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Eto’o Recalls Sydney 2000 Gold Medal Win
Eto’o Recalls Sydney 2000 Gold Medal Win...

Eto’o Recalls Sydney 2000 Gold Medal Win

Slightly over two decades after  Cameroon followed Nigeria to win a back-to-back  Olympic soccer gold medal for Africa, Samuel Eto’o Fils , the four-time African Footballer of the Year,  has yet described his country’s  conquest at Sydney 2000 as unforgettable. indeed   Africa and the... read more »

Iheanacho Sets Goal Target For Leicester Ahead of New Season
Iheanacho Sets Goal Target For Leicester...

Iheanacho Sets Goal Target For Leicester Ahead of New Season

Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho hopes to improve on his goal tally for his club in the upcoming season after catching the eye with series of impressive performances that helped the Foxes lift the English FA Cup last season. The Super Eagles player finished last season with a productive... read more »

Musa Set to Complete Turkey Transfer This Week
Musa Set to Complete Turkey Transfer Thi...

Musa Set to Complete Turkey Transfer This Week

Nigerian winger, Ahmed Musa is expected to complete a move to Turkish club in the new week from Nigeria Professional Football League side Kano Pillars. Reports say a Turkish Super Lig club offered Musa a juicy one0year contract that is worth about €2.2m (1.05 billion naira). According to an... read more »

Chukwueze Resumes Training After Two-months Injury Sideline
Chukwueze Resumes Training After Two-mon...

Chukwueze Resumes Training After Two-months Injury Sideline

Nigerian international Samuel Chukwueze has resumed training with Villareal spending being sidelined with injury towards the tail end of last season. The winger picked up the injury in the second leg of Villareal’s Europa League semi-final clash against English club side, Arsenal at the Emirates... read more »

 Egyptian Club Prioritize Signing Ex-Barca Defender Alves
Egyptian Club Prioritize Signing Ex-Barc...

Egyptian Club Prioritize Signing Ex-Barca Defender Alves

The Chairman of Pharco company Sherine Helmy has revealed that his club are making a frantic effort to sign former Barcelona and Brazilian defender, Dani Alves. The club which will make its debut in the Egyptian Premier League next season after gaining promotion to the elite cadre is owned by a... read more »

Shut Up and Work, Sports Minister Fires Rohr

Shut Up and Work, Sports Minister Fires at Rohr

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has warned Super Eagles Head coach, Gernot Rohr, over his treatment of home-based players, asking him to shut up and do his... read more »

Ezenwa Set to Miss Mexico Clash Through Injury

Ezenwa Set to Miss Mexico Clash Through Injury

Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been sidelined for Nigeria’s international friendly against Mexico as a result of injury, African News Today has gathered. Ezenwa who plays for Heartland... read more »

Tolu Arokodare Completes Move to French Club Amiens

Tolu Arokodare Completes Move to French Club Amiens

Nigeria forward Tolu Arokadare has sealed a one-year loan contract with French Ligue 2 side, Amiens, African News Today has gathered. Arokodare joined Amiens from Latvian top division club... read more »

Mexico vs. Nigeria: Super Eagles Get US Visas

Mexico vs. Nigeria: Super Eagles Get US Visas

The home-based Super Eagles have been granted visas by the US embassy for their high-profile friendly match against Mexico this weekend. 23 players from Nigeria Professional Football League... read more »

Akpeyi Named MOTM in Kaizer Chiefs’ C/League Clash Against Wydad AC

Akpeyi Named MOTM in Kaizer Chiefs’ C/League Clash Against Wydad ...

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has named Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi Man of the Match, after his impressive display that ensured Kaizer Chiefs qualify for their maiden... read more »