Football is by far the most popular sport worldwide. Like other continents, Africa has not been left behind in producing some of the best football players. As well as representing their countries, and also collecting the money.
By the end of the 19th century, distinct regional codes were already developing: Gaelic football, for example, deliberately incorporated the rules of local traditional football games in order to maintain their heritage.
In 1888, The Football League was founded in England, becoming the first of many professional football associations. During the 20th century, several of the various kinds of football grew to become some of the most popular team sports in the world
Without much furtherado Auchijeffblog have gathered below the top 10 football news site in Nigeria.
Footballlive provides all the comprehensive and current gist of the activities of Nigerian players at home and Abroad, on the continent and in international leagues, as well as happenings around the Nigerian Football Federation and the Nigerian Professional Football League.
FootballLive also trails the big stars and prodigies of the best leagues around the world and gives our visitors all the latest controversies. surrounding the players.
Never miss out on any football match or competition, whether for club or country as footballlive will get you the information whenever wherever and whatever it takes.
Sports247 is a one-stop website for anything sports around the world with more focus on Nigeria and Africa respectively as it pertains to sportsmen, women, events and administration. We go all out to get you the latest news stories, images and videos for you to get the bigger picture.
Wherever and whenever you find a sports event or happening anywhere in the world we will go all out to bring you the news and gist first before any other media. Sports247 takes you into the activities and achievements of our various national teams and leagues, our sportspeople abroad, discovery of new talents in the grassroots and in the Diaspora.
Although football is the most popular sport in Africa we strive to serve fans of various sports with up to date information about their passion, including basketball, tennis, boxing, wrestling, golf, cricket, swimming,taekwondo, karate, judo, running, long jump, high jump, motorsport, cycling,volleyball, among many others.
The founder of ScoreNigeria Master Blaster’ is a Mass Communications graduate from the University of Nigeria Nsukka with more than 30 years post-graduation experience.He was the pioneer Editor of Nigeria’s leading all-sports daily newspaper Complete Sports in December 1995.
This award-winning journalist was also Editor of KickOff Nigeria Magazine and FourFourTwo Nigeria.He equally headed kickoffnigeria.com for several years and has worked with Pan African News Agency (PANA), Goal.com International, MTNFootball.com and Africanfootball.com.
He founded an all-football monthly tabloid Star Soccer in Kaduna in 1989.His working experience spans stints at New Nigerian Newspapers, Sports Souvenir and Complete Football.He has been the West and Central African Sports Correspondent of Agence France Presse (AFP) since 1996.
Goal is an international association football news website founded in 2004 by Chicco Merighi and Gianluigi Longinotti-Buitoni. Goal is published in 19 languages, with 38 national editions and 600 contributors. It is currently owned by Integrated Media Company, a division of TPG Capital.
Goal is published in 19 languages, with 38 national editions and 600 contributors. It is currently owned by Integrated Media Company (IMC), a division of TPG Capital.
Brila FM is a sports radio station founded on October 1, 2002, by Larry Izamoje as Nigeria’s first and only sports radio station. Brila FM has four stations, in Lagos, Abuja, Onitsha, and Port Harcourt; it previously also broadcast in Kaduna.
During the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the station was appointed as one of the three lead broadcast partners by Optima Sports Management International. Brila Sports online TV is on YouTube and is founded on the energetic, no-holds-barred, entertaining and authoritative approach that stands Brila out.
Brila FM focuses primarily on sports updates and analysis. In 2012, they signed a broadcasting partnership with talkSPORT to broadcast live Premier League match commentary until 2014
Our aim is to help provide Nigerians and lovers of Nigerian football an outlet to know the latest happenings about the Nigerian domestic league and Nigerian football in general. It was Launched on the 7th of January 2016 with only three writers on our payroll, we have since expanded, with as many as ten writers contributing on a daily basis.
The style of our reporting, which is mainly focused on the news as they break or even before they become public knowledge has endeared us to the football loving people of Nigeria, and lovers of Nigerian footbal.Respected news outlets like the BBC, Goal.com and other foreign based websites in Europe, Asia, America and Africa have published our stories (links)n their platform.
Presently, our site is rated among the top news site in Nigeria with over 350,000 unique visitors monthly from our monthly total visitors of a little over 750,000.
Soccernet Nigeria is ranked the second football news site in Nigeria that claim to be “the voice of football in the country”. Despite focusing on Nigerian football content, Soccernet Nigeria receives visitors from over 150 countries including the UK, USA, Canada, Portugal, Spain e.t.c.
It is composed of 550 complete broadcast soccer games and 12 single camera games taken from the major European leagues.
SoccerNet is not only dataset, but also yearly challenges where the best teams compete at the international level.
Complete Sports is a Nigerian daily national sports newspaper and has its headquarters in Isolo, a local government area in Lagos State. The newspaper focuses primarily on Nigerian sports personalities particularly Nigerian footballers.
It was first published in 1995 as the flagship newspaper of Complete Communications Limited and has gone on to become one of the most widely read newspaper in Nigeria. They are the oldest and longest-running sports publishing group in Nigeria. It was established in 1984 but incorporated as CCL in 1987.
Other publications in the CCL stable are Complete Football (CF) magazine (established in 1985) and International Soccer (i-Soccer) which was originally established as International Soccer Review (ISR) in 1990.
Brief History of the list of Football News Blogs in Nigeria
Complete Sports Nigeria
In conclusion, Auchijeffblog discovered that some might not see some of their best news blog here. But remember we only gathered top 10. However, if you feel your favourite was not added you can drop comment below.