Nigeria international defender, Elderson Echiejile, has recovered from the muscle injury that ruled him out of the 2014 Fifa World Cup finals in Brazil.Read More →
Just as we exclusively reported yesterday, the South African Football Association followed up with a confirmation of our story when it denied, in categorical terms, that it had not given any coach, including Nigeria’s Stephen Keshi, the job of the Bafana Bafana coach.Read More →
Nigeria’s bid for medals at the 2014 Commonweath Games, starting this month in Glasgow, Scotland is in grave danger and could remain a pipe dream following the non-release of funds for pre-games preparations.Read More →
The Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission (NSC), Tamuno Danagogo, has denied complicity in the on-going crises that is rocking the Nigerian football firmament.Read More →
Sponsor of Super Eagles of Nigeria, Guinness has reassured the team of its unwavering support despite their loss to Les Bleus of France in their second round game of the Brazil 2014 World Cup which comes to an end this weekend. According to the number one supporters of the Eagles, the team may be out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup but they remain heroes.Read More →
Journalists and visitors on Monday in Abuja gained access to the Secretariat of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) after they were denied entry last Friday, following developments in the Nigerian football.Read More →
- Real Madrid legend Alfredo di Stefano, one of the greatest footballers ever, died in a Spanish hospital on Monday aged 88, drawing sad tributes from around the sporting world.Read More →
The World Cup will be in Qatar in eight years, though some human rights activists and soccer officials have been calling for a re-vote on the 2022 host; if that takes place, Qatar would likely lose the Cup due to charges of greasing FIFA officials as well as the country’s human rights problems.Read More →
Roma on Monday welcomed former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole before his proposed move to the Serie A runners-up.Read More →
Hosts Brazil and Germany play each other in a World Cup semi-final in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday here is how they reached this stage and their World Cup recordsRead More →
It has been gathered that some Super Eagles stars like goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama received $130,000(about N20.8m – a man) each as appearance fee for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
It was not a flat rate, but some of the players like Enyeama who were involved in both the qualifiers as well as the World Cup in Brazil got as much as $130,000 said one official.This is outside the match bonus and daily allowances they were paid.Read More →
Before the World Cup, it was almost certain that former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi would not come back to his job with the Nigeria Football Federation.Read More →
The Minister of Sports and Chairman of the National Sports Commission, Dr Tamuno Danagogo has said that Nigeria will not do anything that will attract FIFA sanctions.Read More →
The Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday reiterated that the Emergency Congress of the Federation which took place in Abuja on Saturday fulfilled the statutory requirements for holding an Emergency Congress.Read More →
Juventus have joined the race for Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike, who is also being linked with a transfer to England this window.Read More →
The Minister of Sports, Tammy Danagogo, on Saturday said that the Federal Government had no interest in the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) court case.Read More →
Nigeria Football Federation plunged further into turmoil yesterday when an Extra-Ordinary General Assembly of Nigeria Football Federation consisting of States Football Association chairmen and other representatives, ‘unanimously’ voted to end the tenure of the Aminu Maigari led board.Read More →
Chairman of the Delta State Sports Commission, Pinnich Amaju tells JOHN EGBOKHAN in this interview that Nigeria would have had a better outing at the World Cup in Brazil if Coach Stephen Keshi had worked with a team of technical experts working in the backroom.Read More →
Barely 24 hours after the Sports Minister, Tamuno Danagogo moved to effect the court order by a Plateau Justice restraining the board of the Nigeria Football Federation from running the affairs of Nigerian football, the President of the NFF, Aminu Maigari was yesterday arrested by men of the Nigerian Police upon arriving the country from Brazil, venue of the World Cup.Read More →
Former Eagles coach Samson Siasia has assured Eagles’ fans that the team will bounce back from its disappointing second round exit at the ongoing World Cup in Brazil.Read More →
The pace Montano ran at in the race while pregnant would certainly be a more leisurely one for her than usual – in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, she came 5th with a time under two minutes.Read More →
The loss of Nigeria’s Super Eagles to France hit me real hard.
For some unexplainable reasons I had been filled with the optimism that the team were going to beat France in the round of 16 and for the first time make the quarter-final cut at the World Cup.
Benjamin Franklin it was who said that ‘’Money has never made man happy, nor will it.
There is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants”. And yet, man still longs and fights for money. Many have died and relinquished all they toiled, for another person to inherit. The Bible even cautioned that ‘what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and lose his soul”.
African champions Nigeria risk an international ban due to government interference after a court sacked the football federation’s executive committeeRead More →
Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes will not be joining Monaco this summer as he continues to work his way back from a serious knee injury, the Ligue 1 club announced Thursday.Read More →
A Plateau High Court sitting in Jos on Wednesday July 2, 2014 granted an Order of Interlocutory Injunction restraining the president of the Nigeria Football Federation,Read More →
Blessing Sundau Ojoga, a striker of the Abia Warriors FC, will be on his way to Ghana in the next few weeks for a two-month trial with Accra Hart of Oak.Read More →
Super Eagles winger Michael Babatunde will be out of action for one month after he broke his arm in World Cup game against Argentina.Read More →
Former Super Eagles international Garba Lawal has poured encomiums on the Airtel Rising Star football programme. Lawal defined the academy as the nursery that will produce future players for the national team.Read More →
Former Super Eagles star Garba Lawal has told AfricanFootball.com Nigeria lost to France in the Brazil 2014 round of 16 on account of coach Stephen Keshi’s poor tactics.Read More →
It wasn’t exactly the way Joseph Yobo wanted to mark his 100th and final appearance for Nigeria.Read More →