Category: Sports

It’s Not Over: NFF crisis bubbles as Maigari Meets With 23 State FAs, declared substantive President

Confusion has enveloped Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as its impeached President, Aminu Maigari, is still calling the shots. Maigari in his bid to stave off the...

Was Nigeria’s Victor Moses move from Wigan to Chelsea Career Suicidal?

Victor Moses was a curious signing for Chelsea when they paid around £9 million to bring him to the club from Wigan. Moses is Nigerian but does register as home-grown...

Jose Mourinho explains why he let go of £35m rated Romelu Lukaka to Everton

Jose Mourinho has suggested that Romelu Lukaku lacked motivation at Chelsea prior to his €35 million move to Everton. The Belgium international was unveiled as a...

Federation Cup: Obi Ogbala backs Nasarawa Amazons to dim Sunshine Queens in Lokoja

Former Nasarawa Amazon coach, Obi Ogbala has tipped the side to win the Federation Cup semifinal showdown against Sunshine Queens on Friday at the Confluence Stadium,...

NFF in advance talks with Stephen Keshi over Eagles’ contract extension

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed that it won’t be able to pay coach Stephen Keshi the 10million Naira monthly salary he has asked for in order to...

FA Cup: Sunshine Queens to avenge 2013 Nasarawa Amazons defeat in Lokoja

Sunshine Queens FC has expressed determination to overcome their league counterparts Nasarawa Amazons as avenge their Federation Cup defeat in 2013 at the Confluence...

Glasgow2014 C/W Games: Team Nigeria clinches gold in wrestling, as Nigeria, Singapore clash in mixed doubles of table tennis

Team Nigeria improved its rating at the ongoing 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games after Odunayo Adekuoroye clinched gold medal in the women’s freestyle 53kg. Also,...

Former Flying Eagles captain Odion Ighalo joins Watford

Former Nigeria U-21 captain Odion Ighalo has teamed up with English Championship side Watford on a loan deal from Granada. This was disclosed after passing a medical at...

Glasgow 2014: I am ready to face anybody in Glasgow, says Onaolapo

Former junior sensation, Ojo Onaolapo believes the victory over India’s Sharath Achanta has boosted his confident to tackle any opponent in Scotland. Onaolapo caused...

Nigeria Players Association holds Exco Meeting on Saturday in Umuahia

The Association of Professional Footballers of Nigeria, APFON, will holds its Executive Committee meeting on 2nd of August 2014 in Umuahia, Abia State. According to...

CAF U17 AYC: Golden Eaglets to play DR Congo in Abeokuta

The Nigeria Football Federation has changed the venue of the African U17 Championship qualifier second round second leg tie between the Golden Eaglets and Les Leopards...

Kogi-born Ojo Olorunleke target Cup glory with Giwa FC

Giwa FC goalkeeper Ojo Olorunleke has stated that his sole ambition in Federation Cup is to win this year’s competition ahead of his side’s semifinal match...

Glassgow 2014 C/W Games: Team Nigeria Rakes in 9 medals, ranked 11th on medals table

Team Nigeria has garnered nine medals to lace 11th on the overall medals table at the ongoing 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. Nigeria’ which is now...

Glasgow 2014 C/W Games: Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha fails drugs test

The 16-year-old Nigerian won the gold medal in the 53kg competition on Saturday (July 26) but tested positive shortly afterwards. The athlete has now requested a B...