Nigeria’s Super Eagles Begin Build-up For CHAN With Super Six

The home–based Super Eagles contingent arrived the ancient city of Kano on Saturday afternoon as Head Coach Salisu Yusuf and his crew countenance the beginning of preparations for the 5th African Nations Championship scheduled for Morocco 13th January – 4th February 2018. Yusuf, also Chief Coach of the Russia-bound A squad, has called up 30…

MFM FC Defeat 36Lion FC To Win Western Nigeria Preseason Final

Mountain Of Fire and Miracles Ministries Football Club strolled past 36Lion with a 3-1 victory to emerge the champions of the maiden edition of Western Nigeria Pre Season Football tourney yesterday in Lagos. The Olukoya Boys defeated 36 Lions 3-1 in the final decided Friday at the Agege Stadium courtesy of goals from two new…

Rivers United FC, Eunisell Unveil 2017/18 Jersey

Leading specialty fluids management company, Eunisell have continued their official shirt sponsorship deal with Rivers United. As part of the deal, players and officials of Rivers United FC will dorn Eunisell-branded jerseys for the duration of the 2017/18 football season. Rivers United will take part in three competitions, the Rivers State FA Cup, the AITEO…

2018 FIFA World Cup: 1,318,109 Tickets Requested In 24 hours

Ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia resumed on 5 December exclusively on FIFA.com/tickets and the excitement sparked by the Final Draw brought another wave of worldwide interest. Within the first 24 hours, fans from all over the world requested 1,318,109 tickets as the random-selection draw sales period goes on until 31 January…

Pinnick: Belief, Mental Strength Will Make Eagles Soar

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick is confident that mental strength, self–belief and youthfulness will serve the Super Eagles well at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next year summer. Speaking on the World Sport programme of the Cable News Network (CNN) from the station’s London studio on Monday,…

2018 FIFA World Cup Tickets: Sales Resume on 5 December

After the Final Draw, which determined the group breakdown for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, ticket sales for FIFA’s flagship tournament resume on 5 December at 12:00 (Moscow time). Fans from all around the world will be able to apply for tickets exclusively on FIFA.com/tickets. Sales phase 2 will be divided into two sales periods:…

Ethiopia Force Flamingos To 1-1 Draw In Addis Ababa

Nigeria’s U17 girls, Flamingos on Sunday had to battle both their Ethiopian counterparts and an unfriendly weather in Addis Ababa, but still came off the pitch with a 1-1 draw in the second round, first leg of a 2018 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup qualifying fixture. Joy Jerry put the Nigerian girls in front after…

DALUNG, AMAJU CONFIDENT OF NIGERIA’S QUALIFICATION

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung is optimistic that the Super Eagles of Nigeria will qualify from Group D of the 2018 FIFA World Cup fixtures in Russia. Barrister Dalung made the statement after the draws were made on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow where Nigeria were drawn in…

Nigeria To Be Fully Integrated Into FIFA Connect Next Month

The Nigeria Football Federation will be fully integrated into the FIFA Connect system by the end of this year, the country’s football–governing body has announced. FIFA Connect is the centralised portal for the registration of football players and other stakeholders. Once fully integrated, it means that registration of all players and other stakeholders in Nigerian…

Winners Emerge at LBA End-of-Season Ceremony

The League Bloggers Awards (LBA) end-of-season ceremony, on Tuesday, produced winners in 13 categories that covered the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), the Nigeria National League (NNL) and the Nigeria Women’s Premier League (NWPL). Ten players, one club and one coach were named winners in the different categories during the award night at the Sheraton…

Pinnick: Why We Offered Rohr Fresh Two – Year Contract

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has explained that the resolve of the Federation’s leadership to ensure there are no distractions of any size or complexion around Nigeria’s 2018 FIFA World Cup preparation and participation informed the offer of a fresh, two –year contract to Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr….