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Yannick Carrasco was on target as Dalian Yifang's 2-0 Chinese Super League win over Changchun Yatai spared last year's second division champions relegation on Sunday.
Despite his record-breaking goals, Odion Ighalo’s Chinese club Changchun Yatai were today relegated to the lower league, while Mikel Obi’s team, Tianjin Teda, escaped the dreaded drop.
Odion Ighalo says he’s devastated to miss Nigeria’s the all important 2019 AFCON qualifier game against Bafana Bafana of South Africa but believes the team is capable of winning in his absence.
Henry Onyekuru has been handed a late call-up as replacement for the injured Odion Ighalo for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
Odion Ighalo has added to the Super Eagles injury concerns after he had to be stretchered off in his Chinese club’s last home game of the season today.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up stand-in team captain Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for preparations ahead of the senior national male football team’s two upcoming matches.
Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo, scored his 21st goal of the season for Changchun Yatai who fell to a 2-1 home defeat to Chongqing Dangdai Lifan in a Chinese Super League clash at the Changchun’s People Stadium, Changchun, on Saturday.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo says death threats aimed at his family after the World Cup were not enough to make him quit playing for the Super Eagles.
Changchun Yatai of China striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has expressed optimism that the new found form displayed by the Super Eagles against Libya would be enough to see them defeat South Africa next month.
Odion Ighalo on Tuesday scored twice for the Super Eagles to beat Libya 3-2 and shoot to the top of Group E in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
Super Eagles Franco-German Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has so much to prove this evening as his wards take on Libya’s Mediterranean Knights at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia beginning at 7:00pm Nigerian time.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he expects a challenging Africa Cup of Nations qualifier rematch against Libya on Tuesday despite trouncing the north Africans at the weekend.
Despite Super Eagles 4-0 victory over Libya on Saturday in Uyo, Nigeria’s Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has demanded more from the Ahmed Musa led squad as the team flies out of the Akwa Ibom State capital on a chartered flight for Sfax, Tunisia this morning.
Super Eagles forward, Odion Ighalo, bagged a brace for Changchun Yatai who drew 3-3 against John Mikel Obi’s Tiajin Teda in a Chinese Super League clash at the Tianjin Tuanbo Soccer Stadium, Tianjin, on Saturday.
Isaac Success is among 24 players invited for the Super Eagles’ double-take 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya.
Nigeria's transportation minister Rotimi Amaechi has said the supposed federal government and General Electric railway concession agreement ended at the negotiation stage.
Prof. Usman Ahmed, Provost, College of Health Sciences, Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa, says Nigeria must establish Federal University of Health Sciences in six geo-political zones to address inter-disciplinary rivalry and dearth of healthcare professionals.
An Upper Area Court III, Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Friday, sentenced a 61-year-old businessman Isaac Phillip to three years in prison for raping an eight-year-old girl.
Gabon’s Constitutional Court has intervened in a crisis surrounding hospitalised president Ali Bongo, declaring to a storm of criticism that it had modified the constitution to address his “temporary incapacity”.
Hope Uzodinma, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Imo State and Senator for Orlu Senatorial District (Imo West), has promised to liberate the state from its shackles of underdevelopment and political bondage if elected into office.
The management of Kaduna Electric on Friday called on Churches and Mosques in its franchise States of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara to pay their electricity bills just like other citizens do.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), says a total of 3.36 million passengers travelled through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja between January and September.
Bafana Bafana of South Africa forward Thulani Serero says he is willing to play anywhere that head coach Stuart Baxter wants him to play against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Saturday.
Jihadists have killed at least eight Syrian government troops near a planned buffer zone around the country's last major rebel bastion, a monitor said on Saturday.
Christiana Essien-Igbokwe, a late singer known as ‘Nigeria’s Lady of Songs’, has been honoured with a Google doodle on her posthumous birthday; November 11.