Football

NFF shun Best Ogedegbe memorial lecture

Best Ogedegbe’s widow wants her husband immortalized for his role in Nigeria’s football.

Mikel Obi

Mikel, Drogba, Song nominated for African Footballer of the Year

The top three players will be named in the last week of November.

Osaze to return to Eagles for 2013 Nations Cup

The Eagles Striker will now be available for selection for the 2013 Nations Cup

Super Eagles camp bubbles ahead of Venezuela friendly

Nov.5 (PREMIUM TIMES) — The Super Eagles camp on Sunday came alive as the team started preparations for the international friendly match against Venezuela, scheduled to take place in Miami, U.S. The match, which will take place on Nov. 14, is part of the Eagles’ preparation for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), to be hosted […]

AWC: Falcons get South Africa for semi-finals

Nov. 4 (PREMIUM TIMES) — The Super Falcons of Nigeria Sunday moved a step closer to defending their African title as they romped into the semi finals of the 2012 Africa Women’s Championship (AWC) after they made it three wins in as many games with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Ivory Coast. The Falcons needed […]

Victor Moses

Moses scores for Chelsea, as Man Utd stay top of EPL table

Nigerian forward, Victor Moses, got his first goal in the English Premier League for Chelsea on Saturday but it was not enough for the Blues to keep top spot as they could only get a 1-1 draw with impressive side, Swansea City. Moses who has previously scored for Chelsea in the Capital One compettion hit […]

EPL: Manchester United overtake Chelsea

Manchester United have taken a momentary lead on the English Premier League table after a well deserved 2-1 victory over fierce rivals, Arsenal in a League clash Saturday at the Old Trafford. The Red Devils with 24 points are occupying top spot. Former Arsenal priced jewel Robin Van Persie showed no mercy to his former […]

African Women Championship: Super Falcons beat Ethiopia

Nigeria wins the match against Ethiopia

Lawal commends Eaglets’ coaching crew

Garba Lawal reposes confidence in Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets.

Super Eagles to wear New Jersey design at AFCON 2013

Adidas will design the new football jerseys the Super Eagles will wear at AFCON.

Nigeria Football Federation to increase Super Falcons’ bonus

The ladies will receive bonuses but not as “bogus” as that of the Super Eagles.

Camp opens November 4 for Nigeria, Venezuela friendly

Nigeria will go up against Venezuela for an international friendly in preparation for the African Cup of Nations

AFCON 2013: Super Eagles to camp in Portugal, South Africa

The Nigerian team have only two weeks to prepare intensively for the AFCON tournament.

AWC: Super Falcons begins title defence on winning note

The Super Falcons struggled to win the match against the Lioness of Cameroon.

Golden Eaglets thrash Guinea in Conakry

The Golden Eaglets stunned the Junior Syli Stars of Guinea.

Manchester Utd end Chelsea’s winning run

Chelsea’s unbeaten run came to an end at the Stanford Bridge after 10 matches on Sunday as Manchester United recorded a ‘controversial’ 2-3 win over the Blues. The bad blooded encounter which saw Chelsea finish the game with nine men after red cards were issued to Fernando Torres and Brain Ivanoic has seen Manchester United […]

Lionel Messi hits 301 career goals mark in Rayo rout

Lionel Messi took his senior career goals tally to 301 as he scored twice in Barcelona’s 5-0 victory at Rayo Vallecano, which put them three points clear at the top of La Liga on Saturday. The World Player of the Year got Barca’s second just after half time and finished off the rout with another at […]

Arsenal return to winning ways

Though it wasn’t the best of performance from Arsenal; the Gunners Saturday returned to winning ways with a hard earned lone goal victory over a determined Queens Park Rangers side at the Emirates. Spaniard Mikel Arteta was the hero for the day as his late strike ensured Arsenal secured the vital 1-0 win and the three […]

Golden Eaglets arrive Guinea, abandoned by Guinean Federation

It now seems a routine for Nigerian teams to be poorly treated by their African hosts.

Falcons arrive Equatorial Guinea, complain of poor accommodation

The Falcons said they were poorly treated by the organisers of the competition.

UEFA Champions League: Arsenal, Madrid, Milan lose

Many of Europe’s big teams lost to ‘lesser’ teams.

AWC: Dropped Falconet skipper returns home

Five members of the women U-20 team are in the Falcons squad.

Fxtures for AFCON 2013

The Super Eagles commence their games on January 21.

Nigeria to face Zambia, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia in Nations Cup

The Super Eagles will camp in Zimbabwe for the competition.

Falcons win second friendly match in Ghana

The Falcons will leave for Equatorial Guinea from Ghana on Thursday.