• NFF boss confirms Egypt friendly called off

    NFF boss confirms Egypt friendly called off

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has confirmed a proposed friendly against AFCON-bound Egypt will no longer be played in January.

    He said the friendly was off because there were some conditions Nigeria could not meet like parading the country’s top Europe-based professionals as it will not be a FIFA-friendly window.

    Pinnick said they are now shopping for other friendlies for the Super Eagles as a result of this cancellation.

    Egypt were earlier due to take on Nigeria in a […]

  • Nigerian clubs share 240 million Naira loot recovered by anti-graft EFCC

    Nigerian clubs share 240 million Naira loot recovered by anti-graft EFCC

    Top Nigerian clubs including Nembe City have been paid their share of 240 million Naira recovered by anti-graft agency EFCC from a television broadcast agent.

    The cash was paid into the Club Owners Association account.

    EFCC are set to recover another 100 million Naira from the TV broadcast agent as well as a former sponsor of the league.

    The clubs to benefit from this largesse will be those who featured in the now defunct Nigeria Premier League (NPL).

    It was also understood that some […]

  • Taribo West likens himself to Leon Balogun

    Taribo West likens himself to Leon Balogun

    The former Nigerian international has compared himself with the Mainz defender following his brilliant performances whenever he wears the Super Eagles’ jersey.

    Taribo West has praised Leon Balogun for the tidy defending role he plays in Gernot Rohr’s team, confessing that whenever he sees Balogun play, he reminds him of his playing days.

    Following Nigeria’s win over Algeria, the former Inter Milan defender reserved some comments for the German-born Nigerian who shows a degree of leadership in the defence.

    Since making his debut […]

  • Super Eagles earn $30,000 cash gift for Algeria defeat

    Super Eagles earn $30,000 cash gift for Algeria defeat

    Gernot Rohr’s men will earn 30,000 dollars cash reward for putting three goals past the Greens in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier victory at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium.

    Nigeria ‘s senior national team will pocket $30,000 as a cash reward for recording a 3-1 victory in the 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier clash against Algeria on Saturday.

    Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state had promised to pay Gernot Rohr’s men $10,000 for each goal they score against the Greens during a visit […]

  • Eagles bonuses to be paid into their accounts – official

    Eagles bonuses to be paid into their accounts – official

    Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) officials have assured they have got approval for the Super Eagles to be paid $10,000-a-man for the two wins against Zambia and Algeria, but the cash will be transferred to their accounts.

    Each player received 350,000 Naira as training camp allowance for the Algeria match after the stipend was increased from 20,000 Naira a day to 50,000 Naira.

    They also got cash for a return ticket Lagos-Abuja.

    “We have got the approval for their bonuses, which will be paid […]

  • Eagles will continue to take the race one match at a time- Amaju Pinnick

    Eagles will continue to take the race one match at a time- Amaju Pinnick

    NFF President Amaju Pinnick celebrated three precious points but insisted that the Eagles will continue to take the 2018 World Cup qualifying race one match at a time.

    “This victory is very, very sweet. But as I said after the match in Zambia, this is a marathon. We have now won two matches out of six, and as a result of the draw between Cameroon and Zambia, we are looking very good on top.

    “The best approach is to keep focus, to […]

  • NFF officials forfeit extacode for Super Eagles allowances – Pinnick

    NFF officials forfeit extacode for Super Eagles allowances – Pinnick

    President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has said he and his colleagues in the executive committee, have forfeited their extacode and allowances for the Super Eagles’ sake.

    The federation is facing financial challenges at the moment and needed a N100 million bailout from the government last month, to prosecute the team’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in Zambia.

    Pinnick has now claimed they have now made personal sacrifices for the Eagles, ahead of this Saturday’s clash against Algeria in Uyo.

    “We […]

  • NFF seeks funds for World Cup qualifier

    NFF seeks funds for World Cup qualifier

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appealed to well-meaning Nigerians and corporate organisations to come to its aid as the country prepares to play the Desert Warriors of Algeria in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Uyo on November 12.

    Mohammed Sanusi, General Secretary of NFF who made the appeal in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) noted that arrangements have been made for adequate security but noted that funds would go a long way […]

  • Finally!! NFF Pays Siasia Outstanding Five Months Salaries

    Finally!! NFF Pays Siasia Outstanding Five Months Salaries

    The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has paid former Nigeria coach, Samson Siasia, his outstanding five months salaries.

    According to sources in the Glass House, Siasia and current Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, are no longer being owed by the federation.

    “Yea, I have gotten my salaries, thank you,” Siasia confirmed to our News sportsmen.

    In September, Siasia handed the NFF a two-week ultimatum, to pay up or he would disrupt the Eagles’ 2018 World Cup preparations.

    He told the BBC at the time: […]

  • Beating Algeria in the hands of Super Eagles – NFF c’ttee

    Beating Algeria in the hands of Super Eagles – NFF c’ttee

    The Nigeria Football Federation Technical Committee, has declared that all ground works and logistics needed by the coach Gernot Rohr led Super Eagles to succeed in next month make or mar 2018 World Cup qualifier showdown between the Super Eagles and the Les Fennecs of Algeria, billed to hold in Uyo Akwa Ibom State, have been Concluded.

    Speaking yesterday, member of the Technical Committee, Christian Chukwu, stated that the teams quest to secure maximum three points in the encounter, now depends […]

  • NFF settles Samson Saisia’s outstanding five months salaries

    NFF settles Samson Saisia’s outstanding five months salaries

    Former Nigeria U23 coach Samson Siasia has received his outstanding five months salaries from the Nigeria Football Federation, according to report.

    Sources in the NFF had revealed that the former Dream Team VI coach and Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr were no longer owed by the nation’s football body.

    “Yea, I have gotten my salaries, thank you,” Siasia confirmed.

    Siasia had handed the NFF a two-week ultimatum to pay after shelving threats of disrupting the Super Eagles’ World Cup