Sports Minister assures Super Eagles will have a coach within Two Weeks

The Minister of Sports, Senator John Enoh, has assured Nigerian football fans that the senior men’s national team, the Super Eagles, would have a new coach in the next one or two weeks. The Super Eagles have been without a substantive coach after the contract of Jose Peseiro expired at the end of the Africa […]

Premier League to use semi-automated offside technology next season

The Premier League will introduce semi-automated offside technology next season to speed up decision-making after the clubs unanimously agreed on the move at a shareholders’ meeting yesterday. The Premier League currently has VAR officials check offsides but the system has faced heavy criticism for the time taken to come to a decision while also leaving […]

Super Falcons qualify for 2024 Olympics

The Super Falcons have qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The last time Nigeria’s Super Falcons reached the Olympics was 16 years ago. Nigeria beat South Africa 1-0 on aggregate to reach the Summer Olympics. Rasheedat Ajibade had scored from the spot in the first leg of the qualifiers in Abuja last Friday, while […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

France may be disqualified from 2023 FIFA U-17

France may be disqualified from the ongoing 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Indonesiafor fielding an ineligible player. The bone of contention is 17-year-old Montpellier star Yanis Issoufou, who played for Niger Republic in the qualifiers three months earlier.It is strictly forbidden for a footballer to play for two teams in the same competition by […]

After two poor performances in the World Cup qualifiers, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) would happily fire its coach José Peseiro if it had the money to pay compensation

NFF member Nse Essien, who is part of the NFF executive committee, told this to newsmen to express the disappointment of the federation over the male national team’s recent outings. Recall Poseiro in September, had his job extended after a renegotiated pay of $50,000 contract from $70,000 was reached. Nigeria’s qualification for the 2026 World […]