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Siasia: We Must Qualify For Olympics

Under-23 national team coach, Samson Yebowei Siasia has declared that he and his players have no choice but to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Ro de Janeiro, Brazil. Siasia stated as much during a chat with SportsDay, in which he lamented his side’s inability to reach the soccer final of the All Africa Games and rued that they were ...

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Ighalo Makes Case For Ibe

Watford of England striker, Odion Jude Ighalo said he cannot condemn Liverpool’s Nigerian-born winger, Jordon Ibe for opting out of an international future with the Super Eagles, as he believes the youngster has a right to make his own choices. While Ighalo says he is happy to be a Nigerian international, he insists Ibe should be allowed his own preferences, ...

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Barcelona Want Nura Abdullahi

Barcelona of Spain have made enquiries over the availability of AS Roma right-wing-back, Nura Abdullahi pending the lifting of their transfer ban by FIFA. Italian transfer market expert Gianluca Di Marzio disclosed that Abdullahi’s minders liken him to retired Brazil skipper, Cafu, who represented Roma for six years. Before moving to Roma in the summer, the defender had been on ...

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Rivers Angels Miss Oshoala’s Money

Rivers Angels of Port Harcourt have opened up with a startling revelation that they have not received any form of payment on the exodus of several of their players to Europe, as well as the recent transfer of Super Falcons attacker, Asisat Oshoala to Liverpool of England. Making this disclosure public, the Garden City club’s team manager, Matilda Otuene said ...

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Amuneke Promises Best For Eaglets

Under-17 national team coach, Emmanuel Amuneke has promised that only the best set of players will make his final selection for this year’s FIFA U-17 World cup in Chile next month. This past Thursday, September 17th marked exactly one month away from Nigeria’s opening Group A match at Chile 2015, against USA, and Amuneke admitted that much is being expected ...

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Aspire Football Project Impresses NFF

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have given a pat on the back to Aspire Football Dreams Project, for providing the platform for the development of youth soccer in the country and Africa at large. The NFF Assistant Director Communications, Ademola Olajire who represented the Association’s President Amaju Pinnick at a press Conference to announce the beginning of the 2015 edition, said ...

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Oliseh Hails Moses Simon

Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon made his UEFA Champions League debut for KAA Gent in their 1-1 draw against Olympique Lyon at the Ghelamco Arena to the delight of his national team coach Sunday Oliseh. Moses who made way for Benito Raman in the 69th minute of the draw has played all seven games for the Belgian champions in the ...

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Ukeme Tips Akwa For Fed Cup

Akwa United of Uyo forward, Davies Ukeme has tipped his side to emerge winners of this year’s Federation Cup final against Lobi Stars of Makurdi, as he says his dream is to lift the trophy and play in the CAF Confederation Cup next season. Ukeme stated as much in a telephone chat with SportsDay, during which he declared that nothing ...

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Siasia’s Team Pick Bronze

.As Falcons Lost To Cote d’Ivoire Nigeria’s under-23 football team defeated hosts Congo 5-3 on penalties after final scores stood at 0-0 to win bronze medal at the 2015 All Africa Games on Thursday. Goalkeeper Emmanuel Daniel was the hero when he saved Sagesse Babele’s penalty kick, while Etor Daniel, Sodiq Atanda, Kingsley Sokari, Erhun Obanor and Christian Pyagbara all ...

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Siasia Apologises Over S/Final Loss

Under-23 national team coach, Samson Siasia, has apologised to Nigerians over Tuesday’s 3-1 defeat of the team by Burkina Faso in the semi-final match of the 11th Africa Games football tournament in Brazzaville. In a statement on the Nigeria Football Federation website, Mr. Siasia blamed the loss on his boys’ profligacy in front of goal and the defenders’ failure in ...

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