Category: Nigeria’s

Nigeria’s Clash Against Cote d’Ivoire Cancelled But Rohr’s Men Will Face Another African… – Soccernet.ng
Clash, Nigeria's

Nigeria’s Clash Against Cote d’Ivoire Cancelled But Rohr’s Men Will Face Another African… – Soccernet.ng

The three-time African champions were scheduled to face their counterparts on the continent next month, but the match has now been cancelled Nigeria’s proposed friendly match against Cote d’Ivoire will not go ahead as planned the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed. The Federation Ivorienne de Football has sent a letter to the NFF, stating…

Read more

Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick refuses to rule out Caf presidency bid – BBC News
Amaju, Nigeria's

Nigeria’s Amaju Pinnick refuses to rule out Caf presidency bid – BBC News

Amaju Pinnick has been the Nigeria Football Federation president since 2014The head of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick seems to be considering a bid to stand in next year’s Confederation of African Football (Caf) presidential elections.Applications to stand in March’s elections are already open and close on 12 November but Pinnick says there are…

Read more

Nigeria’s Kelechi Nwakali: Visa issues nearly derailed my career – BBC News
Kelechi, Nigeria's

Nigeria’s Kelechi Nwakali: Visa issues nearly derailed my career – BBC News

Kelechi Nwakali is hoping that he will have the chance to prove himself at Spanish side HuescaA light seems to have shone at the end of the tunnel for Nigeria’s Kelechi Nwakali, as he attempts to get his career back on track with Spanish side HuescaThe 22-year-old was a 63rd minute substitute in newly-promoted Huesca’s…

Read more

Nigeria’s Oshoala helps Barcelona Women qualify for Champions League semifinal – cgtn.com
Nigeria's, Oshoala

Nigeria’s Oshoala helps Barcelona Women qualify for Champions League semifinal – cgtn.com

Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala in action for Barcelona Women against Atletico Madrid during their UEFA Women’s Champions League quarterfinal. COURTESY: TWITTER/FC Barcelona FemeníBarcelona Women edged Spanish rivals Atletico Madrid Women 1-0 at the Estadio San Mamés in Bilbao, Spain, on Friday to qualify for the Women’s Champions League semifinals. Despite Barcelona’s dominance in the first…

Read more

Nigeria’s Nneka Ede is the first African woman to own a European football club – AS English
Nigeria's, Nneka

Nigeria’s Nneka Ede is the first African woman to own a European football club – AS English

Nigeria’s female entrepreneur Nneka Ede has become the first African woman to own a European football club after she pulled off a deal last June enabling her to own the 108-year-old Lusitano Ginásio Clube that is participating in Campeonato de Portugal (the Portuguese third division). In her own words after becoming the official owner of…

Read more

Looking back on Nigeria’s 2010 World Cup campaign, marred by scandal and controversy – ESPN
looking, Nigeria's

Looking back on Nigeria’s 2010 World Cup campaign, marred by scandal and controversy – ESPN

Apr 29, 2009Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas — For the Oakland Athletics, it was a loss multiplied.Nomar Garciaparra and Mark Ellis appear headed to the disabled list with calf injuries sustained in Oakland’s 5-4 loss to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Also forced to the A’s bench was rookie left-hander Brett Anderson with a blistered…

Read more

Looking back on Nigeria’s 2010 World Cup campaign, marred by scandal and controversy – ESPN
looking, Nigeria's

Looking back on Nigeria’s 2010 World Cup campaign, marred by scandal and controversy – ESPN

Jun 10, 2020Colin UdohSpecial to ESPN CloseItinerant writer. Engineer in a previous incarnation. One time Black Belt. Lover of football, flirter with other sports.Nigerian football has never been inured from controversy, especially at major tournaments.Their first FIFA World Cup appearance in 1994 saw allegations of indulgent behavior come to light post-event; in 1998, players revolted…

Read more

Fixing Nigeria’s Super Eagles starting eleven – Guardian Nigeria
fixing, Nigeria's

Fixing Nigeria’s Super Eagles starting eleven – Guardian Nigeria

Solomon Fowowe returns this week discussing Nigeria starting eleven by coach Gernot Rohr. The German manager is now faced with putting the Super Eagles in good shape after extending his contract for another two years.#SuperEagles #Football #Coronavirus————————————————————————————————✔ Subscribe to The Guardian on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/GuardianNig…✔ Read more news on The Guardian: https://www.guardian.ng/Follow The Guardian Nigeria on…

Read more

Nigeria’s Ighalo hopeful of loan extension at Man United – cgtn.com
Ighalo, Nigeria's

Nigeria’s Ighalo hopeful of loan extension at Man United – cgtn.com

LINZ, AUSTRIA – MARCH 12: (FREE FOR EDITORIAL USE) In this handout image provided by UEFA, Odion Ighalo of Manchester United celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 first leg match between LASK and Manchester United at Linzer Stadion on March 12, 2020 in Linz, Austria. The…

Read more

Nigeria's, Sports

Nigeria’s Sports Ministry Places Late Rashidi Yekini’s Mother On N10,000 Monthly Stipend – SaharaReporters.com

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has placed the mother of late Super Eagles striker, Rashidi Yekini, Alhaja Sikiratu, on a monthly stipend of N10,000.This was disclosed on Wednesday by Olaitan Shittu, a representative of the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, during a visit to Alhaja Yekini in Ijagbo, Kwara State. Shittu also donated…

Read more

Gernot Rohr, Nigeria’s coach, says he won’t ask NFF for contract renewal – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG
Gernot, Nigeria's

Gernot Rohr, Nigeria’s coach, says he won’t ask NFF for contract renewal – Latest News in Nigeria & Breaking Naija News 24/7 | LEGIT.NG

14 hours ago 2255 views by  Ibitoye Shittu – Gernot Rohr has stated that he has not spoken with NFF on contract- Rohr’s current contract with the NFF will expire in three months – The 66-year-old has been Super Eagles gaffer since 2016Gernot Rohr who is the handler of the Super Eagles has reportedly claimed…

Read more

‘Nigeria’s Wing Sensation Needs To Score More’ – :::…The Tide News Online:::… – The Tide
Nigeria's, sensation

‘Nigeria’s Wing Sensation Needs To Score More’ – :::…The Tide News Online:::… – The Tide

The Rivers State Government has insisted that there is no case of Coronavirus in any part of the state, describing claims of the disease in the state as the handiwork of mischief makers. The state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim stated this at a special live radio programme in Port Harcourt, monitored…

Read more

Find out what inspired Nigeria’s new jersey – AOL Footbal
inspired, Nigeria's

Find out what inspired Nigeria’s new jersey – AOL Footbal

In 2018, Naija changed the game with a collection for the ages that set a new standard for how Nike approaches federation design. In 2020, Nigeria picks up right where they left off with a home kit that fuses the traditional aesthetic of an agbada robe with modern football design. The kit’s pattern was hand-drawn…

Read more

Nigeria’s 20th National Sports Festival, Count Down To Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Channels Television
National, Nigeria's

Nigeria’s 20th National Sports Festival, Count Down To Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Channels Television

#ChannelsTv Channels Television Loading… Unsubscribe from Channels Television? Working… 883K Loading… Loading… Working… Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Need to report the video? Sign in to report inappropriate content. Sign in Add translations 78 views Like this video? Sign in to make your…

Read more

Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnadozie signs in France but must wait for debut – BBC Sport
Chiamaka, Nigeria's

Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnadozie signs in France but must wait for debut – BBC Sport

Chiamaka Nnadozie impressed playing for Nigeria at the 2019 Women’s World Cup in FranceNigeria’s Women World Cup goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has joined French club Paris FC Feminines but must return home to complete the necessary paperwork.The 19-year-old has sealed a one-and-a-half-year deal with the club from Nigerian giants Rivers Angels after impressing during last year’s…

Read more