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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-1...

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:”the president after his arrival to Cairo on Oct. 28, presented mild flu symptoms and submitted to the... read more »

AFCON Qualifiers: Akpeyi, Etebo, Uzoho, Osihmen Return
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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 that Daniel Akpeyi, Oghenekaro Etebo, Joel Aribo, Francis Uzoho and Victor Osihmen are among the five players... read more »

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

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 Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire on Tuesday in Abuja. According to the statement, NFF... 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 Prom...

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 that the team will have to intensify efforts at improving their performance if their target of securing promotion... 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... read more »

Tunisia Forces Super Eagles to a 1-1 Draw in Austria

Tunisia Forces Super Eagles to a 1-1 Draw in Austria

  The Super Eagles of Nigeria were on Tuesday night forced to a 1-1 draw at the Jacques Leman Arena in Austria. Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho opened scoring in the 21st... read more »

Sports: African Champions, Algeria Beat Nigeria's Super Eagles

Sports: African Champions, Algeria Beat Nigeria’s Super Eagles

  The Dessert Foxes of Algeria defeated Nigeria 1-0 in last night’s international friendly match played in Austria. The only goal of the match was scored by Borussia... read more »

Super Eagles Ready to Tackle Algeria, Tunisia

Super Eagles Ready to Tackle Algeria, Tunisia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are battle ready for their encounter against African giants, Algeria and Tunisia as all the invited players have arrived and training ahead of the Friday and... read more »

Super Eagles’ Camp Bolstered by Musa, Onuachu Arrival Ahead of Friendlies  

Super Eagles’ Camp Bolstered by Musa, Onuachu Arrival Ahead of Fr...

The Super Eagles’ Austria camp has been bolstered by the arrival of captain Ahmed Musa and Genk FC forward Paul Onuahu in time before the Tuesday deadline for arrival of players ahead of Friday,... read more »