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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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NIGERIA’S FLYING EAGLES HEAD TO GUINEA BISSAU AHEAD OF 2019 UNDER-20 AFCON GAMES

Nigeria’s Under-20 team, the Flying Eagles, will travel to Guinea Bissau, where they will take on their Guinea Bissau counterparts in the first leg of a 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations second round qualifying fixture this Saturday. The match will take place at the September 24 Stadium in Bissau, starting 5pm, Nigerian time.

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ARSENE WENGER DEPARTS THE EMIRATES IN GRAND STYLE

Arsene Wenger, has said his goodbyes in what can be described as a fitting farewell after his final home game against Burnley. Wenger had been manager at Arsenal for more than two decades. Both teams, Arsenal and Burnley formed a guard of honour for the 68-year old, and echoed in chorus of; “there’s only one […]

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SPORTS MINISTRY MOBILISES NON-STATE RESOURCES FOR SUPER EAGLES

The Federal Government has thrown its weight behind the mobilisation of non-state resources for the Super Eagles’ participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup scheduled for Russia for between June 14 and July 15, 2018. Minister for Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, noted that preparation and participation of national teams in regional and international sports […]

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ATHLETES ARRIVE LAGOS FOR NATIONAL TRIATHLON GAMES

Athletes and coaches that will compete at the 5th edition of the National Triathlon championship will arrive Lagos today. A tour and brief to all athletes and coaches will take place later in the say, while the competition will hold tomorrow with about 120 athletes from all over the country expected to take part

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