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Ebuehi Sparks Row Between Dutch FA, ADO Den Haag

The decision of Dutch-Nigerian defender Tyronne Ebuehi to play for Nigeria ahead of Holland has sparked a disagreement between the Dutch FA and his former club ADO Den Haag. Ebuehi decider to play for Nigeria a little over a year ago at the age of 21 and despite being eligible to play for the Netherlands he wasn’t called up to ...

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Onyekuru Backs Eagles To Make History In Russia

On-loan Everton player Henry Onyekuru is reflecting on recent events as he was not included in Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup taking place in Russia. The 20-year-old pacy forward is, however, backing the Super Eagles to do well at the World Cup and urged Nigerians to pray for the team’s success. Onyekuru took to his social media ...

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Aina’s World Cup Exclusion Receives Explanation

Chelsea defender Ola  Aina has been dropped from the Super Eagles squad for the World Cup as Nigeria officially revealed their final 23 man squad for the World Cup in Russia. Aina was dropped alongside FC Porto midfielder Mikel Agu but both players were placed on standby meaning they will be with the team up until their first game at ...

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Iwobi Scores Highest Marks Against England

Nigeria’s lone goal scorer in Saturday’s 2-1 loss to England, Alex Iwobi scored highest among all Super Eagles’ players during the game at Wembley Stadium, London. Pundits are unanimous in their verdict that Iwobi was outstanding even before he scored the goal early in the second half and had a great game all through. An online columnist gave Iwobi eight ...

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Messi Says Eagles Match Will Be Complicated

Barcelona star, Lionel Messi has described his impending clash with Nigeria inn the colours of Argentina as one of three complicated matches his country will have to play in the group stage of this year’s World Cup. Both countries lock horns on June 26 in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, for the fifth time in the group stage of the World Cup, and ...

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‘Simy’ Gets Lazio’s Transfer Attention

Crotone of Italy striker, Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo (Simy) has attracted summer transfer interest from another Serie A side, SS Lazio. ‘Simy’ still has a year left on his contract at Crotone, who were relegated on the final day of this past season, but could be joining Eddy Ogenyi Onazi’s former club after the World Cup. His rush of late goals ...

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Saraki: These Eagles Are Our Most Organised Team

Nigeria’s Senate president, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki has described the present crop of Super Eagles as the best organized Nigerian team ever and bade them farewell to the 21st FIFA World Cup in Russia. Nigeria’s number three man and leading football enthusiast also described the players as role models, who do their job quietly on the pitch and accept the ...

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Nigeria Rugby Board Happy With Lifted Continental Ban

The board of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has expressed delight with the lifted ban that was initially placed on the country by the continental body, Rugby Africa. This much was disclosed by a member of the board,DeboOshundun described the end of Nigeria’s suspension by Rugby Africa as a positive development for the sport in the country. This comes after ...

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It’s official, fan favorite Ba is returning to Shenhua

Demba Ba will be returning to Shanghai Greenland Shenhua, the club announced yesterday. The Senegal striker will arrive in Shanghai on June 11 and undergo a health check before rejoining the team. Reports this week claimed that Ba had inked a two-year contract with former club Besiktas. Turkish media reported that Ba would receive an annual salary of 2.5 million ...

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VAR Arbiters Named For England, Nigeria Friendly

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) has been confirmed for Saturday’s match between the Super Eagles and England, as two officials have been named to man the playback technology system during the game at Wembley Stadium, London. An Italian match official, Michael Fabbri will be the game’s video assistant referee, to be aided by his compatriot, Giulio Dobosz, as second video assistant ...

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