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A Winner of the African Cup of Nations in 1994 and Olympic Games Soccer gold in 1996, Amuneke had previously rejected NFF’s Technical Director job which is now held by his former Super Eagles teammate, Austin Eguavoen
Napoli centre-forward Victor Osimhen has intensified his recovery from a shoulder injury he suffered during Nigeria’s 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game.
Yakubu Aiyegbeni believes coach Gernot Rohr and a significant proportion of Nigeria's national team players are not fit to wear the famous green and white shirt in the wake of their outing against Sierra Leone.
In the wake of their draw against Sierra Leone, African football legend Nwankwo Kanu has jumped in defence of the Nigeria senior national team, claiming there are no longer minnows in African football.
Gernot Rohr has praised goalkeeper Maduka Okoye after his impressive performance against Sierra Leone in the second-leg AFCON qualifying match on Tuesday.
On Tuesday evening, the Super Eagles of Nigeria will clash with the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in the reverse fixture of their double-header 2022 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Freetown.
William Troost-Ekong has urged the Nigeria national team to fully focus when they take on Sierra Leone in Tuesday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game.
“Our objective is to win the game, our target of four points in the two games is still possible. I believe in my team, it will be difficult, they also have a good team. We can play as well, we want to play forward and score goals but defend better.”
Attacker Emmanuel Dennis has been ruled out Nigeria’s African Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone.
Former Minister of Youths and Sports Solomon Dalung has blamed Super Eagles disappointing outing on Friday on make shift preparation.
The three-time African champions allowed a four goals lead slip away from them, at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, but Ekong said the shocking result has left the team hungrier ahead of the reversed fixture.
The Super Eagles have been tasked by the Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, to make sure they beat the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone on Tuesday after they squandered a 4-0 lead on Friday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City.
Nigerian football great Mutiu Adepoju has called on supporters to maintain faith in the Super Eagles despite their appalling performance against Sierra Leone.
Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong says the there is no chance the three-time African champions will underrate Sierra Leone in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game.
A cross-section of Enugu parents, on Saturday, advocated two shifts for academic activities in primary and secondary schools, reduce overcrowding and thus wide-scale transmission of COVID-19 within schools.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured that payment of the N30,000 minimum wage will be resumed this January having been suspended due to the negative effect of the covid-19 pandemic.
Months after it was announced that the Nigerian Television Authority and Wale Adenuga Productions had embarked on a ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic TV drama series, ‘The Village Headmaster’, it was recently announced that the recording stage of the first season had been successfully-concluded, and the promotional trailer had started airing across Nigeria.
Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
KRC Genk Sporting director Dimitri De Conde believes Paul Onuachu has the talent to play for any club in the world.
Britain is concerned about the spread of COVID-19 in supermarkets and particularly people not wearing masks in them, Minister for COVID Vaccine Deployment Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday.
The Alliance for Survival of COVID-19 and Beyond, a coalition of labour and civil society groups being led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has urged Nigerians to resist any attempt by health workers to commercialise Covid vaccines expected in the country anytime soon.
The 33-year-old is currently self-isolating at home and said to be in good health, is hoping to be able to arrive in Australia at a later date and still participate in the AustraliaOpen which begins on February 8.
Ven Sopuluchukwu Umeojiaku in Ezinifite, Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State has urged the South East Governors to stop wasting further time in setting up what he called a strong and formidable regional security outfit like their counterparts in other geopolitical zones.
Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, on Saturday, eliminated no fewer than 50 bandits at Kuriya village in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara, Defence Headquarters says.