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Onuoha Suffers Horror Face Cut

Queens Park Rangers’ Nigerian-born defender, Nedum Onuoha suffered a painful return to action on Wednesday night when he was forced off with a cut near his eye after clashing heads with his team-mate, Steven Caulker. Onuoha, who has in the past being severally courted for an invitation to the Super Eagles, was left with a sizable gash on his left ...

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Adamu Makes Case For Keshi

Renowned sports administrator, Dr Amos Adamu has spoken out in support of Stephen Keshi to get a contract extension as Super Eagles coach, as he believes the gaffer was not to blame for the country’s inability to qualify for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea.   The former director general of National Sports Commission (NSC) argued that ...

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F/Eagles Ready For Non-stop Football

-U20 Team Settle In Senegal -Ifeanyi Hails Dakar Weather Under-20 national team, Flying Eagles holding midfielder, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi has stated delight with the weather the squad stepped out into on arrival in Dakar, Senegal for the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC), with a view that he and his colleagues would be able to play ‘non-stop’ football in such conditions. Although ...

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NFF Target Iwobi Against Zambia

Nigeria Football Federation are pressing buttons to allow Arsenal of England youngster, Alex Iwobi don the under-23 national team’s jersey for the next All Africa Games qualifier against Zambia.   If we are to put the cart before the horse, the attacking midfielder could play his first game for the Dream Team against Zambia in a month’s time in the ...

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Dimeji Lawal Downplays Eaglets’ Failure

-Ex-Cadet Dazzler Wants U17 World Cup Focus As the search continues for explanations of the Golden Eaglets’ poor outing at the recent African U-17 Championship in Niger Republic, with attempts to also proffer suggestions on the way towards a revival for the squad, a member of the maiden outfit that won the FIFA U-16 World Cup at China ’85, Dimeji ...

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Beach Eagles Battle Ghana

The beach soccer national team, Super Sand Eagles will take on Ghana’s squad this Friday in their first outing at the Power Horse Invitational Tournament in Durban, South Africa. The game will come 48 hours after the Sand Eagles arrived in South Africa, as the country’s delegation to the competition, led by first vice-president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Barrister ...

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AFRICAN JUNIOR ATHLETICS 2015: Nigeria Get First Medal In Ethiopia

-Oduduru, Brume, Fasasi, Others Reach Finals The hope of Team Nigeria junior athletes, competing in the 12th edition of the African Junior athletics Championships holding in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to defend the overall best African junior athletics team became high on the first day of competition which started Thursday with the country getting its first medal through Thaddus Okpara in ...

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IK Uche Gets April 27 Court Date

-As Delay Hits Match-fixing Trial Villarreal of Spain striker, Ikechukwu Uche has been forced to face a prolonged wait for a verdict on a match-fixing trial he is involved in at his base, as the initial March 5 date for the next hearing has been put on hold till April 27. IK and other players implicated in the match-fixing scandal ...

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Oparanozie, Oshoala Miss Mali Clash

Great expectations for a repeat of the sparkling attacking combination of female national team stars, Desire Oparanozie and Asisat Oshoala in the Super Falcons’ forthcoming All Africa Games qualifier against Gabon will not materialize after all, as both stars have been ruled out of the encounter on account of club duties. Oshoala is still settling down to life at her ...

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Ujah Scores Own Goal

FC Cologne of Germany striker, Anthony Ujah had a different turn to his recent burst in front of goal with his Bundesliga outfit, as hit one behind his own goalkeeper to send his side out of the German Cup in a 2-1 loss away to SC Freiburg. The former SV Mainz striker, who led the Super Eagles attack at Brazil ...

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