Super Falcons Lift WAFU Cup In Cote d’Ivoire
From Dianabasi Effiong   Nigeria swept to glory in the 2019 WAFU Women’s Cup tournament in Abidjan the where the Super Falcons edged host nation Cote d’Ivoire 5-4 after penalty shootout in an interesting final match Sunday at the Stade Robert Champroux. The Ivorians took the lead in the 43rd minute of... Read more
Christian Chukwu Arrives London For Medical Treatment — NFF
From Dianabasi Effiong   Former Nigeria captain Christian Chukwu, in company with his wife Lilian Nkeiruka, has arrived in the United Kingdom for medical treatment, according to a statement on Thursday by Ademola Olajire, the Media Aide of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).   Chukwu, who captained the Senior... Read more
FIFA U-20 World Cup: Teams Arrive As Fans Gear Up For Poland 2019
  From Dianabasi Effiong With 10 teams having already arrived for the first-ever FIFA competition to be held in Poland, fans are also getting a step closer to the action as they should now print the tickets purchased on www.FIFA.com/tickets/U20WC. By simply logging in to their FIFA ticketing account, all fans... Read more
Nigeria To Host ITTF Continental Championships
Following the successful staging of one of the elite tournaments in the world – the African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) backed by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has awarded the hosting right to Nigeria for the 2019 ITTF African Cup and Club Championships in August 2019. The ever-bumbling... Read more
Poland 2019: Aigbogun Picks Utin, 20 Others For World Cup
Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has named Captain Ikouwem Utin, goalkeeper Olawale Oremade, midfielder Kingsley Michael and forward Henry Offia in his list of 21 players for the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland.   Defender Valentine Ozornwafor – named in the Team of the Tournament at the... Read more
French singer Jain to perform in Opening Ceremony of FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019
• One month to go until the opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019™ • Opening Ceremony to take place before opening match in Paris between France and Korea Republic on 7 June • Tickets available via FIFA.com/fifawwc/tickets With just one month until the biggest single-sport women’s event in the... Read more
Africa Table Tennis Federation Confirms Teams For WJC, WCC
The African Table Tennis Federation (ATTF) has formally confirmed Nigeria and Egypt as the continent’s flag bearers at the 2019 ITTF World Junior Championships (WJC) holding in Thailand in November. The confirmation was conveyed on Thursday in a press statement by ITTF-Africa. The ITTF-Africa (Africa Table Tennis Federation) is responsible... Read more
AFCON 2019: Eagles to play Guinea, Madagascar, Burundi
Nigeria will battle the Syli Nationale of Guinea, Intamba Mu Rugamba of Burundi and Madagascar, the first team to qualify for the finals, in the group phase of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The four teams are in Group B. At the draw ceremony conducted against the background... Read more
AITEO-NFF Football Awards: Musa, Ebi Reign Supreme On Another Night Of A Thousand Cheers
From Dianabasi Effiong Super Eagles’ stand-in captain Ahmed Musa and Super Falcons’ opposite number Onome Ebi took the big gongs at the second edition of the AITEO-NFF Football Awards that held in Lagos on Monday night. The project started only last year, but as happened during the first edition,... Read more
FIFA scribe, Samoura arrives Nigeria for 2nd AITEO-NFF Awards
Secretary General of world football-ruling body, FIFA, Ms Fatma Samoura, arrived in Nigeria on Saturday, ahead of more than 20 Presidents of FIFA’s Member Associations across the African continent for Monday’s 2nd AITEO-NFF Football Awards billed for Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. At lunch on Sunday with the... Read more