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Don’t Rush Enyeama back, Lawal warns

Says Croatia and Iceland will be tough Warns Rohr not to change winning team Former Super Eagles’ midfielder, Garba Lawal says the Super Eagles can make it out of their world cup group D if they are mentally strong and without the presence of Lille OSC Goalkeeper Vincent Enyema. Lawal who featured for Nigeria at two different world cups (1998 ...

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Plateau United will make Nigeria proud in Africa – Salomon Junior

Beninese international and Plateau United defender, Salomon Junior has expressed confidence that plateau united will do well in the continent next year. The former Asec Mimosa and Bayelsa United defender who was the stand-in captain for his side stated this shortly after his team forced Enyimba International of Aba to a draw on match day one of the NPFL Super ...

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WE WILL TAKE EACH GAME AS THEY COME – MAIKABA

sets to unleash new kids on the block ahead of The NPFL Season The Technical adviser of Nigeria Representative in the forth coming CAF Confederation Cup Akwa United, Abdul maikaba has reiterated that his team will take every game as they come rather than piling unnecessary pressure on themselves when the new season kick starts early next year. The former ...

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Olić Warns Croatia Over Strengths Of Nigeria’s Team

Croatia’s assistant coach and ex-international star, Ivica Olić has confessed that his side will find the going tough when they face Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup, as he fears the Super Eagles could overwhelm his players with sheer speed and physical power. Olić said Nigeria’s 4–2 spanking of Argentina is a reflection of what the Eagles can do, but ...

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Kayode Out With Injury Till 2018

Girona of Spain striker, Olarewaju Kayode will not see action with his club again this year, as he has been ruled out with an injury that will see him return sometime in January 2018. Information on offer from Spain indicates that Kayode has been ruled out for six weeks, after getting a muscular complaint during training with his side. The ...

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Weightlifting Trails Pull 15 States, FCT, 4 Clubs

Nigeria’s National Weightlifting Trials opened in Abuja on Thursday, with 15 states in attendance. Secretary-general of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF), Umar Lambu said the states will compete against athletes from FCT and four clubs at the competition. Lambu said all states across the country are expected to participate, but disclosed that only 16 states have registered so far. The registered ...

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Oluwafemiayo Breaks Powerlifting World Record

Nigerian powerlifter, Paul Kehinde Oluwafemiayo on Friday night broke the men’s -65kg world record at this year’s World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico. The competition ends on Saturday. Kehinde is the second Nigerian lifter to break a world record at the 2017 worlds after Folashade Oluwafemiayo broke the women’s -86kg world record on the second day of the competition. Kehinde, ...

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NFF Reveal Plans For Serbia, Denmark Friendlies

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) top shots have disclosed that they are already working on plans to secure friendly matches for the Super Eagles against Denmark and Serbia. Officials said on Tuesday that details of the intending games will become clearer when NFF president, Amaju Melvin Pinnick returns to Nigeria from London. The match against Serbia will expose the Eagles to ...

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FIFA Slams Nigeria, Deduct Three Points Over Abdulahi

Following the recent meeting of the Disciplinary Committee, FIFA can Tuesday confirmed the latest sanctions imposed for incidents that occurred during the preliminary competition for the FIFA World Cup™ as well as in international friendlies. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been sanctioned for fielding an ineligible player in the match between Algeria and Nigeria on 10 November 2017. The ...

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Ajunwa-Okpara Now ACP, Seeks Support For Foundation

Nigeria’s only individual Gold medalist till date, Chioma Ajunwa-Okpara, was on Monday decorated as an Assistant Commissioner of Police, by the Police Service Commission. The event took place at the Police College in Ikeja. The Promotion from a Chief Suprintendent of Police, was coming only after a week of Ajunwa-Okpara, launching a foundation to discover new stars that will take ...

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