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There’ll be no election on Thursday –NFF

Newly elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chris Giwa has issued stern warning to those still peddling rumours of election on September 4 to desist as there will…

Mikel, Efe, Ahmed Musa join Eagles today

Mikel, Efe, Ahmed Musa join Eagles today

Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi is expected in Calabar today, venue of the Super Eagles camp, as he is already in the country. Celtic defender, Efe Ambrose and CSKA Moscow…

Osaze out for rest of season?

Osaze out for rest of season?

•Emineke on fire ahead of Congo match Super Eagles striker, Osaze Odemwingie could be out for the rest of season amid fears he has seriously damaged his cruciate knee ligament,…

Lendl explains rift with Murray

Andy Murray’s former coach Ivan Lendl says the pair split because of his own family issues and the difficulty of matching the Scot’s Wimbledon triumph. They went their separate ways…

Alonso targets Seedorf´s Champions League record

Xabi Alonso has targeted winning the UEFA Champions League with a third different club – a feat only previously managed by Clarence Seedorf. The Spanish midfielder joined Bayern Munich from…

‘There is foul-play in Giwa’s NFF election’

By Augustine Akhilomen Correspondent, Lagos   The leadership crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as a result of the controversial election on August 26 in which Chris Giwa as…

US Open 2014: My body failed me, says Murray

Andy Murray said his body let him down as he suffered cramp in his opening match against Robin Haase at the US Open. The Briton won 6-3 7-6 (8-6) 1-6…

Aluko focuses on Eagles

Hull City winger, Sone Aluko has expressed his desire to join the Super Eagles ahead of the Africa cup of Nations qualifiers against Congo and South Africa . Aluko, who…

Messi out of Germany clash

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi will not feature in Wednesday’s international friendly between this year’s Fifa World Cup finalists Germany and Argentina due to injury. The Albiceleste captain picked up a…

Jordan in Federer’s box at US Open

Michael Jordan was a special guest in Roger Federer’s courtside box at the US Open on Tuesday night, the rare spectacle of an all-time great in one sport cheering on…

Oboabona, five others hit Eagles camp

Oboabona, five others hit Eagles camp

The Super Eagles camp for the Nations Cup qualifier against Congo Brazzaville opened on Monday night with Turkey based Godfrey Oboabona being the first foreign based player to arrive camp.…

Manchester United set to clinch Falcao loan deal

The Colombia international is expected to fly to Manchester today to undergo a medical ahead of a sensational transfer deadline switch from Monaco to Old Trafford Manchester United are on…

Chicharito joins Real Madrid on loan

Manchester United striker Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez has joined Real Madrid on loan for the rest of the 2014/15 season. The European champions announced they have “reserved a first buying option”…

Eagles resumes camp today ahead of Congo clash

Eagles resumes camp today ahead of Congo clash

By Augustine Akhilomen Correspondent, Lagos Super Eagles camp will open today in Calabar ahead of the double header Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Congo on September 6 and South…

Tinubu disowns Giwa-led NFF

Former executive committee member of the Nigeria Football Federation and supposed ‘re-elected’ member of the Chris Giwa-led NFF, Deji Tinubu has distanced himself from the faction, stating that he has…

Obudu Race gets Nov. 8 date

The Local Organising Committee for the Obudu international mountain race and the African mountain running championships has announced Saturday November 8,2014 for this year’s two-in-one race. Speaking at the end…

Why DSS picked Maigari, Amadu –NSC

The National Sports Commission (NSC) has explained the circumstances surrounding the arrest of erstwhile President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Alhaji Aminu Maigari by the Directorate of Security Services…

Onazi in doubt for Congo clash

Super Eagles midfielder, Ogenyi Onazi will miss Lazio first game of the season against AC Milan. Onazi wasn’t listed by Coach Stefano Pioli in his 23 man squad for Sunday’s…

Gallant Falconets: Mr. President, our women deserve greater honour

Gallant Falconets: Mr. President, our women deserve greater honour

By Steve Oma-Ofozor Senior Correspondent, Lagos In 2010, when the Super Falcons of Nigeria won the African Women’s Championship (AWC) in South Africa the welcome ceremony that the Federal Government put…

Biffo’s return to Kogi Utd doubtful

The suspension slammed on Kogi United Technical Adviser, Abdullahi Biffo, may be the end of his engagement with the club as the truce agreed by all parties did not change…

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