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FIFA President Congratulates Super Eagles

1 day ago /
Sports  

The president of world football governing body FIFA, Gianni Infantino, made a surprise appearance at the super eagles dressing room to congratulate them after their two nil win against Iceland on Friday

Nigeria Super Eagles Arrive Russia

1 week ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to arrive in Russia today for the 21st Fifa World Cup which begins on Thursday.

U-17 Football Tournament Marks Second Year Anniversary Of Stephen Keshi

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Sports  

The national association of Nigerian Professional Footballers have called for more support to keep the dreams of former super eagles coach Stephen Keshi alive.

Nigeria Drops In FIFA Ranking

2 weeks ago /
Sports  

Nigeria dropped by a spot in the latest FIFA rankings released this Thursday to place 48 in the world and eighth in Africa.

Falcons Tackle Gambia In Women AFCON Qualifier

2 weeks ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s senior women football team, the super falcons, will engage their Gambian counterparts on Wednesday in Banjul in the first leg of the final qualifying match for the 2018 Africa women’s cup of nations

Russia 2018: Salah Makes Egypt’s Final World Cup Squad

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

Liverpool striker, Mohamed Salah, was on Monday included in Egypt’s 2018 World Cup squad, the Egyptian Football Association said.

Russia 2018: Govenor Ben Ayade Approves 6,000 Capacity Free Viewing Centre In Calabar

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has approved the provision of six thousand sitting capacity free viewing centre for the lovers of football who wish to watch world cup at The U.J Esuene Stadium In Calabar.

Zinedine Zidane Quits As Real Madrid Coach

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

Former French International And 2018 UEfA Champions League Winning Coach, Zinedine Zidane Has Stepped Down From His Role As Manager Of Spanish Side Real Madrid.

Derby County Appoints Frank Lampard As Manager

3 weeks ago /
Sports  

The English club has appointed former Chelsea and England midfielder, Frank Lampard as their new Manager on a three year deal.

Mohammed Salah Confident Of Making World Cup Despite Shoulder Injury

4 weeks ago /
Sports  

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah is “confident” of being fit for the World Cup despite suffering a shoulder injury in Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat against Real Madrid.

House Of Reps To Probe Unfair Labour Practices By Nigeria Football Clubs

1 month ago /
Nation 

The House Of Representatives has mandated it's Committee on Sports to investigate the unfair labour practice Nigerian-based footballers are subjected to by many football clubs. 

Nigeria, DR Congo International Friendly To Go Ahead

1 month ago /
Sports  

Nigeria's Minister Of Sports Solomon Dalung says the international friendly match between Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo will go ahead despite concerns about the outbreak of Ebola disease in DRC.

Everton FC Manager Sacked

1 month ago /
Sports  

 Everton football club have  sacked manager Sam Allardyce on Wednesday after a six-month reign that saw the former England national team boss steer the Merseyside club to eighth place in the premier league.

CAF Confederations Cup

1 month ago /
Sports  

Two times CAF champions league winners Enyimba International FC will head to Cara Brazzaville in search of their second win in group c of the CAF confederation cup on Wednesday afternoon at the Stade Alphonse Massemba-Debat.

Cross River Govt. To Host Flying Eagles, Falcons

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Government says all arrangements have been made for the successful hosting of the Super Falcons and Flying Eagles of Nigeria and their visiting teams from Guinea and Gambia respectively.

Nigeria Releases Names Of 30-Man Squad For Russia World Cup

1 month ago /
Sports  

The Nigeria football federation, NFF, has released a thirty man provisional super eagles list ahead of the 2018 FIFA world cup in Russia.

Neymar Wins French Player Of The Year Award

1 month ago /
Sports  

Neymar was named as France’s player of the year at an awards ceremony in Paris on Sunday, and later brushed away questions over his future.

Juventus Defeats AC Milan To Win Fourth Consecutive Italian Cup

1 month ago /
Sports  

Juventus ran riot in Rome beating AC Milan 4-0 on Wednesday at the Stadio Olimpico to win a fourth consecutive Italian Cup.

Messi's Hat-trick Seals Barca's 25th Title

1 month ago /
Sports  

Barcelona won their 25th league title and seventh in 10 seasons. 

NFF Leadership Tussle: Supreme Court Orders Retrial

1 month ago /
Sports  

The Supreme Court has referred the suit seeking to sack the Amaju Pinnick - led executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation back to the Federal High Court in Jos , Plateau State.


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