Super Eagles and Wolves keeper Ikeme diagnosed with leukaemia

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme is to undergo a course of chemotherapy, his club, Wolves of England has announced. Ikeme was diagnosed with acute leukaemia and the news is a blow to the Super Eagles currently in a qualifying race for the 2019 African Cup of Nations. Ikeme has made over 200 appearances for the […]

Nigeria drop to 39th on FIFA ranking

Nigeria dropped a spot to 39th in FIFA’s latest World Ranking released on Thursday. The drop comes on the heels of a 2-0 defeat to South Africa in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. On the continent, however, the Super Eagles remain the sixth best country behind Egypt, Senegal, Congo DR, Tunisia and Cameroon. Germany […]

Lille may offload Enyeama

Former goalkeeper of Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles, Vincent Enyeama is among 11 players whose services are no longer required by the French side, Lille Football Club. New coach, Marcelo Biesla told the players they are no longer needed. The French club’s new Argentine boss has also sent messages to Zambia’s Stoppila Sunzu, […]

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Super Eagles player, John Ogu arrested in Israel

Dayo Emmanuel Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu has been arrested in Israel where he currently plays for a club side, Hapoel Be’er Sheva. The Nigerian was alleged to have been drunk while driving. The implications of driving under the influence of alcohol in Israel include having the offender’s driver’s license suspended for 30 days and […]

AFCON: Super eagles unhappy with unpaid allowance

As the Super Eagles of Nigeria prepare to play host to their South African counterparts in the AFCON qualifier scheduled for Uyo stadium, the players are optimistic of payment or their outstanding allowances. Outstanding payments will top the agenda when top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by President Amaju Pinnick meet today […]

Super Eagles battle Togo’s Hawks in Paris

The Super Eagles will tomorrow (Thursday), 1st June 2017 take the pitch against the Hawks of Togo in an international friendly in Paris. Coach Gernot Rohr is using Thursday’s game, just like last Friday’s session against Corsica Island in Ajaccio, as preparation for next weekend’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in […]

If not football, I would have been gospel artiste-Onazi

  Nigerian international and 23 year old midfielder, Ogenyi Eddy Onazi has disclosed that if not for football, he would have been a gospel artiste. Onazi who recently moved to Turkey from Lazio FC of Italy declared his love for music while he disclosed the secret behind the customised Bible verse on his boots. “Well, […]

Iwobi, Iheanacho, 22 Others make WCQ list against Algeria

Kolawole Kuyoro with Agency Reports Technical Adviser of Nigeria’s senior national football side, the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has called up 24 players for the World Cup Qualifier match against Algeria. The game to hold in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital promises to be an exciting one which the Super Eagles are bent on […]

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Super Eagles begins World Cup campaign on bright note

Nigeria cruised past Zambia 2-1 at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium courtesy of first half goals from Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho giving new coach Gernot Rohr a winning start in the 2018 World Cup qualifying series. A consolation second half goal by Collins Mbesuma at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium brightened the hope of host spectators […]