LOBI STARS FACE ASEC CHALLENGE IN ABIDJAN
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LOBI STARS FACE ASEC CHALLENGE IN ABIDJAN

BY APESIN ADEMOLA. The Matchday 2 of this season’s CAF Champions League hold this weekend with Nigeria’s representatives Lobi Stars away to ASEC Mimosas at Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny in…

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NFF, NIKE MEET TO STRATEGIZE FOR NEW YEAR
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NFF, NIKE MEET TO STRATEGIZE FOR NEW YEAR

The Nigeria Football Federation and its official kit sponsors, NIKE on Thursday met in Abuja to review activities for year 2018 and plan for the New Year. Top…

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FOR THE 5TH TIME, SUPER FALCONS BROUGHT DOWN BY CHINA
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FOR THE 5TH TIME, SUPER FALCONS BROUGHT DOWN BY CHINA

Nigeria’s women national team, the Super Falcons have again lost to China in a four-nation tournament on Thursday. The Nigerian side lost 0-3 to their hosts. It was…

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BREATHER FOR NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION CHIEFTAINS
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BREATHER FOR NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION CHIEFTAINS

Relief has come to the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the order of arrest on them has been lifted. According to a release circulated by…

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ESPERANCE MOVE OPENS SUPER EAGLES’ DOORS FOR JUNIOR LOKOSA
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ESPERANCE MOVE OPENS SUPER EAGLES’ DOORS FOR JUNIOR LOKOSA

The recent transfer of Kano Pillars’ striker, Junior Lokosa, to Esperance of Tunisia may open the doors for him to get entrenched in the Super Eagles. Coach Gernot…

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ABIA WARRIORS SUFFER HOME DEFEAT
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ABIA WARRIORS SUFFER HOME DEFEAT

Go Round FC of Rivers State on Wednesday inflicted a surprise 2-1 loss on Abia Warriors on the Warriors home ground as the Nigerian top division league enters…

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OGUN FA TASKS NEWLY INAUGURATED FOOTBALL COUNCILS
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OGUN FA TASKS NEWLY INAUGURATED FOOTBALL COUNCILS

BAYO ADEGBOYEGA. The Ogun State Football Association has charged the interim executives and members of Abeokuta North, South and Ewekoro Local Government Football Council to be diligent and…

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FLYING EAGLES’ COACH, AIGBOGUN DREAMS POLAND 2019 TICKET
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FLYING EAGLES’ COACH, AIGBOGUN DREAMS POLAND 2019 TICKET

Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has declared the readiness of his Nigeria U20 squad to give their very best in all group phase matches at the Africa U20 Cup…

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SUPER FALCONS UP AGAINST STEEL ROSES IN MEIZHOU WUHUA
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SUPER FALCONS UP AGAINST STEEL ROSES IN MEIZHOU WUHUA

African champions Nigeria have an interesting start to their preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals as they tackle China’s Women National Team, nicknamed Steel Roses, in…

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OGUN STATE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION TO ELECT NEW EXECUTIVES ON FEBRUARY 6, 2019
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OGUN STATE FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION TO ELECT NEW EXECUTIVES ON FEBRUARY 6, 2019

BY BAYO ADEGBOYEGA. Sequel to the directive of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as regards the 2019 elective congress into the Board of Ogun State Football Association, the…

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OSUN FA ELECTION HOLDS FEBRUARY 25
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OSUN FA ELECTION HOLDS FEBRUARY 25

BY TUNDE SHAMSUDEEN. A fresh election into the board of State of Osun Football Association will take place on Monday February 25, 2019 at the Oshogbo Township Stadium.…

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CAF SUSPENDS LOBI STARS PLAYER FROM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE; CLUB ALSO FINED
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CAF SUSPENDS LOBI STARS PLAYER FROM CHAMPIONS LEAGUE; CLUB ALSO FINED

The axe of the Confederation of African Football, CAF has fallen on Lobi Stars following incidents that occurred in their last December encounter with Kenya’s Gor Mahia. At…

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30 YEARS AFTER, FLYING EAGLES FLY TO SAUDI ARABIA
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30 YEARS AFTER, FLYING EAGLES FLY TO SAUDI ARABIA

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Fond memories of Nigeria’s U-20 exploits at the 1989 FIFA World Championship, now renamed FIFA U-20 World Cup will be evoked as the Nigerian side…

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WE SHARE YOUR PAINS, NFF TELLS KANU
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WE SHARE YOUR PAINS, NFF TELLS KANU

The Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday expressed concern over the burgling of the property of former Nigeria captain, Nwankwo Kanu, with valuables such as medals, plaques and trophies…

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POSSIBLE BARCA SWITCH THRILLS IGHALO
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POSSIBLE BARCA SWITCH THRILLS IGHALO

Nigerian striker is hoping to team up with some of the best known football icons in the world as he eagerly awaits a likely move to FC Barcelona.…

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NIGERIA’S U-20 COACH, AIGBOGUN TO RELEASE PLAYERS’ FINAL LIST NEXT WEEK
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NIGERIA’S U-20 COACH, AIGBOGUN TO RELEASE PLAYERS’ FINAL LIST NEXT WEEK

Head Coach Paul Aigbogun will name his final list of Flying Eagles for this year’s Africa U20 Cup of Nations early next week, thenff.com has learnt. The seven –time African…

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SUPER FALCONS OFF TO CHINA FOR 4-NATION TOURNEY
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SUPER FALCONS OFF TO CHINA FOR 4-NATION TOURNEY

Nine-time African champions, the Super Falcons of Nigeria have left for China on a four-nation invitational tournament. Their participation kick-starts their preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup…

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MY MISSION AT SUPER FALCONS’ CAMP – MAUREEN MMADU
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MY MISSION AT SUPER FALCONS’ CAMP – MAUREEN MMADU

BY BIBIAN ONWUGBOLU. Maureen Nkeiruka Mmadu is a Nigerian football coach and former midfielder of the Super Falcons. As a player she most recently represented Avaldsnes IL, a…

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“I WON’T BE DISTRACTED, WINNING AFCON 2019 IS MY MAIN FOCUS”, SAYS NFF BOSS, PINNICK
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“I WON’T BE DISTRACTED, WINNING AFCON 2019 IS MY MAIN FOCUS”, SAYS NFF BOSS, PINNICK

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has reiterated that preparing the Super Eagles adequately to win the Africa Cup of Nations title this summer is the…

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NIGERIAN LEAGUE’S OPENING MATCHDAY PRODUCES STUNNING UNWRITTEN SCRIPT
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NIGERIAN LEAGUE’S OPENING MATCHDAY PRODUCES STUNNING UNWRITTEN SCRIPT

BY GEORGE AKPAYEN. The Season 2019 of the Nigerian premier league has left many astounded while serving a few the humble pie.  Some of the big guns barely…

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RANGERS BATTER BANTU AT HOME
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RANGERS BATTER BANTU AT HOME

Nigeria’s Enugu Rangers are one leg away from getting to the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup after a 2-1 defeat of their hosts, Bantu of Lesotho…

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