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Ibrahim Sunusi, the joint top scorer in the 2018/2019 NPFL season is top on the list of 52 players invited by Nigeria U-17 national team coach, Manu Garba, for the final phase of preparation ahead the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil.
Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to Nov. 17.
Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has revealed that his return to Super Eagles was the outcome of the family meeting held in Capferrete, France.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), secretary-general, Mohammed Sanusi said yesterday that the target for the national Under-20 male and female teams at the 2019 African Games in Rabat, Morocco, was to win the gold medal in the football event.
The Nigeria Football Federation, on Monday, marked the 30th anniversary of the death of footballer, Samuel Okwaraji.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the Super Eagles will face Ukraine in an international friendly on September 10.
The FIFA inspection team, which arrived in Nigeria on Monday on an inspection tour of facilities for the hosting of the 2020 edition of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, has expressed satisfaction at the state of facilities in Benin City, the Edo State Capital.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed Benin, the Edo state capital, as venue of the November 11, 2021, Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles and the Squirrels of Benin Republic.
The Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) led by the Executive Chairman, Kweku Tandoh, on Tuesday said the state was ready to host FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2020.
A five-man inspection team from FIFA will arrive Lagos on Monday for a four-day inspection of facilities and equipments that Nigeria has put forward to host the U20 Women’s World Cup in 2020.
Sports enthusiasts in Benin, the Edo capital on Thursday appealed to Shanghai Shenhua striker, Odion Ighalo, to reconsider his announced retirement from the Super Eagles.
Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has redeemed his $50,000 pledge to the Super Eagles for the only goal scored against Algeria during the semi final match at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
For more than a year after scrapping the Anambra Ministry of Sports and creating the Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC), stakeholders are still awaiting the blueprint for development of sports in the state, according to the report by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Business mogul Femi Otedola on Tuesday fulfilled his pledge of 25,000 dollars to the senior national team, the Super Eagles.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state is ready to host the world as the international football governing body, FIFA, commences tour of facilities in Nigeria’s bid to host the 2020 Under-20 female soccer fiesta.
Lagos State Government says it is implementing programmes and projects that would upscale fish production and harness the enormous economic opportunities available in the agricultural value chains in the State.
Chad President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces on Sunday after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month.
Organisers of the 12th African Games on Sunday, officially welcomed Team Nigeria to “Rabat 2019”, with a flag-raising ceremony at the Games Village located at the International University of Rabat.
The Police in Ogun State have discovered the decomposing remains of a farm worker, who was allegedly murdered by his boss, over allegation of stealing.
The Pastor of Jesus Miracle Church at No. 16, Ado-Odo Road, Afan, Sango-Ota, Ogun State, Jeremiah Ehindero, has said he stole a N1.2million vehicle when his congregation’s tithes and offerings was not enough to pay off a N650,000 bank loan.
Barcelona and Paris-Saint Germain held talks on Tuesday to discuss Neymar’s prospective return to Camp Nou.
Paris Saint-Germain are open to the idea of a loan deal for Neymar, with a subsequent obligation to buy, as the Brazilian continues to seek a way out of Parc des Princes.
Nigeria winger Moses Simon has joined French Ligue 1 club FC Nantes on a season long loan deal from LaLiga side, Levante.
Hong Kong’s government on Thursday announced an economic support package worth 2.44 billion dollars (HK$19.1 billion) as escalating political protests and the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war weigh heavily on the Asian financial centre.
The Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebu land in Ogun State, Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona (Ogbagba II), yesterday received thousands of sons and daughters of Ijebu extraction of the Yoruba race in Ijebu-Ode at this year’s Ojude Oba Cultural Festival/Carnival.