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Eagles’ Watch: West Brom scouts Simon, Etebo as 5 Swedish clubs close in on NPFL hotshot

Eagles’ Watch: West Brom scouts Simon, Etebo as 5 Swedish clubs close in on NPFL hotshot

With the European Leagues on break, attention of football faithful across the world shifted to World Cup qualifiers and international friendly matches of their darling teams. The Super Eagles was however not left out of the opportunity. After so much anticipation, the team largely made up of youngsters proved their worth by coming from a […]

How Super Eagles players fared against Senegal

How Super Eagles players fared against Senegal

Daniel Akpeyi: He was Super Eagles second best player on the night after Ndidi, making some crucial saves. The goal scored by Moussa Sow in the second half was not his fault either. RATING:  7/10 Kenneth Omeruo: Could not cope with most of the time with the physicality of the game and to be fair to […]

NPFL: Plateau back on top as MFM, Rangers, 3SC fall

NPFL: Plateau back on top as MFM, Rangers, 3SC fall

Plateau United reclaimed top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League table following a convincing 4-1 win against ABS in a match day 15 clash at the Rwang Pam Stadium in Jos on Sunday. A hat-trick from Reuben Bala and a goal from Joshua Obaje secured the win for Plateau United who were without head […]

Oladimeji happy with Kwara Utd victory

Oladimeji happy with Kwara Utd victory

The Chairman of Kwara United FC, Prince Thompson Oladimeji has expressed happiness with the team’s performance against Zamfara United FC at the Kwara State Stadium, Ilorin on Saturday. The Harmony Warriors consolidated on their away form to Fc Taraba by walloping Zamfara United 3-1 in the Nigeria National League (NNL) to make six points in […]

Eagles stars frustrated by B/Faso friendly cancellation

Eagles stars frustrated by B/Faso friendly cancellation

Two Super Eagles players have expressed their displeasure at the cancellation of Monday’s international friendly against Burkina Faso. Burkina Faso pulled out of the friendly in London on Monday after seven of their players did not get visas to enter Britain. One of the players who plays in Belgium said that he was looking forward […]

SAFA Boss: Bafana can upstage Nigeria in AFCON qualifiers

SAFA Boss: Bafana can upstage Nigeria in AFCON qualifiers

South Africa Football Association President Danny Jordaan has expressed confidence that the country’s senior men’s national team Bafana Bafana can qualify ahead of the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Bafana defeated Guinea-Bissau in a friendly in Durban on Saturday in preparation for the AFCON qualifiers. South Africa is in […]

Onazi: We’re focused on qualifying for World Cup

Onazi: We’re focused on qualifying for World Cup

Nigeria’s young and vibrant squad is thinking of little else apart from qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, so said stand-in Captain Eddy Ogenyi Onazi. The petite but lion –hearted midfielder spoke on Sunday during a meeting of the Super Eagles with NFF President Amaju Pinnick, at […]

Pinnick departs for Zurich Tomorrow to attend FIFA meeting

Pinnick departs for Zurich Tomorrow to attend FIFA meeting

The Nigeria Football Federation have confirmed on Sunday that its President Amaju Pinnick will fly to Zurich, Switzerland on Tuesday to attend the inaugural meeting of the Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions, taking place at the Home of the world football ruling body on Wednesday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Pinnick was in January appointed a member of […]

Ekpo loses WBA title fight to Zeuge by unanimous decision

Ekpo loses WBA title fight to Zeuge by unanimous decision

Former Nigeria’s Olympic boxer, Isaac ‘Grenade’ Ekpo in the early hours of Sunday lost by unanimous decision to Germany’s Tyron Zeuge who defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) super middlewight title  at the MBS Arena in Postdam, Germany. The fight which started at 12.50am Nigerian time after some undercard bouts was stopped in the fifth round […]

Sports Devt: Need to make inter-house sports, Principal’s Cup compulsory

Sports Devt: Need to make inter-house sports, Principal’s Cup compulsory

By Adebayo Olodan Date of inter-house sports of various schools is one that stuck in the memory of pupils and students in the 80s and 90s across the country. Those days, we made sure we attend inter house competitions of primary and secondary schools located in the same town, neighbouring towns or local government of […]