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Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Joe Erico is Dead
Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Joe Erico is...

Former Nigerian Goalkeeper, Joe Erico is Dead

Joe Erico, former Nigerian goalkeeper and assistant coach of the Super Eagles has died. Erico, widely known as ‘Jogo Bonito Exponent,’ was the goalkeeper of Electricity Connectors of Nigeria (ECN) and for Green Eagle of Nigeria during his time. He promoted the ‘Jogo Bonito’ – an aesthetic... read more »

Nigeria Suffer Defeat in U17 WAFU B Final Despite Late Fightback
Nigeria Suffer Defeat in U17 WAFU B Fina...

Nigeria Suffer Defeat in U17 WAFU B Final Despite Late Fightback

Nigeria lost 3-2 to C Côte d’Ivoire in the final of the 2021 WAFU U-17 championship at the Stade Kegue in Lome, Togo on Monday. The who beat Burkina Faso to secure a place in the final and qualification for CAF U17 African cup of Nations failed to clinch the ultimate trophy. The Ivorian side who... read more »

Ekong Lauds Golden Eaglets After AFCON Qualification
Ekong Lauds Golden Eaglets After AFCON Q...

Ekong Lauds Golden Eaglets After AFCON Qualification

William Troost-Ekong, Super Eagles assistant captain, has congratulated Nigeria’s representatives at the 2021 WAFU B tournament, the Golden Eaglets for reaching the final. The U17 side qualified for the final of the WAFU B U17 tournament and also secured a place at the U17 Afcon in Morocco with a... read more »

WAFU B Tourney: Golden Eaglets Tackle Burkina Faso For Final Ticket
WAFU B Tourney: Golden Eaglets Tackle Bu...

WAFU B Tourney: Golden Eaglets Tackle Burkina Faso For Final Ticket

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets will take on Burkina Faso on Friday (today) in the semi-final of the WAFU B tournament at the Stade De Kegue, Lome. Fatai Amoo’s side came second in Group B behind Cote d’l voire who did them a big favour by edging out Ghana 3-1 on Tuesday. The Eaglets started... read more »

Iwobi Ends 15-month EPL Barren Spell For Everton
Iwobi Ends 15-month EPL Barren Spell For...

Iwobi Ends 15-month EPL Barren Spell For Everton

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi ended his barren spell in front of goal in the premier league when he scored in Everton’s win over Wolves o Tuesday. The Nigerian scored the opening goal as Everton got the better of Wolverhampton Wanderers, winning 2-1 at the Molineux to maintain good standing in... read more »

U-17 Wafu Zone B: Golden Eaglets Qualify For Semi-finals

U-17 WAFU Zone B: Golden Eaglets Qualify For Semi-finals

The Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have secured a semi-finals qualification at the U-17 WAFU Zone B qualifiers in Lome, Togo. The Nigerian team, coached by Fatai Amoo qualified for the next... read more »

I Will Continue Applying For Jobs With Nigeria’s National Teams - Finidi

I Will Continue Applying For Jobs With Nigeria’s National Teams – Finidi

Former Super Eagles winger Finidi George insists he will continue to apply for jobs with Nigeria’s national teams despite being overlooked twice. Finidi has failed to get the nod for... read more »

Osimhen Still COVID-19 Positive After Second Test

Osimhen Returns Second COVID-19 Positive Result After Fresh Test

 Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen has returned a second COVID-19 positive result after a new coronavirus test was conducted on him on Monday, Napoli confirmed. The Italian side disclosed... read more »

Enyimba Dumped Out of CAF champions League

Enyimba Dumped Out of CAF champions League

Nigeria’s sole representative at the CAF Champions League, Enyinma have crashed out of the competition despite securing a 2-1 victory over Sudanese opponents, El Merrikh, in the second... read more »

Eberechi Eze’s Sublime Goal Helps Crystal Palace End Six-Game Winless Streak

Eberechi Eze’s Sublime Goal Helps Crystal Palace End Six-Game Win...

Eberechi Eze was on the score sheet as Crystal Palace got the better of Sheffield United at the Selhurst Park on Saturday. The Nigerian descent Eze made a run with the ball from his own half and... read more »