Football

Kano Pillars of Kano

Kano Pillars duo to miss Liberia clash

Ruben Gabriel and Papa Idris will not play against Liberia in the Nations Cup qualifier.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Eagles resume training, Monday, for Liberia

Most of the invited home based players have already arrived.

Flamingoes ready for France duel

The Nigerian female U-17 team have never gone beyond the quarter finals of the World Cup.

Tottenham break 23-yr record, defeat Manchester United at Old Trafford

Chelsea retained top spot in the Premier League with a victory at the London derby.

Azerbaijan 2012: Flamingoes to face France in Quarter final

The Nigerian girls came top in their group with seven points and a +14 goal difference.

Flying Eagles thrash Kwara Academy

The game was a friendly in preparation for the October 7 match against South Africa.

Azerbaijan 2012: Nigeria battles Colombia for Q/final ticket

The Nigerian team need, at least, a draw to qualify for the quarter final.

Eko football festival to win back fans – Lagos association boss

The festival is a combination of both sporting and entertaining events.

Victor Moses

Victor Moses becomes dad at 21

Two days after scoring his first Chelsea goal, Victor Moses had his first child.

Victor Moses

Victor Moses scores first Chelsea goal

Chelsea defeated Championship side, Wolverhampton, with a 6-0 victory.

FIFA U-17 Female World Cup: Nigeria beat Azerbaijan 11-0

Nigeria Under 17 female soccer team, the Flamingoes, pummelled their Group A opponents, Azerbaijan 11-0, in their second group match in the ongoing FIFA U-17 female world cup, in a match that saw the Nigerian side equal the world record number of goals ever scored in a FIFA female competition. The Nigerian side opened scoring in the […]

Coach talks up foreign pros for Super Falcons

Super Falcons head coach Kadiri Ikhana has declared he expects at least 8 foreign-based players to soon join the team currently sweating it out in at the Abuja camp ahead of the African Women’s Championship set to hold in Equatorial Guinea. The coach, who confirmed he is in constant touch with officials of the Nigeria Football Federation, however stated that […]

Gateway Football Club gets advisory committee

Members of the newly inaugurated committee will ensure that the club performs at its optimum.

Unpaid allowances: Sunshine Stars players stop training

Governor Olusegun Mimiko’s re-election campaign may be stalling payment of the footballer’s allowances

Chelsea maintain top spot in England

Two Nigerians starred as the London club beat their opponent 1-0

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Super Eagles list out next week

Sources in the Nigeria Football Federation have told PREMIUM TIMES that the eagerly awaited list of players to be invited for the October 13 duel between the Super Eagles and the Lone Stars of Liberia will be out early next week. The planned ‘early’ release, according to officials of the NFF,  is to allow officials […]

African Youth Championship: Flying Eagles gun for revenge in SA

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles hope to win the game against South Africa in a 2013 African Youth Championship qualifier.

UEFA Champions League: Mikel escapes defeat with Chelsea

Chelsea played a draw against the Italian team, Juventus.

Jonathan under fire over N1m Falconet gift

Athletes complain that President Goodluck Jonathan is biased towards football.

Flying Eagles play draw with Benin

The highly entertaining encounter was a preparatory match for both teams.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni scores in China

Nigerian international Yakubu Aiyegbeni remains in fine form in China as he Sunday scored his eighth goal of the season in his club; Guangzhou R&F’s 3-2 victory over Shanghai Shenxin. The former Blackburn Rovers goal poacher was the first to find the back of the net; scoring in the 32nd minute of the encounter but the opponents […]

EPL: Odemwingie sees red in England, By Tunde Eludini

It was not a good day for Nigerian internationals in the EPL. While Odemwingie was red-carded, Mikel and Moses could only salvage a point for Chelsea

Victor Moses

Victor Moses stars as Chelsea play goalless with QPR

The Nigerian forward, Victor Moses, played his first match in a Chelsea shirt after coming in as a 58 minute substitute. Another Nigerian, Mikel Obi, also played the full 90 minutes for the London club in the match played on Saturday afternoon. Both men could however not help Chelsea as the match against fellow London […]

Please pay us our wages, Nigerian Premier League players beg clubs

Gombe and Akwa Ibom are yet to pay their club’s footballers their deserved wages.

Eaglets goalkeeper loses mother

Nigeria’s U-17 goalkeeper, Adeyinka Adewale, says his mother was “his pillar”.