Category: Int’l Football

World Cup qualifier: Brahimi controversial penalty denies Super Eagles victory in Algeria

Algeria held Nigeria to a 1-1 draw in their final Russia 2018 World Cup Qualifying series at the Stade Mohamed-Hamlaoui on Friday evening. A late spot-kick from captain...

Feature: Will Amsterdam conference profit women’s coaches in Africa?

By Samuel Ahmadu Ahead of November 6 conference for Uefa women’s national teams’ coaches in the Netherlands, will the attendance of an Caf representative...

U20WWCQ: Falconets to leave Lagos for Morocco on Thursday

Nigeria U20 women team will fly out of the country to Sale on Thursday, November 2 for their Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier clash against Morocco on Sunday....

Ogonna Chukwudi fires Kristianstad to victory over Limhamn Bunkeflo

Ogonna Chukwudi netted the winner as Kristianstad secured a 2-0 win over 10-woman Limhamn Bunkeflo in a Swedish Damallsvenskan game on Sunday evening. The hosts took the...

Ini Umotong snatches point for Brighton women

Ini-abasi Umotong’s goal helped Brighton & Hove Albion women to a 2-2 draw with Oxford United Women in an English Women’s Super League 2 encounter on...

‘It’s a great feeling to score’ – Bursaspor’s Mikel Agu on scoring against Antalyaspor

Mikel Agu says ‘it’s a great feeling’ after finding the net in Bursaspor’s 4-0 hammering of Antalyaspor in Turkish Super Lig game on Sunday. The...

Carabao Cup Q/F draw: Manchester Utd visit Bristol City as Chelsea host Bournemouth

Holders Manchester United will travel to Bristol City in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup while Chelsea will host Bournemouth. United, who defeated Swansea City 2-0...

Nigeria Football Federation budgets N6.38 billion for World Cup, others in 2018

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)’s 2018 budget of N6.38 billion was approved yesterday at its Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Jos, Plateau State capital. The...

Cameroon get new acting FA ahead of World Cup qualifier clash with Nigeria

FIFA has appointed a normalisation committee to run the Cameroonian Football Association (FECAFOOT) for the second time in four years as the Indomitable lions face...

Nigeria U20 Women Resume Camp for World Cup Qualifier against Tanzania

Newly–appointed Nigeria U-20 WNT head coach Chris Danjuma has released a list of 30 players to report to camp ahead of the side’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup...

CNN Features #ArsenalDay Event in Okene as Fans Talk Up Gunners EPL Title Chance

Every year for the past decade five local government areas in Kogi state, Nigeria has come together to celebrate Arsenal Day, a two-day celebration of Arsenal football...

Miedema’s brace inspires Netherlands to Women’s Euro 2017 glory

Hosts Netherlands claimed UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 glory in thrilling fashion with a 4-2 final victory over Denmark at Twente Stadion. Vivianne Miedema was the hero...

‘Heroes get remembered, Legends never die’ – Football remembers Rasheed Yekini

It was five years ago today, on May 4, 2012, that Nigeria’s greatest striker Rasheed Yekini died. The gangling forward scored 37 goals in 58 appearances for the Super...

Nigeria’s Vincent Enyeama ruled out of the season due to injury for Lille

Vincent Enyeama will not feature again for Lille this season due to injured knee, the French topflight outfit has confirmed. The goalkeeper ruptured his knee in his...

Yobe Desert Stars 2-0 Kogi United: Dajibir and Usman’s goal silence Confluence Boys

Kogi United crumbled to a 2-0 defeat against Yobe Desert Stars in a Nigeria National League Week Six clash on Saturday. Goals from Mohammed Dajibir and Abdullahi Usman...