Falconeats zoom into penultimate round of African race – Costa Rica 2022

Nigeria’s U20 girls proceeded into the penultimate round of the African qualifying series for next year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup with an elegant 11-0 aggregate dismissal of their counterparts from the Central African Republic. Victors by 7-0 from the first leg played in Douala, the Falconets rather took things easy at the Mobolaji Johnson […]

Nigeria camp creates slogan for CAR doduelsuble

The Super Eagles’ camp has come up with an interesting slogan of ‘4 Days, 2 Matches, 6 Points’ ahead of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 encounters against the Les Fauves of the Central African Republic, scheduled for Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday and Douala, Cameroon on Sunday. Within the four days, the Group C encounters of Days 3 […]

NFF mourns Oyarekhua, Alaiya

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed shock and sadness over the death on Monday of former Nigeria international striker Sunny Oyarekhua. Oyarekhua, who retired as an Assistant Commissioner of Police, was top scorer of the men’s football event of the 2nd All-Africa Games that Nigeria hosted in 1973, as the Green Eagles won the gold medal […]

Aisha Buhari, Asisat, 1999 Super Falcons dazzle at NFF-Aiteo Football Awards

The third edition of the annual NFF-Aiteo Football Awards took the City of Lagos by storm on Monday night, with the country’s First Lady, Dr (Mrs) Aisha Buhari, as well as four-time African Player of the Year Asisat Oshoala, home-based professional Gift Monday and the Super Falcons’ class of 1999 the star attraction at the […]

Air Peace Boss Gifts Millions To Defeated Falcons

President of Air Peace Airline, Barrister Allen Onyema was not dismayed by the lashing received by the Super Falcons in the hands of South Africa’s Banyana Banyana at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Tuesday. He presented the sum of N10million to the Super Falcons’ class of 1999 that reached the quarter finals of the FIFA […]

Pinnick praises Super Eagles on taking firm control of World Cup qualification group

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has poured encomiums on the Super Eagles for their fighting spirit in coming back from a goal down on a difficult pitch in Mindelo on Tuesday to earn three precious points that established Nigeria as firm leader of Group C of the African series for the FIFA World Cup […]

NFF defers to FIFA on Ahmed Musa’s record

The Nigeria Football Federation says it has deferred to FIFA’s own record of 98 caps for Super Eagles’ captain Ahmed Musa, following the nullification of two of the matches he played in which should have made his tally 100. “We defer to FIFA in this regard, so Ahmed Musa has 98 caps. If he features, […]

Aisha Buhari Cup: Okon insists there are no underdogs

Former Nigerian manager and Head Coach of NWFL Premiership side, Rivers Angels, Edwin Okon has voiced his conviction that there are no more pushovers in modern day football, saying the same obtains for the upcoming Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Football Tournament. Describing the Aisha Buhari Cup as a most laudable project in the land in […]

Aisha Buhari Cup: LOC inspects Mobolaji Johnson Arena

Members of the Local Organizing Committee for the Dr Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament (Aisha Buhari Cup) were at the Mobolaji Johnson Arena on Friday morning to check out the facility and ascertain the pace of work at the venue. During a courtesy call to his office a fortnight ago, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos […]

NFF assures on payment of outstanding bonuses of Super Eagles, coaches’ salaries

The Nigeria Football Federation says it is working at a pace to ensurethe payment of outstanding bonuses and allowances of the coaches andplayers of the senior men national team, Super Eagles, as well assalaries owed the coaches of the team.NFF General Secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi, said in Abuja on Wednedaythat the challenges and disruptions caused […]

Qatar 2022 Race: Pinnick confident of Eagles’ strength-in-depth as he watches Etebo’s first training at Watford

President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member,Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick was in ecstasy at Hertfordshire, England onSaturday as he watched the first training session of Nigeria midfieldace, Oghenekaro Etebo who recently joined English Premiership sideWatford FC from Turkey’s Galatasaray.Hard-tackling Etebo has been a key figure in the Super Eagles’ set-upsince impressing at […]

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