Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh release squad list
Aug19

Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh release squad list

Super Eagles head coach, Sunday Oliseh, who took over from Stephen Keshi, leave out Chelsea pair of John Obi Mikel and Victor Moses  from his 18 man call up to underline a promise that he would select only players who were showing form at club level and getting regular game time. Moses has been retained by Jose Mourinho for the 2015/2016 season, after making an impression in pre-season and he has revealed he is nursing a little injury...

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Sunday Oliseh to be appointed as new Super Eagles Coach

NFF confirmed that the Pinnick and Oliseh met in London with regards to the vacant position of the Super Eagles Head Coach. “An offer has been made, and there is understanding, but we have to work out the final details of the agreement in a few days. Of course, the Executive Board has to give approval for his appointment based on the final terms to be agreed,” said Felix Anyansi-Agwu, chairman of the NFF Technical and Development...

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Nigeria set sights on daring double
May09

Nigeria set sights on daring double

“I have six A’s, two B’s and a C at O-levels. My best result was in physics. I hope at some point in my life I will major in mechanical engineering.” Unusual words to read on a football site, but Nigeria’s Taiwo Awoniyi is a special young player. Stereotypically, footballers are not considered to be particularly academically inclined, focusing on the pursuit of a sporting dream rather than scholarly achievements....

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Gent move excites Nigeria youth international Moses Ajala Simon.
Jan11

Gent move excites Nigeria youth international Moses Ajala Simon.

Nigerian youth international Moses Simon says he is excited by his move to KAA Gent and wants to achieve success with the Belgian club. Simon, 19, has joined Gent on a three-year deal from Slovakian side AS Trencin for an undisclosed fee. The winger was previously linked with a move to Tottenham and Liverpool. He admits he has already been impressed with what he has seen from the East Flanders outfit. Simon says “It’s just a...

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NIGERIA AS A NATION CONTINUES TO THRIVE IN SPORT!
Aug06

NIGERIA AS A NATION CONTINUES TO THRIVE IN SPORT!

By Victoria Ita They did not just stop at winning the African Cup of Nations 2013: Nigeria were one of only two African nations to reach the knockout stages of the World Cup; and maintained their top ten status at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. After Nigeria’s success in the African Cup of Nations 2013, going from failing to qualify the previous year to winning the tournament, the national football team continued to...

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Nigeria’s Sprint Queen, Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold in Glasgow
Jul29

Commonwealth Games 2014: Nigeria’s Sprint Queen, Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold in Glasgow

Blessing Okagbare see off Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart to win 100 metres gold Africa’s fastest woman is now the fastest woman in the Commonwealth. Blessing Okagbare backed up a series of scintillating runs at Hampden Park to claim a stunning Commonwealth Games 100 metres title ahead of Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart on Monday night. The Nigerian, who had gone in as the pre-race favourite,...

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