T.B. JoshuLionel Messis says he will remain at Barcelonaa Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona

WAFU Competition: Akawor Promises Rivers Angels N1 Million Per Goal

Chairman of People’s Democratic Party in Rivers State, Desmond Akawor has promised to give Nigeria’s representative at the CAF Women’s championship, Rivers Angels the sum of one million naira for every goal scored. Akawor, said this during a sendforth ceremony organized for the players in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. He urged the players to see […]

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FIFA DEBUNKS 60MINS RULE, OTHER RUMOURED CHANGES

IFA have released an official statement denying rumours circulating in the media in recent days regarding FIFA’s alleged intention to trial experimental changes to the Laws of the Game. Acccording to the press release on Monday, FIFA said that there are no plans whatsoever to change the announced exisiting rules of the game. It further […]

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T.B. JoshuLionel Messis says he will remain at Barcelonaa Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona

Official Held Hostage By Rivers United Fans After Match In PH

Fans of Rivers United Football Club, have been accused of beating up a fan of Akwa United during a match between both club sides at the Adokiye Amesiamaka Stadium on Sunday in Port Harcourt. The fans were also accused of seizing the center referee after the game ended in a 1-1 draw. Sources say it […]

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NEW YEAR SPEECH BY HIS “EXCELLENCY”, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA1ST JANUARY 2021

PRESIDENT BUHARI ALLOCATES HOUSES TO 1994 SUPER EAGLES SQUAD, WINNERS OF THE AFRICAN CUP OF NATIONS

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved allocation of 3-bedroom houses to the Super Eagles Squad that won the African Cup of Nations in Tunis, Tunisia, in 1994, making real a promise by the Federal Government. Following a memo by Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, the President approved the allocation in their states of […]

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T.B. JoshuLionel Messis says he will remain at Barcelonaa Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona

UEFA To Scrap Away Goal in Club Competitions

European football’s governing body UEFA, has announced that the away goals rule will be removed from all of its club competitions starting from next season. UEFA, disclosed this in a statement after a meeting of the Club Competitions Committee. It said the Executive Committee of UEFA, will now decide whether to scrap the away goals rule. […]

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Ex-Super Eagles Player recounts ordeal with kidnappers

CAS Reduces Samson Siasia’s Ban To Five Years

Court for Arbitration for Sports have reduced Nigerian coach Samson Siasia’s life-ban from football for bribery to five years. The court also cancelled a fine of 50,000 (US$50,000) that had also been part of the sanctions imposed by Fifa. CAS, disclosed this in a statement released on Monday. Siasia, was initially banned from all footballing […]

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Kevin De Bruyne is PFA Player of the year

Tottenham Hostpur Sacks Jose Mourinho

Tottenham Hotspur Manager, Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff have been sacked by the club. Chairman of the club, Daniel Levy made this known in a statement on the club’s official statement on Monday. “Jose and his coaching staff have been with us through some of our most challenging times as a Club,” he said. […]

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T.B. JoshuLionel Messis says he will remain at Barcelonaa Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona

Fifa Bans Chad For Life

Football’s governing body, Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has banned Chad from football for life. Fifa announced the decision which takes effect immediately, after a council meeting on Wednesday. Chad was banned by Fifa for government interference in football operations. This was after she had been disqualified from the Africa Cup of Nation’s qualifying round, […]

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Eighteen Players and Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 - Premier League

Eighteen Players and Staff Test Positive for COVID-19 – Premier League

The Premier League has announced that 18 players and staff members have tested positive to Covid-19 in the latest round of tests conducted. The league in a statement, confirmed that a total of 1,479 players and staff members were tested of which 18 returned positive. The statement reads: The Premier League can today confirm that […]

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Players and Staff of FCs to Undergo COVID-19 Tests Before Each Match - NFF

Players and Staff of FCs to Undergo COVID-19 Tests Before Each Match – NFF

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation has announced that players and staff of their respective clubs, will undergo COVID-19 tests before every football match.  The NFF gave the mandate to the chairpersons of the League Management company, Nigeria’s Women Football League, Nigeria National League and others in a letter dated 26th December 2020. “Sequel […]

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Arsenal Wins London Derby

Arsenal Wins London Derby

Arsenal football club scored 3-1 against Chelsea to emerge winners of Boxing Day Derby. Goals from Lacazette, Xhaka and Saka were enough to give the Gunners a win after a struggling run off. Chelsea missed a chance to fight back after Jorginho missed a penalty. However, Tammy Abraham was able to get a consolation goal […]

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Nigerians Celebrate Jay Jay's Football Prowess (WATCH)

Nigerians Celebrate Jay Jay’s Football Prowess (WATCH)

Many Nigerians today took to Twitter to celebrate Augustine Azuka Okocha aka Jay Jay’s dribbling skills on the football pitch. Although this two-time BBC African Footballer ended his career at the young age of 34, he is still regarded as a Football Legend by many in Nigeria. Watch Jay Jay display his iconic skill and […]

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CAF President banned for five years, fined $220K for ...

CAF President banned for five years, fined $220K for …

Football’s governing body  (FIFA), has banned the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad for five years.  Ahmad who was accused of financial misconduct was banned fby FIFA after he was found guilty by its ethics committee. FIFA in a statement had said “The investigation into Mr. Ahmad’s conduct in his position […]

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Ex-Super Eagles Player recounts ordeal with kidnappers

Ex-Super Eagles Player recounts ordeal with kidnappers

Ex-Super Eagles International Christian Obodo who was kidnapped in Warri, Delta State has recounted his ordeal in the hands of his abductors. Obodo in a chat with journalists after his release said he was locked up in a trunk for hours while his abductors withdrew money from his account with his ATM card.  He equally […]

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Nigeria Vs Sierra Leone Ends In Stalemate

The Super Eagles of Nigeria played a 4-4 draw with Sierra Leone in the African Cup Of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers match which held at Samuel Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, Edo State. Goals from Alex Iwobi, Victor Osimhen were not enough to seal victory for the Eagles Sierra Leone were looking for their first win […]

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Gov. Wike Pre-season Football Tournament Starts Today

The Governor Nyesom Wike, pre-season football tournament kicks off today. Lobi Stars and Rivers United are expected to slug it out in the opening match of the tournament.  The draws of the tournament was held at the conference hall of the Rivers State Ministry of Sports Complex yesterday in Port Harcourt, by members of the […]

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Mikel Obi nominated October Stoke City player

Mikel Obi nominated October Stoke City player

John Mikel Obi has been nominated for Stoke City’s player of the month for October. Mikel was nominated along side three other players; Harry Souttar, Tyrese Campbell and Steven Fletcher for the individual prize. Mikel Obi played a crucial role as Michael O’Neill’s side as Stoke kept three clean sheets and recorded four wins from […]

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FIFA Gives $1M To NFF As Covid19 Palliative

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has announced that it has received $1 million from FIFA as COVID-19 palliatives while another $500,000 will be received in January. NFF President Amaju Pinnick who disclosed this in a statement yesterday commended the football’s governing body for the kind gesture. He said the fund is made up of $500,000 […]

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