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Coach Eguavoen, Gombe United
It is not strange to find big names working in the less prestigious lower division and that will be the picture when Nigeria’s second tier football league, known as the Nigeria National League begins, in May.
There will be several popular names shouting from the sidelines to ensure their clubs gain
NNL chairman Emeka Inyama
The management board of the Nigeria National League (NNL) on Thursday decided to extend by two weeks the kickoff date of the 2014/15 league season.
The new season will now kick off on Saturday, May 16 instead of Saturday, May 2.
NNL chairman Emeka Inyama said his board is quite ready to kick-start the season on the
Stephen Keshi will open camp for the home-based Super Eagles players in May, ahead of the qualifying matches for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Big Boss, who recently signed a new deal that will last till 2018, explained that early preparation was necessary.
“We need to start camping next month by the special grace of God because time is not
Round of 64 takes place on May 13th & 14th, Round of 32: 8th & 9th July, Round of 16: 22nd & 23rd July, Round of 8: 12th & 13th August
Defending champions Enyimba International FC will face Nasarawa Feeders FC in the Round of 64 in the Nigeria Federation Cup competition.
The draw which was held on Thursday 30th April at the Main Auditoriom of the FIFA Goal
Peter Utaka scored his second league goal for Japanese club Shimizu S-Pulse on Wednesday, but it was not enough for his team to secure maximum points.
Shimizu S-Pulse could only manage a 3-3 draw with Montedio Yamagata at the IAI Stadium Nihondaira, with Utaka netting in the 26th minute to give the Katsumi Oenoki led side a
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
President of the Federation of Public Service Games (FEPSGA), Comrade Hassan Dahiru, has described the re-appointment of Stephen Keshi as the chief coach of the Super Eagles for a second stint as a “welcome development”.
He commended the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for giving the
Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, spoke to fifa.com when he visited France to feature in the 12 Match Against Poverty, organised by Zinnedine Zidane and Ronaldo de Lima and he spoke about his desire to become the president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) someday.
What does it mean to you to take part in a charity match like this?
This event means a lot to me. It’s an opportunity for us footballers, who’ve enjoyed all the
Officials have confirmed that Thursday’s Draw Ceremony for this year’s Men and Women Federation Cup competitions will hold at the Conference Room of the FIFA Goal Project, National Stadium Complex, Abuja. The event starts at 1pm.
All 64 teams for the Men’s Draw and 18 teams for the Women’s Draw have
For the Good of the Naija Football: A Step Forward: NPFL attends Inaugural World Leagues Forum (photos)
NFF President Amaju Pinnick (third from right) with NFF 1st Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi (second from left), LMC Chairman Shehu Dikko (left), German Bundesliga CEO, Christian Seifelt (third left), English Premier League's Nic Coward (second from right) and LMC CEO Nduka Irabor (right) at the inaugural meeting of World League Associations in London on Tuesday.
-As LMC calls for Redistribution of Income derived from Nigeria
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was among the 24 leading Professional League organisations from across the world of football that met in London on Tuesday, April 28 for the first ever Global Leagues Forum.
This historic meeting brought together Presidents, Chairmen, Chief Executives and
Nigeria’s only remaining team in this year’s African club competitions, Warri Wolves FC departed Lagos for Kinshasa on Wednesday morning, ahead of their CAF Confederation Cup second round, second leg clash with FC MK of Democratic Republic of Congo.
Officials have confirmed that the second leg battle will now take place at
Nigerian-born Man City Skipper, Tosin Adarabioyo, Congratulates Solanke & Aina For Winning FA Youth Cup
The executive committee of the Club Owners Association of Nigeria rose from its meeting in Abuja on Tuesday night with a call to the various state governments (owners) and sponsors of Premier League clubs in the country to give room for continuity in the management structure of the Premier League clubs in order to guarantee stability.
This call became necessary in view of the upcoming transition from one government to the
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Nigeria’s Funke Oshonaike made it to the main draw of the women’s singles of the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation World Championship taking place in China after beating Algeria’s Safa Saidani 4-3 (11-5, 11-8, 8-11, 11-9, 9-11, 10-12, 12-10) yesterday to top her qualification group.
But the Nigerian faces the biggest test in her first match in the main draw as she
Team Nigeria on Sunday failed to defend the African Youth Athletics Championship won two years ago in Warri, Delta State, after finishing third in Mauritius, the venue of the competition. Despite travelling with a depleted team and missing all day one events, the athletes were able to secure six medals, two gold and four silver with two