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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”.
French coach Jean-Louis Gasset has indicated interest in coaching an African national team before he finally winds down his managerial career.

French coach eyes Gernot Rohr’s job

French coach Jean-Louis Gasset has indicated interest in coaching an African national team before he finally winds down his managerial career.
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.

AWCON 2020: Nigeria home of women football – NFF

Nigeria has declared interest in hosting the 2020 Africa Women Cup of Nations as Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) label the country ‘home of women’s football’
Sadio Mane says he’s delighted to win the 2019 African footballer of the year award for the first time in his career.

Sadio Mane reacts to his first footballer of the year award

Sadio Mane says he’s delighted to win the 2019 African footballer of the year award for the first time in his career.

Ike Shorunmu: Why Clemens Westerhof dropped me from USA 1994 squad

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has revealed the reason why he was dropped by Clemens Westerhof dropped him from the USA 1994 World Cup squad.
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 players must do more at club level to win awards – team...

Super Eagles team coordinator Patrick Pascal has called on Nigerian players to up their game and be more consistent, especially at club level to stand a chance of winning the CAF African footballer of the Year Award.
Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho reacts after scoring in Leicester City 4-1 big away win over Aston Villa in the Premier League encounter on Sunday to move six points clear of champions Manchester City.

Victor Ikpeba: What Kelechi Iheanacho must do to remain in top form

Former Nigeria international Victor Ikpeba insists Kelechi Iheanacho must work hard and must change his mentality if he’s to fulfill his potential.
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 declares national team coaching roles vacant

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed that the position of the head coach for various national teams are vacant, except for Super Eagles.
Enyimba rock solid defender Ifeanyi Anaemena insists that the People’s Elephant are not under pressure to win the elusive CAF Confederations Cup this season.

Ifeanyi Anaemena: Enyimba not under pressure to deliver CAF Confederations Cup title

Enyimba rock solid defender Ifeanyi Anaemena insists that the People’s Elephant are not under pressure to win the elusive CAF Confederations Cup this season.
Leganes defender Kenneth Omeruo is eyeing a quick return to action for the club following the injury he picked up on Saturday.

Kenneth Omeruo eyes quick return from injury

Leganes defender Kenneth Omeruo is eyeing a quick return to action for the club following the injury he picked up on Saturday.
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.

Former Chelsea defender calls for change of style in NFF

Former Super Eagles, Chelsea and Newcastle defender Celestine Babayaro is calling for a drastic change to the scheme of things in Nigerian football.
Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen visits his former Club Sporting Charleroi after helping the Super Eagles secure a hard-fought 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly game on Sunday.

CAF awards: Victor Osimhen, Wilfred Ndidi, Odion Ighalo top POTY shortlist

Nigeria’s trio of Victor Osimhen, Wilfried Ndidi and Odion Ighalo top the 30-man list for this year’s African Player of the Year award.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr paid a courtesy call on Nigeria Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare on Wednesday morning in Abuja.

Sports minister won’t interfere in NFF, Gernot Rohr contract talks

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says he won’t interfere in the contract issue currently going on between Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr, and the Nigeria Football Federation.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with his team performance against Lesotho in Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Group L matchday-two fixture at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru. 4

Gernot Rohr: Lesotho gave us more problems than the result suggested

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is satisfied with his team performance against Lesotho in Sunday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying Group L matchday-two fixture at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru.
Super Eagles Captain Ahmed Musa has pleaded with the senior national team coaches to continue to give young players chance to show what they can do for the country.

Ahmed Musa urges Gernot Rohr to keep faith with current young sqaud

The Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia winger however urged the Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr to keep faith with youngsters who are on good form.
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.

Gernot Rohr: Victor Osimhen learnt a lot during 2019 Afcon

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.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Olympic Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo leaves future in the hand of NFF

The embattled coach revealed that his team gave their best, but we’re unlucky to miss out of a place in the semi-final of the the competition and opportunities of picking Tokyo 2020 tickets in the process.
Super Eagles vice-captain Williams Troost-Ekong has applauded Nigeria’s hard-fought win over Benin’s Squirrels in their 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier.

Super Eagles star celebrates Nigeria win over Benin’s Squirrels in style

Super Eagles vice-captain Williams Troost-Ekong has applauded Nigeria’s hard-fought win over Benin’s Squirrels in their 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifier.

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Amotekun: Cleric urges South-West governors to remain resolute in your determination to tackle insecurity

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Nigerian Airforce takes delivery of two new Augusta attack helicopters for combat operations

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