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Solomon Dalung: Abuja may not stage farewell game for World Cup-bound Super Eagles

Sports minister Solomon Dalung has said he is doubtful the Super Eagles will play a farewell game in Abuja against DR Congo on the way to the World Cup as he does not have the 130 million Naira to regrass the pitch of the Abuja National Stadium in time for the friendly.

CAF Confed Cup: Akwa United ‘hungry’ to beat Banjul FC

Akwa United central defender Emmanuel Ariwachukwu says himself and his teammates are “hungry” to prove their mettle in the CAF Confederation Cup tie against Banjul FC.

NPFL: Akwa United are beatable – Gbenga Ogunbote

Enugu Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is confident his side can secure victory over 'beatable' Akwa United in Sunday's encounter.

Governor Ugwuanyi to pay Enugu Rangers N1m extra bonus for every NPFL match win

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has promised players of Enugu Rangers a special bonus of N1m, apart from their normal bonus, for every home or away win in the 2018 /19 NPFL season which kicks off this weekend.

Enugu Rangers resume training in Ijebu-Ode December 28

Enugu Rangers will open a two-week training camp at Ijebu Ode December 28, general manager Davidson Owumi has said, while also saying he has yet to attend to the transfer of returnee Chisom Egbuchulam

Super Eagles’ Shehu Abdullahi charged for misconduct in Cyprus

Super Eagles right full back, Shehu Abdullahi, has been suspended for two games and also fined for an undisclosed amount of money for violent conduct according to a statement by the Cyprus Football Association yesterday.

Super Eagles can win 2018 World Cup – Adegboye Onigbinde

Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has said the Super Eagles’ defence and midfield need strengthening ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup for the team to succeed at the quadrennial event.

Outbreak of Monkey pox, other national issues dominate Google search

The outbreak of monkey pox which was reported by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) dominated searches on Internet search engine — Google — this week.

Super Eagles won’t get an easy World Cup draw – John Fashanu

Former Wimbledon striker, John Fashanu, believes no group will come easy for Nigeria’s Super Eagles when the draw for the 2018 World Cup is held on December 1.

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi sends Nigeria to Russia 2018

Alex Iwobi on Saturday sealed Nigeria’s qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup after he scored the lone goal in Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo.

Coach Gernot Rohr hails Super Eagles’ qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has praised his players after they defeated Zambia 1-0 on Saturday here in Uyo to qualify for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Senator Bukola Saraki congratulates Super Eagles on qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated the Super Eagles, who have qualified for the 2018 World Cup, after a 1-0 win over Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after they beat Zambia 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.

Moses, Mikel, Iheanacho aim to increase goals’ tally

A total of six players have scored Nigeria’s 10 goals so far in the qualifying race for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

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White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

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Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.