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All Africa Games: Falconets Abuja camp bubbles, training starts

No fewer than fifteen players of the national U-20 women’s football squad have arrived at Team Nigeria’s camp.
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Aiteo Cup: Rangers face Lobi Stars as Rivers United tackle Akwa United

The 2019 Aiteo Cup competition in the men’s category enters the Round of 32 stage on Wednesday with 16 matches slated for 11 venues across the country.
FIFA Women’s World Cup France

FIFA release the 24 teams squad for the Women World Cup

FIFA has announced the 24 teams squad that will participate in the Women World Cup in France, meet the teams and the 23 players each from each team including the Super Falcons of Nigeria.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

NNL matches on hold as Aiteo Cup takes centre stage

Organisers of the Nigeria National League (NNL), the second tier of Nigeria’s football league, have placed the 2018/2019 season on hold.
Enugu Rangers captain Okey Odita has picked the positives from his side’s outing against Bendel Insurance on Thursday in a rescheduled Matchday Eight Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) tie at the Sports Complex of the University of Benin.

Federation Cup: Enugu Rangers begin title defence against Tornadoes Feeders

The Nigeria Football Federation conducted the draw for the men’s Round of 64 of the 2019 Federation Cup, with a number of high profile fixtures revealed for May 25.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

AITEO Cup: Akwa United, Rangers, Enyimba get easy draws

Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo celebrated his goalscoring feat in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers with his teammates ahead of their friendly game against Egypt.

Aiteo NFF Awards: Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, Victor Osimhen, Asisat Oshoala, Gernot Rohr nominated

Super Eagles trio of Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa and Alex Iwobi have all been shortlisted for the Aiteo NFF Player of the Year Award for men billed to hold at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos today (Monday).

ODSFA chief lauds pre-season tourney for women league in Akure

The Chairman of Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA), Tajudeen Akinyemi, has lauded the first ever pre-season tournament for women league in Nigeria, saying the development would help to promote women football.
Cecilia Nku

Cecilia Nku: Rivers Angels unlucky in Lagos

Rivers Angels captain Cecilia Nku has described the team’s run at the recently concluded NWPL Super 4 as unlucky as the Aiteo Cup winners finished 4th scoring a single goal in 3 hours of football.
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Wemimo Mathews: Why Sunshine Queens were ruthless against Rivers Angels

Wemimo Mathews says Sunshine Queens needed a big response after the disappoint of missing out on the NWPL Super 4 final, a big win against Rivers Angels and the players delivered.
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NWFL Super 4 final holds Sunday at the Soccer Temple Agege

The final of the 2018 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Super-4 will hold Sunday at Agege Stadium, Lagos, following Friday’s start to the contest at same venue.
Bayelsa Queens

Moses Adiku: Bayelsa Queens want to end 11 years title drought

Technical adviser of Bayelsa Queens Moses Adiku says the team want to end their 11 year barren run without a title and insists they have what it takes to snatch the title from their Sunday opponents.
Nasarawa Amazons

Nigeria women’s Super Four kicks off Jan 24th

The Nigerian Football Women’s League have announced that 2017/18 Super Four tournament scheduled for the 23rd to the 26th of January will hold at the Agege stadium.
Ondo State House of Assembly

New Ondo speaker promises better welfare for athletes

Better days may have come for athletes and officials of Ondo State, as the new Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Olamide George, has promised to use his position to empower the youths, particularly sports men and women.
coach Thomas Dennerby watches his women's soccer team members practice during a training session at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Coventry July 27, 2012. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo (BRITAIN - Tags- SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SOCCER)

Ghana 2018: Super Falcons coach invites 48 others to camp

Head Coach of the Senior Women National Team, Thomas Dennerby, has invited 45 players for the first phase of camping of the team ahead of November’s Africa Cup of Nations holding in Ghana.
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AITEO Cup: Sunshine Queens protest Rivers Angels’ alleged fielding of ineligible players

The management of Sunshine Queens FC of Akure has protested the alleged fielding of ineligible players by Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt in their quarter-finals match of the AITEO Cup.
Aiteo Group

AITEO Cup: Quarterfinal battles light up Lagos, Kano, Lafia, Calabar

Searing battles will rage on the field across the federation on Wednesday with the Agege Stadium in Lagos, Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano and the U.J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar among six venues that will witness confrontations in the quarterfinal matches of the AITEO Cup 2018.
Nigeria Falconets bound for the 2018 World Cup in France

U-20 WWC: Falconets to depart Austria for France Thursday

The Nigerian U-20 Women National Football Team, Falconets, will depart Austria for France on Thursday, 2nd August for the 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup finals, according to a media release from the Nigeria Football Federation Communications Department.

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Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

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Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

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Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.