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CAF lists 3 Nigerians among African players awards nominees

Three Nigerian players are now in line for consideration for continental football awards in January after being listed among nominees by the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

William Troost-Ekong, Victor Moses nominated for CAF player of the year award

William Troost-Ekong and Victor Moses have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award.

Nigeria first African team to secure place in Russia 2018

Nigeria have become the first African team to book a place at the 2018 World Cup after they defeated Zambia 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Saturday evening.

Zambia drop captain Kalaba, pick 10 foreign pros

Zambia have left out skipper Rainford Kalaba for next month’s World Cup qualifier in Nigeria as coach Wedson Nyirenda picked 10 overseas-based professionals for the October 7 cracker in Uyo.

WCQ: Zambia begin training for Nigeria clash with 21 players

Zambia’s Chipolopolo have kicked off their preparation for their October 7 World Cup qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria billed for the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

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India appoints 17 coordinators to help citizens leave war-torn Libya

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