World Bank to support Lagos farmers begin canned fish production in 2022

An APPEALS project, which is assisted by the World Bank for agricultural processing, productivity improvement and livelihood support, says that fish farmers in Lagos will begin production of locally canned catfish and tilapia in 2022. The project coordinator, Lagos APPEALS, Oluranti Sagoe-Oviebo, told the Nigerian News Agency on Tuesday in Lagos that the canned fish would be produced using locally Read More

Breaking: NFF move to sack Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr

November 18, 2021 Editor 0

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is most likely to get the axe any moment soon. The decision to sack the Franco-German gaffer was reportedly taken after a company associated with the senior National team of Nigeria agreed to pay the termination clause in the contract of the coach. According to sources at the nation’s football house, the Nigeria football Federation Read More

[Breaking] 2020 World Cup qualifier: Kelechi Iheanacho drops to bench as Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen lead Super Eagles’ attack vs Blue Sharks

November 16, 2021 Editor 0

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has made public his starting lineup for their matchday six encounter of the 2022 World Cup qualifier versus Cape Verde on the road to Qatar. Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho drops to the bench for Odion Ighalo as the three-time African champions will line up in a 3-5-2 pattern. While Ighalo anchors the frontline, Victor Read More

Breaking: England’s oldest 1996 World Cup winning member is dead

November 12, 2021 Dailymail 0

Ron Flowers, England’s oldest member of the 1966 World Cup-winning squad and Wolves legend, has died at the age of 87. Flowers played for the Black Country club between 1952 and 1967 and helped them to three First Division titles and the FA Cup in 1960. He played 49 times for England and featured in 40 consecutive international matches between November 1958 Read More

Breaking: Ighalo, Ndidi, Osimhen included in Super Eagles list vs Liberia, Cape Verde World Cup qualifier

November 1, 2021 Editor 0

Head Coach Gernot Rohr has called up Odion Ighalo despite his caution against a rush inclusion in the Super Eagles team. Also, the coach has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, deputy captain William Ekong, defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Leon Balogun, midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi, forwards Moses Simon and Victor Osimhen, as well as 16 others for Nigeria’s closing Read More

FIFA World Cup qualifier: Beaten Super Eagles storm Douala, face CAR in return leg clash

October 9, 2021 Editor 0

The delegation of Nigeria’s Super Eagles to Sunday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 African qualifying encounter against the Les Fauves of Central African Republic landed at the Aeroport Internationale Douala at 11.28am on Saturday. Led by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) 2nd Vice President/Chairman LMC, Mallam Shehu Dikko, the delegation comprised of 23 players, technical officials and backroom staff, some NFF Read More

Breaking: Francis Uzoho, Ejuke, 9 others on starting lineup as Rohr unveils Super Eagles list vs CAR in FIFA World Cup qualifier

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will mount the goal post for Nigeria’s Super Eagles as they face Central African Republic (CAR) on the matchday three of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Here is the starting lineup for Super Eagles… Nigeria XI vs Central African Republic: Uzoho – Aina, Ekong (c), Balogun, Collins – Onyeka, Aribo, Iheanacho – Simon, Ejuke, Osimhen.

Breaking: At last, Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper arrives ahead CAR FIFA World Cup qualifier

October 6, 2021 Editor 0

With barely 24 hours to FIFA World cup qualifier, Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, on Wednesday morning arrived the camp of the team in Lagos ahead of Central AIfrica Republic (CAR) clash slated for Thursday. The Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper was the last player to jet into the camp after 22 players resumed training on Tuesday Neither Okoye, nor Super Read More

Pele discharged from hospital after successful surgery

October 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

Brazil legend Pele has been released from hospital after undergoing surgery for a colon tumour. The 80-year-old had the operation at Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo on 4 September. Pele, the only player to win the World Cup three times, left the intensive care unit 10 days later, but was readmitted soon after as a “preventative measure”. His medical Read More

Breaking: Notable World Cup winner is dead

September 28, 2021 Dailymail 0

Roger Hunt, a member of England’s 1966 World Cup winning squad and Liverpool’s second-highest goalscorer ever, has died at the age of 83. Hunt was central figure in Sir Alf Ramsey’s England squad that delivered the nation’s first and only World Cup win in ’66, playing in attack alongside Sir Geoff Hurst. He played in all six games for England in Read More

How Messi sparked another record-breaking feat on international duty

September 11, 2021 Agency Report 0

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to overtake Pele as the top international goalscorer in South American football history on Thursday as Argentina cruised to a 3-0 victory over Bolivia in their 2022 World Cup qualifier. Messi pounced for his 77th, 78th and 79th international goals to keep Argentina firmly on course for a place at next year’s finals in Qatar Read More

Banditry: Gumi’s position self serving, threat to national security- PGF boss

September 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Dr Salihu Lukman, has faulted the Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, for calling on the authorities to grant amnesty to bandits in the country. The APC chieftain said Gumi’s position was not only self serving but clearly a threat to national security. Lukman also applauded the role played by Chief Executive Read More

Breaking: Manchester United new signing ruled out of 2022 World Cup qualifiers

September 4, 2021 Dailymail 0

New signing Jadon Sancho will not be involved in England’s forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and Poland, the Football Association has announced. The Manchester United forward missed Thursday’s 4-0 win in Hungary after sustaining what Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate described as a ‘minor knock’. And a statement from the FA on Saturday said: ‘Following further assessment, the 21-year-old has returned to his club Read More

Super Eagles begin quest for Qatar 2022 World Cup as Iheanacho, Ndidi, Iwobi pull out vs Cape Verde

September 2, 2021 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will begin their quests to qualify for a seventh FIFA World Cup when the Gernot Rohr side face the Lone Stars of Liberia today at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos. The match will kick-off 5pm Nigerian time. The football governing body,  grouped Nigeria  in Group C,  alongside Liberia, Cape Verde and the Central African Republic (CAR). After the game Read More

Breaking: Iheanacho, Ndidi, Iwobi, others early birds as Super Eagles’ camp opens ahead Liberia, Cape Verde World Cup qualifier

August 30, 2021 Editor 0

Five Super Eagles players have already arrived Lagos camp ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Liberia and Cape Verde in few days time. Goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi, Kunle Adeleke, Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi have arrived. Captain Ahmed Musa and a host of others are mainly expected to arrive Lagos on Monday. Super Eagles will face the Lone stars Read More