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AFCON: Emmanuel Amuneke targets first win with Tanzania

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke will look to record his first win as the coach of the Taifa Stars of Tanzania when they take on Cape Verde in a crucial Group L clash at the National Stadium, Dar Es Salam, today (Wednesday).

CHAN: Fatigue could cost Super Eagles against Sudan – Gernot Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr is wary about fatigue affecting the home-based Super Eagles in their African Nations Championship semi final with Sudan on Wednesday.

CHAN: Sudan edge Zambia to book semi-final berth

Sudan defeated Zambia 1-0 in their 2018 African Nations Championship quarterfinal clash on Saturday in Morocco, with Malik Saifeldin’s first-half strike proving to be the difference between the teams.

Russia 2018: Tunde Disu backs Vincent Enyeama’s planned recall

Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation, Tunde Disu, on Monday in Lagos supported the recall of former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama, by Coach Genort Rohr.

Super Eagles’ Shehu Abdullahi charged for misconduct in Cyprus

Super Eagles right full back, Shehu Abdullahi, has been suspended for two games and also fined for an undisclosed amount of money for violent conduct according to a statement by the Cyprus Football Association yesterday.

Nigeria now has a formidable team – Amos Adamu

Amos Adamu, a former FIFA Executive Committee member, on Monday said that Nigeria now has a worthy team that would perform well at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Group hails Solomon Dalung over Nigeria’s qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup

The South-South Reformation Movement (SSRM) has commended the Minister of Sports and Youths Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, over Nigeria’s qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup finals.

I can’t wait to make World Cup debut – Wilfred Ndidi

Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has said that he is eagerly looking forward to featuring at his first ever FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018.

Current Super Eagles will make Nigeria proud –  Adokiye Amiesimaka

The current crop of Super Eagles players will bring glory to Nigeria in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, a former Green Eagle player says.

Super Eagles: Loss to South Africa woke us up – Coach Gernot Rohr

A Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, has expressed pleasure working with the Super Eagles, following the three-time African champion’s qualification for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday.

Zambian Police arrest fans who damaged striker Alex Ng’onga’s family residence

Police have arrested football fans who attacked Chipolopolo of Zambia striker Alex Ng’onga’s mother’s residence in Chimwemwe after Zambia lost 1-0 to the Super Eagles of Nigeria to crash out of the FIFA World Cup race.

Russia 2018: NFF meets Super Eagles technical crew

The Nigeria Football Federal (NFF) will on Thursday next week hold a pre-tournament meeting with the Super Eagles technical crew to articulate plans and programs for the team’s participation in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Current Super Eagles will outperform my set at World Cup – Joseph Yobo

Former Nigeria international Joseph Yobo has tipped the current Super Eagles team to do better than previous Nigerian teams at the World Cup.

Governor Obaseki urges Super Eagles to surpass their past World Cup records in Russia

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday urged the Super Eagles to surpass their past World Cup records in Russia next year.

Super Eagles can win 2018 World Cup – Brown Ideye

Nigeria striker Brown Ideye has stated that the Super Eagles are talented enough to win the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Zambia in hot water for fan behaviour in Uyo

Zambia could be in hot water after FIFA and CAF have launched a probe following their fans behaviour against Nigeria on Saturday.

Super Eagles will soar in Russia – Emmanuel Okala

Former Green Eagles goalkeeper Emmanuel Okala on Monday said he was confident the Super Eagles players would spring surprises at the 2018 FIFA World Cup with their present form.

WCQ: Alex Iwobi is game changer – Akinade Onigbinde

Akinade Onigbinde, the Coach of Abuja-based Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) FC, on Saturday described Alex Iwobi as a talented player and game changer whose ability to convert chances to goals was unequalled.

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