2014 World Cup Groups. Group A Brazil Croatia Mexico Cameroon Group B Spain Netherlands Chile Australia Group C Colombia Greece Cote d’Ivoire Japan Group D Uruguay England Costa Rica Italy Group E Switzerland Ecuador France Honduras Group F Argentina Bosnia and Hercegovina Iran Nigeria Group G Germany Ghana Portugal USA ... Read More »
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2014 World Cup Groups. Group A Brazil Croatia Mexico Cameroon Group B Spain Netherlands Chile Austra...
Muhammad Ali paid heartfelt tribute and Ashes cricketers donned black armbands Friday as the sports ...
More than 4,000 athletes from 33 states (hosts FCT inclusive) of the federation are expected to part...
The Super Eagles will pocket the sum of $35m should they go on to stun the world by winning the 2014...
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has been named Barclays Manager of the Month for November while the Tyne ...
Muhammad Ali paid heartfelt tribute and Ashes cricketers donned black armbands Friday as the sports world united in respect and mourning after the death of Nelson Mandela. Heavyweight boxing legend Ali said Mandela “taught us forgiveness on a grand scale” as athletes and officials from Australia to Brazil expressed their ... Read More »
More than 4,000 athletes from 33 states (hosts FCT inclusive) of the federation are expected to participate in the maiden National U-17 Youth Games (NYG) in Abuja on Thursday. The chairman of the Local Organising Committee and Director, Grassroots Sports Development at the National Sports Commission (NSC), Alhassan Yakmut, confirmed ... Read More »
The Super Eagles will pocket the sum of $35m should they go on to stun the world by winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. This announcement was made by Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke at a news conference following the Fifa executive committee which ended yesterday. It entails ... Read More »
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has been named Barclays Manager of the Month for November while the Tyne side club’s goalkeeper Tim Krul has been awarded the Player of the Month award. The ‘Magpies’’ notched up four victories on the trot last month, beginning with the 2-0 home win over Chelsea, ... Read More »
Cable network provider, Multichoice Nigeria, says it has partnered with the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to provide coverage of all Super Eagles matches and Federation Cup to Nigerians. Felix Awogu, General Manager, Strategy, Supersport in West Africa, disclosed at a press briefing in Lagos that an agreement ... Read More »
The N50 million Merit Award announced by the League Management Company (LMC) for all the 20 clubs which took part in the 2012/13 Glo Premier League season according to their placement after the Week 38 fixtures have now been credited into their respective bank accounts. Chairman of the LMC, Hon. ... Read More »
Nigeria national football team coach, Stephen Keshi, and his compatriot, Manu Garba, who led the nation’s cadet team to a victorious FIFA Under-17 World Cup campaign in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Coach of the Year award. The duo hopes ... Read More »
South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela, who died aged 95 on Thursday, was a sport-loving father and the sports world mourn him. Mandiba (his clan name), in his lifetime, used sports to unite the blacks and whites in the then apartheid South Africa. Sport has the power to change ... Read More »
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has rolled out the shortlists for the 2013 African Player of the Year and the African Player of the Year (Based in Africa). The final lists were voted by members of the Technical and Development and the Media Committees. Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa, Emmanuel Emenike, ... Read More »
West Brom FC striker Victor Anichebe says he will not be “fighting the world” in a bid to force his way into coach Steve Clarke’s plans. The 25-year-old Nigeria international, who joined the ‘Baggies’ from Everton on transfer deadline-day, opened his goalscoring account on his ninth appearance for the club ... Read More »
The new Nigeria National League (NNL) season has been scheduled to kick-off on January 25, 2014. This was made public according to a communique released after the NNL congress in Abuja on Thursday. Part of the decisions reached at the NNL Assembly stated that the division two league will be ... Read More »
UEFA president Michel Platini has opined that yellow cards could be replaced by a sin-bin. Platini also backed the idea of allowing national cup champions take part in the Champions League. The sin-bin (also known as the penalty box) in Rugby and ice hockey is the area where a player ... Read More »
Coach Stephen Keshi has called up 30 players, while putting six on standby, in preparations for the 3rd African Nations Championship in South Africa, scheduled to take place between Jan. 11 and Feb. 1. Golden Eaglets stars Kelechi Iheanacho, Taiwo Awoniyi and Dele Alampasu have been picked for a training ... Read More »
New Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis earned his first win, thanks to Marouane Chamakh’s goal at Selhurst Park on Tuesday. The Eagles edged Sam Allardyce’s West Ham by a lone goal but a still three points behind fourth from bottom Cardiff. After the Hammers had early control with Mohammed Diame ... Read More »
Three of the 2014 Brazil World Cup Stadiums presently under construction will now miss the year-end deadline earlier set by FIFA. Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba, Curitiba’s Arena da Baixada and Sao Paulo’s Arena Corinthians stadium are all set to miss the 31 December date. The world football governing body also ... Read More »
Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama continued in his imperious form in goal for French Ligue One side Lille by completing 1035 minutes without conceding a goal, eclipsing Salvatore Sirigu’s record in the club’s 1-0 win over Marseille on Tuesday. Nolan Roux scored the all-important match-winner two minutes into time added and ... Read More »
Nigeria have been placed in Pot Two along with the other four African sides and two South American teams for Friday’s World Cup draw at the Costa do Sauipe resort in Brazil. The Super Eagles could face any of the top eight seeds from Pot One. The final World Cup ... Read More »
Manchester United boss David Moyes expects mixed reactions from Everton fans as he prepares to face his former club for the first time since his departure. The Scot left Goodison Park to assume the managerial position at the Premier League champions and was succeeded by Spaniard Roberto Martinez. Stepping into ... Read More »
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany could make a return to first-team football on Wednesday night against West Brom after recovering from a thigh injury he suffered in the club’s 3-1 win over Everton in October. The 27-year-old defender, who has missed ten games on the sideline, has been selected by ... Read More »