• WCQ: NFF can fire me if Eagles fail to qualify – Rohr tells FIFA

    WCQ: NFF can fire me if Eagles fail to qualify – Rohr tells FIFA

    Perhaps for the first time in many years of engaging foreign coaches, the Nigerian football governing body may have signed what looks a favourable contract.

    The 63-year old Franco-German coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has revealed to a FIFA publication, “FIFA 1904” in its current edition that his contract is tied to the success of Nigeria qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

    “If the team doesn’t make it to Russia, the FA can terminate my contract on the spot. That […]

  • 22 ex-militants qualify as aircraft engineers

    22 ex-militants qualify as aircraft engineers

    The Presidential Amnesty Office on Friday said 22 beneficiaries of its foreign education programme had graduated as Aircraft Maintenance Engineers and had returned to the country.

    The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and the Coordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

    He said the beneficiaries were trained at the Royal Jordanian Air Academy and were equipped with EASA licence on return, adding that without […]

  • I can qualify Nigeria for World Cup – Yusuf

    I can qualify Nigeria for World Cup – Yusuf

    Salisu Yusuf, the interim Super Eagles coach, has revealed that he has what it takes to qualify Nigeria for the 2018 FIFA World, which prompted him to apply for Eagles top.

    Yusuf recently won two friendly matches against Mali and Luxembourg and he has now said he was convinced that under him, Nigeria can go past a difficult qualifying group that has Algeria, Cameroon and Zambia.

    “If I were not convinced that I can qualify Nigeria to the next World Cup, I […]

  • Eagles can qualify for 2018 World Cup – Leon Balogun

    Eagles can qualify for 2018 World Cup – Leon Balogun

    Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, believes Nigeria will book a place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

    He says although the round to qualification might be tough he also noted that it is the hard road that leads to success.

    He, however, wants the team to take every opportunity at their disposal to ensure they book a spot at the world’s most prestigious tournament.

    The 3-time African champions have been drawn in what is seen as a tough group that parades […]

  • Super Falcons qualify for African Women Championship

    Super Falcons qualify for African Women Championship

    Nigeria has qualified for the 2016 African Women’s Cup of Nations, after they claimed a 2-0 win over Senegal at the National Stadium, Abuja on Tuesday evening.

    The Super Falcons achieved qualification, thanks to a 3-1 aggregate score.

    After they were held to a 1-1 draw in Dakar by the Terranga Lionesses, Nigeria completely dominated their visitors in the return leg.

    Despite Asisat Oshoala’s early penalty miss, Rita Chikwelu opened scoring for Florence Omagbemi’s ladies. Igbinovia Osarenoma scored the second goal of the […]