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NFF President confident Super Eagles will win next AFCON

President of the Nigeria football federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has once again expressed his confidence that the Super Eagles will win the next African cup of nations.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the appointment of ex-Super Eagles Captain and coach Augustine Eguavoen as the Technical Director of the NFF.

Augustine Eguavoen appointed as technical direction of the Nigeria Football Federation

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the appointment of ex-Super Eagles Captain and coach Augustine Eguavoen as the Technical Director of the NFF.
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.

Super Eagles now to play Algeria, Tunisia in October friendly games

Reigning African champions Algeria have replaced Cote d’Ivoire as the opponents of the Super Eagles in the first of two international friendly matches arranged by the Nigeria Football Federation to be played in Austria in October.
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 proud of latest FIFA ranking

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says he’s happy with the improvement the team has made since his arrival.

Seyi Akinkunmi: Super Eagles will be ready for Tunisia, Cote D’Ivoire

First Vice-President, Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinkunmi, opined that the Super Eagles are Nigeria is a big football nation and the Super Eagles will continue to lock horns with the best teams in the world.
Godfrey Oboabona put in a good shift in Dinamo Batumi’s 4-0 triumph over FC Chikhura by accounting for an assist.

Godfrey Oboabona desperate for Super Eagles recall

AFCON 2013 winner Godfrey Oboabona said he’s not giving up any hope of a call up back in the Super Eagles.
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.

Super Eagles to play friendlies vs Côte d’Ivoire, Tunisia in October

The NFF president Amaju Pinnick revealed this via his Twitter handle on Tuesday, that the Super Eagles will face the Elephants of Cote’d Ivoire and Catarge Eagles of Tunisia.
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez reacts. REUTERS-Anton Vaganov-File Photo

Belgium overlook Eagles new boy for UEFA Nations League clashes

As the Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr and the NFF get set for the double header against the West Africans on new dates – November 9 and 17, they have been presented with another opportunity to have Dessers finally make his international switch to Nigeria.
Eddy Ogenyi Onazi says his relationship with Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr is great and he is targeting into the Super Eagles squad sooner.

Ogenyi Onazi returns to Italian Serie A with Crotone

Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi has signed for Italian Serie A side Crotone on a three-year deal.
Victor Moses has finally broken his silence on Inter Milan’s UEFA Europa League defeat to Sevilla last Friday.

Victor Moses regrets Europa league final loss to Sevilla

Victor Moses has finally broken his silence on Inter Milan’s UEFA Europa League defeat to Sevilla last Friday.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr said striker Victor Osimhen learnt a lot from Odion Ighalo before his retirement after the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Super Eagles to face Sierra Leone in November

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will resume their 2021 African cup of Nations qualifiers campaign in November 2020 according to Confederation of African Football.
John Obi Mikel is back in England as he has officially penned a deal with Stoke City ahead of the 2020-21 season

Stoke City: Why we signed Mikel Obi

Stoke City boss Michael O’Neill says the club decided to go for former Nigeria international John Mikel Obi because his desire tallies with their own.
John Obi Mikel is back in England as he has officially penned a deal with Stoke City ahead of the 2020-21 season

Mikel Obi completes Stoke City move

John Obi Mikel is back in England as he has officially penned a deal with Stoke City ahead of the 2020/21 season
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has celebrated with former Super Eagles Captain Austin Okocha who turns 47 on Friday, August 14th, 2020.

NFF celebrates former Super Eagles skipper Austin Okocha at 47

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has celebrated with former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha who turns 47 on Friday, August 14th, 2020.
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 eulogizes Samuel Okwaraji on 31st anniversary of death

The Nigeria Football Federation has marked the 31st anniversary of the death of Samuel Okwaraji who died at the National Stadium, Surulere on the 12th August 1989, during a match.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ndubuisi Egbo is two wins away from leading KF Tirana to the league title in Albania.

Coach Egbo: How I became the first Nigerian to win European league title

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper and Head Coach of Tirana FC of Albania, Emmanuel Egbo, says he’s delighted to win his first league title as a coach.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,

Victor Moses fit for Torino clash

Former Nigeria international Victor Moses has been declared fit to play in Inter Milan’s Serie A clash against Torino on Monday.
Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr reacted to Moses Simon’s permanent move to French side Nantes FC from the Spanish Premiere division side Levante.

Gernot Rohr ready for tough year ahead with Super Eagles

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has no problem with the postponement of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to 2022, but believes that 2022 will be a complicated year for his team.

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