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Gernot Rohr has expressed his desire to continue as Nigeria coach as he nears the expiry of his current contract with the three-time African champions.
Former Fulham captain Brian McBride, a three-time World Cup striker for the United States, was named Friday as the new US national team general manager by the US Soccer Federation.
Alex Iwobi has revealed that working together as a team can prove to be the greatest asset for the Super Eagles going to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which begins on Friday in Egypt.
Leicester City’s tottering striker Kelechi Iheanacho will make the Super Eagles’ 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to help him rediscover his confidence and his professional career in England next season.
John Mikel Obi wants to be assured of his position as the Super Eagles’ captain as condition for him to return to the senior national football squad.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun says he’s not happy with his lack of game time at his English Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion, but he’s ready to battle his way into the manager’s plan.
FIFA will allocate $60 million (about N21.7billion) to a Russia 2018 World Cup legacy fund to help develop the sport in the country, following last summer’s tournament which was widely praised as among the best ever editions of the event.
Gt Stitches, the designer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s ceremonial attire to the Russia 2018 World Cup, on Thursday accused the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) of failing to pay for the outfit, nearly eight months after the Mundial ended.
Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has stated that his team (Super Eagles) has all it takes to win this year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt if given all the necessary support by the Nigeria Football Federation.
Kyle Walker admits Kieran Trippier deserves his run in the England team as wing back, after Gareth Southgate converted him into part of a back three.
Emmanuel Amuneke, the newly inaugurated coach of the Tanzanian national team, on Tuesday said he shared the same ideas with the country`s football philosophy.
Jordan Pickford is confident England will thrive after winning back the trust of supporters following their World Cup run in Russia.
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.
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.
The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has fulfilled his N5 million pledge to the Super Eagles for their performance at the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Former Super Eagles winger, Emmanuel Amuneke, on Thursday called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to create education programmes aimed at improving players’ technical knowledge of football.
A former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, on Saturday called on the Super Eagles not to relent in their upcoming showdown with La Albiceleste, who would play like wounded Lions.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the enlargement of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from three to five.
It said the projects would also capture expansion of the digital economy to promote job creation and increase capacity of public and private sector on governance, social and environmental safeguards.
The Nigeria Football Federation has stated that Mr. Bitrus Bewarang remains the Technical Director of the football–governing body, and that at no time has the body called for applications from candidates for his position, not to talk of appointing anyone into the post.
The Europa League knockout phase begins on Thursday, with VAR being introduced to Europe’s secondary club competition for the first time outwith the final for the last 32, first-leg ties. AFP Sport picks five games to watch this week
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has apprehended two suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against the myth that cold weather and snow had the possibility of killing Coronavirus (COVID -19)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday rejected European pessimism about Washington’s retreat from the global stage, saying the death of the transatlantic bond is “grossly overexaggerated”.
Samuel Chukwueze was in action as Villarreal clinched a hard-fought 2-1 victory against Levante in Saturday’s La Liga game.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 6 people have died in an accident on Thursday on the outskirts of Lambata-Lapai road of Gurara Local Government Area of the state.
The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu for appointment as the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).