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African Champions, the Super Eagles have dropped three places to the 37th position on the latest World football governing body, FIFA monthly ranking.

Niger Tornadoes Football club of Minna  defeated Mighty Jet football club of Jos by a lone goal after a cracker in the week 28 of the Nigeria National League played at the Bako Kotangora stadium in Minna.

Arsenal endured a chastening start to their Champions League group campaign after being overwhelmed by Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park.

Niger State commissioner for Sports Development, Mr Yusuf Tagwai on Tuesday charged Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna to win its match with visiting Mighty Jets of Jos in week 28 of the Nigeria National League group `A’ in Minna.

 
Sunshine Stars head coach Erasmus Onuh has said he wants to kick off his coaching career at the Akure-based side with a win at Warri Wolves.

The State of Osun contingent at the 55th Annual Conference of Science Teachers Association Of Nigeria(STAN)  has won the trophy for the over all best in the year 2014 NNPC/MOBIL/STAN project exhibition  held at the Federal College of Education in Asaba,Delta State.

Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard says Everton team mate Romelu Lukaku wants to be the best player in the world.

Nigeria’s U17 national team - the Golden Eaglets suffered their first defeat in the CAF U17 Championship qualifiers as they lost 1-2 to the Gabonese U17 team in Sunday’s final round first leg tie played at the Stade Augustin Monedan de Sibang in Libreville.

The Argentina international captured the imagination of the home support against QPR, and was at the centre of Manchester United's most productive play on Sunday

Eguma made the call in Port Harcourt while reacting to the Nigeria/South Africa Nations Cup qualifying match played in Cape Town on Wednesday.

Fifa president Sepp Blatter is keen to bring in a system allowing managers to challenge a decision using video.

Argentine football club San Lorenzo has announced it will name its new stadium after Pope Francis.

Following the decision by the Nigeria Referees Association to call off their strike following the leadership crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation the League Management Company has confirmed the Glo Premier League will resume on Wednesday.

Despite failing to impress against South Africa and Congo in its two matches played, Super Eagles defender Efe Ambrose is confident Nigeria will qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are three points off the pace in Group A after an uninspiring goalless encounter with Bafana Bafana.

The Kwara State Government is to establish a Sports Endowment Fund to enable sports men and women access to grants for training and participation in global competitions and emerge as champions.

South African coach, Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba  has claimed that Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi was aiming to beat the Bafana Bafana in today’s African Nations Cup qualifier, just to prove a point after he was snubbed by South Africa Football Association(SAFA) for their national coaching job.

Serena Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to win her sixth US Open and 18th Grand Slam title.

 
Benin have been disqualified from the African Under-17 Championship qualifiers for fielding four overage players in a tie against Mali.