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Nigeria, DR Congo International Friendly To Go Ahead

4 days ago /
Sports  

Nigeria's Minister Of Sports Solomon Dalung says the international friendly match between Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo will go ahead despite concerns about the outbreak of Ebola disease in DRC.

Nigeria Releases Names Of 30-Man Squad For Russia World Cup

1 week ago /
Sports  

The Nigeria football federation, NFF, has released a thirty man provisional super eagles list ahead of the 2018 FIFA world cup in Russia.

Nigeria Climb Five Spots On FIFA Ranking

1 month ago /
Sports  

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up five spots from 52nd to 47th position on the latest FIFA world ranking for April.

UNIBEN Honours NFF President Pinnick, Others For Sports Excellence

1 month ago /
Sports  

The university of Benin on Tuesday, held a sports award ceremony in Benin city, Edo state, south south Nigeria to celebrate and honour students, staff and alumni of the institution for their immense contributions to the development of sports in the school and Nigeria.

International Friendly: Nigeria Set To Meet Serbia

1 month ago /
Sports  

Barely four days after the Super Eagles defeated their Polish opponents in an international friendly, the Eagles are set to take on another European side, Serbia, ranked number 34 in the world.

Nigeria VS Poland friendly Match Predicted line-ups

2 months ago /
Sports  

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Friday, March 23 face Poland in a friendly game which serves as a warm-up match ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Victor Moses Arrives Eagles Camp In Poland

2 months ago /
Sports  

Chelsea fC’s wing back Victor Moses has joined the super eagles camp in Wroclaw for the international friendly against Poland on Friday.

Senate Wades Into Threat By AMCOM To Seize Kanu Nwankwo's Hotel

3 months ago /
Nation 

Senate has asked its committee on banking to immediately begin investigation into moves by the assets management corporation of Nigeria {AMCOM} to take over hadley suite hotel, property of Nigeria’s former super eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo.

Morocco Defeats Nigeria To Clinch African Nations Championship Title

3 months ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s quest for a maiden African Nations Championship title will wait for another two years after the home-based Super Eagles lost on Sunday night to Morroco. The Super Eagles lost four goals to nil against Morocco in the final of the tournament which was played in Casablanca city, Morroco. Zakaria Hadraf put ...

President Buhari Celebrates Super Eagles For Defeating Sudan

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari,  has joined millions of football-loving Nigerians in celebrating the dogged performance of the home-based Super Eagles  on their victory over Sudan in the semi-final of the 2018 Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Marrakesh, Morocco. The congratulatory message was contained in a statement signed by his Special...

2018 CHAN: Nigeria Beat Angola To Qualify For Semi-Finals

3 months ago /
Sports  

Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles have qualified for the semi-finals of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). The Eagles advanced to the next stage of the tournament on Sunday after battling from a goal down to beat Angola in Morocco. Eagles looked on the way out of the tournament until Lobi Stars forward...

2018 CHAN: Eagles Beat Equatorial Guinea To Reach Quarter-Finals

4 months ago /
Sports  

Nigeria has qualified for the quarter-final of the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco after coming from a goal down to thrash Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in Agadir. The Super Eagles created useful chances in each of their first two matches against Rwanda and Libya, but had only Sunday Faleye’s 79th-minute winner...

Google Honours ‘The Big Boss’ Stephen Keshi

4 months ago /
Sports  

The former Super Eagles captain and coach, Stephen Keshi, has been honoured with a Google doodle on his posthumous birthday on Tuesday, January 23. Popularly called the ‘Big Boss, Google honoured him on its search page with a caricature wearing the Nigerian number four jersey and another wearing a face cap...

 

Again, Super Eagles Drop In FIFA Rankings

5 months ago /
Sports  

A ‘boardroom’ defeat led Nigeria to drop one place to ninth in the FIFA Africa rankings for December released Thursday.  Nigeria had a 1-1 World Cup qualifying draw in Algeria last month changed to a 3-0 defeat by FIFA officials after they fielded suspended Abdullahi Shehu. The result did not affect on...

Super Eagles World Cup Preparation To Gulp N3bn

5 months ago /
Sports  

Minister of youth and sports development Solomon Dalung has assured Nigerians of government's determination to assisting the super eagles stage a successful outing in the 2018 FIFA world cup in Russia.  Speaking to state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja, Dalung said...

Gernot Rohr Hopes Kevin Akpoguma Will Choose Nigeria Over Germany

6 months ago /
Sports  

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr hopes former German youth international Kevin Akpoguma decides to play for his team. This comes after the manager was in Europe to embark on a scouting mission last weekend where he watched the Bundesliga clash between Hoffenheim and Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday. Rohr revealed his delight after...

FG Hails Super Eagles World Cup Qualification

6 months ago /
Nation  Sports  

The federal executive council has received with excitement, news of Nigeria’s qualification for the 2018 FIFA world cup to be hosted by Russia.  The council also expressed happiness over the improved form of the super eagles which saw them defeat Argentina by four goals to two in an international friendly game...

CAF To Consider Nigerian Proposal For World Cup Friendlies

6 months ago /
Sports  

The Confederation of African Football will meet soon to discuss a proposal for African World Cup qualifiers to play friendlies during the FIFA window in March, a Nigerian official said Tuesday. Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia will be Africa’s five flag bearers at Russia next year. However, all five teams will...

Oliseh Wins Best Trainer Award

6 months ago /
Sports  

Sunday Oliseh has been named as the best trainer for the first stanza of Dutch Jupiler league. The former Super Eagles coach and captain will receive the bronze bull award after leading Fortuna Sittard to 3rd on the log in the Netherlands’ second tier. Oliseh’s record this season stands at six wins,...

Algeria Vs Nigeria: Rohr Invites More Players

6 months ago /
Sports  

Former youth international and winner of the 2013 FIFA under seventeen world cup, Chidebere Nwakali and Deportivo La Coruna of Spain goalkeeper, Francis Uzoh, have been handed their first super eagles call-up. Head coach Gernot Rohr released a twenty-four man list ahead of the 2018 world cup qualifier against Algeria in...


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