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West Ham Enter Onazi Race

SS Lazio of Italy midfielder, Eddy Ogenyi Onazi has found fresh transfer interest coming his way from the English Premier League, as West Ham United are now reportedly in the hunt for his signature. Onazi previously drew frenetic transfer talk from Merseyside rivals, Liverpool and Everton, but nothing concrete came out of such reports in the past, while speculation also …

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Adeleke Loves Aussie Yoghurt

For Sydney Wanderers of Australia defender, Seyifunmi Adeleke (Solari) is picking positives from his recent release by the club and says he will leave ‘Down Under’ with fond memories of his days in the Oceania country, especially after falling in love with their special brand of yoghurt. Adeleke, who moved to Sydney from SS Lazio of Italy, after a year …

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AYC 2015 LAST GROUP MATCH: F/Eagles, CIV Clash On Astro-turf

-Nigerian U20 Team Change Base -Play Loser Ghana-Mali In S/Final The under-20 national team, Flying Eagles will play their final group match at the 2015 African Youth Championship (AYC) against Cote d’Ivoire this Saturday on artificial grass, which would be the first time for them at the ongoing competition in Senegal. The Nigerian squad, handled by Coach Manu Garba have …

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My Players Won’t Relax – Manu

Under-20 national team, Flying Eagles coach, Manu Garba has ruled out any chance of his squad taking their foot off the throttle at the African Youth Championship (AYC), despite having already qualified for the semi-finals and, correlatively, picked a ticket to this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup. Wednesday’s 4-1 spanking of Congo Republic put the U20s into the AYC last …

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NTF Plan Taekwondo Classics In Lagos

Nigeria Taekwondo Federation has announced that Lagos State Government will sponsor the national championship tagged Taekwondo Classics that will take place between April 23 and 25. The president of the federation, George Ashiru told Sports Day that the championship which would be hosted in Lagos State would serve as the national trials. The president added that efforts have been made …

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Cote d’Ivoire Must Fall – Chidera

Under-20 national team, Flying Eagles midfielder, Chidera Ezeh has declared that he and his pals have declared total war on Cote d’Ivoire for their final group match of the African Youth Championship (AYC) and says the Ivorians must fall this Saturday. Ezeh, who has progressed in the youth squad at FC Porto of Portugal after excelling in the 2013 FIFA …

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AFN All-Comers Hold In Abuja

-As Golden League Invitational All is set this weekend, as the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) flag- off their first All-Comers competition for 2015 at Abuja National Stadium. According to the Technical Director of the federation, Navy Commodore Omatseye Nesiama, the two All-Comers Competitions will determine athletes that will take part in the 2015 Golden League competitions. Nesiama also said …

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Akinyemi Dumps Norway For Nigeria

Follo FK midfielder Akinbola Akinyemi has the ambition of playing for Nigeria before hanging up his boots despite being eligible to represent Norway. Born in Oslo 22 years ago to Nigerian parents, Akinyemi cut his football teeth with Holmlia SK, the same team that produced Norway youth internationals Ohi Omoijuanfo and Chuma Anene. Still learning the trade, Akinyemi has kept …

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Congo Coach Salutes Flying Eagles

After being overwhelmed 4-1 by a 10-man Nigerian side on Wednesday at the ongoing Africa Youth Championship, Congo Republic’s coach, Paolo Berrettini has praised the Flying Eagles and congratulated them for their victory. Nigeria were reduced to 10-men after only 20 minutes when goalkeeper Joshua Enaholo was shown a red card for impeding a Congolese player, but still went ahead …

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Meeting With Keshi Progressive –Anyansi

Chairman, Technical Committee Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Felix Anyansi has explained that the meeting held with out of contract Super Eagles coach on Wednesday was progressive as he explained that a lot of prospect and progress was made and added that in few days time, everything will be concluded. “There was lots of prospect and progress in the meeting held …

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