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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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SHOOTING STARS SET FOR BENIN REPUBLIC UNDER-20 FRIENDLIES IN IBADAN

Shooting Stars Football Club will tomorrow face Benin Republic’s Under-20 national team in an international friendly tie as it aims to keep in form, pending the resumption of the league. The match has been slated for tomorrow, Friday, 20th July, 2018 at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan.

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NIGERIA TO HOST 2019 WORLD PARA POWERLIFTING TOURNAMENT

Nigeria has been granted the rights to host the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships by the International Para Powerlifting Committee. This was revealed in a confirmation statement addressed to the President of Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation, Queen Uboh The Nigeria Para Powerlifting Federation has confirmed that the country will host the tournament from January 28, […]

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NIGERIA FOOTBALL FEDERATION TO MOBILISE 1,500 NIGERIANS FOR UPCOMING WORLD CUP MATCH

The leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation has concluded arrangements to mobilise Nigerians in every part of the country to provide support for the team during the crucial encounter against Iceland this Friday in Volgograd. The Nigeria Football Federation will procure match tickets for the over 500 Nigerians resident in St Petersburg and other 1,000 […]

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SUPER EAGLES TO ARRIVE RUSSIA AHEAD OF WORLD CUP GAMES TODAY

The Super Eagles are expected to arrive in their Russia 2018 World Cup base camp in Yessentuki, Russia today. The team has played against Argentina, Poland, Serbia, Democratic Republic of Congo, England and Czech Republic in friendlies, winning two, drawing one and losing three. Nigeria’s first match of the finals is against Croatia this Saturday.

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ARGENTINA, ISRAEL FRIENDLY IN JERUSALEM SCRAPPED

The upcoming friendly between Argentina and Israel in Jerusalem has been canceled following protests by Palestinian football authorities. Argentine Foreign Minister, Jorge Faurie did not confirm the game had been scrapped but disclosed in Washington that he believed players had been reluctant to travel to Israel for the game.

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DIEGO SIMEONE LAUDS SUPER EAGLES TEAM B IN UYO

The Atletico Madrid of Spain Coach, Diego Simeone, has described the international friendly between his team and Nigeria’s Super Eagles in Uyo as a tough tie. Eagles team B lost 2-3 to the 2018 Europa League Cup winners on Tuesday. Simeone also told a post-match briefing at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium that the Super Eagles […]

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PRESIDENT BUHARI CHARGES SUPER EAGLES TO WIN WORLD CUP

President Muhammadu Buhari has made it clear to the Super Eagles that he wants the team to aim at winning the World Cup trophy. The President also promised that funding would not be an issue for the Super Eagles team.

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NIGERIA TABLES REQUEST TO HOST 2022 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES IN ABUJA

Nigeria has officially made a proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Abuja. The Nigerian delegation assured the visiting IOC members that Abuja would be ready to host the games if Nigeria got the approval. The Nigeria sports ministry also commended the IOC for considering an African […]

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SUPER EAGLES PLAYER CHARGES TEAM TO TAKE WORLD CUP FRIENDLIES SERIOUSLY

Super Eagles’ midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo has said it was important that the national team, takes its pre-World Cup friendlies seriously so as to put the team in a competitive mood at the FIFA World Cup tournament starting next month in Russia. The Super Eagles have a series of friendly lined after the games against Argentina, […]

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