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GOtv Boxing Night Mini Holds Today

All is set for the maiden edition of GOtv Boxing Night Mini, which holds today at the Rowe Park Sports Complex, Yaba, Lagos. The event is a smaller version of the hugely successful GOtv Boxing Night, which has had 19 editions. Five bouts are scheduled for the event, which will …

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Belgian team sacks Emenike

Belgian First Division B side, KVC Westerlo, has parted ways with former Nigeria international Emmanuel Emenike after just two months with them. The 32-year-old joined the Kemphanen as a free agent in a deal valued around €1 million, having succeeded during trials in September. Westerlo signed the former West Ham United …

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Akpoborie: Don’t distract coach with contract talks

Ex international, Jonathan Akpoborie, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) not to distract the Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr’s quest of qualifying the team for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) with the issue of whether to extend his contract or not. Akpoborie, who lauded the team’s …

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NFF not owing Rohr -Amaju

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has denied that Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr is being owed backlog of salaries as reported by a section of the media.  The NFF boss made claims this in a phone-in radio program monitored in Lagos on Friday. His words:” Let me …

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Enyeama storms Eagles’ camp

Former Super Eagles’ goalkeeper and captain, Vincent Enyeama was a surprise guest at the national team’s camp in Uyo, yesterday. Enyeama, who retired from international football in 2015, was at the Super Eagles’ Ibom Golf Hotel and Resorts camp to motivate the players. The former Lille of France goalkeeper also took …

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AFCON 2021 qualifier: Super Eagles hit Lesotho today

The Super Eagles will depart the country for Maseru, the capital of Lesotho, today, for tomorrow’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against the Crocodiles of Lesotho. Media Officer of the team, Toyin Ibitoye, said the arrangement for the team to arrive Lesotho barely 24 hours to the crucial …

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Musa raises the alarm over Lesotho turf

Ahmed Musa has revealed that he fears for some Super Eagles players ahead of their trip to Lesotho for a 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match because the game will be played on a synthetic surface. The former Leicester City striker, a late substitute in Wednesday’s win against Benin, …

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Fans fall in love with Eagles’ midfielder

Joe Aribo shined during his first competitive outing on Wednesday evening as he completed the entire 90 minutes of Nigeria’s 2-1 win over Benin in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying – and Nigeria fans applauded the Rangers ace. Aribo, 23, had previously earned two caps for Nigeria in friendlies against …

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Benin coach concedes Nigeria’s superiority

The Republic of Benin coach has admitted the superiority of Nigeria to his side following their 2-1 defeat in Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game. The Squirrels raced into an early lead before the Super Eagles came from behind through Victor Osimhen and Samuel Kalu to clinch maximum points …

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Drogba eyes top Ivorian FA job

The body that oversees the third-tier of football in Ivory Coast has given its backing to Didier Drogba’s bid to become the next president of the Ivory Coast Football Federation (FIF). The Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend, 41, announced his intention to run in September as he seeks to restore …

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