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Nigeria vs Brazil: Super Eagles aim to cage Samba boys

October 12, 2019 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles face Brazil on Sunday in Singapore as part of the two-match global tour by the five-time World Cup holders. Brazil have not won in their last three matches preceding the clash with Nigeria on Sunday. Last Thursday, they were held to a 1-1 draw by Senegal. Brazil’s defensive midfielder Casemiro admitted to local newspapers in Singapore that Read More

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Revealed! How much NFF is owing Super Eagles coach Rohr

October 11, 2019 Editor 0

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has not been paid his wages by the Nigeria Football Federation for three months, reports thesportsbay.com This was released by a member of the NFF’s reform committee and sports journalist, Osasu Obayiwana, on his Twitter handle on Thursday night. The @NGSuperEagles play a match against #SelecaoBrasileira in Singapore, at 8pm Singapore time on Sunday. Read More

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Breaking: Neymar cruises on milestone as Senegal cage Super Eagles friendly opponent Brazil in Singapore

October 10, 2019 Editor 0

A mildly entertaining friendly in a sparsely attended Singapore National stadium ended in stalemate as Brazil and Senegal played out a 1-1 draw. The game marked 100 caps for Neymar Jr. and the PSG player had a relatively discreet evening with his best efforts coming from deal ball efforts. Both goals came in the first half with Liverpool striker Firmino chipping home Read More

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WAFU Cup: Imama bullish as CHAN Super Eagles tackle Sparrows again

September 29, 2019 Editor 0

Super Eagles B are primed to face the Sparrow Hawks of Togo on Sunday in both teams’ first match at the WAFU Cup of Nations in Thies, Senegal and Nigeria’s Head Coach is upbeat about the opportunity provided by a second meet within one week. Coach Imama Amapakabo, who spoke at the team’s Le Saly Hotel base in Saly-Mbour, said Read More

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Brazil vs Super Eagles: Ikpeba makes crucial prediction

September 23, 2019 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles Winger Victor Ikpeba has tipped Nigeria to record an impressive outing when it meets Brazil in the much touted international friendly game in Singapore in October despite the South American’s array of stars. Ikpeba gave the optimism at the conclusion of the 33rd Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) organised financial institution’s football competition, held at the Pa Ngele Read More

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BBNaija: How ex-Super Eagles striker used and dumped me – Mercy

September 14, 2019 Editor 0

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate Mercy, on Friday night made a revelation about her love life before the reality show. Mercy, while discussing with fellow housemate, Elozonam, revealed that she was dating former Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike before he got married to ex-beauty Queen Iheoma Nnadi. She disclosed that she found out about his marriage to ex-beauty queen on Read More

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At Lille, Super Eagles striker Osimhen equals Balotelli’s Ligue 1 record

September 14, 2019 Editor 0

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has staked a claim to achieve one of the best Ligue 1 starts an African player has ever managed. His goal against Angers in Lille’s 2-1 triumph on Friday means he becomes the first player to score at least five goals in his first five French top-flight outings. The 20-year-old, who got his first senior international Read More

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Ukraine clash: New Super Eagles set for debut, Iheanacho arrives late

September 9, 2019 Editor 0

Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr will hand out four debuts in an experimental Nigeria line-up to take on Ukraine. Fortuna Düsseldorf II goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, Rangers’ Joe Aribo and Bordeaux forward Josh Maja are likely to start Tuesday’s friendly in Dnipro, with Club Brugge forward Emmanuel Dennis ready to come on at half-time for his own senior bow. The Super Read More

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Ex-Super Eagles captain Mikel falls prey to social media trick

September 7, 2019 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has been tricked into posting a fake comment by Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder, Ruben Neves. The fake post had Neves making a reference to how young midfielders at FC Porto were all tasked to make Mikel their reference point as midfielders. The post quoted Neves saying, “At Porto, all midfielders were given DVDs of Mikel to Read More

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Ukraine clash: Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa pulls out

September 6, 2019 Editor 0

Italy –based defender William Ekong and England –based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles’ playing body into Dnipro, Ukraine on Saturday, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the host country’s senior team. It is the first outing for the three –time African champions since they finished third at the first –ever 24 –team Read More

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Breaking: Rohr replaces injured Wilfred Ndidi ahead Ukraine clash, Bryan Idowu is now player number 24 for Super Eagles

August 29, 2019 Editor 0

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has called up @PAOK_FC of Greece Midfielder Anderson Esiti as replacement for injured Wilfred Ndidi @Ndidi25 ahead Ukraine friendly encounter. According to a tweet on official twitter handle of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), a while ago, the German/Franco tactician has recalled defender Bryan Idowu as addition to the list to make it 24 players Read More

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Super Eagles striker shines on, nets another brace for Lille at Ligue 1

August 29, 2019 Editor 0

Victor Osimhen came off the bench to outshine Saint-Etienne duo Denis Bouanga and Ryad Boudebouz as his brace ensured Lille earned a 3-0 victory in Wednesday’s Ligue 1 encounter. The Nigerian delivered a goal in each half to help the Great Danes forget memories of their defeat at Amiens SC. Manager Christophe Galtier started Loic Remy ahead of Osimhen but an injury to the former France international saw the 20-year-old Read More

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Iheanacho switches over to German club

August 27, 2019 Editor 0

Nigerian striker, Alloy Ihenacho, has signed for German club Hertha Walheim. The Landesliga Mittelrhein 2 side have announced that he is one of the 11 new players, that will bolster their depleted squad in the 2019/2020 season, after 13 players left. Ihenacho was born in Nigeria, but also has German citizenship and was on the books of Ingolstadt three years Read More

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Ex-Super Coach queries Coutinho’s Bayern Munich move

August 21, 2019 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles head coach Berti Vogts has questioned Brazilian midfielder ​Philippe Coutinho’s move to Bayern Munich, saying that he may not be the world star that he used to be. Coutinho linked up with the Bavarian on a one-year loan deal from Barcelona on Monday. Bayern Munich also have the option to buy him permanently for €120 million (£110m/$133m). Read More

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Breaking: Ex-Super Eagles coach Siasia incurs FIFA life ban, fine over match fixing

August 16, 2019 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Samson Siasia has been banned for life by FIFA’s Ethics Committee after being found guilty of violating FIFA Code of Ethics. In a media release from FIFA, the judgment was passed after a thorough investigation which revealed that the former national men’s football team Head Coach had “accepted that he would receive bribes in relation to manipulation of matches”. Siasia had Read More

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Atletico Madrid set to capture Super Eagles star

August 16, 2019 Editor 0

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is now being targeted by Atletico Madrid. The 22-year-old who won bronze medal with Nigeria at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations championship has had an impressive back-to-back seasons in the Premier League. He was crowned the best tackler in the league for the second straight time last campaign having beaten Everton’s Read More

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Ukraine clash: Rohr recalls Iheanacho, Ebuehi; hands German-based goalkeeper debut call up, drops Akpeyi

August 14, 2019 Editor 0

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up 23 players for the Super Eagles’ international friendly with the Senior National Team of Ukraine scheduled for Dnipro Arena on Tuesday, September, 10, 2019, with Saudi Arabia-based Skipper Ahmed Musa at the head of the roster. Tyronne Ebuehi, who missed the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals where Nigeria won bronze due to Read More

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Breaking: Super Eagles duo storm BBNaija House

August 2, 2019 Editor 0

Super Eagles midfielders, Oghenekaro Etebo and John Ogu, on Friday night paid a visit to housemates of Big Brother Naija PepperDem House. Both footballers were part of the Nigerian squad at the just concluded 2019 African Cup of Nation staged in Egypt. Details loading…

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Done deal: Osimhen pens down 5-year contract with Lille, set for Champions League action

August 1, 2019 Editor 0

Blueprint understands that Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen is now a Lille players after completing signing a five-deal with the French football outfit. Osimhen, former junior international moved from Belgium. The former Wolfsburg of Germany player completed his medicals upon arrival in france on Wednesday night before sealing the deal few a hours ago with Charleroi set to have received Read More

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Why NFF President snubbed me during AFCON third-place party – Rohr

July 29, 2019 Editor 0

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says he knows why the Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, snubbed him during the bronze medal presentation ceremony at the just-concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. A video of the incidence showing Pinnick avoiding Rohr’s handshake went viral online, with close football followers in the country suggesting there was a rift between the Read More

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Super Eagles pocket $2m after AFCON 2019 third-place finish

July 21, 2019 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will receive a $2m (N715m) reward from Confederation of African Football, CAF, for their third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that ended on Friday , July 19 in Cairo, Egypt. Winners, Desert Foxes of Algeria, will receive $4.5m while Teranga Lions of Senegal who emerged first runners-up, will collect $2.5m. CAF unveiled all Read More