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Poland vs Nigeria: Iwobi, Aina, Ekong, others hit Eagles’ camp

Super Eagles stars, Troost Ekong, Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina, have arrived the Wroclaw camp of the team ahead of the international friendly against Poland on Friday. The camp came to live Monday night with the arrival of the players. Other [...]

March 20, 2018 Sports

Pinnick insists Super Eagles can win 2018 World Cup

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has reiterated his belief that the Super Eagles can win this year’s World Cup in Russia. Nigeria is drawn in Group D alongside Argentina, Croatia, and Iceland. Pinnick, who spoke at [...]

March 18, 2018 Sports

Argentina, Croatia, Iceland still ranked higher than Nigeria by FIFA

Nigeria’s opponents in this year’s World Cup in Russia, Argentina, Croatia and Iceland are still ranked higher than Nigeria by world football body, FIFA. In the latest FIFA ranking released yesterday, Nigeria maintained its 52nd position, which is one of [...]

March 16, 2018 Sports

Popular Imo State footballer killed, buried in shallow grave

The remains of a 20-year-old Imo State local footballer, Chidubem Ezeagu, have been found in a shallow grave in a bush. It was gathered that the deceased was a celebrated footballer who recently captained his club to win two major [...]

February 28, 2018 Sports

AITEO settles coaches’ 2018 emoluments, pledges more support to Nigerian football

Nigeria Football Federation’s (NFF) principal sponsor, AITEO Group has announced that it has settled all the national teams coaches’ 2018 salaries and other entitlements, which amounts to $600,000 and N320 million. The monies paid to the NFF, according to AITEO, [...]

February 21, 2018 Sports

Nigeria women’s bobsleigh team make breakthrough for Africa on ice

Seun Adigun and Akuoma Omeoga will not win a medal but reached a significant landmark as Africa’s first-ever Olympians in the event. Growing up in Nigeria, Kola Adigun never imagined he would be sitting on a freezing mountain in South [...]

February 21, 2018 Sports

FIFA President arrives in Lagos for CAF Football Awards

Infantino's first visit upon arrival was to the Lagos State Government House where he met with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. FIFA President Gianni Infantino is in Nigeria for the inaugural edition of the AITEO/CAF Football Awards. Infantino, who arrived in Lagos on Monday, [...]

February 20, 2018 Sports

Ukoro, Balogun, four others win gold medals as four Nigerians qualify for Youth Olympics

Nigerians qualify for Youth Olympics: Opening day performance thrills Dalung Nigeria proved its readiness to maintain its position as the continent’s leader at the on-going African Wrestling Championship when two of its athletes picked gold medals at the on-going African [...]

February 9, 2018 Sports

Nigeria to face Australia, Turkey and Argentina at FIBA World Cup

Nigeria's female basketball team D'Tigress are to face Australia, Turkey and Argentina at the 2018 FIBA Women's World Cup. D’Tigress who won the Women's African Basketball Championship, are one of Africa’s two representatives at the World Cup. The Women’s World [...]

February 7, 2018 Sports

Super Eagles lose another Final by four goals

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Sunday, February 4 lost in the African Nations Championship Final (CHAN) by four goals to host country Morocco. The Eagles played in their second final in less than six months, but conceded four goals again in another final. [...]

February 5, 2018 Sports

100 Nigerians to fly with Eagles to World Cup

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has provided a platform to fly 100 Nigerians with the Super Eagles to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The campaign to take the football fans to Russia is officially live, as the NFF aim to gather football fans to [...]

February 3, 2018 Sports

Okala gives CHAN Eagles tips on how to beat Sudan

Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, ‘Man Mountain’ Emmanuel Okala has predicted that the home-based Super Eagles will have an easy game against Sudan in their semifinal cracker this evening at the on-going African Nations Championship in Morocco. But another former international, [...]

January 31, 2018 Sports

Sports minister fails to defend Eagles’ N3b World Cup budget

Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung and Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Sports, Honorable Goni Bukar Lawan, yesterday failed to agree on Super Eagles’ method of approach to the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia. The ministry had a botched budget [...]

January 25, 2018 Sports

Adekuoroye reigns supreme at pro wrestling league

Olympian Odunayo Adekuoroye at the weekend sustained her remarkable feat for her team, Mumbai Maharathi, at the ongoing Pro Wrestling League (PWL) in India. She defeated Pooja Dhanda of Haryana Hammers’ team 4-2 on day 12 of the championship. Adekuoroye, [...]

January 22, 2018 Sports

Eagles to play six matches ahead of World Cup

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday made public its 2018 FIFA World Cup program for the Super Eagles, revealing venues and dates for six pre-World Cup friendly matches. The NFF also revealed its plan for kit launch, camping programmes and [...]

January 18, 2018 Sports

Nigeria’s Rohr delighted with England friendly

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes England will give his players the ideal test of their readiness for the World Cup when they meet in a friendly in June. The Super Eagles take on the Three Lions at Wembley Stadium on [...]

January 11, 2018 Sports

EPL: Victor Moses reveals his greatest achievement playing for Chelsea

Victor Moses, Super Eagles player and Chelsea wing-back has revealed his greatest achievement playing in the English Premier League. The Chelsea wing-back said his greatest achievement was winning the Premier League with Chelsea last season. He told Chelsea official website, [...]

December 31, 2017 Sports

Iceland, Argentina bank on weapons to subdue Nigeria

Iceland and Argentina rate Nigeria as a tough customer, but they believe they have the weapons to defeat the Super Eagles. While Iceland is banking on its team spirit, Argentina believes that with Lionel Messi its task against Nigeria is [...]

December 23, 2017 Sports

England confirms Nigeria friendly ahead Russia 2018 World Cup

England has confirmed that it will play a friendly game with Nigeria at the Wembley Stadium as part of its 2018 World Cup preparations, reports The Super Eagles will be one of two opponents for England, the other likely [...]

December 20, 2017 Sports

Odoh wins Plateau Governor’s cup

Martin Odo of Minna Cantonment Golf Club has emerged winner in the professional category of Plateau Governor’s Cup 2017 Golf Tournament. Odoh defeated other players with the net score 298 with over 10 gross to emerge winner and went home with [...]

December 18, 2017 Sports

Ronaldo mocks Barcelona after winning fifth trophy in 2017

Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has mocked LaLiga league leaders, Barcelona after winning the FIFA Club World Cup, stating that the Catalan club needs to give his team a guard of honour before the El Clasico clash at the Estadio [...]

December 17, 2017 Sports

2018 World Cup: Messi blasts Mikel-led Super Eagles

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has disclosed major problem of the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of their group game in the 2018 World in Russia. Messi described the senior national team of Nigeria as inconsistent in terms of how they [...]

December 15, 2017 Sports

Iniesta speaks on Neymar’s move to Real Madrid

Barcelona captain, Andres Iniesta, has said he would be annoyed if former team-mate, Neymar, joins bitter rivals Real Madrid from Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar left Barca in the summer for a world record transfer fee of €222million. However, he has been [...]

December 14, 2017 Sports

Plateau Utd gets Eding Sport, MFM draws Real Bamako

Nigerian champion, Plateau United will meet Cameroun’s Eding Sport in the first round of the CAF Champions League, according to the draws held yesterday. Its compatriots, MFM FC, which came second in the 2016/2017 Nigerian League, will battle with Mali’s [...]

December 14, 2017 Sports

Cristiano Ronaldo wants Madrid president to sign Silva

Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo wants his club to sign Milan forward André Silva, Diario Gol reports. According to the report, The Los Blancos want to sign a striker in January transfer window and have been consistently linked with Inter’s [...]

December 13, 2017 Sports

2018 World Cup: Poland confirms friendly match with Nigeria

The Polish Football Association, no Monday, confirmed the friendly match with Nigeria. It said that Poland manager Adam Nawałka had agreed to lead the White and Reds against the Super Eagles in a friendly in preparation for the World Cup [...]

December 12, 2017 Sports

My mission is to win 2019 AFCON, says Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is aiming to win the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Cameroun after extending his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for two more years. Three-time champions Nigeria missed out on the 2015 [...]

December 12, 2017 Sports

Arsenal Beach soccer team vows to conquer Copa Lagos

Arsenal BSC arrived in Lagos yesterday full of confidence that it will win the Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Championship, which begins today at the Eko Atlantic City. The club was received on arrival by members of Naija Gunners, the umbrella [...]

December 8, 2017 Sports

Rohr already decided on World Cup squad, says Agali

Super Eagles’ new chief scout, Victor Agali says coach Gernot Rohr won’t be considering new players in his squad for the World Cup in Russia next year. Agali made this known in a television programme in Lagos monitored by, [...]

December 6, 2017 Sports

Critics should be careful with Ronaldo – Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane warned Cristiano Ronaldo’s critics not to write-off the Portuguese, who is expected to pick up his fifth Ballon d’Or this week. Ronaldo has scored just twice in 10 La Liga matches this season as a [...]

December 6, 2017 Sports