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Super Eagles beat Benin in AFCON 2021 qualifier

Super Eagles of Nigeria got their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying campaign off to a flying start with a triumph over Benin Republic, their west African neighbours. The match took place on...

NPFL Round-Up: MFM FC record first away win

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) 2019/20 season got off to an interesting start on Sunday with some interesting results in games played across the country. Sikiru alimi MFM FC...

Joeys beat FIFA Under 17 Nigeria to secure World Cup Round of 16 berth

Four years after being smashed by eventual champions Nigeria at the FIFA Under 17 World Cup, Australia’s Joeys produced a spirited display to advance to the last 16. Germany-based Noah Botic continued his stellar...

Match fixing: FIFA, CAF monitoring Nigeria, says NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation has warned its members and officials against match fixing and manipulation in the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League season, which begins on Sunday. Head of the NFF Integrity Unit, Okey...

Buhari applauds Golden Eaglets 3-2 victory against Ecuador

President Muhammadu Buhari applauds the performance of the Golden Eaglets Tuesday in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, which saw them winning 3-2 after they had trailed Ecuador by...

Akwa United Unveil Obuh As New Head Coach

Former Flying Eagles handler John Obuh has been unveiled as the new head coach of Akwa United. Coach I uh and Akwa united players

Nigeria forward Uchendu on target as Sporting Braga thrash CL Benfica

Chinaza Uchendu was on the scoresheet as Sporting Braga secured an emphatic 4-0 win over CL Benfica in the Portuguese Liga BPI encounter on Sunday. The Nigeria international, who was on target in Braga's...

The remarkable story of a British Nigerian football star

When he was growing up, Ola Aina's parents struggled to put food on the table but did all they could to make sure he did not miss any training London and Cairo -...

Nigeria is blessed with abundant football talents, visiting foreign scouts say

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr Oleg Dziuba and Gianfranco Gazzoli, two of the foreign scouts at the 60 Goals Soccer Stars Talent-hunt Programme, on Sunday...

HiFL to produce more stars for football development in Nigeria — Organisers

Organisers at the HiFL press conference Olamide Adeyemo, the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Page Sports and Entertainment, on Friday, said that the competition was on the threshold of producing...