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Kano Pillars defeat Enyimba 3-1 to book Aiteo Cup semis ticket

Kano Pillars zoomed into the semi-finals of the Aiteo Federation Cup following a 3-1 win against Enyimba in their quarter-final tie at the Pantanmi Stadium, Gombe.

AITEO CUP: J.Atete, Supreme Court FC eliminate FC Ifeanyiubah, Go Round

Lower league clubs J.Atete and Supreme Court FC have eliminated NPFL sides FC Ifeanyiubah and Go Round FC in the Aiteo Cup Round of 32.

Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf banned, fined $5,000 for accepting cash from agents

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have banned Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf for a year and fined $5,000 after he was found guilty of receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as football agents.

Ibrahim Musa: Kano Pillars not dependent on Junior Lokosa

Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa believes that the team is not solely dependent on Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leading scorer Junior Lokosa.

Factfiles of CHAN finalists Morocco, Nigeria

Factfiles of African Nations Championship (CHAN) finalists Morocco and Nigeria, who meet Sunday in Casablanca (1900 GMT)

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick charges Super Eagles to win CHAN trophy for President Buhari

The firm exhortation by Nigeria FA boss, Amaju Pinnick, to win the African Nations Championship trophy for President Muhammadu Buhari will be ringing in the ears of the Super Eagles as they file out against host nation Morocco in the Final on Sunday.

CHAN: Rwanda out as Libya, Nigeria await quarter-final opponents

Final games in Group C of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) ended yesterday. Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea to top the group whiles Libya sneaked through to the next round after beating Rwanda in a crunch tie.

CHAN: Super Eagles gaining confidence with each game – enthusiasts

Several football enthusiasts have hailed the home-based Super Eagles for their victory over Equatorial Guinea, pointing out that the Eagles were gaining confidence with each game.

CHAN: Equatorial Guinea coach Rodolfo Bodipo blames referee for defeat to Nigeria

Equatorial Guinea head coach, Rodolfo Bodipo, has blamed the centre referee, Abou Coulibaly, for their 3-1 loss to Nigeria on Tuesday in Agadir, insisting that the arbiter made two wrong calls in favour of the home-based Super Eagles in the final Group C game at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN).

CHAN: Coach Salisu Yusuf hails Super Eagles character in 3-1 win against Equatorial Guinea

Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles head coach, Salisu Yusuf, has praised the character of his players after securing quarter-final berth at the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) after coming from a goal down to beat Equatorial Guinea 3-1 in Group C on Tuesday in Agadir.

CHAN: Super Eagles sparkle to top group for quarter-finals berth

The home-based Super Eagles on Tuesday whipped Equatorial Guinea 3-1 after coming from behind in Agadir, to advance into the quarter-finals of the 5th African Nations Championship (CHAN) holding in Morocco.

CHAN: Libya and Super Eagles reach quarter-finals

Libya scored three minutes into stoppage time to edge Rwanda 1-0 Tuesday and snatch an African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals place behind Group C winners Nigeria.

CHAN: Nigeria look good for quarter-final berth

The home-based Super Eagles face Equatorial Guinea on Tuesday knowing they are just a step away from Nigeria’s second-ever quarter-final berth at the African Nations Championship (CHAN).

CHAN: Super Eagles unchanged for Libya clash

It will be an unchanged team from the one who started against Rwanda on Monday when the CHAN Eagles take on Group C leaders Libya in continuation of the championship in Morocco.

CHAN: Mutiu Adepoju tips Super Eagles to bounce back against Libya

Former Nigeria international, Mutiu Adepoju, has expressed optimism that the home-based Super Eagles will overcome Libya in their second match of the ongoing 2018 Africa Nations Championship in Morocco despite their disappointing 0-0 draw against Rwanda in their first Group C game on Monday.

CHAN: Super Eagles held by Rwanda’s Amavubi in Tangiers

The home-based Super Eagles failed to claim a win as they were held 0-0 by Rwanda in their opening match of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) on Monday.

CHAN: World Cup desire propels Super Eagles in Morocco

Ardent desire to gain places in Nigeria’s 23–man squad for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia will be the key incentive for Nigeria’s home–based professionals, who begin campaign for glory in the 5th African Nations Championship in Morocco on Monday.

Super Eagles off to Morocco Monday ahead CHAN kick-off

The Home-based Super Eagles will leave for Morocco on Monday, January 8 ahead of their participation at the 2018 African Nations Championship.

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