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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.

Why Alex Iwobi signed for Everton – dad

Alex Iwobi failed to make his debut for his new club Everton as they played 0-0 with Crystal Palace yesterday due to late submission of his paper work.
Azubuike Okechukwu struck a perfect friendship with Brazilian superstar Robinho following his move to Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a season-long loan from Egyptian club Pyramids FC and it was all because of Nigeria football legend Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha

Azubuike Okechukwu: Robinho became my best friend because of Jay Jay Okocha

Azubuike Okechukwu struck a perfect friendship with Brazilian superstar Robinho following his move to Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a season-long loan from Egyptian club Pyramids FC and it was all because of Nigeria football legend Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha.
Alex Iwobi has dismissed reports linking him with an Arsenal exit by claiming he wants the Gunners to sign 'world-class' players.

Alex Iwobi focuses on Arsenal after Afcon bronze feat with Super Eagles

Alex Iwobi has already turned his attention to club matters after helping Nigeria to a third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: Austin Okocha names two dangermen for Bafana ahead of Eagles clash

Nigerian legend Austin Jay Jay Okocha has identified two dangermen Percy Tau and Thembinkosi Lorch for Bafana Bafana quarter-finals clash with Super Eagles on Wednesday night at Cairo International Stadium.
Nigeria legend Jay-Jay Okocha is looking forward to an interesting encounter when the three-time African champions lock horns with South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: How Nigeria-South Africa rivalry started – Austin Okocha

Nigeria legend Austin 'Jay-Jay' Okocha is looking forward to an "interesting" encounter when the three-time African champions lock horns with South Africa at the Cairo International Stadium.
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George Weah, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o, others for Governor Ambode testimonial match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.

AFCON: Austin Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, Tijani Babangida get new NFF appointments

Three former Super Eagles players, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu, and Tijani Babangida have received new appointments from the Nigeria Football Federation.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has dedicated his Nigeria footballer of the year award his teammates and everyone who has contributed to his success as a footballer.

Aiteo/NFF Awards: Ahmed Musa emerges Player of the Year

Super Eagles stand-in captain, Ahmed Musa, was the biggest winner in the 2nd edition of the Aiteo/NFF Award held Monday night in Lagos.

Austin Okocha: Why I retired early from football

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, says one of the reasons he retired from the round leather game was lack of enough playing time.

Mauricio Pochettino: Moussa Dembele is a genius like Austin Okocha

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has compared the departed midfielder Moussa Dembele to his PSG teammate and Nigeria football Legend, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha.

Austin Okocha: Pressure on South Africa to beat Super Eagles again

Former Super Eagles captain Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha believes South Africa are under pressure to beat the Super Eagles following their disappointing draw away to Pirates of Seychelles in the fourth round game of the 2019 AFCON qualifiers.

NFF boss seeks private sector support for youth sports

The First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwunmi, has called on private sector players to be more supportive of the development of youth sports, explaining that their contribution would boost national sports, reduce crime rate and increase brand loyalty.
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Austin Okocha: Argentina should be happy going home

Former Super Eagles captain Austin Okocha says rather than lament their ouster Argentina should be happy to head home as their defeat by France put an end to further torture.
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World Cup: Vincent Enyeama, Austin Okocha hail Super Eagles despite loss

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has commended the team and urged Coach Gernot Rohr to build for better days after their heartbreaking exit from the Russia 2018 World Cup on Tuesday.

Mikel Obi fires back at Jose Mourinho’s ‘bad No 10’ jibe

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has hit back at former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, who described him as a “bad No 10”, by saying he has played in that position for some time and there have been no complaints.

Austin Okocha: Alex Iwobi is Super Eagles’ best creative midfielder, not Mikel Obi

Former Nigeria captain Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has said the Super Eagles best creative midfielder is Alex Iwobi and he should play in that position, while skipper Mikel Obi reverts to his more familiar role in defensive midfield.

Rabiu Ibrahim scores first goal for Slovan Bratislava

Former Nigeria youth international Ibrahim Rabiu scores his first ever goal for Slovakia club Slovan Bratislava on Sunday as they won 3-1 at AS Trencin.

World Cup: Don’t put Super Eagles under pressure – Austin Okocha

Former Super Eagles captain and midfield maestro Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha has warned Nigeria Football officials and fans not to set unrealistic targets that will put the team under pressure at the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia.

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