Friday 30 March 2018

Nigeria Judo Federation: Port Harcourt Set To Host National Championship in May

President of the Nigeria Judo Federation (NJF), Prince Timothy Nsirim has called for calm as the board set to hit the ground running with the national championship scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in May.

LMC recommend suspension for match officials

Some match officials involved in 5 fixtures of Nigeria Professional Football League #NPFL18 Matchday 14 have been recommended for suspension from further officiating of matches pending full investigation into their performances.

Thursday 29 March 2018

Our objectives for the Egypt tour have been met, says Aigbogun

Head Coach Paul Aigbogun has declared that the objectives of his Nigeria U20 boys’ two–match tour of Egypt have been met, despite the Flying Eagles losing narrowly 1-2 to their Egyptian counterparts in the second match in Alexandria on Wednesday.

Iheanacho could play with injury against Brighton — coach

Super Eagles and Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho could feature against Brighton despite breaking his hand on international duty with Nigeria.

Monday 26 March 2018

Nigeria vs Serbia: Tickets sales end 2pm Tuesday

By Taofeek Babalola

The Online sales for an international Friendly match between Nigeria and Serbia will end at 2pm this afternoon (Tuesday), organisers have confirmed.

Manchester United's Tosin Kehinde in Nigeria talks

Manchester United youngster Tosin Kehinde is in talks with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) about representing the Super Eagles, sources have told ESPN FC.

Sunday 25 March 2018

Rohr: Eagles won't get carried away with Poland win

Gernot Rohr says his Nigeria side remain "a work in progress" and warned they "won't get carried away with friendly success" after they beat Poland 1-0.

SWAN president blasts Plateau Utd GM over attack on Mbum Ferdinand

.Says action is “reckless, irresponsible, shameful and disgraceful”

The President, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Mr Honour Sirawoo has condemned in the strongest terms and described as barbaric the alleged actions of Chairman of Plateau United Supporters Club, Mallam Audu and the club’s General Manager, Mr Pius Henwan, that led to the battering, assault and abduction of a sports presenter with Jay FM, Jos, Plateau State, Mr Mbum Ferdinand.

Mikel, Akpeyi out of Serbia game

.Rohr to work with two goalkeepers

By Taofeek Babalola

There is strong indication that the Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel and team’s goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi would not be available for the Nigeria’s second international friendly match against Serbia national team on March 27 at The Hive Stadium in London, reports.

Friday 23 March 2018

Heartland name Onyegbulem as acting coach

.Ramson Madu suspended

By Taofeek Babalola

The management of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Heartland Football club of Owerri has directed team’s head coach Ezekiel Onyegbulem to take charge of the team following the suspension of the technical adviser Ramson Madu, reports.

Azubuike on Galatasaray radar

Turkish top club Galatasaray are reportedly set to sign Super Eagles and Yeni Malatyaspor midfielder, Azubuike Okechukwu in the summer.

Ashadi, Barau, Muhammed out of MFM tie

By Taofeek Babalola

Katsina United trio of Destiny Ashadi, Lookmam Muhammed and Usman Barau are not likely to be available for Sunday’s matchday 14 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash against Mountain of Fire and Miracle Ministries (MFM) at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, reports.

Flying Eagles off to Cairo on two–match tour

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, will on Saturday fly to Cairo for a two –match tour of Egypt as part of the team’s preparations for the qualifying series of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations.

Tuesday 20 March 2018

NPFL mid-season transfer window opens April 14

By Taofeek Babalola

The League Management Company (LMC) has disclosed that the mid-season transfer window for 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) will open on April 14, can report.

Super Middleweight Title: Ekpo, Zeuge bout gets March 24 date

By Oluwamayomikun Orekoya

Isaac Ekpo will face Tyron Zeuge in a WBA World Super Middleweight Title rematch in Hamburg on March 24.

Monday 19 March 2018

Bruno warns Joshua not to chase a knockout against Parker

Anthony Joshua should use his natural reach and power rather than go chasing a knockout against Joseph Parker, warns Frank Bruno. The much-loved British boxing legend is wary of Parker's threat and thinks Joshua would be better served trying to out-box his opponent.

Joel Obi is fit to play for Eagles - Yusuf

Salisu Yusuf, the Super Eagles’ Assistant Coach, on Monday declared that Torino midfielder Joel Obi was fit to play for the senior national football team.

Liverpool want Wilfred Ndidi at Anfield

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has reportedly emerged as a summer transfer target for Liverpool.

Phoenix ASC plan big for new season

.Gets new chairman, unveils new kits

The management of Nationwide league One side, Phoenix Athletic Sports Club of Ado-Ekiti, have unfolded plans for the 2018/2019 football season.

Iceland to play Ghana for Super Eagles

Nigeria’s 2018 World Cup Group D opponent Iceland has confirmed a friendly against Ghana’s Black Stars a few days before the start of the tournament in Russia.