FIFA's ethics committee on Monday banned Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), for one year over misconduct surrounding the country's successful 2006 World Cup bid.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki on Monday admonished football administrators to learn to accept defeat in the interest of the immediate environment and larger society, and not engage in ‘pull-the-house-down’ syndrome when things do not go their way.
Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has appealed to the Senate to creat an enabling environment for his administration to run football in the country.
Serge Aurier's two goals lifted Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-1 victory over Inter Milan on Sunday in an International Champions Cup friendly in Eugene, Oregon.
Manchester United said Monday that its pre-season friendly with Manchester City in Beijing has been cancelled after torrential rains soaked the turf at the Bird's Nest Stadium venue.
Monday, 25 July 2016
25 July 2016, 07:58
Nigerian football fans can look forward to watching an El'Clasico featuring FC Barcelona and Real Madrid live in the flesh after La Liga President, Javier Tebas announced that the two teams will soon be touring Nigeria.
25 July 2016, 08:37
Golden Eaglets Head Coach Manu Garba has for the umpteenth time warned impostors to steer clear of the Nigeria U-17 camp, even as he commended his wards for keeping their record intact after five trial matches.
25 July 2016, 10:36
FIFA President Gianni Infantino, accompanied by Secretary General Fatma Samoura, on Sunday arrived in Abuja on a two-day visit.
25 July 2016, 11:36
Victory for hosts Medeama of Ghana over Young Africans of Tanzania Tuesday will bring them into contention for a CAF Confederation Cup semi-finals place.
Sunday, 24 July 2016
24 July 2016, 14:33
President of FIFA Gianni Infantino and the Secretary General, Fatma Samba Samoura will arrive in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja on Sunday for a two–day working visit.
Saturday, 23 July 2016
23 July 2016, 21:02
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo inaugurated his own hotel on Friday called "CR7" after his initials and shirt number, while the airport on his home island of Funchal was renamed in his honour.
Friday, 22 July 2016
22 July 2016, 13:14
Another big weekend awaits players of Rivers United as they face Sunshine Stars in Akure on match day 28 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
22 July 2016, 14:24
Demba Ba's surgeon arrived in Shanghai and declared he was confident the former Chelsea striker would return to competitive football.
22 July 2016, 16:37
The Nigeria Football Federation has described as no more than tales by moonlight, a report in an African football website that NFF President Amaju Pinnick came close to being impeached at the board’s meeting on Wednesday.
22 July 2016, 17:17
Sam Allardyce is the new England manager after the Football Association officially appointed him on Friday, 10 years after he failed to convince them he was the right man for the job.
22 July 2016, 18:52
Abia Warriors striker, Chinenye Agoha has said that they will give Wikki Tourists a run for their money when the two sides meet in this weekend's week 28 Nigeria Professional Football league encounter in Bauchi.
22 July 2016, 20:19
FIFA ethics judges have opened a case against former executive committee member Worawi Makudi of Thailand, who faces a four-year ban for alleged election forgery and other misconduct.
22 July 2016, 22:35
Barcelona has signed Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes after securing his transfer from rival Spanish club Valencia.
Thursday, 21 July 2016
21 July 2016, 12:14
The Nigeria Football Federation has handed a 7-day ultimatum to the technical committee to shop for another technical adviser for the Super Eagles after Paul Le Guen rejected the job.
21 July 2016, 13:05
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced Total as the official sponsor of the body for the next eight years.
21 July 2016, 14:03
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho admitted on Thursday the club needs one more signing before the season starts but would not confirm it would be record target Paul Pogba.
21 July 2016, 17:28
Borussia Dortmund is bringing back forward Mario Goetze from Bayern Munich.
21 July 2016, 19:35
Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has been named in Nigeria’s squad for the football event at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
21 July 2016, 20:30
Nigeria’s U17 side, Golden Eaglets on Wednesday beat P-Sport Academy 3-0 at the NFF\FIFAGoal Project pitch in Abuja.
21 July 2016, 21:30
The encounter between CAF Champions League hopefuls Enyimba FC and high –flying Rivers United is definitely the pick of the 2016 men’s Federation Cup quarter –final matches.