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We Are Yet To Receive Right Offer For Onuachu – Genk
We Are Yet To Receive Right Offer For On...

We Are Yet To Receive Right Offer For Onuachu – Genk

The sporting director of Genk, Dimitri Conde has said that the club is yet to receive a suitable offer for Nigerian prolific striker, Paul Onuachu, African News Today has gathered. The Nigerian has been speculated to be wanted by a host of clubs in Europe following his sublime form for Genk in the... read more »

Osimhen Will Become a World Class Player – Notaro
Osimhen Will Become a World Class Player...

Osimhen Will Become a World Class Player – Notaro

Former coach of Sporting Charleroi, Mario Notaro has said he is convinced Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen has the potential to become a world-class player. The gaffer who oversaw Osimhen’s progression as manager of Charleroi in an interview with Kiss Kiss said the Nigerian international has... read more »

Every Club Will Want to Sign a Player Like Simy - Nwosu
Every Club Will Want to Sign a Player Li...

Every Club Will Want to Sign a Player Like Simy – Nwosu

Former Nigerian player, Henry Nwosu praised the impact of Nigerian Striker, Simy Nwankwo in the Serie A this season despite his club, Crotone suffering relegation, urging him to join a better club next season. Crotone managed just five wins in 34 Serie A games this season with Simy playing a... read more »

Argentina Canvasses Stronger Footballing Rapport with Nigeria
Argentina Canvasses Stronger Footballing...

Argentina Canvasses Stronger Footballing Rapport with Nigeria

The Ambassador of the Republic of Argentina, His Excellency Alejandro Herrero has canvassed the solidification of footballing rapport between Argentina and Nigeria, arguing that there are remarkable similarities between both countries in the realm of the enjoyable game. He made the call during a... read more »

Osihmen scores against Cagliari to Increase Goal Tally
Osihmen scores against Cagliari to Incre...

Osihmen scores against Cagliari to Increase Goal Tally

Victor Osimhen was yet again on target after he opened the scoring for Napoli in their Serie A clash against Cagliari at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium. The Nigerian put Gli Azzuri ahead in the 13th  minute after he was played through by Lorenzo Insigne. Osimhen got on the end of a pass from... read more »

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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... read more »

Cape Verde Referee Duarte To Officiate Nigeria, Lesotho AFCON Qualifier

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 against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun stadium. Duarte will be assisted by his compatriots Jorge Correia Semedo Helio (assistant 1), Delgado Fernandes Wilson Jorge (assistant... 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 »

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles Forced To Train In Darkness Ah...

AFCON 2021: Super Eagles Forced To Train In Darkness Ahead of Benin Clash

Super Eagles were forced to train in darkness at the Stade Charles de Gaulle, Porto-Novo on Friday ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against... read more »

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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... 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 host next week’s 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifying fixture between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Crocodiles of Lesotho. The Nigerian team had a training exercise on the turf for the... 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 »

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... read more »

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Watford Must End Season on a High Note – Success

Watford Must End Season on a High Note – Success

Nigerian and Watford forward, Isaac Success has urged his teammates to end the season on a high note despite coming short to Brentford on Saturday. The Hornet lost 2-0 to Brentford in the penultimate... read more »

Simy Nwankwo Must Leave Crotone To Get Super Eagles Chance Again – Rohr

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr insists in-form forward Simy Nwankwo must leave modest Serie A side Crotone to boost his chances of playing for the country again. Nwankwo has earned rave reviews due to his superb displays for relegation bound Crotone this season. The 28-year-old has scored 19 league goals for Serse Cosmi’s side this... 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 »

Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze scores in Crunchy Tie Aga...

Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze scores in Crunchy Tie Against Barcelona

Villarreal speedster Samuel Chukwueze scored the opening goal against Barcelona this afternoon, with a little help from Jordi Alba’s butter boots. Chukwueze... read more »

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Iheanacho Becomes Sixth Nigerian to Bag at Least 30 EPL Goals

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 scored the last goal in Leicester... read more »

Anichebe: Kanu Endeared Arsenal to Nigerians, Africans

Anichebe: Kanu Endeared Arsenal to Nigerians, Africans

Victor Anichebe, former Super Eagles forward has said that the Kanu Nwankwo’s heroics at English Premiership club Arsenal attracted Africans and Nigerians to lend support to the club. He said this in an interview with Premier League Productions, noting that Kanu’s exciting skills caught his attention. Kanu amassed 273 appearances for the... read more »

Mahrez Wins PFA EPL Fans’ POTM Award Ahead of Iheanacho...

Mahrez Wins PFA EPL Fans’ POTM Award Ahead of Iheanacho

Manchester City and Algerian winger Mahrez has bettered Kelechi Iheanacho and other nominees to claim the PFA Premier League Fans’ Player of the Month for... read more »

Kelechi Iheanacho wins Premier League Player of the Mon...

Kelechi Iheanacho wins Premier League Player of the Month award for March

Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho scored five goals in three league appearances for the Foxes in the lead-up to the international break last month, including... read more »

‘Say where You Want To Play’- Everton Boss Tells Iwobi...

‘Say where You Want To Play’- Everton Boss Tells Iwobi

Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has called on Alex Iwobi to tell him face-to-face where he prefers to play at the club rather than resort to cryptic complaints... read more »

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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, confirmed the dates for the qualifiers which... 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 tournament. He won the award ahead of Eden Hazard of Belgium who came second and Antoine Griezmann of France who came third Other awards that were presented include the Adidas Golden Boot Award... 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 »

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 »

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UFC: Nigeria’s Usman Beats Masvidal to Retain Welterweight Title

UFC: Nigeria’s Usman Beats Masvidal to Retain Welterweight Title

Nigerian UFC sensation Kamaru Usman has beat challenger Jorge Masvidal in round two of their fight to mark the fifth defence of his welterweight title at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena... read more »

Rohr: Ighalo’s Presence Would Have Boosted Goal Scoring Output of Osimhen, Iheanacho

Rohr: Ighalo’s Presence Would Have Boosted Goal Scoring Output of Osimhen, Iheanacho

Super Eagles gaffer, Gernot Rohr has expressed optimism that the presence of former Super Eagles Forward, Odion Ighalo would have improved the finishing of young strikers such as Victor... read more »

Musa To Make Pillars Debut Vs Enyimba May 5, Opts Out Of Away Games

Musa To Make Pillars Debut Vs Enyimba May 5, Opts Out Of Away Games

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa will make his competitive debut for Kano Pillars against Enyimba on May 5, Musa rejoined the Sai Masu Gida on a ‘flexible short-term loan deal’ last... read more »

NFF Assures Falcons Coach, Waldrum of Optimum Support

NFF Assures Falcons Coach, Waldrum of Optimum Support

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has assured the coach of the Super Falcons, Randy Waldrum, of maximum support in a bid to build a formidable team that the world will reckon with by... read more »

“My Seniorman Iheanacho On Fire” – Ndidi

“My Seniorman Iheanacho On Fire” – Ndidi

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has said fellow countryman Kelechi Iheanacho is on fire currently, after his FA cup heroic saw Leicester City qualify for the final against Chelsea. Iheanacho... read more »