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 […]

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 […]

27 Years after: Buhari allocates houses to 1994 Super Eagles squad, African nations cup winners

The 1994 class of Super Eagles have been acknowledged as one of the greatest teams to come out of Africa. PHOTO: AFP. By Terhemba Daka, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved allocation of 3-bedroom houses to the Super Eagles Squad that won the African Cup of Nations in Tunis, Tunisia, in 1994, making real a promise […]

Samson Siasia’s life ban from football reduced to 5 years; backdated to 2019

Samson Siasia Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia’s life-ban from football for bribery has been reduced to five years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS. The 53-year-old was initially sanctioned in 2019 by Fifa for agreeing to “receive bribes in relation to the manipulation of matches.” Siasia appealed against the ban with football’s governing […]

Rivers United coach Eguma, kidnapped, Plateau stadium manager killed

Coach Stanley Eguma By Isa Abdulsalami Ahovi with agency reports •NOC mourns former scribe, William Boyd Rivers United Football Club were thrown into confusion on Tuesday when news broke that their manager, Stanley Eguma, have been abducted by unknown bandits. Also on Monday in Jos, unknown gunmen killed the assistant stadium General Manager at the Rwang […]

TRANSFERS: Victor Moses, Gervinho, other deals you might have missed

Victor Moses being unveiled by Russian club, Spartak Moscow Gianluigi Donnarumma is still only 22 years old but somehow has already made 250 appearances for AC Milan. In spite of helping them qualify for the Champions League for the first time in his fledgling career, the goalkeeper couldn’t be convinced to sign a new deal. […]

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