Lagos: Pinnick kicks off new Nigeria Beach Soccer League
The Elegushi Beach in Nigeria’s commercial city, Lagos was on Saturday set agog when Member of world football governing body, FIFA’s Council, Executive Committee Member of CAF and President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick officially kicked off the new Nigeria Beach Soccer League. The League,... Read more
AFCON Qualification: NFF Thanks FG, State Governments, PTF, NCDC, Others
The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed appreciation to the Federal Government as well as the governments of Akwa Ibom, Edo and Lagos States for their immense contributions to the Super Eagles’ qualification for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals taking place in Cameroon.   Success in the qualifying... Read more
Super Eagles Trounce Crocodiles To Round-off AFCON Race In Style
Three –time champions Nigeria soared high in concluding their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series with a commanding 3-0 defeat of the Crocodiles of Lesotho at an upgraded and effervescent Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos.   Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr rested first choice goalie Maduka Okoye and started Tyronne... Read more
Women’s Month: Governor Bello Joins NFF To Celebrate Women
The Governor of Kogi State, Mr Yahaya Bello on Saturday, 27th March joined the Nigeria Football Federation in the commemoration of the International Women’s Month 2021 in Abuja, to canvass support for gender equality and women’s empowerment through football in the country. Governor Bello, who was Special Guest of... Read more
Super Eagles Do Double Over Squirrels, Qualify For 2021 AFCON
Nigeria will be one of the participating teams at next year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon – but that ticket was secured three hours before a 1-0 win over Benin Republic in Porto Novo sealed a double over the Beninoise and ended an 8-year unbeaten run for the... Read more
Cameroon–bound Eagles Prepare For Fanfare With Crocodiles In Lagos
The Super Eagles returned to Lagos from Benin Republic on Sunday afternoon, savouring the victory over the Squirrels that shot them to an unassailable 11 points in their 2021 AFCON qualifying group and looking forward to a colourful houseparty against the Crocodiles of Lesotho at the Teslim Balogun Stadium,... Read more
Dangote, CONCACAF, Zenith Bank Congratulate Pinnick
The list of major figures and leading entities felicitating with President of the NFF and new FIFA Council Member, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has soared with one of the richest men in the world, Alhaji Aliko Dangote (GCON), the Confederation of Central American and Caribbeans FAs and Zenith Bank PLC... Read more
AFCON 2021: Eagles To Ferry 3 points Off Squirrels In Cotonou
Leaders Nigeria insist they will go for the three points when they come face to face with neighbours Benin Republic in Porto Novo on Saturday, in one of the Day 5 games of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification series. With three-pointer Sierra Leone scheduled to commence hostilities... Read more
AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Super Eagles Camp Bubbles For Squirrels, Crocodiles
Nigeria’s senior men team’s camp is teeming with her superstars as countdown begins for the final round of qualification matches for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations against Benin Republic and Lesotho respectively. At lunchtime on Tuesday, 23 players had arrived at the magnificent Eko Hotel & Towers, Victoria... Read more
Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick Elected Into FIFA Council
. As FIFA President praises African “team spirit”   President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, was on Friday in Rabat, Morocco elected into the FIFA Council – the highest decision-making organ in world football. He attained the exalted seat after defeating his only rival, incumbent Walter... Read more