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Victor Moses Returns, Says Chelsea Critics Too Harsh

Victor Moses believes critics have been “too harsh” on champions Chelsea this season, and says the team have stuck together through their difficult times of late. Antonio Conte’s Chelsea side, who won the Premier League title with a record-breaking 30 wins in May, have endured an inconsistent start to the campaign with losses against Burnley, Manchester City and Crystal Palace ...

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Troost-Ekong Says Argentina Must Respect Nigeria

Bursaspor of Turkey defender, William Troost-Ekong has raised the ante of expectations ahead of the Super Eagles’ international friendly against Argentina on Tuesday, as he says he is not scared of playing any team that comes his way as an opponent. While also boasting that he and his Eagles’ colleagues would be able to handle any opposition during next year’s ...

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Iwobi Hails Fans For Unbeaten W/Cup Qualifiers

Arsenal of England attacker, Alex Iwobi has sent out words of appreciation to Nigerian football fans, with a view that it was unflinching support from the soccer faithful that made it possible for the Super Eagles to reach Russia 2018 World Cup unbeaten. Making his thoughts known in the wake of Friday’s 1-1 draw away to Algeria, The Gunners’ former ...

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Ogu: I Spent Much To Be Fit Against Algeria

Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ugochukwu Ogu has revealed that he had to spend a lot of his personal funds in order to p0ut himself back into top fitness for the Super Eagles invitation for Friday’s match against Algeria due to injury. After netting a ‘wonder goal’ that almost gave Nigeria an away victory to consolidate their World ...

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NFF Plan ‘Clear-air’ Meeting With Eagles

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have fixed a crucial meeting for Sunday at the Super Eagles’ camp in Krasnodar, Russia, during which issues affecting match bonuses and camp allowances of the national team players would be thrashed out. Information in this direction was provided on Saturday by NFF president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick, who said a meeting between top shots of the ...

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Balogun Remembers Ikeme Amidst Pride, Honour

SV Mainz 05 of Germany defender, Leon Adeyemi Balogun has dedicated his day of honour and pride as Super Eagles’ captain for the first time to the team’s ill first choice goalkeeper, Carl Onuoha Ikeme. With Ikeme still battling to recover fully from leukemia, which kept him out of the Eagles last four matches in the World Cup qualifiers, Balogun ...

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Ovie Ejaria On Song For Liverpool

Former Golden Eaglets invitee, Ovie Ejaria made history with Liverpool’s reserves squad, as the youngster  hit target with a wonder goal in a midstream competition. Ejaria was on target as Liverpool beat Newcastle United 2-1in a Premier League International Cup clash at Prenton Park on Friday night. Ejaria, who lined out in jersey number ten,  was joined in the Reds ...

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Solanke Set To Star Against Brazil

Liverpool striker, Dominic Solanke is set to be handed a late call-up to England senior national team ahead of Tuesday night’s friendly against Brazil at the National Stadium in London. With a rash of injuries hitting the squad, Solanke will join The Three Lions upon his return from his outing with the junior team in a European U21 Championship qualifier ...

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Tammy Debuts For England’s Senior Team

Swansea City of England striker, Tammy Abraham finally got his full senior national team debut with The Three Lions in Friday’s international friendly against Germany, but failed to score on a historic evening at Wembley Stadium. After dramatically opting out of a pact to switch allegiance and star for Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Tammy made his first appearance for England’s senior ...

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Uzoho’s National Team Breakthrough Not Yet Uhuru

Deportivo La Coruna of Spain goalkeeper, Francis Odinaka has found out that it is not yet Uhuru for him, as far as a starting role with the Super Eagles is concerned. The message from Friday’s game is that Uzoho still has a lot of learning to pick up from the duo of Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi in the national ...

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