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Nigeria Defeats Burundi 1-0 in FIFA U-20 Women Qualifiers

Nigeria’s Under 20 Women’s football team, the Falconets on Sunday defeated Burundi 1-0 in the first leg of their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup final qualifying round fixture played in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Nigeria will now face Burundi in the second leg encounter at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Jan. 20, for […]

NFF Has No Money To Pay Off Peseiro

After two poor performances in the World Cup qualifiers, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) would happily fire its coach JosĂ© Peseiro if it had the money to pay compensation. NFF member Nse Essien, who is part of the NFF executive committee, told this to newsmen to express the disappointment of the federation over the male […]

Nigeria Begin 2026 World Cup Qualifiers On Shaky Note With Draw Against Lesotho

Nigeria’s dreams of a World Cup return started on a shaky footing with a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Lesotho.  Lesotho – ranked 153rd globally; 113 below Nigeria – took the lead in the 56th minute against the run of play at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State But 11 minutes […]

Super Eagles Of Nigeria Begin 2026 World Cup Qualifiers Against Crocodiles Of Lesotho

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are set to return to action in this window of the international break with the aim of qualifying for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Nigeria’s senior national team will play against Lesotho and Zimbabwe, respectively. The Super Eagles play the Crocodiles of Lesotho today, Thursday, November 16, with kick-off set […]

Cole Palmer, Rico Lewis And Ezri Konsa Get First England Call-ups

Rico Lewis, Cole Palmer and Ezri Konsa have been called up to the England senior squad for the first time. Chelsea forward Palmer and Man City defender Lewis have been elevated from the U21s squad for the Euro 2024 qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia. Meanwhile, Aston Villa defender Konsa, who won the Under-20s World […]

World Cup Qualifiers: Super Eagles Camp Opens, Lesotho Arrive

The camp of the Super Eagles in Uyo has opened ahead of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe as the invited players begin to troop in on the back of impressive performances for their respective clubs. Meanwhile, Boavista’s left-back Bruno Onyemaechi faces uncertainty in Nigeria’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign as […]

2023WWC: Super Falcons Draw England In Round Of 16

The Super Falcons will face England in the round of 16 at the 2023 Women’s World Cup. Nigeria finished runners-up in Group B with five points after a goalless draw with Ireland yesterday, while England thrashed China 6-1 today to confirm the matchup. England, the European champions, finished winners of Group D with nine points […]