Former England striker, Michael Owen, has backed Chelsea to beat Valencia in today’s UEFA Champions League group-stage fixture at Stamford Bridge. He also predicted Liverpool to defeat Napoli at the…


2019 AFCON: Ekpo urges Super Eagles not to underrate any team

With just two-days to the kick-off of the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, ex-international, Friday Ekpo, on Wednesday urged the Super Eagles not to underrate any team….


NFF President, Pinnick confident Egypt 2019 will be successful

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has expressed his confidence that this year’s Africa Cup of Nations will be a roaring success despite being the biggest–ever event…

News Sports

All hail the Golden Eaglets

Nigeria’s rating as a global force in soccer took a deserved hike when the countries under 17 soccer team named the Golden Eaglets, qualified for the 2019 edition of the…


Chelsea to challenge FIFA transfer ban

Chelsea will challenge a transfer ban from FIFA at the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the London club said Wednesday after football’s world governing body rejected the first appeal. The…


Premier League January transfer spending fell for first time since 2012

Premier League spending in the January transfer window fell for the first time since 2012 after three of the top six clubs decided not to add players to the squad,…


Nigeria tops in world championship march held in Lagos state

Nigeria emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Lagos World Para Powerlifting Invitational Championships held at Oriental Hotel in Lagos. The host country won all the 20 gold medal on…


Bayelsa Queens emerge NWFL Super Four champions

Bayelsa Queens yesterday made good their boost of winning the 2018 Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Super Four Championship when they beat defending champions, Nasarawa Amazons 2-0 at the Agege…


Mikel gets signed with Middlesbrough

John Obi Mikel, Super Eagles captain, has joined English Championship side, Middlesbrough, until the end of the season. The club on Thursday announced the signing of the 31-year-old former Chelsea…


Cardiff player, Emiliano Sala on board missing plane

The plane, travelling from Nantes to Cardiff, disappeared from radar over the Channel around 8pm on Monday night There is “genuine concern” Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala was one of…


Halep Kanepi’s fear to reach Australian second round

World number one Simona Halep survived a serious scare against Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi to make it into the second round of the Australian Open second round, 6-7, 6-4, 6-2. The…

Football Sports

Never! I cant play for Nigeria, 19yr old snubs country for Ireland (Photo)

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) second vice-president, Mallam Shehu Dikko says the soccer governing body should not be blamed for Southampton youngster, Michael Obafemi’s recent call-up by Ireland Republic, as he…


I’m still in the game of football — Mikel

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has assured Nigerians that he has not retired from the national team. The Nigeria captain opened up on why he was dropped from the…


Nigeria can be world football power house – Izam

A FIFA licensed agent, Isha Isaac Izam believes Nigeria would return to the powerhouse of world football only if all hands are on deck. Isha, who played and captained Jazzy…


Footballers to Osinbajo: Order DSS to move out of NFF Secretariat

A group representing retired and active footballers on Wednesday in Abuja urged the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, to order an immediate withdrawal of security men from the Nigeria Football Federation…


Kenneth Omeruo Joins La Liga Side, Leganes On Loan

Chelsea Football Club of England defender, Kenneth Omeruo has sealed a loan move to La Liga club, Club Deportivo Leganés. The Super Eagles of Nigeria player was unveiled, Tuesday as…


Etim Esin advises NFF to compel Rohr to live, work in Nigeria

Former Nigeria international, Etim Esin has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to compel Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr to work and live in Nigeria if he desired to continue…


Stop focusing on female fans, FIFA warns World Cup broadcasters

FIFA is cracking down on television broadcasters focusing on good looking female fans while airing the 2018 World Cup, an official said this week. Federico Addiechi, FIFA’s head of sustainability…

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