Category: Int’l 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...

Nigeria-born Ugo Ehiogu and Tottenham U23 coach dies, aged 44

Nigeria-born English football is in mourning following the sudden death of former Aston Villa defender Ugo Ehiogu at the age of 44. Ehiogu, who had been working as a...

Rivers Angels’ Oshinachi Ohale joins Sweden’s Vittsjo GIF

Nigeria international Oshinachi Ohale has joined Vittsjo GIK from the Nigeria Women Premier League champions, Rivers Angels. The Super Falcons defender has penned down a...

Quadri, Toriola & Oshonaike top Nigeria squad for 2017 ITTF World Championships

The Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) has named a strong seven-man team for this year’s ITTF World Championships holding in Dusseldorf, Germany on May 29 to June...

Zesco United 3-0 Enugu Rangers (Agg: 5-2): Flying Antelopes crash out of Confederation Cup

[contextly_auto_sidebar Zesco United matched their 2-2 draw with Enugu Rangers to inflict a 5-2 aggregate pummelling upon the embattled reigning Nigeria champions at...

Nigeria Women Premier League Week 3 Preview: Title holders, Rivers Angels face Robo

The 2016/2017 Nigeria Women Premier League enters week three on Wednesday with defending champions Rivers Angels will host youthful FC Robo Queens at the Yakubu Gowon...

New Caf President Ahmad Ahmad Steps Aside As Madagascar FA Boss

New President of Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad has resigned his post as Madagascar Football Association boss and has handed over his vice president Doda...

‘Imama can’t be problem’ – Twitter reacts to Enugu Rangers’ title-winning coach sacking

Football fans, especially in Nigeria have expressed their disappointment at Imama Amapakabo’s sacking by Enugu Rangers. The reigning Nigerian league champions...

Kogi United 2-1 Jigawa G’ Stars: Tony Wilson’s goal gets Abdulrahman off to winning start

Kogi United bounced back from a goal down to secure a comeback 2-1 victory over Jigawa Golden Stars in a Week Four encounter on Saturday. Micheal Bolaji’s strike...

Wilfred Ndidi scores first English Premier League goal for Leicester City

Wilfred Ndidi scored his first English Premier League goal for Leicester City in their 2-0 triumph over Stoke City at the King Power Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The...

Nigeria’s Olympic Bronze Medalist Emmanuel Daniel Joins S’ Africa’s Orlando Pirates

According to reports, Orlando Pirates have completed the signing of Nigerian goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel. The 23-year-old reportedly signed a pre-contract with the...

See Sharing Formula as Fifa Reveals Proposed Slots Allotted to Various Continents

The ins and outs of the new competition – which will increase in size from 2026 onwards – are still being ironed out, but things moved a step closer on...