CAF backs two-yearly World Cup despite possible clashes with Afcon
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CAF backs two-yearly World Cup despite possible clashes with Afcon

Africa has given its backing to staging the World Cup every two years even though…

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‘Football coming Home’ as Queen of England recalls 1966 World Cup presentation
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‘Football coming Home’ as Queen of England recalls 1966 World Cup presentation

The Queen has paid tribute to the “spirit, commitment and pride” of the England football…

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When Tijjani Babangida and Sunday Oliseh turned around the myth of figure 13
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When Tijjani Babangida and Sunday Oliseh turned around the myth of figure 13

BY KUNLE SOLAJA Figure 13 is often considered an unlucky number in some cultures. That…

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Flash back: Super Eagles suffer heaviest World Cup defeat
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Flash back: Super Eagles suffer heaviest World Cup defeat

By KUNLE SOLAJA At the ongoing Euro 2020, Denmark at the weekend marched into the…

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Only vaccinated fans to be allowed at World Cup 2022
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Only vaccinated fans to be allowed at World Cup 2022

Qatar will only allow people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to attend next year’s World Cup…

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Qatar seeks one million virus jabs for World Cup fans
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Qatar seeks one million virus jabs for World Cup fans

Qatar’s prime minister announced Doha is seeking to provide one million doses of a coronavirus…

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Gernot Rohr turns attention to Qatar 2022 qualifiers after Cameroon friendlies
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Gernot Rohr turns attention to Qatar 2022 qualifiers after Cameroon friendlies

Nigeria’s coach Gernot Rohr is already looking forward to the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers…

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South Korea’s 2002 World Cup great Yoo Sang-chul dies aged 49
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South Korea’s 2002 World Cup great Yoo Sang-chul dies aged 49

Former South Korea international Yoo Sang-chul has died at the age of 49, the Korea…

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FIFA, NFF and other sports bodies blanked out of Twitter in Nigeria
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FIFA, NFF and other sports bodies blanked out of Twitter in Nigeria

Less than 12 hours after the Nigerian government announced an indefinite suspension of twitter in…

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Messi’s goal not enough as Chile hold Argentina in World Cup qualifier
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Messi’s goal not enough as Chile hold Argentina in World Cup qualifier

Lionel Messi scored a penalty but Argentina missed out on the chance to take over…

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Fifa Considering holding World Cup every two years
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Fifa Considering holding World Cup every two years

FIFA will carry out a feasibility study on holding the World Cup and the women’s World…

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CORONAVIRUS CLAIMS FIRST WORLD CUP CASUALTY AS NORTH KOREA PULL OUT OF  QUALIFIERS
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CORONAVIRUS CLAIMS FIRST WORLD CUP CASUALTY AS NORTH KOREA PULL OUT OF QUALIFIERS

North Korea have pulled out of next month’s qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup…

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WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS IN AFRICA POSTPONED AGAIN
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WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS IN AFRICA POSTPONED AGAIN

CAF have confirmed the postponement of the  opening group matches of Africa’s qualifying campaign for…

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CAF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TO DECIDE ON POTENTIALLY CHAOTIC WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS ON MAY 15
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CAF EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TO DECIDE ON POTENTIALLY CHAOTIC WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS ON MAY 15

Following a spate of disqualification of stadiums across the continent for the hosting of World…

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WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS IN AFRICA COULD PLUNGE INTO CRISIS
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WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS IN AFRICA COULD PLUNGE INTO CRISIS

Nigeria’s match day 2 World Cup qualifying match away with Central African Republic is one…

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ARGENTINA AMBASSADOR CALLS FOR BILATERAL FOOTBALL FIXTURES WITH NIGERIA
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ARGENTINA AMBASSADOR CALLS FOR BILATERAL FOOTBALL FIXTURES WITH NIGERIA

Argentina’s ambassador to Nigeria, Alejandro Herrero has advocated the straightening of footballing ties between Argentina and…

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SUPER EAGLES WOULD HAVE BEEN LEAST AFRICAN TEAM AFFECTED IF EUROPEAN SUPER LEAGUE HAD LIVED
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SUPER EAGLES WOULD HAVE BEEN LEAST AFRICAN TEAM AFFECTED IF EUROPEAN SUPER LEAGUE HAD LIVED

BY KUNLE SOLAJA With a possible FIFA worldwide ban on clubs and their players involved…

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IT’S 20 YEARS TODAY SINCE THE UNLIKELY WORLD CUP GOAL RECORD
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IT’S 20 YEARS TODAY SINCE THE UNLIKELY WORLD CUP GOAL RECORD

SUPER EAGLES RISE IN FIFA RANKING
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SUPER EAGLES RISE IN FIFA RANKING

Two consecutive wins in the last qualifying tournament for the Africa Cup of Nations have…

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SUPER EAGLES BEGIN WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION QUEST ON JUNE 5
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SUPER EAGLES BEGIN WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION QUEST ON JUNE 5

Super Eagles’ qualification for the Qatar 2022 will begin on Saturday 5, the first day…

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RONALDO ARMBAND SELLS FOR OVER $100,000 TO HELP TODDLER SURGERY
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RONALDO ARMBAND SELLS FOR OVER $100,000 TO HELP TODDLER SURGERY

The captain’s armband which Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo threw away angrily during a World Cup qualifier…

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