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Imama Amapakabo: U-23 Eagles ready to face Sudan

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo says his boys are ready to face a tough Sudanese side in the 2019 U-23 AFCON qualifying fixtures – the final hurdles his charges must cross to secure a berth in the competition that will also serve as the African qualifiers for the men’s football event of 2020 Olympic Games.

Imama Amapakabo: We won’t take Sudan for granted

Head coach of the national U23 team, Dream Team, coach Imama Amapakabo has revealed that he and his players will not take Sudan for granted when both countries go head to head in the final Olympic qualifier next month.
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UN reacts to death of employees in Libya car bomb attack

Libyans gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi on August 10, 2019. “Two members of the UN mission, one of them a foreigner, were killed and at least eight others wounded including a child, by a car bomb” in a shopping area of the Al-Hawari district, an official said.
Valentine Ozornwafor

Enyimba’s Valentine Ozornwafor close to Galatasaray switch

Enyimba’s Valentine Ozornwafor is on the verge of signing for Galatasaray of Turkey, a top source has said.
Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and French President Emmanuel Macron attend a press conference after the International conference on Libya at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 29, 2018. Etienne Laurent-Pool via Reuters

Libyan premier accuses France of supporting ‘dictator’ Khalifa Haftar

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the internationally recognised government in Tripoli, accused France on Wednesday of supporting his rival Khalifa Haftar whom he described as a “dictator”.

NEMA again receives 136 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 136 stranded Nigerians from Libya.
This picture taken on April 12, 2019 shows a smoke plume rising from an air strike behind a tank and technicals (pickup trucks mounted with turrets) belonging to forces loyal to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), during clashes in the suburb of Wadi Rabie about 30 kilometres south of the capital Tripoli. Mahmud TURKIA / AFP

More than 120 killed as Libya’s rivals battle for Tripoli

Fighting near Tripoli has killed 121 people since strongman Khalifa Haftar launched an offensive earlier this month to take the Libyan capital, the World Health Organisation said Sunday.
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Air raids target Libyan strongman’s advancing forces near Tripoli

Fighter jets for Libya's UN-backed government in Tripoli have targeted forces under the command of renegade General Khalifa Haftar, in a bid to halt his military assault on the capital that threatens to further destabilise the country.

African Union to host Libya ‘reconciliation’ conference

The African Union will host a “reconciliation” conference in July aimed at uniting Libya’s political rivals, AU commission chief Moussa Faki said late Saturday.
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Taiwo Awoniyi: It will be a great honour to play for the Super Eagles

Dream Team VII striker Taiwo Awoniyi says playing for the senior team of Nigeria Super Eagles will be a great honour for him.
Former Golden Eaglets star, Victor Osimhen, grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria’s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba 2

Imama Amapakabo lauds Nigeria U23 after big win against Libya

Nigeria U23 coach Imama Amapakabo has lauded his side for their 4-0 whitewash of Libya in Monday’s second leg Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
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Gernot Rohr drafts Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem and two others to the U-23 Team

The Super Eagles trio, Francis Uzoho, Valentine Ozornwafor, Victor Oshimen alongside Chidozie Awaziem has been drafted to the U-23 Eagles camp.
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Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem train with Olympic Eagles

Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho and his colleague in the senior national team, Chidozie Awaziem, have joined the camp of the Under 23 team and he trained with the team ahead of the Monday’s return leg of the Under 23 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Libya.
Azubuike Okechukwu, captain of the Dream Team VII, has expressed disappointment following the 2-0 defeat against Libya in the first round, first leg of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualification series.

U-23 AFCON: Azubuike Okechukwu confident of Dream Team VII qualification

Captain of the Nigeria U-23 male team Azubuike Okechukwu has expressed his disappointment after the 2-0 defeat suffered in the hand the Libyans in the first round, first leg of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualification.
Azubuike Okechukwu, captain of the Dream Team VII, has expressed disappointment following the 2-0 defeat against Libya in the first round, first leg of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualification series.

Nigeria’s Azubuike Okechukwu gutted by defeat against Libya

Azubuike Okechukwu, captain of the Dream Team VII, has expressed disappointment following the 2-0 defeat against Libya in the first round, first leg of the U-23 Africa Cup of Nations qualification series.

U23 AFCON: Nigeria is down, not out – Imama Amapakabo

Coach of Nigeria’s U23 Men’s side Imama Amapakabo has expressed great hopes of a comeback after his team fell 2-0 on Wednesday to their Libyan counterparts in the first round, first leg qualifier for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.
The African Union (AU) has proposed a global conference in July to try to resolve the Libya conflict with the aim of holding elections in October.

14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

Militiamen have kidnapped a group of Tunisian workers near the Libyan capital and are demanding the release of a comrade held in Tunisia, a rights activist said on Saturday.
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UN, US condemn attack on Libya

The United Nations and the United States have strongly condemned a terrorist attack on the Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the capital, Tripoli, which killed five people.

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