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Rohr Shuts Door On New Players

Super Eagles Manager, Gernot Rohr will not invite new players to the national team when final preparation for the World Cup begins, officials of the team have disclosed. The Super Eagles will begin the final phase of preparation for the World Cup next month. Speaking through Super Eagles Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye said that Rohr has foreclosed the invitation of ...

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Anichebe Return To England After Spell In China

Former Super Eagles striker, Victor Anichebe has returned to England following his spell in Chinese football. The 29-year-old former Super Eagles attacker is currently a free agent, having had a brief spell with Beijing Enterprises in the Chinese Super League (CSL). Anichebe’s last club in England was Sunderland: he scored three goals for the Black Cats in the 2016/17 season, ...

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Oliseh Responds To Fortuna Sittard Suspension

Following his suspension as Fortuna Sittard coach, Sunday Oliseh has hit back at the club. The former Nigerian skipper and coach said he is disappointed at the club for its decision since his refusal to engage in illegal practices. Although he did not give all the details on Twitter, the ex-Super Eagles coach said the suspension is unfortunate for the ...

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Nigeria Will Beat Argentina Again, Says Iwobi

Nigeria international Alex Iwobi is confident that they can secure another victory over South American giants Argentina. The Super Eagles are scheduled to face Argentina in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match at the Krestovsky Stadium in Russia on the 26th of June 2018. Argentina will be looking to avenge their 4-2 defeat to Nigeria in an international ...

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Buhari To Receives CHAN Eagles Feb 28

CHAN Eagles captain and goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has revealed President Muhammadu Buhari will receive the team at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja on February 28 to celebrate their heroics in Morocco. The Nigeria ‘B’ team led by Coach Salisu Yusuf reached the championship game against hosts Morocco after a laboured start to the tournament. “We have been informed that ...

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NFF Must Not Impose Players On Rohr– Dalung

Sports minister Solomon Dalung has warned that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) must not impose players on Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr for the World Cup in Russia. “I have told the NFF they must not select players for the coach, they should not interfere with his job, so that we can do well at the tournament,” Dalung told reporters ...

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Awoniyi’s Progress At Mouscron Excites Klopp

Coach of Liverpool Jurgen Klopp is aware of the progress on loan Nigerian forward Taiwo Awoniyi is making at Belgium side Mouscron, where he is currently on a season long loan from the Premier League side. Awoniyi has had too forgettable spell on loan, first in Germany with second division side FSV Frankfurt, where he scored just once in 13 ...

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Iheanacho Reflects On Slow Leicester City Start

Kelechi Iheanacho has reflected on his slow, ‘frustrating’ start to life at Leicester City, following his record move from Manchester City in the summer. Iheanacho – with a proven record as a decent performer in the English top-flight – was snapped up from the Citizens for £25 million but 17 minutes into his Leicester debut, he suffered a setback. The ...

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Arsenal Gunning For Top 4 Finish, UEL Trophy – Iwobi

Alex Iwobi believes Arsenal can still break into the top four in the Premier League and earn a berth in the Champions League play-off. Arenal, who are currently sixth on the log and eight points behind fourth place Chelsea, can also win the Europa League to book an automatic UCL spot according to Iwobi. The Nigerian forward said, “We have ...

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Stephen Eze Joins Bulgarian Club Lokomotiv Plodiv

Lokomotiv Plodiv new signing, Stephen Eze has said he’s ready to fight for a place in the Super Eagles to the 2018 FIFA World Cup after he was unveiled by the Bulgarian club on Thursday. Eze, who featured prominently for Nigeria at the CHAN 2018, joined the Bulgaria First PFL club from Kano Pillars. The 23-year-old told the club website ...

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