Osimhen wants to be better than role model, Didier Drogba

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has revealed that he sets his sights on scoring more goals this season and surpassing the achievements of his hero, Didier Drogba.   Osimhen, who joined OSC Lille in the summer from Club Sporting Charleroi, has hit the ground running in the French Ligue 1 scoringseven leaguegoals after twelve round […]

Ibrahim Sai’d nets a hat-trick to help Eaglets beat Ecuador 3-2

Ibrahim Sa’id scores a hat-trick to turn the game around and hand the Golden Eaglets the three points and a ticket to‬ the Round of 16. It was the Sai’d Ibrahim night. What. A. Game. Weldone, Golden Eaglets. Unto the next round . Nigeria 3-2 Ecuador. #SoarGoldenEaglets #Team9jaStrong #NGAECU #U17WC pic.twitter.com/T5tiyiRguk — The NFF (@thenff) […]

2019 U23 AFCON: Tomiwa Dele-Bashiru says he’s got something to prove

Watford’s Tom Dele-Bashiru has hinted that he has a lot to prove and the opportunity to be a part of Nigeria U23 AFCON squad is a massive honour. Tom Dele Bashiru told brila.net exclusively that it’s a great honour to be included in the Olympics Eagles squad under the leadership of coach Imama Amapakabo. “I […]

Former Spurs Man reaches agreement with Al Ahly over $1.4m Lawsuit

Al Ahly have settled the protracted legal battle with Ivorian forward Souleymane Coulibaly after the player paid the club its dues following an agreement between parties. Al Ahly legal consultant Helmy Abdel-Razek had asserted, Wednesday, that ongoing negotiations with Etoile du Sahel regarding former striker Coulibaly has reached a dead end. Coulibaly stunned his teammates […]

Rangers snatch crucial draw in Portugal, Aribo comes off the bench

Joe Aribo was a second half substitute for Rangers on Thursday in the 1-1 result against FC Porto at the Estádio do Dragão in the Europa League. Aribo came on for Ryan Kent in the 76th minute with the scoreline tied at 1-1.   Subsequently, the Rangers Boss Steven Gerrard introduced Sheyi Ojo with six […]

D’Tigers’ Okogie spoils the Party for Kyrie Irving

Josh Okogie dropped 11 points on game night against Brooklyn Nets, but his biggest contribution to Minnesota Timberwolves’ 127-126 overtime win was guarding Kyrie Irving, who had locked in on a Buzzer shot. Okogie delivered and Irving missed while on 50 points, as the visitors walked away with a win from Barclays Center.   The […]

Moses Simon Admits He Must Be Consistent On The Pitch

Nigeria winger Moses Simon admits he must be consistent in order to take his game to a higher level with French Ligue 1 outfit, Nantes.   Simon has scored twice for Nantes since his loan move from Spanish side Levante, he also recorded one assist in eight league appearances for Christian Gourcuff’s side.   Simon […]

Former Super Eagles Forward reveals, ‘We saved Sunday Faleye from Going Astray’

Former Nigerian forward Jonathan Akpoborie has revealed he helped saved young Super Eagles prospect Sunday Faleye from “going astray”, in the latter’s formative years. Akpoborie told www.brila.net that Faleye, who was discovered in an amateur competition, showed potential.   “However, he’s was young and didn’t have the support structure to help him financially,” Akpoborie said. […]

Nigeria drops again in the FIFA Ranking

Nigeria has dropped in the FIFA ranking for the second consecutive edition of the ranking. Ranked 34th in September, Nigeria dropped to 35 in the latest World ranking released by FIFA on Thursday.   The Super Eagles recorded all three likelihoods in football during the period under review; a defeat and a win against Togo, […]

Ademola Lookman Makes UCL Debut For RB Liepzig

Ademola Lookman was given a rare start by Red Bull Leipzig Coach Julian Nagelsmann in their UEFA Champions League win over Zenith Saint Petersburg on Wednesday. Lookmon has been in and out of the team since his summer arrival from Everton, with German striker Timo Werner preferred to lead the attack.   The 22-year-old Anglo-Nigerian, […]