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Wolverhampton Unsure Of Ikeme Availability Against Cardiff

Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Paul Lambert says the club is still keeping an eye on Nigerian goalkeeper Carl Ikeme’s fitness ahead of their Championship game at home against Cardiff City on Saturday. Ikeme, 30, got injured prior to Nigeria’s international friendly game against Senegal which ended 1-1 on Thursday. Commenting on Ikeme’s injury, Lambert admits it is currently too early to …

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Aluko Gets Goal Of The Month For March Nomination

Nigerian forward, Sone Aluko’s goal against Preston North End in an English Championship game has been nominated for Fulham Goal of the Month award for March. This was confirmed on Fulham’s official website on Wednesday. Aluko’s goal was short listed among other 11 goals selected, and the best goal is expected to be voted for by Fulham fans. It was …

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Akpom To Snub England For Nigeria

Arsenal youngster, Chuba Akpom, is set to commit his international future to Nigeria according to the Independent. Although Chuba Akpom has represented England at most youth levels, he is set to join the list of English-born youngster declaring to play for Nigeria. The Arsenal striker trained with the Nigeria squad in Barnet this week, as part of the Nigerian Football …

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West Brom Linked With Move For Simon

West Brom are being linked with a move for Gent forward Moses Simon after it was reported that they sent scouts to watch him as he played for Nigeria against Senegal at Barnet last week. Moses, who usually plays on the left but is comfortable in a central role, was watched by West Brom’s Sporting and Technical Director Nicky Hammond …

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Nigeria Will Avoid London for Friendlies- Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has claimed the Super Eagles will avoid future friendly internationals in London after the country’s game against Burkina Faso scheduled for Monday was cancelled. Burkina Faso, the third-placed finisher at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, had been expected to provide stiff opposition for Rohr’s team as it builds towards FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifiers in …

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Nigeria’s EPL Stars Can Push Eagles To 2018 World Cup- Ndidi

Leicester City and Nigeria midfielder Wilfred Ndidi believes the Super Eagles’ growing Premier League contingent could drive the team toward FIFA 2018 World Cup qualification. Ndidi was part of the Nigeria squad scheduled to play Burkina Faso in a friendly international at The Hive, home of English League Two team Barnet on Monday evening. But Burkina Faso, the third-placed finisher …

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Iheanacho: Man City Aim To Maintain Good Position In EPL

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has fired a warning to their English Premier League (EPL) rivals Arsenal ahead of their encounter on Sunday. The 20-year-old forward scored for Nigeria’s Super Eagles as they drew 1-1 with Senegal in an international friendly in London, England on Thursday night. Iheanacho has now turned his focus back to the EPL and he will …

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Oshaniwa Eyes Eagles Return

Out of favour Super Eagles defender Juwon Oshaniwa was among the players coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr handed a late call up to join his team in training. The Super Eagles were scheduled to play Burkina Faso in a test game in London but the game was called off due to logistics bothering on the Burkinabes …

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Aina Makes U-Turn, To Ditch England For Nigeria

Chelsea youngster Ola Aina is wanted by Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr as he considers his international future with England. The 20-year-old was born in London and has made dozens of appearances for England at youth level, but a lack of appearances at Chelsea is hindering his chances of further progress. He has left himself out of the picture for England’s …

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Iwobi Blast Arsenal Fans

Following Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Senegal on Thursday night, Alex Iwobi labelled Arsenal fans as ‘impatient’ and insisted that the team don’t pay attention to banners. Arsenal’s #WengerOut banner brigade have been out in full force recently, waving their A4 pieces over paper around and paying actual money to have planes fly over the Hawthorns. Much like the rest of …

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