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Former Super Eagles striker, Julius Aghahowa, has explained the poor treatment of Nigerian coaches discouraged him from coaching.

Julius Aghahowa explains why he shunned coaching

Former Super Eagles striker, Julius Aghahowa, has explained the poor treatment of Nigerian coaches discouraged him from coaching.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Gernot Rohr: I’ve not heard from Joseph Yobo since his appointment

Gernot Rohr has revealed Joseph Yobo has not called him since his appointment as assistant coach of the Super Eagles.
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.

Former Super Eagles coach faults German handler over lack of confidence in home based...

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has reacted to the non inclusion of single outfield player from the Nigeria professional football league in the Gernot Rohr’s 24 man squad for the African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Minister mourns former Green Eagles, Flying Eagles players

Youth and Sports Minister Mr .Sunday Dare has expressed deep shock and sadness on the deaths of two ex Nigerian Internationals Sule Kekere and Kabiru Baleria.
Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.

Samuel Eto’o: Castle Africa 5s initiative has unified African countries

Former Indomitable Lions of Cameroon captain, Samuel Eto’o Fils, has praised Africa 5s initiative, submitting that the championship has greatly unified African countries.
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.

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