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New signing Efe Ambrose is probably a couple of weeks away from being involved in Derby County’s squad, says manager Frank Lampard.

Efe Ambrose delighted to sign with Derby County

Nigerian defender Efe Ambrose says he is delighted to have joined English Championship side Derby County.
Former Nigeria international, Victor Moses was on for 24 minutes in his maiden appearance for Fenerbahce who defeated Yeni Malatyaspor 3-2 in the Turkish Super League on Monday night.

Victor Moses poised for first league start for Fenerbahce against Konyaspor

Nigerian winger Victor Moses is poised to make his first Turkish Super League start for Fenerbahce on Saturday when the Yellow Canaries take on Konyaspor at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium.
Remo Stars defender Olisa Ndah

Dream Team invitation excites Remo Stars’ Olisa Ndah

Remo Stars Football Club defender Olisa Ndah says he’s delighted to be included in the Coach Imama Amapakabo’s 33 man squad for the next month’s U-23 African Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya.

Mali to face Senegal in U-20 AFCON final

Mali will play Senegal in Sunday's final of the Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger, in a repeat of the opening Group B encounter.

Efe Ambrose: Super Eagles always in my heart

Derby County defender Efe Ambrose has not played for the Super Eagles since Nigeria’s 1-0 loss away to Egypt in March 2016, but the player has revealed that he still keeps up to tab with the national team and calls some players to continuously encourage and support them.

U-23 AFCON: Imama Amapakabo calls up 33 players ahead Libya clash

Head Coach of the national U23 team, Imama Amapakabo, has invited 33 players to camp ahead of next month’s U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (U-23 AFCON) qualifying fixture against Libya.
Samuel Eto'o

Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o says not ready to quit football

Four-time African footballer of the year, Samuel Eto'o, says he is not quitting football despite his contract at Qatar Sports Club expiring this summer.
Afeez Aremu

U-20 AFCON: Afeez Aremu out of the tournament with injury

Flying Eagles influential midfielder Afeez Aremu will miss the remaining matches of the ongoing 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in the Niger Republic due to injury.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

Gernot Rohr: No superstars in Super Eagles

Coach of Nigerian senior football team, Gernot Rohr, has declared that there are no superstar players in the current Super Eagles squad ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
TURIN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 10- Ola Aina of Torino FC celebrates the opening goal during the Serie A match between Torino FC and Udinese at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on February 10, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino-Getty Images)

Ola Aina happy to score first Serie A goal for Torino

Torino defender Ola Aina is thrilled to have scored his first goal for the club in Sunday’s 1-0 win over Udinese in the Italian Serie A.

Minister Dalung hails Flying Eagles World Cup qualification

The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Saturday congratulated the Flying Eagles on their qualification for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.

Francis Uzoho investigated in Cyprus over ‘health certificate’ claims

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho was left out of Anorthosis Famagusta's squad against Nea Salamis on Saturday, after he was caught up in an investigation into a health certificate issued to him by the Cyprus Sports Organisation (KOA).
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

FIFA congratulates Flying Eagles over World Cup qualification ticket

Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.
Odion Ighalo

AFCON: Odion Ighalo is key for Super Eagles success – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has revealed that Odion Ighalo is key for super eagles winning the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt irrespective of where he plays in Chinese Super League.
[fILE] Nigeria's German coach Gernot Rohr looks on during a training session at Essentuki Arena in Yessentuki, southern Russia, on June 18, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament.-br --PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

AFCON: Gernot Rohr wants Super Eagles to camp in Abuja

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has told newsmen that he would want his team to have their final camping for this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at the Federal Capital Territory.
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AFCON U-20: Burundi force hosts Niger to draw in six-goal thriller

Hosts Niger were on Tuesday forced to a 3-3 draw by Burundi at the ongoing Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Morocco's coach Herve Renard speaks during a press conference at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 24, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. Patrick HERTZOG | AFP

Herve Renard: Egypt, Senegal favourites to win AFCON

Two-time Africa Cup of Nations champion Herve Renard has tipped 2019 hosts Egypt and Africa's No.1 ranked team Senegal as the favourites to win this year's showpiece.
Adewale Olufade

Caf to consider appeal from The Gambia over Adewale Olufade eligibility

The Gambia Football Federation (GFF) has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football (Caf) will consider an appeal from over the eligibility of Togo's Adewale Olufade.

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