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CHAN: World Cup desire propels Super Eagles in Morocco

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.

CHAN: Ike Shorunmu charges Ikechukwu Ezenwa to use championship to prove worth

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper trainer, Ike Shorunmu, has charged CHAN Eagles first choice goal tender, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, to use the Africa Nations championship slated to kick off on Friday in Morocco as another platform to prove himself as a capable hand to be the Super Eagles number one shot stopper at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

CHAN: Super Eagles to depart for Morocco on Monday

The home-based Super Eagles will depart Nigeria on Monday for the Championship of African Nations holding in Morocco, team Head Coach Salisu Yusuf said on Saturday in Abuja.

CHAN: Coach Salisu Salisu picks Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Rabiu Ali, 21 others

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.

Eniola Aluko left out of England squad for World Cup qualifiers

Eniola Aluko has been left out of England's squad for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kazakhstan.

Chelsea’s Danny Drinkwater declined England call-up – Gareth Southgate

Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater declined an England call-up but manager Gareth Southgate says any talk of club-versus-country rows is "nonsense".

Coach Hugo Broos calls for ‘patience’ as he rebuilds Cameroon

Cameroon Coach Hugo Broos has called for "patience" from the country's fans after naming his squad for their final World Cup qualifier against Zambia.

Monaco’s Radamel Falcao absent for Colombia World Cup warm-ups

Injured Monaco striker Radamel Falcao is the key name missing in Colombia’s squad released Friday for upcoming friendlies against South Korea and China.

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial earns France recall

Fresh from netting the winner against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, Manchester United forward Anthony Martial was rewarded on Thursday with a call-up to Didier Deschamps’s France squad.

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah excluded from Egypt squad for Ghana clash

Egypt coach Hector Cuper has announced his 25-man squad to face the Black Stars of Ghana in their final Group E match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers next week.

Algeria coach Rabah Madjer names 23-man squad for Nigeria, CAR matches

Algeria coach Rabah Madjer has named a 23-man squad for his team’s upcoming matches against Nigeria and Central African Republic.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr invites 24 players for Algeria, Argentina matches

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players including team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi for the upcoming World Cup qualifier and Int’l friendly against Algeria and Argentina.

Hugo Broos working as Cameroon coach without contract

Cameroon coach Hugo Broos says he has been working without a contract since February shortly after he led the team to the Africa Cup of Nations title in Gabon.

Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane plays down Gareth Bale’s injury fears

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has played down concerns about Gareth Bale's fitness before Wales' decisive World Cup qualifiers this month.

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