Home » FOOTBALL (page 2)

FOOTBALL

Ogunjobi Thanks NFF Bigwigs, Stakeholders

Following the successful organization of the second edition of Ogunjobi Golden Cup sponsored by former  Secretary General of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, the astute football administrator has expressed his profound gratitude to the top guns of the country’s football ruling body, stakeholders and pressmen who graced the memorable occasion. Olorunda Local Government FC of Oshogbo beat Yaa ...

Read More »

NWFL commends Obaseki for WCQ role

Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has warmly commended the Edo state government for being the best ever hosts of the women football teams. The Edo state government played host to the 2018 Fifa U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier between the Nigerian side, Falconets and their Tanzanian counterparts on Saturday at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. Thereafter the government ...

Read More »

Moses Is Most Valuable Nigerian Footballer

Chelsea of England star, Victor Moses has emerged as Nigeria’s most valuable player of the current dispensation, with hypothetical transfer figures rating him tops of the lot should he be offered for sale by his club in the ongoing season. Moses and Arsenal whiz kid, Alex Iwobi were both on from the start for their respective clubs in Sunday’s pulsating ...

Read More »

Troost-Ekong Glad With Goal No.1

Bursaspor of Turkey defender, William Troost-Ekong has expressed his deepest joy, after he hit home his first competitive goal for the Turkish Super Lig club in their 4-2 road win over Yeni Malatyaspor on match day five in the Turkish Super Lig on Saturday. The vastly improved central defender, making his fifth straight start in the Turkish top-flight, blasted home ...

Read More »

Awoniyi Hits Second For Mouscron

Royal Excel Mouscron of Belgium striker, Taiwo Awoniyi hit home his scored his second goal for the top-flight club he joined on loan from Liverpool of England this summer. Awoniyi, who has seen similar loan deals in Germany and Norway, opened scoring in the 15th minute at Zulte-Waregem, who fought back to win 2-1. The 20-year-old striker, who has made ...

Read More »

Iwobi, Iheanacho Fire Blanks

Arsenal of England star, Alex Iwobi and Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho were both in action for their respective English Premier League clubs last weekend, but both failed to score for their sides. Iheanacho was first out with The Foxes, as he shook off recent injury doubts to stage a bold contest for a regular shirt with the club he joined ...

Read More »

Etor Brilliance Wins It For Al-Nasr

A Etor Daniel heroic performance gave his team, Al Nasr FC a two nil deserved victory over Al Shabab FC in the Oman Professional League. The former junior international, Etor scored the first goal for his side in the first half and assisted the other goal which Younis converted to make it an outright victory against a tough side, Al-Shabab. ...

Read More »

2018 FIFA U20 WWCQ: Oshoala Congratulates Falconets For Tanzania Downfall

Super Falcons attacker Asisat Oshoala has joined other Nigerians in hailing the U20 women’s national team, Falconets for putting Tanzania to the sword. Nigeria beat Tanzania 3-0 in a 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifier on Saturday to take the advantage over the East Africans heading into the return leg. Oshoala who plays in the Chinese Women’s Super League ...

Read More »

I won’t force myself to play for Nigeria –Moses

Chelsea star Victor Moses has dismissed suggestions he picks and chooses the games he plays for Nigeria, insisting he always wants to be fit before appearing for his country.Moses, 26, made his Nigeria debut in 2012 when he changed his international allegiance after representing England at various age-grade levels. He has since won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations for ...

Read More »

Falconets Must Be Wary Of Tanzania – Danjuma

Nigeria’s U-20 team coach, Christopher Danjuma has warned the team not to play to the gallery against Tanzania in Saturday’s 2018 U-20 women’s World Cup qualifier at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. The team failed to cross the group stages of the last edition of the World Cup that was hosted in Papua New Guinea, however, Danjuma believes ...

Read More »