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2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup watched by 1.12 billion viewers

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup held from June 7 to July 7 in France was watched by 1.12 billion viewers across all platforms.
Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba names Tijani, Ubani, Amoo, 18 others for U-17 World Cup

Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba has released his final 21-man squad for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Benedict Akwuegbu: NFF deliberately shuns former players who can improve Nigeria football

Former Super Eagles forward Benedict Akwuegbu has criticized the conscious efforts of ‘people in the NFF’ to restrict the involvement of more ex footballers in the administration of the game in the Country.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Francis Uzoho set for long term injury lay-off

Francis Uzoho is set for a long period on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s 1-1 stalemate against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly.
The Golden Eaglets scored four goals within 25 minutes of play and one more in the second half to ensure a 5-1 victory over Guatemala on Tuesday.

Manu Garba to submit Eaglets World Cup final squad Wednesday

Federation of International Football (FIFA) will get the final team list of the Golden Eaglets on Wednesday ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Ben Iroha: Super Eagles showed character, organization against Brazil

Ben Iroha, a former Nigerian international, has spoken positives of Super Eagles performance against Brazil in an international friendly match on Sunday in Singapore.
Golden Eaglets depart Nigeria to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup, which takes place from October 26 to November 17. 1

Brazil, Nigeria clash again as Golden Eaglets tackle Sao Paulo FC in friendly

Another Brazil, Nigeria clash comes quickly as five – time world champions, Golden Eaglets of Nigeria tackle Sao Paulo FC in a friendly game on Monday, as part of their preparations for this year’s FIFA U17 World Cup finals starting in Brazil on 26th October.
PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.

Neymar, Roberto Firmino lead Brazil attack against Super Eagles

Neymar and Roberto Firmino will spearhead Brazil’s attack during Sunday’s international friendly against Nigeria, according to coach Tite.
Golden Eaglets depart Nigeria to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup, which takes place from October 26 to November 17. 1

U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets arrive in Brazil

Five-time champions Nigeria have landed in Brazil for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup finals holding from October 26 to November 17.

Peter Etebo out, 21 Super Eagles storm Singapore for Brazil clash

Twenty one Super Eagles players have arrived in Singapore ahead of Sunday’s friendly with Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.
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.
U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo has been named Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit, Orji Okonkwo, Most Outstanding Player of the 2019 season.

U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo named Montreal Impact Player of the Season

U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo has been named Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit, Orji Okonkwo, Most Outstanding Player of the 2019 season.

Ebuehi replaces Omeruo in Nigeria squad for Brazil friendly

Tyronne Ebuehi has been called up to the squad to face at the National Stadium, Singapore, on October 13.
Coach Haruna Ilerika has stated that the Nigeria Golden Eaglets team will benefit from participating in the recently concluded Turkish invitational tournament ahead of the FIFA U17 world cup later this month.

Haruna Ilerika: Golden Eaglets will benefit from the Turkey invitational tournament

Coach Haruna Ilerika has stated that the Nigeria Golden Eaglets team will benefit from participating in the recently concluded Turkish invitational tournament ahead of the FIFA U17 world cup later this month.
Super Eagles star Victor Osimhen strikes again as Lille beat Strasbourg 2-0 at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in the Ligue 1 encounter.

Victor Osimhen speaks on his journey from Lagos dumpsite to Ligue 1

Lille forward Victor Osimhen said growing up in Olusosun area of Lagos State was a survival quest for him and his family.
Federation of Uganda Football Association (Fufa) president Moses Magogo has stepped aside for two months to permit pending investigations by the Federation of International Football Association (Fifa) over the alleged sale of Fifa World Cup tickets.

Ugandan FA chief steps aside as Fifa investigates fraud allegations

Federation of Uganda Football Association (Fufa) president Moses Magogo has stepped aside for two months to permit pending investigations by the Federation of International Football Association (Fifa) over the alleged sale of Fifa World Cup tickets.
Gareth Southgate England

Gareth Southgate emerges Tottenham’s top target to replace Mauricio Pochettino

England manager Gareth Southgate is Tottenham’s top target to replace Mauricio Pochettino, according to the Daily Star.
Samson Siasia has vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA banned him yesterday from football following an allegation of match-fixing brought against him.

Samson Siasia: My mother’s kidnap, FIFA ban heavy load for me

It is really not the best of times for former Super Eagles player and chief coach, Samson Siasia. He has become a walking ghost and a pitiable sight as a man facing double jeopardy.

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Wilfred Ndidi dedicates Leicester City home win against Burnley to late Foxes owner

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has dedicated Saturday’s 2-1 home win against Burnley to the club’s late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

SERAP urges ICPC, EFCC to probe Senate, MDAs over ‘employment slots scandal’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission and Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to “jointly carry out a prompt, thorough, transparent and effective investigation into allegations that principal officers and members of the Nigerian Senate are using their official positions to get job slots from government agencies.”
Nigeria Football

Unilorin wins third JAMB tertiary institutions football competition

The University of Ilorin on Saturday beat Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic of Zaria 1-0 to win the third edition of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board-sponsored tertiary institutions football competition.

Senator Ken Nnamani urges alumni associations to support their alma maters

Former Senate President Ken Nnamani has urged old students associations to support their alma maters in the area of infrastructure development and maintenance of facilities.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP

British premier to seek extension after MPs back Brexit delay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to write to Brussels seeking a Brexit deadline extension after MPs voted Saturday to demand he delay Britain’s October 31 departure date.