Nigerian league: Sharks hold Kwara United to barren draw in Ilorin
Kwara United missed several chances in the first half.
Team Delta wins National Weightlifting competition
Nineteen states and the Police participated in the competition.
Friendly: Golden Eaglets beat Cross River team 10-0
The Eaglets dominated the match.
Federation Cup: Defending Champions, Heartland, crashes out
Heartland hoped to repeat its winning streak of the past two years. Defending champions of the Federations Cup, Heartland FC of Owerri Mhave, crashed out of the cup competition after losing out 4-5 on penalty shoot out to Akwa United. The Naze Millionaires who were hoping to complete a hat-trick of wins after winning the […]
Nigeria Super Eagles qualifies for African Nations Championship despite loss to Cote D’Ivoire
The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Friday lost to the Elephants of Cote D’Ivoire in Abidjan, but nonetheless went on to qualify for the African Nations Championship for the first time ever. The Elephants defeated the Eagles 2-0 but that was not enough to erase the four goal deficit inflicted on them in Kaduna on […]
2014 World Cup: FIFA appoints 29-year-old Madagascar referee for Eagles vs. Malawi qualifier
The assistant referees are also from Madagascar. The world football-governing body, FIFA, has appointed officials from Madagascar to take charge of the crunch 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Flames of Malawi, at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar, on Saturday, September 7. Hamada el Moussa Nampiandraza, 29, who became […]
2013 Federations Cup: Rangers, Shooting Stars crash out
Eight teams have qualified for the quarter finals. Shooting Stars FC of Ibadan and Enugu Rangers have been eliminated from the 2013 Federations Cup after they were defeated in their respective round of 16 fixtures played on Wednesday. While the Oluyole Warriors lost 3-1 to Enyimba International in Abuja, the Flying Antelopes suffered a shock […]
Pre-season: Guardiola’s Bayern beat Barcelona
Bayern again defeated the Spanish champions. A Pep Guardiola tutored Bayern Munich on Wednesday humbled La Liga champions Barcelona 2-0 in a pre-season friendly at the Allianz Arena. The reigning European champions scored a goal in each half to reaffirm their status as the current best team on the continent. Captain Phil Lamp got the […]
Match fixing scandal: NFF confirms life ban for players, officials
The four clubs were banned for 10 years each.
Nigeria Premier League records fresh violence
Fans attacked the referee in Bauchi. Though the Week 22 matches of the Nigeria Premier League were keenly contested, the sour point was the violence in Bauchi where Wikki Tourist played host to El-Kanemi Warriors. Despite repeated pleas for decorum in stadia across the country, fans of Bauchi-based Wikki Tourist, reportedly attacked centre referee Sylvester […]
Glo NPL: Dolphins hold Shooting Stars in Ibadan
There were also impressive results from other centres. Dolphins FC of Port Harcourt bounced back from their Federation Cup exit to secure a valuable point on the road as they held their host, Shooting Stars of Ibadan to a 0-0 draw in one of Sunday’s Glo Nigeria Premier League Week 22 matches. The game in […]
Moses scores as Chelsea whips Malaysia XI
It was Chelsea’s second game of pre-season. Nigerian winger Victor Moses is pulling his weight under new boss Jose Mourinho as he scored one of the goals in Chelsea’s 4-1 victory over Malaysia XI on Sunday. It was Chelsea’s second game of pre-season and they notched in a second victory far convincing from the slim […]
Injury may derail Ameobi’s Eagles comeback
Ameobi has pledged his loyalty to Nigeria. Celebrations that Newcastle United striker, Shola Ameobi, is on his way to back to feature for the Super Eagles may have been short-lived as the 31-year-old was dealt an injury low in his club’s pre-season away game in Portugal on Saturday night. Ameobi, who was listed alongside 19 […]
Tito Vilanova set to leave Barcelona on health grounds
Barcelona may appoint a top coach as replacement.
Match-fixing: NNL orders simultaneous kick-off time
The league was hit with a scandal recently.
Federation Cup: Rangers, 3SC others progress
Dolphins were defeated by a lower division side. The Round of 32 matches in the 2013 Federation Cup played across different centres in Nigeria on Wednesday witnessed a couple of shocks and upset but the duo of Enugu Rangers and 3SC were part of the teams that made it to the next phase of the […]
Keshi drops Enyeama, picks Ameobi, Emenike for South African friendly
Emenike returns to the team since after the Nations Cup.