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Okosun Gives Falconets Psychology Talk

-Ahead Of U-20 Women’s World Cup Challenge Head of the psychology unit of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Dr. Robinson Okosun over the weekend lectured the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup –bound Falconets on the importance of developing their mental toughness and confidence level in order to excel under intense pressure and provocation. With barely two weeks to the commencement of …

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Uchebo Sues Club Over Salary

Boavista of Portugal striker, Michael Uchebo is locked in a bitter legal battle with the Portuguese Primera Liga outfit over his salary. Uchebo joined Boavista as a free agent from Belgian club Cercle Brugge soon after joining the Super Eagles to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. However, his relationship with the Portuguese club turned sour just before the new …

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Ikpea Charges Eagles For Victory

A leading member of Nigerian Football Supporters Club, Reverend Sam Ikpea has charged the Super Eagles to ensure they emerge victorious in next weekend’s World Cup qualifier against Algeria. Making his views about the match known in an exclusive interview with Akeem Busari on Tuesday, Ikpea, who is secretary-general of the supporters club, stressed that nothing short of victory should …

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Peace United Win Oracle U-15 Trophy

There was a carnival-like atmosphere on Sunday at Legacy Pitch of National Stadium, Lagos, as the 8th final of Oracle Sports and Entertainment U15 Cup was decided and Peace United defeated Sunshine FC 4-3 penalties to lift the trophy, after scores stood goalless at regulation time. Coach Peace Okoh and his lads celebrated after they won the title. Earlier on …

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Granada Coach Tips Agbo To Shine

 Granada of Spain coach, Lucas Alcaraz has tipped the club’s rising star, Uche Henry Agbo to shiner for the Super Eagles if selected to play against Algeria in next weekend’s World Cup qualifier. Though Agbo was an unused player during his previous invitation by Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, Alcaraz is banking on the lad’s performance in last weekend’s 1-0 loss …

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Aaron Samuel Returns To China

 All-action striker, Aaron Samuel Olanere is set to return to China in January after making a full recovery from a major knee injury. Samuel injured his knee in a cup final in April while playing for CSKA Moscow of Russia and was subsequently operated on in Germany. Close confidant and coach of Aaron Samuel Academy in Port Harcourt, Ndubuisi Egbu, …

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Giwa Loses At Supreme Court

.Two Motions Are Struck Out Supreme Court on Monday struck out two motions by Chris Giwa and his group seeking to stay the execution of the ruling of the Court of Appeal baring one Mr. Oba Maduabuchi from appearing before it on behalf of Giwa and his group, and the judgement of the same court vacating the orders of the …

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Eaglets World Cup Star Bamgboye For Hungary Trials

Former Nigeria U17 World Cup star Funsho Bamgboye is set to undergo two trials in Hungary. Bamgboye, who has been linked to several clubs in Europe, will finally going to try out in Hungary. He was sighted at the NFF office in Abuja alongside his London-based agent. “I feel so glad I am going to Hungary, I strongly believe in …

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Kayode Dedicate Goal To Wien Coach

Nigeria striker Olanrewaju Kayode has said his goal in Austria Wien’s 2-0 win over table toppers Sturm Graz is a birthday gift to the team’s coach, Thorsten Fink. Fink celebrated his 49th birthday on Saturday. Kayode scored the second goal of the game for his team in the 67th minute, while the resulting penalty kick from the infringement on him …

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Why Ebuehi Turn Down Eagles Invitation

Freshly invited Dutch born Nigerian full back Tyronne Ebuehi has rejected the immediate opportunity to commit his international future to Nigeria by insisting on improving his club form for ADO Den Haag. Ebuehi was among the list of players called up by Nigeria for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers, but the 20 year old has turned down the invitation, although …

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