Nigeria fall to narrow Atletico Madrid defeat

A Nigeria B selection were narrowly beaten 3-2 by Atletico Madrid on Tuesday in the GOtv Max Cup at the Godswil Akpabio international Stadium in Uyo. The Super Eagles team, which comprised both home and foreign-based players, impressed against the UEFA Europa League champions, netting two stunning goals against La Liga's

Niger Tornadoes defender dies in traffic accident

Niger Tornadoes defender Hussaini Isah passed away in Minna, Niger State, on Monday evening after reportedly being struck by a motorcycle, the Nigeria Premier Football League club has confirmed. The player was in action for the Ikon Allah Boys on Sunday evening against Kwara United, and was selected as the Man

NIGERIA STAR ONYEKURU MAKES HIS RETURN AT ANDERLECHT

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru made his long awaited return from injury at his Belgian club RSC Anderlecht on Wednesday. The forward has been out nursing a knee injury which he sustained in a Belgian First Divison A match against his former side KAS Eupen in December 2017. Onyekuru was expected to miss

Joel Obi returns for Super Eagles

Nearly four years after his last game, Joel Obi has been handed a chance to break into Nigeria's 2018 World Cup party with a recall by Gernot Rohr. The Torino midfielder, whose career has suffered from a succession of injuries, is one of 28 players called up for two friendlies against

Uzoho Stake Claim For First Choice.

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has sent one of the team’s goalkeeper trainers, Pionetti Enrico to team up with young shot-stopper Francis Uzoho in Spain. Despite the plethora of options and talents in the Super Eagles setup, the goalkeeping department remains a grey area for the German tactician who has acknowledged, severally,

Echiejile Set For Cercle Brugge Debut In Belgian Second Division

Elderson Echiejile will make his official debut for Cercle Brugge KSV on Saturday when they take on Royal Union St Gilloise in a Belgian second division clash at the Roi Baudouin Stadium in Brussels,football411.net reports. The 30-year-old Super Eagles defender, who joined Cercle Brugge on a six-month loan deal with an

NFF boss looks ahead to Qatar 2022

Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick is looking ahead to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. With the Super Eagles boasting one of the youngest squads amongst the 32 participating countries in Russia, Pinnick has predicted that the current squad will perform better in the next four years. ''It is not the