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Ogba supports new NFF Board

Chairman Senate Committee on Sports Senator Obinna ogba has said he is in support of the new Nigeria Football Federation board following the recent court verdict against Pinnick Amaju election in Warri  four years ago. In a telephone interview with Sportsday after the new board meeting in the glass house Wusa zone 7, Abuja yesterday, Ogba confirmed that the new ...

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Pinnick Begins Election Campaign, doles out $4,000 each to FA Bosses

With Nigeria out of the World Cup, the forthcoming NFF elections is now the key focus for the NFF officials, as they have begun maneuvering to woo the delegates. And after much haggling, state FA chairmen were paid $4,000 for being part of the World Cup jamboree, reports ScoreNigeria. The 36 FA chairmen plus that of the FCT are the ...

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NFF Not Joining Issues But Want Records Straight

The leadership of Nigeria football federation has come under serious backlash of late, especially after the Super Eagles failure to advance beyond the group stage of the 2018 world cup in Russia. SportsDay spoke to one of the top official of the board who pleaded  anonymity, he said all that has been said or written against the board in the ...

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Danny Swanson Scores Twice, Efe Shines As Hibs Eearn Warm-up Win

Hibernian captain David Gray made his long-awaited comeback following six months on the sidelines as Danny Swanson inspired the capital club to a 2-0 victory against Linlithgow Rose. It was a great evening for Nigerian centre back, Efe Ambrose. The 30-year-old has not stepped onto the grass since suffering a ruptured achilles tendon during a friendly match against Willem II ...

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Alampasu Ready For Another Loan Deal

CD Feirense of Portugal goalkeeper, Sunday Dele Alampasu has disclosed that he is keen on getting a loan deal that would see him get better exposure elsewhere in Europe. After toiling with Feirense in the backwaters of football in Portugal and going on loan to a less glamorous club, the UAE 2013 FIFA U17 World Cup-winning best goalkeeper says he ...

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FIFA Cite No Doping Violations, Issues Over 1.5m Fan IDs

FIFA’s anti-doping authorities have confirmed that zero violations of anti-doping regulations have been registered at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, FIFA Chief Competitions and Events Officer Colin Smith said in a statement. “We have conducted over 2,700 tests,” Smith told a news conference in Moscow. “Every single player participating in the World Cup has been attested at least ...

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Odubajo Receives Nod ForCeltic Switch

Celtic boss, Brendan Rodgers has admitted that the club are interested in signing Hull City full back, Moses Odubajo, but says talks remain at an early stage. Odubajo has joined Celtic at their training camp in Austria, but Rodgers says the 24-year-old is not practicing with the team, and says he has been unfortunate with injuries in the last two ...

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Madueke Makes Summer Move To PSV Eindhoven

PSV Eindhoven of Holland have unveiled Nigerian-born left-footed midfielder, Noni Madueke, after finalising his transfer from the youth team of from English Premier League side, Tottenham Hotspur. The 16-year-old had been linked with possible moves to Chelsea and Manchester United before his trip to The Netherlands to formalize his transfer, and has now signed a three-year deal that will keep ...

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Tosin Kehinde In Fenerbahce Transfer Scoop

Fenerbahce of Turkey have entered the race to sign Manchester United’s Nigerian-born midfielder, Tosin Kehinde, but will have to ward off pressure for his signature from RSC Anderlecht of Belgium, Amiens of France, Red Bull Salzburg of Austria and SK Brann Bergen of Norway. The report out of Old Trafford indicates that Fenerbahce and the other four clubs are all ...

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Victor Moses Scores 23rd Penalty Of Russia 2018

Despite Nigeria’s heart-breaking ouster from this year’s World Cup, the Super Eagles bowed out on a night one of their star players, Victor Moses entered the record books by scoring the 23rd penalty of this year’s Mundial. While Lionel Messi’s goal for Argentina in Tuesday’s final group match against Nigeria was the 100th goal of this year’s global soccer showpiece, ...

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