Nigerian Football

Ajibade celebrates season's first goal for Atletico Madrid Feminino 1

Ajibade celebrates season’s first goal for Atletico Madrid Feminino

Advertisement Super Falcons forward, Rasheedat Ajibade has celebrated her first goal of the season for Atletico Madrid Feminino against Sevilla Femenino in Primera Division. Atletico Madrid defeated Sevilla 1-0 at the Ramon Cisnerios Palacios on Sunday September 18. Advertisement Ajibade scored the first goal of the game in the 34th minute of the first halfand …

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Oliseh lauds Iwobi's performance against Liverpool 2

Oliseh lauds Iwobi’s performance against Liverpool

Advertisement Former Super Eagles midfielder Sunday Oliseh has lauded Everton winger, Alex Iwobi’s performance against Liverpool in the Premier League. The Toffees played out a 0-0 draw with Liverpool at Goodison Park on Saturday, September 3. Advertisement Both teams shared the spoils in the encounter as neither team was able to score. Iwobi was impressive …

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Segun Odegbami @ 70: Restless, creative and mathematical 3

Segun Odegbami @ 70: Restless, creative and mathematical

Advertisement By Gboyega Okegbenro This day, August 27th, exactly 70 years ago in 1952, a star was born into the family of late Pa Jacob Adebola and Madam Bintu Abeke Odegbami, the former, a retired Nigerian Railway worker; and the latter, a successful and very popular trader. They both hailed from Wasinmi Community in Ogun …

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Veteran Sports Journalist Dr. Mumini Alao Presents New Book: “The Making Of Nigeria’s Dream Team: Football Gold Medal Winners At Atlanta ‘96 Olympic Games.” 4

Veteran Sports Journalist Dr. Mumini Alao Presents New Book: “The Making Of Nigeria’s Dream Team: Football Gold Medal Winners At Atlanta ‘96 Olympic Games.”

Advertisement By James Agberebi Group Managing Director and Executive Consultant of Complete Communications Limited (CCL) Dr. Mumini Alao, has authored and presented a new compelling book titled “The Making Of Nigeria’s Dream Team: Football Gold Medal Winners At Atlanta ‘96 Olympic Games.” Advertisement The book presentation took place on Sunday, 12 June, 2022 at the …

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Angry Nigeria fans vandalize Abuja stadium facilities, police tear gas mob

Advertisement Irate fans invaded the main bowl of the Moshood Abiola Stadium destroying everything in sight immediately after Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Ghana on Tuesday, which ended the Super Eagles dream of reaching a seventh World Cup appearance in Qatar in November. Ghana qualified for the World Cup thanks to the away goal rule after …

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AFCON 2021: Five exquisite players as Super Eagles beat Guinea Bissau in style 5

AFCON 2021: Five exquisite players as Super Eagles beat Guinea Bissau in style

Advertisement Despite sealing qualification with a game to spare, the Super Eagles put up another brilliant performance against Guinea Bissau to round up the group stage matches with a perfect record.  Goals from Sadiq Umar and captain on the night, Williams Troost Ekong gave Super Eagles all three points as they became the first and …

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Akwa United begin title defense in style, Remo Stars record first away win as new NPFL season kick-starts with 21 goals on matchday 1  6

Akwa United begin title defense in style, Remo Stars record first away win as new NPFL season kick-starts with 21 goals on matchday 1 

Advertisement Defending champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Akwa United began their title defense with an emphatic 3 nil victory over former champions, Kano Pillars.  Goals from Ezekiel Bassey, Stephen Chukwude, and Friday Ubong gave the Uyo-based team three points and three goals on matchday 1 of the new season.  Advertisement Kano Pillars …

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3 Nigerian footballers who have won UEFA Champions League 7

3 Nigerian footballers who have won UEFA Champions League

Advertisement Not many African footballers have had the privilege to play on the highest stage of the elite club competition, like the UEFA Champions League final. According to UEFA.com, only 24 African footballers have lifted the prestigious Champions League trophy.   In no particular order, here are 3 Nigerians who have won the Champions League …

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Paul Onuachu

Make that BIG move now! – Fashanu tells Paul Onuachu

Advertisement Ex-Wimbledon star, John Fashanu has urged Super Eagles striker, Paul Onuachu to make a move away from Belgian to one of Europe’s top five leagues. Fashanu said this while speaking with PUNCH Extra during a recent interview. Advertisement Paul Onuachu has been in fantastic form the past 12 months for his clubside Genk as …

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Oneya, former NFA chairman, to be buried on Sept 10 11

Oneya, former NFA chairman, to be buried on Sept 10

Advertisement Oneya, former NFA chairman, to be buried on Sept 10, 2021 The remains of the former chairman of the Nigeria Football Association (now Nigeria Football Federation), Brigadier General Dominic Obukadata Oneya (rtd) will be committed to mother earth on September 10, 2021 at his Ehwerhe Agbahroh residence in Delta state. Advertisement Oneya, born on …

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