Algeria convert soft penalty to hold Nigeria

Yacine Brahimi won and converted a harshly-awarded late penalty to rescue a 1-1 draw for Algeria against already-qualified Nigeria Friday in a World Cup Africa zone Group B dead-rubber.

Aiteo new title sponsor of CAF Awards

Nigerian energy giant, Aiteo, one of Africa's leaders in the production and distribution of hydrocarbons, is the new title sponsor of the CAF Awards, an annual ceremony where actors who have distinguished themselves during the year in the football family are honoured.

Akwa United crowned kings in Nigeria

It was a historic moment in Lagos on Sunday when CAF President Ahmad and some CAF Executive Committee members graced the Nigeria FA Cup final on Sunday (15 October 2017) that saw Akwa United beat Niger Tornadoes 3-2 on penalties at the Agege Stadium.

Iwobi sends Nigeria to Russia, Ghana eliminated

Alex Iwobi's goal saw Nigeria become the first African team to qualify for next year's World Cup in Russia, while Ghana were eliminated in the qualifiers.

Nigeria on the brink of World Cup

Nigeria host Zambia in their penultimate 2018 World Cup qualifier on Saturday knowing that victory would secure a sixth finals appearance since first qualifying in 1994.

Rohr: Nigeria won't underrate Zambia in Uyo

With two matches left in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Africa Zone qualifying tournament, Super Eagles of Nigeria sit on top of Group B with an impressive 10 points from four matches against their closest challenger in seven-point Chipolopolo of Zambia.

Nigeria recall Arsenal's Iwobi for Zambia tie

Nigeria on Tuesday recalled Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi for next month's crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against their main rivals Zambia.

CAF president meet Aliko Dangote

On Monday, 25 September 2017, Mr. Ahmad, President of the Confederation Africaine de Football, was received by Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa. The meeting took place in the offices of the Nigerian businessman in Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria.

Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon in big wins

Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon confirmed their superiority with convincing wins in the First Round first leg matches of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 qualifiers over the weekend.

Final day joy for Plateau United, crowned Nigeria champions

After more than four decades of existence, Plateau United were on Saturday crowned Nigeria league champions for the first time after a 2-0 win over Rangers on the final day at the Rwang Pam Township Stadium earned them the 2016/2017 title.