NFF Mourns As Former Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, Joe Erico Dies At 71
Nigerian football was again thrown into mourning on Thursday after news broke of the death of former Nigeria senior team goalkeeper and one-time assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Joe Erico. According to family sources, the flamboyant trainer of trainers and respected nurturer of talents complained of body pain... Read more
Golden Eaglets Lose WAFU U17 Cup Narrowly
Nigeria’s U17 boys came close to a stunning comeback from three goals down before losing 2-3 to their Ivorian counterparts in Monday night’s final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in the Togolese capital, Lome. The sleeky Baby Elephants, who had won all their previous three games in the... Read more
FIFA President Supports African Football’s Restart In Cameroon
YAOUNDE, Cameroon, January 18, 2021/ — FIFA ( President Gianni Infantino concluded a two-day trip to Cameroon, where he met  with dignitaries of the country and key officials from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Cameroonian Football Association (Fecafoot). The trip coincided with the start of the... Read more
NNL To Kick Off On January 30
Nigeria championship’s second tier, the Nigeria National League, will commence its 2020/2021 Season on Saturday, 30th January, 2021. This decision was reached at the Annual General Meeting of the league, which held in the Ebonyi State capital, Abakaliki on Friday. Chairman of the NNL and Member of the Executive Committee... Read more
NPFL: Rivers United Prevail 3-1 Over Heartland FC In Port Harcourt
The Rivers United FC claimed their fourth Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) win with a thrilling, high-energy performance by beating Heartland FC of Owerri 3-1 at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt on Sunday. Coming into this game off the back of a narrow 0-1 defeat to Wikki Tourist... Read more
Golden Eaglets Qualify For WAFU Final, U17 AFCON
Five-time world champions Nigeria zoomed into the final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo on Friday, following a 1-0 win over Group A winners Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue. Victory means the Golden Eaglets are now not only eligible to battle for the tournament’s diadem... Read more
Wikki Tourists Overcomes  Rivers United 1-0 In League Duel
Chinedu Udeagha’s 29th minute goal from a well taken free kick was enough to ensure Wikki Tourist emerged victorious in a tightly contested game at the Abubarkar Tafawa Balewa Stadium in Bauchi. The new Nigeria Professional Football League season is only four match days old but the battle for... Read more
FIFA Introduces Innovative Music Strategy Including New Podcast Series
• FIFA launches FIFA Sound, a strategy to connect with audiences worldwide through shared passions of football and music • First season of FIFA PlayOn Podcast to feature football players and global musicians such as Ivan Rakitić, Carli Lloyd, Asisat Oshoala, Lele Pons, Tiwa Savage, Wretch 32 and Morat,... Read more
Rivers United 3-0 Kwara United: Afonja Warriors Get Drowned In Port Harcourt
The Pride of Rivers have continued their impressive start to the NPFL 2020/21 campaign with the big win recorded on Sunday in Port Harcourt Rivers United climbed to the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) table following their 3-0 win over Kwara United in a Matchday three... Read more
Grassroots Football: NLO Signs MOU With Berackiah Football Coaching Clinic
The Nigeria Nationwide League One has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a football coaching clinic organisation, Berackiah/ABIGOL Grassroots Coaching Clinic to help develop the skills of its league coaches which in turn will assure the broad development of the game as well as the talents spread across... Read more