NFF To Pick New Date For FA Cup Final

The Organising Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will meet in a few days to decide on a new date and venue for the final of the 2015 men and women Federation Cup competitions. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, explained on Friday that Nigeria’s men and women teams heading to the 11th All-Africa…

Eagles To Arrive Tanzania Sept 4

Nigeria contingent to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Tanzania in Dar es Salaam will arrive on the eve of the match (September 4) due to weather concerns. The match will be played on September 5, 2017. The reason for arriving Dar es Salaam on the eve of the match was because…

Siasia Seeks NFF’s Aid Over Players’ Release

Under-23 Head Coach, Samson Siasia, is seeking the assistance of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over the release of players invited for the All Africa Games football event. Consequently, he has asked the NFF to tell the clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League to release their players for preparation for next month’s Games in…

NPFL: Enyimba Grabs Top Spot Again

Enyimba International of Aba on Wednesday at the Aba Township Stadium piped Kano Pillars one nil to bounce back to the top of the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) table in one of the Week 24 fixtures played across the country. The Peoples Elephants now have 45 points from 24 matches, two points ahead of…

I’m Not Scared Of Musa, Emenike Challenge –Igboun

Newly invited Super Eagles striker, Sylvester Igboun, says he’s not afraid to compete with Emmanuel Emenike and Ahmed Musa for a first team shirt ahead of Nigeria’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania on September 5. Igboun, who plays for FC Ufa in the Russian league, said that he was ready to fight…

Corporate Body Calls For Grassroots Sponsorship

The representatives of Bullet Energy Drink Chukwunonso Okeke-Ojide, on Wednesday urged the corporate bodies not to relent in their effort at backing the sponsorship of grassroots sports. Okeke-Ojide told newsmen in Lagos that the company was committed to youth development through sports. Sunmak, he said was currently sponsoring the ongoing Sam Oguche Basketball Camp at…

D’Tigers Tips Off Nations Cup Quest With CAR

D’Tigers will begin its quest to win the elusive FIBA Africa Nations Cup today with a match against its Central Africa Republic (CAR) counterpart. Also later today, the other two countries in Group A of the competition, host, Tunisia, and debutants, Uganda, will square up against each other. It will be recalled that D’Tigers has…