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NFF Confirm Corsica, Togo Friendlies

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have confirmed that the Super Eagles will play two international friendly matches, against the Senior National Teams of Corsica and Togo respectively, before the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa in Uyo next month. Chief Coach Salisu Yusuf will lead a contingent of goalkeepers’ trainer Alloy Agu, home –based professionals Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Alhassan …

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Cameroon Call Seven New Players

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are bound to come up against an array of unfamiliar players in the Indomitable Lions when both sides clash this August in a crunch 2018 World Cup qualifier, as Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos has called up seven uncapped players to his squad for upcoming matches. The 30-man squad Broos picked for the opening round of 2019 Africa …

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Isaac Success Thanks Watford Pals

Watford of England striker, Isaac Success has come out with words of appreciation to the players and crew of his club for all the support they gave him to help him settle down and put up a brilliant impact during his first season in the English Premier League. It was last July that The Hornets broke their transfer record in …

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Hammers Edge Everton For Onyekuru

West Ham United are reportedly close to beating Everton in the race to sign Henry Onyekuru. According to Own Goal Nigeria, West Ham United have won the race to sign Eupen attacker Henry Onyekuru, beating off competition from Everton. The Hammers focused their attentions on attacking reinforcements last summer, but the likes of Sofiane Feghouli, Gokhan Tore, Ashley Fletcher, Jonathan …

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Amodu’s Son Dies In Lagos

Few days to the first memorial of the death of former Super Eagles coach, Shaibu Amodu, the late gaffer’s son has been reported dead in Lagos. Details of the story by The Sun newspaper reveal that the late coach’s 12 year old son, Suleiman, a student of Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Abeokuta, died on Sunday, May 14 at Randle General …

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Blackburn Sack Hope Akpan

English lower division side, Blackburn Rovers have cut short their romance with former Super Eagles midfielder, Hope Akpan. After holding talks with the central midfielder, Blackburn informed him that he will not be offered a new deal when his contract comes to an end next month. Akpan, who joined Rovers in the summer of 2015 from Reading, and went on …

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Bafana Coach Gets ‘Executive Powers’

-South Africa Desperate To Beat Nigeria Bafana Bafana of South Africa coach, Stuart Baxter has received what could be tagged ‘executive powers’ from the country’s football federation, as The Rainbow Nation seek to upstage Nigeria in the race to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. With both countries billed to open the qualifiers for Cameroon 2019 on June 10 in …

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West Ham Join Iheanacho Chase

West Ham United have joined the race for the signature of English Premier League rivals, Manchester City’s out of favour youngster, Kelechi Iheanacho. The Citizens are prepared to listen to offers for Iheanacho to assist them have more funds to do transfer business in the summer, according to Standard Sport. The 20-year-old has found game time at the Etihad Stadium …

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Mikel Returns Next Week

Tianjin Teda of China midfielder, John Mikel Obi is expected back at his base next week, for the final lap of his recuperation from a recent injury. The former Chelsea of England star is still undergoing rehabilitation after undergoing surgery in England towards the end of last month. Teda manager ‎Jaime Pacheco is desperately looking forward to the return to …

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Oneya Hails Reception For Pinnick

Former chairman of then Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Brig. Gen Dominic Obukadata Oneya, has hailed the South-South Congress of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki over plans to host the soccer body’s current president, Melvin Amaju Pinnick this weekend. Speaking with Edo State FA chairman and spokesman of the congress, Frank Ilaboya, Oneya, said Amaju is …

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