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Nigeria ranks 30th in latest FIFA men’s world ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles dropped two places in the latest FIFA ranking, but the three-time African champions are still far ahead of their West African rivals Ghana

Nigeria’s Super Eagles dropped two places in the latest FIFA ranking, but the three-time African champions are still far ahead of their West African rivals Ghana.  The Super Eagles were ranked 28th in the world in the February ranking but dropped to 30th in the ranking released on April 4, 2024, following the team’s mixed […]

Super Eagles Will Bounce Back From Mali Loss –Dosu

Former Nigerian international, Dosu Joseph has assured that the Super Eagles will recover from their loss against Mali ahead of the 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers slated for June.  Recall that Nigeria lost 2-0 to Mali on Tuesday in the second friendly game, few days after defeating Ghana 2-1. In a chat with the press, […]

Mali defeats Super Eagles in int’l friendly

The Eagles of Mali defeated Nigeria’s Super Eagles 2-0 in a friendly game in Marrakech, Morocco last night

The Eagles of Mali defeated Nigeria’s Super Eagles 2-0 in a friendly game in Marrakech, Morocco last night. Goals in each halves by El Bilal Toure and Kamory Doumbia sealed the win for Mali. The last time Mali defeated the Super Eagles was on 5th September 1975 also in a friendly which ended 4-1. Prior […]

Bassey To Miss Super Eagles’ Friendly Game Against Mali With Injury

Calvin Bassey is set to miss the Super Eagles friendly game against Eagles of Mali due to injury.

Calvin Bassey is set to miss the Super Eagles friendly game against Eagles of Mali due to injury. Bassey did not feature in Friday’s friendly game against Ghana’s Black Stars which the Eagles won 2-1. The Fulham defender was on the bench for 90 minutes as the trio of debutant Benjamin Tanimu, Chidozie Awaziem and […]

NFF confirms Finidi George as Super Eagles interim coach

Former Nigeria forward Finidi George will be in charge of the Super Eagles when they confront West African arch-rivals Ghana in an international friendly in Marrakech on Friday. The 52-year-old has been appointed by the NFF to hold the reins in the meantime as a group of 22 players take on Ghana and Mali in […]

NFF names two new players for Ghana, Mali friendlies in Morocco

England-based defender Gabriel Osho and Tanzania-based Benjamin Tianimu have joined the super eagles team

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has named two new players to join the Super Eagles squad ahead of two scheduled friendly matches in March. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that England-based defender Gabriel Osho and Tanzania-based Benjamin Tianimu are teaming up with the group for the first time. Nigeria will take on Ghana’s […]

Super Eagles friendly with Argentina cancelled over administrative issue

The scheduled friendly match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Albiceleste of Argentina has been cancelled. The Argentinian Football Association (AFA) had earlier announced the fixture against Nigeria at the Olympics Sports Center stadium in Hangzhou, China, as part of a tour between March 18 and 26. However, in a statement on its […]

Super Eagles of Nigeria Move 14 Places Up In FIFA Ranking, now 3rd in Africa

Nigeria’s Super Eagles dropped two places in the latest FIFA ranking, but the three-time African champions are still far ahead of their West African rivals Ghana

The Super Eagles are now 14 places higher in the latest FIFA ranking following a great showing at the just-concluded 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The latest move makes the Super Eagles Africa’s number three team only behind Morocco (who are 12th) and Senegal, who are ranked 17th. Nigeria displaced Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, […]

Tinubu confers national honour of MON on Super Eagles players

President Bola Tinubu has conferred the national honour of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) on every member of the Super Eagles that participated at the just concluded African Cup of Nations. President Bola Tinubu is presently hosting Nigeria’s national football team, the Super Eagles, at the Council Chambers of the State House. […]

Presidency commends Super Eagles after AFCON Final Loss

Following the conclusion of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Côte d’Ivoire, Vice President Kashim Shettima has expressed his commendation for the Super Eagles, acknowledging their remarkable skills displayed throughout the tournament, despite losing the cup to the host nation. Addressing the Super Eagles team after the match in Côte d’Ivoire, Vice President Shettima […]