Saturday 11 April 2015

Ex-Super Falcons star goes topless to prove she’s a woman

Many have doubted her true gender due to her muscular body, but former Super Falcons star, Cynthia Uwak went topless to clear those rumours.
The Akwa Ibom born footballer took to her Instagram to post a topless photo of herself to

Super Eagles forward dumped by Schalke 04

Super Eagles forward Chinedu Obasi  has been told by his German club Schalke 04 that is contract which will expire at the end of the current season will not be renewed.
The forward joined the Bundisliga outfit on loan in December 2011 and later made his


Nigeria international Victor Moses has returned to the treatment table after he suffered an injury which can't be explained yet.
He sustained the injury on Saturday while in action for Stoke City in a 1-1 draw with West ham and his

Edward Ofere rescues Scottish club Inverness

Edward Ofere was the hero of his Scottish Premier League side Inverness CT as he scored the equaliser in a 1-1 draw at home to Celtic.
Inverness are third on the league table with 55 points from 32 games, while Celtic lead the table with


Michael Odibe was sent off as Atryau lost 2-1 at home to Tobol Kostanay in a league match in Kazakhstan on Saturday.Odibe’s compatriot Uche Kalu opened his goals’ account in this match for his Kazakhstani club Tobol Kostanay.The former Adanaspor forward opened the scoring for the

NFF set to confirm Keshi as Super Eagles coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), is set to announce Stephen Keshi, as the coach of the Super Eagles.
NFF president, Amaju Pinnick and the general secretary, Dr. Sanusi Mohammed, are set to return to the country from the CAF Congress this week and will then make an official announcement.
With Nigeria already grouped with Egypt, Tanzania and Chad in the qualifying series for the

Friday 10 April 2015


Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has declared that Nigeria international Mikel Obi is battle ready for the Sunday's derby against QPR, but he will start from the bench.Mikel underwent a successful surgery on his knee and has been declared fully fit and ready to be involved in the Sunday EPL game as

GIANT STRIDE: NFF buys into all-inclusive match analysis software

According to , Nigeria Football Federation has made good its promise to practically assist Coaches of the various National Teams with all they need to succeed, by buying into the world-famous Prozone’s match analysis software that easily dissects players’ performances and enables a

AAG Qualifier: Falcons Victory Has Motivates Dream Team, as they arrive Zambia

Players of the national U-23 men's football team, Dream Team VI have said they are challenged by the performance of the Super Falcons to go all out for victory against Zambia and qualify for the AAG.
According to the capt of the side Erhun Obanor, the news of the 8-0 victory of the girls over

OKOCHA: Eagles have disappointed us a lot

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha has said that he was deeply worried with the performance of the national team, which he noted has been very worrisome and disappointing in recent times. For a player who used to run the rules in the midfield during his active days for nation, this damming verdict comes at a time that Nigerians are

CRY! CRY!! KESHI begs for Super Eagles Job

Coach Stephen Keshi will get his Eagles job back after begging almost on his knees. Here was once the big boss of Nigerian football, the one who seemed untouchable, who could get away with anything and not get reprimanded. But not anymore as Keshi has reportedly begged enough to be given the opportunity to coach the Super Eagles again. And we

AAG 2015 Qualifier: Super Falcons thrash Mali 8-0, qualify for All-Africa Games

Nigeria’s Super Falcons will be one of the eight teams to take part in the Women’s Football Tournament of the 11th All-Africa Games, in Congo-Brazzavile in September this year, after spanking Mali’s Senior Women Team 8-0 in the return leg of an only qualifying fixture in Abuja on Friday.
Foreign-based stars Asisat Oshoala, Desire Oparanozie and Francesca Ordega got a

Seychelles 2015: Ejo picks Olawale, Azeez, Tale, nine others for African Championship

Supersand Eagles’ Head Coach, Audu Adamu Ejo has released his list of 12 players that will wear Nigeria’s colours at the African Beach Soccer Championship taking place in the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles, April 14-19.
Team captain Isiaka Olawale tops the roster, with veterans Bartholomew Ibenegbu and

Thursday 9 April 2015

Mauritanian officials to handle Zambia, Dream Team clash

Mohamed Hamada from Mauritania will be the referee when Nigeria’s U-23 boys take on their Zambian counterparts in an 11th All-Africa Games, final round, final leg match in Lusaka on Sunday.

He will be assisted by countrymen Cheikh Mamadou Pene (1st Assistant), Boubou

Super Eagles of Nigeria fall on the Latest FIFA world ranking (See full list)

It seems the poor outings of the Super Eagles in the recent friendlies have affected their stand in the FIFA ranking as they move down in the April table.
In the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday, April 9, the Super Eagles of Nigeria are

Super Eagles’ doctor off to London for FIFA training

Ibrahim Gyaran, medical doctor of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles, is off to London in a few days to be part of a capacity –enhancing sports science and medicine programme.
The programme, Football Medicine Strategies for Player Care and Science Football Summit, is organized by world football governing body, FIFA in conjunction with the

NFF sets up Normalization Committee for Anambra FA

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation has decided to empanel a Normalization Committee for the running of affairs of the Anambra State Football Association.
Chairman of the Normalization Committee, which has an initial tenure of three months, is

NFF fumes over Musa Muhammed’s disappearance

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed displeasure with the disappearance of U-20 National Team captain, Musa Muhammed, from the camp of the U-23 National Team that is heading to Zambia for a crucial match.
NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, was miffed when officially briefed about the

San-Jose warned over Emeghara protest

The MLS disciplinary committee has warned San Jose Earthquakes for the players’ attitude by surrounding the referee to protest the decision to book Emeghara, which violated the league's mass confrontation policy on the play.The club were not sanctioned because it was their first violation of the

Super Eagles striker shows off wad of dollars on Instagram

Super Eagles striker Aaron Samuel is living the good life and he wants you to know.
Aaron Samuel posted a photo on his Instagram showing of a wad of dolllars.
The former Shooting Stars footballer is known for showing off his luxuries on the

Jay-Jay, Kanu and other Ex-stars team up with musician, Sound Sultan (See Photos)

The ex-Nigerian internationals are partaking in some sorts of programme for communication giants, MTN. Four ex-Super Eagles players teamed up with Nigerian music star Sound Sultan for a MTN event in Abuja.
The singer took to his Instagram account to post photos of him and the


Pillars striker Christian Obiozor has been blocked from any transfer whether at home or overseas.
Former Enugu Rangers striker Obiozor has claimed he has quit Pillars. But the League Management Company (LMC) top official Salisu Abubakar has said the player has been banished from any

UGO UKAH'S SERBIAN Club For First-Ever Cup Final

Nigeria defender Ugochukwu Ukah is delighted to make history with his Serbian club FK Cukaricki to reach the country’s cup final for the first time.
 FK Cukaricki sealed their place in the final on a 6-1 aggregate following a 4-1 win in the second leg at

ONAZI'S Lazio set to Battle Juventus In COPPA ITALIA FINAL

Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi is a step closer to winning the Coppa Italia as his club Lazio booked a place in the final following a 1-0 win over Napoli on Wednesday in the

Sheriff Isah delighted to reach Ukrainian cup Semi Final

Former Nigeria youth international Sheriff Isah has said that he will be delighted to lift the Ukrainian cup with Olimpik Donetsk in their first season in the top flight.
Sheriff was part of the Olimpik Donetsk who advanced to the semifinal of Ukraine cup on

BABATUNDE owed Four MONTHS' PAY by his club Volyn

Nigeria World Cup star Michael Babatunde is facing very trying times in Ukraine as he has not been paid for the past four months by his club Volyn.
The Eagles forward is therefore desperate to quit war-troubled Ukraine by the summer.
“Babatunde wants to quit Ukraine. He has not been paid for the past four months and he can no

Wednesday 8 April 2015

Delta Federation Cup: Okocha embarks on road show

Former Super Eagles captain and chairman of Delta Football Association, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha will today lead other officials of the State FA on a roadshow round major streets in Warri to sensitise the fans ahead of the Federations Cup final billed for tomorrow at the Warri City Stadium. 
The 16th edition of the Federations Cup will be between God’s Time FC and J. Atete FC,


Nasarawa United were shocked in the final of the State Federation Cup as they lost 5-4 on penalties to their youth team, while Plateau United also upstaged premier league side Giwa FC to win in Plateau.
Non-league side Nasarawa Feeders shocked their main team on penalties after the Nasarawa final

OSAGOUNA tops CAF Champions League Goal scores chart

Nigeria striker Ighodaro Osagouna has thus far scored five goals for Raja in this year’s CAF Champions League to emerge as one of the leading scorers.
He opened his goals' account in the 2015 Champions League in February in a 4-0 home spanking of


Former Kaduna United striker Saviour Fidelis has quit Enyimba as he is not been given playing time at the club. "I have decided to leave Enyimba and return to Taraba. I can't just continue to be here where


Nigeria striker Kalu Uche scored his fourth goal in Levante's 2-1 home loss to Sevilla on Tuesday night.
 The 32-year-old striker has now featured in 10 games for the La liga side.The former Kasimpasa of

SHEHU reaches Kuwait emir's CUP FINAL

Nigeria midfielder Shehu Abdullahi has told he is thrilled to help his Kuwaiti Premier League side Al Qadsia qualify for the final of 2015 Kuwait Emir’s Cup.
The former Kano Pillars ace was a Trojan in the midfield as Al Qadsia defeated Yarmouk 2-0 in the


Last week’s armed attack on the Fenerbache team bus has further convinced Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike he has to walk away from the Turkish champions where he earns 2.5 million Euros a year.
Top sources informed that Emenike, like most other Fenerbache stars, was


Nigeria will face Egypt and Cameroon will face South Africa in some of the key match ups for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers following the draw in Cairo. The group winners and two best second placed teams will join hosts Gabon at the finals. Defending champions Ivory Coast were drawn with

INDISCIPLINE:Musa Muhammed leaves Dream Team VI camp without permission- Siasia Laments

Captain of the Flying Eagles, Musa Muhammed, has absconded from the camp of Nigeria’s U-23 team in Abuja.
The defender did not inform coach Samson Siasia or any other team official before leaving.
“Musa has left the camp without telling anybody of his where about,” Siasia confirmed to the

HISTORY OF NIGERIA FEDERATION CUP (with full list of past winners)

The Federation Cup, football main single-elimination tournament in Nigeria, has come under different names but still remains a major competitionamongst the different clubsides of different levels in the nation. It was created in 1945 as the Governor’s Cup. The finals over the years have produced so

New Zealand 2015: Manu Garba Invites Muhammed, Awoniyi, 33 Others to Camp

Head Coach of the U-20 National Team, Manu Garba (OON) has released a list of 35 players from which a final list of 21 will emerge to represent Nigeria at this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup finals in New Zealand.
The list, predictably, includes the new champions of Africa – those who flew the country’s flag to win a

Super Falcons hold Santos soccer academy

Super Falcons Tuesday at the Main bowl of the Abuja National stadium forced a Suleja based male football academy, Santos to a 1-1 draw in a tune up game.
The game started on a fast note with the boys dictating the pace but Falcons stood their ground until

Ghanaian Referees for Super Falcons, Mali Clash

Ghanaian referee Joyce Obenewa Appiah will be at the centre when Nigeria’s Senior Women’s Team, Super Falcons, take on their Malian counterparts on Friday for a spot at the Women’s Football Tournament of the 11th All-Africa Games.
Appiah will be assisted by compatriots Emmanuella Aglago, Beatrice Thaud and


The 2014 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) and the draws of the 2015 Nigeria Women Premier League will hold in Abuja on Tuesday 24th March, 2015.
According to a release signed by the Secretary of the League Isaac Ajisafe, delegates are expected to arrive Abuja on Monday 23rd March, 2015. Quoting his words, the Scribe said " the NWFL has

Super Falcons get sports psychologist

Nigeria’s female national team, Super Falcons, where on Tuesday presented with a sports psychologist who will be working with the team.
Selected Professional Engagements
• Motivational Coach/Trainer/Coach – Sports Clinics, California Sports Hall of Fame / Christian Okoye Foundation, 2007 – Current
 Speaker – “Playing to Win,” Network News 24 “Talking Sports” Program, Lagos, Nigeria,

Tuesday 7 April 2015

Kogi clubs’ boss resigns

Chairman of stateowned Kogi United FC and Confluence Queens, Mallam Abdul Adama, has resigned his appointment with immediate effect.
Adama, who was appointed the sole administrator of both clubs in September 2013, was saddled with restructuring and repositioning the clubs in their respective leagues.
“This has been a very difficult decision to make as I enjoyed a good and

Beach soccer: Pepsi Academy shines at Gidi Festival

Pepsi Football Academy's beach soccer profile rose at the weekend with a commanding performance at the 2015 edition of Gidi Culture Festival in Lagos, coming on the heels of another performance at the COPA Lagos beach soccer tournament last December.
The Pepsi boys dominated JK Team in the first match with an emphatic 6-1 victory before

Sodiq Joins Bulbwa In Camp, As Club Duties bar Others

Atanda Sodiq Ololade, of Fk Apollonia Albania ‎is the only foreign based professional player invited by chief coach of the national U-23 men's football team, Dream Team VI, Samson Siasia that was able to honor the invitation of the coach for the return leg AAG qualifier against Zambia in Lusaka this

STATE FEDERATION FINALS: Ambassadors, COD Ladies rule in Lagos (see results)

Teenage side Nath Boys FC was the fans’ favourite, but the giant-killers eventually lost in the final as Christ Ambassadors FC became the new kings of Lagos.
At the finale of this year’s Winners Golden Bet/Lagos FA men and women Cup competitions at the

Anouma voted out of FIFA and CAF, as Selemani retains seat

Once seen as a potential challenger for the CAF presidency, Ivorian Jacques Anouma saw his profile in international football politics dealt a crushing blow on Tuesday, as he lost his seat on the exalted FIFA Executive Committee.
The former president of Ivorian football federation got only 20 votes at the election conducted as

AAG: Arrival of Oparanozie in camp set to boost falcons for Mali face-off

The arrival of Desire Oparanozie in camp on Monday means the Super Falcons of Nigeria will be able to face the Senior Women National Team of Mali with the most potent strike-force in African women football, when both teams face off on Friday in Abuja for a place at the Women’s Football Tournament of this year’s All-Africa Games.
Reigning African champions Nigeria won gold medal at the Women’s Football Tournament of both the

Pinnick calms Emenike’s frayed nerves

A telephone call from President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has ensured Super Eagles’ forward Emmanuel Emenike regained his groove following a gunman’s attack on his Turkish Super Lig club, Fenerbahce FC bus at the weekend.
The big Nigerian striker had told of the horror of himself and team -mates after a gunman fired a

Monday 6 April 2015

Nath Boys, Christ Ambassadors in Lagos FA final

The Winners Golden Bet/Lagos FA Cup final will hold today at Agege Stadium with two non-league sides, Nath Boys FC and Christ Ambassador FC confronting each other in the men’s final, while COD Ladies trade tackles with FC Robo in the women’s final.
The two finalists in the men’s category on Friday at Agege Stadium left bookmakers and

Transfer Saga: Rangers Cry Foul Over Osagouna Transfer

Ighodaro Osagouna may now be the hero for Raja Casablanca, but his former club Enugu Rangers have raised alarm that they are yet to receive a dime from the Moroccan club for his transfer.
Osagouna has so far scored five goals for Raja in this year’s CAF Champions League to emerge as

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