Friday 12 April 2024

NFF re-appoints Manu Garba as Golden Eaglets’ Head Coach


The Board of Nigeria Football Federation has appointed former U17 World Cup winner Manu Garba as Head Coach of the Nigeria U17 boys, Golden Eaglets.

I’m happy to be playing football again, says Boniface

 By our reporter


Super Eagles and Bayer 04 Leverkusen striker, Victor Boniface, has expressed joy to be back in action after his longtime injury layoff, reports.

Lagos SWAN holds congress despite police intimidation

. Addresses members’ welfare

The Lagos State chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (Lagos SWAN) convened its congress on Thursday, April 11, at the National Stadium in Surulere.

Monday 2 October 2023

International Friendlies: Omeruo, Iwobi, Osayi-Samuel, Moffi back to Super Eagles

Head Coach Jose Santos Peseiro has recalled defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Bright Osayi-Samuel, as well as midfielder Alex Iwobi and forward Terem Moffi to the Super Eagles’ squad for this month’s international friendly matches against Saudi Arabia and Mozambique in Portugal. 

Friday 16 June 2023

Naija Super 8: Organisers Partner Custodian Life Assurance Ltd. As Insurance Sponsors


Flykite Productions, organisers of Naija Super 8, have announced leading insurance firm, Custodian Life Assurance Limited, as one of the sponsors of the football tournament.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Waldrum picks Ebi, Asisat, Ajibade, 20 others

Head Coach Randy Waldrum has listed European Cup winner Asisat Oshoala, dainty attacking midfielder Rasheedat Ajibade and history-making captain Onome Ebi in his list of 23 Super Falcons for this year’s FIFA World Cup finals in Australia and New Zealand.

Monday 22 May 2023

Ogunbote apologizes to 3SC fans


Coach Gbenga Ogunbote has tendered an apology to Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) fans, after failing to guide the team to the title play-off.

Abeokuta to host 3x3 Wheelchair Basketball Championship in June


The first edition of the 3x3 Wheelchair Basketball Championship will commence in Abeokuta from 22nd to 24th, June 2023.

Volleyball: National U18 Camp opens May 31st


Hundreds of U18 volleyball players are expected to storm Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna for the National Open U18 Boys and Girls Camp billed for 31st May to 4th June, 2023.


The Paralympic Committee of Nigeria (PCN) has appointed seasoned sports journalist and the Deputy Editor, Sports, Nigerian Tribune, Niyi Alebiosu as the Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the next four years.

Friday 19 May 2023

Nottingham Forest boss charges Awoniyi to score against Arsena


Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper has challenged Super Eagles forward Taiwo Awoniyi to score against Arsenal in his side's crucial Premier League game on Saturday. 

Eagles to play 10 matches to qualify for 2026 World Cup


.Africa gets nine automatic slots 

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will need to play as many as 10 matches home and away to qualify for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, following the decision by FIFA to increase Africa’s quota from five to nine direct tickets.

Organisers Announce New Dates for Naija Super 8

 Flykite Productions, organisers of Naija Super 8, on Thursday announced new dates on which the two-stage inaugural edition of the football competition will be held. 

Malumfashi promises to return Katsina United to NPFL

The chairman of Katsina United Surajo Baba Malumfashi has expressed his readiness to do all it takes in bringing back the club in to the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) next season, reports.  

Thursday 18 May 2023

Rivers Angels advance into Federation Cup semifinal

Eight-time Federation Cup Champions, Rivers Angels are through to the semi-final of this season's competition.

Supernovas Seeks Football Coaches to Inspire Children in Nigeria


Supernovas is inDrive’s global non-profit initiative that strives to engage children in sports by recruiting coaches who can help them build skills, confidence, and a love for the game. Sports play a vital role in shaping the lives of young people, not only as a means of staying fit, but also as a way to learn discipline, teamwork, and leadership. However, many children lack access to organized sports programs and the benefits these bring. Anna Fedorchuk, head of Supernovas, shares insights into the project, the qualities they seek in a coach, and why their work is so crucial in Nigeria.