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Akwa United Sunday claimed their first-ever Nigeria league title after they defeated MFM FC 5-2 at home....
Nigeria has approved the restart of league matches but without spectators at the stadiums in a move to ease the restrictions over the coronavirus, the government said....
Nigeria's Football Federation (NFF) said on Tuesday it would disburse $2 million to clubs and leagues to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic in the country....
Turkey's decision to call a halt to its football season due to the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday means the sport has now been suspended in all of Europe, and practically the entire world, with Australia the exception....
Nigeria's football federation on Tuesday announced the indefinite suspension of the country's premier league to ensure proper medical support is put in place following the death of player during a match at the weekend....
The head of a Nigerian presidential anti-corruption body has said charges will be brought against football officials for allegedly misappropriating public funds....
Nigeria's government on Monday ordered the country's football association to comply with a court ruling about its leadership, a move that may open up a new confrontation with FIFA....
There is not one black coach in the top leagues of Europe's five major championships and footballers are just as bitter as black actors in Hollywood....
Martin Kelly was Crystal Palace's unlikely goal-scoring hero as they knocked Premier League high-flyers Tottenham Hotspur out of the FA Cup with a 1-0 fifth-round win at White Hart Lane on Sunday....
Manchester City teenager Kelechi Iheanacho was on Thursday named in coach Sunday Oliseh's 24-man squad to face Swaziland in World Cup qualifying after initially being left out....
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has hinted that Victor Moses may be in Chelsea's plans for the upcoming Premier League season after his club were unable to extend his stay at the Britannia Stadium....
An opening day fixture of the new Nigeria Premier League season involving champions Kano Pillars has been postponed after armed robbers shot and wounded at least five players....
Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfield star Yaya Toure on Thursday became the first player to win four successive African Footballer of the Year awards....
Nigeria's scandal-hit football association elected Amaju Pinnick as its new president on Tuesday, after the front-runner was disqualified hours before the vote....
A vote to choose the new president and executive committee of Nigeria's troubled football association was delayed on Tuesday after the apparent arrest of the election chief, witnesses said....
Nigeria's embattled football association on Tuesday elects a new president and executive committee, hoping to draw a line under a leadership struggle that took the country to the brink of a FIFA ban....
The head of Nigeria's football association has sought a court injunction against the security services to prevent further "harassment" in the run-up to a crucial meeting, his lawyer said....
The Nigeria Premier League will resume next week after the country's referees called off a boycott of the competition in protest over a leadership crisis in the domestic game, organisers said on Friday....
Players and clubs on Friday joined a boycott of Nigeria's top flight league but the country's football association insisted that matches would go ahead as planned....
Nigeria's top flight football league was suspended on Wednesday after referees were directed not to take charges of matches in protest at a governance crisis in the domestic game....
Referees were on Wednesday directed not to take charge of matches in Nigeria's top flight in protest at the crisis gripping the game's domestic governing body....
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