Nigeria Beat Burkina Faso to Win WAFU Zone B Under-17 Championship

Five-time world champions Golden Eaglets on Friday edged the Young Stallions of Burkina Faso 2-1 to win the WAFU B Under-17 Championship at the Cape Coast Stadium in Ghana. Victory for Nigeria came barely few weeks after they claimed the WAFU B Under-20 Championship. Then, they had beaten neighbours Republic of Benin in Niger Republic […]

African Cup Qualifier: Nigeria almost spelt Sao Tome and Principe with a 10-0 defeat

(NNP) The Super Eagles today decimated the island nation of Sao Tome and Principe in the ongoing African Nations Cup qualifier. The match which took place in Sao Tome and Principe, saw Eagles’ goal poacher Victor Osimhen, opening the scoring in the 9th minute and scoring three more times in the 48, 65, and 84th […]

Nigeria 2-1 Sierra Leone LIVE! Osimhen goal – AFCON qualifier result, match stream and latest updates today

Alex Iwobi and Victor Osimhen helped Nigeria overcome an impressive Sierra Leone in their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Thursday. While the hosts raced into an early lead following a goal from Jonathan Morsay and threatened to make matters worse by hitting the post minutes later, individual quality paid off. Indeed, the Super Eagles […]

Flying Eagles beat Ghana 2-0 in U20 AFCON qualifying tournament

Flying Eagles. nigeriafootball/ Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, defeated their Ghanaian counterparts 2-0 in the opening match of Group B of the WAFU B U20 Championship in Niamey, yesterday. The win gave the boys all three points and a foot in the semifinals of the competition from where the zone’s flagbearers in next year’s Africa […]

U.S. drops charges against Nigerian sprint queen Blessing Okagbare

• Oduduru’s ‘disappearance’ worries NigeriansThere were strong indications yesterday that the United States may have dropped ‘all charges’ against Nigerian sprinter, Blessing Okagbare, who is serving a 10-year ban over drugs offences. Okagbare was provisionally suspended for testing positive for human growth hormone in July 2021, just hours before her 100m semifinals at Tokyo Olympics. She […]

Super Falcons held to 2-2 draw against Canada

Super Falcons held to 2-2 draw against Canada By Emmanuel Okogba Nigeria’s Super Falcons were on Tuesday morning held to a 2-2 draw by Olympic champions, Canada in the second of their two legged friendly in Victoria. Nigeria lost by two goals in the first leg played on Saturday in Vancouver. NJ/NY Gotham FC forward, […]

Ghana Black Stars sneak into 2022 World Cup after 1-1 tie with Super Eagles in Abuja

(NNP) The Black Stars of Ghana sneaked into the 2022 Qatar World Cup after holding Nigeria to a 1-1 tie in Abuja in the second leg. The first leg ended in goalless tie in Kumasi on March 25. The Black Stars bagged the ticket on away goal advantage having scored the first goal early in […]

Qatar 2022 WCQ: FG orders offices close in Abuja in support of Super Eagles against Ghana

(NNP) The Federal Government today announced the closure of all federal offices in Abuja from noon in light of the decisive World Cup match between the Super Eagles and Black Stars of Ghana slated for today, March 29. The two teams played to a goalless draw in Kumasi on March 25. The result means that […]

Sam Adekugbe helps Canada qualify for 2022 World Cup after 36-year absence

Qatar 2022 World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria hold Ghana to a goalless draw in Kumasi

(NNP) The Nigerian Super Eagles held Ghana to a goalless draw at the Baba Yara stadium in Kumasi in the first of two-leg encounter. The Black Stars gave a good account of themselves in the first half with four corners to Super Eagles’ one and a 67% to 33% possession. The Super Eagles came alive […]

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