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Nigeria League review: Kano Pillars emerge mid-season champs

The league will go on a 3-week recess to return in July to return for the concluding part of the season. Reigning League champions Kano Pillars are on track to keep their title after staying top as the 2012/13 League season entered the half way mark on Sunday June 16 2013. Pillars defeated El-kanemi 2-0 […]

Confederations Cup: Brazil gets perfect start with Japan victory

Brazil played their first competitive game in about 700 days.

Super Eagles to travel to Brazil on Saturday -NFF

The NFF denied being queried by the Sports Minister.

Turkish Premier gives protesters final warning

The EU condemned the “disproportionate” use of force on the protesters.

Confusion as Nigeria’s Super Eagles boycott flight to Brazil over pay cut

The Super Eagles players insist that bonus be paid to them in full.

World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria force Namibia draw

The Eagles top their group with 9 points. Africa champions, Nigeria, had to come from behind to force a 1-1 draw against Namibia on Wednesday night in a crucial 2014 World Cup qualifying match played in the capital city of Windheok. The Brave Warriors, despite losing their Head Coach who resigned barely 48-hours to today’s […]

Nigeria League bans Akwa United from Uyo, Lobi stars too

Lobi stars will play all their remaining matches behind closed doors.

Mourinho adopts new name

The once Special One wants to settle in Chelsea.

Kwara United beat Bayelsa Utd 2-0 in Ilorin

The Ilorin side also won individual laurels for May. Kwara United FC on Saturday defeated visiting Bayelsa United FC of Yenagoa 2-0 in a premier league week 17 encounter. With the victory, Kwara United now have 28 points from 17 matches. Adamu Yahaya opened scoring in the 23rd minute, while Stanley Dimgba scored the second […]

Obuh picks final squad for World Cup

16 of the players were at the last Africa U-20 Nations Cup.

Toulon Tournament: Flying Eagles risk ouster despite Brazil draw

The team drew 1-1 with Brazil. Nigeria’s U20 team, the Flying Eagles are all but out from this year’s Toulon Invitational Tournament in France despite battling to a 1-1 draw against Brazil on Tuesday at the Stade Louis Hon in Saint Raphael. The draw means Nigeria remain without a win after three games having lost […]

Nigeria will miss Emenike, Moses against Kenya- Siasia

Siasia also commended Stephen Keshi. The absence of two key players of the Super Eagles will be felt in Wednesday’s match against Kenya, ex-coach Samson Siasia, has said. Siasia said the duo of Emmanuel Emenike and Victor Moses will be missed for the World Cup Qualifier that will be played in Nairobi. Emenike was the […]

Kenya to report Nigeria to FIFA

The match will be played on Wednesday in Kenya. For keeping their host in the dark about their travel plans and subsequently rejecting the hotel reserved and supposedly fully paid for by Football Kenya Federation (FKF), Nigeria’s Super Eagles will be reported to the world football governing body, FIFA, the FKF President, Sam Nyamweya, has […]

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FIFA announces host cities for 2014 Women’s World Cup in Canada

The 2012 edition took place in japan. The Federation of International Football Associations, FIFA, has named Edmonton, Moncton, Montreal and Toronto, as host cities for the 2014 FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup billed for Canada. A statement on its website said the announcement was made in Toronto, against the backdrop of the friendly encounter between […]

Nigerian League review: Kwara Utd, Warri Wolves win big

Week 15 of the local league remained competitive. The duo of Warri Wolves and Kwara United enjoyed the biggest victories in the Week 15 matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League games played across the country on Sunday May 26 2013. Wolves at the Warri City Stadium pummeled visiting Bayelsa United 4-0, while Kwara United […]

Brazil deny England victory in Maracana friendly

England’s Three Lions were denied what could have been a famous victory by host, Brazil in a high profile international friendly on Sunday June 2 3013 at the newly refurbished Maracana Stadium. After battling to a 0-0 draw in the 45 minutes, both teams up the gear scoring four goals in the second half to […]

CAF Confed Cup: Rangers hold CS Sfaxien to qualify for group phase

The Flying Antelopes who had won the first leg 1-0 a fortnight ago. Nigeria’s flag bearers in CAF Confederations Cup Enugu Rangers are through to the Group phase of the competition after battling to a goalless draw on Sunday evening away to Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien. The Flying Antelopes who had won the first leg 1-0 […]

Mixed feelings trails Eagles’ 2-2 draw with Mexico

Soccer pundits in Lagos on Saturday expressed mixed feelings on  the Super Eagles 2-2 draw with Mexico in a friendly even as they urged improvement. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the friendly, which was played in Houston, U.S., was part of Nigeria’s preparations for a number of forthcoming tournaments. They include two […]

Mourinho leaves Madrid with victory over Osasuna

Mourinho spent three seasons at Madrid.

Omeruo, Ogu, Oduamadi may start for Eagles against Mexico

Enyeama will captain the team.

Falcao joins Monaco

The French club confirmed the signing.

Flying Eagles fail Mexico test, lose 2-0

The Nigerian team will now face Brazil and Portugal.

Ranchers Bees of Kaduna may miss Nigeria FA Cup because of N200, 000 debt- NFA

63 clubs to know Federation Cup opponents Thursday as NFA holds draw.

Ghana to play Japan in football friendly

The match will be played on September 8.

N150,000 salary for league players feasible, says Nasarawa FC boss

The League Management Company had raised the idea of making it mandatory for clubs to pay players not less than N150,000.