Super Eagles AFCON qualifiers dates confirmed


 200  Hanifat Mustapha The Nigeria Football Federation have officially confirmed the dates and kickoff times for the Super Eagles final 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. This came through via the official Twitter handle of the team in the early hours of Wednesday. “This March, we are soaring high. Check out the confirmed dates for […]

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Kano Pillars, Plateau United Crash Out of Caf Competitions


 3,836  Saturday’s action in the CAF Champions League and CAF Confederation Cup saw exits for Nigerian sides Plateau United and Kano Pillars respectively, as part of 14 matches played across the continent. Plateau United put in a solid showing to draw 0-0 away to Tanzanian heavyweights Simba, but it was not enough to overturn a […]

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FIFA Approves Maternity Leave For Women Footballers


 1,092  Professional women footballers are to be guaranteed maternity leave under new rules approved by FIFA on Friday, the global football body’s president Gianni Infantino said. Under the new rules, approved by the decision-making FIFA Council on Friday, a player will be given 14 weeks maternity leave and her club will be obliged to reintegrate […]

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Breaking: Maradona Dies @ 60 After Suffering Heart Attack


 4,757  Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack. The Gimnasia coach had been hospitalised at the start of November, days after celebrating the landmark birthday, after complaining of low spirits and fatigue. Tests at the La Plata clinic revealed a blood clot on the […]

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Super Eagles: Hold Rohr to Higher Standards – Ministry


 454  The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has given the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) the marching orders to hold Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr to the higher standards contained his contract following the team’s dismal two-leg draw against the Sierra Leonean side in the AFCON qualifier. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, […]

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‘No Basis To Sack Gernot Rohr’ – Pinnick


 269  By Taiwo Ibrahim Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick has revealed that Gernot Rohr is not likely to lose his job as the head coach of the Super Eagles. The former Burkina Faso gaffer has come under fire for Super Eagles’ poor performances in recent times especially the Afcon qualifiers double-header against Sierra Leone. […]

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Ali Daei Hopes Ronaldo Smash Goal Record


 208  Adeleye Akinbade-Ojo All time topscorer in International football Ali Daei has said he hopes Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo reaches his goal record. “I sincerely hope that Cristiano Ronaldo will reach my goal record for the national team.” The Iranian uttered those words after Ronaldo scored twice against Andorra during the International break […]

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How Super Eagles Capitulated Against Sierra Leone


 382  Sierra Leone produced a stunning fightback to hold Nigeria to a 4-4 draw in a 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City on Friday evening. The Super Eagles raced into a four-goal lead before the half-hour mark, but the Leone Stars scored on the cusp of halftime […]

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Former Arsenal Star Song Unveiled By Djiboutian Club AS Arta Solar 7


 364  By Taiwo Ibrahim Former Arsenal and Barcelona midfielder, Alex Song has sealed a shock move to Djiboutian club AS Arta Solar 7. The 33-year-old has signed a two-year contract with the club and he was unveiled on Thursday. Song has endured a torrid time since his move to Barcelona, he has been unable to kick […]

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Saka Appreciates Kane For National Team Role


 228  Adeleye Akinbade-Ojo Arsenal sensation Bukayo Saka has expressed gratitude to North-London rival, Harry Kane for his role in helping him to settle in the national team. The Gunners No.7 who has been stellar for Arsenal since his debut for Arsenal 2 years ago said at the press conference: ”All the boys have been so […]

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