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Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been named in the highly revered and authoritative France Football Magazine African Team of the Year for 2018.
The Super Eagles trio of Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi, and Odion Ighalo are among the names on the list of nominees for CAF Player of the year.
Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals.
Mohamed Salah scored a last-minute winner as Egypt came from behind to end Tunisia’s 100 percent record in African Nations Cup qualifying with a 3-2 win in Alexandria on Friday.
Clarence Seedorf feels that the opening goal that Cameroon conceded against Morocco was the defining moment that marked his first defeat since he took over the reins as the Indomitable Lions Manager, three months ago.
Noussair Mazraoui's superbly worked first-half equaliser stunned an out-of-sorts Bayern Munich on Tuesday, as Ajax held the German giants to a surprise 1-1 draw in Bavaria.
Morocco and Ajax midfielder Hakim Ziyech has won the Dutch Footballer of the Year award known as the Gouden Schoen (Golden Boot).
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal in two World Cup matches as Portugal won 1-0 against a Morocco side that created plenty of chances but were eliminated from the tournament.
Younes Belhanda and Hakim Ziyech scored in the first half to ensure Morocco continued to show good form.
Serbia defender Ivan Obradovic says the side have now shifted attention to Tuesday’s friendly clash against three-time African champions Nigeria following Friday’s 2-1 defeat to Morocco.
Senegal legend El Hadji Diouf believes that Morocco can break new ground for Africa at the World Cup this summer, and is particularly impressed with influential midfielder Hakim Ziyech.
Domestic carriers were hard hit by the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), resulting in the loss of several billions of naira that would have been earned as revenue from ticket sales.
A mild drama occurred on Sunday when the All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy Governorship candidate in Kwara, Mr Kayode Alabi, visited Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Gaa Akanbi, to seek spiritual guidance.
Boko Haram insurgents on Saturday carried out coordinated attacks in different parts of North-east Nigeria, specifically targetting military locations.
The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors’ Forum and Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has enjoined Nigerians to show patriotism over the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold Saturday, February 16.
Cardiff City could launch a negligence claim against Nantes as soon as next week if an official report finds Emiliano Sala was flown to his death by a pilot who did not have the correct licence, according to Britain’s Sunday Telegraph.
Financial experts on Saturday said the hasty postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission would create uncertainty and affect inflow of foreign investments.
Benfica midfielder Joao Felix, who has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo and linked with Manchester United, is a future candidate for the Ballon d’Or, his agent has said.
The Federal Government has begun rehabilitation, reconstruction and expansion works on the Agbara-Seme Border section of Lagos-Badagry Expressway, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) has asked Nigerians to reflect on the last three and a half years and compare it with the 16 years of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before picking their choice of candidates in Saturday elections.
Arsenal legend Ray Parlour reckons Mesut Ozil could get Unai Emery sacked at the Emirates.