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Rohr Monitors Enyeama’s Return From Injury

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr has never hidden his love for former Super Eagles goalkeeper and Captain Vincent Enyeama who only recently returned from a six months injury induced absence. Enyeama is back in training with Lille, but the 35 year old is yet to play a game this season after coach Marcelo Bielsa axed him ...

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Oliseh Wins Best Coach Of The First Stanza In Holland

The coach of Dutch side Fortuna Sittard Sunday Oliseh has won the award for the best coach in the first stanza of the second division league in Holland, thanks to the performance of his team. Oliseh took over the team in January with the team languishing at the basement of the second division, but he steered them away from relegation ...

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Victor Moses Battles Onyango, Tau For African Player Of The Year Award

Mamelodi Sundowns duo of goalkeeper Denis Onyango and enterprising midfielder Percy Tau have been nominated for the prestigious African Player of the Year Award. Nigeria’s Chelsea star, Victor Moses is also in the running. Onyango‚ who is the reigning African Player of the Year based in Africa following his exploits when the Brazilians won the CAF Champions League last year‚ ...

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Does Jay Ajayi Trade Turn Philadelphia Eagles Into Super Bowl Contenders?

The Philadelphia Eagles made a huge trade to shore up their running game by acquiring Pro Bowl running back Jay Ajayi for a fourth-round pick. With Carson Wentz blossoming, and the Eagles look ready to run through the NFC to clinch a Super Bowl berth. However, The Eagles have made big moves before only to fall short, and they have ...

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Adesina Named Osun Utd Head Coach

Osun United Football Club have appointed Adebayo Adesina, as the head coach for the 2017/2018 Nigeria National League. Adesina, was one of the assistants to Duke Udi, last season and takes charge after Udi’s departure to Sunshine Stars and convinced the club’s management and fans he is the right man to steer the club next season. Elewele, as he is ...

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Rabah Madjer Names 23-Man Squad For Nigeria, CAR Matches

Algeria coach Rabah Madjer has named a 23-man squad for his team’s upcoming matches against Nigeria and Central African Republic. The Fennec Foxes will host Nigeria in Constantine on November 10 for their final Group B match in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, followed by a friendly against CAR in Algiers on November 14. The matches will be Madjer’s first ...

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Kessington Adebutu U-18 Tourney: Abeokuta North, Ado-Odo/Ota, Ijebu-Ode, Ikenne LGs In Semifinals

The Kessington Adebutu U18 football tourney which has entered the semifinal stage will see Ikenne Local Government Male side this Thursday battle their counter-part from Ijebu-Ode Local Government at the Gateway International Stadium in Ilaro. Also Abeokuta North Local Government will trade tackles with Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government side in the other semi-final of the competition slated for the same day ...

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Southgate To Tammy Abraham – Forget Nigeria

.Assures Him Of England Chance Coach of the senior national team of England Gareth Southgate has successfully convinced Tammy Abraham to banish the idea of representing Nigeria. The online edition of British media outfit Times monitored by Owngoalnigeria.com Michael James has ‎it that the coach had a meeting with the 20 year old shortly after watching him in action for ...

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Messi Withdraws From Argentina-Nigeria Friendly

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi will not be on parade at the Krasnodar Stadium, Krasnodar, venue of the pre-World Cup friendly between Argentina and Nigeria on Tuesday, November 14. According to Ole Argentina, manager of the two-time world champions Jorge Sampaoli has opted not to field his skipper against the Super Eagles. And it has been suggested that the striker will ...

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Okocha Tasks NFF On More Grade A Friendlies

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has tasked the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to ensure that the Super Eagles get busy with grade A friendly matches ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. “NFF deserve lots of commendation for organizing a friendly match with a top side like Argentina.” “I believe it is a sign of great things ...

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