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Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o insists Sadio Mane deserved to win the Ballon d’Or had he not been “let down” by other Africans who voted against him for the award.
Nigeria U17s captain, Samson Tijani, who was named Man of The Match in Golden Eaglets’ 4-2 win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil, says the team will come out better in the next match against Ecuador.
West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi admitted his confidence has received a boost after helping Nigeria secure a 1-1 draw against Brazil last Sunday.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has landed his playing body a huge pat on the back for a gutsy performance in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly match in Singapore.
“Speaking of results, it is never favourable. When it comes to Brazil, we always want to seek victory. But within what we were presenting, Sunday’s the answer was very good. The second half was good, against a physically strong team. The result is not good, but no doubt the second part was good, yes,” he said.g
Joe Aribo is elated to score on his second appearance for the Super Eagles following his sublime finish in the side’s 1-1 draw against Brazil on Sunday.
Neymar and Roberto Firmino will spearhead Brazil’s attack during Sunday’s international friendly against Nigeria, according to coach Tite.
Super Eagles’ stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has said that while the Nigerian team respect five-time world champions, Brazil they, however, have no fear as both teams step out for a friendly match in Singapore.
Brazil midfielder Casemiro says the Selecao will go all out for a win against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Sunday’s friendly encounter at the Singapore National Stadium, Kallang.
Nigeria midfielder Anderson Esiti has promised to work hard in order to help the Super Eagles triumph over Brazil.
The administrative officials of the Nigerian national team have secured their entry visas into Singapore for the Super Eagles international friendly against on Sunday.
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze believes the big match between Nigeria and Brazil is more than friendly tie with combatants on both sides readying themselves for the prestige game.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr will retain Glasgow Rangers forward Joe Aribo for the October 13 international friendly against Brazil in Singapore, but will drop fellow new boys Dennis Bonaventure and Josh Maja for the clash, it was learnt.
PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.
The Nigeria Football Federation has marked the 31st anniversary of the death of Samuel Okwaraji who died at the National Stadium, Surulere on the 12th August 1989, during a match.
Suspended Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has kicked against secret trial and his exclusion from many sessions where many adversarial witnesses were invited by the Judicial Commission of Inquiry to testify against him by the Justice Ayo Salami-led panel.
According to the Evening Standard, Manchester United could turn their attention to Donny van de Beek rather than pay over the odds for Jack Grealish.
Ex-Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia, has insisted that a Northern Governor is Boko Haram’s leader.
Arsene Wenger is so synonymous with Arsenal that it would be strange to see him take over at another club, but it sounds like he’s turned down the chance to take over at Barcelona.
Ahead of the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, the state government on Saturday said it has uncovered a grand plot to unleash a smear image on the governor of the state, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, by members of the opposition in the state.
Former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has revealed that he was touched to pay off an accumulated pension and gratuity debt of N35 billion, which he inherited from the previous administration, because of the sufferings of the elderly people who were being denied their rights.
The observance of elaborate burials is increasing the burden of coronavirus (COVID-19) in rural communities in Enugu State, Ikechukwu Oke, Chairman, Igboeze South Traditional Rulers Council, has said.
Vietnam’s total automobile sales in the first seven months of this year stood at 131,248 units.
Total loans by the Chinese government and affiliate agencies to Nigeria is about $3.121 billion and constitutes only about 3.94 per cent of Nigeria’s total public debt of $79.3 billion as of March 31, the Debt Management Office (DMO) has said.