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Sadio Mane will miss Senegal’s opening Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Tanzania due to a suspension, according to Teranga Lions coach Aliou Cisse.
Super Eagles and Katsina Utd goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezinwa has expressed confidence that the players picked by head coach Gernot Rohr for the CAF Total Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to kick start June 21st, in Egypt are capable of lifting the trophy.
Ex-international Edema Fuludu on Monday said that the exclusion of Super Eagles striker Kelechi Ihenacho from the 23 man list by Coach Gernot Rohr didn’t come as a surprise to him.
Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Peter Etebo, says he and his colleagues cannot afford to disappoint Nigerians when the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations begins on June 21 in Egypt.
Former international Nwankwo Kanu has tipped Eagles to win the Nations cup in Egypt adding however that the players must have champion’s mentality and put the entire arsenal in their armory into the project.
Ghana striker, Asamoah Gyan, has bowed to a presidential request to make himself available for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations, just 48 hours after announcing his international retirement.
The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, paid a courtesy visit to Christain Chukwu who is recuperating at the Wellington Hospital, Circus London.
Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, officials have blamed its failure to settle coaches’ salary on the seeming unwillingness by sponsors to commit resources to the federation, because of negative reports and interference from government.
Former Super Eagles’ coach Johannes Bonfrere has faulted the recall of John Mikel Obi to the Nigerian squad ahead of preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) may have declared operation only the best is good enough at the intensive training for over 56 referees and their assistants in Rabat Morocco ahead of the 2019 Nations Cup in Egypt.
The Minifootball Association of Nigeria (MAN), Oyo State Chapter has sought the support of Oyo State Government and football enthusiasts for the game towards harnessing its benefits.
The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.
The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.
Egypt have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to commence on June 21.
The newly inaugurated Executive Council of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has congratulated the the President of the 9th Senate Ahmed Lawan on his election.
Mr Abdullahi Gana, Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has ordered massively deployment of personnel to areas of banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina State.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.
Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets of the Chinese-ruled city in recent days to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland to stand trial.