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We Need To Be Tough - Etebo
We Need To Be Tough – Etebo

We Need To Be Tough – Etebo

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo has stressed that they must be mentally and physically ready for the Friday 2021AFCON qualifying game with the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone slated for the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City. The Galatasaray midfielder who breezed into the Eagles camp in... read more »

16 Eagles Train Ahead of AFCON Qualifier, Osimhen Absent
16 Eagles Train Ahead of AFCON Qualifier...

16 Eagles Train Ahead of AFCON Qualifier, Osimhen Absent

Ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Sierra Leone in Benin City on Friday, the Super Eagles had their first leg of training session on Tuesday. 16 out of the 23 invited players took part in the training session, News Agency of Nigeria reports. Despite earlier confirmation... read more »

Confusion in Eagles Camp As Akpeyi and Ezenwa Hit Eagles Camp
Confusion in Eagles Camp As Akpeyi and E...

Confusion in Eagles Camp As Akpeyi and Ezenwa Hit Eagles Camp

There is a mild confusion in the Super Eagles camp in Benin city following the arrival of goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi who was earlier reported to be having Visa issues into the country. The development led to the invitation of third choice goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa. Ezenwa had earlier arrived the... read more »

Joe Scores Twice as Rangers Wallop Hamilton 8-0
Joe Scores Twice as Rangers Wallop Hamil...

Joe Scores Twice as Rangers Wallop Hamilton 8-0

Scottish side Rangers on Sunday restored their nine-point lead at the top of the Scottish Premiership with a ruthless 8-0 victory over Hamilton at Ibrox. The pressure was on Steven Gerrard’s league leaders to respond after Celtic’s 4-1 victory at Motherwell cut the gap to six points, and... read more »

COVID-19: No fans for Eagles Vs Sierra Leone Clash - FG
COVID-19: No Fans for Eagles Vs Sierra L...

COVID-19: No Fans for Eagles Vs Sierra Leone Clash – FG

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development and the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 have advised the Edo State Government and the Nigeria Football Federation against allowing fans into the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, during the 2021 AFCON qualifier between the Super Eagles and Sierra... read more »

CAF President tests positive for COVID-19

CAF President Tests Positive for COVID-19

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President, Mr Ahmad Ahmad has tested positive for COVID-19. A statement on the website of the continental football governing body on Friday... read more »

AFCON Qualifiers: Akpeyi, Etebo, Uzoho, Osihmen Return

AFCON Qualifiers: Akpeyi, Etebo, Uzoho, Osihmen Return

The coach of Nigeria’s super eagles Gernot Rohr has submitted the list of players who will feature in the AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone on November 13. OwngoalNigeria reports... read more »

NFF Appoints New Media Officers for National Teams as Old Ones Bow Out

NFF Appoints New Media Officers for National Teams as Old Ones Bow Out

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed new Media Officers for the country’s men and women senior football teams. This was contained in a statement by the football body’s... read more »

Nigerian international, John Mikel Obi has expressed optimism that his current side, Stoke City will secure promotion to the English top flight.

Mikel Aims to Secure Premier League Promotion with Stoke

Nigerian international, John Mikel Obi has expressed optimism that his current side, Stoke City will secure promotion to the English top flight. The former Super Eagles captain concedes... read more »

#EndSARS: Super Eagles Forward Lends Voice to Protest

#EndSARS: Super Eagles Forward Lends Voice to Protest

  Super Eagles and Napoli forward, Victor Osihmen has joined the growing number of youths protesting against police brutality in Nigeria. The forward was on target for Italian outfit Napoli when... read more »