Football

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

No going back on foreign technical director, says Nigeria Football Federation

The Nigeria Football Federation said it still intends to hire a foreign technical director.

Sports Minister says Keshi remains Super Eagles’ Coach

Keshi’s had issues with the Nigeria Football Federation.

Triumphant Super Eagles’ return to Nigeria – Live Updates

After winning the African cup of Nations in South Africa, the winning Super Eagles team arrive Nigeria today with the trophy. Premium Times brings you live updates of the Super Eagles reception in Nigeria. [liveblog]

Inside story of Coach Keshi’s resignation

The unexpected resignation of Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi, was a deliberate plot to draw the attention of the presidency to the shoddy manner the Nigerian Football Federation is managing the affairs of the team and the lack of faith in Mr Keshi’s ability, Premium Times can report today. A source close to Mr Keshi said the coach […]

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

Confusion trails Keshi’s “resignation”

The Nigerian Coach reportedly announced his resignation on a South African radio station.

Mikel, Moses, Emenike, Pitroipa named in CAF Team of Tournament

Nigeria dominated the Confederation of African Football Team of the Tournament as five members of the all conquering Super Eagles team were Sunday night named in the list. The Nigerian players in the CAF XI are goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama; right back, Efe Ambrose; Chelsea duo of Mikel Obi and Victor Moses; and tournament’s Golden Boot […]

Super Eagles fans have plenty to look forward to

Nigeria’s triumph at the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations in the perfect example of how a team can improve through a tournament with the confidence that wins bring.

All hail the Super Eagles! Nigeria wins third African nations cup

After 19 years, Nigeria’s Super Eagles, on Sunday regained its leadership of African football, defeating Burkina Faso in a well-fought final of the African Nations Cup in South Africa. The Eagles stayed through with a first-half goal from midfielder, Sunday Mba, frustrating advances from the Stallions of Burkina Faso, and never giving up trying for […]

Nigeria conquers Africa again in historic African Cup win

An underrated team cheers up Nigerians in the face of widespread corruption and poverty

AfCON 2013: Mali defeat Ghana to win bronze

Mali defeated Ghana to win the bronze medal.

Mark, Yuguda, Peter Obi, others visit Eagles training session

Nigeria will play against Burkina Faso on Sunday.

AFCON final: PDP charges Super Eagles to make Nigeria proud

Nigeria will play against Burkina Faso on Sunday.

Stephen Okechukwu Keshi

I will wait till Sunday on Emenike, Moses- Keshi

The two Nigerian players sustained injuries in the semi final match.

Shock over sudden death of Channels’ Television Head of sports

The deceased presented a sports programme on Friday evening.

Breaking News: Victor Moses ruled out of AfCON final

Nigeria will challenge Burkina Faso on Sunday for the AfCON trophy.

Breaking News: CAF appoints Algerian referee for Nigeria- Burkina Faso match

Djamel Haimoudi is the African referee of year.

Cross River welcomes Golden Eaglets to Calabar

The Golden Eaglets gear up for the 10th African Cadet Championship in Morocco.

West Brom, Osaze Odemwingie settle rift

The Nigerian international engineered a failed transfer from the club.

Stephen Keshi

Has the Super Eagles’ performance vindicated Keshi?

For many Nigerians, their appearance in the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations finals may be just as surprising as that of opponents Burkina Faso. Such was the pessimism around the squad coming into the tournament, negativity only enhanced by some limp showings in the group matches, that only the most ardent Super Eagles fans would […]

Breaking News: CAF slams $10,000 fine on Zambia

The African football body announced the fine on Thursday.

AFCON 2013 will be my last- Yobo reiterates

Nigeria will play against Burkina Faso in the 2013 AFCON final game.

Keshi dedicates semi-final victory over Mali to Nigerians

By Debo Oshundun Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has dedicated the 4-1 semi-final victory over Mali at the on-going 2013 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) to all Nigerians. Keshi told newsmen at the post match news conference at the Moses Mabhida centre, Durban, South Africa, on Wednesday that “Nigeria deserves to play in the final […]

Jubilation galore across Nigeria as Super Eagles massacre Mali to zoom into AFCON final

It was celebration galore across the length and breadth of Nigeria Wednesday as football-crazy fans poured into the streets to celebrate the Super Eagles’ destruction of the Eagles of Mali to zoom into the final of this year’s edition of the African Cup of Nations, the continent biggest football showpiece. In the past years, there […]

Burkina Faso defeat Ghana, to face Nigeria for Nations Cup trophy

The Burkina Faso team also made history by their victory.

Sepp Blatter

FIFA president to visit four African countries

The football boss will visit Mauritania, Guinea, Botswana and South Africa.