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NFF Chairman and CAF VP, Amaju Pinnick

NFF Elections: Battle in Katsina for soul of Nigeria football

The Nigerian football governing body will be having its 36th leader since its foundation in 1933.


After conquering Africa, D’Tigress prepare to shock the world

Nigeria is in group B alongside Turkey, Australia, and Argentina at the World Cup.

How Nigerian boxer, Larry Ekundayo, overcame setbacks

Ekundayo arrived Lagos on Monday from the United Kingdom ahead of a six-day tour in Nigeria.

Serena confrontation with Ramos. [PHOTO CREDIT:]

ANALYSIS: Sexism and Serena at the US Open

Different standards have applied to ranting men and a ranting Serena.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

Seychelles Match: The five things we learned about Super Eagles

There was nothing surprising about the result.

Wasiu Alalade Enyimba

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba on the move to set another record

Enyimba remains the only Nigerian club to have won the CAF Champions League.

Usain Bolt

Top Seven Sporting Events: NPFL may terminate, Bolt to make football debut

Hamilton is set a record in Spa.

File photo of Samuel Eto’o (Photo Credit:

Top Sports Stories : Eto’o moves for the 13th time as Nouri wakes up from a coma

Novak Djokovic has battled back from a loss of form and various injuries to claim the Wimbledon title.

Aruna quadri

Sported 7: Aruna finally gets the crown, 33 is the number

Aruna was finally sported assuming the throne on Sunday, August 12.

Screenshots from a video showing a Falconet kneeling before Solomon Dalung and counting money

ANALYSIS: Dalung, kneeling Falconet show lack of proper process

There have been arguments for and against this scene that has gone viral online.

Junior Lokosa

Lokosa’s Brann miss an example of football management gone awry

What really is the value of football in Nigeria?

France National Team World Cup 2018. [Photo credit: Sports Keeda]

Russia 2018: High, low and talking points

Will Russia 2018 help someone unseat Ronaldo and Messi?

FIFA Headquarters

These five will not win FIFA’s best player award?

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are on the shortlist for an 11th consecutive year.

Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil: Why racism will persist

European countries especially must learn that if they claim the good in players, they must also claim the bad.


To sell or not, a big question for Chelsea

Hazard had a fantastic World Cup with Belgium.

Nigeria's player Oghenekaro Etebo (8) celebrates the team's third goal against Japan during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games men’s First Round Group B football match Nigeria vs Japan, at the Amazonia Arena in Manaus on August 4, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / RAPHAEL ALVES

ANALYSIS: The dynamics, economics of Nigeria players’ transfers

Why do Brazilian players command hefty transfer fees and their Nigerian.

France wins 2018 FIFA World Cup Final beating Croatia 4-2 in Moscow, Russia 2

Top seven sports events last week: NPFL postponed, France win World Cup

Kerber also beat Serena.

France vs Croatia

2018 World Cup final: France should edge a tight contest

The team that will be confident in their regime and tactics, will surely win this one.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring (Photo Credit: La Liga, Twitter)

Ronaldo will be a Real loss but a big gain to Juventus

Ronaldo always adds glamour to any team he plays for.

Colombia v England: English youth against Colombian experience

Harry Kane already has five goals for England.

Belgium players celebrates at their last first round match (Photo Credit:

Belgium v Japan: Hazard to lead Belgium against Blue Samurais

De Bruyne is yet to really stand up and dictate the show for Belgium in Russia.

Portugal team 2018

Portugal vs Uruguay: Ronaldo seeks to breach Godin-led defence

The two teams have never met.

Marcos Rojo's goal against Nigeria's Super Eagles

Argentina vs France: Les Bleus edge but Argentina have Messi

Three duels to watch out for in the match are unveiled.

Super Eagles of Nigeria

ANALYSIS: A dismal African outing at Russia 2018

The farthest any of the 13 countries that have represented the continent has gone is the quarterfinal.

Marcos Rojo's goal against Nigeria's Super Eagles

Referee not to blame for Eagles’ ouster; here’s what went wrong

Truly, the game is about small margins, concentration, and mistakes.