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Ardent desire to gain places in Nigeria’s 23–man squad for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia will be the key incentive for Nigeria’s home–based professionals, who begin campaign for glory in the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco on Monday.
The Algerian Football Federation has promised to punish officials who missed the Abdullahi Shehu bungle in last month’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria.
The president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has apologised to Nigerians and football lovers for the FIFA sanctions on the country.
Nigeria Football Federation First Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi, a lawyer, has been named the head of a four-man panel to investigate the error that led to Nigeria forfeiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria in Constantine on 10th November 2017, the NFF announced in a press release on Wednesday. \
Nigeria was lucky to retain its ticket to the Russia 2018 World Cup following world football governing body, FIFA’s discovery that the Super Eagles fielding Shehu Abdullahi, who was ineligible, in its last qualifying game against Algeria.
World football governing body FIFA has sanctioned Nigeria for fielding an ineligible player in Shehu Abdullahi in their final FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers tie against Algeria on the 10th of November 2017 in Constantine.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has hailed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the “professional and committed manner” it handled the team’s 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.
The friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina will be used to launch FIFA’s Russia 2018 World Cup trophy tour.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr also revealed that captain Mikel Obi will return to the starting line-up in Tuesday’s friendly against Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has praised the performance of the fringe players he played yesterday in Constantine when Nigeria were forced to a 1-1 draw by Argentina.
A goal in added time from Cameroon saw them force Zambia to a 2-2 draw in an inconsequential African Group B Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier in Ndola on Saturday.
Gernot Rohr has expressed satisfaction with the performance of his team in Friday’s 1-1 draw with Algeria in a dead rubber World Cup qualifier in Constantine.
The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has declared that he will sign the death warrant of any person found guilty of kidnapping by the court.
The anti-open grazing bill sent to the Edo State House of Assembly by the Peoples Democratic Party has sparked a fresh row between the party and the ruling All Progressive Congress.
The managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, says it is impossible for the government to employ everyone.
Mohamed Salah stayed humble after scoring four goals and adding an assist in Liverpool's 5-0 rout over Watford on Tuesday, crediting his teammates for giving him opportunities to score.
Musa Bility is to step down as Liberia FA (LFA) president after choosing not to run for a third term.
An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 23-year-old hair stylist, Comfort Ishukwu, who allegedly assaulted a policeman, in Kirikiri Prisons, pending when her bail conditions would be met.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has described as devastating and heartbreaking, the news of the death of Senator Ali Wakili.
Pep Guardiola tried to play down growing excitement among Manchester City supporters over the possibility of winning the Premier League title when they face bitter rivals United in the derby early next month.
A bride-to-be in Arizona has so much to worry about after her wedding day turned out to be a sad day following her arrest en-route to the solemnization venue, for allegedly Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
Some suspected armed robbers on Monday in Kano attacked staff of NNPC Mega filling station in Hotoro area and made away with N16 million.