Football

Ighalo celebrates his first 2019 AFCON Nations Cup goal [Photo: @CAF_Online ]

Afcon 2019: Ighalo shoots Nigeria to victory over Burundi

The Eagles struggled for long periods in their Group B opener at the Alexandria Stadium but sealed all three points in the 77th minute.

Germany vs. Nigeria [Photo: @FIFAWWC]

End of road for Super Falcons as Nigeria crashes out of World Cup

Nigeria played with great resolve and showed skill. But the Falcons had trouble converting chances against a German side that never really looked unbeatable.

AFCON 2019: Uganda DR Congo [Photo: @CAF_Online]

AFCON 2019: Uganda shock DR Congo 2-0 to lead Group A

Uganda will face Zimbabwe on Wednesday in their next match, with DR Congo taking on Egypt.

Germany's Alexandra Popp scores against Nigeria 2

Germany Vs Nigeria Live Updates: Super Falcons battle former world champions for quarter-final ticket

The first time in 20 years that Nigeria would be making the knockout stage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Super Eagles players in their last training session for the game against Seychelles Photo Credit PREMIUM TIMES

Nigeria v Burundi: Eagles begin quest in Egypt

The Super Eagles are advised to bring their A game to the Alexandria Stadium on Saturday.

Chile striker, Alexis Sanchez celebrates his goal during Copa America. [PHOTO CREDIT: Twitter handle of Alexis]

Sanchez strikes again to take Chile into Copa America quarter-finals

Chile took the lead in the eighth minute when Jose Fuenzalida volleyed into the net.

Egypt national team 2019

AFCON 2019: Egypt start with slim win over Zimbabwe

‘Trezeguet’ broke the deadlock for Egypt after an outstanding long range shot in the far right corner.

Cameroon women team

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Nigeria uncertain as Cameroon qualify for next round

Cameroon in dramatic fashion earned their berth in the Round of 16 after Thursday’s 2-1 win against New Zealand in Group E.

Super Eagles starting XI agianst Seychelles PHOTO CREDIT PREMIUM TIMES

AFCON 2019 Preview: Nigeria back on big stage as Egpyt seeks to extend dominance

The 32nd edition of the continent’s biggest football showpiece is unique in many ways

AFCON Group Photo: AllAfrica.com

AFCON 2019: CAF warns participating teams on high temperatures

Average temperature during the AFCON finals, was likely to be between 35-38 degrees Celsius.

Femi Kuti

Femi Kuti, others to perform at opening ceremony of AFCON 2019

Femi Kuti, a four-time Grammy award nominee, will be joined by two other musicians, Hakim from Egypt and Dobet Gnahore from Ivory Coast.

FIFA Headquarters

Alleged Corruption: FIFA to take over running of CAF

The CAF executive committee took a stunning decision on Wednesday to cede control of the running of the organisation.

rangers2015

Federation Cup: Enyimba, Rangers knocked out

Enyimba were defeated by a Lagos academy team.

Super Falcons

Women’s World Cup: ‘Controversial’ FIFA rule gives Nigeria lifeline

The new rule (at penalties) is that the goalkeeper must have at least one foot on the line.

former FIFA Vice President, Michel Platini,

Platini freed after being questioned over Qatar World Cup

Platini’s lawyer, William Bourdon, said his client was innocent of all charges and that he had been questioned on “technical grounds.”

Nigeria vs France in the Women World Cup

FIFA Women’s World Cup: France snatch victory against Nigeria’s Super Falcons

The hosts pipped the hard-fighting Super Falcons team by a lone goal on Monday night.

Super Falcons

Nigeria vs France (LIVE UPDATES): Super Falcons face tough battle against hosts

In the last 20 years, the Super Falcons have not made it beyond the group stage.

Copa America

Qatar shake up Copa America with thrilling comeback against Paraguay

The 2022 World Cup hosts are one of two guest teams at the South American championship.

Federation Cup: Enyimba, Kano Pillars zoom into Round of 32

The People’s Elephant a few days ago won their eight Nigerian League title.

Super Eagles starting XI agianst Seychelles PHOTO CREDIT PREMIUM TIMES

Super Eagles lose to Senegal in friendly

The match between Senegal and Nigeria was played behind closed doors.

Chelsea Coach, Mauricio Sarri (Photo Credit: Marca)

It’s Official: Maurizio Sarri leaves Chelsea for Juventus

Sarri has been granted his wish to leave the London club back to Italy.

Team Canada: 2019 Women's World Cup [Photo: Sports Interaction Blog]

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Canada book last 16 spot with 2-0 win

Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince scored the goals for Canada.

Argentina team

Copa America: Colombia defeat Messi-led Argentina

Argentina, who won the last of their 14 South American titles in 1993, face Paraguay in their second match.

France Women Football Team celebrating after their win against Norway (Photo Credit: Reuters on Google)

Women World Cup: Dilemma for France as potential U.S. clash looms

France’s last group game against Nigeria at the FIFA Women’s World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A.

Kano Pillars of Kano

Crowd Violence: Kano Pillars get N8m fine, captain gets 12-match ban

Supporters sympathetic to the Kano football side invaded the pitch, damaged perimeter fences and advertising panels while hauling objects at the VIP stands.