Sports reporter apologises for racist comments against a Super Eagles player during Nigeria vs Iceland match

MIDDLE EASTERN broadcaster beIN Sports has issued an apology after a commentator was accused of alleged racism. It’s claimed that former French professional footballer Gregory Paisley made an allegedly offensive comment during Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland on Friday. Reportedly talking about Leicester’s Wilfred Ndidi, Paisley allegedly said: “[He] should take a Banania.” Banania is […]

2018 World Cup: Ex-Eagles Press Officer speaks on Uzoho’s real age

Colin Udoh, the former press officer of the Super Eagles, has added his voice to the ongoing controversy over the real age of Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho. Uzoho claims to be 19 years old. Udoh took to his Twitter handle on Tuesday to share a picture of Uzoho at 14 in 2013 at the […]

World Cup 2018: Argentina coach plots Nigeria downfall without Messi

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli is reportedly planning changes for his team’s crucial match against  Nigeria in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Sampaoli, who has come under immense pressure as the two-time world champions risk an early exit from the Russia 2018 World Cup following their 1-1 draw against Iceland and a 3-0 defeat by Croatia,  has been putting his […]

The Eagles who will make Nigeria proud

Yes, yours sincerely calls them the “gladiators”; because one is sure they will stretch every muscle, they will contest for every ball, they will run on the field for all of ninety minutes, fighting very hard for Nigeria, during the World cup competition. They will certainly make their shirts wet, very wet, as they play […]

World Cup: Nigeria will get to semi-finals, magical pig predicts

In a case reminiscent of the psychic octopus named Paul, which made accurate predictions in the 2010World Cup, another magical animal, this time, a pig named Mystic Marcus, has predicted that Nigeria, alongside Belgium, Uruguay and Argentina, will progress to the Semi-finals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup starting on Thursday in Russia. Mystic Marcus […]

Eagles drop in FIFA rankings

Prestige Otaben The Super Eagles dropped from 47 to 48 in the June world rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. Nigeria could not maintain their spot in May due to losses from their pre-World Cup friendlies and slid down a spot in June. The Eagles could only win one of their last five friendly matches […]

Fans criticise Victor Moses following Nigeria’s 0-1 loss to Czech Republic

Football fans have criticised Victor Moses on social media following Nigeria’s 0-1 loss to Czech Republic in their friendly match in Austria on Wednesday. According to some of the fans, Moses’ performance in the match was below average, saying the Chelsea star failed to create scoring chances. FcNaija reports that some of the fans believe the […]

5 life lessons I learnt from UEFA Champions League finals between real Madrid and Liverpool- By Leke Ademo

By Leke Ademo | NNP | June 2, 2018 – The Champions League finals have come and gone, but there remains memories that would linger on for a while. The game saw Liverpool get defeated by the defending champions who defended their title for the third consecutive time. There are however lessons to learn from the […]

Nigerians drafted in the 2018 NFL (American football)

Uchenna Nwosu Nigerian Americans NFL draft 2018 Uchenna Nwosu The Los Angles Chargers selected linebacker Uchenna Nwosu with the 48th pick in the 2018 draft. He went to school at University of Southern California. Initially Nwosu had difficulty deciding whether he wanted to play football. He played some middle school ball, but quit and did not play […]

Rohr expects Mikel to be fit for World Cup

Rohr expects Mikel to be fit for World Cup Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr said he expects captain, John Obi Mikel to be fit for the World Cup despite playing in Chinese League. The Chinese Super League may not be one of the most competitive leagues in the world but the German tactician has pointed […]

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