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Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has hailed the appointment of erstwhile National team skipper Joseph Yobo after been named assistant Super Eagles coach to replace Imama Amapakabo.

Former Super Eagles skipper reveals why he left Everton for Fenerbahce

Joseph Yobo has revealed the quest to win trophies and an opportunity to feature in the Champions League made him leave Everton for Fenerbahce.
Former Marseille president, Pape Diouf, has died aged 68 after contracting coronavirus, the club have announced.

Coronavirus: Abedi Pele pays tribute to Pape Diouf

Three-time African Footballer of the Year Abedi Pele has released a statement paying tribute to Pape Diouf.
Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has cried out to the Amakhosi faithful to rally behind the team as a whole and not support individuals.

Daniel Akpeyi: Itumeleng Khune remains Kaizer Chiefs’ number one

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has cried out to the Amakhosi faithful to rally behind the team as a whole and not support individuals.
Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis was voted Man of The Match following his impressive performance for Club Brugge in their 1-1 home draw against Manchester United, in the Europa League first-leg round of 32 clash on Thursday.

Nigerian forward voted Man of the Match in Club Brugge draw vs Manchester United

Nigerian forward Emmanuel Dennis was voted Man of The Match following his impressive performance for Club Brugge in their 1-1 home draw against Manchester United, in the Europa League first-leg round of 32 clash on Thursday.
Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka is proud to help the Gunners secure a place in the next round of the English FA Cup.

Bukayo Saka makes FA Cup team of fourth round

Arsenal left-back Bukayo Saka was listed in the Emirates FA Cup Team of The Fourth Round.
Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah felt an efficient all-round performance saw Liverpool FC deservedly secure a spot in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup final.

Mo Salah enjoying ‘Egyptian support’ in Qatar

Egyptian superstar Mohamed Salah felt an efficient all-round performance saw Liverpool FC deservedly secure a spot in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup final.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has continued his good run of form between the sticks as he kept his fourth consecutive clean sheet in the league when Kaizer Chiefs ran out 2-0 winners against Chippa United in an ABSA Premiership clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday.

Super Eagles goalie Daniel Akpeyi hits back at critics

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, says his confidence between the sticks should not be questioned by anyone due to his calmness.
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NPFL: Lobi stars overpower Delta Force 4-0

After Lobi Stars were thrashed 4-1 last Sunday in Jos, it was not unexpected that they would come out smoking on Matchday 2 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against new boys Delta Force.
Nigeria U17s captain, Samson Tijani, who was named Man of The Match in Golden Eaglets’ 4-2 win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil, says the team will come out better in the next match against Ecuador.

FIFA U-17: Golden Eaglets did good job against Hungary, will be better against...

Nigeria U17s captain, Samson Tijani, who was named Man of The Match in Golden Eaglets’ 4-2 win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil, says the team will come out better in the next match against Ecuador.
Daniel Ajekun was named Man of the Match as the Nigerian Cricket team beat Kenya by 49 runs yesterday in Dubai, UAE.

Cricket: Nigeria defeat Kenya in pre-T20 WC warm up

Ajekun had 73 runs off 50 balls and four wickets in two overs in the warm up match which is part of Nigeria’s preparations for the upcoming T20 World Cup qualifiers to be held between October 18 and 26 in the UAE.

Don’t compare Mikel Obi to Wilfred Ndidi – fans

Wilfred Ndidi’s performance and goal against Newcastle United on Sunday has raised online comparisons between the player and former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi on who the better midfielder is in their prime.
Nigeria U20 forward Success Makanjuola has backed his side to win the African Games for the first time in 46 years on Friday.

African Games: Nigeria want to be remembered for winning – Success Makunjuola

Nigeria U20 forward Success Makanjuola has backed his side to win the African Games for the first time in 46 years on Friday.
Everton new buy Alex Iwobi watched from the bench as Toffees ran away with a lone goal victory and three points at the expense of visiting Watford on Saturday.

EFL Cup: Alex Iwobi nominated for Everton Man the Match Award

Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has been nominated for the Everton Man of The Match Award following Wednesday’s victory against Lincoln City in the second round of the EFL Cup.
William Troost-Ekong

William Troost-Ekong: We won the third-place game for our fans

Super Eagles defender William Troost Ekong has asserted that they played the Africa Cup of Nations third-place match with everything they had because they wanted to end the competition on a good note.
Super Eagles’ defender Chidozie Awaziem believes that the young players in the national team have justified their inclusion in the squad for the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt.

Afcon: Super Eagles young stars have done well – Chidozie Awaziem

“I want Nigerians to know that football is not about age, I think the young ones have played better in this tournament and have proved themselves. I know that there are young players in Nigeria too who have the capability to do it with the national team and I am confident that when they get the opportunity they will do it,” Awaziem said
Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr: I have met my Afcon target

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has stressed that the Nigerian team have already met his own minimum target of qualifying for the semi-final stage of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ongoing in Egypt.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Afcon: I couldn’t imagine myself scoring – Samuel Chukwueze

Man-of-the-match in Nigeria’s quarterfinals encounter with South Africa Samuel Chukwueze has expressed his excitement for scoring his first goal for Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

AFCON: Super Eagles star Chukwueze makes history in Egypt

Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

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