Home Topics CAF

CAF

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Amaju Pinnick: Gernot Rohr deserves to continue as Super Eagles coach

The President of Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick says Gernot Rohr remains the best man for the Super Eagles and deserved to keep his job.
MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: I abandoned ‘Okada’ business for coaching

Heartland FC gaffer Fidelis Ilechukwu has revealed the reason why he left motorcycle business, popularly known as Okada to become a football coach.
Spanish giants Barcelona are reportedly ready to pay N24 billion (€60M) release clause of Nigerian International Samuel Chukwueze in order to seal his transfer from Villarreal this summer.

CAF, NFF, La Liga, Villarreal hail Samuel Chukwueze at 21

The Confederation of African Football (Caf), the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), La Liga and Villarreal have celebrated with Samuel Chukwueze on his birthday.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Adegboye Onigbinde: Rohr has not done enough for Nigerian football

Erstwhile national team handler, Adegboye Onigbinde, has described the quest to extend the contract of Gernot Rohr as coach of the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as nothing but a ‘circus’.
President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad

Coronavirus: African football must wait – CAF chief

CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad, has stated that African football must wait till the coronavirus pandemic is over.
Emmanuel Adebayor has responded to critics, making clear that he did not bring the coronavirus to Togo and also that he won’t be donating any money.

Emmanuel Adebayor rubbishes CAF awards for Liverpool’s Mo Salah, Sadio Mane

Former Premier League star, Emmanuel Adebayor, has said Liverpool pair Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane should not have won the Africa POTY Award.
An Abuja High Court yesterday finally declined to join the names of President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi to a case of financial misappropriation brought before it by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Amaju Pinnick: FIFA’s $500 million donation not coronavirus palliative

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says the $500 million donated by the Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, to member associations is not a palliative for COVID-19.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained how FIFA released funds grant will be spent.

NFF: What we will spend FIFA’s $500,000 on

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has explained how FIFA released funds grant will be spent.
Tracy Batta, 29, Co-founder and CEO, Smoothie Express

Nigerians dominate 2020 Forbes ‘Africa 30 under 30’ list

Nigeria has had its share of the global challenges – fall in oil prices, disruption in tribal and religious harmony spawning seemingly endless security crises; then came the ‘irrepressible’ COVID-19 threatening to wipe everyone out.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF to revise budget, cut down on competitions to attend

The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Friday met via video conferencing to deliberate on important issues in Nigerian football, according to a statement from the football body.
Former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has thanked everyone, including his partner Olga Dyachenko for giving him a special surprise bash on his 33rd birthday.

Super Eagles skipper lauds spouse for special birthday treat

Former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has thanked everyone, including his partner Olga Dyachenko for giving him a special surprise bash on his 33rd birthday.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

CAF, Chelsea celebrate Mikel Obi at 33

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Premier League giants Chelsea have sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles skipper John Mikel Obi who clocks 33 years on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: CAF postpones interclubs finals indefinitely

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the indefinite postponement of the finals of the Total CAF Confederation Cup and Total CAF Champions League 2019/20 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has extended the suspension of the continent’s inter-club finals until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Caf inter-club competitions postponed indefinitely

The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has extended the suspension of the continent’s inter-club finals until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF: NPFL season to be concluded within eight weeks after coronavirus crisis

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced the 2019-20 Nigeria Professional Football League season will be completed within six to eight weeks after the coronavirus crisis.
Junior Lokosa

Nigeria forward explains reasons behind his game time struggle at Esperance

Esperance signed Lokosa shortly after he finished as top scorer in the Nigerian professional football league back in the 2018/2019 season.
The race for the 2018-2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title heightened on Monday at the Agege Stadium in Lagos after Match Day 4 action.

Nigerian league to be completed within eight weeks of resumption

The Nigeria Professional Football League presently suspended due to the ravaging coronavirus pandemic will be completed within six to eight weeks once the suspension is lifted.
US Monastir forward Anthony Okpotu says lack of quality match balls and natural grass playing surfaces in the Nigeria Professional Football League are the major reasons why Nigerian clubs fail to deliver on the continent.

Anthony Okpotu: Why Nigerian clubs perform woefully on the continent

US Monastir forward Anthony Okpotu says lack of quality match balls and natural grass playing surfaces in the Nigeria Professional Football League are the major reasons why Nigerian clubs fail to deliver on the continent.

Recent Stories

Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.