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SUPER EAGLES CAMP OPENS IN UYO AHEAD OF 2019 AFCON QUALIFIER

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr is expecting no less than sixteen players to arrive Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital to commence preparations ahead of the crucial 2019 AFCON qualifier against Libya on Saturday. Kelechi Iheanacho, Wilfred Ndidi, and William Troost-Ekong are expected to lead 13 other players into the Super Eagles’ camp today. Also […]

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SUPER EAGLES TO ARRIVE TUNISIA OCTOBER 15 FOR LIBYA AFCON CLASH

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to fly to Sfax, Tunisia via a chartered flight on October 15 for their African Nations Cup qualifier against Libya on October 16. The first leg of the doubleheader will hold at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on October 13, with the return clash in Libya’s adopted home three days […]

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SUPER EAGLES COACH RECALLS 23 PLAYERS FOR LIBYA AFCON QUALIFIER

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has invited Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for this month’s double-take 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Libya’s Mediterranean Knights. Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi will return alongside Italy–based duo William Ekong and Olaoluwa Aina. Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa is the only home–based professional. All invited players are to report […]

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SOUTH AFRICA DROPS TICKET PRICES FOR SUPER EAGLES REMATCH

The South Africa Football Association in what can be said to be its contributions towards ensuring a massive turn out of football fans ahead of the Super Eagles rematch in Johannesburg has slashed the match’s ticket prices. A Super Eagles win in Johannesburg on November 17 could determine South Africa’s qualification to AFCON 2019, as […]

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COACH SALISU YUSUF BANNED, TO PAY 5,000 DOLLAR FINE

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has suspended Super Eagles Coach, Salisu Yusuf for one year and fined him of 5,000 dollars after he was found guilty of taking a bribe. The ethics committee in its report submitted to the NFF, said it established from the admission of Coach Yusuf and also found as a fact […]

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VETERAN FOOTBALLER CHARGES SUPER EAGLES ON STELLAR AFCON PERFORMANCE

Sports veteran and Former Super Eagles’ Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju has advised the senior national team against underrating Seychelles in their second game of the Cameroon 2019 African Nations Cup qualifying series this weekend. The Super Eagles’ players and officials are expected to start arriving in Victoria, capital of Seychelles today for the match, which holds […]

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COACH ROHR PREDICTS POSSIBLE VICTOR MOSES RETURN TO SUPER EAGLES

Victor Moses may return to the Super Eagles just a few months after announcing his retirement from the senior national team. Moses had said he wants to concentrate on his club career and also pay more attention to his young family. But Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr believes the former Wolves striker still has a […]

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ARUNA QUADRI RISES IN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

Nigeria’s number one table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, is now number 18 in the world, and believes his new ranking would enable him to work more on his game. An excited Quadri, said: “This ranking has shown that I should not relax but continue to work harder because remaining on top is one of the […]


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NIGERIA’S FALCONETS ARRIVE FRANCE FOR FIFA U-20 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

The Super Falconets have arrived France for the FIFA Under-2O Women’s World Cup. The team, comprising of 21 players and 11 officials arrived their base in Saint Malo yesterday evening. They arrived from Austria where they underwent a 12-day training programme.


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DISTURBING VIRAL VIDEO CAPTURES NIGERIAN FOOTBALL COACH SALISU YUSUF TAKING BRIBE

Coach of the Nigerian national football team, Salisu Yusuf has been caught on camera collecting bribe from undercover journalists who pretended to be football agents. The bribe was offered and was collected after a discussion on player selection. The footage, shot by BBC’s Ghanaian reporter Anas Aremeyaw Anas in September 2017, showed Coach Yusuf collecting […]

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