Football

Falconets arrive Japan for U-20 World Cup

21 Players and 11 officials are in Japan for the U-20 female world cup   The national women U-20 football team, Falconets, on Wednesday arrived in Tokyo, Japan, to begin their World Cup campaign. The team’s media officer, Ejiro Femi-Babafemi, said in a statement, on Wednesday in Abeokuta, that the Falconets, led by their secretary, […]

Patrice Muamba

Muamba retires from professional football after surviving cardiac arrest

Medical experts advised the 24-year old that he could not continue playing soccer at the highest level.

Premier League winner may emerge today as Rangers, Lobi battle

By Tunde Eludini Week 37 fixtures of the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) come up Wednesday across the country with teams ready to battle for the crucial points at stake. The target for the different teams varies with just one match to end the season after today’s games. While teams like Kano Pillars, Enugu Rangers and […]

Niger to name strong squad against Super Eagles

 By Tunde Eludini The Nigeriens are taking the friendly game against Nigeria very seriously   The Federation Niger Du Football, FENIFOOT, will feature at least 8 professional players in Wednesday’s friendly match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria, its official has said. The Nigeriens, to indicate how seriously they are taking the match, have also […]

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Flying Eagles beat Tanzania

By Tunde Eludini | The Flying Eagles have qualified for the next round of the AYC qualifiers. Nigeria’s male U20 football team, the Flying Eagles, recorded the double over Tanzania, with a 2-0 home win on Sunday, to set up a cracking Africa Youth Championship (AYC) clash against South Africa, next month. By this victory, […]

Mikel stars as Chelsea lose Community Shield

The Nigerian midfielder played 90mins as his team, Chelsea FC, lost to Manchester City in the Community Shield. Nigerian International, John Obi Mikel, played all 90 minutes as Chelsea missed out on the FA Community Shield, Sunday afternoon. The London Club was defeated 3-2 by reigning English Premier League Champions, Manchester City, in the game […]

Nigeria Premier League players

Nigeria Premier League crises deepens

Heartland FC of Owerri abandoned the match, about 15mins into the second half, citing bad officiating.

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UEFA Champions League: Nigerian stars set for battle

UEFA Champions League: Nigerian stars set for battle

Olympic medals is about hard cash, says Sports Minister

The Minister says, there will be no blame game but that the country will grab the failure in London 2012 as an opportunity to rebuild

Nigerian footballer dies on pitch in Romania

Chinonso Ihelwere slumped and died while playing for his Romanian clubside

Falconets Off to South Korea

The Falconets swept through the African qualifiers without conceding a goal

Enyimba suspends Eguavoen

Enyimba has suspended their coach after getting knocked out of the Federation Cup

Super Eagles camp opens August 19 for Liberia

The team will camp at the Bolton White Apartments in Abujaand training proper is expected to resume the following day after resumption to camp

Maradona sacked as Dubai club coach

Diego Maradona was sacked by the Dubai clubside while he was holidaying in Argentina

Gateway FC declares player wanted

The club says it will ensure anyone aiding and abetting Eyo Abasi to abscond, faces the full wrath of the law.

Federation Cup: Enyimba, Wolves Clash in Bauchi

Nigeria Premier League rolls out time table for matches for the Federation Cup in Abuja

Arsenal cancels visit to Nigeria

The match between Arsenal and the Super Eagles has been cancelled as the London club will no longer visit Nigeria this year

Shooting Stars legend Sam Ojebode dies at 68

Shortly after the death of Rashidi Yekini, Shooting Stars lose another legend to lung cancer

Nigeria beat Rwanda 2-0

Goals from Ike Uche and Ahmed Musa helped the Super Eagles
beat their Rwandan counterpart.

Eagles get all the attention as Falcons are looked over

.A host of prominent sporting figures will be in Calabar to cheer the Super Eagles while no senior official is yet to be named for the Falcons match in Lagos

Eagles hit Calabar for Nations Cup qualifying match

The Super Eagles arrived Cross River State on Tuesday afternoon in preparation of the Nations Cup qualifying match against Rwanda

Super Falcons move to Lagos Wednesday

Super Falcons set to tackle Zimbabwe in the African Women's Championship qualifying match in Lagos

NFF begs for Obodo

Abductors of the footballer are demanding a huge amount of money but NFF is begging

Mikel snubbed again as Keshi picks 23 for Malawi

Vincent Enyeama leads the list of 23 players picked by Super Eagles coach

Enyimba whip Rangers in Aba

Top of the Nigerian Premier League table gets tighter as Eyimba close in on Enugu Rangers