at…

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THREE AFRICANS, NO NIGERIAN, AS FIFA ROLL OUT ANTI-CORONAVIRUS VIDEO CAMPAIGN
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THREE AFRICANS, NO NIGERIAN, AS FIFA ROLL OUT ANTI-CORONAVIRUS VIDEO CAMPAIGN

There are three African legends, but no Nigerian as FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) teamed up to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a new awareness…

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FG DIRECTIVES ON COVID-19 ALTERS NFF INVESTIGATIVE PANEL’S WORK PLAN
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FG DIRECTIVES ON COVID-19 ALTERS NFF INVESTIGATIVE PANEL’S WORK PLAN

The directives of the Federal Government on the raging coronavirus outbreak has altered the work plan of the investigative panel set up by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)…

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NFF CALLS FOR PRAYERS AGAINST DEATHS, KIDNAPPINGS OF PLAYERS
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NFF CALLS FOR PRAYERS AGAINST DEATHS, KIDNAPPINGS OF PLAYERS

The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday called on all members of the country’s football family including stakeholders to pray hard in view of recent deaths and kidnappings of…

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FORMER SHOOTING STARS BOSS, PLAYERS CRY FOR JUSTICE FROM GOV. MAKINDE
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FORMER SHOOTING STARS BOSS, PLAYERS CRY FOR JUSTICE FROM GOV. MAKINDE

Former players of Shooting Stars and the chairman in the 1997 to 1999 football season, Bode Oyewole have written an appeal to the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde…

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BREAKING: RANGERS’ IFEANYI GEORGE DIES ONE MONTH AFTER REMO STARS’ TIAMIYU KAZEEM
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BREAKING: RANGERS’ IFEANYI GEORGE DIES ONE MONTH AFTER REMO STARS’ TIAMIYU KAZEEM

Another footballer in the Nigerian football league has been lost to the cold hands of death following an auto accident that claimed the life of Rangers’ Ifeanyi George.…

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CHRISTIAN CHUKWU AND CO STILL SPECIAL EVEN 40 YEARS AFTER!
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CHRISTIAN CHUKWU AND CO STILL SPECIAL EVEN 40 YEARS AFTER!

BY KUNLE SOLAJA. How time flies! It is 40 years today since Nigeria first won the Africa Cup of Nations. At the time, the football populace was not…

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CORONAVIRUS ROBS 1980 GREEN EAGLES ANOTHER GOLDEN HANDSHAKE BY GOVERNMENT
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CORONAVIRUS ROBS 1980 GREEN EAGLES ANOTHER GOLDEN HANDSHAKE BY GOVERNMENT

According to a press release by the media aides of Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare, the Nigerian government had planned to celebrate the 40th year anniversary of the…

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SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE HAILS 1980 GREEN EAGLES’ PIONEERING AFCON VICTORY
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SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE HAILS 1980 GREEN EAGLES’ PIONEERING AFCON VICTORY

Forty years after winning the premier sports contest in Africa, the Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare has hailed the Nigerian national football team. Sunday 22 March will…

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ISRAEL ABIA GOES TOP OF EUNISEĹL BOOT RACE
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ISRAEL ABIA GOES TOP OF EUNISEĹL BOOT RACE

Rangers striker Israel Abia has returned to the top of the goalscorers chart as the race for this season’s Eunisell Boot intensifies. The forward scored twice in his…

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BARING CORONAVIRUS IMPEDIMENT, SIASIA’S CAS APPEAL COMES FOR HEARING TODAY
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BARING CORONAVIRUS IMPEDIMENT, SIASIA’S CAS APPEAL COMES FOR HEARING TODAY

It is possibly a crucial day for the embattled former Nigerian footballer and coach as his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) to upturn a…

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NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION JOINS GLOBAL BANDWAGON; SHUTS DOWN ALL FOOTBALL ACTIVITIES
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NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION JOINS GLOBAL BANDWAGON; SHUTS DOWN ALL FOOTBALL ACTIVITIES

The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the cessation of all forms of football activities in the country for the next four weeks, as a result of the global…

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DESPITE CORONAVIRUS, NIGERIA FOOTBALL LEAGUE MARCHES ON
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DESPITE CORONAVIRUS, NIGERIA FOOTBALL LEAGUE MARCHES ON

BY MUYIWA AKINTUNDE Like most public activities, football has been shut down in most continents following COVID-19 outbreaks. But the League Management Company says the NPFL will go…

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AUWALU, EFFIONG EMERGE NEW LEADERS IN EUNISELL BOOT RACE
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AUWALU, EFFIONG EMERGE NEW LEADERS IN EUNISELL BOOT RACE

Kano Pillars striker Auwalu Ali Malam and Akwa United’s Ndifreke Effiong have forged ahead in the race to win the prestigious Eunisell Boot in this season’s Nigeria Professional…

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NFF BOSS, PINNICK CHARGES ADHOC COMMITTEE TO WORK IN GAME’S INTEREST
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NFF BOSS, PINNICK CHARGES ADHOC COMMITTEE TO WORK IN GAME’S INTEREST

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick on Tuesday inaugurated the ad-hoc committee set up by the football –governing body to investigate the death of Nasarawa…

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BREAKING! NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL  POSTPONED OVER CORONAVIRUS
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BREAKING! NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL POSTPONED OVER CORONAVIRUS

Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare has announced that the 20th edition of the National Sports Festival slated for Benin City later this month has been postponed. According to…

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UNDER PRESSURE MOURINHO TARGETS NIGERIAN-BORN EZE FOR STRUGGLING SPURS REVIVAL
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UNDER PRESSURE MOURINHO TARGETS NIGERIAN-BORN EZE FOR STRUGGLING SPURS REVIVAL

Tottenham are clear favourites to sign Queen Park Rangers’ midfielder, Nigerian born Eberechi Eze after the £20million price tag put off Sheffield United and Crystal Palace. Spurs have been monitoring…

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NFF EXTOLS SIMBA AT PARTNERS SIGN CONTRACT RENEWAL
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NFF EXTOLS SIMBA AT PARTNERS SIGN CONTRACT RENEWAL

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described Simba Group as a worthy partner in the journey to make Nigerian football fulfilling for players and fans. According to NFF…

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ENYIMBA TURN ATTENTION TO LOCAL LEAGUE AFTER CONTINENTAL OUSTER
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ENYIMBA TURN ATTENTION TO LOCAL LEAGUE AFTER CONTINENTAL OUSTER

BY MUYIWA AKINTUNDE After their failed continental campaign which ended last Sunday, defending champions, Enyimba will now have to concentrate on the domestic scene.  Although placed ninth on the…

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WHY FIFA WILL NOT COMPEL CLUBS TO RELEASE PLAYERS FOR NATIONAL TEAMS NOW
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WHY FIFA WILL NOT COMPEL CLUBS TO RELEASE PLAYERS FOR NATIONAL TEAMS NOW

World football governing body, FIFA has explained that in light of the current situation concerning the Coronavirus, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has decided that the general…

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