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    NPFL Returns As Pillars, FC IfeanyiUbah Tango In Season-opener

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    Former Nigerian champions, Kano Pillars will attempt to kick-start their 2016/2017 Nigeria Professional Football League season on a bright note when they host Federation Cup and Charity Cup champions FC IfeanyiUbah of Nnewi in the 2016/2017 season star opener today inside the main bowl of the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano. After last season’s disappointment, the…

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    FIFA Okays 48-team WC For 2026, Africa To Get 9 Slots

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    While the rest of the world continues to moan about the new format World Cup proposed by new FIFA president Gianni Infantino, lovers of the game on the African continent might just think themselves favoured, after the new format, involving 48 teams, could see the continent allotted four more slots from the five she currently…

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    LMC Declares N483m Surplus For 2016

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    The organising body of the Nigeria Premier Football League, League Management Company (LMC) has said that it has recorded an operating surplus and savings of N483 millions for the 2015/16 league season. This was contained in the financial report submitted by the LMC chairman, Shehu Dikko to the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the league…

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    FG To Establish NIPOST Property Devt Coy Soon

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    The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, said yesterday the ministry would soon establish a Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) Property Development Company. Shittu said this when he featured at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. The minister said that the idea of the property company came about because of the vast land…

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    AWCON: Falcons Battle Kenya For Semifinal Slot

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    Nigeria’s Super Falcons continue their Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) title defends today against Kenya. The Falcons are tournament favourites with seven title wins from the competition’s past nine editions, and had started their campaign with a 6-0 mauling of Mali on Sunday. With Ghana having struggled to beat Kenya 3-1 in their first…

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  • Battle Of Uyo: It’s ‘D’ Day For Eagles, Fennecs

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    Nigeria’s Super Eagles will, today, trade tackles with the Fennecs Foxes of Algeria today at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo in one of the most anticipated clashes of match day 2 of the Africa’s 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The Eagles are looking to give new Algeria coach, Georges Leekens, a nightmarish debut and consolidate…

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  • Masari Unveils Katsina Utd’s New Coaches

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    Katsina State governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, has officially unveiled the two coaches recently appointed by the management of the state-owned Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) side, Katsina United. The two coaches were former Flamingoes coach, Bala Nyiku and former Mighty Jets of Jos gaffer, Baldwin Bazuaye and they are to tinker the club in…

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    Uyo Battle: Rohr, Mikel Differ On Eagles’ Target

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    …NFF ban media, fans from Eagles’ training Super Eagles’ Franco-German technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, has insisted that this weekend’s all-important 2018 World Cup qualifier against the Fennecs of Algeria is a must-win for his side, even as the team captain, Mikel Obi said he would accept a draw at home. The Eagles would tackle their…

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