NPFL Officials Attends Inaugural World Leagues Forum

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*LMC calls for Redistribution of Income derived from Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) was among the 24 leading Professional League organisations from across the world of football that met in London on Tuesday, April 28 for the first ever Global Leagues Forum. This historic meeting brought together Presidents, Chairmen,…

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Hull Beat Liverpool 1-0 To Edge Clear Of Danger

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Hull City edged towards Premier League safety with a 1-0 win over Liverpool on Tuesday that moved them four points clear of the relegation zone and shredded the visitors’ slim hopes of Champions League qualification. Central defender Michael Dawson scored the only goal at the KC Stadium after 37 minutes,…

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Super Falcons To launch New Nike jersey On May 9

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Super Falcons have been given the honour of being the first Nigerian team to use the new NIKE kits in a competitive game when they lock horns with Mali in an Olympics qualifying match on May 9 in Abuja. General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr. Mohammed  Sanusi who…

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Dortmund End Bayern’s Treble Hopes

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Bayern Munich’s top scorers Robert Lewandowski and Arjen Robben are doubtful for next Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final, first-leg, against Barcelona after suffering injuries in the newly-crowned German champions German Cup defeat. Bayern were knocked out of the Cup on Tuesday – ending their hopes of a second treble in three…

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Flying Eagles Germany Trip Halted!

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The Flying Eagles have had their planned travelling arrangement for the Germany training camp today slightly adjusted. General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation Dr. Mohammed Sanusi revealed to footballlive.ng that a new date was yet to be decided but assured that it would not slow down the team’s World…

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Wigan Relegated To Third Tier Two Years After Winning Cup

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Wigan Athletic, whose meteoric rise saw them reach the Premier League and lift the FA Cup, will play in the third tier of English football next season after a second relegation in three years was confirmed on Tuesday. The Latics’ fate was sealed when Rotherham United beat Reading 2-1 with…

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Federations Cup Draws Hold On Thursday

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The Draw Ceremony for this year’s Men and Women Federation Cup competitions will hold in Abuja on Thursday. In a statement to the Football Associations of the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory, NFF’s Head of Federation Cup Unit, Ruth David said the Draw Ceremony will begin at 1pm.…

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FIFA Set To Hand Transfer Bans To Real Madrid & Atletico Madrid For signing Minors

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Big news is breaking in Spain Last night… Spanish radio station Cadena Cope, usually a pretty reliable source, reports late on Tuesday evening that Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are facing transfer bans, just like the one Barcelona is currently serving. Atletico Madrid were notified earlier today by FIFA and…

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LMC Says Three Years Contract Is To Players Advantage

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The League Management Company (LMC) has clarified that the rule stipulating minimum of three years contract for players was introduced to stem some problems that were identified after a careful study of the situation that prevailed in the past. Salihu Abubakar, the Chief Operating Officer of the LMC in a…

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Asiasat Oshoala Nominated For BBC Women’s Footballer Of The Year

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Liverpool striker Asisat Oshoala is among the nominations for the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year after five shortlisted footballers were announced. Veronica Boquete (Spain and FFC Frankfurt), Nadine Kessler (Germand and VFL Wolfsburg), Kim Little (Scotland and Seattle Reign FC) and Marta (Brazil and FC Rosengard) complete the shortlist.…

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F5WC 2015 Review: Nigeria lose out in Group stage, Morocco crowned champions

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Nigeria’s De Royals kingship journey to the Emirates for the 2015 World Football Fives did not end with the enthronement of the lads as champions. They lost out in the group stage after hard fighting battles against Singapore, France and the UAE. Having beating Singapore 6-2 in the first game,…

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West Ham’s Olympic Dreams Cause New Row With Club Neighbours

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The row over West Ham’s move to London’s Olympic Stadium was re-ignited last week with Charlton Athletic Supporters Trust (CAST) is seeking a review of the terms of West Ham’s rental agreement at the venue. The West Ham move to Stratford has been shrouded in controversy since the club was…

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Opinion: Bayern’s 25TH Title Anything But Routine

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It’s been clear for so long that Bayern Munich were headed toward the 25th title in the club’s storied history that it’s easy to overlook what a remarkable achievement this year’s domestic championship is. As Germany’s wealthiest and best-run team, Bayern may expect to win the Bundesliga title every season.…

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Bayern Secure 25 Bundesliga Title With Four Games To Spare

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Treble-chasing Bayern Munich claimed a third straight Bundesliga title on Sunday without kicking a ball after VfL Wolfsburg’s 1-0 defeat at Borussia Moenchengladbach meant they had an unassailable 15-point lead with four games left. Bayern, who have now won a total of 25 German league titles including one before the…

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Flying Eagles Head To Germany On Wednesday

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Nigeria’s U-20 boys will have a final training camp in Germany before the FIFA U-20 World Cup finals starting next month in New Zealand. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi confirmed on Friday that a team of 30 players and 10 officials will depart for Germany aboard a Lufthansa Airline…

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