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Mikel Agu eager to seize FC Porto chance

Nigerian midfielder Mikel Ndubuisi Agu has resolved to stay and fight for his spot at Portuguese giants FC Porto in the new season.

Shehu Abdullahi: Super Eagles must qualify 2019 AFCON

Super Eagles defender, Shehu Abdullahi, says the team must now fight hard to secure a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon after their early ouster from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Reports: Lille ready to shell out €3.5 million for William Troost-Ekong

French Ligue club Lille are prepared to fork out 3.5 million Euros to snap up Nigeria World Cup defender William Ekong from Turkish club Bursaspor.

Mikel Agu set for showdown talks with FC Porto

Nigeria international Mikel Agu is set for a play-me or sell-me talk with Portuguese giants FC Porto when he reports for pre-season duties next week.
Locals have been impressed with the way the Socceroos have played good football against their highly ranked opponents. (ABC News | Tim Stevens)

Desperate Australia in must-win World Cup clash against Peru

Australia’s long-suffering fans are bracing for another World Cup anti-climax Tuesday when the Socceroos face a Peru side desperate for a victory that may send their opponents home.

Luka Modric: Croatia confidence boosted by Nigeria victory

Luka Modric believes Croatia's opening 2-0 World Cup win over Nigeria can give them "wings" ahead of a clash with Argentina.

World Cup: Injured Leon Balogun misses training ahead of Croatia match

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, has left many Nigerian fans in panic mood after he pulled up with an injury ahead their Group D opening match against Croatia at the on-going Russia 2018 World Cup.

Australia ready for France World Cup test despite team changes

Australia talisman Tim Cahill may have to settle for a World Cup cameo role while captain Mile Jedinak could start on the bench but the Socceroos say team changes will not hurt their campaign.

Mikel Agu: Being dropped from World Cup squad will make me stronger

Mikel Agu has said he will be stronger after he failed to make the final Super Eagles squad for the World Cup in Russia.

Ola Aina, Mikel Agu on standby as Super Eagles name final 23 for World...

Nigeria have named a final 23-man squad for the World Cup with Chelsea defender Ola Aina and Mikel Agu from FC Porto placed on standby.

William Troost-Ekong: Criticism by Sunday Oliseh helped my improvement

Nigeria defender William Troost-Ekong says that criticisms from former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh shaped his quest to excel at the international level.

William Troost-Ekong: Super Eagles will deal with racism together

Bursaspor defender William Troost-Ekong has said the response of the Super Eagles to racism in the World Cup may be dependent on how any individual member of the team reacts.

William Troost-Ekong set for World Cup test

Bursaspor defender, William Troost-Ekong, is raring to go as Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup draws nearer.

World Cup: Players hit Super Eagles camp

Super Eagles’ pre-World Cup training camp opened in Uyo on Monday, as more than six players arrived at the Ibom Meridian Hotel Camp.

Bursaspor not keen to renew Mikel Agu’s loan deal in summer

Super Eagles fringe midfielder, Mikel Agu’s loan deal at Turkish club, Bursaspor, will not be extended beyond the summer.

Mikel Obi ‘frustrated’ to miss Nigeria clash with Serbia

John Obi Mikel has expressed frustration at his inability to join the Nigeria national team for their friendly game with Serbia on Tuesday evening.

Mikel Agu: I am not under pressure to replace Mikel Obi

Mikel Agu has insisted there is no pressure on him after he was called up by the Super Eagles as a late replacement for skipper Mikel Obi for Tuesday’s World Cup warm-up against Serbia in London.

William Troost Ekong honoured to captain, proud of Super Eagles

Super Eagles defender William Troost Ekong led the team out in the 1-0 win over Poland in Friday’s friendly international at the Stadion Miejski in Wraclow and has expressed his happiness to wear the captain’s band and pride in the team’s performance.

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