Remove Politics From Sports -Wike
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike says Nigeria may never fully actualise its sporting potential if political considerations are allowed to always interfere with what happens within the sports industry. He made this known while speaking with journalists on Sunday evening at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Omagwa, Ikwerre Local... Read more
USWNT Stay Atop As Ranking Grows
  Top three of FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking unchanged Slovenia and Philippines scale new highs again A record 181 teams now in the Ranking The latest Ranking is also the biggest yet, with Seychelles (160th, -), Burundi (169th, -) and British Virgin Islands (174th, -) taking the total number... Read more
AFCON 2023 Race: Super Eagles To Play São Tomé In Marrakech, Mauritius Finally Lose Out
Sao Tome and Principe has been restored into Group A of the qualifying series for next year’s Africa Cup of Nations finals after the CAF Appeals Board threw out Mauritius from the pool following the successful appeal of the former.   The case has done a yo-yo with São... Read more
India 2022: Senegalese Match Officials Arrive For Flamingos, Ethiopia Clash
Nigeria is set to pick up another FIFA World Cup ticket in women’s football as the U17 Girls, Flamingos go up against their Ethiopian counterparts in the final round, final leg of their FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup fixture at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Saturday.  ... Read more
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