Saturday 9 May 2015

Nnamdi Oduamadi on target in club's win

The 24 years old Out-of-favour Super Eagles striker Nnamdi Oduamdi who currently plays for US Latina in Italian Serie B scored in their 2-0 home win over Bari at the

We must continue our "Giant Killing" Strides- Captain

Brendan Ogbu ©

NPFL newcomers Gabros Utd has been in prolific form since promoted from National Division League after recently beating Enyimba of Aba in the League. But the Captain of the

Iorfa delighted with season of Personal Awards

Dominic Iorfa indeed is talented footballer at just age 19. He started his Wolverhampton Wanderers career as a first team player with an award and ended the 2014/15 season in style as he emerged winner of the club's Young Professional of the Season to complete a

Friday 8 May 2015

It Was A Slave Contract In Israel- Kayode

Former Flying Eagles Player Olanrewaju Kayode will earn at least $20,000 monthly, twice what he is on at Israeli club Maccabi Netanya, when he moves to Austria Wien. 
But meanwhile, he has threatened to drag his current club to to FIFA after he claimed he

Thursday 7 May 2015

Flying Eagles excited as they dons astonishing New Nike Kit

Following NFF signing a bumper deal with football Kit giants, Nike there is a happy mood in the Flying Eagles training camp in Nurnberg, Germany, after the team received a full

NFF, FA to sign MOU on collaboration

Following the fruitful meeting between the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Pinnick and his counterpart in England, Greg Dyke, it has been revealed that a

Wednesday 6 May 2015

NPFL Update: Kano Pillars looses again, pipped 1-0 by Shooting stars

Shooting Stars beat Kano Pillars 1-0 in Ibadan on Wednesday to compound their woes. The Nigeria league defending champions have been on poor run of form since this season


Top officials of Esperance are expected in Germany at the weekend to talk up Nigeria U20 star Bernard Bulbwa, who is mulling cancelling his contract with the Tunisian club. Bulbwa has accepted

FLYING EAGLES To Play Against BUNDESLIGA Clubs in Warm-Up Matches

The Flying Eagles will play three test matches against the U23 teams of German Bundesliga clubs Hoffenheim, Nurnberg and Freiburg, officials have announced. The Nigeria U20 team will tackle Hoffenheim U23s on May 12 in Hoffenheim with kick-off time put at

JOHN OBUH gets Gabros Appointment

Former Nigeria U20 coach John Obuh has been appointed by premier league side Gabros to supervise their campaign in the top flight.Last season, Obuh was in charge of Enugu Rangers, but his

NPFL Update: HOME AGAIN??? Sani Kaita Trains with Rangers

Remember Him!!!! Former Super Eagles midfield star Sani Kaita was the main attraction at Tuesday morning training session of struggling Enugu Rangers.The former Monaco and Sparta Rotterdam midfielder is about to

NPFL: Heartland gives Coach Onuh Ultimatum

Coach Erasmus Onuh

Coach Erasmus Onuh has come under fire following last weekend’s 3-0 bashing of Heartland in Owerri in a Nigeria League Week 7 game by Sunshine Stars. According to a press release by the media officer, Cajetan Nwokpara, Heartland have given Onuh and his assistants to gather 10 points from the

HERO: Ofere scores again for Club Win

Nigeria striker Edward Ofere was the hero of his Scottish Premier League side Inverness CT as he scored one of the goals in a 2-1 win over Dundee United. Ofere has now scored five goals for


Nigeria youngster Bernard Bulbwa may soon terminate his five-year contract with Esperance of Tunisia as he is yet to receive part of the payment promised him. source


Seattle Sounders forward Obafemi Martins has been honoured as the MLS Player of the Week after week 9 round of matches, the Major League Soccer announced Tuesday.
Martins scored a brace and also picked up an assist on Clint Dempsey's goal in Sounders 3-1 win over

Zenith Bank Women Basketball League: Asaba, Ilorin vie for hosting right

Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, and Asaba, capital of Delta state, have signified their interest to host the second phase of the 2015 Zenith Bank Women Basketball League. The Zenith Bank Women Basketball League season takes place in three phases with the first stage of

What??? Flying Eagles without kits in Germany

The national U-20 men’s team preparing for the upcoming FIFA U-20 World Cup at a training camp in Germany are without kits, New Telegraph can reveal. Our correspondent learnt that kit manufacturing firm, Nike, which took over the branding of all of the

Tuesday 5 May 2015

Ujah joins Bremen from Cologne have learnt that Werder Bremen have signed Nigeria striker Anthony Ujah from Cologne for next season, both clubs confirmed on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Ujah has

2016 OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: CAF appoints Equatorial Guinea Referee for Falcons,Mali clash

The Confederation of African Football has appointed Mrs Maniyela Edu Okomo from Equatorial Guinea as Referee for this weekend’s 2016 Olympics qualifying match between

Dike out of Nigeria clash with Mali

Super Falcons US-based striker, Courtney Dike will be unavailable for the side 2016 Rio Olympic Games qualifying match against Mali. The Olympic final round first fixture clash

CAF CONFEDERATION CUP: Warri Wolves to face Club Léopards of Ivory Coast

Nigerian club Warri Wolves have set their sights on a place in the group stages of the Caf Confederation Cup and believe they will overcome Congolese club Athlétic Club Léopards de Dolisie in the playoff round.
Wolves, the only Nigerian club still in the running for continental success, will face the

Dangote makes second bid to buy Arsenal

Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has expressed interest in becoming the owner of English top flight giants, Arsenal FC.
But the plan to buy the North London club is not an immediate priority for the

FIBA Africa 2015: D'TIGRESS to start training camp this week

Nigeria’s women’s national team will later this week start camping ahead of the qualifiers for the 2015 FIBA Africa Women’s Championship. The FIBA Africa Zone- 3 qualifiers will take

NPFL‬ Leading Scorers (a.k.a Ndi Eshi)

Shuaibu Ibrahim,Giwa fc

Ibrahim Shuaibu (Giwa FC)
Mfon Udoh (Enyimba)

INFO: Soccer Clinic to hold on Thursday, 7th of May (photos) have learnt that there will be a soccer Talent Hunt this Thursday as confirmed by a source. The fair is open for all secondary schools, local football clubs and

LMC makes Glo Premier League fixture adjustments

Following the release of draws for the Federation Cup Round of 64 and subsequent dates for other stages of the competition, some fixtures of the Glo Premier League has been adjusted and dates

NFF releases venues for Federation Cup Round of 64

The Nigeria Football Federation has made known the venues for all 32 matches of the Round of 64 of this year’s Men’s Federation Cup competition, as well as the two first round matches of the women’s competition.
A release signed by Head of Federation Cup, Ruth David, showed that Moje Queens of

Monday 4 May 2015

Zenith Bank Female Basketball league: NBBF threatens to take disciplinary action on three clubs

With the first phase of the Zenith Bank Female Basketball league ongoing at the national stadium in Abuja, the board of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) sat on Sunday to address major issues brought forward by the technical committee as regards the

CAF CONFEDERATION CUP THIRD ROUND DRAW: Warri Wolves to know opponents on Tuesday

Nigeria’s only remaining team in continental club competition, Warri Wolves FC could play any of top North African sides Esperance Sportive du Tunis, Raja Casablanca of Morocco and Al Ahly of Egypt or sub-Saharan sides Stade Malien, AC Leopards and

Flying Eagles of Nigeria landed in Germany Sunday (See Full Squad List)

A highly confident Flying Eagles of Nigeria landed in Germany Sunday morning after a six-hour flight from Abuja the previous night. The African champions made up of 26 players and 10 officials touched down at the Frankfurt Airport by 6am local time, which is an hour ahead

Vote Oshoala for the BBC World Women Footballer of the Year (See How To Vote)

To play your own role in ensuring that Asisat Oshoala emerge as BBC Women's Footballer of the year, you got just FIVE (5) days more to do that because the voting closes on May

Osaze suffers another injury setback

Nigeria striker Osaze Odemwingie who just returned to action for his EPL side Stoke City after an eight-month injury layoff, has suffered a setback in his recovery as he now has a

Ohanachom says goal against Sharks a big boost

FC Taraba forward Chinedu Ohanachom has said his confidence has been boosted by his equaliser in a 2-2 draw with hosts Sharks. "I am thrilled and delighted to score the goal

NPFL Update: Shuaibu Ibrahim Joins Top Scorers Chart

Giwa FC striker Shuaibu Ibrahim has joined Nigeria all-time top scorer Mfon Udoh and Bright Ejike at the top of the scorers’ chart of the Nigeria League with four goals each. The Aminchi Academy of

Dele Alli signs off at MK Dons on a high, set to Join Tottenham

Nigeria-born England youth international Dele Alli has signed off at MK Dons on the high as he won promotion to the English Championship with the team. MK Dons beat Yoevil Town 5-1 on Sunday to grab an automatic promotion ticket at the expense of

Nwakaeme scores a hat-trick, leads Asian Cup goal race

Nigerian striker Dickson Nwakaeme is the joint leading scorer in AFC Cup after he bagged a hat-trick for his Malaysian club Pahang in a 7-4 win over Yadanarbon on Wednesday. 
The former RoPS of Finland forward is now joint top scorer with

Keshi to decide on new assistants

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has the final say on who becomes his assistant, this is according to his brother and agent Emmanuel Ado. It is believed that Keshi has accepted that Daniel Amokachi be replaced by Salisu Yusuf as his first assistant following

Weekend Review: Eagles' Watch, Obafemi scores brace as Rabiu Ibrahim wins Slovakian Cup

A quick review of the performances of our dearest super Eagles player who play football abroad across different continent. It was an averagely good performances for Eagles

20-goal Ighalo snubbed by Watford

Nigeria Super Eagles player Odion Ighalo was snubbed by his newly promoted club, Watford as he did not win any award organised by the club at the end of the season. Watford will feature in the EPL next season after they finished a point behind

Kaduna proposed to host Eagles AFCON clash with Chad

The Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna has been proposed to stage next month’s 2017 AFCON qualifier against Chad, it has been revealed.
The qualifier is billed for June 13 and it will be the first-ever clash between the

IAAF World Relays: Okagbare leads Team Nigeria to Women’s 4x200m Gold In Bahamas, As Men category show poor perfomance

Team Nigeria claimed gold medal in a World Lead time in a dramatic Women’s 4x200m race at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas on Sunday morning.

Caf to Sign Agreement With Qatar Football Association

The Confedration of African Football (Caf) will sign a cooperation agreement with the Qatari Football Association (QFA) on Wednesday.
Caf announced on Sunday that the signing ceremony will take place at the

Gabros win second Oriental Derby, hit Enyimba 2-0

Glo Premier League returnees, Gabros FC shot to second place on the log with a hard fought 2-0 win over oriental rivals, Enyimba FC in Nnewi.
A barren first half was capped by inspiring saves from both goalkeepers, which also saw

Boxing: Undefeated Nigerian Boxer Kayode Power To Fight Kisner May 29

Undefeated Nigerian heavyweight, Lateef Kayode, has booked a date with American, Nick Kisner, in a non-title bout slated for Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
Kayode, 20-0-0 (16KOS), is poised for his comeback since his No Contest bout with Cuban Luiz Ortiz. The 32-year-old confirmed to on Monday that

NPFL Week 7 Review: Giwa Reclaims Top Spot, As Heartland stumbles in Owerri

Mixed feelings in Port-Harcourt where there was a Glo Premier League double-header on Match Day 7 but soccer-loving people of the Garden City were proud Dolphins and Sharks stood the test of time against Lobi Stars and FC Taraba respectively.
A rather painful ending at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri as Heartland FC suffered the

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