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Enugu Rangers and fierce rivals, Enyimba will be up against each other in the opening fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six play-offs billed to commence in Lagos on Tuesday, June 4 at Agege Stadium.
Football fans in Ilorin have called on Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to consider proven home based players in his team selection for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt scheduled for June.
Javier del Rio, Head of the La Liga/Nigeria Office, on Wednesday in Abuja said the Spanish league organisers have been working closely with the League Management Company (LMC).
Former Rangers International of Enugu player Ugonna Uzochukwu has called on the League Management Company (LMC) to ensure clubs improve the welfare of players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Former Super Eagles’ left back Taye Taiwo has warned young Nigerian footballers against starting off their overseas adventure at lowly rated leagues noting that it would eventually kill their career.
Chikeluba Ofoedu, Maccabi Tel Aviv attacker, has called on Gernot Rohr to give him a chance to prove himself with the Super Eagles.
The Olukoya Boys would be hoping for a positive result when they tackle the former Nigerian champions in Aba as thee Nigeria Professional Football League kickoff across various venues.
Lobi Stars defender Ebube Duru has expressed his excitement following the progression of the NPFL Champions into the next round of the CAF Champions League.
Lobi Stars are bad travelers on the continent but ahead of Today’s CAF Champions League preliminary round qualifier against UMS de Loum, but defender Ebube Duru insists the current team are out to right their own history.
Rangers technical adviser Gbenga Ogunbote has called upon Nigerians to support clubs that are representing the country in the CAF Champions league and Confederations Cup this season.
In view of recent developments and the unfortunate retrogression of Nigerian football over the last one year, it is my staunch belief that there is an urgent need for a rapid change in the Nigerian Football Federation; if and only if we desire a better football sector. The time for that change is NOW.
Despite fears concerning the Ebola crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Super Eagles will play the Leopards of DR Congo at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium, Port Harcout.
Two-time African champions, Enyimba, will hope to continue their impressive run in the CAF Confederation Cup when they take on Congolese outfit, Athletique Renaissance Aiglons (CARA) in their group stage matchday-two encounter today (Wednesday).
Lobi Stars are 2017/18 first stanza Nigerian league champions with five points lead at the top but forward Anthony Okpotu has assured that his side will not relax in their title chase.
The Chairman of Adamawa United Football Club, Emmanuel Zira, on Monday said Morocco’s success at the just-ended African Nations Championship was an indication of its domestic league’s superiority in Africa.
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The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that it has not banned Dangote trucks and motorists from embarking on night journeys.
Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba has said it “was not necessary” for South Africa to apologise to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks.
Four people died after a boat carrying dozens of tourists capsized during heavy storms in Senegal, authorities and emergency services said Tuesday.
The World Health Organisation (WHO’s) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, said the United Nations (UN) agency is committed to supporting countries in determining the status of patient safety, development and implementation of national policies, guidelines and protocols for enhancing patient safety, as well as facilitating patient safety networks and partnerships.
A Nigerian man, Oscar Okwurime, 34, who died in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre in London had told the authorities at the centre that he was feeling unwell but he was not provided with medical attention, says latest report.
An additional 6.7 million mobile telephone lines (SIM cards) have been properly registered out of the estimated 9.2 million ‘not properly registered’ as recently disclosed by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC).
Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu, says the national team looks more attractive to Nigerian players in the diaspora following the team’s superb display in a 2-2 friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday.
Pep Guardiola says fans can't expect Manchester City to win every game, after they were beaten 3-2 at Norwich on Saturday evening.
Dr Yinka Ayandele, Permanent Secretary, Education District 3, Ikoyi, says more attention will be given to the study of technology in schools across the state to engender digital economy.
More than half of the 147 tigers confiscated from a controversial Thai temple have died, park officials said Monday, blaming genetic problems linked to in-breeding at the once money-spinning tourist attraction.