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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.
“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
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.
Bafana Bafana match winner Thembinkosi Lorch has warned his mates that Wednesday’s crucial quarter finals game against Nigeria’s senior soccer side Super Eagles will be tough.
Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso could not hold back his tears during his receipt of the Man of the Match award after their Round of 16 shootout loss to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Monday night.
Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has lauded the performance of Krepin Diatta following his display in their 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says Virgil van Dijk is "the big man" at Anfield and says the defender's presence on the pitch strikes fear into the hearts of their opponents.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles yesterday played a goalless draw with the Warriors of Zimbabwe’s in an international friendly played in Asaba, Delta State.
Flying Eagles winger Success Makanjuola has urged Nigerians not to lose hope on the team as they hope to come out stronger and better in the knockout stage of the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup currently going on in Poland.
Five-time champions Nigeria will guarantee a return to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals today if the Golden Eaglets overcome their Angolan counterparts in their second match at the ongoing Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Team captain Ikouwem Utin and forwards Yahaya Nazifi and Effiom Maxwell are among 21 players listed by Nigeria’s under-20 male team for the Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.
The Super Eagles today qualified for next year’s AFCON after they were forced to a 1-1 draw by hosts South Africa in Johannesburg.
Ifedayo Omosuiyi has said he could not help it but celebrate his first hat-trick in Malaysia in Melaka United’s 6-1 thrashing of his former club Felda United.
Manu Garba, Golden Eaglets’ coach on Friday dedicated the Golden Eaglets’ 5-1 thrashing of Cote d’Ivoire to Nigerians for their support.
The Golden Eaglets revived their hopes to qualify for the U17 AFCON in Tanzania next year after they outclassed Cote d’Ivoire 5-1 in a second group game in Niamey, Niger, today, after they lost their opening game to Burkina Faso.
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Adapting to life as the holding midfielder in an ultra-attacking Manchester City side is no easy task, according to the club's record signing Rodri.