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CAF Confed Cup: Enyimba drop to 3rd after loss

December 31, 2019 House keeper 0

Nigeria’s representative in the CAF Confederation Cup, Enyimba of Aba slumped to the third position in the group after beating 1-0 by Algerian newcomers Paradou in Blida on Sunday. A second half strike from Abdelkader Ghorab was enough for Algerian Paradou to grab their first maximum points at this stage. Ghorab capitalized on a blunder by Enyimba defender Abiodun Adebayo Read More

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No star players in Super Eagles any longer -Rohr

December 19, 2019 House keeper 0

Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr has stated that there are no more star players in the Super Eagles unlike in the past when we used to have the likes of Jay Jay Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo and others Citing former Eagles stars ,Rohr said what is present now are a bunch of players who operate as a team.  “When you see Read More

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Nasarawa govt to pay fines meted on Nasarawa Utd

November 23, 2019 House keeper 0

The Nasarawa state government has agreed to pay the fines meted on Nasarawa United Football Club by the League Management Company (LMC) following the violent attack on match officials at the Lafia township stadium recently. Commissioner for youths and sports development Uthman Bala-Adams, told newsmen on Saturday in Lafia that the incident was unfortunate. Bala-Adams who acknowledged receipt of the Read More

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Why we ‘re staging JKF youth tourney – Ekiti FA

November 16, 2019 House keeper 0

The organisers of the JKF Youth Cup, a football competition for U15 boys and girls have reiterated the desire to uplift the moral level of youth in Ekiti State through football and to a larger extent, create a platform for them to be financially prudent. Speaking after a meeting with the manager, Ado- Ekiti branch of one of the partners Read More

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AFCON 2021:Ahmed Musa hints at Super Eagles retirement

November 15, 2019 House keeper 0

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has hinted that his time with the national team will soon be over. The governor as he is called by team mates declared this at the post match conference Wednesday after the Super Eagles defeated Benin Republic by 2 goals to 1. The Saudi-Arabia based forward noted that the team is full of young talents Read More

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Tokyo 2020: Olympic Eagles bounce back to reckoning

November 13, 2019 House keeper 0

Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations when coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday. With a quarter of an hour gone, it appeared to be going away for the defending champions as they sat pointless and at the bottom of Read More

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Rohr offers to help Olympics Eagles

October 30, 2019 House keeper 0

Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has declared his readiness to assist the Nigeria’s U23 team at the Africa Cup of Nations AFCON final which serves as Japan 2020 Olympic Games qualifiers in Egypt next month. Rohr who is presently in France sent words to the NFF that he will join the team on match days as it will not Read More

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‘I’m coming back’ – Ibrahimovic hints at a return to Spain

October 30, 2019 House keeper 0

  Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken to Instagram to say he is coming to Spain just days after his MLS campaign with LA Galaxy concluded. The 38-year-old, whose contract with the Galaxy expires in December, says in a four-second clip on his Instagram story: “Hola Espana! Guess what? I’m coming back.” In what capacity nobody knows. Ibrahimovic played just the one Read More

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Akwa United unveil Obuh, Udi, 15 new players

October 29, 2019 House keeper 0

In its quest to win maiden Nigerian Professional Football League  title in the 2019/2020 season, Akwa United Football Club of Uyo have unveiled her new head coach John Obuh and his assistant Duke Udi to tinker the club for the  season which is scheduled to kick-off on November 3. At a colourful unveiling ceremony at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium Read More

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Messi prefers Barcelona trophies to World Cup truimph

October 26, 2019 House keeper 0

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi he insists he wouldn’t swap any of the trophies he has won with Barcelona in order to lift the World Cup with Argentina. Success with the Albiceleste at the international level is the only gap on Messi’s illustrious CV. Despite being his country’s all-time leading scorer he has yet to win a trophy with the senior Read More

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Ola Aina: What my dad did for me to join Chelsea

October 24, 2019 House keeper 0

Super Eagles ace defender, Ola Aina, has revealed how his parents made him to become a successful footballer. Aina who won a bronze medal for Nigeria at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt disclosed that his father had to sell his car while driving him to Chelsea so as to make sure that he succeed in his endeavor. Read More

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Messi, Ronaldo, Van Dijk – Who ‘ll win 2019 Ballon d’Or? Send in your predictions

October 22, 2019 House keeper 0

Nominees for the 2019 Ballon d’Or award Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) Bernardo Silva (Manchester City) Son Heung-min (Tottenham) Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) Alisson (Liverpool) Matthijs de Ligt (Juventus) Karim Benzema (Real Madrid) Georginio Wijnaldum (Liverpool) Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) Frenkie de Jong (Barcelona) Hugo Lloris (Tottenham) Dusan Tadic (Ajax) Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) Kylian Mbappe (Paris St-Germain) Trent Read More

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Mba aims to return after 2 years out

October 18, 2019 House keeper 0

Nigeria’s 2013 African Cup of Nation hero ,Sunday Mba is determined to return to active football after staying two years without a club. ‪Mba,who was instrumental to late Stephen Keshi winning the AFCON in South Africa and scored the Super Eagles’ winning goal, was released by Turkish club Yeni Malatyaspor in September 2017. ‪Mba has not played competitively since his Read More

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Ronaldo to sell Manchester United mansion

October 17, 2019 House keeper 0

Having left Manchester United almost a decade ago, it’s no surprise that international soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to bid farewell to his home in the affluent English village of Alderley Edge, just 15 miles away from his former playing ground at Old Trafford. Ronaldo, who now plays forward for Italian club Juventus, listed the five-bedroom, three-story brick house Read More

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Aiteo Cup: Kano Pillars raise alarm over unpaid prize monies

October 14, 2019 House keeper 0

Several months after winning this year’s Aiteo Cup and runners up of the last Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL, Kano Pillars Football Club are disturbed that the prize monies are still being withheld by the Nigeria Football Federation NFF. Pillars spokesman Rilwanu Idris Malikawa said that several months after Kano Pillars beat Niger Tornadoes to win a first-ever Aiteo Cup, Read More

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Newcastle shock Manchester United, compound Solskjaer’s trouble

October 7, 2019 House keeper 0

Newcastle teenager Matthew Longstaff added to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s problems as he marked his Premier League debut with the superb strike that sealed a shock 1-0 win over woeful Manchester United on Sunday. Solskjaer’s side paid the price for their latest lethargic display as Longstaff bagged his first goal for Newcastle in the second half at St James’ Park. United Read More

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Supporters club mourns ex- Eagles star Isaac Promise

October 4, 2019 House keeper 0

Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has expressed its sadness over the death of former Super Eagles player and Beijing 2008 Olympics silver medalist, Isaac Promise, who died Wednesday, in USA, aged 31. Speaking with the press, the National Chairman of the NFSC, Rev. Samuel Ikpea, described the news as shocking and sad. “This recent spate of deaths happening in our Read More

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2019 Cerebral Palsy Day: Cerebral palsy football association organises sensitization walk

October 4, 2019 House keeper 0

The Cerebra Palsy football association of Nigeria has concluded plans to hold a sensitisation walk this Sunday October 6, 2019 to commemorate the special day for people suffering from the ailment. Speaking with the media, the Secretary- General of CPFA, Deborah Okediadi, disclosed that the walk is to further sensitize members of the public that people with this mental and Read More

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Nigeria vs Brazil: Aribo declares readiness to face Brazil

October 1, 2019 House keeper 0

Super Eagle and Glasgow Rangers midfielder, Joe Aribo has stated that he cannot wait to be part of the Nigerian senior national team international friendly against Brazil in Singapore on October 13. Aribo who was injured during club duty last week put aside worries over the head cut to talk about his expectations from starring for the Super Eagles in Read More

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NLO: FCT FA hails Setraco Fc on promotion

September 24, 2019 House keeper 0

FCT FA under the leadership of its chairman, Alhaji Muhammed Mukhtar has thumbs up Setraco Football club of  on their promotion to the Nigeria Nationwide League Division 2. Alhaji Mukhtar says he has never doubted the ability of the team and confidence that they are good enough to move up to the NLO Division One. Setraco FC of Abuja on Read More