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Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved Nigeria’s request to have the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja in full capacity when the Super Eagles host the Black Stars on Tuesday. Nigeria after seeing an over-packed Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi on Friday approached CAF for approval to have a full capacity. The national stadium has […]

Rising from his breakthrough campaign at 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile where he won the golden boot and Silver Ball awards, Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen is aiming to play at his first senior FIFA World Cup in Qatar later this year. The 23-year-old has been in a superb form in the Italian Serie […]

The English Football Association announced the Young Lions rosters on Friday ahead of international matches later this month, with twelve Nigeria-eligible players getting invites. Arsenal loanee Folarin Balogun and PSV winger Nonso Madueke have been selected for the England U21 squad for their European Championship qualifiers against Andorra at Bournemouth on Friday, March 25 and […]

Everton left it late to claim all three points in their Premier League meeting with Newcastle United at Goodison Park on Thursday night after Alex Iwobi’s stoppage-time winner. Against the Magpies, the Nigeria international made his first appearance for the Toffees in March 2022 after he was a non-playing substitute in three successive matches in […]

The Lagos State Police Command has said that a baby reportedly found inside the courier box of a dispatch rider at Sangotedo, in the Ajah area of the state was not abducted.The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement on Monday also rebuffed the claim that the child was […]

Chelsea may be facing the most tumultuous week in their 117-year history but manager Thomas Tuchel has been concentrating all his efforts on making things as normal as possible for his players who beat Norwich City in the Premier League on Thursday. European champions Chelsea are now effectively controlled by the British government after sanctions […]

Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie will miss the rest of the club’s season. The 23-year-old from Fort Lewis, Washington, broke two bones in his left foot during a Champions League match at Spain’s Villarreal on Feb. 22 when Pervis Estupiñán made a two-leg, sweeping sliding tackle. Juventus originally projected McKennie’s recovery time at eight weeks. “The […]

Nigeria’s 2008 Olympics long jump silver medalist Blessing Okagbare has been banned for 10 years for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) announced on Friday. The 33-year-old, who is also a sprinter, was expelled from the Tokyo Olympics last year before the women’s 100m semi-finals after testing positive for human growth hormone at an out-of-competition […]

Leon Balogun has been recognized for his outstanding display for Rangers in their 5-0 rout of Heart of Midlothian on Sunday with football statistics website Whoscored naming the Nigeria international in its Scottish Premiership Team of the Week. In his first start in the division in two months, Balogun helped the Scottish champions keep their […]

One of the most exciting African championships came to an exhilarating end on Sunday, with the Teranga Lions entering the history books as they secured their first-ever triumph Former Nigerian international Sunday Oliseh and Augustine Eguavoen have offered their reactions after Senegal defeated Egypt on penalties to lift the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations. After […]

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