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Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three-time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.

Gernot Rohr fine-tunes Eagles list for Benin, Lesotho qualifiers

Coach Gernot Rohr has said that the squads that played the friendly games against Ukraine and Brazil will be considered for next month’s African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Osun United FC appoints Bright Omokaro new head coach

The management of Osun United FC of Osogbo on Wednesday announced the appointment of ex-international, Bright Omokaro, as the new head coach of the club.
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Gernot Rohr: Why Nigeria do not need Chelsea duo for Super Eagles

Gernot Rohr has revealed why he does not need Chelsea duo of Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori are not currently part of his plans.
The 22-year-old on loan at the Scottish premier league side from European Champions Liverpool has revealed he's started the process to switch allegiances to represent Super Eagles in the nearest future.

Rangers star ready to play for Nigeria ahead of England

The 22-year-old on loan at the Scottish premier league side from European Champions Liverpool has revealed he's started the process to switch allegiances to represent Super Eagles in the nearest future.
Nigeria legend Nwankwo Kanu is confident about his nation’s chances of overcoming Algeria in the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final on Sunday.

Nwankwo Kanu: Why Nigeria vs Brazil is more than a friendly

When the Super Eagles file out against the Selecao of Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium in Kallang on Sunday October 13th, Nigerian football legend, Nwankwo Kanu, advised that the senior national team to go all out and win the match stating that the match-up should not be used as testing for new crop of players.
Nigerian goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi called himself a big goalkeeper and will not let the constant criticisms affect his performance on the pitch.

Daniel Akpeyi: I’m a big goalkeeper with no supporter

Nigerian goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi called himself a big goalkeeper and will not let the constant criticisms affect his performance on the pitch.
Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins set to open hotel and night club in Victoria Island Lagos in December.

Ex-Super Eagles ace set to open hotel, night club in Lagos

Former Super Eagles striker Obafemi Martins set to open hotel and night club in Victoria Island Lagos in December.
Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Theophilus Afelokhai: Don’t make drama out of the 4-1 loss to Togo

Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.
Late Green Eagles goalkeeper Wilfred Agbonavbare has been honoured by his former club Rayo Vallecano.

Rayo Vallecano honours Wilfred Agbonavbare

Late Green Eagles goalkeeper Wilfred Agbonavbare has been honoured by his former club Rayo Vallecano.
Ismael Bennacer

Cristiano Ronaldo: Ismael Bennacer can become a champion

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo heaped praise upon Ismael Bennacer last season prior to his move to AC Milan, a report claims.
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21 Super Eagles players train in Dnipro ahead Ukraine match

Twenty-one Super Eagles players train in Dnipro ahead of Ukraine international friendly match on Tuesday night (7.30pm in Nigeria).
Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

‘Broke’ CAF yet to pay 2019 AFCON prize money

Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

Nicolas Pepe withdraws from Ivory Coast squad to work on fitness with Arsenal

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has withdrawn from the Ivory Coast squad to work on his fitness in London.

Imama Amapakabo: U-23 Eagles ready to face Sudan

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo says his boys are ready to face a tough Sudanese side in the 2019 U-23 AFCON qualifying fixtures – the final hurdles his charges must cross to secure a berth in the competition that will also serve as the African qualifiers for the men’s football event of 2020 Olympic Games.

Teacher wins N2 million from Betway

Another Nigerian, Temitope A. has won a massive N2m by placing wagers in the just-concluded Betway African Cup Of Nations Predictor Promotion.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes crucial projects will be put in place to help improve the standard of African football as Moroccan FA president Fouzi Lekjaa shares his thoughts.

FIFA appoints emergency committee to run Egyptian football

With Egyptian football in chaos following the sudden departure of the national federation’s leadership, FIFA on Tuesday appointed a temporary committee to take over.

Teacher emerges millionaire on Betway’s AFCON Jackpot

A 26-year-old classroom teacher, Temitope A, has become N2 million richer after winning Betways’ African Cup of Nations prediction jackpot.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi have broken two transfer record after signing for Premier League rival from Arsenal on a five-year deal until the end of June 2024.

Unai Emery: Iwobi was an example to young players

Arsenal had on Thursday wished Nigerian international Alex Iwobi ‘all the best’ in Everton reeling records that he was an example of a ‘young player’ from his academy that quickly rose through the ranks but had to be sold out on deadline day.

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Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

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