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Hooliganism: League body fines Kano Pillars N9m, banishes club

The League Management Company, on Sunday, banned Kano Pillars Football Club from playing all their home games in Kano for the rest of the 2021/22 Nigeria Professional Football League season....

JUST IN: NFF appoints coach banned for bribery, others to head national teams

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has approved the recommendation of its Technical and Development Sub-Committee for the appointment of Salisu Yusuf as the Head Coach of th...

Nigeria vs Ghana: Confusion as CAF doctor collapses, dies after fans invaded MKO Abiola Stadium

Confusion has surrounded the death of Confederation of Africa Football’s doping doctor, Dr. Joseph Kabungo.Kabungo, a Zambian medical practitioner, was said to have died shortly after Ghana ...

NFF apologises to Super Falcons, says delay at Abuja airport unfortunate

The Nigeria Football Federation has described as ‘unfortunate’ the incident that saw players and officials of the Super Falcons delayed for over three hours at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airp...

BAL confirms 12 teams for 2022 season tips off

The Basketball Africa League has announced the top 12 club teams from 12 African countries that will compete in the 2022 BAL season, which will tip off Saturday, March 5 at the Dakar Arena in Seneg...

At last, FIFA clears Leicester’s Ademola Lookman to represent Nigeria

The Nigeria Football Federation says it has received the decision of world football–governing body, FIFA, that Leicester City FC of England player Ademola Lookman can now represent Nigeria at inter...

BREAKING: NFF drops Peseiro, retains Eguavoen, appoints Amuneke chief coach

The Nigeria Football Federation on Monday announced the reconstitution of the technical crew of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles, with Augustine Eguavoen staying as Interim Technical Advi...

Senegal declares national holiday to celebrate AFCON win

Senegal’s President Macky Sall declared Monday a public holiday to celebrate the national football team’s first ever African Cup of Nations crown following their victory against Egypt, public telev...

Salah’s Egypt target revenge in World Cup play-off after AFCON defeat

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt are hoping to avenge their Africa Cup of Nations final defeat at the hands of Senegal when the countries meet again in a decisive two-legged World Cup play-off next month....

CAF approves Moshood Abiola Stadium for Nigeria vs Ghana World Cup playoff

The Confederation of Africa Football has approved the Moshood Abiola National stadium, Abuja to host the return leg World Cup qualifier playoff between Super Eagles and Black Stars of Ghana in Marc...

Danish club signs 18-year-old Gombe-born striker, Bappa

An 18-year-old Gombe-born striker Sadiq Bappa, has signed a professional deal with Danish second Division side, Jammerbugt Football Club.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bappa prior t...

Cameroon beat Gambia to reach AFCON semis

Cameroon are through to the semi-finals of their Africa Cup of Nations after Karl Toko-Ekambi’s double fired them to a 2-0 win over Gambia on Saturday in the hosts’ first game at the tournament sin...

AFCON: CAF moves quarter-final matches from Olembe Stadium after stampede

The Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final match due to be played at the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde on Sunday will be switched to another venue after Monday’s deadly crush, African football supremo Pat...

AFCON: Buhari passed bad luck to Super Eagles through phone call —Sowore

Activist Omoyele Sowore on Sunday said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), transferred ‘bad luck’ to the Super Eagles of Nigeria through a video conference he had with the team e...

[BREAKING] Nigeria vs Tunisia: 10-man Super Eagles knocked out of AFCON by Tunisia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are out of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.They lost 1-0 to Tunisia in their Sunday encounter in the Round of 16.Barely two minutes after he was brought int...

AFCON: Keep winning, Buhari urges Super Eagles ahead of Tunisia clash

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has urged the Super Eagles to keep on winning, just as he praised them, saying they have been making Nigerians proud.Buhari said this w...

Head-to-head: How Nigeria won four of five previous AFCON encounters against Tunisia

Nigeria and Tunisia are meeting for the sixth time at the Africa Cup of Nations, with four of the previous five matches being played in knock-out games.On Sunday at the Stade Roumdé Adjia, N...

AFCON: Eguavoen predicts tough game against Tunisia

Nigeria’s manager Augustine Eguavoen says he countenances a tough duel between his Super Eagles and the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations Round of 16 encounter in Garoua....

UPDATED: Ivory Coast knock Algeria out of AFCON, win 3-1

The Ivory Coast crushed an abject Algeria 4-1 on Thursday with Nicolas Pepe among the scorers as the reigning champions crashed out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the group stage.Franck Kes...

AFCON: Sunday Dare hails Super Eagles after 3-1 win against Guinea-Bissau

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has commended the Super Eagles for their consistent output and impressive victory over Guinea Bissau, which was their last match in the Afr...