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Babagana Kalli, an Executive Committee member of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says the federation is gradually working towards moving into the online match reporting system in accordance with global best practices.
Nigeria’s surviving clubs in this year’s Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) club competition, Enyimba International of Aba and Enugu Rangers International received favourable draws in the Confederation Cup play-offs pairings held in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday.
Succour has returned to football-craving students of secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State, with the rebirth of Principals’ Cup billed to start later in the month.
The Nigeria’s representatives in this season’s CAF Confederations Cup, Enyimba of Aba and Enugu Rangers have been drawn against teams from South Africa and Togo respectively.
In a bid to have Nigerian Referees listed for the 2019/2020 CAF/FIFA competitions, the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA) has picked 24 FIFA-badged referees after its FIFA fitness test conducted in Abuja.
Enyimba arrived in Aba on Tuesday evening after their ouster from the 2019 CAF Champions League following a 1-0 defeat by Al Hilal of Sudan in Omdurman on Sunday with centre-back Ifeanyi Anaemena admitting they actually lost the Second Preliminary Round ties in Aba.
The national U-17 side, Golden Eaglets, are expected to leave the country on 8th October for Sao Paolo, Brazil for the final build up to the FIFA U17 World Cup billed for the South American nation.
The People’s Elephant were sent packing from the continental’s foremost club competition by Al Hilal of Sudan 1-0 on aggregate after they played a barren draw with the North African side in Aba a fortnight earlier.
Two-time African champions Enyimba have been eliminated from Caf Champions League following their 1-0 loss to Al-Hilal in Omdurman on Sunday.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.
Enyimba coach Usman Abdallah has hailed his players despite the Peoples Elephants CAF champions league 1-0 aggregate defeat which lead to the team’s elimination in the hands of Sudanese side Al-hilal.
The minister of Sports and Youth Development, Sunday Dare, has said the Federal Government is already working on a new business model that would explore the business angle of sports to make it more-rewarding.
Nigeria’s surviving clubs in this year’s Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) competitions, Enyimba International of Aba and Enugu Rangers International, face herculean tasks today as they fight for tickets to money-spinning group stages of the Champions League and Confederation Cup, respectively.
The Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, has promised to restore the lost glory of Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, formerly known as Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, during a visit on Sunday.
Enyimba coach Usman Abdallah has stated confidently that the People’s Elephant are in Sudan to pick qualification to the group stage of the CAF champions league ahead of the away tie to Sudanese Al-hilal despite a goalless first leg fortnight ago.
Austin Oladapo has stated that Nigeria’s sole remaining CAF champions league campaigner Enyimba FC is ready and well equipped for the challenge of Al-Hilal in Omdurman this weekend after a scoreless first leg in Nigeria.
A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday ordered that a 19-year-old labourer, Bashiru Ibrahim, who allegedly defiled a six-year-old girl, be remanded in a correctional facility, pending legal advice.
European Parliament President, David Sassoli, has urged EU leaders to allow Britain to delay its end of month deadline to leave the European Union.
More than 100 elephants have died in Botswana in the past two months partly because of a suspected anthrax outbreak, the government has said.
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has decried the lack of commitment to standard by members of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria in bread making.
South African Airways (SAA) and Comair began returning grounded planes to service on Wednesday a day after safety regulators flagged maintenance problems.
The absence of a legal representative for a notorious Rivers State serial killer, Gracious West, has stalled the arraignment proceedings at the State High Court in Port Harcourt.
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil has hit back at criticism of his nonchalant demeanour, insisting that he always strives for perfection on the pitch and that his on-field successes outweigh any calls for him make changes to how he presents himself during matches.
Flood has sacked many Olomu communities, destroying farm produce and means of livelihood, with many people displaced from their homes.
Nzube Anaezemba has turned down the chance of playing for another season with Kano Pillars and has instead opted for a move to another Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Lobi Stars.
Nigeria has pledged a financial commitment of $12 million to the Global Fund towards tackling the menace of HIV/AIDS globally over the next three years. Nigeria also demonstrated a commitment to increase domestic resources for health and disease programmes.