Fans hail Super Eagles 1-1 draw against Senegal

Football enthusiasts in Enugu have applauded Thursday’s 1-1 draw in the international friendly match between Super Eagles and Teranga Lions of Senegal. The enthusiasts said in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday that Nigeria’s national team was gradually bouncing back to reckoning in Africa and the world. They however expressed regret […]

Odemwingie set to join Essien in Indonesian league

Former Nigeria international striker Peter Osaze Odemwingie is reported to be on verge of becoming the next high-profile African star after Michael Essien to move to the Indonesian Liga 1. Odemwingie According to media reports in Nigeria, the former Stoke City striker has signed a pre-contract agreement with Madura United and will be unveiled later […]

First task is to audit CAF- Ahmad (new CAF president )

Ahmad is eager to being an assessment of the state of Caf Newly-appointed Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad says his first act will be to conduct an audit of the body. The Malagasy dethroned long-term Caf president Issa Hayatou on Thursday, winning the Ethiopia-based elections by 34 votes to 20. “I will go […]

Madagascar FA chief Ahmad elected as new Caf president, ends Cameroon’s Hayatou’s 29-year reign

Ahmad id the chief of African football’s governing body Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad is elected Confederation of African Football president, ending Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign.

CAF chief Issa Hayatou to face anti-monopoly charges in Egypt

Caf president Issa Hayatou is coming under increasing pressure Egypt’s general prosecution has referred Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou to the country’s Economic Court on charges of violating local anti-monopoly rules. Caf Secretary General Hicham El Amrani has also been charged. A lawyer representing both parties attended a hearing in on Monday. With […]

CAF Champions League: Rangers, Rivers Utd ready to roll

Champions League title hopefuls, Rangers International of Enugu and Rivers United will this weekend rub shoulders with the big guns as the continent’s premium, club competition enters its last-32 stage. Rangers are away in Egypt to face Zamalek while Rivers United host  Al Merrikh of Sudan in Port Harcourt in the first of two-legged encounters. […]

Victor Moses: Chelsea wing-back signs contract extension to stay at club until 2021

Victor Moses’ most recent goal came in November’s 2-1 win over Tottenham Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses has signed a two-year contract extension to commit himself to Stamford Bridge until 2021. Moses, 26, who spent the previous three seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke and West Ham respectively, has become a regular under manager Antonio Conte. […]

2026 World Cup: African nations want 10 places at expanded competition

Nigeria (pictured) and Algeria were the best performing African sides at the 2014 World Cup, reaching the last 16 Africa will be looking to double the number of places it has at an expanded World Cup from 2026. The continent’s football association presidents have told football’s world governing body Fifa they want at least 10 […]

Ideye the latest African to move to China

Brown Ideye has signed a three-year deal at Tianjin Teda Brown Ideye has become the latest Nigerian to head to the Chinese Super League after joining Tianjin Teda. The 28-year-old has left Greek club Olympiakos to sign a three-year deal. He will play alongside Super Eagles team-mate John Mikel Obi and Gabon international Malick Evouna. […]

NFF has no knowledge of Oshoala’s move to China

Nigeria’s forward Asisat Oshoala AFP PHOTO/ANDY CLARK The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says it had no pre-knowledge about the movement of Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, to Chinese Club, Dalian Quanjian, but stated that it had nothing against the move. The African Footballer of the Year award holder left Women’s Super League One club, Arsenal […]




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