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Eagles Won’t Qualify For Russia 2018 World Cup – Prophet

As the Super Eagles prepares for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon, a sport enthusiast and clergy, Prophet Tommy Aika has expressed fears that Nigeria may not qualify for the fiesta if his spiritual messages were not reckoned with. He also said the appointment of a foreign coach, instead of a Nigerian, was not the best for the country ...

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Bursaspor Confirm Talks With Porto Over Mikel

Turkish Super Lig outfit Bursaspor has confirmed talks with Portuguese side FC Porto over a loan deal for Nigerian midfielder Mikel Agu. Porto are opened to the idea of letting the 23 year old leave on loan this season despite the midfielder signing fresh terms at the club few months ago after a fairly successful loan spell with Vitoria Setubal. ...

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Bazee Injured Again, Feared Out Of Cameroon Tie

Nigeria are facing the prospect of another anxious wait for German-Nigerian forward Noah Joel Sarenren Bazee to make his debut for the senior national team of Nigeria. Bazee injury curse has once again reared its ugly head as the forward limped out of Hannover 96 4-1 win over FC Germania Egestorf-Langreder in a pre season friendly which ended few minutes ...

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Nigeria Do Not Fear Cameroon-Green

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have already began preparations for the Super Eagles’ titanic clash with their rivals Cameroon. The two crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Cameroon will be accorded high level of seriousness according to the NFF. Barrister Chris Green, the NFF’s Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, says Nigeria do not fear the ...

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Am Eagles Best Midfielder For CHAN-Ikenna Hillary

One of the key players of Nigeria’s bronze medal effort at the African Nations championships, in South Africa, tagged CHAN, Ikenna Hillary, has declared himself the best midfield player for the national team as they prepare for the CHAN Nations Championships even as he claimed injuries has not been his friend. Hillary, who plays for millionaire side, Ifeanyiuba FC in ...

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Still Pained The Way They Removed Me As NFF President- Lulu

Former President Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Alhaji Sani Lulu Abdullahi, said he is still pained by the way and manner he was impeached and removed as the President of the federation, after serving meritoriously for four years. Lulu expressed his bitterness while featuring as a guest of the Osun Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)’s monthly stakeholders forum tagged “Osun ...

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Umar: Why We Want Peace In NBBF

Sectional President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, Alhaji Tijani Umar has given an olive branch to the opposition for peace to reign in the slamming and dunking game. Umar, said in Lagos on Monday, after a board meeting, that, his board is ready for peace and reconciliation as presented in the letter written to the two boards by FIBA ...

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Mikel Expects Tough Challenge From Cameroon

John Obi Mikel has advised Super Eagles team-mates to expect a tough challenge and be battle ready for Cameroon in their World Cup qualifying game in Uyo. Though Nigeria leads Group B with six points and four points clear of second-placed Cameroon, the Tianjin Teda’s midfielder foresees a hard-hitting encounter against the reigning African champions. “We are in a very ...

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Grisha, Gassama To Take Charge Of Nigeria Vs Cameroon World Cup Qualifiers

As the much-awaited clash between Nigeria Super Eagles and Cameroon indomitable Lions draws near, world football governing body FIFA has announced the officials for the doubleheader. Egyptian Ghead Grisha has been appointed to take charge of the first-leg at the Goodswill Akpabio stadium Uyo on September 1. He is to be assisted by Moroccan Redouane Achik (AR1) Waleed Ahmed Ali ...

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Agbo Eyes First League Win With Standard Liege

Super Eagles defender Uche Agbo has set his sights on grabbing maximum points when his new club Standard Liege welcomes RKC Genk in matchday two of the Belgian football league. Agbo who left Spanish club Granada last season after they got relegated, was deployed in the defensive midfield position for Standard liege in their 1-1 away draw against KV Mechelen ...

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