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10 December 2016 : OPINION: CAF bid Yet another needless ego trip by Mr Pinnick -
At a time when Nigeria football is in comatose, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has embarked on yet another needless ego trip by his vaulting ambition to be on the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, FIFA

10 December 2016 : Rangers place $500,000 price tag on star striker Chisom Egbuchulam -
Nigeria champions Enugu Rangers have asked Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel to pay $500,000 for the transfer of star striker Chisom Egbuchulam. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

09 Dec 2016 : Conte cools Mikel exit talk -
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he has no intention of selling Nigerian captain John Obi Mikel in the January transfer window. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

09 Dec 2016 : Moses: Loan spells were hard on me -
Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses has spoken about the difficulties associated with being loaned out on a long-term basis. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

09 Dec 2016 : Odion Ighalo wants John Obi Mikel to join him at Watford -
Watford striker Odion Ighalo calls on his club to move for Chelsea midfielder and fellow Nigerian John Obi Mikel in the January transfer window. - more ...
Topics: Odion Ighalo, John Obi Mikel, Watford FC, Chelsea FC

09 Dec 2016 : Ighalo calls on Watford to sign Mikel -
The experienced Nigerian midfielder would be an ideal signing for Watford, according to the Chelsea player's international team-mate - more ...
Topics: Watford FC, Nigeria, Chelsea FC

09 Dec 2016 : Leicester City vs. Manchester City: Team News, Preview, Live-Stream, TV Info -
Manchester City can move up to second in the Premier League with a win over reigning champions Leicester City on Saturday, but manager Pep Guardiola's men travel to the King Power Stadium lacking in form. - more ...
Topics: Leicester City, Manchester City, Premier League, Guardiola

08 December 2016 : Minister visits protesting Falcons, assures they will get their cash -
Nigerian sports minister Solomon Dalung has reassured African champions Super Falcons they will receive all their entitlements. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

08 Dec 2016 : Ighalo urges Mikel to join Watford -
Watford striker Odion Ighalo has not hidden his desire for his national team captain to join him at his club side in the English Premier League. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Supersport United

08 December 2016 : Sunderland will fight all the way vows Anichebe -
Nigeria striker Victor Anichebe has said he expects Sunderland to again fight their way to stay up in the Premier League. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

08 December 2016 : SCOUTING REPORT: Arsenal fan Onyekuru tipped for London Gunners -
A special scouting report compiled by renowned scouting agency Instat has tipped Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru to go all the way to play for his dream club Arsenal. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

08 December 2016 : CAF EXCO SEAT: Pinnick dares CAF President Hayatou -
The formal bid by the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick to be on the CAF executive committee is a direct confrontation with CAF boss Issa Hayatou, it has been specially scooped. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

08 December 2016 : Nigeria league hotshot Obaje linked with Etoile du Sahel -
Nigeria league hotshot Godwin Obaje has been linked with top Tunisian club Etoile du Sahel. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

08 Dec 2016 : Ibrahim pleased with opening win -
Wikki Tourists captain Mustapha Ibrahim expressed joy after his team secured a 2-1 win over FC IfeanyiUbah in the Nigeria Professional Football League Super 4. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Supersport United

07 December 2016 : NFF president Pinnick submits nomination for CAF Exco seat -
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has formally submitted his nomination to contest for a seat on the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in March 2017. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

07 Dec 2016 : NFF promises to pay Super Falcons -
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have admitted to cash flow problems but have promised to pay the Super Falcons as soon as possible. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, FIFA, World Cup

07 December 2016 : Nigerias Adegbenro, Leke James, Fred Friday scouted for top talents of Norway -
Top scouting agency Instat has named three Nigeria stars, Samuel Adegbenro, Leke James and Fred Friday, among the top stars for the past season in Norway. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

07 Dec 2016 : Plateau United in major signing spree -
Nigerian Premier League side Plateau United have reportedly boosted their squad with 15 new signings for next season. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Sunshine Stars Akure

07 December 2016 : No pressure on Iheanacho to replace Aguero insists Pep -
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has said Nigeria striker Kelechi Iheanacho is not under any pressure to replace suspended Sergio Aguero. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

07 Dec 2016 : Aguero tells Iheanacho: Carry Man City while I'm banned -
The Argentine will miss the Blues' next four Premier League matches and he has urged the young Nigerian to shoulder the goal scoring burdern - more ...
Topics: Premier League, Nigeria

07 Dec 2016 : Lucas Perez Shows He Can Be Arsenal's Secret Weapon over Festive Period -
There were plenty of reasons for Arsenal to be satisfied with their nightrsquo;s work in Basel. - more ...
Topics: Lucas Perez, Arsenal FC, Champions League, Arsene Wenger

07 Dec 2016 : Manchester City Show Same Worrying Weaknesses in Celtic Draw -
It was more of the same old story for Manchester City in their 1-1 draw with Celtic in the Champions League. - more ...
Topics: Manchester City, Champions League, Guardiola, Pablo Maffeo

06 December 2016 : Leicester City-bound Ndidi, Onyekuru rated among top stars in Belgium -
Nigerias Wilfred Ndidi and Henry Onyekuru have been rated among the best players in the 2016-2017 half-term scoring report by top scouting agency Instat. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

06 December 2016 : NFF: We will pay Falcons, but we dont have cash now -
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have promised to pay the victorious Super Falcons, but that will be when they have the cash to pay them. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

06 Dec 2016 : Christopher hails Rohr's youthful picks -
Former Nigeria international Justice Christopher is delighted that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is showing faith in young players. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

06 Dec 2016 : Kanu: Super Eagles should not get carried away -
Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has warned the Super Eagles not to become complacent in their bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

06 December 2016 : Super Falcons star Ordega regrets playing for Nigeria -
USA-based forward Francisca Ordega has regretted playing for the Super Falcons, saying she would have opted for another country because of the lack of support for womens football in Nigeria. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

05 December 2016 : Nigerias Falcons in the dark over pay, no cash for star defenders surgery -
There is now a silent but dangerous standoff between African champions Super Falcons and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the team have still been left in the dark as regards their bonuses and allowances. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

05 December 2016 : LaLiga Nigeria plans more fans viewing parties -
LaLiga Nigeria country manager Mutiu Adepoju has said the organisation plans more fans viewing parties after bringing together fans for last weekends El Clasico. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

05 Dec 2016 : Kalaba still hopes to make history -
Zambia may be five points off the pace in their World Cup qualifying campaign, but captain Rainford Kalaba remains hopeful of leading his team to Russia 2018. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria, FIFA

05 Dec 2016 : Five Super Falcons included in AWCON all-star team -
Five women from Nigerias 2016 African Womens Cup of Nations winning side have been named in the official CAF all-star team. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

05 Dec 2016 : REPORT: Rohr on foreign recruitment drive -
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is apparently keen to convince foreign-based players with Nigerian roots to switch their allegiances. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

05 Dec 2016 : | Baroka 'keeper steals headlines as Banyana falter -
In a week that saw Banyana Banyana lose to Nigeria for the umpteenth time, headlines came from the most unlikely source, writes S(tm)Busiso Mseleku - more ...
Topics: Baroka Ga-Mphahlele, Nigeria

05 December 2016 : Victorious Falcons set for showdown with NFF over $16,500-a-player bonus -
Nigerias Super Falcons, record eight-time African champions, are set for a showdown with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over the payment of their win bonus from this years AWCON in Cameroon, which is put at $16,500-a-player. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

05 Dec 2016 : Destined for bigger things - FIFA 17 Rising Star Alex Iwobi could surpass legend uncle Okocha -
The 20-year-old has been turning on the style for the Gunners and for Nigeria thus far this season and could yet reach the same level of the former Bolton Wanderers legend - more ...
Topics: FIFA, Nigeria

04 December 2016 : Punishing Los Angeles regimen pays off for Victor Anichebe -
Injury-prone Victor Anichebe played his second straight full game for Sunderland to show that a punishing conditioning stint in Los Angeles, USA, in the summer is now paying huge dividends. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Orlando Pirates, Highlands Park, Ajax Cape Town

04 December 2016 : Granada first win will spark off revival vows Uche Agbo -
Nigeria midfielder Uche Agbo has said his Spanish club Granada CF first win of the season will spark off their revival in La Liga. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

04 December 2016 : Champions Rangers to get land, cash Commissioner -
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Uwuanyi will reward Nigeria league champions Enugu Rangers will plots of land and cash gifts after they broke a 32-year trophy-less run in October. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

04 December 2016 : Sone Aluko scores in Fulham big win -
Nigeria forward Sone Aluko was among the goals for his England Championship side Fulham in their 5-0 win over Reading. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, FIFA, World Cup, Orlando Pirates

03 December 2016 : Lazio get new FIFA deadline to pay Ogenyi Onazi -
World football governing body FIFA have now given Serie A side Lazio till December 9 to pay Nigeria international Ogenyi Onazi his outstanding wages or face their wrath, the player has revealed. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, Nigeria

03 December 2016 : NNL Super 4 begins December 12 in Gombe now -
The championship playoffs in the Nigeria second-tier league, the Nigeria National League, will now be played from December 12 in Gombe after several postponements. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

03 Dec 2016 : Live Commentary: Sunderland 2-1 Leicester City -
Sports Mole brings you live text coverage of the Premier League meeting between Sunderland and Leicester City. - more ...
Topics: Sunderland AFC, Leicester City, Premier League, Manchester United

02 Dec 2016 : Moses credits Mikel for Blues success -
Converted wing-back Victor Moses has thanked his Chelsea and Nigerian team-mate John Obi Mikel for his support and encouragement. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

02 Dec 2016 : Former Al Ahly striker Konan linked with Zanaco -
Newly-crowned Zambian Champions Zanaco are reportedly looking at signing Ivory Coast striker Oussou Konan. - more ...
Topics: CAF Champions League, Nigeria

02 Dec 2016 : PL Preview: Will Manchester City and Chelsea Break Tradition and Go Toe-to-Toe? -
It was easier to predict in the old days. - more ...
Topics: Manchester City, Chelsea FC, Jose Mourinho, England

01 December 2016 : Mikel backs Chelsea to be champions again -
Nigeria captain Mikel Obi has backed Chelsea to be Premier League champions again. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

01 December 2016 : Falcons vs Cameroon AWCON final sets tone for World Cup double header -
The outcome of Saturdays womens AFCON final between hosts Cameroon and defending champions Nigeria will most certainly set the tone for next years 2018 World Cup double header between both countries. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria

01 December 2016 : Gernot Rohr: Nigeria fired up to qualify for World Cup -
Nigeria are motivated to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia even though the qualifying tournament still has a long way to go, according to coach Gernot Rohr. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

01 December 2016 : Ebuehs parents promise player will honour Eagles next call-up Rohr -
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has said he has received a promise from the parents from Netherlands-based defender Tyronne Ebuehi he will honour an Eagles call-up after he turned down his first chance with the team. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

01 December 2016 : Leicester City finalise Ndidi transfer, fee to rise to over 18 million -
Leicester City have agreed to sign Nigeria star Wilfred Ndidi in January for 15 million pounds, a figure which could rise up to 18. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Baroka Ga-Mphahlele, Orlando Pirates, Ajax Cape Town

01 Dec 2016 : Rohr working to hold on to Nigerians born abroad -
Head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed his determination to entice players eligible for Nigeria, who were born overseas, to consider playing for the Super Eagles. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

01 December 2016 : Ellis keen to lead Banyana permanently -
Despite their 1-0 loss at the hands of Nigeria during the 2016 CAF Women's Championships on Tuesday, Banyana Banyana coach Desire Ellis remains keen on retaining the job permanently. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

01 December 2016 : Rogon launches football scouting app Cuju for Africa -
Budding football stars in Nigeria and beyond who wish to play in Europe will soon get a chance to show off their skills through a new scouting application developed by top football agency Rogon. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

01 Dec 2016 : Report: Leicester City close to GBP 14m Wilfred Ndidi deal -
A report claims that Leicester City close on a GBP 14m deal for Genk's Wilfred Ndidi after agreeing terms with the Belgian outfit. - more ...
Topics: Leicester City, Premier League, Nigeria, King Power Stadium

01 Dec 2016 : Cup of Nations Will Hit the Premier League Hard, but Clubs Must Accept It -
When Philippe Coutinho went down with his ankle injury on Saturday, the concern around Anfield was intensified by the knowledge that Adam Lallana is still recovering from a groin strain, that Daniel Sturridge has another calf problem and that, come January, Liverpoolrsquo;s attacking options will be reduced even more when Sadio Mane joins up with Senegal for the Africa Cup of Nations. - more ...
Topics: Premier League, Philippe Coutinho, Anfield, Adam Lallana

30 November 2016 : Moroccan club WAC to offload Nigeria striker Chisom Chikatara -
Nigeria striker Chisom Chikatara has become surplus to requirements at top Moroccan club Wydad Casabalanca, who have subsequently placed him on transfer. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

30 November 2016 : No Spartak Moscow deal for Nigeria league hotshot Obaje after failed medical -
Nigeria league hotshot Godwin Obaje was not given a contract by top Russian club Spartak Moscow after he failed a medical. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

30 Nov 2016 : Nwobodo backs Rangers to defend title -
Enugu Rangers midfielder Obinna Nwobodo feels there are a number of good reasons why his club can go on to defend their league title. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, CAF Champions League

30 Nov 2016 : | SA can be proud of Banyana, says Ellis -
Banyana Banyana head coach, Desiree Ellis has explained that her game plan was to stifle Nigeria(tm)s Super Falcons. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

30 Nov 2016 : How Past Failures Are Fuelling Antonio Conte's Chelsea Revolution -
As Chelsea's season gradually petered out in 2015/16, Guus Hiddink remained adamant he was targeting European qualification for the club. - more ...
Topics: Antonio Conte, Chelsea FC, Premier League, Jose Mourinho

29 Nov 2016 : Osimhen ready for Wolfsburg move -
The agent of Nigeria wonderkid Victor Osimhen says his client is excited about officially joining VfL Wolsfburg, and has denied claims that he has suffered an injury. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

29 Nov 2016 : Omagbemi: Falcons ready for Banyana -
Nigeria Womens national football team head coach Florence Omagbemi believes her players are well prepared to face South Africa in the 2016 Africa Women Cup of Nations. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, South Africa, Supersport United

29 November 2016 : Boastful Banyana Banyana stand between Nigeria and 10th AFCON crown -
A tough-talking South Africa stand between Nigeria and a 10th womens AFCON title when both teams clash in the semi-finals of the tournament tonight in Limbe. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Equatorial Guinea

29 November 2016 : Ellis confident of downing Nigeria -
South African Women's national team caoch Desire Ellis says facing the Nigerians is a daunting task, but they are confident of victory. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, South Africa

29 November 2016 : Why Nigeria want Senegal, Cote dIvoire tests NFF president -
Nigeria are shopping to play a friendly against Senegal and Cote dIvoire next year because their playing style is similar to the Super Eagles rivals Cameroon. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

29 November 2016 : Reps dismiss Osimhen serious injury rumours -
Representatives of Nigerias most exciting young striker Victor Osimhen have dismissed rumours that the player has suffered a major injury while with German Bundesliga Wolfsburg. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

29 November 2016 : NFF boss confirms Egypt friendly called off -
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has confirmed a proposed friendly against AFCON-bound Egypt will no longer be played in January. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

29 November 2016 : Eagles star Musa Mohammed listed for Turkey Cup tie -
High-flying Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir have listed Nigeria defender Musa Mohammed in todays cup tie at lower league side Yeni Amasyaspor. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

29 Nov 2016 : Arsenal's Alex Iwobi on Youth League value -
Arsenal's Alex Iwobi, now established in Arsene Wenger's first-team squad, told UEFA. - more ...
Topics: Arsenal FC, Alex Iwobi, UEFA, Nigeria

29 Nov 2016 : Manchester United Transfer News: Mikel John Obi, Danny Drinkwater Rumours Emerge -
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly set to make a shock move to sign Chelsea outcast Mikel John Obi in January. - more ...
Topics: Manchester United, Danny Drinkwater, Jose Mourinho, Chelsea FC

28 Nov 2016 : Obaje set for Spartak Moscow move -
Nigerian forward Godwin Obaje is set to make a move to Spartak Moscow after reportedly impressing during a two-week trial in the Russian capital. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

28 Nov 2016 : Nigeria youngster Orji Okonkwo wants more playing time in Serie A -
Nigeria youngster Orji Okonkwo has said he hopes to get more playing time in the Serie A with Bologna after he played his second pro game at the weekend. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Onyekachi Okonkwo, Mamelodi Sundowns, Highlands Park

28 Nov 2016 : Rohr to select local players -
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he will look to utilise local-based players to fill up the remaining spots in the Super Eagles team, when they return to action next year. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

28 Nov 2016 : Chelsea ace Victor Moses favourite for top EPL award -
Chelsea and Nigeria star Victor Moses leads the November shortlist for the Premier Leagues African Player of the Month award. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

28 Nov 2016 : Conte: Moses very important for us -
Chelsea manager Antonia Conte says Nigerian international Victor Moses has become a key player for the Blues. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

28 Nov 2016 : Mentally, Banyana need flying start against Super Falcons -
The mind games started before it was official that Banyana would meet Nigeria in the semis of the Africa Women Cup of Nations, says Njabulo Ngidi. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

28 Nov 2016 : Nigerian clubs share 240 million Naira loot recovered by anti-graft EFCC -
Top Nigerian clubs including Nembe City have been paid their share of 240 million Naira recovered by anti-graft agency EFCC from a television broadcast agent. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

28 Nov 2016 : Onyekuru disappointed Belgian club held in 6-goal thriller -
Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru has said he is disappointed his Belgian club Eupen failed to beat Westerlo at the weekend even when they had chances to do so. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

28 Nov 2016 : | Moses very important for us, says Conte -
Chelsea manager Antonia Conte says Nigerian international Victor Moses has become a key player for the Blues. - more ...
Topics: Chelsea FC, Nigeria

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