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Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr urged to win next AFCON, reach World Cup semi-finals

Former Nigeria international Benedict Akwuegbu has welcomed the decision of Nigeria Football Federation to tie Super Eagles Gernot Rohr to the new contract.
Benedict Akwuegbu – a former Super Eagles striker, has touched up the lives of some of his retired colleagues with a surprise car gifts amid the biting Covid-19 pandemic.

Benedict Akwuegbu: Why I regret playing for Nigeria instead of Austria

Despite an illustrious international career that saw him feature in all categories of the Nigeria’s national teams, Benedict Akwuegbu has told Complete Sports that he now regrets representing his fatherland in international football instead of Austria that also offered him a great opportunity.
Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Samuel Chukwueze undergoes coronavirus test for LaLiga return

Ahead of eagerly-awaited return of the Spanish LaLiga, Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has undergone the mandatory Coronavirus test along with his Villarreal teammates.
Kenneth Omeruo scored his first goal for Leganes in their 2-1 victory against Real Sociedad in Sunday’s La Liga game at Estadio Municipal de Butarque.

Kenneth Omeruo: Why most of U-17 stars do not fulfil their potentials

Nigeria is the most successful country in the history of FIFA U-17 world cup, haven won the tournament on five different occasions.
Former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi has thanked everyone, including his partner Olga Dyachenko for giving him a special surprise bash on his 33rd birthday.

Super Eagles skipper lauds spouse for special birthday treat

Former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has thanked everyone, including his partner Olga Dyachenko for giving him a special surprise bash on his 33rd birthday.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

CAF, Chelsea celebrate Mikel Obi at 33

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Premier League giants Chelsea have sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles skipper John Mikel Obi who clocks 33 years on Wednesday.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen reveals he rejected Arsenal move in 2015

Lille forward Victor Osimhen has revealed that he held talks with Arsene Wenger over a move to Arsenal in 2015 but ultimately decided that Wolfsburg was the best place for him to continue his development.
Nigeria cruised into the second round of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign with a comprehensive 11-2 aggregate victory over Guinea.

U-17 WWCQ: Nigeria thrash Guinea 11-2 on aggregate

Nigeria cruised into the second round of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifying campaign with a comprehensive 11-2 aggregate victory over Guinea.
Nigeria’s U-17 women’s team, Flamingoes, thrashed Guinea 6-1 in the first-leg first round of the 2020 FIFA U-17 World Cup qualifier in Conakry on Saturday.

U-17 WWCQ: Nigeria’s Flamingoes thrash Guinea in Conakry

Nigeria’s U-17 women’s team, Flamingoes, thrashed Guinea 6-1 in the first-leg first round of the 2020 FIFA U-17 World Cup qualifier in Conakry on Saturday.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Victor Osimhen: Playing for Nigeria at the U-17 level propelled me into limelight

Rave of the moment, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that his invitation into the nation’s Under-17 team and exploit at the World Cup event opened doors of opportunity for him to play in the elite league in Europe.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen reveals why he did not join Arsenal

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.
Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.

Former FIFA U17 Golden Ball winner reveals why he quit football

Nigerian 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Ball winner Sani Emmanuel has revealed why he quit football four years ago when he was largely expected to go on and make himself a fine career.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 6

FIFA U-17: Ike Shorunmu warns Golden Eaglets ahead of clash with Netherlands

Former Nigerian international Ike Shoronmu has warned the Golden Eaglets against underrating their round of 16 opponents Netherlands at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup, Brazil 2019.
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. 11

FIFA U-17: Australia secure historic win over Nigeria

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have surrendered their perfect run-in Group B at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. 7

FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets lose final group game to Australia — in pictures

Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil.
President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, on Tuesday. 12

U-17 WC: FIFA congratulates Nigeria, Brazil, Angola for picking Round of 16 tickets

FIFA has congratulated hosts Brazil, Nigeria and Angola after the three countries booked their spot in the second round at the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
La Liga giants, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are eyeing a move for Golden Eaglets captain, Samson Tijani, at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid eyeing a move for Golden Eaglets ace

La Liga giants, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are eyeing a move for Golden Eaglets captain, Samson Tijani, at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 19

FIFA U-17: Brazil-based Ebere Osinachi tips Golden Eaglets against Ecuador

Tuesday’s top-of-the-table clash with Ecuador at the same Estadio Olimpico, starting at 9 pm Nigeria time, promises to be explosive, with both teams aware that victory would mean an early slot in the championship’s Round of 16.

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AFCONQ: Kaizer Chiefs confirm Daniel Akpeyi’s Super Eagles call-up

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