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Mikel Relishing World Cup Ticket

Super Eagles Captain John Obi Mikel says it is a dream come true helping Nigeria secure a ticket to the 2018 Fifa World Cup. Mikel put up a commanding performance as the Super Eagles edged Zambia 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium to book an early flight to Russia. According to the 30-year-old who will lead Gernot Rohr’s men quest ...

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AHEAD RUSSIA 2018: FORMER EAGLES CALL FOR EARLY PREPARATIONS

With qualification secured for Nigeria’s sixth participation in the World Cup, some former international players have urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the team handlers to hit the ground running by commencing preparation for the global event holding next year in Russia. Some of the former Nigerian internationals who spoke with the Sports Village Square include Etim Esin, Benedict ...

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Osimhen Wants Out Of Wolfsburg

Victor Osimhen is keen on a loan move away from German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg in order to boost his chances of going to the World Cup 2018 in Russia with the Super Eagles of Nigeria. Osimhen has struggled to get games at Wolfsburg since the start of the season with just six minutes of league football to his name this ...

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NFF Shops For Top Friendly Matches For Eagles

Having qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, top quality friendly matches against highly-rated teams are being lined up for the Super Eagles. Nigeria became the first African nation to book one of the five spaces reserved for Africa at next summer’s World Cup, with a 1-0 victory over the Chipolopolo of Zambia weekend at the Godswill Akpabio ...

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Nigeria Capable Of Winning 2018 World Cup – Ideye

Super Eagles striker, Brown Ideye says the current crop of players can help the Nigeria realize the dream of winning the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The three-time Africa champions qualified for the World Cup after beating Zambia 1-0 on Saturday in Uyo. The former West Brom striker stated via his twitter handle that nothing is football and believe Nigeria ...

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Abdullahi, Moses In CAF Best XI Players Of Match Day 5

Super Eagles Man of the Match in their 1-0 win over Zambia Shehu Abdullahi has been selected in the official CAF BEST XI players of match day 5 of the World Cup Qualifiers in Africa. Abdullahi provided the cross which Alex Iwobi drove home to seal a memorable win and a spot for Nigeria at next year World Cup, and ...

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Agu: How I Was Named After Mikel

Bursaspor of Turkey midfielder, Mikel Agu has disclosed that his real names is ‘Michael Ndubuisi Agu’ but he was popularly referred to as ‘Mikel’ during his childhood days because he styled his game after that of Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, and he quickly adopted the name. In appreciation of the Tianjin TEDA of China star, Agu says Mikel ...

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Rohr Puts Fitness Top In Team Selection

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has declared that the fisrt factor he looks at in arriving at his choice of players to start matches is the fitness levels of each lad he has on offer in his squad. Though the German tactician stopped short of revealing the tactics he would employ against Zambia in Saturday’s decisive World Cup qualifier, ...

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Balogun: Top Form Makes Every Difference

SV Mainz 05 of Germany defender, Leon Adeyemi Balogun has added his voice to mind games ahead of Saturday’s big battle between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo, with a verdict that the Super Eagles’ current top form will see them through against Chipolopolo. Speaking of his permutations heading into the 5pm kick-off at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, the former ...

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Mikel Avoids Boasting Ahead Of Uyo Clash

Tianjin Teda of China midfielder, John Mikel Obi has promised that he and his colleagues in the Super Eagles will allow their boots do the talking against Zambia on Saturday, rather than go around with boastful comments ahead of the game. Speaking against the backdrop of repeated comments by the Zambian coach, Wedson Nyirenda and his players that they will ...

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