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Magu, EFCC Nigeria football cries for corruption probe, not cover ups

Many of the allegations of fraud and monumental corruption in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are real and will be proved were investigations to be properly handled. The rut in the NFF explains why while Nollywood and Nigerian music have...

5 Players Super Eagles should look at for grudge clash in South Africa

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rhor stuck with his regulars for the double-header 2019  Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Libya. However IZUCHUKWU OKOSI takes a closer look at five players who ought to be considered for next month’s grudge...

Who wins Titanic battle for starting Eagles shirt between Iwobi, Moses Simon, Samuel Kalu?

Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi, Moses Simon from La Liga side Levante as well as Samuel Kalu are locked in a Titanic battle for who will start for the Super Eagles against Libya on Saturday. Kalu from French Ligue 1 club...

Nigeria stars on the pitch as well as in the classrooms

IKENWA NNABUOGOR checks out Nigerian players who has found fun on the pitch as well as in the classrooms... Books and balls are hardly bedmates anywhere in the world as most footballers dumped books for the round leather mainly for...

OPINION: Congrats Pinnick, but you missed a spot

Amaju Pinnick on Thursday achieved what the two of his immediate predecessors failed to achieve – win re-election as Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president. To make it more telling, he beat one of those predecessors – Aminu Maigari, popular among...

The many ‘achievements’ of Amaju Pinnick as NFF president

A much closer look at the ‘achievements’ of Amaju Pinnick in his four years as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Why do we have some supporting Amaju Pinnick-led NFF? We don't need to have the same view on a...

The undertakers about to bury football

Now, we have a real problem in football – the undertakers are about to bury the game. What a contradiction and hypocrisy of double speak and standard. Members of the Nigeria football congress are in squabble over leadership and FIFA is...

Boardroom decision to end 2017/18 NPFL season way to go

SAB OSUJI says it was necessary to end the 2017/18 NPFL season by awarding leaders Lobi Stars the chance to represent Nigeria in next year’s CAF Champions League after the long delay in resumption of the championship. The decision by...

Ighalo will still get it right with Super Eagles

IKENWA NNABUOGOR backs striker Odion Ighalo to rediscover his shooting boots with the Eagles. It was not surprisingly that the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr  has included Odion Ighalo on the squad to battle Seychelles in a must-win matchday 2...

Are the Super Eagles only based in Europe?

Nigerian players based outside Europe could also leave lasting impressions in the Super Eagles, IKENWA NNABUOGOR makes a case for them... Over the years Europe-based players have continued to dominate the Super Eagles, leaving players based on the African continent,...

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