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The Nigeria Football Federation’s president, Amaju Pinnick, has said that his trip to London over the weekend was to seal partnership deals that would help move Nigerian football forward. Pinnick released this disclaimer after some quarters accused him of feeding the Super Falcons to the wolves while he...

Former Super Falcons coach, Paul Hamilton, has described the team’s ouster from the race to the Rio Olympic Games by Equatorial Guinea as a wake-up call. The...

At the fourteenth time of asking, Arsene Wenger can finally say he has beaten Jose Mourinho. So we can put the bitterness to bed after Arsenal beat Chelsea...

Head Coach of the U-23 national team, Dream Team, Samson Siasia has said his boys played like true heroes and he is proud of them as they have also made...

By Uzor Odigbo, Lagos   Africa’s fastest woman, Blessing Okagbare, will lead 22 other Nigerian athletes to the World Athletics Championships this...

The League Management Company (LMC) has formally charged FC Taraba for failing to meet financial obligation to its players and has in line with the provision...

Lothar Matthaus has hailed Jose Mourinho as the best coach in the world, insisting he is better than Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola. The Portuguese manager has won league titles with Porto, Chelsea, Inter and Real Madrid, while Guardiola oversaw the most successful spell in Barcelona’s history and has won two Bundesliga titles with Bayern so far, while both coaches...

Golden Eaglets will continue its preparations for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile with another test game against Jamba Academy of Kaduna. The test match will kick off at 8.00am at the FIFA Goal Project in Abuja. Last year, Jamba Academy put up a gallant fight when the team lost 2-1 to Nigeria’s U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, in another test game. Several players from...

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Sir Craig Reedie, who is “very disturbed” by the latest widespread athletics doping allegations, has vowed to immediately hand over the samples to the WADA Independent Commission for further investigation. The allegation comes after International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) data showing the results of 12,359...

Sponsors of the national teams,Globacom, has congratulated the U-23 team, for qualifying for the African U-23 Championship after holding Congo to a goalless draw in Pointe Noire on Sunday to sail through on 2-1 goals aggregate. The championship, which serves as the final round of qualifiers for the Rio Olympics, is billed for Senegal in November. Nigeria will play alongside,...