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Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Nigeria stay put at 31 in latest FIFA world rankings, now third best in...

Nigeria remained unmoved at number 31 in the latest Fifa rankings for the month of February released on Thursday.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

WCQ: Gernot Rohr cautious as Nigeria draw Cape Verde, CAR, Liberia

German coach Gernot Rohr said the Super Eagles have the strength in depth to weather the storm and ensure progress after Nigeria was drawn against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

WCQ: Super Eagles drawn in ‘soft group’ in qualifying campaign

Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.
Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab has been reappointed Minister for Youth and Sports, a role he filled for two years from December 2011.

Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab re-appointed Minister for Youth and Sports

Tunisia legend Tarek Dhiab has been reappointed Minister for Youth and Sports, a role he filled for two years from December 2011.
Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

‘Broke’ CAF yet to pay 2019 AFCON prize money

Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Odion Ighalo speeds up programme for recovery from injury

Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Ukrainian FA confirms Super Eagles friendly for Dnipro Arena

The Ukrainian Association of Football (UAF) has confirmed that the international friendly match between it’s national team and the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be played at the Dnipro Arena on Tuesday, September 10.
Kenneth Omeruo has on behalf of his Super Eagles teammates thanked popular business mogul, Chief Femi Otedola for redeeming his AFCON 2019 semifinal match pledge to the team.

Kenneth Omeruo thanks Femi Otedola for cash reward to Super Eagles

Kenneth Omeruo has on behalf of his Super Eagles teammates thanked popular business mogul, Chief Femi Otedola, for redeeming his AFCON 2019 semifinal match pledge to the team.
A Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has disclosed plans to shift his focus to power generation.

AFCON: Femi Otedola fulfils $25,000 per goal pledge to Super Eagles

Business mogul Femi Otedola on Tuesday fulfilled his pledge of 25,000 dollars to the senior national team, the Super Eagles.
Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is displeased with his blunder that put his side under pressure in their 3-1 win over Seychelles in Friday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers game.

Francis Uzoho: Young Super Eagles squad can win 2021 Afcon title

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is confident the young Nigeria side can conquer the rest of the continent in future following their bronze medal finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Jo Bonfrere: Nigeria’s young players can make Super Eagles great

Dutchman Jo Bonfrere has posited that the present crop of young Super Eagles players have the potential to jell into a great squad and rule the continent if properly managed.
Odion Ighalo’s third minute goal gave Nigeria a 1-0 win over Tunisia in their third-place playoff at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Wednesday in Cairo.

Super Eagles earn N715 million Afcon money for third-place finish

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will receive a $2m (N715m) reward from Confederation of African Football, CAF, for their third place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations that ended on Friday, July 19 in Cairo, Egypt.
William Troost-Ekong

William Troost-Ekong: We won the third-place game for our fans

Super Eagles defender William Troost Ekong has asserted that they played the Africa Cup of Nations third-place match with everything they had because they wanted to end the competition on a good note.
Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen and captain Youssef Msakni have been ruled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third-fourth-place playoff against Nigeria on Wednesday.

Afcon: Tunisia’s Mouez Hassen, Youssef Msakni ruled out of Nigeria clash

Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen and captain Youssef Msakni have been ruled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third/fourth-place playoff against Nigeria on Wednesday.
Tunisia boss Alain Giresse has wished Aliou Cisse well after the Senegal head coach guided his nation to their second Africa Cup of Nations final.

Afcon: Tunisia will try to beat Nigeria – Alain Giresse

Tunisia head coach Allan Giresse has disclosed that the Carthage Eagles are going all out for a win in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third-place game against the Super Eagles at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has said that Nigeria will be very focused and think ahead of Algeria to curtail their antics in tonight Africa Cup of Nations semi final clash at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt.

Afcon: Emmanuel Okala, others say Super Eagles need prayers to beat Tunisia in third-place...

Emmanuel Okala, a former Green Eagles goalkeeper, on Tuesday in Enugu asked for prayers from Nigerians for the Super Eagles to beat Tunisia on Wednesday in Cairo.
Super Eagles’ defender Chidozie Awaziem believes that the young players in the national team have justified their inclusion in the squad for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

Afcon: Mikel Obi, Chidozie Awaziem out of Super Eagles vs Tunisia clash

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi will play no part in Wednesday’s third place encounter against the Carthage Eagles of Tunisia after picking up an injury in training.

Afcon: Super Eagles looking to finish on a high – Alex Iwobi

Nigerian playmaker Alex Iwobi is in a bullish mood ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) third-place match against Tunisia at Al-Salam Stadium on Wednesday.

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Sunday Oliseh: Emmanuel Dennis can play for big clubs in Europe

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