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Super Eagles Drop Two Places In Latest F...

Super Eagles Drop Two Places In Latest FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles of Nigeria dropped two places from 34th to 36th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola world ranking. The ranking was released on FIFA’s official website on Thursday. In Africa, the Eagles remain in fifth position behind Senegal, Tunisia, Morocco and AFCON champions Algeria. Read... read more »

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Europa League: Spartak Moscow Ready For ...

Europa League: Spartak Moscow Ready For ‘Tough’ Leicester City Test – Moses...

Victor Moses says Spartak Moscow will be up for the challenge against Leicester City in Wednesday’s Europa League clash. The Group C encounter will take place at the Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow. Moses played against the Foxes during his spell in England with Crystal Palace, Stoke City, West Ham and... read more »

Chukwueze Plays For Villarreal After Fiv...

Chukwueze Plays For Villarreal After Five Months Out Injured

Samuel Chukwueze made his return to action from injury but ended on the losing side as Villarreal lost 2-1 to Osasuna in Sunday’s LaLiga game. Chukwueze has been out of action since May, after suffering an injury to the anterior rectus of his left leg in the second leg of Villarreal’s Europa... read more »

Osimhen’s Scores to Secure Napoli’s Eight Straight Wins
Osimhen’s Scores to Secure Napoli’s Eigh...

Osimhen’s Scores to Secure Napoli’s Eight Straight Serie A Win

A late Victor Osimhen’s towering header sealed a hard-fought 1-0 for Napoli which saw them record their eight consecutive win in the Serie A this season. Napoli are now the only team in Europe’s top five leagues with a 100 percent record and reclaims the first position from AC Milan as they... read more »

Leicester City Boss Rodgers Predicts Ndi...

Leicester City Boss Rodgers Predicts Ndidi’s Return Date

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers expects Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi to return to action after the next international break in November. Ndidi suffered a hamstring injury in Leicester’s 2-2 draw against Burnley last month, and has missed the club’s last two games. Read Also: All... read more »

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I Gave Oliseh Painkillers to Play AFCON 2000 Final – Okocha

I Gave Oliseh Painkillers to Play AFCON 2000 Final – Okocha

Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha says he gave Sunday Oliseh painkillers to play at the 2000 African Cup of Nations final against Cameroon in Lagos. Oliseh was almost forced to pull out of... read more »

CAF Okay Iwobi For Super Eagles Vs Lesotho

CAF Okays Iwobi For Super Eagles Vs Lesotho

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has given approval for Alex Iwobi to featured in today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos State. Iwobi was reported to have returned a positive COVID-19 test result prior to Saturday’s match against Benin Republic in Port Novo. It forced the... read more »

Cape Verde Referee Duarte To Officiate Nigeria, Lesotho...

Cape Verde Referee Duarte To Officiate Nigeria, Lesotho AFCON Qualifier

The Confederation of African Football has picked Cape Verde referee Fabricio Duarte to take charge of Tuesday’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations dead rubber game... read more »

Super Eagles Gunning for Gold at AFCON 2021 – Onuachu

Super Eagles Gunning for Gold at AFCON 2021 – Onuachu

Paul Onuachu, the Super Eagles goal scorer in the AFCON qualifier against Benin on Saturday has set his sights on clinching gold at the African showpiece,... read more »

Onuachu Seals Super Eagles AFCON Qualification with Sub...

Onuachu Seals Super Eagles AFCON Qualification with Sublime Finish

The Super Eagles of Nigeria left it late to claim a 1-0 victory over Benin at the Stade Charles de Gaulle Stadium on Saturday through a Paul Onuachu strike in... read more »

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Eagles Striker, Dennis Marks EPL Debut With A Bang

Eagles Striker, Dennis Marks EPL Debut With A Bang

Super Eagles Striker, Emmanuel Dennis has shown promising prospects after netting the opener in Watford’s 3-2 win over Aston Villa in the English Premier League on Saturday. The Nigerian... read more »

Pinnick Promises Facelift of Women Football in Nigeria

Pinnick Promises Facelift of Women Football in Nigeria

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has said that women football in Nigeria deserves more attention than presently obtainable given their persistent laudable performance. He disclosed this while addressing journalists after the conclusion of the Super 6 tournament that was won by Rivers Angels. The Women Football... read more »

Rohr Certifies Teslim Balogun Stadium Turf

Rohr Certifies Teslim Balogun Stadium Turf

Super Eagles German tactician, Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction with the playing surface of the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos State. The pitch will... read more »

Women’s Football in Africa Needs a Face Lift to Attract...

Women’s Football in Africa Needs a Face Lift to Attract Investors - Asisat Oshoala

Reigning Africa women’s Player of the Year Asisat Oshoala has charged cooperate bodies and football governing bodies in Africa to invest towards the growth... read more »

2021 AFCON, AWCON and CHAN Moved to 2022- CAF

2021 AFCON, AWCON and CHAN Moved to 2022- CAF

The African cup of Nations that was scheduled to take place this year has been moved to 2022. This was disclosed by the Confederation of African Football (CAF)... read more »

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Balogun Relishes First Super Eagles Goal In Seven Years

Balogun Relishes First Super Eagles Goal In Seven Years

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun has expressed excitement after scoring his first-ever goal for the national team. The centre-back opened the scoring for the West Africans in the 29th minute of... read more »

Super Eagles Beat CAR 2-0

The Super Eagles of Nigeria made good their promise to bounce back from a shocking 1-0 loss to the Central African Republic, CAR by beating the Wild Beasts 2-0 on Sunday in Douala, Cameroon in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match. Goals from Leon Balogun and Victor Osimhen ensured that they remained in pole position to win the group and qualify... read more »

NFF Backs Super Eagles To Beat Central African Republic...

NFF Backs Super Eagles To Beat Central African Republic In Douala

The Nigeria Football Federation believes the much-adored Nigerian Spirit will come to the fore and ginger the Super Eagles to solidify their FIFA World Cup... read more »

2022 WCQ: My Focus On CAR Game, Not Unpaid Salaries -Ro...

2022 WCQ: My Focus On CAR Game, Not Unpaid Salaries -Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has revealed that he’s more focused on overcoming the Central Africa Republic (CAR) in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers... read more »

Victor Osimhen Voted Serie A September Player Of The Mo...

Osimhen’s Scores to Secure Napoli’s Eight Straight Wins

Super eagle’s striker, Victor Osimhen has been voted Serie A Player of the Month for September by the Italian Footballers’ Association, Newspremises... read more »

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Rita Johal, Riyad Mahrez's Ex-Wife Says Man City 'Ruined' Their Marriage

Rita Johal, Riyad Mahrez’s Ex-Wife Says Man City ‘Rui...

Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez’s ex-wife has claimed that he turned his back on their family after signing for the Premier League champions – and believes City’s transfer... read more »

Iheanacho on Target as Leicester Suffer Top-Four Setback After Defeat to Newcastle

Iheanacho on Target as Leicester Suffer Top-Four Setback After Defeat to Newcastle

Nigerian striker, Kelechi Iheanacho continued his impressive goalscoring form this season when he notched a goal for Leicester though it was not enough as they suffered a 4-2 home loss to Newcastle on Friday night. The result left Leicester City’s top-four hopes hanging in the balance as they are just two points above inform Chelsea who face... read more »

Iheanacho Downs Crystal Palace in Style

‘He’s Been Incredible’ – Rodgers Lauds Iheanacho’s Match Winning Performance

Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho produced another match-winning performance, scoring the winning goal in the Foxes’ 2-1 win against Crystal Palace on... read more »

‘He’s A Different Player ‘ – Rodgers Talks Up Leicester...

‘He’s A Different Player ‘ – Rodgers Talks Up Leicester City Hero Iheanacho

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has lavished praises on Kelechi Iheanacho after the forward scored a stunning winner in the Foxes’s 2-1 win against... read more »

Iheanacho Becomes Sixth Nigerian to Bag at Least 30 EPL...

Iheanacho Becomes Sixth Nigerian to Bag at Least 30 EPL Goals

In form Super Eagles striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has joined the elite list of Nigerians to have netted at least 30 goals in the English Premier League after he... read more »

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Qatar 2022: Okoye Confident of Victory Against Cape Verde

Qatar 2022: Okoye Confident of Victory Against Cape Verde

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye is optimistic that the absence of some key Premier League players will not jeopardise the team’s chances of defeating Cape Verde in Tuesday’s 2022 World Cup... read more »

Eto’o Recalls Sydney 2000 Gold Medal Win

Eto’o Recalls Sydney 2000 Gold Medal Win

Slightly over two decades after  Cameroon followed Nigeria to win a back-to-back  Olympic soccer gold medal for Africa, Samuel Eto’o Fils , the four-time African Footballer of the Year,  has yet described his country’s  conquest at Sydney 2000 as unforgettable. indeed   Africa and the world was  Cameroon’s oysters  in 2000 after the... read more »

2022 World Cup: Super Eagles Confirm Qualifying Dates

2022 World Cup: Super Eagles Confirm Qualifying Dates

The dates for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been confirmed. The Super Eagles media officer, Babfemi Raji,... read more »

World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

World Cup: Modric Wins 2018 FIFA World Cup MVP

For his massive contributions to the success of Croatia, Luka Modric most deservedly won the Adidas Golden Ball Award as the Most Valuable Player of the... read more »

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

World Cup: France Lifts the 2018 FIFA World Cup

France has won the 2018 FIFA World Cup after defeating Croatia 4:2. In a match that saw Croatia having about 61% of the ball possession, the French took the... read more »

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All D’Tigress Players Withdraw From 2022 FIBA World Cup Over Neglect, Blast NBBF, Sports Ministry, Others

All D’Tigress Players Withdraw From 2022 FIBA World Cup Over Neglect, Blast NBBF, Sports M...

All the members of the country’s female basketball team, D’Tigress have vowed not to participate in the 2022 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup to be hosted by Australia unless their... read more »

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Anthony Joshua Officially Triggers Rematch Clause To Face Oleksandr Usyk

Anthony Joshua has triggered a rematch clause with heavyweight rival Oleksandr Usyk, his promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed on Saturday night. The Ukrainian’s team had already indicated a... read more »

Kenya Confirms Bid for 2025 World Athletics Championships

Kenya Confirms Bid for 2025 World Athletics Championships

Kenya on Tuesday confirmed its bid to host the 2025 athletics world championships, which if accepted, would bring the event to Africa for the first time. Nairobi has hosted both the world... read more »

Asisat Oshoala Scores, Provides Assist As Barcelona Defeat Arsenal 4-1

Asisat Oshoala scored and provided two assists as European champions, Barcelona Femeni, defeated Arsenal WFC 4-1 in the first ever group stage of the UEFA Women’s Champions... read more »

Aghahowa Bemoans Ndidi, Etebo Injury Blow

Aghahowa Bemoans Ndidi, Etebo Injury Blow

Former Nigeria international Julius Aghahowa has said the injury to Super Eagles midfield duo Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo is something to think about. Ndidi and Etebo were left out of the... read more »