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    The Police Command in Bayelsa State has said that its personnel are working round the clock to ensure that the kidnapped mother of Samson Siasia, Nigeria’s former Super Eagles footballer is rescued from her captors. SP Asinim Butswat, the spokesperson of the command made this known in a text message to the News Agency of ...
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    Nigeria’s hitman, in current form, Odion Jude Ighalo, is set to join his captain Mikel Obi in retirement from the Super Eagles. He plies his trade at Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and may be on his way back to Premier League this season. Ighalo who scored five goals in the ongoing Africa Cup of ...
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    Football fans across the nation on Sunday said Algeria played better than the Super Eagles hence deserve their victory in the ongoing African Cup of Nations. Riyad Mahrez last minute free-kick ensured that Nigeria would now play Tunisia on Wednesday night for the third-place match. “The Algerians were swifter, more determined and hungrier to win. ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles for defeating South Africa in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in Egypt. The president lauded the Eagles in a congratulatory message issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Wednesday. Buhari said that the mission of having ...
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    Nigeria ousted holders and bitter rivals Cameroon from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Saturday and will play quarter final against South Africa who shocked hosts Egypt with a lone goal victory. Nigeria scored twice in three minutes to come from behind and win a thrilling last-16 match 3-2 in Alexandria. Odion Ighalo ...
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    Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Tuesday listed midfielder Mikel John Obi in a 25-man squad to prepare for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt. Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), in a statement said Rohr also placed six other players on standby. Mikel, who ...
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    Egyptian Mohamed Salah on Tuesday won the CAF Men Player of the Year award for the second time in a row, ahead of Senegalese Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Gabon; but no Nigerian player made the list of CAF first eleven, raising criticisms over the selection. The Liverpool forward received the title at the ...
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    Players of Super Eagles have praised Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta for his incentive of $25,000 for every goal in Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa. A good 22 Super eagles players trained at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday. In a statement on Tuesday they admitted the incentive would ...
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    Nigeria moved one place from 49th position to 48th in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking as Belgium and France share the top spot for the first time in the table’s 25-year history. According to the rankings posted on the FIFA official website on Thursday, the Super Eagles amassed 1415 points to finish 48th in the month ...
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    Super Eagles goalkeepers, Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi,  have joined their teammates at the Savoy Hotel Resort in Victoria on Wednesday ahead of Saturday’s 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Seychelles. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ezenwa and Akpeyi’s arrival now brings the number of players in camp to 20, with  ...