The rise of Victor Osimhen
Published: July 09, 2024
Victor Osimhen is one of the hottest strikers in world football right now. He was named Serie A Footballer of the Year and won the Capocannoniere in 2023 for finishing as the top scorer in the Italian Serie A that season. But how did he get here? Let’s look at the rise of Victor Osimhen. Victor was born in Lago...
Bayern new boy Olise named in France squad for Olympics, Chelsea midfielder Ugochukwu alternate list 
Published: July 08, 2024
France U23 coach Thierry Henry has announced his squad list for the 2024 Olympic Games, with two Super Eagles-eligible players in contention to represent the 1984 champions. The Arsenal legend has named two goalkeepers, six defenders, five midfielders and five attackers to the 18-player roster, while one goalkeeper...
'My teammates noticed I was a little bit shaky' - Onyemaechi shares advice he received from Ndidi on Nigeria debut 
Published: July 06, 2024
Boavista defender Bruno Onyemaechi has confessed that he was quaking in his boots when he made his debut for the Super Eagles in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against São Tomé and Príncipe in September 2023. The former Golden Eaglets skipper earned his first Nigeria call-up for a high-profile fri...
Blow for Nigeria as key midfielder Halimatu Ayinde withdraws from Olympics squad due to injury 
Published: July 04, 2024
The Super Falcons have been dealt a great blow ahead of the 2024 Paris Olympics Games which will start this month. This is due to midfielder Halimatu Ayinde being ruled out of the tournament due to an injury which she picked up during a training session with her club side FC Rosengård. The 29-year-old was among ...
2025 AFCONQ draw: Super Eagles to face 2026 WCQ foes Benin and Rwanda; Libya also in Group D 
Published: July 04, 2024
The Super Eagles have been placed in Group D for the 2025 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, alongside familiar opponents Republic of Benin and Rwanda, who are also in the same group with Nigeria in the qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup. The draw ceremony, held at the SuperSport studio in Johannesburg, South Africa,...
Nigeria squad announcement: NWSLers Oshoala, Alozie, Payne, Kanu named to 18-player Olympic roster
Published: July 03, 2024
Super Falcons' American football tactician Randy Waldrum has included four NWSLers in his squad list for the 2024 Olympic Games.  They are: Michelle Alozie (Houston Dash), Nicole Payne (Portland Thorns), Asisat Oshoala (Bay FC) and Uchenna Kanu (Racing Louisville).  The quartet have been named alongside 14...
'I begged them' - Oliseh reveals NFF instructed him not to invite Mikel, Emenike, Enyeama to Super Eagles 
Published: July 02, 2024
Former Super Eagles midfielder Sunday Oliseh has shed light on the difficulties he faced during his tenure as the head coach of the Nigerian national team.  Speaking in an interview session on Elegbete TV on YouTube, Oliseh detailed the numerous obstacles he encountered, including issues with certain players and a ...
Sunday Oliseh names Boniface among the two best Super Eagles players in no-holds-barred interview
Published: July 02, 2024
In a no-holds-barred interview with Elegebete TV Sports, Nigeria legend Sunday Oliseh bared his mind on a variety of issues, including his ongoing feud with former Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, his time with the national team, the resignation of Finidi George as coach of the Super Eagles and touched on two curren...
Olympic roster controversy: Ordega speaks out, shares conversation with Super Falcons coach Waldrum 
Published: July 01, 2024
CSKA Moscow striker Francisca Ordega has moved quickly to deny viral reports in the local media claiming that she is trying to secure a spot in the Super Falcons 2024 Olympics squad by force.  There were allegations that two senior officials of the Nigeria Football Federation were attempting to pressure coach Rand...
Meet Rose Adewusi: The Anderlecht forward capped by Belgium at youth level but eligible for Super Falcons
Published: July 01, 2024
In a bid to strengthen their squad, Belgian giants RSC Anderlecht Women announced the capture of talented Super Falcons-eligible forward Rose Adewusi in May. Anderlecht are the defending champions of the Lotto Super League which is the Women's top-tier division in Belgium and have remarkably won the title for th...
Victor Osimhen: Nigeria's rising star in European football
Published: June 27, 2024
Victor Osimhen’s journey in football began in Lagos, Nigeria. Growing up in a challenging environment, his early life was marked by determination and a love for football. He honed his skills playing on the streets and eventually joined the Ultimate Strikers Academy in Lagos.  He quickly caught the eye of scouts, ...
Ex-Real Madrid star pours cold water on mischievous reports claiming he's open to coaching Super Eagles
Published: June 27, 2024
Former Real Madrid star and La Liga ambassador, Mutiu Adepoju has moved quickly to dismiss mischievous reports of him interested in coaching the Super Eagles. The Nigeria coaching job is vacant at the moment following the resignation of Finidi George in the aftermath of the Super Eagles' disappointing results ...
'Has the right to be annoyed' - NFF member gives honest verdict on Osimhen's beef with Finidi 
Published: June 25, 2024
Following the recent controversy surrounding Victor Osimhen's public criticism of former Super Eagles coach Finidi George, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has swiftly moved to manage the fallout and protect the national team's image. Osimhen made headlines when he expressed discontent over George's...
Finidi's replacement: Musa confirms NFF are not in talks with flamboyant French coach Herve Renard
Published: June 25, 2024
Following the resignation of Finidi George as head coach of the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, speculation has been rife about potential successors.  One prominent name emerging in discussions is that of flamboyant French manager Herve Renard, who is known for his success across African footbal...
Netherlands boss Koeman to make late decision on whether to cap-tie Zirkzee against Austria 
Published: June 25, 2024
Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman will make a late decision on whether to hand a competitive debut to Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee on Tuesday evening when his side face Austria in their final game in the group stage of the ongoing European Championship. The Bayern Munich academy product watched proceedings from t...