Tunde Eludini

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MFM FC

Nigerian League Review: Odey takes MFM back to top spot

MFM FC have regained the number one position on the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL table. The Olukoya Boys returned to top spot on Wednesday following their 2-1 win over Abia Warriors in their Match Day 16 tie at the Agege Stadium in Lagos. Rave of the moment, Stephen Odey…

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Nigerian League Review: Plateau United return to top spot

Plateau United have a made a swift return to the number one position on the Nigeria Professional Football League standings. The Tin City boys regained the position on the log after they thrashed ABS FC 4-1 in their Match Day 15 duel in Jos on Sunday. Having been knocked off…

Super Eagles training for a match [Photo credit: NFF]

Onazi: Super Eagles fully focused on qualifying for World Cup

Nigeria’s young and vibrant squad is thinking of little else apart from qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, so says stand-in Captain Ogenyi Onazi. The midfielder spoke on Sunday during a meeting of the Super Eagles with NFF President Amaju Pinnick, at…

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Chelsea defender, two others join Super Eagles camp

Though Monday’s planned friendly game against the Etallons of Burkina Faso has been called off, three new players have joined the Super Eagles ahead of a ‘training match’ on Monday against a yet-to-be-named opponent. The trio invited by Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr, are youthful Chelsea FC and England…

Tobi Amusan

Nigerian runs world fastest 2017 time in 100m hurdles

Nigerian hurdler, Tobi Amusan, now has the fastest 100m hurdle time (12.63) in the world for 2017 following her awesome race on Saturday. The 2016 Rio Olympics semi-finalist clocked a 12.63 seconds lifetime and 2017 world leading 100m hurdles best on Saturdayafternoon at the University of Texas in El Paso…

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Confederation of African Athletics pledges to support UniPort

The President of the Confederation of African Athletics, CAA, Hammed Kalkaba, has promised support that will ensure that the IAAF/CAA Athletics High Performance Centre located at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, becomes one of the best in the world. While Kalkaba acknowledged that the centre is the brain…

Plateau United team

Nigerian League Preview: Plateau United seek return to top spot

The erstwhile Nigeria Professional Football League leaders, Plateau United, will hope to find their way back to summit of the log as they host ABS FC from Ilorin in one of the match day 15 games of the NPFL this Sunday. Kennedy Boboye's men already have a superior goals difference…

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World Cross Country Championships: Team Nigeria set for action in Kampala

Team Nigeria is raring to go at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Kampala 2017, which holds this Sunday in the Eastern African country. According to the organisers, Kampala 2017 is the biggest World Cross Country Championships in over a decade. This assertion is based on the number of countries…

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Nigerian League: Rangers threaten to sack Coach

Enugu Rangers head coach, Imama Amapakabo, and his technical crew risk losing their jobs unless they can turn around the fortunes of the reigning Nigerian League champions in the shortest possible time frame. Imama and his lieutenants have been given a three-match must win ultimatum starting from Sunday's league match…

Super Eagles

Nigeria, Burkina Faso friendly ‘cancelled’

The friendly match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Etallons of Burkina Faso has been put off, officials have said. The game was fixed for Monday night at the same venue where the Eagles played Senegal on Thursday. But reports from London and some others credited to the Burkinabe Football…

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NFF confirms cancellation of Nigeria, Burkina Faso friendly

The Super Eagles’ second international friendly against Burkina Faso in London on Monday, has been called off after seven players in the Burkinabe contingent failed to secure entry visas into the United Kingdom. The chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Chris Green, told thenff.com in London: “We regret…

Super Eagles

Why Nigerians couldn’t watch Super Eagles play Senegal, may not watch Burkina Faso match

Traditional platforms where football fans normally watch the Super Eagles whenever they are in action were blank for Thursday’s much-talked about friendly against the Teranga Lions of Senegal. That development did not go down well with many Nigerians as they could not get a grasp of their darling team who…

International friendly between Nigeria vs Senegal [Photo: Naij.com]

Nigeria vs Senegal: Iheanacho scores, Onazi injured as game ends in draw

The Super Eagles and Teranga Lions of Senegal played out a 1-1 draw in the international friendly between both sides on Thursday in London. Kelechi Iheanacho for the umpteenth time was the hero for Nigeria getting the equalizer for the Super Eagles from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute.…

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Nigeria vs Senegal: Onazi captains Super Eagles

Ogenyi Onazi has been chosen as the captain for the Super Eagles in Thursday night’s international friendly against Senegal. Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, named a formidable starting line-up which has Chippa United goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, in goal ahead of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and the newly invited Tope Okeowo The…

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London attack: Nigeria Super Eagles propose to wear black armbands for victims

The Nigeria Football Federation has made a proposal to have the Super Eagles wear black armbands during tonight’s international friendly match in London in honour of the victims of Wednesday’s terror attack in the same city. The terror attack, which saw the suspect mow down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before…

Super Eagles training for a match [Photo credit: NFF]

Nigeria v Senegal: Eagles, Teranga Lions set for thrilling clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Teranga Lions of Senegal will Thursday night get busy in an international friendly, and the expectations is that there will be fireworks going by the pedigree of both sides. Despite visa glitches that led to a couple of late arrivals for some of the invited…

MFM FC striker, Stephen Odey

Nigerian League: Odey fires MFM FC to top spot

MFM FC have overtaken Plateau United at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League table. Stephen Odey with two goals on Wednesday helped the Olukoya Boys to the number one position on the NPFL log as they beat hard fighting Rivers United in their rescheduled game at the Agege…

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Visa hitch for Super Eagles stars ahead Senegal, Burkina Faso friendlies

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed that most of the players yet to arrive the London camp of the Super Eagles for the friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso are being delayed owing to visa issues. A statement by Ademola Olajire, from the communications department of NFF, assured that…

Rangers

CAF Confederation Cup: Rangers, Rivers United get tricky opponents

Nigeria Professional Football League sides, Enugu Rangers and Rivers United, have been handed tricky opponents in the playoff round of the CAF Confederation Cup. In the draws conducted on Tuesday, Rivers United were pitched along Rayon sports of Rwanda while Rangers have it seemingly tougher as they are up against…

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Victor Moses out of Senegal, Burkina Faso friendlies

Chelsea star, Victor Moses, will be missing in action when the Super Eagles take on Senegal and Burkina Faso in friendly games in a few days’ time in London. While first confirming his arrival in camp, officials of the national team revealed on Monday night that Moses will be excused…

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Super Eagles stars arrive London for Senegal, Burkina Faso friendlies

Invited Super Eagles players for the friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso are already arriving in their numbers at the London camp of the national team. At the last check, 17 players have already checked in to the team’s Crowne Plaza Hotel Ealing. The early birds in the Eagles…

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EPL: Iheanacho benched as City, Liverpool play draw

Nigeria international, Kelechi Iheanacho, was an unused substitute as Manchester City came from behind to force a 1-1 draw against Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday evening. James Milner had put the Reds in front in the 50th minute from the penalty spot following a foul by Gael Clichy…

MFM FC

Nigeria League Review: Odey fires MFM closer to top spot

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles FC, MFM FC, are closing in on the top position on the Nigeria Professional Football League table. The Olukoya Boys secured a 2-1 win over table toppers, Plateau United, on Sunday with the two goals coming from the boots of in-form striker, Stephen Odey.…

Rangers

CAF Champions League: Enugu Rangers sent packing

About 24 hours after Rivers United were sent packing from the CAF Champions League, Enugu Rangers have also been sent packing from the competition. Rangers exit means Nigeria no longer has any representative in the Champions League. Rangers were ousted in the Round of 32 despite recording a face-saving 2-1…

MFM FC

Nigeria League Preview: MFM, Plateau United battle in Lagos

The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries FC, MFM FC, will host Plateau United in what has been dubbed the star fixture in the Match Day 14 games of the Nigeria Professional Football League. Though MFM this season have been invincible at their home ground at the Agege Stadium in…