Football

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.

Obafemi Martins in fresh transfer saga

Obafemi Martins says he is not happy at his Spanish club, Levante.

Golden Eaglets tackle Botswana in pre-AYC friendly matches

The Nigerian boys gear up for the African U-17 Championship taking place in Morocco.

Golden Eaglets win year’s first friendly

The Golden Eaglets are gearing up for the 2013 African Under-17 championship. The National Under-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, on Wednesday started the year 2013 on a winning note with a 6-1 score line against Bob Osim Academy in their first practice match after resuming their third-phase closed camp in Calabar. The Eaglets are gearing […]

Golden Eaglets gear up for Botswana friendly

The Nigerian U17 side is preparing for the African championship.

Manchester City downs Chelsea with emphatic 2-0 win

With 11 matches to be played, City remains in the race for another title

Obuh picks Ajagun as Flying Eagles skipper for AYC 2013

Ajagun was part of Nigeria’s winning squad in 2011. Dolphins of Port Harcourt midfielder, Abduljaleel Ajagun, has been named captain of Nigeria’s U20 team, the Flying Eagles. The new skipper was part of Coach John Obuh’s all conquering side in 2011 that won the last African Youth Championship in South Africa. Ajagun is hoping he […]

Egypt’s Al-Ahly win CAF Super Cup

Al-Ahly are the current African club champions. Egyptian giant, Al Ahly, on Saturday, defeated AC Leopards of Congo to win the CAF Super Cup. Al Ahly, current CAF Champions League winners, defeated the Congolese team, current CAF Confederation Cup winners, 2-1. The match was played at the Bog El Arab Stadium in the port city […]

Man Utd close-in on EPL title with QPR win

Manchester City host Chelsea on Sunday. Manchester United are 15 points ahead in the English Premier League, EPL, after recording a 2-0 win over bottom side, Queens Park Rangers, on Saturday at the Old Trafford. A stunning strike from Rafael and a late Ryan Giggs goal moved the Red Devils to a touching distance of […]

Flying Eagles land in Tunisia

The Nigerian side arrived Tunisia on Saturday. The Flying Eagles arrived in Tunisia on Saturday afternoon for a 17-day training camp preparatory to next month’s African Youth Championship in next-door Algeria. The squad of 38 players and officials touched down at 1.30 p.m. local time on board Egypt Air from Cairo, where they played two […]

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Breaking news: Ghanaian footballer, John Pantsil, stabs wife

Ghanaian and Hapoel Tel Aviv player, John Pantsil, has reportedly stabbed his wife in the eye. The defender, who last played a game on February 9 at the African Cup of Nations, stabbed her because she allegedly stole $20, 000 (N3 million) from him. The Ghanaian police has confirmed they have Pantsil in their custody. […]

AFCON 2019: Nigeria not bidding to host

NFF SAYS Nigeria will not bid to host the 2019 African Cup of Nations. The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has said Nigeria will not bid to host the 2019 African Nations Cup, AFCON. The NFF Executive Secretary, Musa Amadu, said this on Thursday in his Abuja office. “We are not bidding for the Nations cup […]

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We did not place 1 million Euro on Oboabona- Sunshine management

Oboabona was one of the revelations of the Nigerian squad at AFCON 2013 The management of Sunshine Football International Club on Thursday denied a media report that it had placed a 1 million Euro price tag on its African Nations cup winning defender, Godfrey Oboabona. The Chairman of the Ondo State Football Agency, the body […]

AfCON 2015 qualifiers: Nigeria could draw Cameroon, Egypt

AFCON 2015 games will hold in Morocco. Nigeria may be drawn with former African Champions, Cameroon and Egypt, for the qualifiers of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations holding in Morocco. The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has released the seeding for the draw for the qualifiers which expectedly sees champions Nigeria in pot 1, […]

Flying Eagles defeat Egypt in Cairo

The Nigerian youth team put up a good performance against the Egyptians. The Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles, won their friendly match against Egypt with a two goal margin. The match was played at the Degla Stadium in Cairo, the country’s capital. The Flying Eagles put up a good performance against the bigger looking […]

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UEFA CL: Ghanaian duo sink Barcelona

The two Ghanaians scored the goals that sunk Barcelona. The Ghanaian duo of Kevin Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari scored one goal each as AC Milan secured a famous 2-0 win over Barcelona at the San Siro in a first leg Round of 16 UEFA Champions League tie. Barcelona were denied their free flowing style […]