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Libya Want PSV Youngster For AFCON Qualifiers

Libya have stepped up their efforts to stop Nigeria in next month’s double-fixture against the Super Eagles, with the North African country now putting heat on PSV Eindhoven of Holland’s two-footed winger, Zakaria Aboukhlal to make a switch. Though Aboukhlal has youth caps with Holland and has a bright future for a senior national team future with Le Oranj, he …

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Moses Parries Europa League Snub For EPL Thrills

Chelsea winger, Victor Moses has pushed aside the snub he got from The Blues’ gaffer, Maurizio Sarri for Thursday’s Europa League fixture in Greece, as he has turned his focus on getting a shirt in the English Premier League on Sunday. Chelsea are set to visit West Ham United in a London derby on Super Sunday, ahead of which footballlive.ng …

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Iwobi Targets Emirates Stadium Goal Vs Everton

Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi has set his mind on taking a step further than an assist he got for The Gunners in the Europa League on Thursday, as footballlive.ng can report that he now wants to net a goal against Everton at Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Iwobi and his Arsenal pals will step out at the same venue where they …

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Solanke Out Of Liverpool, Southampton Fixture

Liverpool striker, Dominic Solanke is set to miss out on action with his club against Southampton, as footballlive.ng gathered he is yet to fully recover from concussion. This much was on Friday disclosed by The Reds’ manager, Jurgen Klopp, who said Solanke will not make his first appearance of the season due to his ongoing recuperation after a scary knock …

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Egwuekwe’s Libya Deal Can Bring Eagles’ Victory Tips

Former Super Eagles defender, Azubuike Egwuekwe could become Nigeria’s insider to leak pivotal information about Libya, the Nigerian team’s next opponents in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers, as the towering stopper has signed a deal with a top club in the North African country. Egwuekwe, who captained Warri Wolves before moving abroad four years ago, could be Nigeria’s …

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Eagles Move One Step Up To 48th In FIFA Rankings

Nigeria’s ill fortunes in the monthly global rankings by world soccer governing body, FIFA, continued on Thursday, as the Super Eagles were able to rise only one spot to 48th position in the latest ratings announced by the assessors. Despite an emphatic 3-0 win away to Seychelles in their first match after the 2018 World Cup in Russia, FIFA have …

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Musa, Troost-Ekong, Ndidi Tipped For CAF Award’s List

Nigeria’s search for a return to the podium with a player as African Footballer of The Year is set to be spearheaded by Ahmed Musa, William Troost-Ekong and OghenekaroEtebo, as feelers reaching footballlive.ng indicate that all three are highly rated for nominations. A sneak preview from the corridors of Confederation of African Football (CAF) indicates that Musa, Troost-Ekong and Etebo …

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Etebo Hails Stoke’s Fans For Win Against Swansea

Stoke City of England midfielder, OghenekaroEtebo has praised The Potters’ fans for the role they played in his side’s 1-0 victory against Swansea City, as he says the supporters were simply amazing during the game. Although he admitted he was sad to get a yellow card in the game, the former Feirense of Portugal and Las Palmas of Spain dazzler …

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Nigeria Lead Guinea, Senegal To U17 AFCON

Against earlier critical views, Nigeria will not be the only team from West Africa at the 2019 Africa U-17 Cup of Nations in Tanzania, as Guinea and Senegal have also qualified for the main event. Heated debate had been on among West African countries that the zone was being schemed outof things in order not to dominate the cadre much …

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Pinnick Defies All Odds In Re-election As NFF President

Delta State-born soccer technocrat and administrator, Melvin Amaju Pinnick on Thursday defied all odds to break a longstanding jinx, in becoming the first man to be re-elected as president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). In Thursday’s NFF executive committee election, which was widely preceded by threats of annulment by court rulings and apathy from the sports minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, …

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