Nigeria ranks 30th in latest FIFA men’s world ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles dropped two places in the latest FIFA ranking, but the three-time African champions are still far ahead of their West African rivals Ghana.  The Super Eagles were ranked 28th in the world in the February ranking but dropped to 30th in the ranking released on April 4, 2024, following the team’s mixed […]

Super Falcons Update Roster Ahead Of Olympic Qualifier Against South Africa

The Nigeria Football Federation unveiled a roster update on Monday, just four days before the 2024 Paris Olympic Games qualifier clash between the Super Falcons and African champions South Africa in Abuja. Coach Randy Waldrum has made a pivotal decision, drafting the promising Jumoke Alani as a replacement for the injured Ashleigh Plumptre. Plumptre, a […]

Mali defeats Super Eagles in int’l friendly

The Eagles of Mali defeated Nigeria’s Super Eagles 2-0 in a friendly game in Marrakech, Morocco last night. Goals in each halves by El Bilal Toure and Kamory Doumbia sealed the win for Mali. The last time Mali defeated the Super Eagles was on 5th September 1975 also in a friendly which ended 4-1. Prior […]

Morocco To Host U-17 World Cups For Next Five Years

 Qatar will stage the next five editions of the boys’ Under-17 World Cup from 2025 to 2029, while the girls’ tournament is set to be played in Morocco, FIFA announced on Thursday. World football’s governing body said in December that both youth tournaments would be held annually starting next year, with the boys’ event expanding […]

Super Eagles friendly with Argentina cancelled over administrative issue

The scheduled friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Albiceleste of Argentina has been cancelled.  The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) had earlier announced the fixture against Nigeria at the Olympics Sports Center stadium in Hangzhou, China, as part of a tour between March 18 and 26. However, in a statement on its […]

CAF confirms 2025 AFCON to Be Played in July-August

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reached an agreement in principle for the 2025 Cup of Nations to be played in July and August next year in Morocco, according to a CAF official. Earlier this month, CAF president Patrice Motsepe refused to confirm the dates of the next Africa Cup of Nations. However, playing […]

FIFA President calls for forfeiture game when fans commit racist abuse

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino has called for the implementation of an automatic forfeit of games for teams whose fans commit racist abuse. It follows recent incidents at Udinese and Sheffield Wednesday, which he described as “totally abhorrent”Infantino said in a post on X that there should be harsher punishments, as FIFA and football shows full […]

FIFA releases the final ranking for 2023

The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has released the final ranking for 2023, and the Super Eagles are well ahead of their West African rivals going into next year’s Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria’s Super Eagles have ended 2023 in 42nd position in the latest FIFA ranking released yesterday.It also means Jose Peseiro’s men […]

The FIFA Club World Cup to undergo a significant transformation in 2025

In 2025, the FIFA Club World Cup will undergo a significant transformation, expanding to include 32 teams from across the globe. 19 teams have already secured their places, including Al Ahly (Egypt), Wydad AC (Morocco), Al Hilal (Saudi Arabia), Urawa Red Diamonds (Japan), Chelsea (England), Real Madrid (Spain), Manchester City (England), Bayern München (Germany), Paris […]