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The team continues to raise eyebrows with their outstanding displays, and this has warranted a promise from one of Nigeria’s richest men Nigeria billionaire businessman Femi Otedola has promised to reward the Super Eagles with two-hundred and fifty dollars ($250,000) if they win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Super Eagles are […]

The referee in Nigeria’s 2-0 win over Guinea-Bissau has gone viral for having one of the strongest runs we’ve ever seen. Umar Sadiq and William Troost-Ekong scored in the second half to maintain the Super Eagles’ 100% record in the Africa Cup of Nations. The standout moment from the game however was official Peter Waweru […]

Nigeria’s U20 girls, Falconets are buoyed by the performance of the Super Eagles at the ongoing 33rd Africa Cup of Nations, and say they are motivated for a great result when they take on their Cameroonian counterparts in a FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifying match in Douala on Saturday. Coach Chris Danjuma watched his […]

The Nigeria Football Federation has commiserated with the Management and Players of Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan over the death of the club’s General Manager, Mr Rasheed Balogun. Balogun, a highly experienced and respected club administrator, died in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Thursday night. General Secretary of the NFF, Dr Mohammed Sanusi […]

Nigeria’s manager Augustine Eguavoen says he countenances a tough duel between his Super Eagles and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 encounter in Garoua. Tunisia’s campaign has been somewhat ravaged by positive COVID tests and the team only qualified for the knockout stage as one of the […]

Super Eagles Head Coach, Augustine Owen Eguavoen, says his already-qualified team has no reason to look down on their opponents or approach the game in a carefree manner when they take to the pitch of Stade Roumdé Adjia in Garoua against the Wild Dogs of Guinea Bissau tomorrow. Nigeria has eased into the round of […]

Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka said Monday that players were eager for news on the fate of Peng Shuai but praised the Women’s Tennis Association’s hardline stance with China. Peng, a former Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion, alleged on social media in November that former vice-premier Zhang Gaoli forced her into sex during […]

Novak Djokovic has been detained by Australian border officials in line with the arrangement agreed in court as the world’s number one tennis player fights on to remain in the country. Djokovic has had his visa revoked twice by immigration officials ahead of the Australian Open because he is not vaccinated against Covid-19, and saw […]

Novak Djokovic’s Australian visa has again been cancelled just days before the start of the Australian Open. On Friday, the Australian immigration minister, Alex Hawke, exercised a personal power to cancel Djokovic’s visa, likely to result in the world No 1’s deportation and putting him out of contention for the grand slam tournament barring an […]

Novak Djokovic on Wednesday admitted “errors” in his travel papers and in his behaviour after a claimed coronavirus infection as he battled to stay in Australia and fight for a record 21st Grand Slam. The world number one said his team had offered fresh information to the Australian government, which is pondering whether to cancel […]


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