Xenophobia: Zambia calls off home friendly against South Africa

Zambia’s football association has called off its friendly match against South Africa because of the recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa. The international friendly match was scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 7, in Lusaka, Zambia. Due to the xenophobic attacks, the president of Zambia’s football association, Andrew Kamanga on Tuesday,

Nigeria 33rd in new FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, to place 33rd in the world after winning bronze at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament. In the ranking table released by the world football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1, 481 points as against 1, 433 it had in

Odion Ighalo Retires From International Football

Odion Ighalo has reportedly called it quits with the Super Eagles shortly after a successful campaign at AFCON 2019. The former Watford striker and Shanghai Shenhua striker is a strong contender for the Golden Boot award after scoring five goals in the tournament. Renowned Sports journalist Osasuo and Brila FM are reporting that Ighalo agreed

Mikel Obi Retires From Super Eagles

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel has bowed out of the Nigerian national team after the end of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. The former Chelsea midfielder, who will be plying his trade with Trabzonspor in the Turkish topflight in the new season wrote; Egypt is a country where I’ve started and