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Akindele Opts For Canada

Nigerian-born FC Dallas of America striker, Tesho Akindele has apparently opted to star for Canda, instead of lining himself up for an international career with the Super Eagles. This much has been revealed by Canada’s coach, Benito Floro, who insists that Akindele had not at any time previously thought about playing for the Eagles, but says the lad had always ...

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Falcons’ Pros Essential – Onyedinma

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) female committee chairperson, Dilichukwu Onyedinma has defended the decision women’s national team, Super Falcons coach, Edwin Okon to invite foreign-based players for last weekend’s All Africa Games qualifier against Mali, saying the stars are necessary to boost the squad’s build-up programmes. Speaking against Okon’s decision to invite Francisca Ordega, Desire Oparanozie and Asisat Oshoala for the ...

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NFF To Name Eagles Coach Friday

-Sanusi Mum On Keshi, Calls For Peace Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have served a strong hint that they will finally put an end to the long riddle over the Super Eagles’ head coach, as the soccer body’s general-secretary, Dr Mohammed Sanusi says a verdict on the issue will be made public this Friday. Though the NFF scribe did not make ...

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Iheanacho Starts Individual Training

Manchester City wonder-kid Kelechi Iheanacho, 18, is set to be given the green-light by the medical team of The Citizens to resume full training with their youth team after being on the treatment table for close to two months. The Taye Academy product missed the African Youth Championship on account of injury and, while missing from Manchester City’s U19 squad, ...

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Over 600 Athletes Storm Lagos

. For AFN 2nd All Comers Competition, Youth Trials .Federation To Select Youth Team For Mauritius Over 600 athletes are expected to burn the track and field of Yaba College of Technology today Wednesday as the Athletics Federation of Nigeria 2nd All-Comers Competition and trials for youth athletes that will represent the country in the 2nd edition of the Confederation ...

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Osheku Plans Surprise At Okpekpe

One of Nigeria’s best middle and long distance runners, Lawrence Osheku says he is ready to mingle with the big boys on the road at the 3rd Okpekpe 10km road race next month in Okpekpe, Auchi, Edo state. Osheku emerged the best Edo state-born athlete in the first two editions of the IAAF-sanctioned road race and believes he is ready ...

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AFN, Usifo Hail Heroic Morgan

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has congratulated female long distance runner, Tee Morgan for successfully participating and completing this year’s North Pole Marathon race, one of the world’s most gruelling sporting challenges. Morgan, who proudly waved her flag at the end of the race was among the 45 competitors, who entered the event on April 9th, with participants from ...

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Edo SWAN Laud Successful FA Cup

The chairman of Edo State chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (Edo SWAN), Ahmed Aigbona has commended the state’s football association for a successful organisation of this year’s Federation Cup competition. Aigbona gave the commendation in Benin City, while addressing a gathering of sports writers and football administrators, during which he said it has never been this good in ...

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Siasia Tips U23s To Resurrect Eagles

-Hails Flying Eagles, Dream Team Combination Under-23 national team coach, Samson Yebowei Siasia has come out with a declaration that his array of players in the squad will be the ones to revive Nigeria’s search for glory at senior level with the Super Eagles. With the Eagles going through a rough patch at the moment, former coach of the team, ...

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Ibe Can Replace Sterling – Thompson

The return to action by Liverpool of England Nigerian-born winger, Jordon Ibe has sent more tongues wagging over the lad’s ability, with one off the Anfield club’s legends, Phil Thompson even stating that the kid has what it takes to take over from Raheem Sterling. With confusion still hanging over the future of Sterling at Merseyside, following his intransigent stand ...

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