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Bazee Uncertain For Senegal Clash

Hannover 96 of Germany striker, Noah Joel Sarenren Bazee is still in doubt for his Super Eagles debut in this month’s international friendly against Senegal, as the Germany-born youngster is in a race against time to be fit for the game. After scaling initial doubts over his eligibility for the match, considering his lack of a Nigerian international passport, the …

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Bafana Prepare For Rohr’s Team

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr will have a view of his next competitive opponents, as South Africa have come out with a roster of their squad for upcoming international friendlies. Rohr’s Eagles are set to tango Bafana Bafana in their opening match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in June, ahead of which the Franco-German tactician will …

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Nigeria Remain 41st In FIFA Ranking

Nigeria remain unmoved at number 41 in the world and seventh in Africa, according to the FIFA football rankings for the month of March. The latest table, which was released on Thursday, the three-time African champions were adjudged the same rank in the world according February rating. With this, Gernot Rohr’s men retain their seventh place in Africa behind Egypt, …

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Chelsea Consider Signing Onyewuenyi

Chelsea of England in-form star, Victor Moses may soon get another Nigerian teammate at the London club, following reports that The Blues are looking seriously towards signing USA-based Kelechi Onyewuenyi this summer. So soon after the exit of Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi to the Chinese Super League, the midfielder’s position at Stamford Bridge is set to be taken …

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Troost-Ekong Recalls Liverpool, City Link

 Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong has revealed that Liverpool and Manchester City were interested in his signature before his transfer to Tottenham Hotspur. Despite interest coming his way from England, though, the 23-year-old Troost-Ekong joined AA Gent of Belgium in July 2015 after stops at Dutch duo, FC Groningen and FC Dordrecht. Born to a Nigerian father and Dutch mom, …

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Kwesé Sports, ESPN Launch Channel

 Econet Media’s Kwesé Sports and ESPN have launched the exclusive ESPN channel on the Kwesé TV bouquet. This collaboration with Africa’s emerging home of premium sports marks the much anticipated return of ESPN to the African continent. The channel comes after the announcement of the game-changing long-term agreement between the two sports broadcasting powerhouses which confirmed Kwesé Sports as the …

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Dalung Promises Free, Fair Elections

 Minister of sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has promised a level playing field for all stakeholders in the forthcoming federation elections, with a pledge that no contestant would be considered as a sacred cow. While affirming his resolve to supervise a clean electoral process, Dalung stressed that the era of godfathers playing roles in sport federations are over and they will …

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NFF Rectify Friendlies’ Ticket Link

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and their official FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport have rectified an initial error that was noted in the internet link for the Super Eagles’ upcoming international friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso in London. Both matches will take place at the home ground of English lower division club, Barnet, Hive Stadium, London; against …

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Aggo Advocates More Interest In Cycling

Assistant national cycling coach, Miebakka Aggo has advocated a situation in which Nigerians pay more attention to the organisation of cycling events, in order to engender better growth for the sport in the country. Aggo, who led the team that represented Nigeria at the 2017 African Continental Cycling Championship in Egypt, blamed a lack of planning for the country’s poor …

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CAF Election Startles Eagles Ahead Qualifiers

…Galadima Calls For Caution Many Super Eagles players are apprehensive and will be keeping a close watch at the March 16, Confederation of African Football (CAF), elections in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. SportsDay gathered from majority of the top players that they have been monitoring the Nigerian media and are worried of where the pendulum will swing during the polls, even …

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