Super Eagles head coach Stephen Keshi has announced he is stepping down as Nigeria coach following the FIFA World Cup defeat to France, and subsequently defender Joseph Yobo, who earned his 100th cap in the game against france has retired from international football. The Super Eagles played very well against...
Blessing Okagbare is continuing her hot winning streak as she wins the women's 100m event at the ongoing 2014 African Athletics Championship in Marrakech, Morocco. She's already a multiple gold medal winner from the just completed commonwealth games where she won gold in 100m finals and 200m also. She also...
As you guys all know Nigeria, the defending champions of the African Nations Cup, have failed to qualify for the 2015 edition of the continental tournament. This came after they drew with South Africa 2-2, last night, and Congo beat Sudan 1-0 to snatch up the 2nd spot. As we...
A loss is difficult in sports but what is acceptable behavior by supporters of a team following a loss. I remember during USA’94, my first real experience of the World Cup, I was so pumped about Nigeria qualifying and playing and stayed up late to watch all our games....
Big Cheers for Blessing Okagbare as she dominated the women's 100m final in Glasgow, winning the gold medal in a Games record time ahead of veteran Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown. She beat out her opponent by breaking the games record and finishing the race in 10.85 seconds. Veronica grabbed the...
The circus of Nigerian football continues, as Stephen Keshi, who was fired a couple of weeks ago, has been rehired as the Super Eagles headcoach for the remaining qualifying games against Congo and South Africa next month. Early this morning, media officer of the Super Eagles, Toyin Ibitoye tweeted that...
After much speculation and delay, it seems like Stephen Keshi has accepted to stay on as the head coach for the Super Eagles. According to reports from africanfootball.com, "Stephen Keshi sent an official notice to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) today, formally confirming that he will stay on to...
Nigerian weightlifter Chika Amalaha won gold medal in the  ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland  after pulling a total of 196 points in snatch and clean and jerk in the 53kg class to beat her competitors from New Guinea & India who picked the silver & bronze medals. The...
There had been rumors since yesterday that the super hero goal keeper for Nigeria, Vincent Enyeama might be quitting International football. This comes just hours after the head coach Stephen Keshi resigned, and the captain Joseph Yobo resigned. In the video which was recorded by KickOffNigeria he said "It's a...
Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare who won gold in the women’s 100m race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, has made Nigeria proud again by winning another gold for women's 200m race. She won the race in 22.25 seconds.  
We might have a reason why the super eagles players looked very uninterested during their match against Iran. They could possibly have just been done with some in-house war of words with Senate President, David Mark over 25% of their match bonuses ($8m in total) The Punch Reports: Senate President, David...
And so it happens again with yet another one of our African countries. Reports coming from multiple sources have it that the Nigeria squad has cancelled their training session set for today due to a dispute over World Cup appearance fees and bonuses. Apparently, the bonuses were not met. Prior to...
Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike says he is now a Muslim. According to Turkish daily Fanatik, Emenike had failed to join the squad up for breakfast on Saturday. Following Fenerbache coach Vitor Pereira’s probe into why he didn’t show up for breakfast on Saturday, Emenike replied “I’m fasting.” But when Pereira replied:...
Blessing Okagbare and her husband have had their honeymoon plans ruined a denied entry into the United States, the VanguardNGR reports. The couple who just got married a couple of weeks ago, had planned to travel to Los Angeles where Blessing is based but her husband, Igho Otegheri was denied...
The Glo CAF Awards concluded just a few minutes ago with many award winners across the continent. The biggest award however went to Ivory Coast Midfielder Yaya Toure as he claimed the African Football Player of the year, beating out Nigerian Goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama. Yaya Toure competed in the World...
It has been coming for a while, and now FIFA has come down on the Nigeria Football Federation for what it deemed as interference of the government in the football activities. Reuters Sports broke the news via their twitter handle This all came about after the NFF president, and executive committee...

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