Why I Dumped Plateau United – Baraje

Coach Zachary Baraje has confirmed that he is no longer coach of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Plateau United. The former Enyimba manager, resigned on Tuesday and cited inclement condition of service as the reason why he was leaving. “I gave the management paper (resignation letter) on Tuesday as condition of service has not been conducive,” he told SuperSport. “Actually, my contract with the … Continue reading Why I Dumped Plateau United – Baraje

FIFA RANKING: Super Eagles Now 11th In Africa, 60th in World

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up four places in the latest FIFA rankings to become the 11th best in Africa and 60th in the world. In the latest rankings published on FIFA’s website on Thursday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria rose to the 60th position in the overall ranking. On the continental scale, the team led by Gernot Rohr, are now ranked 11th … Continue reading FIFA RANKING: Super Eagles Now 11th In Africa, 60th in World

Nigeria Army Probes Footballer Killed By JTF

The Nigerian army says it has begun probing the circumstances that led to the death of a local footballer in the Niger Delta region of the country. Joseph Izu, who played for Nigerian side Shooting Stars football club, was reportedly killed by a stray bullet during an exchange of gunfire between military troops and suspected militants in his home town of Okarki in Rivers State … Continue reading Nigeria Army Probes Footballer Killed By JTF

Nasarawa United Fc Defeats Enyimba For Federation Cup Final Spot

Nasarawa United Football Club on Saturday qualified for the final of 2016 Federation Cup after defeating Enyimba International Football Club of Aba 1-0 in the semi-final of the competition. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the semi-final match was played at the Lekan Salami Sports Complex in Ibadan, Oyo State. The Nasarawa boys secured the lone goal in the 30th minute of the … Continue reading Nasarawa United Fc Defeats Enyimba For Federation Cup Final Spot

Leon Balogun To Miss Super Eagles Clash Against Zambia

The Super Eagles will miss the services of Mainz 05 defender, Leon Balogun in its World Cup qualifier against Zambia next month after straining his adductor muscle in the early minutes of the defeat to Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga. Scans revealed that there is no tear so no operation is needed and the club are hopeful he will return after the international break. “I’m … Continue reading Leon Balogun To Miss Super Eagles Clash Against Zambia

Rohr Invites Success, Iwobi, Iheanacho, Mikel; Excludes Ighalo For Zambia Game

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has recalled the trio of Kenneth Omeruo, Anderson Esiti and Alex Iwob and handed Watford forward Isaac Success his first invitation to the Nigeria senior national team ahead of next month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Zambia’s Chipolopolo in Ndola according a Nigeria Football Federation release. He also named injured Moses Simon after receiving assurance from the Gent … Continue reading Rohr Invites Success, Iwobi, Iheanacho, Mikel; Excludes Ighalo For Zambia Game

Ex-Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo May Join Akwa United

The Chairman of Akwa United’s management committee, Paul Bassey, has admitted that the club is keen on signing Joseph Yobo. The former Super Eagles captain, will sign for a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, after reaching an agreement with the League Management Company (LMC). According to the LMC, Yobo, will be assigned to a club for the last 12 matches, under the NPFL Elite … Continue reading Ex-Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo May Join Akwa United