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  • Pinnick Picks Asaba 2018 Role

    March 19, 2018 11:15 AM 19

    Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships Solomon Ogba has named the Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick as the head of the Special Duties Sub-Committee for the event. Ogba, in a statement by the head of the Media and Publicity Sub-Committee Olukayode Thomas, said the Delta

  • Abraham Demoted To England U-21s; Lookman, Solanke, Ejaria Get Invitation

    March 16, 2018 1:04 PM 37

    The striker who refused Nigeria’s advances for a chance with England seniors, Tammy Abraham, has been demoted to the England Under-21s. Abraham, born to Nigerian parents, chose The English National team last year after Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick met with the Swansea striker and offered him a spot in the World Cup-bound Super

  • Super Eagles Get Ebuehi Boost As Defender Returns From Injury

    March 16, 2018 10:39 AM 26

    Nigeria head coach Gernot Rorh has been received a good news of this month’s friendly matches against Poland and Serbia with the return to training of right-back Tyronne Ebuehi. Ebuehi picked up a groin injury while in action for his Dutch club ADO Den Haag in an Eredivisie clash against NAC Breda last Saturday. His injury was confirmed by ADO Den Haag Tuesday

  • Ajiboye: Playing In Kano Won’t Affect Plateau United From Defeating Etoile

    March 16, 2018 8:53 AM 25

    Plateau United goalkeeper, Dele Ajiboye claims that venue changes from Jos base to the Sani Abacha stadium in Kano would have no effect on the Nigerian representatives from securing a vital win in their CAF Champions League first round, second leg fixture against Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel on Sunday. The Nigerian champions who were defeated in the first

  • FIFA Rankings: Nigeria maintains 52nd, Poland Rise; Serbia, Argentina Remain Static

    March 15, 2018 10:46 AM 39

    The Super Eagles have not moved in the latest FIFA World Rankings released on Thursday on FIFA’sofficial website as the Nigerian side remain 52nd in the world. Also, the Eagles maintain their position in Africa sitting still on the 7th position in the continent. Poland who will challenge Eagles in an international friendly on March 23rd, are the only movers

  • Sky Sports Suspends Pundit Carragher

    March 14, 2018 12:12 PM 33

    Jamie Carragher has been placed on suspension from his £1million-a-year Sky Sports job until the end of the season after he admitted to have spat at a family from his car. The football analyst will be off the tv show with Sky until at least May as it was revealed that police are planning to question him for the mess he got himself into. Carragher’s

  • Onazi Aims Europa League Spot After Trabzonspor Win

    March 13, 2018 2:14 PM 43

    Nigeria midfielder Ogenyi Onazi insists Trabzonspor must get back to their winning games in the Turkish Super Lig if they are to actualy qualify for next season’s UEFA Europa League. Trabzonspor last featured in the UEFA Europa League in the 2011/12 season where the couldn’t get past the group stage of the competition. Onazi and his teammates bounced

  • Neymar Out Of Brazil’s Friendlies Against Russia, Germany

    March 12, 2018 4:36 PM 30

    Brazilian coach Tite on Monday made the best of injured star Neymar’s forced absence by introducing new names into the national squad for friendlies against Russia and Germany. Those games on March 23 and 27 will be Brazil’s last warm-ups before moving straight to Sochi, southern Russia, for the World Cup starting June 14. The talent-packed side’s preparations

  • Mourinho Not Sure Of Pogba’s Return

    March 12, 2018 12:18 PM 28

    Jose Mourinho is not sure whether Paul Pogba will be up for Tuesday’s crunch Champions League clash with Sevilla. Pogba recovered from illness to be in the squad that day and is now fighting to be I the starting line up for return leg having missed Saturday’s 2-1 win over Liverpool with an injury sustained in training on the eve of the game. The France

  • Enyimba Shine, Akwa Fumbles

    March 8, 2018 1:45 PM 36

    The very early two goals in the game gave the former African champions a valuable result which will give them a good balance in the second leg match on March 18. The Aba side who drew bye in the preliminary round owing to their record on the continent took the lead through an own goal by Aime Santou after three minutes. Austin Oladapo utilised Stanley