Football

Peter Rufai out of hospital, NFF wishes him quick recovery

Doctors say the goalkeeper has made remarkable progress and only needs rest to fully recover

Eagles to face Venezuela in friendly

The Eagles will begin camp on November 4.

Kanu hails new Golden Eaglets

The former Eagles captain commended the boys for their performance against Guinea.

New Premier League season to start DEC 1

The management of the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) board has announced the programme of activities for the 2012/2013 league season.

Soccer legend, Peter Rufai, regains consciousness, family calls for prayers

Former Super Eagles goal keeper Peter Rufai has finally regained consciousnesses after he suddenly slumped and was rushed to a Lagos hospital. While doctors at the Toki Hospital, where the ex-international is being treated are yet to discharge the 49-year-old, Bruce Rufai, his brother, told PREMIUM TIMES the goalkeeper has regained consciousness but yet to get back […]

BREAKING NEWS: Peter Rufai slumps, hospitalised

Peter Rufai, one of Nigeria’s best goalkeepers ever, was rushed to hospital after he suddenly collapsed

Ethiopia qualify for first Nations Cup in 30years

Ethiopia qualified ahead of Sudan.

Eaglets move closer to African championship, beat Guinea 3-0

The return leg will be played in Conakry, the capital of Guinea.

Tiny Cape Verde knocks Cameroon out of Nations Cup 2013

Cape Verde, the West African island nation of just half a million people has created one of the greatest upsets in Africa’s football history, knocking out big gun Cameroon out of the 2013 African Nations Cup, a website known as Economic and Financial Crimes is reporting this evening. After a 2-0 home victory at home […]

Super Eagles demolish Liberia, qualify for Nations Cup

Two Chelsea FC of England players scored half of the Super Eagles goals.

Nigeria leads Liberia 2-0

Ambrose and Ahmed Musa scored the goals

Mikel Obi

Mikel may captain Super Eagles

The Super Eagles media officer says all the players are ready for the match against the Liberians.

Nigeran Premier League broke, as board begs NFF for help

The congress is expected to fix the date for the commencement of the 2012/2013 Premier League

AFCON 2013: Liberia arrives Nigeria with 125-person contingent

Nigeria and Liberia will slug it out on Saturday for a place at the 2013 African Cup of Nations.

Peter Rufai loses mum

The former Eagles shot-stopper was given the sad news on Wednesday morning.

AFCON 2012: Liberia keeps arrival secret from Nigeria

The Liberian team must edge out the Super Eagles to qualify for the Nations Cup.

El Classico: Messi, Ronaldo share spoils

Real Madrid are still eight points adrift of their bitter rivals

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Foreign pros expected for Liberian tie

The foreign based players will join their home based colleagues for the match.

Nigeria beat South Africa to AYC ticket

The game ended 3-1 and ensured the Flying Eagles qualify for the AYC championship

Flamingoes apologise for World Cup ouster

The girls lost in the quarter finals to France on penalties.

Nigerian player dies in Poland

Sad news emerged from Poland Saturday as a 24- year old Nigerian player, Joshua Tamunobarabonye Pepple, died on the pitch while in action for his Regional League side, Pomorzanin Nowogard, in a League game. Sad trend The death is the second in recent times following the death of Henry Chinonso Ihelewere, another young footballer, in […]

Sunshine play draw will Al-Ahly in Ijebu-ode

The Nigerian side now need to go beat the Egyptian giant, Al-Ahly, in Egypt.

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

Eagles don’t need dollars to beat Liberia –Keshi

The Eagles are hungry to participate in the Nations cup and that is enough motivation to beat the Liberians, Keshi says.

Azerbaijan 2012: Flamingoes get N160m boost to beat France

The girls say their aim is to win the trophy for the first time.

Champions League round-up: Emenike scores brace

Several Nigerian players shine for their European clubs