FIFA Rankings: Super Eagles Crash 14 Places To 57th Position

The Super Eagles of Nigeria has dropped 14 places to the 57th position in the latest monthly ranking released by the world’s football governing body, FIFA, in Zurich, Switzerland. The Super Eagles 2-nil victory against Chad in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in June had no effect in

Nigeria Crash To 57th Place On FIFA Ranking


Taiwo Adelu It was a free fall for Nigeria on the latest ranking for the month of July as released by the world’s football governing body, FIFA. The country’s senior national team, the Super Eagles, which were 43rd in June, dropped 14 places to number 57 in the latest ranking

NFF In Talks With Oliseh For Super Eagles Coaching Job

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has now confirmed it is in talks with former Super Eagles’ Captain Sunday Oliseh over vacant Super Eagles coaching job. Oliseh is expected to come with a foreign technical assistant, whose job description will centre around development programmes, and will work with clubs’ youth teams

NFF Mandates Amodu To Work With Keshi

NFF Technical Director, Amodu Shaibu The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that Super Eagles Chief Coach, Stephen Keshi, will work with the federation’s Technical Study Group.

CAF bans Onazi for 2 matches

Ogenyi Onazi The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slammed a two-match ban on Super Eagles’ midfielder Ogenyi Onazi over his sending-off in Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Chad.

AFCON ’17 Qualifiers: Nigeria Thrash Chad 2-0


The AFCON 2017 qualifiers is getting off to a full swing and Nigeria faced Chad yesterday at the uneven pitch in Kaduna. The first time both sides will be meeting, even though they are next door neighbors.

Super Eagles’ Benchwarmers Worry Keshi


The performance of Nigerian players especially those in the Super Eagles in their respective clubs abroad has been a source of worry to returnee Chief Coach, Stephen Keshi. Keshi said that he was concerned that most of these players are not getting regular playing time in their clubs in the

‘Keshi Will Fail Nigeria Again’


Former Nigerian international, Jonathan Akpoborie,  said on Brila FM early today that Chief Coach of the Super Eagles Stephen Keshi has not improved in any way and will fail to deliver the goods once again. Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, on Tuesday gave Keshi a new two-year deal and Akpoborie believes

Keshi Signs New Contract As Super Eagles Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation has re-engaged Mr Stephen Keshi as the Head Coach of the Super Eagles. At a contract signing ceremony in Abuja, the Acting President of the federation, Mr Seyi Akinwunmi, said that the federation remains committed to the development of football in Nigeria.

Keshi Apologizes to Nigerians

The re-engaged coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, has appealed to Nigerian football fans to forgive the technical crew and the team for failing to qualify for the last Nations Cup. Speaking to Channels Television in Abuja, Mr Keshi said that his second coming as the Head Coach of

Kanu Writes Off Eagles


Former Nigerian international and ex-Arsenal star, Kanu Nwankwo has written off the current Nigeria national team, the Super Eagles, saying that the team are “not yet super”. Kanu, however, predicted that the side will turn the corner sooner rather than later.

Nigeria Vs Uganda: New Eagles Face Baptism Of Fire


Nigeria are expected to hand debuts to several of the country’s exciting new stars when they battle the Cranes of Uganda in a friendly on Wednesday at the Uyo Stadium, Akwa Ibom State. The match starts by 6p.m.

Ghana Football Players to receive Cherokee Jeep & Additional $25,000 Reward for Placing 2nd in AFCON 2015!

Jeep-Cherokee-150x1501 recently reported that the Ghana Football Team Players referred to as the “Black Stars” will each be receiving a brand new Jeep Cherokee that costs $76,000 and an additional $25,000 for placing second at the recently concluded 2015 African Cup of Nations (AFCON). It was also reported that each of the 23 players

Ivory Coast defeats Ghana to win 1st Africa Cup of Nations since 1992!


Ivory Coast defeated Ghana to win the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), in a penalty shootout, beating Ghana 9-8 on penalties. after neither team could score a goal throughout the match. This victory for Ivory Coast is a special and dramatic one as it represents the team’s first Africa Cup of Nations

AFCON 2015: Ghana thrashes Equatorial Guinea to Proceed to Final, amid Chaotic Violence!


The semi-final match on Thursday between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament resulted in a tumultuous violence where the Ghanaian players and supporters were attacked with bottles and other projectiles and the game had to be stopped for about 30 minutes for riot police

AFCON 2015: Yaya Toure leads Ivory Coast into final

Ivory Coast will now wait to face whoever emerges winner in the Thursday’s other semifinal game between Ghana and hosts Equatorial Guinea The post AFCON 2015: Yaya Toure leads Ivory Coast into final appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Ghana and Ivory Coast progress to Semi-final in AFCON 2015!


On Sunday’s 1st of February match for the AFCON qualifying round, Ghana beat Guinea 3 – 0 to progress to the semi-final. On the other match, Ivory Coast also defeated Algeria 3 – 1 to qualify for the next round. The first scorer for Ghana was Christian Atsu, who is attached to