Football

Flying Eagles: Photo Credit: Thenff.com

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles target bright start against Qatar

The group is aware of the pedigree of Nigeria at the FIFA U20 World Cup and cannot afford to under-perform.

Kano Pillars football team

NPFL Round Up: Kano Pillars qualify for Super Six

In Uyo, Akwa United and Abia Warriors played out a thrilling 2-2 draw.

Solomon Ogbeide

Top Nigerian coach Solomon Ogbeide is dead

Ogbeide until his death was in charge of Lobi Stars of Markurdi who emerged as NPFL champions last season and represented Nigeria in the CAF Champions League.

Kwara Utd players, officials protest unpaid salaries, barricade ministry’s entrance

Players say they have not been paid sign-on fees for five to six years and salaries since March.

The Google Doodle for Samuel Okwaraji. [PHOTO CREDIT: Google]

Nigerians, Google honour Samuel Okwaraji

Samuel Okwaraji would have been 55 today, May 19, 2019.

Super Falcons

WAFU Cup: Nigeria’s Super Falcons beat Cote d’Ivoire to emerge champions

On the whole, the African champions scored 23 goals in the tournament, conceding only two.

Football legends from Nigeria and other African countries converged today at the Agege Stadium to play a testimonial football match in my honour; to mark the end of my tenure as the Governor of Lagos State. [Photo: @AkinwunmiAmbode]

Ambode Testimonial Match: Kanu, Martins score as Nigerian legends play against African counterparts

The Nigerian legends team was coached by former Super Eagles Coach, Bonfrere Jo.

Manchester City

Sterling nets hat-trick as Man City win sixth FA Cup title in style

This will be Manchester City’s 11th appearance in an FA Cup Final and their first since 2013, when they lost 0-1 to Wigan.

Four matches to watch this weekend

Plateau chase NPFL survival as City chase unprecedented treble while in Germany and Turkey, exciting endings await.

Massimiliano Allegri[PHOTO CREDIT: Juventus.com]

Juventus sack manager, Allegri

Allegri was appointed in July 2014 as the new head coach of Juventus, replacing Antonio Conte who had resigned.

Success Makanjuola, one of the five strikers selected to represent Nigeria at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Success Makanjuola targets goals for Nigeria

“I know so much will be expected of me, and I am ready. I can’t wait to score the goals at the World Cup,” Success Makanjuola said.

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr.

AFCON 2019: Mikel tops 25-man provisional list

Aside Mikel, pacy winger Ahmed Musa who has been the stand-in captain in the absence of the former Chelsea star is also in the roster.

2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations

Flying Eagles coach names final squad for FIFA U-20 World Cup

Ikouwem Utin, captain of the team, is top on the list of players set to represent Nigeria.

Mikel Obi and Gernot Rohr

Mikel ‘set for Super Eagles return’ ahead of AFCON 2019

Mikel has not played for the Super Eagles since their last group game against Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Super Falcons

Super Falcons coach unveils provisional World Cup squad

Onome Ebi, Ngozi Okobi and power forward Desire Oparanozie top the list of 27 players.

Yobe Desert Stars line up for the game against Gombe United during the first stanza of the league (Credit: Yobe Desert Stars Official Twitter handle)

NPFL Review: Yobe Stars relegated, El-Kanemi Warriors suffer first home defeat in three years

Elsewhere, Abia Warriors brightened their own chances of spending another season in the NPFL.

Manchester City celebrate champions league win. [PHOTO CREDIT: Man City official Twitter handle]

UPDATED: Manchester City win English Premier League 2018/2019

Manchester City won with a total of 98 points.

Liverpool FC team. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Liverpool]

EPL Final Day: Liverpool, Man City title race goes to the wire (LIVE UPDATES)

City go into the game at Brighton knowing a win would see them become the first team in a decade to win the trophy back-to-back.

Super Falcons

WAFU Cup: Nigeria’s Super Falcons demolish Niger Republic 15-0

The sub-regional women football tournament is ongoing in Abidjan with eight West African teams in attendance.

Sepp Blatter

Former FIFA boss Blatter says money risks ruining football

Blatter says he wants “moral rehabilitation” after the corruption scandal that ousted him in 2015.

lobi

Four Matches To Watch: EPL winner to emerge, Lobi tackle Rangers

Manchester City have their destiny in their own hands – beat Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday and Pep Guardiola would have led the Citizens to a second consecutive title.

Eden Hazard celebrating after scoring the winning penalty for Chelsea (Photo Credit: Reuters on Google)

Chelsea defeat Frankfurt, to face Arsenal in Europa League final

Chelsea will now meet fellow Londoners Arsenal in the final in Baku, Azerbaijan, on May 29.

Lacazette and Aubameyang celebrates goal (Photo Credit: Reuters on Google)

Aubameyang shoots Arsenal into Europa League final

The night belonged to Aubameyang as he struck three times in stunning fashion.

Eyimba team used to illustrate the story. [Photo credit: Gola.com]

NPFL: Rivers United halt Enyimba’s 11-match unbeaten run

The People’s Elephant were beaten 1-0 in their Matchday 18 tie at Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt.

Liverpool FC team. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Liverpool]

British press hail Liverpool’s victory as the `Miracle of Anfield’

The English giants won 4-0 on the night to overturn a 3-0 first leg defeat