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Egyptian side Misr El-Makasa appoints Emmanuel Amuneke as head coach

Former Super Eagles forward Emmanuel Amuneke has been appointed head coach of Egyptian side Misr El-Makasa following the sack of Ahmed Hossam Mido.
Godfrey Oboabona last played for Saudi club Al Ahli and only recently underwent trials in France

Godfrey Oboabona: I can’t wait to play for Super Eagles again

Nigerian defender Godfrey Oboabona says he is looking forward to playing for the Super Eagles again.
Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively.

WCQ: NTA, HotSports affirm commitment to live broadcast

With the fixtures for the next FIFA World Cup qualifiers now known, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and its marketing partner, HotSports have confirmed their readiness to transmit all the six matches involving the Super Eagles in the second round.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF explains normalisation committee for Delta FA

Chairman of Chairmen of Nigerian Football, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa Gusau, has stated that the NFF resorted to appointing a Normalisation Committee to run the affairs of the Delta State Football Association following the long-drawn intractable crisis that bedeviled that affiliate.
Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is “100 per cent” certain that Ederson will line up for Manchester City in a crunch Premier League clash despite picking up a knock on Champions League duty.

Jurgen Klopp suggests FA Cup overhaul and ‘less money for less games’ amid ever-increasing...

Jurgen Klopp has suggested overhauling the format of the FA Cup amid concerns by leading managers over the congested nature of the English football calendar.
Liberia will prove to the boogie team and unlikely dark horse in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group according to former General Secretary of the LFA Borsay Yanqueh.

WCQ: Super Eagles warned not to underrate Liberia

Liberia will prove to the boogie team and unlikely dark horse in their 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying group according to former General Secretary of the LFA Borsay Yanqueh.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

WCQ: Gernot Rohr cautious as Nigeria draw Cape Verde, CAR, Liberia

German coach Gernot Rohr said the Super Eagles have the strength in depth to weather the storm and ensure progress after Nigeria was drawn against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar.
A former African Player of the Year Emmanuel Amuneke has tipped Mbwana Ally Samatta to succeed after the Tanzania national team captain completed his transfer from Belgian side Genk to Aston Villa in the English Premier League on Monday.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Mbwana Ally Samatta‘ll succeed at Aston Villa

A former African Player of the Year Emmanuel Amuneke has tipped Mbwana Ally Samatta to succeed after the Tanzania national team captain completed his transfer from Belgian side Genk to Aston Villa in the English Premier League on Monday.
Former France midfielder and 1998 World Cup winner Marcel Desailly is looking forward to a fierce battle between Ghana and South Africa for a 2022 World Cup qualifying ticket but expects the Black Stars to trump Bafana Bafana in the end.

WCQ: Marcel Desailly tips Ghana over South Africa

Former France midfielder and 1998 World Cup winner Marcel Desailly is looking forward to a fierce battle between Ghana and South Africa for a 2022 World Cup qualifying ticket but expects the Black Stars to trump Bafana Bafana in the end.
Former Uganda and Zamalek SC Manager, Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic has emerged favorite for the Head Coach job of the Zambia national team, also known as Chipolopolo.

Micho Sredojevic beats Emmanuel Amuneke to Zambia national team job

Former Uganda and Zamalek SC manager, Milutin “Micho” Sredojevic has emerged favorite for the Head Coach job of the Zambia national team, also known as Chipolopolo.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

WCQ: Super Eagles drawn in ‘soft group’ in qualifying campaign

Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.
CAF, Africa’s football governing body, has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles left-back Elderson Echiejile who turns 32 on Monday.

CAF celebrates ex-Super Eagles star Elderson Uwa Echiejile at 32

CAF, Africa’s football governing body, has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles left-back Elderson Echiejile who turns 32 on Monday.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Vincent Enyeama is my role model

Enyeama represented Nigeria for 13 years and was rated as one of the best goalkeepers to have come out of Africa.
Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

Finidi George: European clubs to suffer because of AFCON change

Nigerian great Finidi George says European clubs will be the ones to suffer following the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) decision to reschedule the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.

Finidi George reacts to Afcon 2021 scheduling

Finidi George says the scheduling of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations is bad news for most European teams.
Ghana coach James Appiah believes the outcome of Monday's Round of 16 shootout defeat to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt would have been different had Video Assistant Referees (VAR) been deployed earlier.

Kwasi Appiah: I had a succession plan for Ghana

Former Ghana coach James Kwasi Appiah believes he laid a good foundation for the team during his time at the helm of affairs.
It very much looked like it would be a routine win for Jurgen Klopp’s side against their Jupiler League opponents after Reds midfielder Gini Wijnaldum stabbed home from close range with 14 minutes on the clock.

Jurgen Klopp: AFCON reschedule a catastrophe for Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp has condemned a rescheduling of the Africa Cup of Nations back to January as “a catastrophe for Liverpool”.

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Yellow fever: Institute, NCDC train laboratory scientists

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Malabu scam: AGF Bello Adoke, others plead not guilty

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NUJ chief calls for constitutional roles for traditional rulers

Chief Chris Isiguzo, the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday advocated for constitutional roles for traditional rulers in the country.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

AGF: Operation Amotekun remains an illegal entity

For the second time in about a week, the Federal Government has declared the Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as an illegal entity not known to the constitution of Nigeria and which can never be allowed to stand.
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Yung6ix calls out MI over nonsupport

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