Shame that Kanu, Okocha didn’t get 100 caps with Super Eagles – Enyeama

Former Nigeria goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has said it is a shame that former players like Austin Okocha, Peter Rufai, and Nwankwo Kanu, didn’t play at least 100 matches for the national team. In the seven decades history of international football, only two players have a century of caps for the senior national team – Enyeama […]

FIFA rubbishes NFF record on Ahmed Musa’s caps

FIFA rubbishes NFF record on Ahmed Musa’s caps FIFA has disputed claims by the Nigerian Football Federation that Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa has made 100 appearances for the national team. According to the world football governing body, Musa has featured for Nigeria in 98 games. FIFA said Musa will hit 100 caps possibly in […]

World Cup Qualifier 2022: Super Eagles Beat Cape Verde

The Super Eagles continued their 100 per cent record against Cape Verde in their second match of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers on Tuesday. The Nigerian team won the game 2-1 after staging a comeback. While Victor Osimhen scored Nigeria’s first goal in the 28th minute, the Super Eagles got their second goal through an […]

Finidi George may become Enyimba’s new coach

Nigeria Professional Football League side, Enyimba International, are in talks with former Nigeria international, Finidi George, who indications suggest could be named Technical Adviser of the club if ongoing negotiations end well. A top source at the Aba-based club confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that there have been fruitful talks with the former Ajax winger and an official […]

24 years after, Okocha’s football ‘magic’ still reverberates in Nairobi

24 years after, Okocha’s football ‘magic’ still reverberates in Nairobi By Gowon Akpodonor, who was in Nairobi Even in retirement, former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, is still worshipped by soccer fans in Kenya. In 1997, Okocha and the star-studded Super Eagles squad landed in Nairobi for their 1998 World Cup qualifier against the […]

Tokyo 2020: Anyanacho has made us proud — FUTO VC

Anyanacho has made us proud — FUTO VC Olympic Medalist, Chika Chukwumerije and Tokyo 2020 debut Olympic Elizabeth Anyanacho paid a courtesy visit to the Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Prof. Mrs. Nnenna Oti. The duo, who were accompanied by the Commissioner of Sports in Imo state, Hon. Ogu Daniel Chike were received […]

BREAKING: Ese Brume wins Nigeria’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics

  Nigeria’s Long jumper Ese Brume has won the country’s first medal at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics clinching bronze in the final event of the women’s long jump. She jumped  6.97 meters and came just short of 0.3 of Germany’s Malaika Mihambo’s 7.00 meters and American Brittney Reese’s 6.97 meters. Brume came behind Brittney […]

Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria guaranteed medal as Oborududu qualifies for wrestling final

By Editor Team Nigeria now has a chance to clinch a medal at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics as Blessing Oborodudu has qualified for the women’s Wrestling Freestyle 68 kg gold medal contest. Oborodudu qualified for the final after a semi-final victory over Mongolia’s Battsetseg Soronzonbold. The Nigerian wrestler defeated her opponent 7-2. Oborodudu’s qualification means […]

ESPN’s Stephen Smith apologises to Nigerian basketball team for mocking their names

ESPN’s Stephen Smith apologises to Nigerian basket ball team for mocking their names By Abisola Olasupo ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith has apologised for butchering the names of members of the Nigerian basketball team during a rant on a TV show “First Take” following the team’s win over USA on Saturday. Smith also apologised to the Asian […]

USA: Mexico whitewash Super Eagles 4-0 in international friendly

(NNP) Nigerian Super Eagles yesterday, July 3rd, suffered a devastating 4-0 loss to Mexico in an international friendly played in Los Angeles, USA. Goals from the Mexican side came very quickly in the 2nd and 4th minutes in the first half with two more coming in the 52nd and 78th minutes to seal the fate […]

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