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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.

NFF worries over misinformation on activities

The Nigeria Football Federation has charged its Media and Publicity Committee to confront the menace of misinformation on the organization’s activities and promote and project the countless positive developments in Nigeria Football on a daily basis.
A former Nigeria international, Adebayo Gbadebo, has made an emotional graphic narration of how his father stopped paying his university School fees because he was invited to the senior national team, Super Eagles.

Ex-Nigeria international: My father stopped paying my school fees for honouring national team call-up

Adebayo Gbadebo, a former Nigeria international has made an emotional graphic narration of how his father stopped paying his university School fees because he was invited to the senior national team, Super Eagles.
Spanish premiere Liga has celebrated Samuel Chukwueze’s first league goal of the season for Villarreal.

Ebonyi football fans hail Samuel Chukwueze over Europa League glory

Football fans in Ebonyi on Thursday in Abakaliki hailed Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze over his club’s historic 2020/2021 Europa League triumph on Wednesday night.
Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, is pleased with how Kelechi Iheanacho rediscovered his goalscoring instincts at Leicester City after struggling for form earlier in the season.

Nwankwo Kanu: Kelechi Iheanacho’s renaissance a big lesson

Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu, is pleased with how Kelechi Iheanacho rediscovered his goalscoring instincts at Leicester City after struggling for form earlier in the season.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much –fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.

NFF supremo congratulates Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho on FA Cup win

President of the Nigeria Football Federation and FIFA Council Member, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much –fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much-fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.

NFF congratulates Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho on FA Cup win with Leicester City

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has sent a message of congratulations to Super Eagles’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Kelechi Iheanacho on the duo’s triumph with Leicester City over much-fancied Chelsea FC in Saturday’s FA Cup final in England.
2. A number of Everton fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Alex Iwobi’s performance as the Toffees beat Arsenal 2-1 at Goodison Park this weekend.

Alex Iwobi: NFF hoping to woo Ebere Eze, Sheyi Ojo for Super Eagles

Super Eagles midfielder, Alex Iwobi says he’s delighted with the move by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to get players of Nigerian descent to the senior national team.
Ahmed Musa

Kano Pillars coach: Ahmed Musa’s presence will motivate my players

Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has expressed his delight with the signing of Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa to the team.
7. Super Eagles midfielder Joe Aribo has revealed that there will be no hiding place for the Squirrels of Benin ahead of Saturday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Porto-Novo.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles warned against complacency

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been urged to be cautious of the Squirrels of Benin Republic and Crocodiles of Lesotho in their final round of qualification matches for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Kayode Ogundamisi on Twitter under the handle @ogundamisi

Guns, blood and Nigeria’s borderless international borders

In 2008 the research topic for my 2nd Masters programme was titled “International Small Arms Regime And The State:” The focus was on Africa and Nigeria.
Fulham defender Tosin Adarabioyo has disclosed that his aim is to play for England at this summer’s European Championships.

Tosin Adarabioyo dreams England call up ahead of Nigeria

Fulham defender Tosin Adarabioyo has disclosed that his aim is to play for England at this summer’s European Championships.
Umar Sadiq scored for the third consecutive game as Almeria defeated Malaga 3-1 in a Segunda Division game at the Estadio de los Juegos Meditarreneos on Sunday.

Samson Siasia backs Umar Sadiq for Super Eagles call-up

Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has backed Almeria striker Umar Sadiq for his maiden invitation to the Super Eagles after his fine performances in the Spanish second division this season.
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.

YSFON official blames NFF for age cheating in Nigerian football

Osamudiame Osagede, the Edo chapter chairman of the Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON), on Wednesday blamed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for the rampant cheating in the country’s age-grade football.
Leke James continued his fine scoring run for Molde as they recorded a 3-0 victory over FK Haugesund on Saturday.

Leke James crashes in best player ranking in Norway

Molde FK striker Leke James ratings in the Norwegian top league have dropped after he was 33rd for the past season as against ninth for the previous campaign by Eurosports.
New D’Tigers coach, Mike Brown, named Ike Iroegbu, Ike Diogu, Obi Emegano, Keith Omoerah, and Mike Gbinije as his starting five in his first match in charge against the South Sudan on Thursday in the first game of Group D qualifiers taking place in Kigali, Rwanda.

D’Tigers beat South Sudan in 2021 AfroBasket qualifiers match

New D’Tigers coach, Mike Brown, named Ike Iroegbu, Ike Diogu, Obi Emegano, Keith Omoerah, and Mike Gbinije as his starting five in his first match in charge against the South Sudan on Thursday in the first game of Group D qualifiers taking place in Kigali, Rwanda.
6. Former African champions, Super Eagles, were held to a scoreless draw by the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in the Africa Cup of Nations 2022 qualifier in Freetown on Tuesday.

AFCONQ: Julius Aghahowa blasts Freetown pitch after tough draw against Sierra Leone

Former Nigeria national team forward Julius Aghahowa has blasted the Sierra Leonian antics following Tuesday night’s scoreless draw against the Super Eagles of Nigeria played on a very bad pitch at the Stephen Siaka stadium in Free Town.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and Dutch giant Ajax Amsterdam have sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles winger Tijani Babangida.

Tijani Babangida: Players status committee membership plus for Nigerian players

Babangida speaking in a chat said this can only help the players union better now that he has the platform to get into the workings of the football Federation as it concerns players and their welfare which he will hold dearly even in his discharge of his membership function in the committee
Amaju Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick assures NFF will boost Super Falcons squad for future games

The president of the Nigeria’ football federation Amaju Pinnick has assured Nigerians that every effort has been made to boost the Super Falcons for future engagements.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho after the forward impressed in Thursday night Europa League win against Zorya.

Garba Lawal: Kelechi Iheanacho a lucky goalscorer

Former Super Eagles winger Garba Lawal has described the most criticized Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho has a lucky goalscorer.
Sam Sodje has advised Nigerian players to make every effort to play in the most prestigious league in the world, the Premier League.

Sam Sodje advises Nigerian players to make Premier League switch

Sam Sodje has advised Nigerian players to make every effort to play in the most "prestigious" league in the world, the Premier League.
Leke James continued his fine scoring run for Molde as they recorded a 3-0 victory over FK Haugesund on Saturday.

Leke James confirms readiness for Super Eagles invite

The international friendlies will see the Eagles play Côte D’Ivoire and Tunisia, and several Nigerians have advised the gaffer of the Super Eagles team to use the games as an opportunity for a trial to some of the Nigerian players making marks and raising the flags of the country higher in Europe.
Nigerian midfielder Michael Ibe has completed his move to Uzbekistan club Fc Marshal on Thursday.

Nigerian midfielder Michael Ibe joins Uzbekistan’s Fc Mashal

The 24-year-old played eight out of ten league matches for Fc Andijan recording five assists and are currently 12th on the table.

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Court dismisses fraud charges against Senator Nwaoboshi

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