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EAGLES SET FOR WORLD CUP FAIRYTALE – ROHR

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has declared that the team are capable of pulling off a World Cup fairy-tale in Russia. The Franco-German gaffer told DW that discipline, determination and desire will drive the youthful Eagles to pull of shocks at Russia 2018, saying they do not need a special star for them to shine… DW: Nigeria dominated in World ...

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Ogu: We Have Right Quality To Shock World Cup

Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ugochukwu Ogu (Suker) has declared that the array of young players in Nigeria’s squad to this year’s World Cup will boost the Super Eagles’ hopes of shocking the global soccer showpiece. The former Academica de Coimbra of Portugal star declared in this interview with scorenigeria.com.ng that the Eagles have the right quality and ...

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Amuneke: My World Cup Tale Started In 1986

The dream started in 1986 when the whole world saw Diego Maradona single handedly win the World Cup for Argentina and he was so close again in 1990 to repeating that feat. As a left-footed winger, Maradona was my idol and I tried to model my game after him. Got something to say? The let your voice be heard! Back ...

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Eagles Must Be Clinical In Russia – Lawal

Former Super Eagles winger, Garba ‘Chindo’ Lawal has come out with his views on Nigeria’s chances at this year’s World Cup in Russia, but says for the team to make any headway in their group, the players have to be clinical in all departments of the game What are the chances of the Super Eagles doing well in Russia this ...

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Adeagbo Basks In Euphoria Of Winter Olympics

Despite failing to make any telling impact in the skeleton event of this year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, Simidele Adeagbo is still basking in the euphoria of becoming the first Nigerian athlete to complete at the Games normally reserved for countries from temperate regions. Adeagbo stayed upbeat after her historic outing on Friday, in spite of placing last in ...

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Onuora: Malaria Almost Stopped My Dream

When Nigerian-born British female sprinter, Anyika Onuora took some time off to visit family in her father’s country back in October 2015, she expected it to be like every other holiday; but the 32-year-old contracted malaria and was unable to walk. At that point, her Rio 2016 Olympic dream was left hanging in the balance but, just 10 months later, ...

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Adeagbo Guns For Medal At Winter Olympics

One of Nigeria’s impending history makers at this year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea, Simidele Aeagbo has promised to unfold a new bag of skills that will help her shock the world by snatching a medal in PyeongChang, South Korea. Adeagbo will etch her name and that of Nigeria in the record books, when she competes as the first African ...

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Balogun Dedicates World Cup Spot To His Parents

SV Mainz of Germany defender, Leon Aderemi Balogun has dedicated his presence in Nigeria’s World Cup qualification matches to his parents, who he hinted play a key role in encouraging him to succeed with the Super Eagles. Balogun posted a photograph of himself in the middle of his father and importer, with a short caption depicting the role they played ...

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Oshonaike Reflects On Glorious Career, Vows To Continue

Nigerian female table tennis ace, Funke Oshonaike has declared that she is not thinking about retiring just yet, in spite of her several years and appearances in major competitions in a very long and glittering career. Oshonaike has been around the table tennis court longer than any other woman in the history of the sport in Nigeria, but the ping-pong ...

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Dasaolu Skips 2018 Commonwealth Games

Nigerian-born British athlete, James Dasaolu has withdrawn from this year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia, over issues speculated to be connected with fitness troubles. Dasaolu is not the only one to withdraw, though, as he is joined by fellow-Brit, Ashleigh Nelson in pilling out of the GB squad to Gold Coast 2018. Thirty-year-old two-time European champion, Dasaolu is Britain’s second fastest ...

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