NFF should believe in indigenous coaches, Laloko insists

Former Technical Director Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Kashimawo Laloko, has expressed disappointment over the frequent employment of foreign coaches for the senior football national teams, saying that these expatriates succeed because they are given enough time. Laloko stated that the…

Westerhof sues Bonfrere over allegations of match-fixing

Two former Nigeria coaches, Clemens Westerhof and Johannes Bonfrere are locked in a legal battle in far away Holland, over allegations of match-fixing during Nigeria’s USA ’94 World Cup campaign. Coach Westerhof has sued Bonfrere for defamation of character and…

26 years after, Ugbade still baffled by exclusion from US ’94 Eagles

It is 26 years since Nigeria made its debut at the biggest football event in the world, the World Cup, hosted by the United States. At the Mundial, which was eventually won by Brazil, the Super Eagles were rated as…

‘Super Eagles manager’s job is not vacant’

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has not advertised for applications for a new coach for the Super Eagles, an official of the federation has said. Many coaches have been jostling to take over Gernot Rohr’s job since the NFF brought…

Westerhof’s bid to coach Eagles again is an insult, says Owolabi

Former International, Felix Owolabi, says he is shocked that Super Eagles former coach, Clemens Westerhof, wants to return as the country’s technical adviser 26 years after he left the position. He argues that giving the job to the Dutch would…

*Lagos communities resort to self-help, keep vigil to check rising invasion by robbers (Guardian) *Military deployed in battle against Lagos, Ogun gangs (Nation)

Lagos communities resort to self-help, keep vigil to check rising invasion by robbers (Guardian) After a day of rage across communities in Agege, Alimosho, Ejigbo and Oshodi areas of Lagos State yesterday, the president’s broadcast at 7:00 p.m. which extended…

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