AITEO Takes Over CAF Awards

Nigeria’s leading energy solution company and major partner of the Nigeria Football Federation, AITEO Group, has swiftly moved in as new sponsors of the annual Confederation of African Football Awards. The agreement to this effect was signed in Lagos at the weekend, with CAF President Ahmad, Vice Presidents Kwesi Nyantakyi and Omari Selemani, and CAF…

MOROCCO TO HOST TOTAL CHAN 2018

The Emergency Committee of the Confederation Africaine de Football, chaired by Mr Ahmad, met on 14 October 2017 in Lagos, Nigeria, and unanimously decided to grant the organisation of the 5th edition of the Total African Nations Championship to the Royal Moroccan Football Federation. The latter had been a candidate following the withdrawal of the…

Lagos Rumbles As Tornadoes, Akwa Battle For AITEO Cup….

Positive and edifying history will be made on Sunday when Niger Tornadoes FC and Akwa United clash at the Agege Stadium for the right to be the first team to hoist the glittering AITEO Cup, freshly delivered for the purpose. For the umpteenth time, change was effected in the name of the oldest competition in…

Rohr: I Am Happy Working With This Group

Franco–German tactician Gernot Rohr has revealed he is elated working with the Super Eagles, after the three –time African champions became the first African country to qualify for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday. “I am very excited to be working with this team: a blend of the experienced and the young and…

CAF Emergency Committee To Meet In Lagos

The Emergency Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which is about the most powerful panel in African football, will hold a meeting in Lagos on Saturday, 14th October 2017. CAF top guns confirmed to thenff.com that the meeting, which will hold in Ikoyi, would deliberate on recent happenings in the African game, as…

Betland Relaunches With Special Bonus Offer

The management of Betland.com, a leading sports betting platform, has disclosed that it has embarked on taking the Nigerian gaming space by storm with a relaunch that will make the platform simple to access, navigate and play on. Managing Director, Betland.com, Babajimi Ogunlana, said the platform would provide both online and retail betting services and…

AITEO Cup Final 2017: It’s Tornadoes Vs Akwa United

Akwa United FC defeated Sunshine Stars 3-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in the second leg of their AITEO Cup semi final fixture on Sunday. Christian Pyagbara scored the second for The Promise Keepers in the second half to lead the Top Scorer’s race with seven goals. Akwa United’s first came from Cyril Oliseme. The…

Nigeria Qualify For 2018 FIFA World Cup

Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals after a 74th minute goal by substitute Alex Iwobi gave the Super Eagles a 1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo on Saturday. Pre–match previews had designated the top-of-the-table showdown at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in South-South Nigeria as a big…

Rohr Hails His “Soldiers” After “Difficult Game”

Super Eagles’ Franco-German Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr on Saturday praised his wards for fighting a great battle to overcome Zambia’s Chipolopolo and qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. He said at the post–match conference: “It was a very difficult game, in fact the most difficult for us in the qualifying series because of…

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES VICTORIOUS SUPER EAGLES

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory Saturday over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The President, who described the hard-earned victory as “very sweet, soothing and a 57th Independence Anniversary gift to the nation,” applauded the nation’s senior men’s football team for…