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Yakmut Promises U23 Team Total Backing

National Sports Commission (NSC) director-general, Mallam Al-Hasan Yakmut has promised full support from the nation’s umbrella body for the under-23 national team, in the squad’s quest to pick at ticket to next year’s Olympic Games. Speaking on Tuesday in Abuja, Yakmut rubbished a report that Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) had abandoned the team ahead of their Rio 2016 Olympics qualifier ...

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Liverpool Want Barca’s Adekanye

FC Barcelona of Spain’s Nigerian-born youth team revelation, Bobby Adekanye has caught transfer interest from Liverpool of England, with a hint that the youngster could be on his to the English Premier League this summer. Born in Nigeria, Adekanye moved to Holland when he was four to live in Amsterdam with his family, then arrived in Barcelona in 2011 after ...

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Taye Taiwo Targets Big Transfer

-Eyes Return After 14 Months Inaction Former Super Eagles defender, Taye Ismaila Taiwo has declared that he is seeking a route back to relevance in the round leather game, with a deal this summer window, in order to get his career back on track. ‘The Tornado’ has been out of action for 14 months, due to contractual hiccups at his ...

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Odunlami Heads Out To Raja

Dramatic news has hit the Nigerian domestic football scene, as Sunshine Stars of Akure defender, Ebenezer Kunle Odunlami is heading out for a deal with Raja Casablanca of Morocco, less than a week after former Rangers International of Enugu striker, Christian Osaguona Ighodalo opted out of his contract with the same club. In what could turn out to be a ...

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Arabi To Decide Ezekiel’s Future

Standard Liege of Belgium attacker, Imoh Ezekiel has been left hanging on the balance during the summer transfer window simply because his parent club, Al-Arabi of Qatar are yet to make a definite statement on their prospects for his immediate future. While the youngster would prefer either sticking with Liege into the coming season or accept one of many transfer ...

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Troost-Ekong Rules Out EPL

–Thinks Germany, Holland, Belgium New Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong has sensationally ruled out the option of starring in the English Premier League next season, as the Holland-based stopper believes a move to central Europe would aid his international prospects a lot better than toiling in the speedy clime of England’s top-flight. Speaking on his options in the summer transfer ...

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Dedevbo: We’re Not Under Pressure

Female youth national team, Falconets coach, Peter Dedevbo has declared that he and his players are not under any pressure at all, as they prepare to take on Liberia in the opening round of the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup qualifiers. The Falconets will begin their campaign for a place at the next Female Youth Mundial slated for Azerbaijan against ...

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Siasia Knows AAG Foes July 9

-Falcons Opponents Also Emerge Next Thursday Under-23 national team coach, Samson Yebowei Siasia will get to know the identity of the countries his squad will tango in their group matches for this year’s All Africa Games when the competition draw holds next Thursday in Cairo, Egypt. Siasia is currently preparing his side for a crunch game against All Africa Games ...

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Okon Loses Falcons’ Job

-NFF Name Danjuma Acting Coach Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have sensationally announced the exit of Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt coach, Edwin Okon as handler of the female national team, Super Falcons and named Christopher Danjuma in his place on an acting basis. A media statement from the NFF disclosed Monday that Okon’s initial assistant, Danjuma steps in as acting ...

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Ambrose Survives Celtic Clearout

A strong hint has emerged that out-of-favour Super Eagles right-wing-back, Efe Ambrose might yet stick with Celtic of Scotland into the coming season, following reports that the club has left his name off a list of players heading for the exit door this summer. Against all initial fears that Ambrose could be sent packing this summer, following a dip in ...

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