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Ex-Super Eagles star speaks on future after surviving career-threatening injury

Ex-Super Eagles star Obafemi Martins is still passionate about the round leather game and insists he’s not ready to quit now. The 35-year-old Martins has been without a club after ending his contract with Chinese Super League campaigners Shanghai Shenhua. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Obafemi Martins (@obagoal) on Oct 17, […]

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Liverpool icon outlines Wilfred Ndidi’s top qualities after Arsenal show

Sunday Oliseh hails Wilfred Ndidi

Ex-Liverpool player Jamie Redknapp has described Super Eagles defensive midfielder Wilfred Ndidi as an exceptional player following his performance against Arsenal in the Premier League over the weekend. The Nigeria international was in good form on Saturday when he put up a man-of-the-match display in the middle of the park as Foxes saw off Gunners […]

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How Super Eagles new invitee reacted to late call up

Ifeanyi Anaemena and Super Eagles call up

Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena says he was still reeling in shock after receiving a call from Coach Gernot Rohr to report to the Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho. The 27-year-old Anaemena has been called up as a late replacement for Bryan […]

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1996 Olympic Gold Medalist calls out amapakabo ahead Zambia clash

Olympic Eagles and Zambia

Former Nigeria international and Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games medallist, Garba Lawal, has described today’s U-23 AFCON  clash at Al-Salam Stadium in Cairo between Nigeria and Zambia as a must-win for embattled Olympic Eagles’ minder, Imama Amapakabo. The 50-year-old Amapakabo has been under intense pressure following strings of losses under his watch following losses to ‘tiny’ […]

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D’Tigress camp bubbles as players storm Maputo

Afrobasket 2019: Buhari hails D’Tigress for victory

D’Tigress camp came alive yesterday as players and coaches reported to their base in Maputo for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique from November 14 to 17. The team comprising of returnee, Atosu Upe, 2019 Afrobasket Most Valuable Player Ezinne Kalu, Promise Anumakara, Atonye Nyingifa, Sarah Imovbioh and Evelyn Akhator were received […]

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Super Eagles target gets England U-19 call up for Euro qualifiers against Bosnia

bukayo Saka gets England call up

Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka has been named in the England U-19 squad that will face Bosnia & Herzegovina and Luxembourg. in the upcoming European U-19 qualifiers. Saka is one of the players with Nigeria heritage that Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr is keeping tabs on. The Arsenal winger has found the back of the […]

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Quadri, Omotayo begin campaigns at Austrian Open today

ITTF World Tour.

After competing at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup in Tokyo, Aruna Quadri and Olajide Omotayo will on today at the Tips Arena in Linz, begin their campaign in the men’s singles event of the ITTF World Tour Platinum tagged Austrian Open. Quadri and Omotayo left Tokyo, Japan, at the weekend to compete at the […]

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Barca worried by frequent muscle injuries

Barcelona are worried about the number of muscle injuries they are suffering this season after losing full-back Nelson Semedo to a calf problem for five weeks Since the season began in August, manager Ernesto Valverde’s side have endured 17 injuries, with 15 of them muscle related. Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele have all […]

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Izuchukwu rallies support for Olympic Eagles

Olympic Eagles defender Anthony Izuchukwu has said that the Nigerian team underrated the Cote d’Ivoire and were shocked 1-0 in the opening game of the on-going 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in Egypt. Izuchukwu also called on Nigerians to support the team despite losing their first match at the on-going 2019 Africa U23 Cup […]

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Super Eagles AFCON foes hit Uyo Tuesday

2021 Afcon QUALIFIERS

The delegation of the Senior Men National Team of Benin Republic, known as Squirrels, will land in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State today, ahead of Wednesday’s 2021 AFCON qualifying duel with the Super Eagles. Both teams clash at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in the Day One encounter of the qualifying campaign as from 5pm […]

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