Football

France 2018: Nigeria’s Falconets start World Cup on losing note

The Falconets will meet the Haitians next.

Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring a second world class goal for Nigeria against Icleand #Russia2018 #FIFAWorldCup [Photo: Reuters]

Ahmed Musa moves to Saudi Arabia

The Saudi club announces the signing on their Twitter page, “#ALNASSR.

NFF Chairman, Amaju Pinnick

NFF Crisis: Pinnick again fails to stop Giwa in court

Amaju Pinnick’s four-year tenure as NFF President is due to end on September 30.

Kelechi Iheanacho

European 2018/2019 season opens; Iheanacho, Onyekuro, Frank on target

Nigerians are already scoring goals.

Nigeria to begin last evacuation of stranded football fans in Russia

About 75 fans had earlier absconded.

Carl Ikeme

NFF offers Ikeme training, job with Super Eagles

Ikeme was diagnosed with an acute leukaemia in July 2017.

Carl Ikeme

Carl Ikeme retires from football

The goalkeeper, who started the journey to Russia 2018 with the Super Eagles, was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in July 2017.

Mesut Ozil (Photo Credit: SkySports)

German FA boss admits mistakes in Ozil affair but rejects racism accusations

Ozil cited racism and disrespect over his Turkish roots after he quit the former world champions side.

The Nigerian U-20 women beat a hard fighting Mexican team to qualify for the semi-final of the world cup.

Nigeria pick final squad for U20 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria will battle Haiti, China and Germany in Group D of the 16 –nation finals.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Russia 2018: MRA sues Nigerian govt for failure to disclose official delegation, cost

The MRA filed three separate suits.

2018 World Cup: 75 Nigerian football fans abscond in Russia – Ministry

230 stranded Nigerian football fans were profiled to return to Nigeria recently but only 155 eventually returned.

Mesut Ozil celebrates his goal in Arsenal's win against Everton

Ozil looks forward to friendlies, avoids retirement talk

The 29-year-old quit the national side on Sunday citing “racism and disrespect”.

NFF General Secretary, Mohammed Sanusi

‘Return’ of Pinnick as NFF chairman saved many jobs – Official

Mr Pinnick, aided by security operatives had stormed the glass house to eject his opponent, Chris Giwa.

Mesut Ozil

Ozil’s Turkish hometown switches new street sign

The development came after the 29-year old midfielder’s departed from German team.

FIFA logo used to illustrate the story

FIFA Awards: Salah, Kane, Mbappe, 7 others make men’s player award nominees list

The awards ceremony is scheduled for September 24 in London.

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung,

How #Russia2018 rekindled NFF crisis – Minister

The minister canvasses speedy resolution of the crisis

Neymar, Messi and, Ronaldo

Neymar out as Messi, Ronaldo, eight others battle for FIFA best player award

Modric, Varane, Salah all make the list.

Salisu Yusuf

Super Eagles Coach Salisu Yusuf caught receiving bribe

Salisu Yusuf is the head coach of the Super Eagles B team.

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung,

NFF Crisis: Dalung insists on ‘illegality’ of Pinnick’s led board

Stakeholders’ meeting billed for Tuesday says Mr Dalung.

Mesut Ozil (Photo Credit: SkySports)

German soccer body rejects Ozil’s racism accusations

Ozil said on Sunday he would no longer play for the national team.

NFF Chairman, Amaju Pinnick

Pinnick’s NFF takes over office – Official

The general secretary of NFF, Muhammed Sanusi, reportedly spoke from his office in Abuja on Monday.

Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil retires from international football

“I am German when we win, but I am an immigrant when we lose.”