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Felix Owolabi, a former Green Eagles player, on Thursday said Ahmed Musa’s decision to play for Kano Pillars has further endeared the Super Eagles Captain to him.
“We recall with great delight the numerous contributions of Christian Chukwu to the game of football, including leading the Nigerian national team, The Green Eagles, as Captain to win their first ever African Nations Cup in 1980,’’ he said.
1980 African Cup of Nations winner, Christian Chukwu, is not impressed that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has failed to create a solid first eleven for the Nigerian senior national team.
Former Valencia sporting director, Javier Subirats, is certain Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona this summer.
Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.
Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, says that he will try to implement the proposal made to retire the Jersey number six in honour of Samuel Sochukwuma Okwaraji, whose 31st anniversary of his death was marked on August 12. The soccer star died on active duty in 1989.
The Nigeria Football Federation has marked the 31st anniversary of the death of Samuel Okwaraji who died at the National Stadium, Surulere on the 12th August 1989, during a match.
Former Green Eagles Captain Segun Odegbami has described Rangers International of Enugu and Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan as more than ordinary clubs in Nigeria.
The restart of the Zambian season, planned for Saturday, was delayed 24 hours after 28 players and staff from league leaders Forest Rangers tested positive for coronavirus.
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’.
Former Green Eagles winger, Adegoke Adelabu, says the spread of coronavirus, which has led to postponement and cancellation of sporting events across the world has in a way killed the ‘main source of joy’ around the globe.
Forty years after winning the most coveted Football trophy on the continent, Youth and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare, has lavished encomium on the victorious 1980 Green Eagles.
Nigerian football legend and former skipper of the old National Side, Green Eagles of Nigeria, Segun Odegbami, is currently pregnant with joy in appreciation to the Federal Government for granting him the approval to own and operate a private sports radio station.
Former Nigeria international football star, Segun Odegbami, has confirmed that a former CAF Coach of the Year, Kadiri Ikhana, is now back on his feet after a torrid period which necessitated him undergoing a corrective surgery.
Youth and Sports Minister Mr .Sunday Dare has expressed deep shock and sadness on the deaths of two ex Nigerian Internationals Sule Kekere and Kabiru Baleria.
The German tactician contract set to rundown in June later in the year but the 66-year-old ex-Ligue 1 manager led the three Africa Champions to a third-place finish in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt is eager to continue managing Nigeria.
Former Green Eagles defender Kadiri Ikhana has called for financial support from Nigerians to enable him undergo three surgeries.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has not been paid his wages by the Nigeria Football Federation for six months.
The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed 424 premises, comprising 99 pharmacies and 325 patent medicine shops, during an enforcement exercise in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
One of the most disconsolately heart-rending sports news from last year was the sudden passing away of Kobe Bryant, the American professional basketball player, the shooting guard, who spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
No fewer than 25 rape cases were recorded in Enugu State from January to March 2021, the Centre Manager, Tamar Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Tamar SARC), Mrs Evelyn Onah, said.
A 70 year old man, Micheal Omolayo, suspected to be a ritualist has been arrested in Akure, the Ondo State capital for allegedly packing human hair in large quantity at a barber’s shop.
Popular reality TV star and former Big Brother Naija housemate, Alex Asogwa aka Alex Unusual has said she learnt how to ignore people at the Big Brother Naija House.
The Nigerian Baptist Convention has admonished the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to take the death of his son, Dare Adeboye, as a trial of his faith.
Olu of Warri-designate, Prince Tsola Emiko, son of the late Atuwatse II, the kingdom’s 19th monarch, has began a 90-day compulsory seclusion.
Former Nigerian winger George Finidi has disclosed that Super Eagles star Samuel Chukwueze has what it takes to succeed in any top club in Europe.
The Lagos State Commissioner of police (CP), Hakeem Odumosu, has explained that Nollywood’s Baba Ijesha would not be released from detention until the striking Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) resumed from its nationwide strike.