Arsenal Selects Nigerian, 5 Others For Coaching Program

Tayo Olanipekun A panel of judges from Arsenal Football Club and its money transfer partner, WorldRemit, have selected six coaches from across Africa as finalists in their new Future Stars coaching progamme. The selected coaches will later compete in a public vote for the chance to attend an exclusive training programme with Arsenal Soccer Schools […]

Nwankwo Kanu Launches N1 Billion Jackpot Lotto to Support Kanu Heart Foundation

Legendary Nigerian footballer and philanthropist, Nwankwo Kanu, is launching the biggest lotto in Africa to raise funds for the Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF) ( and help build a specialist cardiac hospital in Abuja. The KHF lotto offers a jackpot starting at N1 billion and will be run in conjunction with AfroMillonsLotto ( It offers twice-weekly draws […]

Nigeria climb to 41 in latest FIFA Ranking

Nigeria moved up to the 41st position in the World and retained the fifth in Africa in the latest FIFA Coca-Cola world rankings. The rankings released by the World Football governing body showed that Nigeria moved up three places from the 44th position in September, but maintained the fifth spot in Africa. It said that […]

Mr. Segun Ajiroba presenting the trophy to Pastor Aromolaran while other organising team members watch

18 Teams to compete for trophy at Joy Cometh Church football tourney

In its bid to curb crimes in the Ikorodu axis of Lagos State, an Ikorodu-based church, Joy Cometh Ministries has introduced a football tournament to engage the youths who are said to be more in crime statistics. Speaking at a press conference in Ikorodu recently to announce the maiden edition of the championship tagged ‘Pastor […]

30 Football Fans Electrocuted in Calabar Viewing Centre

No fewer than 30 persons watching the Europa League football match between Manchester United and Anderlecht were electrocuted in Calabar yesterday evening. An eyewitness told our correspondent that a transformer near the viewing Centre located in the Iyang-Esu area of the Calabar Municipal Local Government exploded during the match and caused a high-tension cable to cut […]

Nigeria Football Clubs to go Public Third quarter of 2017

Nigerian football league clubs are set to list on the on the NASD OTC Securities Exchange latest by the third quarter of 2017. Bola Ajomale, Managing Director/CEO of NASD OTC Securities Exchange disclosed this in Lagos. Ajomale said: “We are opening up an opportunity for the clubs to access private funding as required and use […]

Division one league to start 22nd March

While the African Cup of Nations tournament continues in Gabon without the Nigeria’s Super Eagles who failed to qualified for Africa’s biggest football fiesta, the Nigeria’s national Division One football league is set to commence the 2016/2017 soon. According to the Executive Secretary of Nationwide League One (NLO),  Olushola Ogunnowo, the league commences 22nd March. […]