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NIGERIA’S SUPERSAND EAGLES QUALIFY FOR WORLD CUP

Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles have qualified for the Paraguay 2019 Beach Soccer World Cup after beating hosts Egypt 7-6 in the semi-final of the 2018 Beach Soccer Africa Cup of Nations.


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NIGERIA TO BATTLE TANZANIA IN CAF BEACH SOCCER CUP OF NATIONS

The Supersand Eagles of Nigeria yesterday defeated Libya 6-3 to brighten their chances of a place in the semi finals of the ongoing CAF Beach Soccer Cup of Nations in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The win came following the 0-2 loss to Senegal on penalties after both teams had ended it 4-4 at regulation and […]


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19TH NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL OFFICIALLY OPENS IN ABUJA TODAY

Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung says a total of 8,861 athletes and officials are taking part in the 19th National Sports Festival in Abuja. Dalung said the participants were drawn from 35 states. Only Ebonyi State is not participating in the Games, which begin today and ends on December 16. President Muhammadu […]

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SUPER EAGLES COACH ADVOCATES FRIENDLIES TO KEEP TEAM FIT

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr wants top friendly matches to prepare his team for the 2019 African Cup of Nations.


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UEFA STARTS VAR AT CHAMPIONS LEAGUE KNOCK OUT STAGE

UEFA has confirmed Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used from the last 16 of this season’s Champions League. UEFA had earlier committed to using VAR in its competitions from 2019-20 onwards. But last month, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin and European Club Association chairman Andrea Agnelli revealed there was scope to bring it in earlier. […]


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NFF PRESIDENT PROMISES SUPER FALCONS UNDIVIDED ATTENTION FOR 2019 FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has vowed to give the Super Falcons all the deserved attention, to ensure they prepare adequately for the FIFA Women World Cup next year in France. Pinnick stated that the Super Falcons wouldn’t be going to France to make up the numbers, but to make a strong […]


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FORMER EAGLES STAR ETUHU FACES TRIAL IN SWEDEN OVER MATCH-FIXING

Former Premier League soccer player, Dickson Etuhu goes on trial in a Swedish court today to face a charge of match- fixing, which he denies. Etuhu played at the 2010 World Cup for Nigeria and had a lengthy career in England for Manchester City, Preston North End, Norwich, Sunderland, Fulham and Blackburn Rovers before moving […]

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SUPER FALCONS COACH UNDER PRESSURE AHEAD OF CAMEROON AWCON CLASH

Super Falcons coach, Thomas Dennerby admitted that he was under little bit of tension ahead of today’s semi-final clash between Nigeria and Cameroon, after coming to terms with the level of rivalry between the two nations in the African Women Cup of Nations football contest. Nigeria has played against Cameroon 11 times in the AWCON. […]

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SUPER EAGLES TO RETURN TO UYO CAMP AHEAD OF CAMEROON AFCON CLASH

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will return to their Uyo camp for their Africa Cup of Nations build-up, and most likely travel from the Akwa Ibom State capital to neighbouring Cameroon for the continental soccer showpiece in June 2019. Speculation has been on already that the Eagles would most likely play their last match of the AFCON […]

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SUPER EAGLES COACH EXPRESSES CONFIDENCE IN TEAM’S FORM

Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr believes Nigeria has grown tremendously since its early exit at the Russia 2018 World Cup. Coach Rohr however added that there is still room for improvement. The Super Eagles coach also revealed that every member of the team, including Skipper Mikel Obi, must justify his inclusion in the squad. Nigeria […]


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