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Team captain Ikouwem Utin and forwards Yahaya Nazifi and Effiom Maxwell are among 21 players listed by Nigeria’s under-20 male team for the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.
An Africa Cup of Nations with new dates and an expanded 24-team line-up will take centre stage this year in the continent, but the hosts have still to be decided.
The Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has named Vincent Mashami as the new coach of the national team.
Former home-based Super Eagles goalkeeper, Okiemute Odah, is set to link up with Saudi Arabian Division One League side, Jeddah FC on a one-year loan deal from Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United.
Nigeria's chief coach Salisu Yusuf has denied any wrongdoing after footage broadcast on Tuesday showed him accepting money from undercover reporters posing as football agents.
The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) and its Eritrean counterpart have come to agreement to stage an historic friendly game in August.
Norway-based midfielder Afeez Aremu has joined up with the Flying Eagles ahead of Saturday’s final U20 AFCON playoff against Mauritania in Lagos.
Stars confirmed the move on their official Twitter handle on Thursday, with The Guardian reporting that the forward has signed a three-year deal with the Botola club.
The defender was a member of Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles that finishes second at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) hosted by Morocco early this year, his second appearance in the competition after participating in the previous edition in Rwanda in 2016.
The President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon.
American sportwear makers Nike have claimed that they have received in excess of three million orders for the new World Cup jerseys of the Super Eagles.
Former Super Eagles centre-back, Kunle Odunlami, has rejoined Nigeria Professional Football League outfit, Sunshine Stars for the rest of the season.
The Algeria Football Federation (FAF) has announced that it is preparing a bid to host the 2022 African Nations Championship.
Former home-based Super Eagles winger Ezekiel Bassey hopes to make an impact with Akwa United after linking up with the club following the expiration of his contract with Iranian club, Paykan FC.
President Muhammadu Buhari has extolled the virtues of Nigeria’s former Information Minister, Chief Edwin Clark, on the occasion of his 92nd birthday anniversary.
The Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned to Tuesday, May 27, to rule on the motion seeking for a recount of votes cast in the governorship elections in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday evening inaugurated the ultra-modern Lagos Theatre in Epe, expressing fulfillment with the projects executed by his administration within the ancient town and the adjoining communities.
Victor Moses has intensified the speculation that he will reunite with Antonio Conte at Italian Serie A side Inter Milan next season after confirming he will leave Fenerbahce.
Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has vowed to ‘step on toes’ over the debt profile of the state under the current administration of Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow.
A Federal High Court in Lagos, Thursday,, fixed May 31, for hearing in a motion filed by embattled Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, challenging her trial in the court.
All parts of Zamfara State have erupted in jubilation following the Supreme Court judgement which voided the primaries of the Zamfara State All Progressives Congress (APC).
Stephen Appiah thinks Thomas Partey has the knack to lead Ghana to glory at the Africa Cup of Nations and believes he is one of Black Stars’ leaders.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Monday says the dialogue method adopted by the state government between herders and farmers had resulted in the recovery of over 32,672 animals from rustlers from 2015 to date.
South African lawmakers on Wednesday re-elected Cyril Ramaphosa as the nation's president, two weeks after the ruling ANC party returned to power in legislative elections.