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SUPER EAGLES STAR VICTOR OSIMHEN WINS MARC-VIVIEN FOE PRIZE

Super Eagles star, Victor Osimhen, has won the 2020 Marc-Vivien Foe prize, edging past compatriot, Simon Moses of Nantes and other African players. This win makes Victor Osimhen the second Nigerian to win the Marc-Vivien Foe prize after ex-Super Eagles goal keeper, Vincent Enyeama. Ever since the Nigerian star, joined …

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WORLD HEAVY WEIGHT CHAMPION ANTHONY JOSHUA SHOWS SUPPORT FOR BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT

WBA, WBO and IBF world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has shown his support for the Black Lives Matter movement by attending a protest march in his hometown. The boxing champion took to the streets of Watford last Saturday to campaign following the controversial death of African American George Floyd in …

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SUPER FALCONS BEATS ALGERIA 1-0 MOVES CLOSER TO JAPAN 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

    Nigeria Senior Women’s National Team, the Super Falcons yesterday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, defeated Algeria 1-0 to move to the second round of the Japan 2020 Olympic Games’ qualifying series on a 3-0 aggregate. The Super Falcons had last week beaten the Algerians 2-0 in Algiers to …

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NFF CONSIDERS LEGAL OPTION TO REVIEW FIFA’S BAN ON SAMSON SIASIA

By Ifesinachi Ekweme The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced that it is reviewing the recent life ban imposed on former Super Eagles player and coach Samson Siasia, by the World Football governing body -FIFA. The Football Federation said its lawyers have started to review the decision by the FIFA …

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GERNOT ROHR INVITES 23 PLAYERS FOR INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY WITH UKRAINE

        Technical Adviser to the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has called up 23 players for the international friendly with the senior national team of Ukraine scheduled for the Dnipro Arena, Kiev, on the 10th of September. The list includes other regular suspects, apart from the team’s top scorer …

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NIGERIA PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE KICKS-OFF SEPTEMBER 22,2019

After weeks of speculation and uncertainty in the Nigeria football scene, action is set to resume in the top flight next month. The 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season will officially kick off on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019. In a communication sent to NPFL teams by the chief operating officer …

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HOME BASED SUPER EAGLES TO FACE HAWKS OF TOGO IN AFRICAN NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP

  The home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria will face the Hawks of Togo in the second round of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifiers over two legs. Togo defeated Benin Republic by a goal to nil over two legs to set up the clash with Nigeria who was the 2018 …

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KANO PILLARS WINS AITEO FA CUP TITTLE AFTER 66-YEAR-LONG WAIT

  Kano pillars yesterday at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium, Kaduna, ended a 66-year-long wait for the FA Cup title when they defeated Niger Tornadoes 4-3 on penalties to clinch the 2019 AITEO Cup trophy. After a barren draw at the regulation time, the match went into penalty kicks where Pillars …

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FIFA BANS LIBERIA HASSAN BILITY FOR 10 YEARS

By Ifesinachi Ekwueme World football governing body FIFA has banned Confederation of African Football (CAF) executive committee member Musa Hassan Bility from all football-related activities for 10 years and fined 500,00 U.S dollars for breach of its code of ethics. The former Liberia FA president was found guilty of having …

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KANO PILLARS TO FACE KOTOKO, EYIMBA DRAWS RAHIM AT CAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

By Ifesinachi Ekwueme Nigeria’s representatives at next season’s CAF Champions League Kano Pillars and Enyimba of Aba have been handed tricky ties in the first preliminary round of the championship. Pillars who finished second behind Enyimba in the Super Six playoffs will face Asante Kotoko of Ghana with the first …

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