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

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

Nigeria Vs Liberia: Only 5000 spectators to watch match

August 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Confederation of African Football has approved for the Nigeria Football Federation to have only 5,000 spectators at next week’s FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. The NFF had applied to have 12,000 spectators at the venue. “As it is known, we would like to reiterate that the CAF and FIFA Read More

Qatar 2022 Race: Togolese officials to take charge of Nigeria, Liberia clash

August 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

World football –governing body, FIFA has appointed Togolese official, Kouassi Attisso Attiogbe as the referee for next Friday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying match between Nigeria and Liberia scheduled for the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The Day 1 clash between the Super Eagles and the Lone Stars will commence at 5pm Nigeria time, with Attiogbe to be assisted Read More

Breaking: PSG reject Real Madrid offer for Mbappe

August 25, 2021 AFP 0

Paris Saint-Germain turned down Real Madrid’s bid to price away Kylian Mbappe on Wednesday, with sporting director Leonardo saying the offer of around 160 million euros ($188 million) was “not enough” for a player they wanted “to keep”. “Our position has always been to keep Kylian, to renew his contract” which expires next June, said the Brazilian to some media Read More

Premier League: Chelsea’s Pulisic out of Arsenal clash, Kante, Ziyech

August 21, 2021 ESPN 0

Chelsea and United States men’s national team midfielder Christian Pulisic will miss his side’s Premier League clash against Arsenal on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19. Manager Thomas Tuchel confirmed on Friday that the 22-year-old has not trained with the side since Wednesday following his positive test and will isolate for at least 10 days under government guidelines. “Christian is unfortunately pretty easy to explain,” Tuchel told Read More

Breaking: Oparanozie back as Super Falcons storm Austria, begin preparation ahead Aisha Buhari tourney

July 15, 2021 Editor 0

A contingent of nine –time African champions Nigeria has arrived in the Austrian capital, Vienna for an 8-day training camp as part of intense preparations for some upcoming challenges, most notably the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament. Already, initially branded outcast, Desire Oparanozie, has been recalled after he reportedly apologised to the officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over Read More

Breaking: England strike twice, throw Germany out of Euro 2020

June 29, 2021 Editor 0

England struck twice late on to end a 55-year wait for a knockout tie victory over Germany amid scenes of huge tension and elation to reach the Euro 2020 quarter-finals at Wembley. Gareth Southgate’s side battled hard to earn the statement victory that has so often eluded England, and it was their talisman of this tournament, Raheem Sterling, who made Read More