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Victor Moses promises World Cup success

Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has named the 4-0 victory over Cameroon in Uyo last September as his most fulfilling match in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.

William Troost-Ekong set for World Cup test

Bursaspor defender, William Troost-Ekong, is raring to go as Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup draws nearer.

Kelechi Nwakali pleased with performance for Nigeria B against Atletico

Kelechi Nwakali says he is pleased with his performance for Nigeria B in their friendly match against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday.

Coach Salisu Yusuf invites Nwakalis, Sadiq, Alhassan, NPFL stars for Atletico friendly

Nigeria B coach Salisu Yusuf has invited 23 players for Tuesday’s friendly match with Europa League winners Atletico Madrid of Spain at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Thursday via a press release.

NFF supremo hails Atletico Madrid’s planned visit to Nigeria

President of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has commended video entertainment company, MultiChoice, for its plan to bring LaLiga giants, Atletico Madrid to play in Nigeria.

Enyimba, Akwa United held at home as Yobe Desert Stars pip MFM

It was all smiles for FC Ifeanyi Ubah in their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game against Enyimba on Wednesday.

Godswill Akpabio Stadium thrown open for Akwa United vs Al Hilal clash

Akwa United fans will have the privilege of watching next Wednesday’s CAF Confederation Cup clash against Al Hilal of Sudan free of charge.

Akwa United edge past Al Ittihad into CAFCC play-offs

Goalkeeper Ojo Olorunleke was the hero for Akwa United on Sunday, saving three penalties as the Promise Keepers beat Al Ittihad of Libya advanced to the play-offs of the CAF Confederation Cup.

Heartland coach Ramson Madu expects tough NPFL match against Akwa United

Heartland head coach Ramson Madu is expecting a tough match against Akwa United on Sunday.

Solomon Dalung: Abuja may not stage farewell game for World Cup-bound Super Eagles

Sports minister Solomon Dalung has said he is doubtful the Super Eagles will play a farewell game in Abuja against DR Congo on the way to the World Cup as he does not have the 130 million Naira to regrass the pitch of the Abuja National Stadium in time for the friendly.

CAF Confed Cup: Akwa United ‘hungry’ to beat Banjul FC

Akwa United central defender Emmanuel Ariwachukwu says himself and his teammates are “hungry” to prove their mettle in the CAF Confederation Cup tie against Banjul FC.

NPFL: Akwa United are beatable – Gbenga Ogunbote

Enugu Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is confident his side can secure victory over 'beatable' Akwa United in Sunday's encounter.

Governor Ugwuanyi to pay Enugu Rangers N1m extra bonus for every NPFL match win

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has promised players of Enugu Rangers a special bonus of N1m, apart from their normal bonus, for every home or away win in the 2018 /19 NPFL season which kicks off this weekend.

Enugu Rangers resume training in Ijebu-Ode December 28

Enugu Rangers will open a two-week training camp at Ijebu Ode December 28, general manager Davidson Owumi has said, while also saying he has yet to attend to the transfer of returnee Chisom Egbuchulam

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.

Super Eagles can win 2018 World Cup – Adegboye Onigbinde

Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has said the Super Eagles’ defence and midfield need strengthening ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup for the team to succeed at the quadrennial event.

Outbreak of Monkey pox, other national issues dominate Google search

The outbreak of monkey pox which was reported by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) dominated searches on Internet search engine — Google — this week.

Super Eagles won’t get an easy World Cup draw – John Fashanu

Former Wimbledon striker, John Fashanu, believes no group will come easy for Nigeria’s Super Eagles when the draw for the 2018 World Cup is held on December 1.

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