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The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, has congratulated Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi-Joshua, for his victory against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, thus reclaiming his World Heavyweight titles. Chairman/CEO of NIDCOM, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa gave the commendation in a statement by the Head of Media and Public Relations, Mr […]

Nigeria recorded a thrilling 3-1 victory over Zambia in their second match of this year's U-23 African Cup Of Nations tournament at the All Salam Stadium on Tuesday evening.Coach Imama Amapakabo made changes to the team that lost to Ivory Coast last time out, with Azubuike Okechukwu, Valentine Ozonwafor, Sincere Seth and Bitok Stephen all [...]
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says November's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers fixture schedule facing his side is "not ideal and proper" as he announced a 23-man squad.The Super Eagles open their Group L campaign against neighbours Benin at home on 13 November before travelling to face Lesotho four days later."Our players from Europe will [...]
Nigeria has secured an early qualification into the Round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil following the Golden Eaglets’ dramatic 3-2 win over Ecuador on Tuesday night.Coach Manu Garba’s boys who came from behind to beat Hungary in their opening game of the tournament at the weekend had earlier blown [...]

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured that there will be maximum security, transportation arrangement, accommodation and crowd management in Lagos as Nigeria awaits the hosting of FIFA under Twenty Female World Cup. Governor Sanwo-Olu gave the assurance when the Inspection Team from FIFA led by President, Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick […]

His Excellency Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo – Olu, Governor of Lagos State has approved the Disengagement of Mr. Babatunde Bank Anthony as the Director General of the State Sports Commission, as well as approved the appointment of Mr. OLUWATOYIN GAFAR BOLOWOTAN as the New Director General of the State Sports Commission. In a statement signed […]

Japan beat Scotland 2-1 during the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

The Nigeria’s U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets have qualified for the World Cup holding later in the year in Brazil. The team defeated Angola 1-0 in Tanzania at the ongoing Africa qualifiers. The only goal was scored in the first half through a penalty. The Golden Eaglets dominated the game but lost many goal-scoring opportunities in […]

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will this afternoon open their U-17 African Cup of Nations account as they take on hosts Tanzania in the tournament’s opening game this afternoon. The chief coach of the Golden Eaglets, Manu Garba who admitted that his side may face pressure associated with opening games, said his boys would hold their heads […]

Nigeria has retained her fourth position in Africa but dropped two places from her previous 44th position in FIFA Coca Cola World Rankings released on Thursday. FIFA World food prices rise in January – U.N. FAO Nigeria also retained her 1,427 points from the previous list in December. The first ranking of the year also […]


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