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Official: Super Eagles may need President Buhari’s magical touch to excel in Russia

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Adesola Olusade, says the Super Eagles may need the “magical touch’’ of President Muhamadu Buhari to excel at the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

Nike receive three million orders for Super Eagles jerseys

American sportwear makers Nike have claimed that they have received in excess of three million orders for the new World Cup jerseys of the Super Eagles.

FIFA name Emmanuel Amuneke on 2018 World Cup technical study group

FIFA have named former international Emmanuel Amuneke as a member of their technical study group for the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Golden Eaglets finally open training camp in Abuja next month

Officials have said the Golden Eaglets, the country’s U17s, will finally begin training camp in Abuja under the supervision of coach Manu Garba.

Kelechi Nwakali: I want to play for Arsenal

MVV Maastricht midfielder Kelechi Nwakali, who is on loan from Arsenal, says he is in no position to determine his future but would be waiting on Arsene Wenger to give him a chance when pre-season gets underway in the summer.

U17 AFCON Qualifiers: Manu Garba dismisses Ghana threat

Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has said that arch-rivals and hosts of a zonal U17 AFCON qualifier Ghana cannot stop his team from advancing to the tournament proper in Tanzania next year.

ASJ Academy: Kelechi Nwakali for Arsenal first team in June

Youngster Kelechi Nwakali will be given a chance to fight for a place in the Arsenal first-team squad in June, according to his Nigerian academy.

Manu Garba named Golden Eaglets coach, Salisu Yusuf leads U23s home-based Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) today announced Manu Garba as head coach of the country’s U17s, the Golden Eaglets, while Paul Aigbogun will take charge of the U20s and Salisu Yusuf heads the Olympic team.

Manu Garba returns as Golden Eaglets coach

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are set to finally announce Manu Garba as coach of the country’s U17 team, the Golden Eaglets, while Abdu Maikaba, who was earlier named for the post, will take charge of the U20s, the Flying Eagles.

World Cup: Ikechukwu Ezenwa’s good, but Vincent Enyeama’s experience needed – Fanny Amun

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has done enough to book a spot at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, that is according to Fanny Amun.

Coach Abdu Maikaba tips Nigeria for CHAN trophy

Abdu Maikaba, Coach of the Golden Eaglets, on Thursday said that Nigeria will lift the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) trophy in Morocco on Sunday.

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick offers Wilson Oruma job in national team

Distressed former Super Eagles midfielder Wilson Oruma who has been battling emotional disorder after being defrauded N2 billion by fake oil businessmen has been offered a job as assistant coach in one of the national teams.

I have lost faith in CAF Awards – Godwin Izilien

Former handler of the Super Falcons and National U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets, Coach Godwin Izilien, says the Confederations of African Football (CAF) Awards held in Accra, Ghana, last week fell short of expectations of the people in many ways.

Lokomotiv Plovdiv’s Musa Muhammad will regain his place in Super Eagles – Garba Lawal

Former Super Eagles utility player Garba Lawal said he’s glad that Nigerian international Musa Mohammed is back to his best at Lokomotiv Plovdiv in the Bulgarian top flight.

Abdu Maikaba ready to combine Akwa United, Golden Eaglets jobs

Akwa United head coach, Abdu Maikaba, says he is equal to the task of combining his post at the club with that of the national U-17 team, the Golden Eaglets.

FIFA deducts three points from Nigeria for fielding ineligble player

Nigeria was lucky to retain its ticket to the Russia 2018 World Cup following world football governing body, FIFA’s discovery that the Super Eagles fielding Shehu Abdullahi, who was ineligible, in its last qualifying game against Algeria.

Hakeem Busari targets Premier League promotion with Gateway

Newly-unveiled Gateway United coach, Hakeem Busari, has said he would ensure that the club gain promotion to the Premier League at the end of next season.

Akwa United offer Abdu Maikaba support to handle club, Golden Eaglets jobs well

Akwa United will give their head coach, Abdu Maikaba, full support following his appointment as coach of Nigeria’s U-17 side, the Golden Eaglets

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