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Onyekuru Declares; “I’m Ready For Move To The EPL“

Young Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru has dropped a huge hint that his future may lie in the Premier League. The 19-year-old sensation has been causing a huge stir with some outstanding performances for Belgian side Eupen who he helped get promotion to the top-flight for the first time in their history last season. The youngster has a £6.8M release clause ...

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Success International Career Under Threat After Row With Coach

The international career of Watford big money signing Isacc Success is under threat according to reports exclusively gathered by Owngoalnigeria.com. There has been no official communication regarding his absence from the team in their camp in France, where they will play two friendly games against Corsica and Togo. Owngoalnigeria.com gathered his international career is close to coming to a premature ...

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I Know Super Eagles Inside Out, Says Baxter

.As Team Leaves For Nigeria June 7 Stuart Baxter, the coach of South Africa believes he has sufficient information to pull out favorable result when his squad faces the Super Eagles on June 10 in an Africa Cup qualifying match. Super Eagles and Bafana Bafana have met 12 times in both competitive and friendly clashes. Nigeria won seven times, drew ...

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Baxter Ropes In Man United Scout To Spy On Nigeria In France

Stuart Baxter has done his research on Nigeria while juggling two jobs‚ and knows he will need it with the Super Eagles having camped in France for three weeks ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Bafana Bafana. The scales are always tipped against Bafana when meeting Nigeria‚ who South Africa have never won against Nigeria in ...

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Nigeria Will Be Different To Seychelles, Says Tovey

The South African Football Association (SAFA) has stated that Nigeria away will be a different team to the likes of Seychelles because of the strength of the opposition. The Bafana Bafana and Super Eagles will look horns in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on the 10th of June 2017. ...

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I Know Corsica Well – Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he has a good knowledge of the Corsica football team that will play against the Eagles today. Speaking at a pre-match press conference yesterday, the Franco-German tactician said, “I have played against Corsica here before with other national teams. I expect good game and atmosphere.” The press conference was also attended by ...

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Onyekuru To Make Transfer Decision After AFCON Qualifier Against South Africa

Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru has stated that he is “ready” to face the challenge of the Premier League if he does make a mover this summer, but will decide his next move after Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Nations Cup qualifier at home against South Africa, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The 19-year-old KAS Eupen striker emerged as the joint-top scorer in the Belgian league ...

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Corsica Friendly Good For Nigeria – Onigbinde

Former Super Eagles coach, Adegboye Onigbinde, has said the friendly match against Corsica on Friday will help Nigeria’s preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations against South Africa in Uyo on June 10. Onigbinde said the Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, was executing his plans for the team through the friendly matches to ensure that they succeed. He said, “The ...

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West Ham Using Zabaleta To Lure Iheanacho From Man City

Out of favor Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho is a prime target for West Ham United this summer, who are hoping to use his close friend Pablo Zabaleta to lure him. Zabaleta is expected to join West Ham following his departure from Manchester City after nine years at the club, and they are banking on him in their bid to ...

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Goalkeepers in Africa find it difficult securing contracts with top European clubs – Dauda

Ghana goalkeeper Fatau Dauda admits it’s difficult for African shot-stoppers to win professional contracts in Europe. The veteran Ghanaian, who plays for Nigerian side Enyimba FC, reckons it’s practically impossible for goalkeepers to sign for top European clubs. A handfull of African goalkeepers find themselves in the elite leagues across Europe and Dauda says the situation is worrying. “It’s very ...

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