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Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.

Alex Iwobi is Nigeria’s danger man – Brazil coach

Brazil assistant coach Cleber Xavier has picked Alex Iwobi as Nigeria’s danger man ahead of Sunday meetings between the two countries.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s U23 national team Fatai Amoo has stated that coach Imama Amapakabo’s home-based Eagles team have further put themselves under pressure following the team’s consecutive defeats against Togo in two different competitions within a week.

Imama Amapakabo’s home based Eagles team now under pressure – Fatai Amoo

Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s U23 national team Fatai Amoo has stated that coach Imama Amapakabo’s home-based Eagles team have further put themselves under pressure following the team’s consecutive defeats against Togo in two different competitions within a week.
Some football enthusiasts in Gombe State said on Sunday that they were not disappointed with the Super Eagles 1-2 loss to Algeria in the ongoing African Cup of Nations.

Afcon: Super Eagles need a better goalkeeper now – Tunde Disu

A former Technical Adviser to the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, has said that the senior national team, Super Eagles deserves a better goalkeeper to keep up with football’s current standard.
Coach Abubakar Bala, Head Coach, Kwara United FC of Ilorin has said that his resignation from the club was for personal reasons which he would not disclose for now.

Abubakar Bala: Why I resigned from Kwara United FC

Coach Abubakar Bala, Head Coach, Kwara United FC of Ilorin has said that his resignation from the club was for personal reasons which he would not disclose for now.
Abdu Maikaba

Abdu Maikaba opt out of Flying Eagles training camp to save drowning Plateau United

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s U20 national team Abdul Maikaba has stated that he opted out of traveling with the world cup bound Flying Eagles training tour of Germany because of the precarious situation of his NPFL club Plateau United.
Joy Nkoro scored a hat-trick on Thursday in Abuja to help Vera Gold Amazons Football Club to a 3-0 defeat of defending champions Blessed Unity Angels FC at the ongoing 2019 FCT Women’s FA Cup.

3SC wins 2018/19 AITEO State FA Cup

3SC of Ibadan defeated Crown FC of Ogbomosho by 1-0 on Sunday at the Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamansigba, Ibadan to win the 2018 AITEO FA Cup.
Golden Eaglets

U17 AFCON: Nduka Ugbade declares Eaglets readiness to compete

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s U17 national football team Nduka Ugbade has declared that Nigeria is ready to feature and compete at the fast approaching CAF Africa U17 cup of nations which begins this coming Sunday in far away Tanzania.
Abdu Maikaba

U-20 WC: Abdu Maikaba confident of Flying Eagles group stage success

Flying Eagles assistant coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that the Team won’t have so much problems navigating it way through the group stage of the fast approaching FIFA U20 world cup with Nigeria in the same group with Qatar, Ukraine and USA.

U-23 AFCON: Imama Amapakabo calls up 33 players ahead Libya clash

Head Coach of the national U23 team, Imama Amapakabo, has invited 33 players to camp ahead of next month’s U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (U-23 AFCON) qualifying fixture against Libya.
Abubakar Bala

Kwara United boss Abubakar Bala shift focus to national team duty

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s U20 national team Abubakar Bala has stated that he has his focus now fully on the U20 AFCON which starts this weekend as the team gets set for weekend’s owner against the Burundi U20 national team.

NPFL: Heartland stun Nasarawa United in Lafia

The solid miners’ unimpressive start into the new season continues as they lost at home visiting heartland football club of Owerri in the MD 3 fixture of the NPFL at the Lafia City Stadium.
Flying Eagles

Jolomi Atune: Golden Eaglets wait on NFF to approve camping

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s U17 national team Jolomi Atune has stated that the Nigeria U17 team is currently waiting for the NFF to approve a substantive date for the team’s resumption of camping ahead of preparation for this year’s U17 AFCON.

Sunshine Stars FC reshuffles technical crew

In the bid to reposition the team for better performance, the management of the Akure-based Sunshine Stars FC on Monday announced minor reshuffling of its technical crew.
Golden Eaglets in Niger

2019 AFCON: Golden Eaglets on break – coach

Nduka Ugbade, Assistant Coach of the Golden Eaglets, on Wednesday said that the players had embarked on some days rest after qualifying for the 2019 AFCON in Tanzania.
Golden Eaglets - Nigeria

Coach: We’ll work on our lapses against Ghana Starlets

Nduka Ugbade, the Assistant Coach of the Golden Eaglets, says the team will work on their lapses ahead of the final clash against Ghana’s Starlets at the ongoing 2019 U-17 AFCON qualifiers.
FILE - Head coach Manu Garba attends a Nigeria press conference ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup UAE 2013 Semi Final match against Sweden at Al Rashid Stadium on November 4, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Alex Grimm - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Coach: Golden Eaglets‘ll maintain current lineup

The Assistant Coach of the Golden Eaglets, Nduka Ugbade, said on Monday that the team would maintain its line up in their next match against Niger Republic at the ongoing U-17 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.
Nigeria Falconets bound for the 2018 World Cup in France

Falconet’s coach blames national teams’ poor performance on inadequate friendlies

Abdullahi Mansur, Assistant Coach of the national U-20 team, Falconets, on Wednesday blamed the poor performance of national football teams in international competitions on inadequate exposure to international friendlies.

Peter Ahmedu: Picking final D’Tigress World Cup squad will be difficult

With stiff competition among the 22 players to represent Nigeria for the coming FIBA Women World Cup in Tenerife, Spain, Assistant Coach, Peter Ahmedu, said that picking the 12 players to represent Nigeria on the team would be difficult.

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Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

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