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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

Chibuzor Ozurumba: I didn’t get enough chance to play for Eagles

Former Iwuanyanwu National and Heartland FC of Owerri forward Chibuzor Ozurumba believes that his exploit in the Nigeria domestic league during his playing days should have earned him a chance to play for the national teams.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Super Eagles players must do more at club level to win awards – team...

Super Eagles team coordinator Patrick Pascal has called on Nigerian players to up their game and be more consistent, especially at club level to stand a chance of winning the CAF African footballer of the Year Award.
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Nwankwo Kanu blames Arsenal board for current woes at the club

Arsenal legend Kanu Nwankwo says the Gunners need experience manager to turn things around at the Club.
Nigeria international Asisat Oshoala will be wearing a smile after Arsenal confirmed a pre-season club friendly against Barcelona on Monday.

Barcelona star rolls out plans to inspire young Nigerian girls

Asisat Oshoala is organizing a clinic and championship for young girls under the aegis of her foundation in Lagos this December.
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

Kanu Nwankwo: Super Eagles under pressure to perform against Brazil

Nigeria and Arsenal legend Kanu Nwankwo said the Super Eagles are under pressure to give a good performance when they meet Brazil for their much talked about match in Singapore.

Vincent Enyeama affirms int’l retirement, calls for more hype for Nigerian players

Former Nigeria international goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama has debunked the rumours making the rounds that he could come back from international retirement to solve Nigeria goalkeeping crisis.
Mason Mount has hailed the England call-ups for his Chelsea team-mates Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori.

Nwankwo Kanu reacts to Tammy Abraham, Fikayo Tomori’s England call up

Nigeria legend Kanu Nwankwo says the country is blessed with talents across the globe and shouldn’t be forcing players to plead their allegiance to the country.
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Kanu Foundation to set up heart centre in Abia

Nigerian ex-international footballer and former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo, has disclosed that his foundation, Kanu Heart Foundation, has entered into agreement with Indian doctors to set up a heart surgery centre in Abia State.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor appoints former Super Eagles skipper as aide on sports

Former Arsenal player Kanu Nwankwo has been appointed Senior Special Assistant on Sports to the Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
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Nwankwo Kanu hails Delta governor for developing sports

Former Super Eagles Skipper and football legend Kanu Nwankwo, has commended the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa’s commitment to the development of sports in Delta State.
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Nwankwo Kanu gets appointment for AFCON, six others

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed former Nigeria internationals Kanu Nwankwo in the class special envoy for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Kelechi Nwakali trains with Kanu Nwankwo

Arsenal loanee Kelechi Nwakali spent some time at Kanu Nwankwo’s Papilo academy where he trained with the Gunners legend and his academy students.
Delta Sports Commission boss, Tonobok Okowa has confirmed that the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba will host another game of the Super Eagles in June during the next FIFA free window for international friendly games.

AFCON: Super Eagles defender promises memorable performance

Super Eagles and SC Padeborn 07 of Germany left back Jamilu Collins has vowed to put in his best performances ever if he eventually makes the final Super Eagles squad that would represent the country in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) holding in Egypt as from June 21st this year.
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George Weah, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o, others for Governor Ambode testimonial match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.

Gernot Rohr: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze, Wilfred Ndidi can become great players

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has tipped Eagles stars Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze and Wilfred Ndidi to eventually become big players for the team in no distance future.
Former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo on Wednesday said that he had tipped in-form CD Leganes FC player, Kenneth Omeruo, to step into his shoes as a regular centre-back.

Joseph Yobo tips Kenneth Omeruo to step into his shoes

Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo on Wednesday said that he had tipped in-form CD Leganes FC player, Kenneth Omeruo, to step into his shoes as a regular centre-back.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane ties Kanu Nwankwo Premier League goals record

Sadio Mane has tied Kanu Nwankwo for the total number of premier league goals scored in their careers in England following his strike against Leicester City in the 1-1 result on Wednesday night at Anfield.
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Senator Ogbuoji begins campaign, promises aggressive reforms

Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, Ebonyi All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate has kicked off his campaign at Ezillo in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

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Nigeria to build capacity of nurses, midwives

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