U-20 AFCON : Flying Eagles battles Mali in semi finals

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will battle for a ticket in the final of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations when they lock horns with the Junior Eagles of Mali in the tournament’s semi final at the Stade General Seyni Kountche today. The Seven-time champions, won the Group A that had host nation Niger Republic, South Africa […]

Mikel remains Super Eagles Captian until…, says Rohr

The Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, says that the status quo still remained in the national team over the captainship, adding that Mikel Obi still leads the team until he makes a formal request that he wants to leave. The Franco-German tactician made the comment on the sidelines of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) […]

Nigeria’s sports minister ‘cultural outfit’ draws mixed reactions

Nigerians have expressed divergent views as the country’s Minister of Youth and Sports Solomon Dalong appeared half-naked in cultural wear at a carnival in his hometown, Tarok, Plateau state. According to the minister, the carnival, Ntim Otarok Cultural Carnival, is a “demonstration of bravery and show of strength.” It is an annual celebration aimed at […]

Chelsea want £12m for Moses

Crystal Palace are interested in signing Victor Moses from Chelsea with the Blues asking for £12m. Moses played for the Eagles between 2007 and 2010 after coming through their youth ranks and the winger is back on the club’s radar, according to The Sun. The 27-year-old has struggled for game time under Maurizio Sarri this […]

Rekindling the Past Glory in Nigerian Sports – By Maximus Rex Umeh

By Maximus Rex Umeh | NNP | December 8, 2018 – I remember the good old days when I was a much younger lad. A time engaging in sports was a major focal point of the citizenry and the federal government. Such times were days of glory and honour for my country, Nigeria. A season where sports (not […]

Video: Super Falcons beat South Africa on penalties to win 2018 women’s AFCON title

The Super Falcons of Nigeria beat their South African counterparts 1-0 in the final of the 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in the final played in Accra on Saturday, December 1. In a game of few chances, neither side could get the goal as the game stretched into extra times and then penalties. The Bayana Bayana lost two of […]

Video: Super Falcon beat Cameroon in PK shootout for a place in the African Women Nations Cup finals in Ghana – set to play South Africa – Earns 2019 World Cup ticket in France

By Ijeoma Okigbo igeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the final of the Total 2018 CAF African Women Nations Cup final, edging Cameroon 4-2 in penalty shootout.The first semifinal game of the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) played at the Accra Sports Stadium, which saw the Indomitable Lionesses dominating the proceedings, ended 0-0 […]

African Women’s Cup: Nigeria, Cameroon to clash in semi-finals in Accra

Holders Nigeria ran riot against Equatorial Guinea to book their place in the semi-finals of the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana as South Africa sealed their place from Group B with a draw against Zambia. A first half hat-trick from Asisat Oshoala helped Nigeria win 6-0 in Cape Coast on Saturday as South […]

Nigeria draw 1-1 with South Africa in Johannesburg, qualifies for 2019 Africa cup of Nations

The Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday drew 1-1 with hosts South Africa in Johannesburg to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon in June. Nigeria opened scoring after nine minutes when a solo run by Samuel Kalu saw his shot being deflected in by South African defender Buhle Mkhwanazi. The […]

Former Super Falcons player, Ajuma Otache, dies

Ajuma Otache, a Super Falcons midfielder, has died. She was aged 33. According to the verified Twitter handle of the National Football Federation, @thenff, Otache died on Saturday. The NFF expressed sadness at the news of her death and sympathised with her young family. Otache won the 2014 African Women Cup of Nations with the […]

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