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Home Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf has stated that Lobi Stars striker Anthony Okpotu will lead the team’s attack when they face Equatorial Guinea in their final group game at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Tuesday barring injury.
Former Nigeria international, Mutiu Adepoju, has expressed optimism that the home-based Super Eagles will overcome Libya in their second match of the ongoing 2018 Africa Nations Championship in Morocco despite their disappointing 0-0 draw against Rwanda in their first Group C game on Monday.
Coach Salisu Yusuf has vowed his team will remain positive when they come face-to-face with Libya in continuation of the 2018 CHAN despite being held to a scoreless draw by less fancied Rwanda in an opening Group C game Monday night.
Ardent desire to gain places in Nigeria’s 23–man squad for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia will be the key incentive for Nigeria’s home–based professionals, who begin campaign for glory in the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco on Monday.
The Home-based Super Eagles will leave for Morocco on Monday, January 8 ahead of their participation at the 2018 African Nations Championship.
Head Coach Salisu Yusuf on Tuesday released his final squad of the Super Eagles B for the 5th African Nations Championship starting in Morocco next week, with goalkeeper and skipper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, midfield Trojan Rabiu Ali and marksman Anthony Okpotu listed.
Nigeria U23 striker Kufre Ebong has signed a three-year contract with Libyan club Al Ahli of Benghazy.
Lobi Stars striker Anthony Okpotu was the biggest winner at this year’s League Bloggers Awards (LBA) after he clinched the NPFL Player of the Season as well as the Top Scorer Awards.
Four-time NPFL champions Kano Pillars have reclaimed the pre-season Gold Cup Tournament they first won in 2015 after they pipped defending champions Lobi Stars 1-0 today in Ilorin.
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Egypt's former military chief of staff, who announced he would run for president in March elections, has called on state institutions to maintain neutrality toward all candidates.
Arab members of the Knesset, who were interrupting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s speech in Israel’s parliament, have been ushered from the building, local media reported on Monday.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered four banks to within 14 days disclose the balance standing of all accounts operated by the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.
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Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes has expressed satisfaction with Nigerian midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali’s performance in training since joining the Scottish Premier league club on loan from Manchester City.
Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has described WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as an “inherited problem” that has created “more than a nuisance” for his government.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has rejected Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led panel that should find lasting solution to clashes between herders and their host communities mainly in Benue and Taraba.