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Former Bendel Insurance player and coach, Roland Ewere is delighted with the extensive upgrading and renovation that the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City has undergone, expressing hope that the Super Eagles will enjoy playing qualifying games.

Roland Ewere: Super Eagles will enjoy playing at Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium

Former Bendel Insurance player and coach, Roland Ewere is delighted with the extensive upgrading and renovation that the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City has undergone, expressing hope that the Super Eagles will enjoy playing their FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifying games in the stadium.

EURO 2020 could take place between November, December

European football’s governing body UEFA are set to postpone this Summer’s European Championship’s but they could still be played this year, at least according to a report in today’s print edition of Corriere della Sera.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr undergoes surgery in Germany

Embattled Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr, has revealed that he underwent a minor tooth surgery in his native country, Germany.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with his team performance against Lesotho in Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Group L matchday-two fixture at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru. 3

WCQ: Super Eagles warned against complacency

Former Nigerian international Mutiu Adepoju said the Super are the favorite to qualify for the next phase of the Qatar 2022 world cup qualifiers from Group C.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

WCQ: Gernot Rohr, Wilfred Ndidi react to Super Eagles group

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr and midfielder Wilfred Ndidi have reacted to the Qatar FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifying draw.
Super Eagles, Cape Verde, Liberia, and Central African Republic will battle each other in Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

2022 WCQ: Nigeria draw Cape Verde, Liberia, CAR

Super Eagles, Cape Verde, Liberia, and Central African Republic will battle each other in Group C of the Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Bitrus Bewarang wants tough 2022 World Cup qualifying group for Super Eagles

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Bitrus Bewarang has stated that he would prefer a difficult Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying group for the country.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

China begin hunt for new coach as Marcelo Lippi walks

China are searching for a third coach this year after the Football Association accepted Marcello Lippi’s resignation following the damaging loss to Syria in World Cup qualifying.
Nasser Al-Khater

Nasser Al Khater: 2022 Qatar World Cup will be unique in its own right

Nasser Al Khater, the Chief Executive Officer of the 2022 World Cup which is being hosted by Qatar, has reiterated that the next edition of the global extravaganza will be historic and unique in its own right.

Nigel de Jong: Qatar 2022 World Cup will be amazing

Former Netherlands international Nigel de Jong is no stranger to Qatar football. He signed for Qatar Stars League (QSL) outfit Al Ahli back in 2018 before moving to Al Shahaniya after a season.
New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.

New Morocco coach names 46 players in Atlas Lions squad

New Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named 46 players in his first squad for their training camp in September, where they are expected to face Burkina Faso and Niger.
FIFA HQ

World Cup: FIFA drops plan to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams

FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body’s president Gianni Infantino.
A ‘vagina-shaped’ football stadium has been unveiled in Qatar ahead of the 2022 World Cup

Qatar World Cup ‘vagina stadium’ revealed

The Al Wakrah stadium was designed by the late British-Iraqi architect Dame Zaha Hadid and will host matches up to the quarter-finals.

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Lockdown: Aba residents flout stay-at-home order

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WHO appreciates front-line health workers in Nigeria

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Ondo PDP senator commends governor for paying predecessor’s appointees entitlements

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Kemi Adepoju, a dressmaker, sews a dress with a sewing machine in her shop amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Lagos, Nigeria April 5, 2020. REUTERS-Seun Sanni

Lockdowns: Saving lives, but ruining livelihoods in Africa

In a dark ground-floor room in Lagos, dressmaker Kemi Adepoju gazes at a pile of dresses she has made but which cannot be collected due to the lockdown in force to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.