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FIFA uphold Real, Atletico transfer ban

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will be unable to register new players for the next two transfer windows after their appeals to FIFA were rejected on Thursday. The two clubs had been charged with breaching FIFA regulations relating to the …

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Zika: Nigeria fails to monitor Olympic returnees

Despite the warnings from global health authorities that Nigeria may be the first African country to record Zika virus outbreak, the Federal Government missed the opportunity to detect any possible case among those who travelled to Brazil for the just …

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CAF rejects Pinnick’s nomination for FIFA seat

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick, will not vie for a FIFA council seat later this month after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) rejected his nomination for a place in the football’s world governing body. The elections into …

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2016 Paralympics Games: Team Nigeria arrives Rio

  The Nigeria’s contingent to the 2016 Paralympic Games has arrived in Rio, Brazil. The 35-member contingent departed Abuja on September 1 A statement issued by the Special Assistant, Media, to Solomon Dalung, Minister of Youth and Sports, Nneka Anibeze, …

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NFF Has Not Been Fair To Siasia – Dalung

Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has said the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has not been fair to the Under-23 coach, Samson Siasia who quit the team during the week. Speaking to State House Correspondents after a private meeting …

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Siasia Resigns As Nigeria U-23 Football Team Coach

Samson Siasia has resigned as the coach of Nigeria’s U-23 football team because of what he describes as “a disrespectful system”. Siasia, the most decorated African coach at the Rio-Olympics, having also won a silver medal in Beijing in 2008, …

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Ronaldo crowned UEFA best

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on Thursday after winning both last season’s Champions League and Euro 2016 with Portugal. Ronaldo, 31, received the accolade for the second time in his career after …

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CR7 WINS UEFA BEST PLAYER AWARD 2015/2016

NIJA EYE Real Madrid and Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo this evening defeated Antoinne Griezmann of Atletico Madrid/ France and Gareth Bale of Real Madrid/ Wales to win the prestigious UEFA best player award 2015/2016. Cristiano Ronaldo helped Real Madrid win …

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Moses celebrates Mikel’s Olympic bronze

Super Eagles and  Chelsea winger Victor Moses has celebrated with team-mate John Mikel Obi on his exploits with the Nigeria U-23 team at the Rio 2016 Olympics where they won Nigeria’s only medal at the Games. Nigeria’s John Obi Mikel …

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Dream Team Win First Medal For Nigeria In Rio

The Dream Team VI on Saturday won Nigeria’s only medal at the Rio Olympics. The football team, led by John Mikel, defeated hard-fighting Honduras 3 – 2 to clinch the bronze medal at the Olympic Games. Sadiq Umar scored a …

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