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
NUGA 2022: UNIPORT Dominates Medals Table In Last Minutes Gold Rush
Team University of Port Harcourt (Uniport) has continued to dominate on the medals table as the 26th Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA) is gradually draws to an end at the University of Lagos (Unilag). Team Uniport on Saturday sits comfortably on the summit of the medals table with unassailable... Read more
FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Ranking: USA Still In Front, Philippines On The March
•    United States and Sweden retain top-two positions •    Improvement and all-time high for Philippines •    France back on podium at Germany’s expense The first edition of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Women‘s World Ranking of 2022 has seen some notable movement, in part due to the traditional friendly tournaments in this... Read more
Sanusi: We Are Leaving No Stone Unturned To See Eagles Achieve Victory – Sanusi
General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi has reiterated that the nation’s football –ruling body is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the Super Eagles overcome Ghana’s Black Stars in this month’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 playoff fixture.   Three –time African champions Nigeria... Read more
Qatar 2022 Playoff: Eagles Begin Training For Black Stars In Abuja
*Maduka Okoye out   Nigeria’s army for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 playoff battle with Ghana on Tuesday started their preparations in the Federal Capital, Abuja ahead of departure to Kumasi on Thursday.   Three –time African champions Nigeria and four –time African champions Ghana tango at the... Read more
Costa Rica 2022: Falconets Whip Senegal 3-1 In Thies, Set For FIFA World Cup Finals
Two-time World Cup silver medallists Nigeria all but assured of a spot at this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals after a sterling performance condemned Senegal’s U20 girls to a 3-1 defeat on home ground in Thies on Saturday evening.   Effervescent winger, Flourish Sebastine, who plays her... Read more
Refereeing: NFF Celebrates Linus Mba At 81
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has felicitated with one-time FIFA referee, one-time FIFA advisor on refereeing and the Federation’s Consultant on Refereeing for many years, Mr Linus Mba, as the erudite man-of-the-whistle turned 81 on Tuesday.                 General Secretary of the NFF, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, extolled Pa Mba’s endearing... Read more