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U20 World Cup, FIFA Names Flying Eagles Youngest Team

The Flying Eagles have been rated the youngest team heading to the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand. The competition will hold from May 30 ... Full story

Manchester United set to swoop for Bastian Schweinsteiger

Louis van Gaal could move for German star Bastian Schweinsteiger the 30-year-old is believed to be open to a move to Manchester United Schweinsteiger might ...

Chinedu Udoji: My Invitation To Eagles Is Not A Tea Party Affair

Chinedu Udoji, the invited captain of Enyimba FC of Aba on Tuesday said his call up to the Super Eagles was not a `tea party’ ... Full story

Diamond League: Okagbare Dusts Olympic Champion

Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor got her season underway with a dominating win at the 2015 Shanghai Diamond League yesterday, winning the women’s 100m in 10.98s. Okagbare got ... Full story

Amaju Pinnick: Super Falcons To earn $400,000 If They Reach FIFA Women's World Cup Final

The Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick have promised to give the Super Falcons a sum of $400,000 (N88million) if they reach the final of ... Full story

US Runners Stripped Of London Olympics Medals

The entire U.S. men's sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson ... Full story

Falcons Reaches 3rd Round Of CAf Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Nigeria’s senior women’s national team have reached the third round of the 2016 Olympic qualifying tournament after Mali’s female Eagles withdrew from the second round ... Full story

Special Nike World Cup Boots For Flying Eagles Stars

Several Flying Eagles stars, including Kelechi Iheanacho and Isaac Success are to wear special Nike boots for the U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The Flying ... Full story

I’m Still Going To Buy Arsenal FC - Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote who’s a die hard fan of Arsenal FC said he still wants to buy the English club even after the ... Full story

Manny Pacquiao loses fight of the century to Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao told the world's media a shoulder injury left him unable to use his right hand during the fight He and Floyd Mayweather battled through a ... Full story

Wife Of Rio Ferdinand, Rebecca Ellison Has Died

Rebecca Ellison, the wife of the Queens Park Rangers and England defender Rio Ferdinand, has died of cancer, the player announced on Saturday. She had been ... Full story

Amaju Pinnick: Nike Deal Worth 743 Million Naira

Nigeria Football Federation's president, Amaju Pinnick has revealed that American company, Nike were the only organisation that met their demands when they were shopping for ... Full story

Nigeria Football Federation,Nike Sign Deal

Nike and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced a new partnership for designing and developing football kits for the country’s men’s and women’s national football ... Full story

Stephen Keshi Appointed As Coach For The Third Time

Stephen Keshi has been appointed Nigeria coach for the third time after signing a two-year contract on Tuesday. The “big boss” as he is popularly called ... Full story

Nigerian Footballers Face N50K Fine And One Match Ban For Stripping To Their Underwear

The duo of Ebenezer Odunlami and Prince Aggrey of the Sunshine Stars FC (Akure) are facing a 1-match ban and N50k fine each for violating ... Full story

Stephen Keshi Apologizes To Nigerians

Stephen Keshi has apologised to Nigerians over his protracted contract talks with the country’s football federation. A very sober coach Keshi in an exclusive interview with ... Full story

Stephen Keshi To Sign Contract This Week

The Nigeria Football Federation has disclosed that out-of-contract coach Stephen Keshi will sign a new contract to manage the Super Eagles this week. Keshi’s contract expired ... Full story

Captain Musa Mohammed Vanishes From U-23 Camp

Flying Eagles captain Musa Mohammed has ‘vanished’ from the Nigeria U23 camp in Abuja and has travelled abroad for trials without Samson Siasia’s permission. The right-back ... Full story

Vincent Enyeama Hints Retirement From Supre Eagles

Super Eagles goalkeeper and captain, Vincent Enyeama, has hinted of his retirement from the team as he urged the coaches to intensify the search for ... Full story

New Players Will Ignite Super Eagles - Daniel Amokachi

Super Eagles stand-in coach, Daniel Amokachi has expressed optimism that the new players he's introducing to the Super Eagles squad will breathe some life into ... Full story

We Will Honour Eagles Friendly - Bolivia FA

The president of the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF), Carlos Chavez and executive secretary,Alberto Lozada have acknowledged the concerns of national team coach,Mauricio Soria over the ... Full story

Arsenal FC, Beat Manchester United In FA Cup

English football giants, Arsenal FC, have defeated old rivals, Manchester United to qualify for the semi finals of the English FA Cup. This is courtesy of ... Full story

Qatar 2022 World Cup, Final Stadium To Be Design By British Architects

British architects Foster and Partners was named on Monday as the designer of the stadium that will host the final of the controversial Qatar football ... Full story

Super Eagles To Host Bafana Bafana In Friendly Match March 29

Bafana Bafana of South Africa have been chosen as replacement for the Black Stars of Ghana to play the Super Eagles in a friendly on ... Full story

I Felt Like A kid - Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he felt “like a kid” after claiming the first trophy of his second Stamford Bridge tenure with a League Cup ... Full story

Confederation Of African Football Agrees To Shift 2023 Africa Cup of Nations

FIFA Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, has hinted that the Confederation of African Football are favourably disposed to move the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations to ... Full story

Stephen Keshi Salary Reduced To N4m

Stephen Keshi will not be paid as much as he got during his first tenure as Super Eagles boss, if he signs a new deal ... Full story

Santi Carzola Apologizes To Fans

The Spaniard left the Liga outfit in 2012 after helping them qualify for the Champions League for €19 million, which angered a number of the ... Full story

Racist Chelsea Fans Discovered

Following a bizarre show of racism by some Chelsea fans at the Metro in Paris where they pushed a black man off a train and ... Full story

Nwankwo Kanu Ranked Among Arsenal’s All Time Top 50 Players Ever

Nwankwo Kanu has been named as the 13th greatest player of Arsenal football club. In a poll conducted by fans of Arsenal on the club’s website, ... Full story

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Video: Don Jazzy And The Mavins Arrive In Ghana For Tigo Ghana Meets Naija Concert

7-men Nigerian music group led by Don Jazzy, The Mavins have touched down in Ghana at the Kotoka International Airport this morning for tomorrow's Tigo ...

Checkout Funke Akindele’s New Lover

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, is one lady that cannot be easily seen because she has been moving from one location shoot to the other couple ...

Woman Delivers Baby Tangled with Beads in Lagos

A woman at the Isolo area of Lagos, delivered a baby with beads from the womb 11 months after pregnancy. Father of the baby and ...

Beef Alert: John Dumelo Fires Back At Yvonne Nelson

The sourness in friendship between friends of Nollywood industry, Ghanaian thespians, John Dumelo and Yvonne Nelson is seriously heated up as John Dumelo has revealed ...

Nollywood Actor Von Apochi Set To Resume Acting After Fire Accident (Photo)

Nollywood actor, Von Apochi, is set to make his first movie appearance after a deadly fire accident he was involved in that almost claimed his ...

Police IG, Makes New Orders, Bars His Men From Carrying Bags For Politicians, Wife, Others

There is a recent welcomed development in the Nigeria police sector, as the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, on Thursday made some new orders ...

China's Richest Man Loses $15 Billion in Minutes

In the history of sudden wealth loss, Li Hejun may have set a new record. Li, who was China's richest man until this week, saw his ... Full story

U20 World Cup, FIFA Names Flying Eagles Youngest Team

The Flying Eagles have been rated the youngest team heading to the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand. The competition will hold from May 30 ... Full story

Daddy Tried To Change His Environment, Entertainment Industry - Wole Robinson

Eldest son of veteran actor Femi Robinson who passed on, Wednesday, at the age of 75, Wole Robinson has described his late father as “a ... Full story

Yemi Alade Reveals Too Much Flesh At Press Conference

Yemi Alade Reveals Too Much Flesh At Press Conference What Is Wrong With Yemi Alade's Fashion Sense Should Yemi Alade Change Her Fashion Stylist? As the world looks ...