Category Archives: World Cup

Nigeria - African champions

Madagascar officials for Eagles, Malawi WC qualifier

World football-governing body, FIFA, has appointed Madagascan referees to officiate the crucial 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying match between Nigeria and Malawi, at the UJ Esuene Stadium, Calabar on Saturday, more »

Nigeria Super Falcons

Japan friendly for Super Falcons

Eight-time African champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons will face world champions Japan in a two-match friendly series in September. The NFF General Secretary Musa Amadu revealed during the launch of the more »

Coach Stephen Keshi

Keshi owed four months’ salary

Broke Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have admitted they owe coach Stephen Keshi four months’ pay. Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi whose salary is on five million Naira (about $31,000) a month more »

South African football fans with a poster of Nelson Mandela

Nigeria battle Bafana for Mandela Challenge

The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Aminu Maigari have announced that Super Eagles will confront South Africa’s Bafana Bafana on Wednesday August 14. The international friendly match tagged ‘Mandela Challenge’ more »

John Obuh

John Obuh quits U-20′s job

Nigeria Flying Eagles coach, John Obuh, yesterday submitted his resignation letter to the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF after several speculation over his future with the U20′s team. John Obuh lead more »

Late Thompson-Oliha

Flying Eagles to honour late Oliha

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria will wear black arm bands in Tuesday night’s FIFA U20 World Cup game in tribute to former international Thompson Oliha, who passed away on Sunday. more »

Kayode Olarenwaju scored the only goal for Nigeria

Flying Eagles earns round of 16 ticket

Flying Eagles of Nigeria have zoomed into the round of 16 of the Fifa Under 20 World Cup in Turkey courtesy of a lone goal defeat of Korea Republic in more »

Aminu Umar

Flying Eagles Crush Cuba

Nigeria Flying eagles got their campaign back into gear with a 3-0 victory over Cuba in their second group game of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013 becoming the first more »

Aminu Maigari - NFF President

We won’t go back on bonus cut – NFF

Broke Nigeria FA have said they will not back down on slashing the win-bonus of the country’s team “no matter the amount of blackmail”. The Super Eagles flight to Brazil more »

Mikel Obi vs Uruguay on Thursday

Nigeria Eagles lose 2-1 against Uruguay

Uruguay picked up a hugely important three points in Group B of the Confederations Cup as they defeated Nigeria 2-1 at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Diego Forlan marked more »