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  • EPL: Ameachi Signs Contract With Arsenal

    Nigeria-born winger, Xavier Amaechi has signed his first professional contract with Arsenal FC on his 17th birthday. Amaechi, who joined the Gunners in August 2013, at the age of 12, progressed to become a key figure in the club’s youth setu The contract came as a reward for the left-footed […] More

  • Why I Cried At CAF Awards – Asisat Oshoala

    Three-time African Player of the Year for women, Asisat Oshoala has explained why she went emotional with tears Thursday night in Accra, Ghana, venue of the Aiteo CAF Awards. She explained that many had written her off because of her move to the Chinese League and that winning the African Player […] More

  • Nigeria’s Victor Moses Wins Goal Africa Player Of The Year 2017

    The Chelsea and Nigeria superstar has been named as the continent’s best for the last 12 months. The Chelsea wideman has won the award ahead of the likes of Gabon’sPierre-Emerick Aubameyang, GuineanNaby Keita,Sadio Maneof Senegal and Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah. Moses enjoyed a remarkable transformation during the 2016-17 season, winning […] More

  • 5 Super Eagles Players Who Need January Loan Moves

    The January transfer window will open in three days and it must be a window of opportunity for some Super Eagles players desirous of being in Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad to feature at the 2018 FIFA World Cup that kicks off in Russia on June 14. The mix of these […] More

  • Reading Out Loud Helps You Remember Things Better

    ​Reading out loud may be found annoying and distracting by everyone else but the person doing it, but a new study says it’s actually a good thing. According to Canadian researchers, the act of reading out loud improves your memory retention. To make the determination, the researchers asked 95 people […] More

  • CAF Player Shortlist: Victor Moses  Not Making The Cut

    ​The Confederation of African Football has announced the top three shortlists for the 2017 African Player of the Year with Victor Moses not making the cut. The Super Eagles and Chelsea of England star will not win a first African Footballer of the Year award in 2017, with Aubameyang, Salah […] More

  • Super Falcons End 2017 As Africa’s Best Women Team

    ​Football governing body, FIFA, has released its end-of-year international ranking of Women’s National Teams, with the Super Falcons of Nigerian the top ranked team in Africa. In the global ranking, Nigeria have dropped two spots and now occupy the 37th position. Ghana, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and South Africa complete the […] More

  • Real Madrid Wins FIFA Club World Cup For The Third Time (Photos)

    ​Real Madrid have won their third FIFA Club World Cup, matching Barcelona’s record and taking their tally of intercontinental titles to six. The Spanish football club also made history by becoming the first team to retain the title after they defeated Gremio 1-0 in Saturday’s final in the United Arab […] More

  • Here Is What NFF Has To Say About FIFA Disciplinary Committee Sanction

    ​Football governing body, FIFA has fined NFF for fielding Shehu Abdullahi against Algeria after he was suspended for a match earlier. Super Eagles FIFA also awarded a 3-0 victory to Algeria, which however did not affect Nigeria’s qualification for the World Cup because they had qualified already before the said […] More

  • Why FIFA Fines Nigeria In World Cup Qualifiers

    ​Nigeria has been fined over N2 million and forced to forfeit match against Algeria for fielding an ineligible player during the World Cup qualifiers. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned by the Federation of International Football Association’s Disciplinary Committee for fielding an ineligible player in the match between Algeria […] More

  • Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer Of The Year 2017

    ​Egyptian footballer, Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. The 25-year-old told BBC Sport, “I am very happy […] More

  • How Nigerian Midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi Achieved Greatness In EPL  

    ​Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has been named Nigeria’s pass master in  EPL   Wilfred Ndidi  According to statistics from the official website of the EPL, Ndidi took his tally for the season to 600 after the Foxes 1-1 draw with West Ham at the weekend. The 20-year-old has made […] More

  • NFF Extends Super Eagles Coach’s Contract By Two years

    ​Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Genort Rohr, has extended his contract by two years, with the Nigeria national team, which will keep him at the team till after the World Cup. The President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick on Monday confirmed the new deal that would tie Rohr to […] More

  • VP Osinbajo Reveals Buhari’s Plans For 2018

    ​Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has outlined plans of the Buhari-led government for 2018. He said this on Saturday at the graduation ceremony of the Senior Executive Course 39 of 2017 of the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS. Osinbajo assured all sectors will witness government intervention and support, […] More

  • European Golden Shoes: How Messi Equaled Ronaldo

    ​The Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has added yet another trophy to his collection. The Barcelona forward equaled Cristiano Ronaldo’s tally of four European Golden Shoes after receiving the award at a ceremony on Friday.  Lionel Messi He claimed the prize given to Europe’s top goal-scorer, for his 37 La Liga […] More

  • Lionel Messi Renews Contract With FC Barcelona Till 2021

    ​yesterday, Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona agreed to a new deal that will keep the Argentine star with his longtime football club team through 2021 and according to a statement from the club, the buyout clause for the new deal was set at 700 million euros. ‘I’m happy to continue […] More

  • FIFA Ranking: Nigerians React As FIFA Dropped Super Eagles By 9 Places

    ​Nigerians are complaining about the drop of Super Eagles team in the latest FIFA ranking in spite of the sterling performance in the World Cup qualifiers and its convincing defeat of Argentina – one of the world’s finest teams/ Nigeria dropped nine (9) places in the latest football ranking by […] More

  • Yakubu Aiyegbeni Retires From Football On His 35th Birthday

    ​Nigerian striker, Yakubu Aiyegbeni has pull the plug on his illustrious career after playing the beautiful game of football across the world. Former Portsmouth and Everton forward Yakubu has exclusively told Sky Sports News that he is to retire from football. The 35-year-old veteran striker, who also featured for Middlesbrough […] More

  • 7 Reasons Technology Cannot Fix Nigeria

    The list below is from a must-read article written by Frank Owusu for BBN Times: Why Technology Cannot Fix Nigeria (Part 1). There is a link to the full article at the end of the list but I thought his list captured 7 great points for discussion, contemplation and action. Nigeria has […] More

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