Ticket prices for the 2015 African Cup of Nations qualifier between Super and Bafana Bafana of South Africa have been released.Read More →
Brazil ended a disappointing year with a 2-1 win over Austria in an international friendly in Vienna on Tuesday.Read More →
Former Nigeria international, Waidi Akanni has charged the Super Eagles to remain focused and deliver the 2015 Afcon ticket to their teeming fans who have remained steadfast in their belief in the team.Read More →
Injured Super Eagles ace Babatunde Michael has said that Nigeria are fired-up to thrash Bafana Bafana today to advance to AFCON 2015.Read More →
Defending champions Nigeria will lead several top teams tomorrow including four-time winners Ghana and the Ivory Coast in a final bid to qualify for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.Read More →
Returnee Super Eagles striker, Ikechukwu Uche has described tomorrow’s 2015 AFCON qualifier against South Africa as a cup final.
The Villarreal forward described his return to the Nigeria team as “emotional” after helping the defending champions beat Congo 2-0 on Saturday, to revive their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations chances.Read More →
Bafana Bafana head coach Shakes Mashaba and captain Dean Furman have expressed their desire to cap off their 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign with a memorable win in Nigeria.Read More →
Reigning BBC African player of the year winner Yaya Toure of Ivory Coast has said that it will be a fantastic achievement if he is crowned the 2014 winner on December 1 in London.
Speaking yesterday to BBC Sport, the Manchester City midfielder admitted that he faces a tough competition from the likes of Vincent Enyeama, Gervinho and Yacine Brahim of Algeria.Read More →
Top tennis player, Maku Sunday on Monday defeated his opponent, Otu Thomas at the ongoing 14th edition of the Governor’s Cup Lawn Tennis Championships in Lagos.Read More →
At the end of the elective Congress of the Nigeria Baseball and softball Association (NBSA) held in Port Harcourt on Nov. 15, a new executive committee emerged.Read More →
Whistleblowers who played a key role in World Cup corruption allegations have made a formal complaint to FIFA that promises to maintain their confidentiality have been broken, Britain’s national Press Association news agency reported Monday.Read More →
WITH 10 teams already qualified for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea, six places will now be decided on Wednesday.Read More →
Bafana Bafana coach Shakes Mashaba has quickly dismissed any thoughts of taking it easy against Nigeria in their final group qualifier on Wednesday. South Africa booked their place in Equatorial Guinea for the 2015 African Nations Cup after a 2-1 win over Sudan at Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday. Bafana are guaranteed top spot inRead More →
Nigeria champions Kano Pillars will receive a cash prize of 15 million Naira (less than $100,000) for winning the 2013/2014 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).Read More →
THE Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, has congratulated the Super Eagles for their impressive 2-0 victory over Congo at the weekend.Read More →
Orchid Hotels & Events Centre in Asaba, Delta State will come alive on Wednesday and Thursday, November 19 – 20 when it hosts the NOC Annual General Meeting and the Elections into the Executive Committee.Read More →
THE Confederation of African Football has picked Rajindraparsad Seechurn of Mauritius as Referee for Wednesday’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and South Africa in Uyo.Read More →
Shooting Stars have returned to the elite league in Nigeria after they pipped closest rivals Akwa Starlets 1-0 at Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan on Saturday.Read More →
Roger Federer pulled out of his ATP Tour Finals showdown with Novak Djokovic just before the final was due to start Sunday because of a back injury, casting doubt on his fitness ahead of the Davis Cup final.
Federer, 33, felt unable to take part in the showpiece clash at London’s O2 Arena after suffering the back problem during Saturday’s gruelling three-set semi-final victory over Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka.Read More →
After leading the Bafana Bafana to a 2015 Afcon ticket , Saturday, in Durban, Chief coach of South Africa national team, Shakes Mashaba has warned his Nigerian counterpart, Stephen Keshi not to expect any favours on November 19, when their teams clash in Uyo in the last Group A qualifying match of Afcon 2015.Read More →
Coach of Dolphin female basketball club of Lagos, Ochuko Okworogun, has said her team will not be push overs in the African club champions Cup for women competition in Tunisia holding November 28 through December 7.
Speaking in Lagos as her team finalizes preparations for the event, she expressed delight at players response to training, saying that they are good to fight for a place in the top ranks. We will definitely be fighters, not mere participants, she said.Read More →
Veteran Nigerian sports journalist , FIFA match commissioner and CAF General Coordinator Mr. Paul Bassey has expressed joy over the decision of oil rich central African country Equatorial Guinea to host the AFCON 2015 tournament.Read More →
Morocco will be barred from the next two Africa Cup of Nations as punishment for refusing to host the 2015 edition in January-February, Confederation of African Football president Issa Hayatou said on Saturday.Read More →
South Africa are among five teams to have booked their place at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations after each won their penultimate qualifier on Saturday. Cameroon, Zambia, Burkina Faso and Gabon are the others to have sealed their progress.Read More →
Nigeria’s Super Eagles did what was expected of them in the Africa Cup of Nations qualification tie in Pointe Noire as they beat the Red Devils of Congo 2-0 to put one leg in the 2015 tournament now to be hosted by Equatorial Guinea.Read More →
Defending champions Nigeria beat Congo Brazzaville 2-0 on Saturday to revive their bid to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations as South Africa and Cameroon ensured their presence in the finals.
South Africa beat Sudan 2-1 in their first outing since the slaying of captain Senzo Meyiwa to top Group A, while Cameroon edged past DR Congo 1-0 to claim Group D.Read More →
Equatorial Guinea have been handed hosting rights for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, CAF confirmed in a statement yesterday.Read More →
Former Golden Eaglets coach Fanny Amun has come out from the trenches to ht back at those trying to cause trouble in the house of Nigerian football. A former scribe of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amun, who hails from Edo State remains an unrepentant apostle of the Federal Ministry of Sports. As Nigeria battle CongoRead More →
African champions, Nigeria have a serious task today when they confront the Red Devils of Congo in a 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match at the Stade Municipal in Point Noire.Read More →
The only result that will keep alive the hopes of the Super Eagles in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign is victory, which they are condemned to get in today’s match away against the Red Devils of Congo at the Stade Municipal.Read More →
Super Eagles arrived the Congolese city of Point Noire 2:30am yesterday and after passing through immigration proceedings were checked into Atlantic Palace Hotel in the heart of the city.Read More →