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AFCON: Nigeria can’t afford to fail – Peter Etebo

Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Peter Etebo says the Super Eagles “cannot afford to fail” in their return to the Africa Cup of Nations.
The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, paid a courtesy visit to Christain Chukwu who is recuperating at the Wellington Hospital, Circus London.

Femi Otedola pays Christian Chukwu visit at London hospital

The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, paid a courtesy visit to Christain Chukwu who is recuperating at the Wellington Hospital, Circus London.
FRMF president Fouzi Lekjaa said he alerted Caf about the alleged falsifying of players’ ages and feels the continental football governing body is not appropriately acting on the issue.

Morocco: Cameroon should be disqualified for alleged age-cheating in U17 Afcon

The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) has threatened to approach Fifa and report Cameroon for allegedly fielding overage players at the ongoing Africa U17 Nations Cup (U17 Afcon) tournament in Tanzania.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr to improve Super Eagle’s current form

Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, on Friday promised to improve on the current form of his players, despite their 1-0 victory over the Pharaohs of Egypt.
Super Eagles of Nigeria

Super Eagles to know AFCON opponents on April 12

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will know their group phase opponents at the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals on 12th April – the date now approved by the Confederation of African Football for the staging of the draw.
Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah scores late winner as Egypt beat Tunisia, Morocco sink Cameroon

Mohamed Salah scored a last-minute winner as Egypt came from behind to end Tunisia’s 100 percent record in African Nations Cup qualifying with a 3-2 win in Alexandria on Friday.

Kenneth Omeruo resumes training with Leganes ahead Real Betis clash

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has resumed training with his Spanish La Liga side, Leganes ahead of Sunday’s clash against Real Betis.
Super Eagles

Super Eagles arrive Abuja from Seychelles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria arrived in Abuja from Seychelles enroute Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly clash against Liberia.

Mohammed Sanusi: NFF to discuss with Victor Moses over retirement

The Secretary-General of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, has commended the federal government for the timely intervention on Fifa ban which would have adversely affected millions of youths and age grade competitions.

Ike Shorunmu: Francis Uzoho has started well but can get better

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has hailed Francis Uzoho for his impressive performance start to his national team career and reckons he can still get better with time but warned against putting the youngster under too much pressure ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Nigeria hit by labour disputes over unpaid salaries

Kenneth Madiebo isn't seeking global recognition for helping to stop the spread of Ebola in Nigeria in 2014 -- he just wants to be paid.

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Divine Oduduru leads Texas Tech to first national title

Nigeria sprint sensation Divine Oduduru’s stand-out performances at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Outdoor Championship last weekend led his school to win their first national title.

Afe Babalola: Make June 12 inauguration for presidents, governors

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Romelu Lukaku casts doubt over Manchester United future

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Roberto Mancini: Marco Verratti is great even though he looks tiny

Marco Verratti is a great player for Italy even though he looks "small and tiny", says coach Roberto Mancini.

UK’s CISI, CIS, NCMI sign MoU on capital market training

The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) of the United Kingdom has entered into agreements with Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) and the Nigerian Capital Market Institute (NCMI) to strengthen professional training and qualification of Nigerian capital market operators.