Football

CAF election: Minister raises concern over power blocs

NFA Chairman, Aminu Maigari has offered himself for election into the available seat in the West Africa Zone B.

Rangers , Warri Wolves battle for Sunday Mba as Falana steps in

Sunday Mba scored Nigeria’s winning goal at the Nations Cup final.

AYC: Obuh picks Ajagun, 20 others for title defense

The Nigerian Flying Eagles are the defending champions. Nigeria has picked a final list of 21 players to fly the country’s flag at the 2013 African Youth Championship holding in Algeria between March 16 and 30. The Flying Eagles, Nigeria’s U-20 male team, are the defending champions. On Wednesday, Head Coach, John Obuh, who also […]

Super Eagles to play Mexico in friendly match in May

The reigning African champions will also take on Kenya’s Harambee Stars in June. The African champions, Nigeria, will clash with the champions of North and Central America, Mexico, in a high-profile international friendly match in the U.S. on May 31. This was announced by the Nigerian Football Federation on Wednesday. “The Nigeria Football Federation and […]

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Mimiko fulfils pledge to Super Eagles defender, Oboabona

Godfrey Oboabona gets another gift for his performance at the 2013 AFCON game.

Golden Eaglets striker wants CAF trophy

Youngster Ifeanyi Matthew vows to help bring the CAF U-17 trophy to Nigeria.

Keshi invites 24 Nigeria based players for Kenyan match

Nigeria will play against Kenya on March 23.

Keshi invites ex-Golden Eaglets goalkeeper, Ajiboye, to Super Eagles

The goalkeeper is a world cup winner with the Nigerian junior team.

Golden Eagles pummel Botswana 9-0

The Nigerian boys gave wonderful performances in the two games played against the Botswana U-17 team.

Victor Moses voted Nigeria’s most outstanding player of AFCON

Victor Moses was part of the Super Eagles team that brought the AFCON trophy home.

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I missed Shola Ameobi at AFCON – Keshi

Coach Keshi says he wishes Shola Ameobi was part of the victorious Nigerian team.

Eagles brand value increased with Nations Cup win- Padmozi boss

The Nigerian side is now a toast of sponsors.

Botswana Referee to officiate Nigeria, Kenya world cup qualifier

Super Eagles will return to action on March 23.

We won’t tolerate lesbianism in Nigeria women football- league chairman

The Chairman said some female footballers are already involved in the act. The Chairman of the Nigeria Women Football League, Dilichukwu Onyedinma, has said that the league will not tolerate lesbianism among women footballers. Ms. Onyedinma said this during the league’s congress that held on Thursday in Abuja. “It (lesbianism) is happening but we have […]

Nosa Igiebor stranded in Nigeria after Nations Cup victory

The midfielder reportedly has problems with the Spanish Embassy.

Golden Eaglets defeat Botswana 3-0

The Nigerian side defeated their opponent in Calabar.

EPL: Manchester United restore 15-point lead

Chelsea also won their match 1-0 to move to third (temporarily).

Update: Madrid humble Barcelona twice in one week, win 2-1

Real Madrid rested many of their first team players.

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles lose again

The Nigerian side was defeated by Tunisian giant, Club Esperance.

Golden Eaglets set for Botswana test

The Nigerian U-17 side will play against Botswana in a double-legged international friendly match.

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2014 moved from Costa Rica

 The relocation is due to stadium construction delays The proposed FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2014 has been moved away from Costa Rica, which won the hosting bid last year, FIFA has announced. According to FIFA’s release, the relocation is “due to a number of unforeseen circumstances leading to heavy stadium construction delays. “FIFA, […]

Amodu commends Keshi for Eagles’ triumph

The former Nigerian coach. The former Coach of the Super Eagles, Shuaibu Amodu, has commended the Nigeria Football Federation and his former assistant coach, Stephen Keshi, for Nigeria’s victory at the African Cup of Nations in South Africa. Speaking to PREMIUM TIMES, the coach praised the current Eagle’s coach, Stephen Keshi, for a job well […]

Kenya Coach calls up 27 players ahead of Nigeria clash

The match will be played in Calabar on March 23. Adel Amrouche, the head coach of Kenya’s national team, The Harambee Stars, has named a provisional list of 27 Kenyan-based players to kick start preparations for the crunch game against Nigeria in the 2014 World Cup qualifiers. The newly hired Belgian-Algerian coach has the tough […]

FA Cup: Victor Moses shoots Chelsea into Q/finals

The Nigerian forward scored the second goal for Chelsea. Nigerian winger, Victor Moses, was on target in the 73rd minute, as Chelsea secured a 2-0 victory over Championship side, Middlesbrough, in a Fifth Round FA Cup game played at the Riverside stadium on Wednesday night. After enduring a goalless first half against the home side, […]

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Ondo rewards Nigerian defender, Oboabona, with house, N1mn

The Ondo State government gave Super Eagles defender, Oboabona, a cheque of N1 million.