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Akpeyi Lifts South Africa League Banner To Russia

Chippa United of South Africa goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi has been recognised as the only player from the Rainbow Nation’s Premier Soccer League (PSL) that is set to play at this year’s World Cup in Russia. Following Akpeyi’s inclusion in Nigeria’s final squad list to Russia 2018, and acquisition of jersey number 13 for the competition, his club have reeled out ...

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Echiejile Excited To Make Nigeria’s Final List

Cercle Brugge of Belgium defender, EldersonUwa Echiejile has admitted he is excited with the inclusion of his name in Nigeria’s final squad list to this year’s World Cup. Echiejile now stands the prospects of playing at his second World Cup for Nigeria, after South Africa 2010, and make up for the agony of missing Brazil 2014 due to injury, hence ...

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Super Eagles Tipped Among Five Teams To Cause Russia 2018 First Round Upset

The ultimate winner of the World Cup usually comes from one of a handful of elite teams with a long history of success, yet each tournament inevitably features a few early upsets that no one could have predicted. While many of the usual suspects look to be in a ruthless mood again, past experience tells us that the experts will ...

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Nigeria World Cup Squad Guide: Full Fixtures, Group, Those To Watch, Odds And More

PROFILE: With the tournament only days away we take an in-depth look at all 32 teams in Russia Curtesy: The Independent of London Gernot Rohr’s biggest achievement as Nigeria coach is the serenity with which they have reached this World Cup. None of the disputes or controversies that overshadowed the preparations of African teams leading up to previous tournaments have ...

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Epe Set To Host Big Cycling Tourney

The popularity of sports cycling in West Africa is set to move a notch higher as the town of Epe in Lagos State will host cyclists from around the globe. The maiden edition of the Moorhouse-Epe Cycle Race will hold on Sunday, 30th September, 2018 on the eve of Independence Day.  This event would be divided into several categories and ...

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USA 1994 World Cup: Why Nigeria Lost To Italy- Bonfrere

After pointing fingers for 24 at Augustine Eguavoen as the major culprit for Nigeria’s ouster from the 1994 World Cup with the 2-1 defeat to eventual finalists, Italy, it has been revealed that the problem with the Super Eagles was deeper. According to then assistant coach, Jo Bonfrere, Head Coach of the Super Eagles and fellow Dutchman Clemens Westerhof had ...

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My Atlanta 1996 Olympic Medal Was Taken By “A Big Officer” – Bonfrere

One may think everything about Nigeria football has been heard, but, nothing prepares you for the bombshell former Super Eagles and 1996 Olympic gold medal winning Coach, Jo Bonfrere dropped. Bonfrere who guided Nigeria to winning gold, a first for Africa in the football tournament at the Olympics, with the Dream Team, revealed exclusively to Brila FM that an official ...

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Wolves Celebrate Ikeme At 32

Wolverhampton Wanderers have sent birthday wishes to their Nigerian goalkeeper Carl Ikeme who turned 32 on Friday. Wolves sent the birthday wishes via their verified Twitter handle to celebrate Ikeme who is still undergoing treatment for acute leukaemia. “All at Wolves would like to wish the big man, @Carl_Ikeme, a very happy birthday. We hope you enjoy your day and ...

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Nigeria Is Unpredictable, Says Modric

Real Madrid and Croatia midfield ace Luka Modric says Nigeria shouldn’t be taken lightly despite their poor run of results in friendly game as both teams get set to clash in their opening fixture of the World Cup in Russia. Nigeria have failed to win in their last four friendly game with losses against Serbia, England and Czech Republic while ...

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Oliseh Entitled To $30,000 World Cup Payment From NFF

Sunday Oliseh will be paid $30,000 for his part in Nigeria’s world cup qualifiers according to a report confirming payment of World Cup bonuses to the Super Eagles. Oliseh was in-charge of the team between 2015, February 2016, and took charge of two world cup matches, the preliminary home and away game against Swaziland. As per Colin Udoh [Kwese ESPN] ...

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