By Godwin Aikigbe Nigeria striker, Aby Azeez is happy to take his Beach Soccer tally to 103, as Nigeria pick a ticket to next year’s World Cup finals in Paraguay after 7-6 victory against Egypt on Wednesday at Laguna Vista Stadium, Sharm El Sheikh.. The 24-year-old ranked among the top 50 Best Beach Soccer players
By Godwin Aikigbe South Africa coach Desiree Ellis is looking to inflict a second successive defeat on Nigeria during Saturday’s Total Africa Women Cup of Nations final in Ghana. Bayana Bayana has edged the Super Falcons in a Group B clash and defeated Mali 2-0 at the semi-finals on Tuesday to set up a mouthwatering
By Godwin Aikigbe Leicester City midfield enforcer Wilfred Ndidi says his team did not settle for a point despite having 10 men for over an hour against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday. The Nigeria international told LCFC TV: “We will take this one because we fought hard for it, we could’ve asked for more
By Godwin Aikigbe Nigeria striker, Asisat Oshoala is not carried away by her hat-trick, which fetched her Total Woman of the Match award in their 6-0 whitewash of Equatorial Guinea on Saturday. The China-based reigning African Woman Player of the Year was without a goal in their first opening Group matches against South Africa and
By Godwin Aikigbe Defending champions, Nigeria will on Tuesday face Cameroon at the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations semi-finals in a repeat of the 2016 final. The Super Falcons easily thumped Equatorial Guinea 6-0 on Saturday to join South Africa and Mali in the last four after the completion of the group stage on Saturday.
By Godwin Aikigbe The first Africa Best 11 will be announced in Dakar on January 8th at the annual award ceremony of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) According to Thursday’s release on the official website of the continental football body, the Best Africa 11 vote was announced by FIFPro and CAF in October as
By Godwin Aikigbe Kelechi Nwakali is happy to be back in training with Porto II after being sidelined by injury for two weeks. The 20-year-old revealed this on Instagram on Thursday, buttressing his statement with a picture with two of his team-mates in the team’s dressing room. “First training since two weeks good to be
By Godwin Aikigbe Enyimba international’s chances of reaching the final of CAF Confederation Cup suffered a huge blow on Wednesday after going down 1-0 to Raja Casablanca in the semi-finals, first leg encounter in Aba. Abdelilah Hafidi’s 48th minute goal made the difference as the North Africans secured a win that will make the
BY Abayomi Johnson After his brace against Tottenham at Wembley on Wednesday night, Lionel Messi has closed the gap in the race to be the Champions League’s all-time top scorer. The current leader is Cristiano Ronaldo, who is yet to get off the mark in this season’s competition and was suspended for Juventus’ match
By Abayomi Johnson Registration for the maiden edition of Nigeria All-Stars Football Festival (Lagos Chapter) is ongoing. Nigerian football fans will in December avail themselves the opportunity to watch their football heroes, who made the Nigerian league must-watch in the 80s and 90s strut their stuffs at NITEL mini stadium in Cappa, Oshodi, Lagos State.