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Nigeria have named a final 23-man squad for the World Cup with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.
Kano Pillars’ Junior Lokosa, who has a knack to score at least a goal in every two matches, is among the 30 players listed by Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr in Nigeria’s provisional list for the Russia 2018 World Cup.
NFF president Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu will be in South Africa to train Chippa United No.1 Daniel Akpeyi.
Former CHAN Eagles and Chippa United of South Africa defensive midfielder, Ugonna Uzochukwu, has said he has returned to Enugu Rangers to help them reclaim the league trophy by the end of the 2017/2018 NPFL season.
Striker Uche Nwofor and midfielder Ugonna Uzochukwu have rejoined Enugu Rangers after various spells abroad.
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has hinted that Deportivo de La Coruña starlet Francis Uzoho will be his first-choice goalkeeper at the 2018 World Cup, pointing out that he has not conceded a goal since making his international debut.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has dropped a hint that Chippa United goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi could be the man keeping the goals at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has listed captain Mikel Obi, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Moses as well as Ahly forward Junior Ajayi and African Nations Championship (CHAN) star Gabriel Okechukwu in his 28-man squad to face Poland and Serbia in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly matches this month, the Nigeria Football Federation announced in a press release on Wednesday.
Daniel Akpeyi was injured in Chippa United’s 0-0 stalemate with Mamelodi Sundowns in Saturday’s South Africa Premier Soccer League encounter.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi said he was aware of the rules when he handled the ball outside the area during the first half of the friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players including team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi for the upcoming World Cup qualifier and Int’l friendly against Algeria and Argentina.
Super Eagles and Chippa United goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, is confident Nigeria will not wait till their last Group B game against Algeria before bagging their 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket.
FC IfeanyiUbah goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has confidence in himself and the other goalkeepers in the Super Eagles squad to post a good performance against Zambia here in Uyo on Saturday.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr appears to have handed back the number one spot of the Super Eagles to Chippa United ace Daniel Akpeyi, according to a report.
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Nigeria's Ambassador to The Netherlands, Oji Ngofa, has said the invitation of President Muhammadu Buhari to attend the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Rome Statute of International Criminal Court, ICC, is an indication that Nigeria’s support to the court was recognised and appreciated.
Opposition political parties in Abia state have accused the government of deliberately imposing exorbitant fees on installation of political campaign billboards across the seventeen local government areas of the state.
Lagos-based lawyer and human rights activist, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, said that the state would have been plunged into a deep crisis after the election if the National Broadcasting Corporation had not shut the Ekiti State Broadcasting Corporation on Saturday.
Nigeria-born Sammy Ameobi has said he hopes to be more consistent for English Championship side Bolton Wanderers as the new season approaches after he scored the winner in a 2-1 win over FC Halifax at the weekend.
In attendance at the meeting were Godday Smith, national chairman of Phase II, Ramsey Mukoro, Mr. Julius Joseph, Preye Ekpebide, Henry Gomerome, Lucky Willy, Peter Doloubiowei, Godday Couple, Alhaji Aletugbene, Odierin Agas, Ajuwa Johnson, Andrew Azazi, Solomon Ekelemi and Three Lion.
Ahead of tomorrow’s election in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Thursday, commenced distribution of sensitive election materials in all the 16 local government areas of the state.
The World Bank, in collaboration with the Taraba state government, has completed the training of over 2,469 teachers on trauma healing to enable teachers handle traumatised school children in communities affected by crises on Friday ended across three centres in the state.
Three weeks after the long, nervous wait for the start of the most prestigious tournament in the World, Russia 2018 World cup group stage, the round of 16 and quarter-final games were finalised with several mixed reactions.
Lookman, born to Nigerian parents, featured for England U20s in 2017 and he is still eligible to feature for Nigeria after he had earlier turned down the opportunity to switch allegiance to Nigeria after an approach from the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr
A suspected cultist has been shot dead in a clash between rival cult groups at Aladja, Delta State, while police raided and arrested 15 others at criminal hideouts in Ughelli.