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18 Oct
Arsène Wenger, the head of global football development at FIFA, will meet this week with Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and other men’s national team coaches to discuss reforms to the international calendar from 2024 and the controversial proposal to play the World Cup every two years. Wenger is the frontman for the plan that…
13 Oct
FIFA has raised the prospect of Israel co-hosting a future World Cup, with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's office mentioning the possibility of bidding for the men's 2030 tournament. FIFA president Gianni Infantino completed a two-day visit to Israel on Tuesday by meeting Bennett and President Isaac Herzog. The head of world football's governing body…
3 Sep
Nigeria’s Super Eagles defeated the Lone Stars of Liberia 2-0 on Friday in a Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifier courtesy of a brace from Kelechi Iheanacho. The striker scored twice in the first half to seal the win for Gernot Rohr’s side at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos. Iheanacho put the Eagles ahead…
3 Sep
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will commence the process to earn a seventh FIFA World Cup finals appearance when they trade tackles with the Lone Star of Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos today...
3 Sep
A day after getting a N500 million sponsorship deal with the country’s biggest airline, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has secured another partnership with telecommunications giant, MTN, who will now serve as the national teams’ communications allies.
23 Aug
Super Eagles goalkeeping trainer, Alloy Agu, has charged the in-form Hapoel Jerusalem goalkeeper, Adebayo Adeleye, not take his foot off the burner in his quest to get a national team call-up. In an exclusive chat with The Guardian, Agu, who made 28 appearances for Nigeria before ending his international career in 1995, disclosed that the…
16 Jul 2020
Unlike the previous FIFA World Cup competitions, which usually started in the second week of June and ended in the second week of July every four years, the Qatar 2022 championship...
13 Dec 2019
A report that the world football governing body, FIFA planned to build at least one stadium meeting FIFA standards in every African country underscores a recent index on failure of governance in most parts of Africa.
14 May 2019
Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr on Tuesday listed midfielder Mikel John Obi, Ahmed Musa and 23 others in a 25-man squad to prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt.
23 Feb 2019
West Africa should wake up to the reality of what is going as the world prepares to host the biggest sports event in history in 2030, the Centennial World Cup.
29 Dec 2018
I wish all my readers a Happy New Year. I am happy to predict that the world, the way we know it now, a global system that has been deliberately designed and constructed in such a way that the black person on earth should not succeed, will come to a shuddering end in 2030. Before…
29 Nov 2018
After accomplishing their first target of a ticket to the FIFA World Cup, Nigeria’s next target is to retain the Women AFCON title by beating South Africa in Accra on Saturday, says Head Coach Thomas Dennerby. The Swede tactician was on his feet for most of the semi final against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon…

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