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Iwobi Declares: I Am The Nutmeg Prince

Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi is gloating over rave reviews trailing his thrilling performance for the Super Eagles in Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya, after which he labeled himself ‘The Nutmeg Prince.’ Iwobi hit headlines with a direct assist in Nigeria’s second goal of a sizzling 4-0 win, and provide the pass that made the third goal, as …

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Kalu Brushes Aside Personal Glory In His Performance

Girondins-Bordeaux of France winger, Samuel Kalu has brushed aside all personal accolades that are coming his way, following his stunning goal from distance that footballlive.ng recalls sealed a 4-0 win against Libya for the Super Eagles on Saturday in Uyo. Although he admitted he was thrilled to score his first international goal for Nigeria, and in breathtaking fashion at that, …

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Rohr Says Ighalo Has Rewarded Faith In Him

Technical adviser of the Super Eagles Gernot Rohr says Odion Ighalo has proved his critics wrong by scoring a hattrick in the team’s 4 – 0 whitewash of Libya at the Godswill Akpabio international stadium in Uyo on Saturday. The Franco-German trainer has faced massive crititisms from different sections of the football lovers in the country for sticking to play …

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Victor Moses May Send Callum Hudson-Odoi To Aston Villa

Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi could be an Aston Villa player by the end of the January transfer window according to the Sun. The Blues starlet was prevented from going out on loan last summer with Maurizio Sarri stepping in to prevent one of his brightest prospects from leaving the club. After a stellar pre-season to suggest Hudson-Odoi could have a …

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Messi Won’t Be A Leader For As Long As He Goes To The Toilet 20 Times Before A Game – Maradona

Lionel Messi is not a leader, according to Diego Maradona, with the Barcelona and Argentina talisman accused of “going to the bathroom 20 times before a game”. At 31 years of age and having spent more than a decade as an elite performer in the global game, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is accustomed to shouldering pressure and expectation. He …

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FIFA Legend Roberto Carlos Invites Fans To FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018

“Great players and great teams want to test themselves against the very best,” said the former left-back The Brazilian FIFA Legend visited the Louvre Abu Dhabi and invited fans from around the world to watch the world’s best players in action this December Abu Dhabi, UAE – Saturday, 13 October 2018: With just under two months to go until the …

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Henry, Zidane, France 98 Heroes Forging Coaching Careers

Thierry Henry will hope to follow in the footsteps of some famous former France team-mates as he embarks on a coaching career with Monaco. Thierry Henry’s appointment at Monaco comes with expectations heightened by more than just his stellar achievements on the pitch. The 41-year-old Arsenal great has returned to the club that gave him his start in professional football …

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Onazi, Shehu Abdullahi Ruled Out Sfax Clash

Turkey-based duo of Trabzonspor midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi and Bursaspor defender, Shehu Abdullahi have both been ruled out of the Super Eagles’ second leg Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya on Tuesday. This comes after Onazi copped a knock in training last week in Uyo, while Abdullahi bowed out early from the first leg at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, …

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Nigeria 2nd Behind South Africa In AFCON Qualifiers

Nigeria’s efforts to move top of Group E in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers received a massive dent on Saturday, as South Africa romped high on the log with a 6-0 trouncing of Seychelles. While Nigeria’s Super Eagles scored early but struggled all through the first half, before eventually beating Libya 4-0 same day in Uyo, Bafana Bafana proved …

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NFF’s Sports Ministry Subvention Delays Eagles’ Bonus

Officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have explained that the failure of the sports ministry to forward the soccer body’s financial subvention kept on hold an immediate payment of match bonuses for the Super Eagles. The players had expected to be paid immediately after their Africa Cup of Nations battle against Libya on Saturday, only to be informed afterwards that …

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