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UAE 2013: Nigeria unveils 35-man for U-17 World Cup

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent a provisional team list of 35 Golden Eaglets to the world soccer governing body, FIFA ahead of the 2013 Under-17 World Cup to be hosted in the United Arab Emirates between October 17 and November 8. This is a part of the regulations of the championship and it […]

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Uche Nwofor: I’ll Score More Goals for Eagles

Super Eagles two-goal hero against South Africa, Uche Nwafor in the Mandela Challenge has promised more goals for the Nigeria senior national male team. The former Flying Eagles striker also spoke on his next destination in Europe after his Dutch club VVV Venlo were relegated this past season. The full interview: Questions: What was the […]

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GloNPL: Ikhana Becomes Nasarawa Utd Coach, Tasked on Beating Drop

Former Kwara United and Enyimba coach Kadiri Ikhana has been appointed head coach of Nasarawa United with task to rescue the Lafia boys from drop. Coach Kadiri Ikhana has taken over affairs at Nasarawa United after previous embattled coach Alphonsus Dike was sacked for a string of poor results, has revealed. The Lafia side […]

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Why I Invited 42 for Malawi World Cup Qualifier – Keshi

Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi has explained the rationale behind inviting 24 home-based professionals when only five of them will eventually join the 18 overseas-based stars for the big game against Malawi, as well as for the international friendly against the Etalons of Burkina Faso in Kaduna on Tuesday, 10th September. The Big Boss is […]

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2014WCQ: NFF Requests 23-man list for Malawi from Keshi

The Nigeria Football Federation has instructed Super Eagles’ Head Coach, Stephen Keshi, to focus primarily on earning Nigeria a 2014 FIFA World Cup finals ticket, before the business of full preparation for the 2014 African Nations Championship can start in earnest. Against the foregoing, rising from its meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, the NFF Technical […]

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Kwesi feels Justified over Nigeria U17 Over-age Claims

Ghana U17 coach Paa Kwesi Fabin has admitted his claims have been justified following news that many Nigeria U17 players have failed age tests. Nigeria have been forced to revamp their squad for the FIFA U17 World Cup in UAE this October. Fabin complained bitterly about the ages of the Golden Eaglets who thumped the […]

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Glo NPL: Nigeria League seal Historic 5.27bn TV Right Deal

The League Management Committee (LMC) have sealed a four-year TV right deal worth N5.27 billion with Super Sports for the coverage of the Nigerian Premier League. The deal will run from 2015 to 2019, LMC have announced on Monday. “Announcement: TV rights deal worth $34 million agreed with SuperSport for the #GloNPFL. The deal will […]

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Italian Coach Hungry for Africa Test, Even Nigeria

Coach Giovanni Scanu has indicated interest of handling a football team on the African continent as top on his agenda. The Italian national told that, the potentials African players have when it comes to football only few coaches known how to use it and that for him is the attraction to seek a chance […]