Pirates, Berkane To Arrive Uyo Wednesday For CAF Confed Cup Finals
The two finalists for the TotalEnergies CAF Confederation Cup, Orlando Pirates of South Africa and RSB Berkane of Morocco are expected in Uyo ahead of the May 20 match at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium. Mr Paul Bassey, General Coordinator, Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the finals, made this known... Read more
Ladan Bosso, Head Coach of Nigeria’s U20 Boys (Flying Eagles), has called up 40 players for next month’s WAFU B U20 Championship taking place in Niamey, Niger Republic.   The list has four goalkeepers, 12 midfielders, 17 midfielders and seven forwards.   Invited players have been advised to arrive... Read more
Amaju Pinnick Gets New FIFA Role
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and Member of the FIFA Council, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been appointed into a new role within the world football –governing body’s working group.   In a letter dated 11th April and signed by Véron Mosengo-Omba, General Secretary of the Confederation of African... Read more
NFF Assures Of More Investment In Women’s Football
*As Olympic champions Canada draw 2-2 With Super Falcons in Victoria City   The Nigeria Football Federation says it will consciously invest even more in the women’s game as the three women National Teams continue to churn out impressive results internationally.   General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi on Tuesday... Read more
Cruz And Wanchope Announced As Assistants For FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Official Draw
Under one month to go until the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022™ Official Draw on 5 May Costa Rican stars Shirley Cruz and Paulo César Wanchope confirmed as draw assistants  Future superstars of the women’s game to compete for glory in Costa Rica from 10 to 28 August... Read more
Super Eagles: Eguavoen Steps Down As Technical Adviser
*NFF Terminates Appointment of Technical Crew   Following the failure of the Super Eagles of Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the erstwhile Technical Adviser, Augustine Eguavoen, has stepped down from that position with immediate effect.   The NFF has in the meantime withdrawn the two-and-half... Read more
NFF Condoles With FIFA, CAF, Zambia Over Death Of Doping Control Officer Through Cardiac Arrest
The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed shock and sorrow over the death of FIFA/CAF Medical Officer, Dr Joseph Kabungo, who died on Tuesday after the FIFA World Cup playoff match between Nigeria and Ghana at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Dr Kabungo was appointed as Doping Control Officer... Read more
World Cup: NFF Apologises To Government, Nigerians Over Super Eagles’ Failure To Qualify
The Nigeria Football Federation has tendered unreserved apology to the Federal Government and the people of Nigeria for the failure of the Super Eagles to qualify for this year’s FIFA World Cup finals holding in Qatar.   NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi regretted that the team failed to... Read more
Falconets Trounce Senegal 4-1, Earn World Cup Ticket
Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets on Saturday in Benin, Edo State, earned a ticket to the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup after a comfortable 4-1 win over their counterparts from Senegal, for a 7-2 aggregate victory.   First leg heroine, Flourish Sebastine was again the cynosure, scoring a brace,... Read more
Qatar 2022 World Cup Playoff: Black Stars Hold Super Eagles To Scoreless In Kumasi
Nigeria and Ghana neutralized each other in a high-tempo, no-catching-your-breath, heart-thumping World Cup playoff, first leg encounter inside a tumultuous Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Friday.   There was a lot of running and cheer-drawing nutmegs, but goalkeepers Francis Uzoho and Joseph Wollacott shared only few saves between... Read more