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FCMB promises fun at Copa Lagos

First City Monument Bank, a major sponsor of the Copa Lagos Beach Soccer tournament, has promised to make this year’s edition more exciting than ever
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Bankers Games: UBA win football event

Cyprian Onyekachi may have scored the match winner for UBA to end Skye Bank’s four year’s dominance of the football event of the Nigeria Bankers...
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Cristiano Ronaldo Sets Hat-Trick Record

Cristiano Ronaldo’s record-breaking hat-trick helped Real Madrid equal another Spanish league milestone in a 3-0 win over Celta Vigo on Saturday, AFP reports.His 23rd career...
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Mikel Obi Loses on First Start, Akpala on Target

It was not a memorable first start of the season for Super Eagles midfielder, Mikel Obi, as Chelsea was on Saturday defeated 2-1 by Newcastle...
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LMC Pays All 20 Clubs

All the 20 clubs that participated in the recently ended 2013/14 Glo Premier League season have been paid the Financial Merit Award as well as...
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Courtney Dike, Patriotic Nigerian In US Rejects N1.2M Gift Prize

Courtney who is the younger sister of Super Eagles player, Bright Dike said she valued playing for Nigeria, more than the monetary reward. Head of...
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Ogenyi Onazi: Nigeria ready for Bosnia

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi says the team are aready for Saturday’s World Cup Group F clash against Bosnia africanfootball.com reports. The showdown in Cuiba will...
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Niger's Flag Displayed Instead of Nigerian Flag during World Cup Opening Ceremony

A major faux pas occurred at the world cup opening ceremony, which took place yesterday. When Nigeria was called, Niger’s flag was displayed. Some viewers commented...
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Emmanuel Adebayor slams Tottenham

Striker Emmanuel Adebayor has accused Tottenham of disrespecting him.He scored twice on his first Premier League start of the season as Spurs beat Southampton 3-2...
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Golden Eaglets have turned into Eagles

The invitation of three members of the 2013 U-17 World Cup winning Golden Eaglets to the home-based Super Eagles poses new challenges to the trio,...
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Nigerian Football Federation head's email hacked

 The president of the Nigerian Football Federation says his email account has been hacked and that he doesn't need money from his friends.In a statement...
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Nigeria's Super Eagles to drop in FIFA ranking

The good run of the Super Eagles since returning from  the Confederation Cup in Brazil last June will have little effect in boosting the world...
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Eaglets captain Musa Muhammed for England trip

The agent of Musa Muhammed, the skipper of the Nigeria U17 team that won the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup has revealed plans to meet...
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Eaglets captain Musa Muhammed for England trip

The agent of Musa Muhammed, the skipper of the Nigeria U17 team that won the 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup has revealed plans to meet...
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Nigeria lost a Super Eagle in Njengo

Golden Eaglets' Head coach, Manu Garba (MFR) has described as shocking and painful the death of Friday Njengo at the Abuja National Hospital Sunday night. The...
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Nigeria win Under-17 World Cup

Nigeria won the Under-17 World Cup for a record fourth time on Friday with a 3-0 win over champions Mexico. Erick Aguirre's own goal put the...
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Nnamdi Asomugha, San Francisco 49ers cornerback released

There have been some ups and downs for San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, as it was recently revealed he is having a child with...
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Taiwo Awoniyi puts Nigeria into semi-finals of the Under-17 World Cup after Uruguay 2-0 win

Taiwo Awoniyi scored both goals for Nigeria as they overcame Uruguay 2-0 in the quarter-finals of the Under-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. It...
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Nigeria Football Federation pay coach Keshi part of his outstanding salary

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has paid coach Stephen Keshi part of the seven months' salary he is owed. Keshi, who is owed more than $217,000,...
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Sunday Mba, Nigeria's Nations Cup hero joins CA Bastia

Sunday Mba, who scored the goal that won the African Nations Cup for Nigeria earlier this year, left Warri Wolves for French team CA Bastia...
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Isah Enemonna Akor is Nigeria's next big thing

In 2006, Isah Enemonna Akor took a Lagos-bound bus to chase a professional football career, and that decision is now feeding gargantuan dreams. These dreams began...
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Nigeria Beats Kenya 1-0 At 2014 World Cup Qualifier

Nigeria took a huge step towards booking their place at the 2014 World Cup as they saw off Kenya 1-0 in qualifying action on Wednesday...
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2013 Africa Cup of Nations closing ceremony performance - Video

The Kokomaster ..D’Banj was LIVE @ the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations Final.He performed two of his most-recent monster singles ..Oliver Twist & Top of...
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Stephen Keshi Allegedly Sacked Prior To Clash Against Ivory Coast

Stephen Keshi has left  Nigerians wondering on his next move as Eagles coach when he asked; “do Nigerians  want me? He did not wait for...
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Stephen Keshi - They don’t want me

Stephen Keshi has left  Nigerians wondering on his next move as Eagles coach when he asked; “do Nigerians  want me? He did not wait for...
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Nigerian fan tried to slap coach Keshi for substituting Moses for Yobo

Despite the glorious win over competition favorites, Ivory Coast, some fans are still mad at Keshi for his decision to remove Moses for Yobo towards...
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Peter Odemwingie Embarrasses Himself On National TV

West Brom have denied giving Peter Odemwingie permission to talk with QPR despite him arriving at Loftus Road in an apparent bid to force a...
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Burkina Faso oust champions Zambia at the African Nations Cup

Burkina Faso sprung a major surprise at the African Nations Cup when they drew 0-0 with holders Zambia on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals along...
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Super Eagles of Nigeria for quarter finals, meet Ivory Coast

The Super Eagles of Nigeria this evening at the Royal Mafikeng Stadium in Rustenberg, South Africa, defeated Ethiopian national team 2-0 to qualify for the...
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Zambia 1-1 Nigeria

Scorers: Emmanuel Emenike 57, Kennedy Mweene 85 (pen) Zambia: 16-Kennedy Mweene; 6-Davies Nkausu, 18-Emmanuel Mbola, 13-Stopilla Sunzu, 4-Joseph Musonda; 3-Chisamba Lungu, 8-Isaac Chansa, 19-Nathan...
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Zambia v Nigeria: 2013 Africa Cup of Nations – live!

4.44pm GMT 87 min: Uche replaces Musa. Updatedat 4.45pm GMT 4.43pm GMT GOAL!!! Zambia 1-1 Nigeria (Mweene 85) A terrible decision to award the spot kick, but never mind that....
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Blues star Eden Hazard ejected from game for kicking a BALLBOY in the ribs

The Blues star's side were heading out of the Capital One Cup, losing 2-0 on aggregate to Swansea City in the semi-finalChelsea star Eden Hazard...
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Opening Ceremony Of AFCON 2013

Just in case you missed the opening ceremony of the 2013 African Cup of Nations holding in South Africa, you have the chance to relive...
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John Mikel Obi Racially Abused On Twitter

Chelsea have condemned alleged racist abuse received by John Mikel Obi on Twitter after their 2-2 draw against Juventus in the Champions League. He took to...
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2012 London Olympics: No gold, no silver, no bronze, N2.3 bn down the drain

The story of Nigeria at the 2012 London Olympics is “No gold, no silver, no bronze, N2.3 billion down the drain.” And now a top Nigerian...
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Nigeria awarded 4x400M relay Gold Medal after US disqualified

Nigeria may have fumbled in the London 2012 Olympics, making it one of the worst in recent years, but the nation have a new reason...
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Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, Minister of Sports Gives An Emotional On Why Team Nigeria Failed

Full Text of a Speech by the Honourable Minister of Sports and Chairman, National Sports Commission, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi on Thursday August 9, 2012 at...
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Hannatu Musawa: Going For Gold

London has welcomed athletes from all over the world into its beautiful city. Between the 27th of July and 12th August, the eyes of the...
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Fed Cup: Prime beat Enyimba, into semifinals

  The fairy run of success continued for Prime FC in the ongoing Federation Cup as the team defeated Enyimba 2-0 to book a place in...
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Nigerian athletes denied visa by Spain

Nigeria may not participate in the IAAF World Junior Championships as the Spanish Embassy in Lagos denied her athletes visas yesterday. Tempers rose as the athletes...
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Sam Ojebode, Ace Nigerian footballer is dead

One of Nigeria’s finest footballers in the 70s and 80s, Sam Ojebode, has died in Ibadan, Oyo State of cancer of the lungs. Ojebode died on...
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