Football

Heartland, Lobi zoom into Federation cup finals

It will be a tough game when Heartland FC of Owerri meets Lobi Stars for the final match of the Federation Cup

Keshi to announce foreign-based list for Liberia clash, Aug. 23

Stephen Keshi, Head Coach of the Super Eagles, will on Thursday name Europe-based players who will make the national team list for the Nations Cup qualifying match against Liberia. The ceremony which would be held in Abuja, would see the players complement the home based side that had been in camp since two weeks ago for the […]

2012 CAF Champions League: Sunshine Stars consolidate position with away win

Sunshine Stars of Nigeria scored a 2-1 away victory against Aso Chlef of Algeria on Saturday to consolidate its position in group A of the 2012 CAF Champions League. The victory brings the Nigerian club’s total points to 7 after the fourth match day. However, Sunshine Stars remain behind group leader and title holder Esperance […]

Nigeria's premier League rated best in Africa

2011/2012 Nigeria Premier League season ends Sept. 7

The league will come to an end just as the European League is starting

Song joins Barcelona

The Cameroonian will play for Barcelona in the 2012/2013 season.

Van Persie signs for Man U

The Dutch striker will now earn 12.2 million pounds annually

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Eagles play goaless draw with Niger, in Niamey

The Super Eagles strikers failed to convert their chances during the friendly match

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, […]

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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 […]

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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