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Nkwocha Set To Be Named Falcons Coach

Ex Super Falcons striker, Perpetua Nkwocha could emerge as the new coach of the Nigerian female senior team according to reports in the glass house. The four-time CAF Women's Footballer of the Year, Nkwocha has...

Watch: Turkish Player Kicks Opponent in the Head

The Under 17 Dream Team IV just finished winning the AFCON championship that gave them entry into the qualifiers of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. The Super Eagles are struggling and just lost their head...

Nigeria’s Abiodun Baruwa Relishes in France 98’ World Cup Memories

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Abiodun Baruwa has disclosed that playing at the 1998 FIFA World Cup was the high point of his football career. Fondly known as 'Omo Alhaja', Baruwa was a stand-in player for...

The Lagos Derby is Back Sunday July 3

Mountain of Fire Miracles Ministry Football Club will be hoping to compound the woes of Ikorodu United in the Nigerian Professional Football League at the Agege Township Stadium in Sunday's Lagos Derby. The last time...

Salisu Yusuf May Lead Super Eagles in 2018 World Cup Qualifiers

After two impressive results which saw the team beat Mali 1-0 and Luxembourg 3-1 in two international friendlies, Nigerianreporter.com got the scoop from a reliable source in the Nigeria Football Federation that the football house have...

Exclusive: Pharaohs Map Out Game Plan Against Super Eagles

If reports reaching Nigerianreporter.com are anything to believe, then the Super Eagles must brace themselves ahead of the 2017 African Cup of Nations double-header clash against the Pharaohs of Egypt as the North Africans have...

Foreign Players Will Join Falcons Camp Soon – Chiejine

Super Falcons assistant coach, Anne Chiejine has confirmed that there won't be a problem releasing invited foreign based players through their respective clubs in Europe. The former Falcons goalie has been with the team at the FIFA...

Twitter Rush: Famous Africans Pay Tribute to the Late Muhammad Ali

African celebrities and footballers continue to pour in their heartfelt messages to one of the world's greatest boxers, Muhammad Ali, who passed on Friday after battling with Parkinson's disease. Ali, 74, died Friday night at...

Say What Now: International Striker Odion Ighalo Blames Frequent Travel for Goalless Games

Super Eagles striker, and Watford FC forward, Odion Ighalo, has blamed his inability not to extend his goal scoring tally to an international break. Ighalo who started the season in the Premier League like a...

Nigeria’s U-23 Dream Team Beats Brazil 1-0

  Nigeria's U-23 team defeated their Brazilian U-23 counterpart 1-0 in an international friendly that was played on Friday morning at the Estádio Kléber Andrade (Kléber Andrade Stadium), in Cariacica, Espirito Santo. The solitary goal was...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...