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See Super Eagles Position In January’s FIFA Ranking

The Super Eagles remain 51st in the latest Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Coca Cola World Ranking released on Thursday. Nigeria also retains their 9th position in Africa. One of the Eagles’ opponents at the 2018 World Cup, Argentina, also did not move from 4th positon. But Croatia stepped …

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Ekiti247 Predict : Winner of Arsenal Vs Chelsea Match

As we have promised, here is the winner of the Prediction between Arsenal Vs Chelsea match which take place on 3/01/2018, 8:45pm – 11pm On our post here We Promised to reward 2 football fans that predict the match correctly, but unfortunately, we only have one winner. We got 13 …

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World Cup: Super Eagles To Play Egypt, Two Others In Friendlies

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play Egypt and two other countries in preparations ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The friendly matches will be played between January and May next year, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said. The Secretary General of the Nigerian Football Federation, NFF, …

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Fifa Sanctions Nigeria In 2018 World Cup Qualifiers, Awards Algeria

Following the recent meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can today confirm the latest sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup™ as well as in international friendlies. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the …

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Mohamed Salah Named BBC African Footballer Of The Year

Egyptian Mohamed Salah has been voted BBC African Footballer of the Year for 2017. Following a record number of votes, the Liverpool star won ahead of Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Guinean Naby Keita, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Nigeria’s Victor Moses. “I am very happy to win this award,” the 25-year-old …

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BREAKING! Manchester City Boss Pep Guardiola Escapes FA Ban

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, will not face disciplinary action over his on-field confrontation with Southampton winger, Nathan Redmond. The FA has however reminded the Spaniard of his responsibilities. Guardiola and Redmond were involved in an intense conversation, as they left the pitch after City’s dramatic 2-1 win over Southampton …

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Nigeria Gets $500,000 CAF Grant For 2018 World Cup

Nigeria and other African countries that made it to Russia 2018 World Cup will receive the sum of $500,000 each as assistance from the Confederation of Africa Football, CAF. CAF made the announcement on their official website on Friday. The decision was taken during CAF’s Executive Committee meeting held in …

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We Will Beat Argentina Again – Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that the Nigeria team will beat Argentina at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Atiku made the statement in a tweet on Friday shortly after the draw. He tweeted: “We’re beating Argentina again. Let’s get ready for the World Cup. #worldcupdraws .”

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Ronaldo Gives Real Madrid List Of Three Players To Buy

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has reportedly given the club a shortlist of three players they must bring in next year. Madrid are eight points off Barcelona, who currently occupy top spot in La Liga. Ronaldo has eight goals in five games in Europe, but has managed to net only …

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FIFA Confirms Super Eagles As Youngest Squad During 2018 W/cup Qualifiers

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) says Nigeria paraded the youngest players during the qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This was announced on FIFA’s official website on Tuesday by a Switzerland-based independent study Centre International d’Étude du Sport (CIES) in it’s issue number 30 of Observatory Monthly …

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Ronaldo And I Can Never Be Close Friends – Messi

Lionel Messi explains why he will never be close friends with rival Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘We have no relationship’ Lionel Messi rejects the idea that he could be friends with Cristiano Ronaldo The Barcelona star says the two supposed rivals never spend any time together They only ever meet at awards …

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Lionel Messi Extends Barcelona’s Contract Till 2020/21

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has extended his contract at the club till 2020/21. In a statement released on its website on Saturday, Barcelona stated: “FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi signed on Saturday morning a new contract that will keep the Argentinian superstar at the club through the 2020/21 season.” “The …

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John Obi Mikel: An Agent Once Offered Me $70,000 When I Was 15

Agents are known for their unscrupulous conduct in football as the story of John Obi Mikel’s protracted a controversial transfer move to Chelsea in 2006. The Former Chelsea midfielder revealed how a mysterious agent representing an anonymous club attempted to lure him to sign as a youngster with a briefcase …

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CAF List Of Nominees For African Player Of The Year Award

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has released the list of 30 finalist vying for African Player of the year. They also included Super Eagles’ Victor Moses and William Troost-Ekong among 30 finalists for the 2017 CAF African Player of the Year Award. For the player of the year award …

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FIFA Increases World Cup Prize Money To $400 Million

FIFA has increased the prize money for teams participating at the FIFA World Cup in Russia to $400 million. The figure is a 12% increase from the $380 million paid in 2014 in Brazil. FIFA made the announcement after its Council meeting in Kolkata, India, where the FIFA U-17 World …

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Rohr Confirms Fresh Two Year Deal

Gernot Rohr has confirmed Owngoalnigeria.com report on his two year contract extension as coach of the Super Eagles following qualification for the World Cup 2018 in Russia. As reported by Owngoalnigeria.com, Rohr’s contract carries a clause that triggers a two year extension if he qualifies Nigeria for the World Cup, …

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FIFA Player Of The Year Award: See List of Winners

Cristiano Ronaldo won the men’s award for the fourth time in five years while Lieke Martens was named best female player and Oliver Giroud won best goal So Ronaldo wins the Fifa player of the year award for the fourth time in five years. That’s five awards apiece for him …

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Nigeria Can Win 2018 World Cup – Pinnick

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amadu Pinnick, says Nigeria can lift the 2018 World Cup in Russia in the light of the preparations the association is putting in place. Pinnick expressed the optimism this during the official opening of the Federation’s Annual General Assembly in Jos on Thursday. …

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England Approaches NFF Over Friendly With Super Eagles

England has reportedly reached out to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), in a bid to arrange a friendly match with the Super Eagles, ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Both countries have already secured their spots at next year’s tournament in Russia and are now drawing up their preparations. reports …

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Aiteo Takes Over Sponsorship Of CAF Awards

Nigerian oil company Aiteo Group has taken over the sponsorship of the annual CAF Awards organised by the Confederation of African Football. Telecommunications company Globacom has been sponsoring the awards since 2005 but Aiteo announced on Sunday that they are the new sponsors. The CAF Awards recognise the best players, …

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Nobody Died In Uyo On Saturday – NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation has stoutly denied a report making the rounds that five football fans died during stampede at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium before Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia.Nigeria won 1-0 courtesy a 74th minute goal by Alex Iwobi to become the first …

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FIFA And CAF Investigating Nigeria-Zambia Match In Uyo

FIFA and Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have launched an investigation into the behavior of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. FIFA is reacting to photographs showing the Zambia fans displaying a banner,’H.E. E.C. LUNGU GOD BLESS YOU’ in the stands at the …

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Neymar, Ronaldo, Messi On FIFA Best Player Shortlist

Neymar was named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the three-man shortlist for the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, which was announced in London on Friday.Brazil superstar Neymar, 25, won the Copa del Rey with Barcelona last season before joining Paris Saint-Germain in a blockbuster 222 million euros ($266 …

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I Want to Sleep with Mayweather – Maheeda Says

Nigerian nudist based abroad, Maheeda has given reasons why she desperately wants to bonk American boxer, Floyd Mayweather. One-time Gospel singer-turned nudist, Maheeda in a recent interview with Punch has revealed why she is obsessed with American boxer, Floyd Mayweather. The married woman who is fond of posting her n*de …

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Super Eagles To Receive N20m From Buhari Over Game Victory

Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has applauded Nigeria’s Super Eagles for their massive 4-0 triumph over visiting Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match played at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Friday. The Senior men’s national team will receive N20million Naira …

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