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Former Eagles Coach, Oliseh Worried Over Ndidi’s Leicester Deployment
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Former Eagles Coach, Oliseh Worried Over Ndidi’s Leicester Deployment

Erstwhile Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has expressed worry over the current deployment of Wilfred Ndidi at Leicester City after the midfielder was played out of his preferred position in the Foxes’ 3-0 Premier league opener at newly promoted West Brom at the weekend. Injury to center backs,... read more »

Everton Outcast, Iwobi Mulls Transfer Options
Everton Outcast, Iwobi Mulls Transfer Op...

Everton Outcast, Iwobi Mulls Transfer Options

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi is considering a move away from Goodison Park after being overlooked for Everton’s first two fixtures of the season. Iwobi, 24 arrived at Everton last summer from Arsenal following a £34 million deal but has failed to tie down a place in the team this... read more »

The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare has lauded the kind gesture of the Kwara State governor who renamed the state’s Sports Complex Stadium after Super Eagles player, late Rashidi Yekini.
Sports Minister Lauds Kwara Governor for...

Sports Minister Lauds Kwara Governor for Naming Stadium After Veteran Footb...

The Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare has lauded the kind gesture of the Kwara State governor who renamed the state’s Sports Complex Stadium after Super Eagles player, late Rashidi Yekini. This was disclosed as the governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq visited the Minister in his office in Abuja on... read more »

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsurge
CAF Postpones Continental Club Competiti...

CAF Postpones Continental Club Competitions Due to COVID-19 Upsurge

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has postponed all the remaining matches in Africa’s two continental club competitions for a second time due to COVID-19 concerns. The postponement was informed by a surge in COVID-19 cases in Morocco which caused cancellation of fixtures in the North... read more »

Nigerian Born Tomori on the Brink of Making Everton Switch
Nigerian Born Tomori on the Brink of Mak...

Nigerian Born Tomori on the Brink of Making Everton Switch

Chelsea’s defender, Fikayo Tomori is on the verge of signing a season-long loan with Everton. Talks have advanced between both clubs as Everton continue their busy transfer market which has seen them bolstering their squad ahead of the new season. The Toffees are believed to have hijacked the... read more »

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AFCON Trophy Missing from Egyptian Football Association Headquarters in Cairo

AFCON Trophy Missing from Egyptian Football Association Headquart...

News emerging from Egypt has it that the trophy the country’s national team won thrice in a row was discovered missing from the country’s football federation headquarters. According to... 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) on Tuesday after a meeting of the CAF Executive Committee. The postponement was informed by the coronavirus pandemic which has disrupted sporting calendar of various federations this... read more »

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

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

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 of women’s football if they are to... read more »

Sports: Nigeria Beat Gambia 6:0 to Qualify for AWCON

Sports: Nigeria Beat Gambia 6:0 to Qualify for AWCON

The Nigerian Super Falcons beat the Queen Scorpions of Gambia by 6:0 yesterday in Lagos to qualify for the 11th African Women Cup of Nations. The Nigerians had earlier beaten the Gambians on their home turf 1:0. This brings the aggregate score to 7:0. Having won 9 out of the 10 previous AWCON championships, the Nigerians are set to win a 10th... read more »

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NFF, Nike to Unveil National Team New Jerseys October

NFF, Nike to Unveil National Team New Jerseys October

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) is set to unveil new kits for Nigerian National Teams designed by kit-sponsors Nike in October. The NFF’s Communication Department disclosed in a statement on... read more »

Egbo led KF Tirana’s Champions League Dreams Dashed by Red Star Belgrade Defeat

Egbo led KF Tirana’s Champions League Dreams Dashed by Red Star Belgrade Defeat

KF Tirana’s hopes of playing in the UEFA Champions League group stage suffered a blow after their defeat by Red Star Belgrade in the qualifying stage. Their Nigerian gaffer, Ndubuisi Egbo had hoped to be the first African coach to manage a game in the Champions League finals. They lost 1-0 to Serbian opposition, Red Star Belgrade in the second... read more »

Mikel on the Verge of Joining Championship Side Stoke C...

Mikel on the Verge of Joining Championship Side Stoke City

Nigerian international Midfielder, John Mikel Obi is on the verge of joining English Championship side Stoke City. Mikel who previously played for Chelsea,... read more »

Leon Balogun Set to Miss Rangers Match Through Injury

Leon Balogun Set to Miss Rangers Match Through Injury

Rangers of Scotland coach, Steven Gerrard has said Nigerian defender Leon Balogun will not be available for selection in their weekend fixture against... read more »

FG Lifts Restriction on Sports, See List

FG Lifts Restriction on Sports, See List

The Federal government of Nigeria has granted permission for the resumption of non-contact sports in Nigeria. This was made known by Dr. Sani Aliyu, National... read more »

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Ivorian defender, Serge Aurier Mourns Brother Who Was Shot Dead in France

Ivorian defender, Serge Aurier Mourns Brother Who Was Shot Dead i...

Christopher Aurier, younger brother of Ivory coast defender, Serge Aurier was shot dead in Toulouse, France by unknown shooter. This was confirmed by Serge Aurier’s London based club, Tottenham... read more »

Gabon’s Aubameyang Breaks Arsenal Record as Player to Reach the 50 Goals Mark Fastest in PL

Gabon’s Aubameyang Breaks Arsenal Record as Player to Reach the 50 Goals Mark Fastest in PL

Prolific Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang set a new record at Premiership side Arsenal by becoming the fasted player to reach 50 the goal mark fastest for the Londoners. He achieved the feat after his brace in midweek against Norwich City in their first home game since the restart of the English topflight. Aubameyang took his tally to 51 in... read more »

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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 tournament. He won the award ahead of Eden... 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 lead through an 18th minute own goal, off a Mandzukic header. Croatia equalized in the 28th minute off a Perisic shot. Ten minutes later, France took the lead through a VAR awarded penalty... read more »

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

World Cup: Belgium Wins Third Place, Beats England 2:0

Belgium won the third place position this evening after beating England 2:0. The Belgians showed their intent with a 4th minute goal tapped in by Meunier. This... read more »

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England ...

World Cup: Croatia Through to the Finals, Wins England 2:1

Croatia this evening sailed into the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup after winning England 2:1 after extra time. Despite taking an early lead through a 5th... read more »

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium...

World Cup: France Advances to the Finals, Beats Belgium 1:0

The French team triumphed over the Belgians to advance to the finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. France went ahead in the 51st minute from an Umtiti... read more »

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Arteta Lauds Aubameyang’s FA Cup Heroics, Hopes Striker Extends Gunners Contract

Arteta Lauds Aubameyang’s FA Cup Heroics, Hopes Striker Extends Gunners Contract

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has lauded the contribution of Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to the gunners FA cup final triumph against Chelsea at Wembley. The 31-year-old... read more »

Napoli Completes Club Record €50m Deal for Nigerian Striker Osimhen from Lille

Napoli Completes Club Record €50m Deal for Nigerian Striker Osimhen from Lille

Napoli has completed the club record signing of Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen from Ligue 1 side, Lille. Osimhen who bagged 18 goals in 38 appearanced for Lille in the just concluded... read more »

Glasgow Rangers Boss, Gerrard, Excited to Sign Balogun

Glasgow Rangers Boss, Gerrard, Excited to Sign Balogun

Steven Gerrard, Glass Rangers coach has said that the club is excited to have acquired the services of Nigerian defender Leon Balogun. Balogun, 32, sealed a one-year contract and an option... read more »

Egypt’s Iconic Goalkeeper, Essam El Hadary Hangs his Gloves at the Age of 47

Egypt’s Iconic Goalkeeper, Essam El Hadary Hangs his Gloves at the Age of 47

Egypt’s legendary goalkeeper, Essam El Hadary announced his retirement from football in a television show on Thursday. El-Hadary last played for Egyptian second division club, Nogoom,... read more »

NFF Congratulates Egbo on Historic Feat of Guiding Tirana to Domestic Title

NFF Congratulates Egbo on Historic Feat of Guiding Tirana to Dome...

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has congratulated Emmanuel Ndubuisi Egbo on becoming the first Nigerian and African to oversee a domestic title triumph with a European club. Egbo, former... read more »