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Super Eagles media officer Toyin Ibitoye has revealed that captain Mikel Obi was left out of Nigeria’s squad to face Libya in this month’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers two-legged encounters due to his fitness issue.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has reignited his interest in Swiss-born goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe as he broadens his search for a top-class keeper for the Super Eagles.
Lagos fans have expressed appreciation to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for the opportunity of watching the Russia 2018 World Cup free as one of the greatest sports fiesta ended on June 15.
The early exit of football teams of the supposedly heavy-weight countries at the just concluded world biggest football fiesta tagged “Russia 2018‘’, which ended on July 15, resorted into joys to the betting companies.
Kenneth Omeruo, who has been shipped out on loan season after season by Chelsea, has said he will hope to play in England in the forthcoming season.
Some football fans in Lafia, have predicted that France would win Sunday’s decisive World Cup game against Croatia in the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup tournament.
Abia State Governor, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has congratulated Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, on his recent appointment as the Ist Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).
France fine-tuned their preparations for the World Cup final against Croatia on Friday, desperate to overcome the bitter disappointment of losing the Euro 2016 final as FIFA declared Russia 2018 the best-ever tournament.
Christian Chukwu, a former Super Eagles coach, on Friday said that the World Cup final match in Russia between Croatia and France could go either way.
The Football Association have been fined more than £50,000 because three England players have been unauthorised socks at Russia 2018 in breach of FIFA rules.
Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru is on the verge of joining Turkish giants Galatasaray on loan from Everton.
Former Africa footballer of the year and also a U-17 World Cup winner, Emmanuel Amuneke , who is currently working with the Russia 2018 FIFA Technical Study Group, has come out to describe Croatia as the surprise team of the tournament.
NFF president Chris Giwa has promised to improve the welfare of both the staff as well as the various national teams when he addressed them at the secretariat in Abuja on assumption of office following a Supreme Court ruling.
Nigeria’s Pillar of Sports Donatus Agu-Ejidike on Thursday urged the country’s football administrators and technical managers to put Russia 2018 behind and focus on building a formidable team ahead of the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Legendary Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba says Nigeria showed their true football identity despite losing 1-2 to Argentina and crashing out of the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup.
Gernot Rohr has admitted that he wants to continue in his role as coach of the senior national team of Nigeria despite their failure to progress beyond the group stages of the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup.
Argentina hero Marcos Rojo has stated that he had the premonition he would score against Nigeria in Tuesday’s crucial Group D Russia 2018 World Cup clash in Saint Petersburg.
The Chief of Army Staff (CoAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has described the fight against terrorism as a complex one.
Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday ordered a businessman, Saheed Ajani, to cut grass for seven days for being disrespectful to the arbitrator.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and members-elect of the House of Representatives in Niger State have dashed the hope of member representing Chachanga constituency Mohammed Bago of becoming the Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Unai Emery has warned Arsenal not to expect an easy ride from Wolves on Wednesday as the Gunners look to get their top-four bid back on track.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force is pushing hard to ensure stabilility in the Northern part of Borno.
The Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission (ICPC), are soon to go after Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) contractors who received mobilizations for projects but abandoned them.
The Bill for Act to provide for documentation and protect domestic workers and employers scales second reading in Senate on Wednesday.
A Nigerian staff of the International NGO Safety Organisation (INSO) Mathew Danjuma Oguche, has been identified as one of the two victims killed during Friday’s attack on Kajuru Castle in Kajuru Local Government, Kaduna State.
While the Red Bulls have been among the top of the Eastern Conference over the last half decade, and set a new MLS points record while winning the Supporters’ Shield last term, the team have gotten off to a poor start this season.
The social media giant, Facebook, uploaded the contact details of 1.5 million new users without their permission in the last three years, Facebook confirmed in a statement on Thursday.