Asisat Oshoala

Nigeria's forward Victor Osimhen looks on during the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 Group A football match between Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea at the Alassane Ouattara Stadium in Ebimpe, Abidjan, on January 14, 2024. (Photo by Issouf SANOGO / AFP)

Osimhen, Bassey, others for Pitch awards

Super Eagles’ stars, Victor Osimhen and Calvin Bassey, as well as The Guardian’s Christian Okpara are among the nominees for the 10th Nigeria Pitch Awards, the organisers have announced.
5 months ago
Players of Nigeria's Super Falcons pose for a team photo prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup match against Australia. Photo: AFP

2024 Olympic qualifiers: NFF announces Super Falcons squad to play Cameroon

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced the Super Falcons’ 21-player squad for the Paris 2024 third-round Olympic qualifiers against Cameroon. The names of the invited players were announced on the Super Falcons
5 months ago
Nigerian contingent to the 2023 CAF Awards: Former African Women’s Footballer of the Year, Perpetual Nkwocha (left); African Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year, Chiamaka Nnadozie; African Women’s Footballer of the Year, Asisat Oshoala; Former NFF President, Amaju Pinnick; NFF President, Ibrahim Gusau; African Footballer of the Year (men), Victor Osimhen and former African Women’s Footballer of the Year, Mercy Akide, at the awards ceremony in Marrakech, Morocco…on Monday.

Osimhen praises Amunike, eyes AFCON title as Akide, Nkwocha celebrate Oshoala

‘African team can win World Cup soon’ Africa’s Footballer of the Year awardee, Victor Osimhen, in his greatest moment has not failed to recognise his days of little beginnings. [ad] Still revelling
7 months ago
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