Delta, Edo states bid to host Super Eagles’ AFCON qualifier
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed that either Delta or Edo State will host next month’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier between Nigeria and Sierra Leone. NFF Deputy Media Director, Ademola Olajire, told The Guardian that the federation is still discussing with the two states’ governments, adding that the venue will be announced…
NFF confirms live coverage as Belmadi explains decision to play Eagles
Nigerians can watch tomorrow’s international friendly between the Super Eagles and the Fennecs of Algeria live through either African International Television (AIT) or SuperSports, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has disclosed.
NFF mourns executive member, Chidi Okenwa
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has described the death of one of its Executive Committee members, Mr Chidi Okenwa, as shocking and devastating.
NFF hits back at late Isaac Promise’s family
The Nigeria Football Federation says it has refrained from responding to the cacophony of falsehood and misrepresentation over its absence or otherwise from the final funeral rites of former Nigerian international....
Samuel Kalu ‘stabilised’ after collapsing in training
Samuel Kalu was rushed to hospital yesterday after collapsing in the Super Eagles’ final training session before today’s opening match against Burundi. Kalu was reported to have fallen while trying to take a corner-kick in yesterday’s training session in Alexandria, and was immediately rushed to the hospital. The 21-year-old underwent several medical examinations upon arrival in…
Rohr’s Mikel gambit could destabilise Super Eagles
With Nigeria’s preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) hitting up, now is a good time to address an issue that could potentially do damage to Nigeria’s prospects in Egypt. The Super Eagles are widely regarded as one of the favourites to go all the way this summer, much as Coach Gernot Rohr…
Pre-AFCON friendly: Zimbabwe’s Warriors to arrive in Nigeria Thursday
A 26-man delegation of the senior national male football team of Zimbabwe, known as the Warriors, will arrive in Nigeria on Thursday night aboard a South African Airways flight.
France 2019: Oshoala, Ihezuo to complete Super Falcons’ squad in Austria
Super Falcons’ strikers Asisat Oshoala and Chinwendu Ihezuo have arrived the Super Falcons’ Avita Resort camp in Austria, completing the final squad of 23 players. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the team’s Head Coach, Thomas Dennerby, had earlier picked 21 players. Ademola Olajire, the Director of Communications at Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),…
Cyprus Women’s Cup: Super Falcons off to Cyprus on Sunday
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says the Senior Female National team, Super Falcons, will on Sunday depart Nigeria for Cyprus to participate in the annual Cyprus Women’s Cup tournament.
Falconets arrive in Benin after 12-hour trip
The national women U-20 football team, the Falconets arrived Benin on Tuesday night after a 12-hour tortuous journey from Abuja to the Edo State capital by road ahead of Saturday’s U-20 World Cup qualifier against Tanzania.