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Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup
Despite crashing out in the first round of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles defender William Troost-Ekong has expressed satisfaction with his performance and that of his teammates.
Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo believes that the team will earn their first competitive win against Argentina when both teams meet in a Group D clash today (Tuesday) at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
NFF’s Head of Women Football, Ruth David, in company with captain of the U20 Women National Team (Falconets), Oluwakemi Famuditi and Referee Olufunmilayo Alaba will arrive in Russia on Tuesday for a new educational programme of the world football–governing body, FIFA taking place on Wednesday and Thursday in Moscow.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has declared that the team are primed for Tuesday’s crucial Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D clash against Argentina at the Krestovsky Stadium, St Petersburg following Friday’s 2-0 win against Iceland.
Super Eagles all time World Cup highest goal scorer with four goals, Ahmed Musa, has dedicated his Friday man of the match award to his wife.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos on Saturday ordered that a World Cup Viewing Centre be opened at Ikorodu immediately.
English Championship club Stoke City have congratulated their new signing Oghenekaro Etebo on his performance in Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Iceland at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Volgograd Arena on Friday.
Super Eagles forward Kelechi Iheanacho has thanked Nigerians for their unflinching support in Friday’s 2-0 win over Iceland at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory on Friday over the national team of Iceland in their second match at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Iceland, a tiny nation of 335, 000 in population, pulled what stands as the biggest surprise of the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals by holding Argentina to a 1-1 draw in their opening group D match on Saturday.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona has absolved Lionel Messi of blame after the Albiceleste captain missed a penalty in the country’s 1-1 draw against Iceland in their Group D encounter in Moscow on Saturday, at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, has admitted that the team’s main undoing in the 2-0 defeat to Croatia in their first Group D match of Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday was poor handling of set-piece situations, but remains optimistic that the team will improve and get better results from the next games.
Nigeria’s Ex-International, and member of the All-Conquering 1980 African Cup of Nations, Felix Owolabi, has said that the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr should take the responsibility for the team’s 0-2 loss to Croatia.
Nigeria seat bottom place to n Group D at the ongoing Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup following a 2-0 loss to Croatia in Kaliningrad on Saturday.
Former Nigeria U20 Star Rilwan Salawu has said that the Super Eagles will shine at Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup and make Nigerians proud.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has opened six viewing centres for Lagos residents to watch live football actions from the ongoing Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The Super Eagles have settled down nicely at their Sanatorium Istochnik Hotel, Essentuki team base at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope after a 0-0 goalless draw at in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.
Jet-heeled Manchester United-bound winger Daniel James was likened to eight-time Olympic gold medallist sprinter Usain Bolt and Brazil icon Ronaldo by Hungary coach Marco Rossi ahead of Tuesday's Euro 2020 qualifier with Wales.
One in every 10 illegal immigrants who entered Europe between 2015 to 2016 was a Nigerian, the European Union has said.
Landline internet connections were down across Sudan on Monday, a week after mobile online services were cut following a deadly crackdown on protesters.
Fast-rising Nigerian actress and presenter, Dorcas Fapson, trended on social media platforms following the release of her adaptation of Paulette Kelly’s poem, “I Got Flowers Today’’ (1992).
Senator Ajayi Boroffice says he has withdrawn from the race for Deputy Senate President of the 9th National Assembly in deference to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Lawmaker-elect for Darazo/Ganjuwa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, Mansur Manu Soro, has expressed optimism that Femi Gbajabiamila will emerge the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the ninth National Assembly unopposed.
Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged motorists to be safety-conscious during the Sallah celebration.
The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.