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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 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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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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