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Mikel Obi: I was never away from the Eagles

Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi has revealed that he was never away from the National team despite missing majority of the county’s matches during the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Nigeria’s U15 boys, known as Future Eagles, will take on the U16 National Team of Mexico on Wednesday in the opening match of the International Dream Cup tournament taking place in the city of Miyagi, Japan.

Future Eagles lock horns with Mexico U16 team

Nigeria’s U15 boys, known as Future Eagles, will take on the U16 National Team of Mexico on Wednesday in the opening match of the International Dream Cup tournament taking place in the city of Miyagi, Japan.
Egypt team director Ihab Leheta has revealed Mohamed Salah hasn’t joined up with the national team because he received an extended break after a long season with Liverpool.

AFCON: Egypt team director explains Mohamed Salah absence

Egypt team director Ihab Leheta has revealed Mohamed Salah hasn’t joined up with the national team because he received an extended break after a long season with Liverpool.
Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.

Cristiano Ronaldo targets Euro 2020 glory with Nations League champions Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.
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Neymar reacts to rape allegation

Brazil football player Neymar has denied accusations of rape contained in a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters.
Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.

Flying Eagles battle cold ahead World Cup opener against Qatar

Flying Eagles are battling with the cold weather in Poland as they open their world cup campaign against Qatar on Friday.
The Nigerian Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has revealed the reasons for the removal of Ntiense Williams and subsequent appointment of Abubakar Yakubu popularly called “Yaro” by his colleagues on the rugby field as its Acting Technical Director.

Debo Oshundun: Why NRFF removed Ntiense Williams as technical director

The Nigerian Rugby Football Federation (NRFF) has revealed the reasons for the removal of Ntiense Williams and subsequent appointment of Abubakar Yakubu popularly called “Yaro” by his colleagues on the rugby field as its Acting Technical Director.

Sam Obuh back Manu Garba on MRI claims

Former coach of Nigeria’s U17 national team coach Sam Obuh has backed current Nigeria national U17 team Manu Garba on claims concerning the drama surrounding MRI test where he revealed that as much as he backs the test for a good cause the workings of the Machine is one that has proven not to be totally effective.

Emmanuel Amunike: Tanzania ready to take on the big teams in Egypt

Taifas stars of Tanzania manager Emmanuel Amunike has said that his side is not scared of meeting any team banking on solid preparations in a bid to boost the level of their confidence ahead of the tourney.
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.

Godwin Opara: You don’t need ‘experience’ to win AFCON

Former Super Eagles defender Godwin Opara has revealed that the current crop of players in the national team must ensure they have the determination and should also not be distracted, come what may ahead of the draws tomorrow of the AFCON 2019 in Egypt.
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has said his new team Tanzania are in high spirits ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.

Emmanuel Amunike offers advice to Eaglets ahead of 2019 AFCON in Tanzania

Coach of the Tanzanian National team who doubles as a member of CAF Technical study group of the U17 AFCON in Tanzania has offered words of advice for his former side ahead of the tourney.
Taiwo Awoniyi

Taiwo Awoniyi admits work permit could derail Liverpool dream

Nigeria under-23 striker Taiwo Awoniyi has admitted that his inability to get a UK work permit could derail his hopes of playing for Liverpool.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

Gernot Rohr: We knew Seychelles would be difficult

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has said he was not surprised with the performance of the Seychelles national team in Friday’s final Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON qualifying match against Nigeria.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr questions Kelechi Iheanacho’s national team’s commitment

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has questioned Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho’s commitment and professionalism to the national team.
Seychelles FA Chairman, George Bibi has stated that their AFCON 2019 qualifiers match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be tough, but he is assured the pirates will give a good performance, as they are fully aware of their opponents quality.

Seychelles FA chief backs Seychelles to stun Super Eagles in Asaba

Seychelles FA chairman George Bibi has stated that their AFCON 2019 qualifiers match with the Super Eagles of Nigeria will be tough, but he is assured the pirates will give a good performance, as they are fully aware of their opponents quality.
Nuno Espirito Santo

Nuno Espirito Santo delighted to take Wolves back to glory days

Nuno Espirito Santo was regaled with tales of Wolves' golden era after his current vintage superbly defeated Manchester United 2-1 in Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U-20 WC: Fans to pay N1,900, N3,800 to watch Flying Eagles in Poland

Fans of the U-20 National Team wishing to watch the team in the preliminary stage of the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup finals holding in Poland, will have to pay 20 Poland złoty about (N1,900), according to Federation of International Football who have announced the sale of match tickets.
Nigeria Women Rugby

Nigeria Women Rugby team moves to last eight of USA invitational tour

The Nigeria Women Rugby national team started their USA Invitational Sevens campaign with a 42-0 win over New Mexico before going down to better Phoenix side and Chicago Lions Black.

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