Why FIFA banned Samson Siasia FIFA on Friday banned former Nigeria Football Federation official Samson Siasia for life after the body’s ethics panel found him guilty of taking bribes in connection with match fixing. In a statement, the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA’s independent ethics committee said the probe targeting Siasia stemmed from a wider investigation involving...... read more
Chukwueze: Roc Nation Sports wants Super Eagles player in EPL Super Eagles up and coming striker, Samuel Chukwueze has been linked to English Premier League side Liverpool and Manchester United and his new management outfit Roc Nation Sports will be pleased with a move.   Chukwueze signed a contract with the Roc Nation partly owned by rap star Jay-Z last week...... read more
Remain humble and hardworking because Pride destroys talent, Ikpeazu tells Chukwueze   Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has urged young people who are blessed with talents to remain humble and hardworking because “pride is the virus that destroys talent”.  The Governor stated this today at Government House Umuahia when he received Super Eagles star, Samuel Chukwueze who paid him a courtesy visit to mark...... read more
Odion Ighalo confirms his retirement from international football with Nigeria Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo has confirmed his retirement from international football with Nigeria after winning the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Golden Boot last night.   The former Watford attacker finished the tournament with five goals in seven appearances to win the top scorer's prize in Egypt. Taking to his Instagram page, he...... read more
Why NFF President Amaju Pinnick was removed as CAF 1st vice president President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has been reportedly removed as the Confederation of African Football 1st vice president and replaced by Congolese Omari Constant. Mauritania FA boss, Fouzi Lekjaa and South Africa’s Danny Jordaan are now the 2nd and 3rd vice presidents of the continent’s football governing body respectively....... read more
FIFA congratulates Enyimba FC Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has congratulated Enyimba International Football Club of Aba for emerging  2019 Champions of Nigeria football. FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, sent the congratulatory message in a letter dispatched to the Club through the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Pinnick, from Zürich on Monday,16th July,...... read more
NFF says Rohr will not be sacked, to be sent on refresher course The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) might not bow to pressure by a section of Nigerians who want Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr sacked after failng to win the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. NFF president Melvin Amaju Pinnick in tweet with respected Nigerian journalist Osasu Obayiuwana said the Federation had...... read more
"Nigerians We're Sorry, We Gave Our Best But It Was Not Enough" - Ighalo Nigerian professional footballer Odion Jude Ighalo speaks on the loss of Nigeria to Algeria.   Odion Ighalo said the match was a very difficult game as they gave their best but it wasn't enough as they hope to win their next game against Tunisia for third place. He said: "Nigerians we...... read more
AFCON: Man destroys TV after Nigeria lost to Algeria A Nigerian man destroyed his TV set last night after Nigeria crashed out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles were defeated by Algeria's Desert Foxes 2-1 at the semi-final match which held at the Cairo International stadium yesterday Sunday July 14th.   The Nigerian man who had a N700k...... read more
I think with time Chukwueze is going to be one of our best players – Ahmed Musa Super Eagles’ Vice-Captain Ahmed Muse says patience was the key to the team’s victory against South Africa in the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt on Wednesday. The Super Eagles on Wednesday defeated Bafana Bafana of South Africa 2-1 in the quarter-finals of  AFCON 2019 in Egypt. A...... read more
AFCON: Nigeria defeats South Africa to reach semi-final Nigeria defeated South Africa 2-1 to reach the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations courtesy a 89th winner from Center Half William Troost-Ekong. Ekong ran into the box unmarked as he turned in a Moses Simon cross with a minute of regulation time left on the clock.   South Africa...... read more
Benin Offers Voodoo Prayers For AFCON Success The sound of drum beats, hand claps and women singing fills the air at a shrine in Cotonou in the West African nation of Benin, the homeland of voodoo. But these days the ceremonies are a little bit different, as people pray for the country’s football team to make further historic progress...... read more
AFCON: Egyptians tasks Super Eagles to defeat South Africa on Wednesday Several hours after the Bafana Bafana of South Africa ended the Pharaohs’ campaign in the on-going 2019 Afcon with a 1-0 defeat on Saturday, many Egyptians stayed rooted to their seats not believing what had happened to their darling team. Thirteen years ago when Egypt hosted the African Cup of Nations, the...... read more
AFCON exit: Egypt sack coach, FA president quits Egypt coach Javier Aguirre has become the first casualty of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).He was sacked just hours after the hosts were bundled out of the tournament by South Africa in the round of 16 on Saturday in Cairo. Hosts Egypt lost 0-1 after an 85th minute goal...... read more
Super Eagles to face Cameroon in AFCON Round of 16 Nigeria’s Super Eagles will battle the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon for a place in the quarter-finals after the defending champions finished second in their groupThe arrangement for the tournament that had 24 teams for the first time pitched the runners-up of Group B against the runners-up of Group F. Nigeria surprisingly...... read more
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