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Ezenwa’s performance excites Coach Rohr

Head Coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has heaped praises on FC Ifeanyi Ubah shot-stopper and Captain of the home-based Super Eagles Ikechukwu Ezenwa, for the scintillating performances during the double header World Cup qualifier against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Uyo and Yaoundé, respectively. In a brief chat with SportsDay after the Eagles’ 1-1 draw at the ...

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Yusuf Names Final Squad For WAFU Cup

Home Based Super Eagles Coach Salisu Yusuf has named a final 18-man squad for the sub-regional WAFU Cup, which kicks off this weekend in Ghana. The CHAN Eagles form the core of the WAFU squad but with some refreshing additions like NPFL leading scorer Tony Okpotu from Lobi Stars, Friday Ubong of Akwa United, Katsina United midfielder Destiny Ashadi as ...

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Carl Ikeme inspires Nigeria To Russia 2018

Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is inspiring Nigeria to reach next year’s World Cup – according to head coach Gernot Rohr. The Super Eagles – who drew 1-1 with Cameroon last night – are on course to become the first African nation to reach Russia 2018. And they will head to their third consecutive finals with Ikeme, who has been diagnosed ...

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NWFL Announces new date for Super 4

The board of Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) has announced a shift in date for the annual football fiesta, Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) Super Four. The championship which will make known the champions of the 2016/17 Nigeria Women Premier League (NWPL) will now hold from October 09 – 14 in the ancient city of Benin City, Edo state. Officials ...

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Rohr Rate Eagles Goalkeepers High

Super Eagles’ Manager, Gernot Rohr has disclosed that he was at no time worried by the spate of injuries worrying his goalkeepers. On arrival in the country in July last year, Rohr inherited Wolves Goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme as his number one shot stopper from the Sunday Oliseh era. But just when Super Eagles’ followers felt they had seen a credible ...

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Musa, Mahrez Named In Leicester’s Premier League Squad

Nigeria’s Ahmed Musa and Algeria international, Riyad Mahrez were named in Leicester City’s 25-man squad for the 2017/18 English Premier League season. The club announced the team following the closure of the transfer window with both players – whose future at the club was uncertain – making the squad. A host of European outfits were believed to be on the ...

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There Is Future For Nigerian Football – Pinnick

NFF President Amaju Pinnick has spoken glowingly of the youthfulness of the new Nigeria senior squad, with a clutch of new faces joining a few experienced and still -combative performers to take Nigeria pretty close to a 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket. “This team has not only shown capacity to go very far, but the youthfulness gives you the assurance ...

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Rohr Confident Nigeria Will Be In Russia 2018

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says they have one foot in the door of Russia after their 1-1 draw against Cameroon in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Monday. The stalemate in Yaounde followed a 4-0 win at home last Friday, and the German manager says he is happy with their progress. A goal from Moses Simon handed the Super ...

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Salisu Names Final Squad For WAFU Nations Cup

Anthony Okpotu (left) in action for Lobi Stars. He will lead Eagles at the WAFU Cup Nigeria coach Salisu Yusuf has named a final 18-man squad for the 2017 Fox WAFU Nations Cup which starts this weekend in Ghana. The CHAN Eagles form the core of the WAFU squad but with some refreshing additions like NPFL leading scorer Tony Okpotu ...

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Chukwueze Inks Five Year Deal With Villarreal

Highly rated Nigeria youth international Samuel Chukwueze has officially signed professional terms with Spanish La-Liga side Villarreal as first reported by this football portal. Chukwueze trained with the youth team of the La-Liga side early this year but couldn’t sign professional terms as he wasn’t up to the age of 18 pegged by FIFA as the age to make international ...

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