Football

FIFA Headquarters

Coronavirus: FIFA set to release new football calendar

Infantino gave this indication in a video message to FIFA’s 211 member associations.

Late Stephen Keshi

NFF, CAF, others pay tribute to Keshi fours years after death

Also joining in paying tributes to late Keshi is another Nigeria football legend Joseph Yobo.

Taiwo Awoniyi and his Mainz teammates secured another away win in the Bundesliga. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Mainz]

Bundesliga Round-Up: Awoniyi wins away with Mainz

Just like Awoniyi, Super Eagles defender Jamilu Collins also played all 90 minutes in team’s away match.

Francis Uzoho

Golden Eaglets: Nigeria’s 20 goalkeepers in 20 years — where they are now

What became of the goalkeepers that represented Nigeria at the U-17 level in the last two decades?

Victor Osimhen

Osimhen denies move to Napoli

Osimhen was reported to have agreed a deal that would fetch him over N1.7bn in salaries alone with Napoli.

Former Super Eagles captain and now assistant coach of the national team, Joseph Yobo

Rohr picks Yobo to select quality Nigerian league players for Super Eagles

Rohr believes Joseph Yobo is a good addition to the Super Eagles coaching crew.

Victor Osimhen

Osimhen Wins Player Of The Year Award

The same way Osimhen has been the toast of fans at his club, he has also been tipped for greatness with Nigeria’s national team, Super Eagles.

Odion Ighalo

Ighalo speaks after extending Manchester United loan

United have nine games left to play in the league and are fifth on 45 points.

Odion Ighalo

Ighalo to remain with Manchester United till 2021

Since making what was a dream move to United, Ighalo scored four times in eight appearances.

Victor Osimhen (Photo Credit: @ScoutedFtbl on Twitter)

Lille confirm multiple offers for Osimhen

Lille stand to make a considerable profit on Osimhen as they reportedly paid just €12million for him last year.

Mauro Icardi

PSG sign striker Icardi on permanent deal – Inter

Argentine Icardi, 27, joined PSG in September on a season-long loan with a buy-out option.

Bayern Munich. [PHOTO CREDIT: Official Twitter handle of Bayern]

Bundesliga Round-Up: Bayern extend lead with 5-0 win

Bayern need nine points from the last five games to clinch the title.

La Liga clubs free to start full training from Monday

Teams returned to individual training at the start of May before progressing to training in groups of up 10 players two weeks later

CAF logo

AFCON Qualifiers: CAF to hold talks with NFF, others

Nigeria was scheduled to face Squirrel of Benin in the qualifiers but the much-anticipated encounter was called off due to Covid-19 outbreak.

Liverpool players jubilate after a win over Wolverhampton Wanderers [Photo: @LiverpoolFc]

UPDATED: Premier League to resume June 17

The games are to be played behind closed doors.

PREMIER LEAGUE LOGO [PHOTO: ES.]

Coronavirus: Premier League records four new cases

The latest testing, the third in the series, indicates that three clubs are affected.

Gernot Rohr

NFF renews Rohr’s contract, says Nigeria must win next AFCON

Rohr has been in charge of the Super Eagles since 2016 but he is yet to win any silverware.

Valentine Ozigbo

Coronavirus: Organisers Adopt New Format For 2020 African Freestyle Football Championships

The African tournament is the only freestyle competition holding this year, asides the World Freestyle Football Championship.

Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo joins Manchester United

Ighalo may leave Manchester United this week

Ighalo’s original deal was until May 31 but United’s season will now extend well beyond that as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

Taiwo Awoniyi,

Bundesliga: Awoniyi suffers heavy defeat with Mainz

Timo Werner was the man-of-the-match, scoring a hat-trick against Mainz for the second time this season.

Victor Osimhen

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen loses dad

Patrick Osimhen, 80, died in Lagos on Saturday night following a brief illness

I will encourage my children to play for Nigeria – Odemwingie

Aside from Nigeria, Odemwingie’s Children also have Russian and British roots.

PREMIER LEAGUE LOGO [PHOTO: ES.]

Coronavirus: Premier League confirms two new cases

Eight positive tests have been returned out of a total of 1,744 tests conducted in the first two rounds

La Liga [PHOTO: ESPN]

La Liga gets Spanish govt’s green light to resume from June 8

All organised football in Spain was provisionally suspended on March 12, although clubs in the top two divisions have since returned to group training.

Bukayo Saka

Coronavirus: Bukayo Saka, other Arsenal stars resume training

Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool among others had resume earlier