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NFF denies reports of deaths in Uyo stadium stampede

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has denied reports that five football fans died during stampede at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium before Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia.

Nobody died in stadium stampede – Akwa Ibom govt

The Akwa Ibom State Government on Sunday said nobody died in the stampede at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, during the Nigeria vs Zambia World Cup Qualifier match on Saturday.

Zambia striker Alex N’gonga’s family home attacked for failing to score against Super Eagles

Power Dynamos striker Alex N’gonga’s family home in Chimwemwe Township in Kitwe has been attacked by thugs following Zambia’s 1-0 loss to Nigeria in a decisive 2018 World Cup qualifier.

No death in Nigeria-Zambia match – Akwa Ibom govt

The Akwa Ibom State government has described a newspaper report that five people were feared dead following a stampede at one of the gates of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, during the Nigeria vs Zambia World Cup Qualifier last Saturday as untrue.

WCQ: Nigeria were lucky against Zambia – Gernot Rohr

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr admitted that his side was lucky against Zambia on Saturday.

Arsenal celebrates Alex Iwobi’s World Cup ticket-winning goal, congratulates Nigeria

English Premier League side, Arsenal FC, have celebrated their youngster, Alex Iwobi, who scored Nigeria’s solitary match-winner against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Several injured in stadium stampede during Nigeria-Zambia match

A stampede at the entrance of Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom has left many injured.

WCQ: No regrets over 0-1 loss to Super Eagles – Zambia coach Nyirenda

Coach Wedson Nyirenda of Zambia’s national team, Chipolopolo, says he is proud of his team and not disappointed losing 0-1 to the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the second leg of Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier.

W’Cup: Super Eagles victory, independence gift to Nigerians – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Nigeria first African team to secure place in Russia 2018

Nigeria have become the first African team to book a place at the 2018 World Cup after they defeated Zambia 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Saturday evening.

President Buhari hails Super Eagles on qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory Saturday over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

NFF signs partnership agreements with TGI Group, PayPorte

The Nigeria Football Federation has signed partnership agreements with two companies, Tropical General Investments Group and PayPorte, for the sponsorship of the Super Eagles.

WCQ: Super Eagles will give all to beat Zambia – Daniel Akpeyi

Super Eagles and Chippa United goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, is confident Nigeria will not wait till their last Group B game against Algeria before bagging their 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket.

Injuries won’t stop us from beating Eagles – Zambian coach Nyirenda

Coach Wedson Nyirenda of the Chipolopolo of Zambia says his players are in high spirits to pick the maximum three points in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Nigeria.

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