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Nigeria Won U-23 AFCON Trophy

The Dream Team defeated Algeria 2-1 for the 2015 U23 AFCON crown at the Leopold Sedar Senghor in Dakar. The Samson Siasia team will represent Africa at next year’s Rio Olympics  in Brazil alongside Algeria and South Africa.

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Moses relishes return to Palace

Nigeria forward Victor Moses will return to Crystal Palace on Saturday when he leads West Ham United’s forward line against his former team. Moses went to school just a few streets away from Selhurst Park and was given his breakthrough ...

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Enaholo joins Enyimba

Six-time Nigerian champions, Enyimba have signed Nigerian under-20 international, Joshua Enaholo, from lower division side, MFM. Enaholo, who was in goal for Nigeria during the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) and the Fifa Under-20 World Cup, has been cleared by ...

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Okagbue proud of Remo Stars

Remo Stars head coach UcheOkagbue has said his side left the 2015 Federation Cup competition on a high. The Sky Blue Stars lost 4-5 on penalties to the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side Lobi Stars after full time scores ...

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Liberia U-20 girls storm Abuja today

The delegation of U-20 Women national team of Liberia for this weekend’s 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifier against the Falconets will arrive in Nigeria today. Inspired by a hat -trick from YetundeAdeboyejo and a double by AmarachiOrjinma, the ...

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Fed Cup: Holders Enyimba, Pillars crash out

Nigeria Federation Cup holders Enyimba and Kano Pillars crashed out of this year’s cup competition after they lost to lower league sides Remo Stars and Plateau United respectively on Wednesday. Enyimba were eliminated by Nigeria National League (NNL) side Remo ...

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NFF confirms Oliseh negotiation

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed it is in talks with former Super Eagles’ captain Sunday Oliseh with regards to the vacant position of the team’s Head Coach. At the weekend, the NFF terminated the appointment of another former captain, ...

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NFF sacks Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation has terminated the appointment of Stephen Keshi as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles. A statement by the NFF Executive Committee on Saturday said this decision was made, “having thoroughly reviewed the ...

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Maikaba likes NPFL summit

Wikki Tourists head coach, Abdul Maikaba has said his side are not head swollen over their prime position on the top flight log. The leaders are heading back to their home ground, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium (ATBS), Bauchi after two-match ...

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NNL fines Bussdor FC N.5m

By Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja Nigeria National League has fined  Bussdor FC of Owerri the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N500, 000.00) only for abandonment of match as the club will also  forfeit three points and three goals for refusal ...

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Awoniyi, Iheanacho handed U-23 call-ups

Nigeria U-23 handler Samson Siasia has invited eight members from Manu Garba’s Flying Eagles to the Dream Team V1 squad ahead of July’s Africa U23 Championship. Congo will attempt to stop the Nigerians from qualifying from the competition which serves ...

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Keshi denies applying for Elephants job

By Lekan Olaseinde Abuja Super Eagles gaffer Stephen Okechukwu Keshi has declared that he is not interested in coaching the national team of the Cote D’Ivoire after being shortlisted for the vacant managerial job of the Elephants. Keshi’s agent Emma ...

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…Confirms Napoli exit

Rafael Benitez has confirmed that he will be leaving Napoli following Sunday’s final Serie A game with Lazio. Benitez has been heavily linked with the manager’s job at Real Madrid after Carlo Ancelotti was sacked on Monday following two seasons ...

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UEFA ‘open’ to W/Cup boycott

Michel Platini has not ruled out a UEFA boycott of future World Cups if Sepp Blatter retains the FIFA presidency on Friday. Platini flew into Zurich yesterday and personally told his old friend Blatter the time had come to step ...

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Abuja set for Peace Youth Championship finals

The finals of this year’s Peace Youth football  Championships will hold tomorrow(Saturday) inside the Abuja National stadium. The competition organized by the Youth for Change Association in conjunction with Dynamic African Stars limited will also witnessed the honoring of some ...

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‘Rafa will make Ronaldo a great defender’

Ryan Babel has mocked Real Madrid’s seemingly imminent appointment of Rafa Benitez as their new coach, claiming that the former Liverpool boss will turn star forward Cristiano Ronaldo into “a great defender”. Los Blancos sacked Carlo Ancelotti on Monday and ...

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Blatter refuses to quit as president

Sepp Blatter has refused to resign as FIFA president following a request from UEFA chief Michel Platini. The 79-year-old Swiss held an emergency meeting with key FIFA officials on yesterday after world football’s governing body was subjected to yet more ...

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Falcons jets out with high hopes

Nigeria’s Senior Women National Team has fly out of the country for the 7th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals, believing they can do something new at the global table of women’s football. The contingent jet out of the Nnamdi Azikiwe ...

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