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CHAN 2014: NOA To Flood Ivory Coast With Nigerian Flags for Eagles

The National Orientation Agency (NOA), the government organ charged with redirecting the patriotic fervour of the average Nigerian on the right path on Thursday morning visited the national team in Abuja, during its training session at the Goal Project site, where the team is girding its loins against the Elephants of Cote D’ Ivoire by […]

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Ex-Kogi Gov, Audu`s son faces court for N18m fraud

Mustapha Audu, the son of the former governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu, on Thursday, was arraigned before a Judge of the Abuja High Court, Sadik Umar, over an alleged N18 million scam. Mr. Audu was arraigned by the EFCC alongside his wife, Zahrah, and their company, Constructor Guild Ltd. They were alleged to have […]

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NNL orders Kogi Utd, others to play Last 2-Matches Simultaneously

The Nigeria National League (NNL) has ordered that all the last two matches involving Kogi United and others in the current season to be played simultaneously across the country. Chairman of the League Board, High Chief Emeka Inyama who revealed this yesterday in his office in Abuja said that the decision is to avoid the […]

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CHAN 2014: Eagles will excel in Abidjan – Agbim Promises Nigerians

The African-based Super Eagles captain, Chigozie Agbim has declared he and his teammates are in the right frame of mind to excel against the Ivory Coast in Abidjan on July 27, 2013. The Eagles goalkeeper made the declaration when the team was guest to the Director General of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Mike during […]

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Amuneke completes UEFA Pro Licence course

Emmanuel Amuneke, Golden Eaglets’ assistant coach, would round off his UEFA Pro Licence coaching course on Friday (July 19th) in time to join his colleagues for the next phase of the National Under-17 team’s preparation for the 2013 World Cup in the UAE. The former African Footballer of the Year, who could not be part […]

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U-17 WYC: Inyama Scores Eaglets’ Screening High

High Chief Emeka Inyama, Member of the NFF Executive Committee and chairman, Nigeria National League (NNL), has awarded a pass mark for the two-week screening exercise conducted for budding talents desirous of a place in the 2013 FIFA Under-17 World Cup-bound Golden Eaglets. Inyama took some time off his busy schedule from his National League […]

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NFF Rules Out Automatic Shirt For Eaglets, to undergoes MRI Test

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has enjoined the coaching crew of the National Under-17 team to renew stiff but healthy competition in the team even as new recruits were told emphatically: ‘no automatic shirt in Golden Eaglets.’ This much was said by the duo of Barrister Chris Green, a board member of the NFF/Technical Committee’s […]

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AFN Drum up Support For Eagles, Sports

Athletics Federation of Nigeria President, Chief Solomon Ogba, was a guest of the Super Eagles technical crew on Wednesday night, during which he canvassed more support for the national teams, football in particular and sports in general. Ogba, was accompanied in his brief visit by Olympics 400m relay gold medallist, Enefiok Udobong, former 100m sprinter […]

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Keshi Hails Nigeria Football House Project

Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi has praised the Presidency through the Presidential Task Force, the Sports Ministry and the Nigeria Football Federation over the commissioning of its new headquarters in Abuja on Thursday. “It is indeed gladdening that for the first time in our football history the federation has an office to call its […]

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Preseason Friendly- Wigan 6-1 Dutch Lions: Wigan Run Rout As New Boys Shines

It was goals galore for new look Latics in a game played in very difficult circumstances in the searing Mid West heat and on a very trying surface. Another goal apiece for Marc Antoine Fortune and James McCarthy to make it two in two for the pair; Grant Holt weighing in with a brace of […]

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BBC Regain English FA Cup Broadcast Rights

BBC will become official broadcast partners for The FA Cup with Budweiser, while ITV will have exclusive rights for all England internationals from next year. Both the FA Cup and England deals will begin at the start of the 2014-15 football season and run through to 2018. ITV have secured the broadcasting rights to all […]

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Owen Coyle: ‘No more Wigan Athletic exits’

Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle is adamant that he will not lose any more of his players during the summer’s transfer window. The Latics relegation to the Championship has resulted in them inevitably losing several first-team players, including star striker Arouna Kone to Everton. Speculation has circulated around the futures of James McCarthy and Shaun […]

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Bingham Inspired after senior goal for Wigan

Wigan youngest, Rakish expressed delight over his joy at debut goal in last night’s pre-season friendly in Ohio. Latics’ 19-year-old striker Rakish Bingham was handed his first senior appearance for the club in last night’s pre-season friendly victory over Dayton Dutch Lions in Piqua, Ohio. Coming on as a substitute in the second half of […]

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Wigan boss confident of keeping key players

Wigan Athletic manager Owen Coyle has intimated that the sought-after members of his squad may well be at the DW Stadium come next season. The Scot told the Wigan Observer that he did not expect any more departures from the club. This appears to suggest that the likes of Callum McManaman, James McCarthy, Ali Al-Habsi […]