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BREAKING: FIFA slams Nigeria, award World Cup match to Algeria

  World football governing body, the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), on Tuesday slammed heavy penalty on Nigeria for fielding an ineligible player in its World Cup qualifier match with Algeria. The disciplinary committee of the body in a statement on Tuesday slammed a princely sum of CHF 6,000 (N2.17 million) on the three-time African champions. The Committee stated ...

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Nigeria, Argentina meet again in Russia

World Cup draw brings teams together Nigeria has been grouped with Argentina, Croatia and Iceland in Group D for World Cup scheduled to hold in Russia in 2018. The grouping came following a draw took place in the Kremlin’s concert hall in Moscow on Friday, with several soccer fans watching around the world. It is the fifth time Nigeria will ...

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Dalung moves against doping in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has promised to deliver a sports sector that is free of doping. Tolu Makinde, the Director of Press in the ministry, said in a statement that the ministry would hold a seminar for Presidents and Secretaries of Sports Federations in Nigeria. “This will be in collaboration with the National Anti-Doping Committee (NADC),’’ ...

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How Nigeria mauled Argentine in friendly

In a move that surprised many football pundits, the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday defeated the Argentine national team, 4-2, in a friendly match.

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