‘I am still alive’, says Christian Chukwu

Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu has debunked the news of his death, saying that he is hale and hearty. Chukwu disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at his Trans Ekulu residence, Enugu. Social media have since Jan. 8, been awash with the news of Chukwu’s demise.... Continue Reading →

Why I rejected NFF technical director job —Amuneke

A former Super Eagles star, Emmanuel Amuneke, has said he rejected an offer to become the Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation because of his existing contract with a club. He said this on Friday while speaking on PUNCH Online interview programme, Kick&Follow, where football stars discuss topical issues in Nigerian football. Though the 1994 African Player of... Continue Reading →

Our Ordeal In The Hands Of Nigerian Police – Footballers

Following the horrific death of Remo Stars assistant captain Kazeem Tiamiyu, after he was arrested by SARS officials on Saturday, JOHNNY EDWARD and KELVIN EKERETE write on the experiences of some of the country’s star footballers in the hands of policemen, in this report The gruesome death of Remo Stars defender and assistant captain Kazeem Tiamiyu threw the... Continue Reading →

2021 AFCON qualifiers: Eagles, Leone Stars clash in Asaba

The 15,400-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced. “We have finally settled for the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba for the qualifying match against Sierra Leone. The match will be... Continue Reading →

Kudos! Super Eagles Move Up Four Places In February FIFA Rankings

Nigeria has moved up four places in the February FIFA rankings released on Wednesday. The Super Eagles now occupy the 31st position in the world and are third in Africa. Senegal remains the best on the continent and 20th in the world, while Tunisia moved up to 27th position Daily Post reports. Algeria (35th) and... Continue Reading →

Ighalo To Earn N1.4bn In Six Months At Old Trafford

Odion Ighalo will reportedly earn the sum of N1.4bn (£2.98m) during his six months loan spell at Manchester United, Sports Extra can reveal. As of Thursday, the exchange rate from naira to a British pound sterling was put at N469.41. Ighalo joined United on loan until the end of the season in a surprise move as a cover... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Divided Over New Eagles kits

The new Super Eagles kits unveiled by designers Nike and the Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday, has elicited reactions from Nigerians on Twitter. NFF president, Amaju Pinnick, in a chat with our correspondent, had described the jerseys as an improvement on the ones worn by the Eagles in 2018 and 2019. But while some fans... Continue Reading →

Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi will assist the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to scout for talents as the nation’s Football Ambassador. This was disclosed in a statement signed on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to... Continue Reading →

NFF, Nike To Unveil New Eagles Kits In New York

The Nigerian Football Federation and sportswear giants Nike will on February 5, unveil new Super Eagles jerseys in New York ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations match-day three home qualifying encounter against Sierra Leone, Pulse NG reports. Nike extended their deal in 2018 with the NFF and are eager to design another set of... Continue Reading →

NFF should renew Rohr’s contract – Dosu

Ex-International goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph, says  Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has done a fantastic job with the national team, as he urged the Nigeria Football Federation to renew the contract. Dosu, a member of Nigeria’s Atalanta 96 Olympic football team believes that since the coach has been able to take the Super Eagles to Russia... Continue Reading →

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