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Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

NFF supremo defends ex-Super Eagles skipper’s appointment as assistant coach

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has defended the choice of Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the senior national team, amid a huge public outcry over his appointment last week.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles forward Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria’s Football Ambassador.

Daniel Amokachi named new NFF technical director

Former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach Daniel Amokachi has been appointed as the new Head of the Nigeria Football Federation Technical Department.
Newly-appointed Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Joseph Yobo, has said that national team defenders would benefit more from his wealth of experience when he assumes duty.

Joseph Yobo: Super Eagles defenders will benefit more from me

Newly-appointed Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Joseph Yobo, has said that national team defenders would benefit more from his wealth of experience when he assumes duty.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Joseph Yobo explains what he is bringing to the Super Eagles in his new...

Newly appointed Super Eagles Assistant Coach Joseph Yobo has revealed exclusively the details of what he has to offer in his new role.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.

Former Super Eagles defenders congratulate Joseph Yobo over new national team role

Former Super Eagles defenders Ifeanyi Udeze and Geoffrey Oboabona has congratulated their former teammate and skipper Joseph Yobo on his recent appointment as the Eagles Assistant Coach.
Assistant coach of MFM FC Yemi Olanrewaju has stated that the 3-1 victory recorded by the Lagos based side against Kano Pillars in the last match of the first stanza of the 2019-2020 league season is key to the club’s targets.

Kano Pillars win key to MFM’s season – coach

Assistant coach of MFM FC Yemi Olanrewaju has stated that the 3-1 victory recorded by the Lagos based side against Kano Pillars in the last match of the first stanza of the 2019/2020 league season is key to the club’s targets and whatever they hope to achieve this season with the current situation of things at the club.
Nigeria’s senior women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, on Saturday booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo. 75

D’Tigress coach hails Olympic qualifying tourney outing

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s senior women basketball national team — D’Tigress, Peter Ahmedu, has hailed the team for giving a good account of itself after the team achieved its target of picking the ticket to the women basketball event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.
Nigeria's D'Tigress on Thursday celebrated a key victory as they overcame African counterparts Mozambique 85-51 in Serbia in an Olympic qualifier. 69

Peter Ahmedu: D’Tigress’ Olympics spot sealed

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s women national basketball team Peter Ahmedu has concluded that Nigeria is in already with a qualification spot for the women basketball event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games following Thursday’s 85 – 51 victory over Mozambique in the team’s Olympic qualifying tournament opener.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 108

Peter Ahmedu: D’Tigress won’t be tempted to underrate Mozambique in Olympic qualifying tourney

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s women national basketball team D’Tigress Peter Ahmedu has stated that players of the women national team will not be allowed to underrate their Mozambican counterpart ahead of the fast approaching Olympics qualifying tournament in Belgrade, Serbia which begins on Thursday 6th February 2020.
Golden Eaglets Assistant coach Nduka Ugbade and ex-international Ifeanyi Udeze have picked Samuel Chukwueze ahead of Victor Osimhen for the Africa Young Player of the Year Award 2019.

CAF awards: Nduka Ugbade, Ifeanyi Udeze pick Samuel Chukwueze ahead of Victor Osimhen for...

Golden Eaglets Assistant coach Nduka Ugbade and ex-international Ifeanyi Udeze have picked Samuel Chukwueze ahead of Victor Osimhen for the Africa Young Player of the Year Award 2019.
Jody Morris has insisted he retains the “utmost respect” for Jose Mourinho despite previously poking fun at the Tottenham boss on social media.

FA Cup: Chelsea coach names key players to miss Nottingham Forest clash

Chelsea’s assistant coach Jody Morris has confirmed that his side will be without some key players, Marco Alonso and Ruben Loftus-Cheek when they tackle Nottingham Forest in Sunday’s FA Cup third-round clash.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 14

FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets coach provides strategy to defeat Holland

Golden Eaglets assistant coach Nduka Ugbade is confident of victory against Holland as long as the team adheres to the coaches’ tactical instructions.
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.
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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.

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Justin Fashanu was on Wednesday inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame.

Justin Fashanu deserved Hall of Fame induction – Amal Fashanu

Born of a Nigerian father and a mother from Guyana, Fashanu was Britain’s first £1m black footballer and won the BBC’s Goal of the Season award for his memorable volley against Liverpool in February 1980.

US opposes Nigeria’s plan to hand Abacha loot to Kebbi governor

The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.

ECOWAS Court chief advocates legal system to guarantee Ivoirians of rights protection

Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.

Court orders DSS to probe Bayelsa deputy governor for ‘certificate forgery’

An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane is expected on Friday to be charged with the murder of his estranged wife, who was gunned down two days before his inauguration in 2017, police said Thursday.

Lesotho premier fails to appear in court to face murder charge

The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.