Breaking news: Football legend, Diego Maradona, dies at 60

(NNP) The world of football has been thrown into mourning with the passing of one of the most successful footballers of all times, Argentine native Diego Maradona. Maradona who won the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, died of heart attack at his home in Tigre at the age of 60. -NewNigerianPolitics

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Eagles forced to take COVID-19 test at airport in Sierra Loane hours after testing negative before arrival

Despite the negative test results obtained by members of the Super Eagles before their first leg against Sierra Leone in Benin last Friday, immigration officials at the International Airport in Lungi, Sierra Leone refused the Nigerian players and officials clearance until they underwent another round of COVID-19 test. Nigeria’s delegation had arrived in Freetown yesterday […]

Sack Rohr now, Aiyegbeni urges NFF

By Patrick Omorodion Former Super Eagles striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has lamented the poor form of the national team under the tutelage of Gernot Rohr and therefore wants the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF to sack him immediately. ADVERTISING ADVERTISING The former Everton of England forward who spoke on a Lagos radio station, Lagos Talks 91.3 FM […]

AFCON Qualifiers: Wingless Eagles grind out bore goalless draw against Sierra Leone in return-match

By Emmanuel Okogba Nigeria’s Super Eagles played out a goalless draw against Sierra Leone in the reverse fixture of the AFCON qualifying match at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown. Nigeria went into the match on the back of a disappointing 4-4 draw on Friday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, with a […]

Pictures: AFCON qualifiers: Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and his Gabon teammates slept at the Gambian International Airport on Sunday

By Michael Adeshina Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his Gabon teammates slept at the Banjul International Airport on Sunday. The Panthers were scheduled to play Gambia in Bakau on Monday and they arrived at the Banjul International Airport late on Sunday night but were delayed. According to reports, their passports were seized despite providing their […]

AFCON qualifier: Sierra Leone stage comeback to draw Eagles 4-4 in Benin

Johnny Edward and ‘Tosin Oluwalowo Nigeria played out a 4-4 draw against Sierra Leone in Friday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin. A brace from Alex Iwobi and strikes from Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze gave the Super Eagles a deserving lead after 29 minutes. But in the […]

BREAKING: CAF President Ahmad tests positive for COVID-19

Sodiq Oyeleke The President of the Confederation of African Football, Mr Ahmad Ahmad, has tested positive for COVID-19. This was contained in a statement on the website of the continental football governing body on Friday. The statement read, “The president after his arrival to Cairo on Oct. 28, presented mild flu symptoms and submitted to […]

Eguavoen’s appointment as NFF Technical Director thrills coaches

The appointment of a former Super Eagles captain and coach, Augustine Eguavoen, as the Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been commended by Nigerian coaches. Eguavoen’s elevation into the top position to oversee all technical matters in Nigerian football, was ratified at last Tuesday’s Executive Committee meeting of the country’s highest football […]

Friendly: Iheanacho scores, loses penalty as Tunisia hold Eagles in Austria

‘Tana Aiyejina The Super Eagles were held 1-1 in an international friendly played at the Austrian city of St. Veit an der Glan on Tuesday. With the result, the Super Eagles drew one and lost one of their two friendlies in Austria, after the 1-0 loss to Algeria in Klagenfurt on Friday. Striker Iheanacho received […]

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