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NPFL: 3SC mauls Kano Pillars 4-0 in Ibadan

Jimoh Wasiu of Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan on Sunday thrashed Kano Pillars Football Club by 4-0 in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match day 33. The Ibadan club scored first through Ifegwu Ojukwu and Ajani Ibrahim in the 8th and 29th minutes respectively Sunday Adetunji scored a brace in the 48th and 64th minute […]

Nigeria’s U-23 team finally leaves Atlanta

Nigeria’s U-23 football team has finally left Atlanta for their onward journey to the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The team moved out of their base in Atlanta after the settlement of their flight payments. Nigeria, who won gold in the Olympic football event in 1996, are in Group B alongside Japan, Colombia and Sweden. The […]

Pictures: Stephen Keshi’s funeral rites

Children of Stephen Keshi at the funeral service

The final journey home for late Super Eagles chief coach and renowned football tactician, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, began on Thursday in Benin City, Edo State. The funeral rites began with a service at the St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Benin, the Edo State capital. Present were family members, top members of the Nigeria Football Federation, […]

Nigerian club sides pay referees to win matches – FC Zamfara coach

NPFL referees

The Coach of FC Zamfara of Gusau, Alhassan Muhammed, has alleged that club sides in the country do give referees money to win matches. Muhammed disclosed in Ilorin on Sunday while reacting to his team’s 1-4 loss to Kwara United on Saturday. He alleged that it was the centre referee that helped them to win. […]

Sudan edge out Nigeria 4-3 in Africa U-20 Nations Cup qualifier

Nigeria's squad for African-U20-Championship

Sudan edge out Nigeria 4-3 in Africa U-20 Nations Cup qualifier. Details soon.

Flying Eagles draw 2-2 with Remo Stars in friendly

Flying Eagles

The Flying Eagles on Wednesday tested their strength in friendly game with Remo Stars of Shagamu in Lagos, ending the match for their build-up to Sundays qualifier 2-2. The game was part of the build-up matches to the crucial qualifier against Sudan in the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday. The Nduka Ugbade-coached Remo […]

Heartland FC Coach Alphonsus Dike quits amid crisis

Coach Alphonsus Dike of Heartland FC

The Technical Adviser of Heartland FC of Owerri, Alphonsus Dike, says he has resigned following irreconcilable differences with the club’s management. The coach disclosed on Tuesday in Lagos that he was resigning because the “they are not ready to do my bidding’’. Dike took over from Bethel Orji on February 28 following the club’s poor […]



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