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Super Eagles will do better against Cameroon – Rohr

Genrot Rohr, Super Eagles Head coach, has allayed fears of Nigerians over the possibility of the team failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup following a disappointing 0-2 loss to South Africa last Saturday in Uyo. Nigeria, who top...

Henry Onyekuru reveals his love for Arsenal, says Thierry Henry is his idol

Eupen striker Henry Onyekuru has revealed his love for Arsenal, stating that club legend Thierry Henry is his idol. The 19 year old striker who recently made his debut for Nigeria's senior national team in friendly against Togo also confirmed that Arsenal are...

I thought about playing for Super Eagles again – Okocha

Nigeria football legend Austin 'Jay-Jay' Okocha has admitted to wishing to return to the football pitch and play for the Super Eagles again. Commenting on his visit to Kazan, Okocha stated that he was tempted to come out of retirement...

Alcaraz hopes to lead Algeria to the 2018 World Cup ahead of Nigeria

The Algeria national team coach, Lucas Alcaraz, has not given up on the Desert Foxes qualifying for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup ahead of the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Algeria are currently bottom of Group B on just one...

Ahmad Ahmad earns more votes than Hayatou to win CAF Presidency

Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar has been elected the new president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) following general elections held on Thursday, March 16 at the CAF General Assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Pinnick wins CAF Executive Committee...

Oliseh attributes recent Fortuna Sittard’s losses to absence of key players

Head coach of Dutch second division team Fortuna Sittard, Sunday Oliseh has blamed the recent losses in the league on the unavailability of three key players in the squad. Oliseh's Fortuna Sittard lost consecutive games against NAC Breda and VVV...

Qualify Nigeria for World Cup or leave! – NFF to Rohr

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has vowed not to extend the contract of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr if he does not qualify Nigeria for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Nigeria are front runners to clinch the...

Nigeria remain 41 in latest FIFA World Ranking, 7th in Africa

The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain in the 41st position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking for February 2017 and are number seven in Africa despite picking up no points in the month. The ranking was released on Thursday morning...

National Stadium in Lagos to host World Cup Qualifiers after renovation

The Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung inspected the National Stadium in Surulere, Lagos on Wednesday. The sports ministry have decided to handover the stadium to the Lagos state government as announced...

A Long Way To Germany: How Nigeria Was Bettered By Angola

By Balogun Rilwan Adetayo We had started the World Cup Qualifiers on a terrific note- dispatching Rwanda 2-0 at the National Stadium in Abuja courtesy Obafemi Martins' brace. It was a game that sparked a bit of life into the...

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