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18 January 2017 : Nigeria league hotshot Obajes Turkish deal hangs in balance -
Nigeria league hotshot Godwin Obaje may be forced to return to the domestic championship as his latest attempt to move to Turkey is hanging in the balance. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

18 January 2017 : Ifeanyi Ubah opens up on NPFL opening day disgrace: I didnt order team off pitch -
Owner of NPFL club FC IfeanyiUbah, Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, has opened up on the disgraceful events that marred the opening day of the new Nigeria league season, saying he never ordered his team to abandon the game against Kano Pillars. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

18 January 2017 : High-flying Onyekuru targets historic Belgian Cup final -
Nigerian youngster Henry Onyekuru has said he hopes to propel AS Eupen to create history by reaching the Belgian Cup final for the first time when they face Zulte-Waregem in a semi-final first leg today. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Zimbabwe

17 Jan 2017 : Nigeria tracking Everton teenage sensation -
Nigeria Football Federation technical director Bitrus Bewarang has revealed that they are tracking the progress of Everton forward Ademola Lookman. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

17 Jan 2017 : Echiejile ready to contribute to Monaco title charge -
Nigeria international defender Elderson Echiejile has explained his recent recall from loan to Ligue 1 title hopefuls Monaco during the January transfer window. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

17 January 2017 : EXCLUSIVE: Ajax Amsterdam invite Nigeria star-in-waiting Toni Payne for trials -
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Topics: Nigeria

16 Jan 2017 : Amapakabo: Seven players never came to the party -
Enugu Rangers coach Imama Amapakabo says seven of his players were well below par in the champions opening-day defeat to Abia Warriors. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

16 Jan 2017 : Kanu: Iwobi and Iheanacho are the future -
Former Nigeria captain Nwankwo Kanu believes that Arsenals Alex Iwobi and Manchester Citys Kelechi Iheanacho will make the Super Eagles a global force in the years to come. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

16 January 2017 : TikiTaka screening for Gothia Cup gets dates, venues -
Ahead of this years Gothia Cup in Sweden, dates and venues for the screening to select players who will represent Nigeria have been announced. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Zimbabwe

16 January 2017 : NPFL hotshot Obaje continues overseas search, may now head to Turkey -
The search for a club overseas for Nigeria league hotshot Godwin Obaje will continue after he did not bag a contract at Club Africain of Tunisia and there are now strong indications he will explore possibilities in Turkey. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

16 Jan 2017 : The very best of Iwobi at Swansea -
Watch the highlights of the Nigeria international's man-of-the-match display in the 4-0 victory in south Wales - more ...
Topics: Swansea, Nigeria

15 Jan 2017 : Arsenal's Alex Iwobi Insisting on Claiming at Least One Goal From Arsenal's Win Over Swansea City -
?Alex Iwobi was arguably the Man of the Match as Arsenal trounced Swansea City 4-0 at the Liberty Stadium, but the winger is still waiting to hear if he will be awarded with a goal, after both his efforts took deflections before finding their way to the net. - more ...
Topics: Arsenal FC, Alex Iwobi, Swansea, Liberty Stadium

14 Jan 2017 : Gyan aiming to emulate Ivory Coast success -
Ghana star Asamoah Gyan is hoping to follow in the footsteps of the Ivory Coast by using the pain of previous failed AFCON campaigns as motivation for a successful title run in 2017. - more ...
Topics: South Africa, Nigeria

13 January 2017 : Super Falcons-to-be Toni Payne picked by Kansas City in NWSL Draft -
Nigeria-born US star Toni Payne has been drafted by FC Kansas City in the second round of the National Womens Soccer League (NWSL) Draft. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, South Africa, FIFA

13 Jan 2017 : Burkina Faso v Cameroon -
Former African football giants Cameroon start their 2017 AFCON Group A campaign against Burkina Faso on Saturday night at the Stade de lAmitie in Libreville, Gabon. - more ...
Topics: South Africa, Supersport United, Nigeria, Morocco

13 Jan 2017 : Gabon v Guinea-Bissau -
Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will shoulder the hopes of host nation Gabon when they kick off the 2017 African Cup of Nations against Guinea-Bissau on Saturday evening. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea

13 Jan 2017 : Arsenal unlikely to recall Nigerian loanee -
Arsenal loanee and Nigeria U20 international Kelechi Nwakali looks set to continue his loan spell with MVV Maastricht, according to the CEO of ASJ Academy, Emeka Amajiriaku. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, FIFA, World Cup

13 January 2017 : Katsina United will learn in NPFL Chairman Kurfi -
The executive chairman of promoted Katsina United, Aminu Balele Kurfi, has said the Nigeria National League (NNL) champions are in the countrys top league to learn. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

12 January 2017 : Nigeria league partners 3 radio stations -
The League Management Company (LMC) has signed a partnership agreement with three radio stations to improve the media coverage of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

12 Jan 2017 : Mikel: China move is for Nigeria -
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel insists he moved to China to help the national team, not to earn more money. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

12 January 2017 : Nigeria up to 50th in the world in latest FIFA Rankings -
Nigeria have moved a spot up and are now 50th in the world according to the latest FIFA Rankings released today. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, FIFA, World Cup

12 January 2017 : Eagles coach hints on Nigerian-German striker for AFCON 2019 qualifier -
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has said he plans to call up a Nigerian-German striker for a 2019 AFCON qualifier in March. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

11 January 2017 : What does 48-team World Cup mean for Nigeria? -
What are the implications for Nigeria following the adoption of an expanded 48-team FIFA World Cup? - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria, FIFA

11 January 2017 : Katsina United coach Nikyu: NPFL stars are lazy -
Coach of promoted Katsina United Bala Nikyu has thrown a bombshell by labeling players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) as lazy. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

11 January 2017 : TikiTaka announces 2017 Gothia Cup screening in Nigeria -
Ahead of the 2017 Gothia Cup in Sweden, screening dates have been announced for players in Nigeria who wish to participate, TikiTaka Group, the body responsible for presenting Nigeria has announced. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

11 January 2017 : Flying Eagles star Lukman Zakari Tunisia deal off after FIFA ban Sfaxien -
Flying Eagles star defender Lukman Zakari will not be given a contract by CS Sfaxien after the Tunisian club were slammed a transfer ban by FIFA over an improper transaction. - more ...
Topics: FIFA, Nigeria, World Cup

11 January 2017 : Rio Olympics hero Sincere Seth calls off Shooting Stars move -
Defender Sincere Seth, who featured for Nigeria at the Rio Olympics, has called off a transfer to NPFL club Shooting Stars after they offered him peanuts. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

10 January 2017 : Rohr: I will pick Eagles February for AFCON 2019 qualifier -
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed he plans to name in February his squad for an AFCON 2019 qualifier in March. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

10 Jan 2017 : Onobi joins Abia Warriors after failed Monaco move -
Nigeria international midfielder Paul Onobi has returned to the Nigeria Premier League with Abia Warriors after a move to AS Monaco failed to materialise. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Sunshine Stars Akure

09 January 2017 : Solomon Okpako quality addition to Enyimba Ogunbote -
Solomon Okpako is a quality addition to seven-time Nigeria champions, according to coach Gbenga Ogunbote. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

09 January 2017 : Ibrahim Shuaibu sets 15-goal target with Norwegian club Haugesund -
Nigerian striker Ibrahim Shuaibu has revealed he has set a 15-goal target for the new season in Norway with his club FK Haugesund. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

09 Jan 2017 : Victor Moses credits Conte for best year of his career so far -
The Blues wing-back has been a revelation after his boss trialled him in a new position for the first time in his career and the Nigerian wanted to thank him for his faith - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

08 January 2017 : Malaysian club Kelantan FA double Okiki pay agent -
The agent of Afolabi Okiki has revealed the Nigeria striker will receive double what he got at top Argentine club Talleres de Cordoba at new Malaysian club Kelantan FA. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

08 January 2017 : Watford striker Odion Ighalo decides this week to follow Mikel to China -
Watford striker Odion Ighalo will decide this week whether he will follow fellow Nigeria star Mikel Obi and take the crazy money China now offers. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

07 Jan 2017 : Nigeria target World Cup final spot -
Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, believes it is possible for the Super Eagles to reach the final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia under coach Gernot Rohr. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

07 January 2017 : Ighalo still with us insists Watford boss amid China move rumours -
Manager Walter Mazzarri has insisted Odion Ighalo remains a Watford player despite rumours he may now take the big cash from China, adding the Nigeria striker will as a result be involved in todays FA Cup tie against Burton Albion. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

07 Jan 2017 : Motaung praises award-winning Sundowns -
Kaizer Chiefs chairman Kaizer Motaung has paid tribute to Mamelodi Sundowns after their exploits at the 2016 CAF Awards ceremony on Thursday night. - more ...
Topics: Kaizer Chiefs, Mamelodi Sundowns, Nigeria, CAF Champions League

06 Jan 2017 : Ibenegbu touts Enyimba to reclaim glory -
Enyimba midfielder Ikechukwu Ibenegbu is confident his side can reclaim the Nigerian Premier League, having been dethroned by Enugu Rangers in the last campaign. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Sunshine Stars Akure, Supersport United

06 Jan 2017 : Osimhen: Wolfsburg was obvious choice -
Victor Osimhen says he joined Wolfsburg instead of English Premier League side Arsenal in order to secure first-team football. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

06 Jan 2017 : Nyirenda: No one can impose Zambia selection -
Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is adamant he will not be influenced as to who to select for the nations upcoming fixtures in 2017, starting with a friendly encounter in March. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria

06 January 2017 : CAF ELECTIONS: Nigeria cant replace Pinnick, polls March 16 -
Nigeria can no longer replace Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick from the forthcoming CAF executive committee elections despite clear opposition by the government because deadline for submission of candidature has long passed. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

06 January 2017 : Brazilian coach Rafael Everton returns to FC Ifeanyi Ubah -
Young Brazilian coach Rafael Everton is back to Nigeria billionaire club FC Ifeanyi Ubah after he quit his post soon after leading them to an historic Federation Cup triumph. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

06 January 2017 : BREAKING: Daniel Chima Chukwu joins Legia Warszawa -
Nigerian striker Daniel Chima Chukwu has returned to Europe from China to join top Polish club Legia Warszawa on a contract for three and a half years. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

06 January 2017 : Mikel right to go for the cash in China Rep -
One of the representatives of Mikel Obi has defended the Chelsea stars move to Chinese club Tianjin Teda, saying it was the right time for the Nigeria skipper to go for the cash after he has won everything at his London club. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

06 Jan 2017 : | Mikel makes sensational China move -
Chelsea and Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel has completed his move to Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA. - more ...
Topics: China, Chelsea FC, Nigeria, John Obi Mikel

06 Jan 2017 : Chelsea vs. Peterborough: Antonio Conte's Key FA Cup 3rd-Round Presser Comments -
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has said he's open to signing players in the January transfer window, but fans are unlikely to see new defenders arrive. - more ...
Topics: Chelsea FC, Antonio Conte, FA Cup, Super League

06 Jan 2017 : Mikel John Obi to Tianjin TEDA: Latest Transfer Details, Comments and Reaction -
Tianjin TEDAnbsp;signed Chelsea midfielder Mikel John Obi on Friday, bringing an end to the anchor'snbsp;10-and-a-half-yearnbsp;stay at Stamford Bridge. - more ...
Topics: Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge, Nigeria, Super League

05 January 2017 : Ejike Uzoenyi wants FIFA to cancel Mamelodi Sundowns contract -
Nigeria star Ejike Uzoenyi has asked FIFA to cancel his lucrative contract with African champions Mamelodi Sundowns because he has failed to play at least half of their matches in the past two years. - more ...
Topics: Ejike Uzoenyi, FIFA, Mamelodi Sundowns, Nigeria

05 January 2017 : 2016 CAF AWARDS: And the winner is -
We pick those who will scoop the top awards in tonights CAF Awards to be staged in Abuja, Nigerias capital city. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

05 Jan 2017 : No Nigerians in CAF's 2016 team -
While Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho have made the bench for the Confederation of African Footballs African side for 2016, no Nigerians made the starting XI. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Khama Billiat, South Africa, Mamelodi Sundowns

05 Jan 2017 : Enyeama denies Rohr snub -
Former Nigeria skipper Vincent Enyeama says he never received any calls from national team boss Gernot Rohr. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

05 January 2017 : CAF snub Super Eagles stars in Africa XI for 2016 -
Nigeria Super Eagles stars have failed to make the Africa XI for 2016 named by the Confederation of African Football (CAF). - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

04 Jan 2017 : Rohr gives up on Enyeama -
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr seems unlikely to resume his attempts at convincing Vincent Enyeama to come out of international retirement. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup, Daniel Akpeyi, South Africa

04 January 2017 : Leicester City stunning heroics crown Mahrez king of African football -
Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez is set to be crowned the CAF African Footballer for 2016 Thursday on the back of his contributions as 5,000-1 outsiders Leicester City stunned bookmakers to win the Premier League. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Mamelodi Sundowns, Khama Billiat, Zimbabwe

04 Jan 2017 : Mikel not joining Valencia says agent -
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel is looking likely to move to China, with his agent refuting claims that the Nigerian international has signed for La Liga club Valencia. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

04 Jan 2017 : Nyirenda: No pressure to qualify for Russia -
Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is confident he will keep his job even if Chipolopolo fail to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria, Kaizer Chiefs

03 Jan 2017 : Uwadiegwu set for Rangers return -
Enugu Rangers media officer Fostert Chime confirmed they have held talks with Enyimba defender Ugwu Uwadiegwu about returning to the club. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, CAF Champions League

03 Jan 2017 : Owen: Iheanacho suffering under Guardiola -
Former Liverpool forward Michael Owen believes Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has suffered a loss of confidence under manager Pep Guardiola. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

03 Jan 2017 : Sundowns' Uzoenyi training with former club -
Nigeria international Ejike Uzoenyi says he is training with former team Enugu Rangers, but insists that he is still contracted to Mamelodi Sundowns. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Ejike Uzoenyi, Mamelodi Sundowns, South Africa

03 January 2017 : Kano Pillars win pre-season friendly -
Kano Pillars defeated Kawo-Kaduna Selected 3-0 in a pre-season friendly on Monday in Kaduna. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, Sunshine Stars Akure

02 January 2017 : Genk coach tips New Yaya Toure Ndidi for superstardom -
Ex-Genk coach Peter Maes, who has described Leicester City-bound Wilfred Ndidi as Golden Boy, has said the Nigeria international could best be compared to Manchester Citys Yaya Toure. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

02 January 2017 : Ex-Flying Eagles star Kola Anubi joins Sunshine Stars, wont rule out foreign move -
Former Nigeria U20 star Kola Anubi has joined NPFL club Sunshine Stars. - more ...
Topics: Sunshine Stars Akure, Nigeria

02 January 2017 : Genk scout reveals Ndidi did not make great first impression -
Wilfred Ndidi cost Genk less than a 100,000 pounds and two years on, he will fetch them 18 million pounds but that was after the Belgian clubs top scout was not first a big fan of the Nigeria youngster. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

02 Jan 2017 : Valencia confirm Obi Mikel talks -
Valencia sporting director Jesus Garcia Pitarch has confirmed they have held transfer talks with out-of-favour Chelsea midfielder Jon Obi Mikel. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

02 January 2017 : Leicester City big signing-in-waiting Ndidi yet to fly into England -
Leicester City-bound Wilfred Ndidi has yet to fly into England ahead of his signing the dotted lines with the Premier League champions. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

02 January 2017 : Daniel Chima Chukwu considers Legia Warszawa, MLS, China, Turkey offers -
Nigerian striker Daniel Chima Chukwu will this week consider several offers including from top Polish club Legia Warszawa, Major League Soccer (MLS) as well as clubs in Turkey, Japan and China. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

02 January 2017 : Super Falcons star-in-waiting Toni Payne in NWSL Draft -
USA U23 star Toni Payne, who has opted to change her international allegiance to Nigeria, has revealed she hopes to be picked in the National Womens Soccer League Draft. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

01 Jan 2017 : Oduamadi keen for Milan opportunity -
Nigerian forward Nnamdi Oduamadi looks set for yet another loan spell away from AC Milan. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

31 December 2016 : Nigeria-born Stephen Payne to sign pro deal with Portuguese club Estoril -
Youngster Stephen Payne is expected to sign a professional contract with Portuguese club Estoril Praia SAD in January. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

31 December 2016 : Katsina United rookies will take NPFL by storm says Nikyu -
Katsina United coach Bala Nikyu has expressed confidence his team of upstarts will more than hold their own in the Nigeria premier league. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

31 December 2016 : Leicester City to use Ndids super Europa League form for Nigeria stars work permit -
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Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

30 Dec 2016 : EXCLUSIVE: How Claudio Ranieri beat Manchester United to Wilfred Ndidi -
Leicester City wily, old manager Claudio Ranieri was the main reason Nigeria international Wilfred Ndidi chose - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

30 Dec 2016 : Ikeme extends Wolves stay -
Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has extended his contract at English Championship outfit Wolverhampton Wanderers until 2019. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup

30 Dec 2016 : Osimhem given green light at Wolfsburg -
Highly-rated Nigerian teenager Victor Osimhen is now eligible to play for Bundesliga side Wolfsburg after turning 18 on Thursday. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria, World Cup, FIFA

30 Dec 2016 : Ubong Ekpai excited by UEFA Europa League action -
Slovan Liberec winger Ubong Moses Ekpai has said he is excited to feature in the UEFA Europa League, which he followed on television while he was playing in the Nigeria league. - more ...
Topics: Nigeria

30 Dec 2016 : Carl Ikeme targets World Cup qualification, Premier League -
Goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has said his main targets are to qualify for the 2018 World Cup with Nigeria as well as get Wolves to play in the Premier League in England. - more ...
Topics: World Cup, Nigeria, FIFA

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