Eagles move up in FIFA rankings

TOP HEADLINES   Idris Adesina Nigeria moved up a spot from the 39th to 38th position in the latest FIFA Rankings released by the world football body on Thursday. The three-time African champions also moved up a place from the seventh position they occupied last month to the sixth position on the continent. The Super […]

Picture: Rashidi Yekini’s daughter, Yemisi, graduates with distinction in UK

YEMISI Yekini, one of the two daughters left behind by the Nigeria’s all-time Super Eagles’ highest goal scorer, Rashidi Yekini, last week graduated from Dumonforte University in Leicester City, the United Kingdom with distinction. She finished as the second best overall student of her graduating set. The first born of the late goal-king who read […]

Russia 2018: Abedi tips Eagles to fly over Indomitable Lions

By Chidera Akalonu Ghanian soccer legend, Abedi Pele has tipped Super Eagles to beat Cameroon in September’s back-to-back Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The Super Eagles are currently on top of Group B table with 6 points from two matches with the Indomitable Lions managing just 2 points from two matches. And the former Ghana […]

Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, threatens to resign

Gernot Rohr • Cites interference by NFF Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr is said to be seriously considering his position as head coach of the Nigerian national team and may tender his resignation as early as next week when he meets with the Nigerian federation leadership in Morocco during the CAF meetings. The Franco-German […]

French club Lille sack Vincent Enyeama, 10 others via text

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama is one of 11 players who have been told they are no longer required by new Lille coach Marcelo Bielsa. The French club’s new Argentine boss has also sent messages to Zambia’s Stoppila Sunzu, Tunisia’s Naim Sliti and Ivory Coast’s Junior Tallo saying they are not part of his […]

2019 AFCON Qualifier: South Africa Thrash Eagles in Uyo

By New Nigerian Politics Sports Writer  South Africa today in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital, achieved the unbelievable, a dream result with a sound defeat of the Super Eagles by a 2-0 margin. Both goals were scored in the second half with a very unmotivated Nigerian team unable to put up any resistance or […]

Zimbabwe: Man loses 22-year-old wife to football ‘bet’

  A Zimbabwean man lost his wife after wagering her in a football bet. Charles Jambaya, 26, had pledged his 22-year-old wife Caroline Shumba to another man over the UEFA Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus. Jambaya made a verbal agreement with 30-year-old Eugene Gumbo that if Juventus lose the encounter he would […]

Zambia U20 World Cup: African Champions, Zambia stuns Germany in thriller

Emmanuel Banda of Zambia celebrates scoring African champions, Zambia left it late to see off Germany 4-3 in a pulsating second round encounter at the on-going U-20 world cup in South Korea. Both sides failed to find their groove in the opening period during a disjointed first half, but there was one moment of sublime […]

Photos: Ahmed Musa remarries after divorcing wife

By Emmanuel Okogba Super Eagles striker Ahmed Musa has married the lady who allegedly brought to end his first marriage. Musa who returned to Abuja on Tuesday for the wedding is set to start a new life with his new bride identified as Juliet. His divorced wife, Jamila is reportedly back in Kano state with […]

Iheanacho dismisses City exit talks

Iheanacho dismisses City exit talks     Kelechi Iheanacho is ignoring the speculation over his future and intends to start next season as a Manchester City player. Speculation has increased over the striker’s future after he slipped down the pecking order at City following the arrival of Gabriel Jesus in January. Premier League sides West […]

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