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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.
Abdu Maikaba

Report: NFF set to name Abdu Maikaba as Flying Eagles’ coach

Barring any last minute change of heart, the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has concluded plans to name the incumbent Plateau United Chief Coach Abdu Maikaba as the next manager of the national U-20 team Flying Eagles.
Nigeria’s Under-17 women national team, Flamingos will jet out to Conakry, Guinea on Wednesday for the first leg of their U-17 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the host country at the 28th September Stadium in Conakry

Nigeria coach rues pandemic effect on U17 WWC qualification delay

Coach of Nigeria’s U17 women national team Bankole Olowookere has lamented the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Flamingoes FiFA U17 women world cup qualification which would have been sorted over two legs next month against Ghana’s U17 women but would now have to wait after the Confederation of African football CAF postponed the two legged fixture indefinitely.

African Champions League semi-finals postponed

Next month’s two-legged semi-finals of the African Champions League have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Sunday.

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The Chairman of the Foundation’s Board, Dr Chiwuike Newington Uba, gave the advice in a statement on Tuesday in Enugu.

Revised budget: Group urges Nigerian government to ensure high performance

An NGO, the Amaka Chiwuike Uba Foundation (ACUF), has urged the Federal Government to lay emphasis on credibility and high performance of the 2020 Revised Budget as a catalyst for infrastructure development.

Rape: Muslim group commends federal government’s efforts, advocates stiffer penalties

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Women, under the aegis of Lajna Imaillah Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Nigeria (LIMAN), has condemned the high rate of rape and Gender-Based Violence against women and girls in the country.
Simeon Nwankwo has signed a three-year contract extension with Italian Serie B side Crotone.

Super Eagles star on target again as Crotone push for promotion to Serie A

The 28-year-old Nigeria international struck in the 37th minute of the encounter at Stadio Pier Cesare Tombolato after Junior Messias broke the deadlock 11 minutes into the game.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Governor Ortom urges President Buhari to declare armed Fulani herdsmen terrorists

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare armed Fulani herdsmen who are killing innocent people in communities of Benue State as terrorists.
The north London derby cannot be the same game without fans, according to Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta.

Mikel Arteta claims north London derby different without fans

The north London derby cannot be the same game without fans, according to Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta.