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Kelechi Nwakali

Emmanuel Amuneke: Kelechi Nwakali must work harder to revive career

World Cup-winning Nigeria captain Kelechi Nwakali has been urged to work harder in order to revive his career by Emmanuel Amuneke.
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: Why I rejected Barca, Arsenal offers

Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen has revealed why he rejected the offers of La Liga giants, Barcelona and Premier League side, Arsenal after he won the FIFA Under-17 World Cup with Nigeria.
Manchester City are said to be frontrunners to sign Nigeria junior international Ibrahim Said, according to reports in England.

Manchester City lead chase for Nigeria starlet

Manchester City are said to be frontrunners to sign Nigeria junior international Ibrahim Said, according to reports in England.
French Ligue 1 side, Lille have congratulated Victor Osimhen for his maiden goal for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’ s friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.

Don’t compare Victor Osimhen to Rashidi Yekini – ex-internationals

Former Nigerian international, Emmanuel Amuneke and Garba Lawal, has urged Nigerians not to compare the latest Super Eagles’ scoring sensation, Victor Osimhen to late Rashidi Yekini who scored 37 goals in 58 appearances for the country.
Cameroon became the first African country to lose at the ongoing Fifa Under-17 World Cup after falling 1-0 to Tajikistan at Estadio Kleber Jose de Andrade in Cariacica, Brazil on Monday. 11

FIFA U17: Cameroon edged by 10-man Tajikistan — in pictures

Cameroon became the first African country to lose at the ongoing Fifa Under-17 World Cup after falling 1-0 to Tajikistan at Estadio Kleber Jose de Andrade in Cariacica, Brazil on Monday.
Aliou Balde and Amete Faye rose from the bench to inspire Senegal to come from behind and beat the USA 4-1 in a Fifa Under-17 World Cup Group D game at the Estadio Kleber Jose de Andrade in Cariacica, Brazil on Sunday. 9

FIFA U-17: Senegal come from behind to thrash USA — in pictures

Aliou Balde and Amete Faye rose from the bench to inspire Senegal to come from behind and beat the USA 4-1 in a Fifa Under-17 World Cup Group D game at the Estadio Kleber Jose de Andrade in Cariacica, Brazil on Sunday.
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. 14

FIFA U-17: Ecuador coach gets sleepless nights over Nigeria

After their opening duel 2-1 victory against Australia in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in Brazil, Ecuador’s coach, Javier Rodríguez, has been having sleepless nights on how to defeat Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets in the second game on Tuesday.
Etienne Eto’o son of former Cameroon international Samuel Etoo

Etienne Eto’o on why he wants to play for Cameroon ahead of Spain

Etienne Eto'o Pineda, son of former Cameroon captain and African football legend Samuel is keen to retrace his father's national team footsteps.
Etienne Eto’o son of former Cameroon international Samuel Etoo

Samuel Eto’o’s makes Cameroon Under-17 World Cup squad

Etienne Eto’o, the son of Cameroon legend Samuel, has been included in the Cameroon squad for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup that will be played in Brazil from October 26-November 17.

Kelechi Nwakali joins SD Huesca on 3-year contract from Arsenal

“Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda Division side SD Huesca on a permanent deal,” read a statement on Arsenal’s official website.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 68

Golden Eaglets begin camping in Abuja for Brazil 2019

Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to Nov. 17.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has heaped blame on MRI following the embarrassing outcome in the clash against the Serengeti boys of Tanzania producing 9 goals thriller.

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets focused on Brazil 2019 ticket

Five-time champions Nigeria will guarantee a return to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals today if the Golden Eaglets overcome their Angolan counterparts in their second match at the ongoing Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

FEC approves N1.3 billion contracts to reposition NAN, NTA, FRCN

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved N1.3 billion contracts to strengthen and reposition its media outfits for effective information dissemination.
Samuel Chukwueze

UEFA tips Samuel Chukwueze, 49 others for stardom

Villarreal’s Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze has been listed among the top 50 youngsters that will be household names by this time in 2020.
Super Eagles and Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi battles Dean Furman of South Africa in an AFCON qualifier in June 2017

Gernot Rohr calls up Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo, 21 others for South Africa, Uganda...

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up stand-in team captain Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for preparations ahead of the senior national male football team’s two upcoming matches.

NFF: Re-elected Amaju Pinnick identifies areas of focus

Amaju Pinnick, the re-elected President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday promised to focus more on youth programmes, adding that football was the winner at the end of the polls in Katsina.

World Cup: I didn’t see myself here six months ago – Francis Uzoho

Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho says he is still learning as he admitted he is surprised at what he has achieved in the lat eight months.

Rwanda withdraws bid to host the 2019 U-17 World Cup

The Rwanda Football Association confirmed it has officially withdrawn its bid to host the 2019 Fifa Under 17 World Cup.

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Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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