IFFHS Men's club world ranking : Rivers United only Nigerian club in top 300
Published: September 11, 2022
The International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) has published the Men's Club World Ranking 2022 as at August 31, 2022 with only one Nigerian club listed in the top 300.   Rivers United, winners of the 2021-2022 Nigeria Professional Football League, have been ranked 211st with 83.5 poi...
How NPFL clubs can make the most of the online betting craze in Nigeria
Published: September 07, 2022
There are numerous problems bedeviling football clubs in Nigeria, but the central issue remains the persistent lack of funds. The inability of our top-flight clubs to attract sponsors and generate funds has lingered on for many seasons, and the immediate future doesn't look promising.   Over the years NPFL c...
Official : 1985 FIFA U16 World Championship-winning goalkeeper departs NPFL club
Published: August 01, 2022
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Imama Amapakabo has parted ways with Abia Warriors following the expiration of his contract, the Umuahia based club have informed via their official website.   The 1985 FIFA U16 World Championship-winning goalkeeper was in charge of Enugu Rangers when the Flying Antelopes won the N...
Top Nigerian soccer slubs in the past decade
Published: June 28, 2022
There are 20 teams in the NPFL, and even if Nigeria has a lot of great players in famous European teams, their league isn’t very successful. Even the monthly income of some players is very low compared to lower leagues in Europe but it’s great for their standards.   Even if there isn’t a lot of money in th...
Nigeria's Akwa United Signs 1xBet Sponsorship Deal
Published: June 16, 2022
Nigerian professional football club Akwa United signed a shirt sponsorship deal with one of the most popular betting sites in the African market and beyond, 1xBet. The contract will take effect starting from the 2022/2023 NPFL season. It will see Akwa United, the Nigeria Professional Football League's reigning cham...
Ex-Manchester United midfielder hails 'absolutely terrific' Aribo for outstanding display vs Braga
Published: April 16, 2022
Joe Aribo was one of the players singled out for praise by former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves in the wake of Rangers' 3-1 win over Sporing Braga in the Europa League. The Nigerian midfielder put in an outstanding display, providing the assists for Rangers first and third goal scored by James Tavernier...
Moses Simon vows fans will 'see him in form' vs Ghana, claims he wasn't caged against Tunisia
Published: March 28, 2022
Moses Simon was on media duties on Monday evening ahead of the Super Eagles 2022 World Cup playoff against Ghana, an indication that the Nantes winger is set to keep his place in the starting lineup tomorrow. The Super Eagles winger is having a fine season at Nantes, scoring three goals and setting up seven others i...
NFF boss Pinnick pictured with Chelsea owner and John Terry in Abu Dhabi; hails Fifa for CWC
Published: February 16, 2022
Nigeria Football Federation boss Amaju Pinnick has expressed his elation with the quality of organization of the recently concluded FIFA Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi which Chelsea won for the first time. The London club who are the European club champions had come close to winning the tournament but lost to Brazilian s...
LMC Chairman Dikko is the reason we are suffering in the NPFL - Heartland FC player
Published: February 15, 2022
Heartland Management and Imo State Sports Commissioner are at it again. Updates from the camp of the Naze Millionaires say  few players received alert of one month salary 14th February, 2022. Information from one of the management official says. The other players would have to visit the club office in Owerri  tomo...
'I don't want to join words with them anymore'- Ex-Super Eagles star Ekwueme slams Heartland's lies
Published: December 17, 2021
Ex Nigeria international, Ifeanyi Ekwueme has responded to Heartland's  claim that he failed to fulfill contractual agreement with them. Ekwueme last week made good his promise to drag the crisis ridden club to Owerri High Court over alleged N21.8 million debt for supply of kits. A statement issued by Heartland ac...
N21.8m Debt: Select/Emeks Sports slam Heartland FC with N100m lawsuit
Published: December 07, 2021
Denmark based sportswear company, Select and Emeks Sports/Boutique have dragged Heartland FC before High Court of Imo State in the Owerri judicial division with case No: H.O.W.912/2021. The suit which was filed by the complainants on October 9, 2021 through Collins Iwuorie & Associates claimed that Heartland FC are ow...
Kaizer Chiefs star reports for international duty ahead of World Cup qualifier vs Liberia
Published: November 08, 2021
Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has reported for international duty in Morocco ahead of the Super Eagles upcoming World Cup qualifier against Liberia.  The Nigeria Football Federation confirmed on Monday evening that Akpeyi was the first invited player to arrive as he flew with the officials from Lagos. ...
Alimosho League: Organizers read out riot act to clubs ahead Of league resumption
Published: August 08, 2021
Organizers of the Alimosho Football Coaches Council League (AFCCL) have read out riot act  to club owners, coaches and players while vowing to apply full wrath of its rules and regulations on them ahead of its forthcoming league. The AFCCL made the announcement during a meeting with the various club owners and coache...
Buhari: Nigerian football needs a 10-yr plan to rival Europe
Published: July 23, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari believes a better organization will give Nigeria football the best edge against rivals across the globe.He instructed the Ministry of Sports and Nigerian Football Federation to develop a 10-year game plan for their national football.According to him, what Nigeria football needs is to maximize...
Unpaid Salaries : LMC Pampering Debt Ridden Heartland, Offers To Help Them Register Feeder Players
Published: June 30, 2021
There are indications that the League Management Company, LMC is teaching Heartland to evade payment of salaries. According to Heartland sources, most of the players of the Naze Millionaires have refused to honour their away tie against Lobi Stars on Makurdi and have demanded that their outstanding salaries be paid.A ...