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Four matches to watch: Top 2 NPFL teams battle as Chicarito returns to Old Trafford

Jose Mourinho will like to win his first match of the season.

Plateau United team

ANALYSIS: Will Nigeria Premier League crown return to Jos after 45 years?

Plateau United only need to win all their three home matches to be league champions.


MFM host Enyimba, Bayern face Dortmund, other top matches to watch this weekend

Chelsea also face Arsenal on Sunday

Anthony Nwakaeme [Photo Credit: Jerusalem Post]

Here’s one player Rohr may need for Super Eagles, Lions showdown

With the European season just kicking off, most players Rohr would have penciled down would just be getting into match mode.

Carl Ikeme [Photo: Kokofeed]

Ikeme diagnosis, Lowrey death reveal football’s human face

The life and wellbeing of the soft-spoken Ikeme suddenly became more important.

Germany zoom into final in style [Photo:]

Germany seems next to lose the World Cup

Not one Confederations Cup winner has successfully gone on to win the World Cup.

Rivers United Football Club [Photo Credit: Africasports24]

Four matches to watch: Rivers Utd battle Club Africain as Germany dare Chile in Russia

A winner will emerge in the Confederation Cup 2017 on Sunday.

Cameroon celebrating after scoring in their game with Egypt at the AFCON


ANALYSIS: Here’s why Africa won’t win World Cup

when will Africa justify its huge football talent pool and deliver on the world stage”, arose again?

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung

ANALYSIS: Sports in Nigeria is being run into the abyss

Nigeria is yet to produce an Olympic 100m gold medalist despite apparent potential.

The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo on Saturday (10/6/17). Bafana Bafana won 2-0.
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How Eagles should prepare for Cameroon clash

The two teams will meet in August.


Four matches to watch | Russia needs good start as Ronaldo goes against Sanchez

Plateau United are hoping to down Warriors in Umuahia.

2019 AFCON Qualifying match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria (Green) and Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo on Saturday (10/6/17).
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Why Bafana loss can be a luxury for Eagles

Nigeria suffered her first competitive loss to South Africa on Sunday.

Super Eagles in training

In Uyo, Eagles must ‘remarry’ Bafana Bafana

Saturdays in this part of the world are normally set aside for marriages and other “Owambes”.

Dominic Solanke [Photo: The Sun]

Anglo-Nigerians driving England to U-20 World Cup glory

The two goal scorers for England in the semi-final are of Nigerian descent.


The quality Super Eagles need against South Africa

The players know they have to continually fight to keep their place in the starting XI.

Real Madrid

Four matches to watch: Madrid chase history in UCL

Rivers United need Kampala points as MFM seek FCIU scalp


UCL Final: Where it will be won and lost

Juventus have a better defence while Real Madrid have a very potent strike force.

‎The French coach has signed the highly rated Nigerian striker, Henry Onyekuru [Photo: Ducor Sports]

Arsene Wenger intent on resurrecting ‘Henry’ for Arsenal’s future

‎The French coach has signed the highly rated Nigerian striker, Henry Onyekuru.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04:  Alex Iwobi of Arsenal takes on Victor Moses of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on February 4, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Moses, Iwobi gun to join Fashanu, Amokachi, Kanu in FA Cup club

Today’s finals will decide who joins the elite team that also has Celestine Babayaro, John Utaka and Mikel Obi.

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford shoots to score his side’s first goal. Photograph: Tom Jenkins for the Guardian

Europa Final | Shootout between two 19-year-old strikers

Man. United and Ajax will clash for the top Europa price.


Festac Town: Lagos cultural town turns football nursery

Notorious for internet fraud and prostitution, Festac Town is also a pillar in Nigerian football.

The Real Madrid players celebrate in front of their fans. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Four matches to watch | Real can’t afford Malaga slip; MFM seek revenge

Juve meanwhile can win a second trophy.