Martins nets hat-trick for Shanghai Shenhua in China

Obafemi Martins scored a hat-trick as Shanghai Shenhia came from behind to defeat Hebei CFFC in Chinese Super League matchday4 on Saturday. It was the first league game of the season for the Baba Omo product who has been tipped to make a return to the Super Eagles. Hebei raced to the lead thanks to […]

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Let’s give Uzoho a chance….Let’s stop these distractions!

Spain demolished Argentina 6-1 same day Serbia taught Super Eagles some football lessons via a 2-0 defeat. Argentina has world class goalkeepers in Sergio Romero of Manchester United and Willy Caballero of Chelsea. Both goalkeepers were in goal when Isco led the rout with a hattrick. Romero was substituted in the 22nd minute as Caballero […]

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Mladen Krstajic: The 2-0 win against Nigeria could have been more … We deserved the victory

Mladen Krstajic, head coach of Serbia national team says his side deserved the 2-0 win against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday night in London. Fulham striker Aleksander Mitrovic’s brace arrived in the 69th and 83rd minutes respectively as the Serbians ran rings round the opposition with their high pressing and passing game. Krstajic […]

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Jay Jay Okocha: I retired early from Super Eagles to avoid disgrace

The stories and achievements of Nigerian football can not be complete without mention of the contributions of the immensely gifted Austin “Jay-jay” Okocha. Okocha was a big part player in Nigeria’s biggest moments of winning the 1994 African Cup of Nations as well as the first ever African Olympic gold. Obayomi Adewale caught up with […]

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Trust Troost as new “Defence Minister”

Nigeria or do we say the Super Eagles are blessed when it comes to producing world class defenders. From the era of Christian “Chairman” Chukwu to Stephen Okechukwu “Big Boss” Keshi, Uche “Gentle Giant” Okechukwu and Taribo “Pastor” West we have given the world, world class defenders who have held their own anywhere and anytime. […]

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Young Pharaohs held by Flying Eagles in Alexandria

Nigeria’s U20 team, the Flying Eagles held Egypt to a goalless draw in the first of a two-tie friendly played in Alexandria on Monday. The match which took place in Alexandria saw the Junior Pharaohs dominating the first 15 minutes with their crisp short-passing game yet without any threat to the resolute Nigerians. The Egyptians […]

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Ekong joins #CommonGoal, Super Eagles defender commits one percent of salary to football for good organisations

Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong, currently with Bursaspor in Turkey, has become the 43rd member of Common Goal – the movement powered by players and managers donating one percent of their salary to high impact football for good organisations around the world. 40 players and managers have allocated over €400,000 to football for good organisations in […]

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