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Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Australian striker Sam Kerr will test herself at the top level of European football after impressing in her homeland and the United States as she joined Chelsea on Wednesday.
Former Barcelona and Valencia striker David Villa has announced his retirement from playing football.
Former Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby was on Saturday appointed head coach of the Indian U-17 women’s team.
The Olympic Eagles will begin the defence of the title they won four years ago in Senegal when they face Cote d’Ivoire today (Saturday) in their opening Group B game of the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo.
Cardiff City must pay Nantes €6 million for the transfer of Emiliano Sala who died in a plane crash on his way to the Welsh club, FIFA said. The sum was agreed as the first instalment for the player.
Nigeria’s quest to host the U-20 Women World Cup is receiving massive support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development with the Nigerian Football Federation are in close contact with world football governing body, FIFA over Nigeria’s bid to host the U-20 Women World Cup.
Captain of Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets to the 1993 Under-17 FIFA World Cup in Japan, Wilson Oruma, has said the team succeeded in winning the tournament because other countries underrated Nigeria.
Former FIFA U17 World Cup-winning captain Kelechi Nwakali will be stand-in captain when Nigeria opens its Africa U23 Cup of Nations campaign against the Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in Cairo on Saturday.
African players still do not get the recognition they deserve, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o told AFP in an interview, as he hopes that this will finally be the year another player from the continent wins the Ballon d’Or.
Nigeria’s Minister of Sport, Sunday Dare, could be headed for a collision course with the Big wigs in the NFF following a scathing assessment of the Football body’s activities in a tweet on Thursday.
Iraq has been told to find neutral venues for this month’s home qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup because of ongoing protests, officials said on Wednesday.
Netherlands manager Vander Veen Peter has taken a time-out of their win over Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets at the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.
Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp believes goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi’s experience is coming to the fore, saying the gap left by Itumeleng Khune is slowly getting filled.
FIFA has signed a “comprehensive” memorandum of understanding with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The partnership will see football’s world governing body join forces with the inter-Governmental group which encompasses 10 countries in the region.
The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.
Deontay Wilder has predicted Anthony Joshua will suffer a second straight defeat at the hands of Andy Ruiz Jr.
The 2019 Nigeria Ladies Golf Open Championship teed off on Wednesday at the IBB International Golf and Country Club in Abuja, with Ugandan Irene Nakalembe dictating the pace.
Russian club Lokomotiv Moscow are looking to sign Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru on loan from French Ligue 1 side, Monaco in January.
A human rights activist, Comrade Ibrahim Abubakar, has raised the alarm over the rise in fake news in the country, describing it as a “higher threat than terrorism”.
The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government grant tax holidays to investors in the solid minerals sector to enhance investment.