Saturday 27 January 2018

Eagles won't let Nigerians down, Eze boasts

From Taofeek Babalola, Tangier, Morocco

Super Eagles defender, Stephen Eze has said that the team is poised to go all out for victory in the quarter-final game against Angola in the African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Sunday in Tangier, Morocco by 4:30pm (5:30pm Nigerian time).

Angola is a threat, says Kalu Orji

From Taofeek Babalola, Tangier, Morocco

Super Eagles defender, Kalu Okogbue Orji has identified Angola as a threat to their aspiration from progressing to the next stage of the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.

Eagles are more tactical than Angola, says Atuloma

From Taofeek Babalola, Tangier, Morocco

Super Eagles winger Emeka Atuloma has assured Nigerians of the team's victory against Angola in the quarter- final clash of the ongoing African Nations Championship on Sunday at the Ibn Batouta Stadium, Tangier on Sunday.

Thursday 25 January 2018

Ezenwa reveals: Eagles ready for Angola’s game

By  Taofeek Babalola  

Super Eagles B captain, Ikechukwu Ezenwa has revealed that he and his colleagues are more determined and eager for victory over Angola in Sunday's quarter finals tie at the Stade Ibn Batouta, Tangier, Morocco.

Salisu Yusuf boasts: Eagles is not scared of any team

From Taofeek Babalola, Tangier, Morocco

Super Eagles B head coach Salisu has said that his team has gained enough confidence and ready to face any team in the ongoing African Nations Championship in Morocco,

Equatorial Guinea coach blames referee for defeat to Eagles

From Taofeek Babalola, Agadir, Morocco

Equatorial Guinea head coach Rodolfo Bodipo has blamed the center referee for his team’s 3-1 loss to Super Eagles of Nigeria in Tuesday’s final group C match at the Agadir Stadium, Morocco.

Friday 19 January 2018

Dalung lauds Peak Milk for National Stadium Gym Renovation

The minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung has commended Peak Milk from the stable of FrieslandCampina WAMCO for renovating the paralympians’ power-lifting gym at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.

Monday 15 January 2018

Ogbonnaya: We won’t get carried away with win over Kwara United

Niger Tornadoes defender Reuben Ogbonnaya has said to SportingLife that his side would not get carried away despite their 2-0 win over Kwara United in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) opener at Ilorin on Sunday, reports.

Ibrahim Musa urges LMC to curtail fans' trouble at match venues

By Taofeek Babalola

Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has urged the League Management Company (LMC) to do everything within their power to curtail fans’ trouble at the match venues, reports. 

Thursday 11 January 2018

Wikki Tourists to play home matches in Jos

By Taofeek Babalola

Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi will play their home matches at the new Zaria Road Stadium Complex in Jos for the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, reports.

Tuesday 9 January 2018

Makalala thrilled with pre-season performance with Rivers United

By Taofeek Babalola

Rivers United new signing Victor Makalala has expressed delight over his performance at the Garden City pre-season football tournament, reveal.

Contractor promises good job at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium

By Taofeek Babalola

The contractor handling Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi, Reform Sports West Africa, has promised to do a long-lasting job, reports.

Musa, Iheanacho must leave Leicester City —Rohr

By Taofeek Babalola

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has advised Super Eagles duo of Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho to exploit January transfer window to look for new clubs, reports.

Sunday 7 January 2018

Eagles leave for Morocco on Monday

Nigeria’s trophy –hunting Home-based Senior Team will fly out of the country on Monday night for the 5th African Nations Championship taking place in Morocco, 13th January – 4th February 2018.

Friday 5 January 2018

Bako Kontagora Stadium will host NPFL games, says Gawu

By Taofeek Babalola

Newly appointed chairman of Niger Tornadoes, Abubakar Mustapha Gawu has assured club’s fans that Ikon Allah will play their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) home matches at the Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna this season.

Kano Pillars to get N1m bonus for away win

Players and technical crew of Kano Pillars Football Club will receive additional N1million as bonus for winning any away match in the forthcoming 2017/18 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Thursday 4 January 2018

Niger Tornadoes sack Abubakar Bala

Niger Tornadoes new management led by Abubakar Mustapha Gawu has dissolved the technical crew under coach Abubakar Bala with imitate effect.

Rivers State Government release funds for 2014/15 sign on fees

The Rivers State Government has released funds for the payment of sign on fees owed players of Sharks, Dolphins and Rivers Angels FC for the 2014/15 season.

Tuesday 2 January 2018

CHAN 2018: Eagles are up to the task, Ezenwa boasts

Nigeria's Super Eagles B squad has been involved in different phases of preparation for the 5th African Nations Championship taking place in Morocco 13th January – 4th February 2018.

Part of the team's preparation included participation in the WAFU Cup of Nations tournament which took place in Cape Coast, Ghana in September 2017 (where the team finished as runner –up), participation in the glamour Nigeria Professional Football League Super Six tournament in Kano in December 2017 (which it won) and a series of friendly matches during the last phase of camping in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

Captain of the team, Ikechukwu Ezenwa bared his mind to on the team's preparation and what to expect at the tournament.


Super Falcons line up France friendly

Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick says the country's women team will have a new coach soon.

CHAN 18: Salisu Yusuf unveils Super Eagles 23-man squad

Head Coach of Super Eagles B team, Salisu Yusuf on Tuesday released his final 23-man squad for the 5th African Nations Championship (CHAN) holding in Morocco from January 13 to February 4.

Monday 1 January 2018

Kano Pillars will challenge for NPFL title, Yusuf boasts

.Targets win against Katsina United
By Taofeek Babalola

Mohammad Yusuf has declared himself “convinced” that this Kano Pillars team will be challenging for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title this season, reports.

Maikaba worried about strikers’ scoring ability

By Taofeek Babalola

Akwa United technical adviser, Abdul Maikaba is concerned about his strikers' scoring ability ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, reports. 

Raymond King is dead

Former Flying Eagles goalkeeper Raymond King has passed away, aged 52.

Dayo Ojo signs new one year Sunshine Stars deal

Ekundayo Ojo will don the colour of Sunshine Stars FC in the coming season after signing a new deal with the Club.