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Kelechi Nwakali says he is pleased with his performance for Nigeria B in their friendly match against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.
Nigeria B coach Salisu Yusuf has invited 23 players for Tuesday’s friendly match with Europa League winners Atletico Madrid of Spain at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Thursday via a press release.
President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has commended video entertainment company, MultiChoice, for its plan to bring LaLiga giants, Atletico Madrid to play in Nigeria.
It was all smiles for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Enyimba on Wednesday.
Akwa United fans will have the privilege of watching next Wednesday’s CAF Confederation Cup clash against Al Hilal of Sudan free of charge.
Goalkeeper Ojo Olorunleke was the hero for Akwa United on Sunday, saving three penalties as the Promise Keepers beat Al Ittihad of Libya advanced to the play-offs of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Heartland head coach Ramson Madu is expecting a tough match against Akwa United on Sunday.
Sports minister Solomon Dalung has said he is doubtful the Super Eagles will play a farewell game in Abuja against DR Congo on the way to the World Cup as he does not have the 130 million Naira to regrass the pitch of the Abuja National Stadium in time for the friendly.
Akwa United central defender Emmanuel Ariwachukwu says himself and his teammates are “hungry” to prove their mettle in the CAF Confederation Cup tie against Banjul FC.
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has promised players of Enugu Rangers a special bonus of N1m, apart from their normal bonus, for every home or away win in the 2018 /19 NPFL season which kicks off this weekend.
Enugu Rangers will open a two-week training camp at Ijebu Ode December 28, general manager Davidson Owumi has said, while also saying he has yet to attend to the transfer of returnee Chisom Egbuchulam
Super Eagles right full back, Shehu Abdullahi, has been suspended for two games and also fined for an undisclosed amount of money for violent conduct according to a statement by the Cyprus Football Association yesterday.
Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has said the Super Eagles’ defence and midfield need strengthening ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup for the team to succeed at the quadrennial event.
The outbreak of monkey pox which was reported by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) dominated searches on Internet search engine — Google — this week.
Former Wimbledon striker, John Fashanu, believes no group will come easy for Nigeria’s Super Eagles when the draw for the 2018 World Cup is held on December 1.
The 22-year-old has made 31 appearances for the Blues since making his debut in December 2014, 19 coming as a substitute, and the lack of opportunities led to him spending last season on loan at Crystal Palace.
Mexico have been fined 10,000 Swiss francs (£7,600) after their supporters were found guilty of making "discriminatory and insulting chants" during the first half of their 1-0 win over Germany on Sunday.
Celebrating a first win just one week into the job, Spain's new boss Fernando Hierro said he was happy with the narrow 1-0 defeat of Iran, while adding that people had better get used to him being in charge.
A manuscript written almost ten years ago has been selected as the winner of the Dusty Manuscript Contest; a Prize organized for budding Nigerian writers.
A yet to be identified Nigerian was among five persons who entered Finland illegally with the help of World Cup identity papers.
The Commander of the 207 Quick Response Group of the Air Force, Group Capt. Caleb Olayera, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Gusau.
Taliban fighters and Afghan security forces hugged and took selfies with each other in restive eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, as an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country held for the second day of Eid.
Lionel Messi said he was "obviously hurt" by missing a penalty in Argentina's 1-1 draw with Iceland at the World Cup on Saturday.
A new study from researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Israel says eight weeks of stress may damage a man’s sperm.
The long awaited moment has come, and the battle ground is the Arena Baltika in Kaliningrad, where the Super Eagles will face Croatia in their Group D opening match at 2000 hours.