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Former Olympic Eagles’ captain, Isaac Promise, will be buried on Saturday, December 14, the late player’s family has announced.
Unless there is a rapprochement between CAF President Ahmad and his former 1st Vice President and Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick, Nigeria may have lost the chance of hosting the widely speculated 2020 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup.
Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq scored a first career hat-trick as Partizan Belgrade 6-2 big win over Javor Ivanjica in their Serbian Super Liga encounter at Partizan Stadium.
A former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye, has called for a thorough examination of football administration in Nigeria as a response to the national teams’ dwindling fortunes.
The embattled coach revealed that his team gave their best, but we’re unlucky to miss out of a place in the semi-final of the the competition and opportunities of picking Tokyo 2020 tickets in the process.
Henry Nwosu has slammed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) after the Olympic Eagles failed to reach the semi-final of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Cup holders, the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria, were knocked out of the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations following a 0-0 draw with South Africa at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday night.
Olympic Eagles defender Valentine Ozornwafor has hinted that the Imama Amapakabo-led Dream Team VII side will treat their last Group B clash against South Africa like a Cup final.
Nigeria Olympic Eagles star striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, believes the coach Imama Amapakabo-led national U-23 has now got back its mojo working after Tuesday’s thrilling 3-1 win over Zambia, adding they are now ready to face the Amaglug-glug of South Africa in today’s top of the table Group B match at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo.
Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Imama Amapakabo, says the Olympic Eagles must get the desired result against South Africa, admitting that it has been tough for the team at the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Olympic Eagles captain Azubuike Okechukwu has reacted after helping Nigeria U23 to beat to Zambia 3-1 in their second Group B game at the Al Salam Stadium on Tuesday night.
The Nigeria U-23 team are back in contention at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt as they romped to a 3-1 victory over their counterparts from Zambia on Tuesday.
Cup holders Nigeria returned to contention for a place in the semi finals of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations, coming from a goal down to steamroll Zambia 3-1 in Cairo on Tuesday.
Zambia coach Beston Chambeshi has predicted a tough clash against Nigeria in their second Group B game at the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt on Tuesday.
Olympic Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo is hopeful the arrival of Okechukwu Azubuike and Taiwo Awoniyi will help turn around the fortunes of the team following the 1-0 defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their first game at the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Zambia Under-23 coach Beston Chambeshi is afraid of playing against Nigeria’s Under-23 team, despite Olympic Eagles first game loss to the junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire.
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.
Arsenal star Dani Ceballos has told Mikel Arteta that he wants to cut his season-long loan deal short, and move on to another club during the January transfer window.
A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, to handle the case of Ibrahim Ibrahim, a Nigerian cleric on death row in Saudi Arabia.
Nigeria has dropped two places on the annual corruption perception index published by Transparency International.
Imo State House of Assembly on Tuesday screened and confirmed a commissioner-nominee sent by Governor Hope Uzodinma.
Economists at Financial Derivative Company (FDC) have said the country will experience a rise in the inflation rate and a further decline in its foreign exchange reserves as the government juggles various options to steady the economy on the path of growth in the year.
Jose Mourinho took a thinly-veiled swipe at the Video Assistant Referee following Tottenham's goalless draw with Watford, stating that “goal-line technology doesn't make mistakes like the VAR make”.