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Bulunga: How We’ll Stop Nigeria

Swaziland coach, Harris Bulunga admits he is hoping for some divine intervention as he leads his ambitious team against the star-studded Super Eagles team in Friday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier, while hiting that he already has the right tactics to upstage the glorious visitors. He further said Swaziland will play cautiously against Nigeria when the sides clash in the ...

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Match Venue Creates Concern

-Oliseh Raises Worry Over Artificial Turf –Calm Over Starting Role For Iheanacho Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh has expressed concerns over the conditions at the Somhlolo National stadium that is billed to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Swaziland and Nigeria. The Eagles tackle Swaziland’s Sihlangu Semnikati over two-legs in the second round of the 2018 world cup ...

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NB PLC CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP: Kigigha, Fajemirokun, Ochuko Lead

Defending champion of the Nigerian Breweries Plc National Open Chess Championship, Bomo Kigigha and Abimbola Fajemirokun have taken the driver’s seat at the on going event in the masters’ category with a perfect score of three points each. The trio along side 64 other participants in the masters’ category are jostling to claim the N1m star prize of the nine-round ...

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ECOWAS DEAF CHAMPIONSHIP: Amuda Seeks Corporate Support

With few weeks to the commencement of the 5th edition of West African Deaf Football Championship, President of West African Deaf Sports Union, (WADSU) Amuda Yusuf Ibrahim has appealed to government and corporate organizations to give financial support to the National Deaf Football Team to enable it win the trophy for the fourth time. He noted that the championship slated ...

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Etim Graces Go-ball Soccer Challenge

Ex-international, Etim John Esin was among the special guests that graced a five-day youth football development programme tagged Go-Ball Soccer Challenge, organised by CNA Legal and TopSport of Finland. Etim was a star attraction for the teeming youth and other stakeholders present at the programme, which came to a close on Tuesday at Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Lagos. Other ex-internationals, ...

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Resilience Gave Eaglets Victory – Shogaolu

-Lauds Team Spirit Of Amuneke’s Squad Nigerian football pundit, Shogaolu Orisa has opined that immense team spirit and resilience helped the Golden Eaglets to the remarkable feat of winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup back-to-back. Speaking against the backdrop of last weekend’s fifth Cadet Mundial title won by Nigeria at Chile 2015, Shogaolu also served positive remarks about Eaglets coach, ...

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Siasia Considers Osimhen Invitation

Nigeria U23 coach Samson Siasia is considering drafting U17 World Cup hotshot Victor Osimhen for the African U23 Nations Cup in Senegal, it has been specially gathered. Osimhen set up a new goals record at the U17 World Cup in Chile, where he scored 10 goals, netting in all seven games as Nigeria won a fifth global crown. A top ...

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New Minister Hosts Eaglets

-As Victorious Team Return From Chile New sports minister, Solomon Dalong had the pleasure of a grand reception for the victorious FIFA U-17 World Cup champions, Golden Eaglets as his first official ceremony late Wednesday, as the former local government chairman in his native Plateau State, who was sworn in just few hours earlier, had dinner with the players, coaches ...

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Echiejile Eager To Sink Swaziland

AS Monaco defender Elderson Echiejile has stated that he is focused on helping the Super Eagles beat Swaziland in Friday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier. Echiejile alongside Mikel Obi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Odion Ighalo, hit the Eagles Bolton White Hotels and Apartments Tuesday morning. He also expressed his delight at joining up with his international team-mates for the Swaziland game. “Feels ...

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Ighalo Misses EPL Award

Watford of England striker, Odion Jude Ighalo has missed out on winning the October award for English Premier League player of the month, as it has instead gone to current top scorer Jamie Vardy. Ighalo has seven goals in 11 starts from 12 league games this season and has scored three and assisted two in his last four, helping the ...

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