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AFCON Qualifier: Mba Hopeful Of Clean Officiating From Formerly Banned Referee

The Kenyan served a three-month ban in 2016 following a poor judgment but the FIFA Referee instructor has called for confidence in the official Linus Mba is optimistic of an unbiased officiating as David Omweno takes charge of Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Seychelles at the Stade Linte. The 34-year-old Kenyan was among the two referees …

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Revive ‘Westerhof’s Football Culture’ – Taribo To NFF

Former Super Eagles defender, Taribo West wants the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to revive the football culture adopted by former handler, Clemens Westerhof and his successor, Bonfrere Jo in their days with the team. Taribo, a member of the gold winning Atlanta ’96 Olympics squad, as well as member of the Super Eagles team to France ’98 and Korea/Japan 2002 …

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AFCON Qualifier: We Are Ready For Nigeria – Wawu

Australian based player Alex Wawu has declared that the Pirates of Seychelles are battle ready for Nigeria, reports Footballlive.ng. Seychelles will host Nigeria in a 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier at the Stade Linite on Saturday. “We are getting ready and thinking about the game. We are looking forward to the match,” Alex Wawu told Footballlive.ng. “We are …

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Onazi: Eagles Ready To Roll With New Vibes

Super Eagles defensive midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is feeling a new vibe ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Seychelles. Nigeria will hope to reinvigorate their qualification with a win in a Group E clash with the Pirates at the Stade Linite on Saturday. With kickoff set for 1:30pm Nigerian time, the Trabzonspor star says the only …

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Fear Of Unknown Will Help Eagles Fly Past Seychelles, Says Ogu

Super Eagles central midfielder John Ogu has shrugged off the negative effect the absence of skipper John Obi Mikel could have on the team when they face the Pirates of Seychelles on Saturday. The Eagles will face Seychelles in a Group E 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier at the Stade Linite. “It’s always a huge blow if the …

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To Handle Seychelles With Care- Nwankwo Charges Eagles

Super Eagles striker Simeon Nwankwo has urged his team-mates to handle Saturday’s game professionally so that their hosts in the AFCON 2019 qualifier would not cause an upset. Nigeria’s players take part in a training session at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 15, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP Nwankwo who plays for …

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Seychelles Want To Shock Super Eagles – Coach

Seychelles’ national team coach, Gavin Jeanne has disclosed that his players are not under any form of pressure heading into their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria, hence his view that they will have fun against the Super Eagles. As Saturday’s AFCON 2019 fixture in Victoria draws nearer, Jeanne is happy that his side are the underdogs, who will …

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Akide Celebrates Role As Regent University Handler

Nigerian female national team, Super Falcons’ former striker, Mercy Akide-Udoh has stated sheer delight with her appointment as head coach of Regent University women’s soccer team in the United States of America. It is another step forward for Akide-Udoh, who, between 2006-2008 was the head coach for U-16 Athena C Gold Girls at Stars Soccer Club, and worked within Youth …

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Moses Survives Drop From Chelsea’s Europa League List

Widespread fears that Chelsea of England winger, Victor Moses could be left out of the club’s UEFA Europa League squad this season have been laid to rest, as the out-of-favour star has been confirmed for this season’s second-tier continental competition. Worries had risen high among Nigerian fans that the recent bench-warming role Moses has been forced to endure at Chelsea …

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Udoh Finally Sticks With Juventus Of Italy

Juventus of Italy striker, King Udoh will stay pout with the Serie A club throughout this season, despite initial speculation that he was bound to move in the summer. With playing time not accorded him in Juve’s main team, Udoh had been touted for a summer exit in order to get regular action elsewhere, but all that has come unstuck. …

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