Football

Keshi picks Oboabona, Mba, seven others for Kenya

Nine out of the 23 home based players called to camp were chosen.

Mali defeats Nigeria in Africa Youth Championship opener

Nigeria lost despite dominating proceedings for 90 minutes. The Junior Eagles of Mali on Sunday 17, March 2013, defeated defending champions Nigeria by a lone goal at the ongoing Africa Youth Championship in Algeria to start their campaign on the right footing. The victory for the Malians came off a 12th minute strike from A. […]

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

Keshi holds back after Emenike’s outburst

The Nigeria coach declined to comment on the striker’s claims. The Super Eagles Coach, Stephen Keshi, has said he will not join words with Russia based Striker, Emmanuel Emenike, who recently lambasted the Coach and the Nigeria Football Federation for neglecting him after he sustained a long-term hamstring injury while playing for Nigeria. Emenike was […]

Obafemi Martins plays first game in America

The Nigerian striker played his first match for his new club. Nigeria’s Obafemi Martins on Saturday night (1:00 a.m. Nigerian time) had his first taste of action in America’s Major League Soccer (MLS) as his new team, Seattle Sounders, played out a 1-1 draw with Portland Timbers. Martins was introduced in the 70th minute of […]

Kano Pillars of Kano

Kano Pillars trounce AC Leopards 4-1

Kano Pillars FC on Saturday defeated AC Leopards of Congo Brazaville 4-1 in the second round of the ongoing Orange CAF Champions League in Kano. Pillars’ midfielder, Mustafa Musa, found the net in the 9th minute with a header. In the 45th minute, Musa scored the second goal through another header after displacing the visitors’ defence. Their defence became porous […]

I will give my best for Super Eagles-John Ogu

John Ogu is one of the foreign based players invited to play for Nigeria against Kenya.

Kenyan team, Ahmed Musa, John Ogu to arrive Calabar on Tuesday

The stage is set for 2014 World Cup Qualifying match between Nigeria and Kenya.

Nigerian players progress in Europa League

Three English teams progressed to the last eight. Nigerian players on parade for their respective clubs on Thursday night breezed into the quarter finals of the Europa League as the country’s ambassadors gun for the second-tier Euro trophy. In London, European champions, Chelsea, with the duo of John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses, booked a […]

Efe Ambrose out of Kenya match- NFF

Ambrose will miss the match due to the yellow cards he received at two World Cup qualifier matches.

Dolphins have recovered from opening-day loss in Nigerian League- Coach

Stanley Eguma urged the Nigerian league’s Interim Management Board to attach importance to stadium security.

Amos Adamu accused of plotting Nigeria’s failure in CAF election

Maigari failed in his bid to become a CAF Executive Committee Member.

Nigeria retains 30th spot on FIFA rankings, behind Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana

A formidable play against Kenya at the World cup qualifiers might take Nigeria up in the FIFA rankings.

Keshi releases Pillars, Rangers players for continental assignment

Seven members of the Nigeria Super Eagles squad left for club continental engagements.

Gallant Arsenal miss out on Champions League quarter final ticket

Bayern Munich qualifies for the quarter final of the Champions League.

Gallant Arsenal miss out on Champions League quarter final ticket

Bayern Munich qualifies for the quarter final of the Champions League. For the second year running, it was a near miss for London side, Arsenal, as the 2-0 victory recorded over German giants, Bayern Munich, at the Allianz Arena was inadequate to secure a quarter final berth. The Gunners were eliminated via the away goal […]

Flying Eagles land in Algiers

The boys received a warm welcome from Nigerians leaving Algeria.

UEFA Champions league cup

What Barcelona has in common with the papal conclave

Barcelona’s win against AC Milan last night may have been aided by a higher power.

Extravagant Akwa Ibom Governor, Akpabio, can’t pay state footballers’ entitlements for 16 months

The players sign-off fees have not been paid in full in over 16 months.

Barcelona wallops Milan, as last Nigerian player crashes out of Champions League

Only a history making performance was good enough to see Barcelona book a place in the quarter finals of the UEFA Champions League as the Lionel Messi inspired team destroyed AC Milan 4-0 at the Nou Camp on Tuesday night. Before Tuesday’s win, no team had overturned a 2-0 deficit at this stage of Europe’s […]

Flying Eagles head to Algiers Wednesday

The Nigerian lads are the defending African Youth Champions.

Club Africain hold Flying Eagles to 2-2 draw

Flying Eagles gear up for the African Youth Championship in Algeria.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Nigeria will not play Honduras in friendly match- NFF

NFF Chairman says Nigeria has no business with Honduras in terms of football matches.

American club pays N600mn for Obafemi Martins

The Nigerian striker had shown his interest to move to the U.S.

CSKA will win Russian League this season- Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa is currently the second top scorer in the Russian League this season.

Nigeria will pass CAF’s stadium inspection test- Musa Amadu

The Nigerian football administrator said the country will be ready for the inspectors.