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Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi has admitted that Arsenal were fortunate to score against Huddersfield despite their watertight defence.

Alex Iwobi: Eagles won’t rely on star players against Burundi

Alex Iwobi has revealed that working together as a team can prove to be the greatest asset for the Super Eagles going to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which begins on Friday in Egypt.
Kelechi Iheanacho

NFF asks Gernot Rohr to take Kelechi Iheanacho to Egypt

Leicester City’s tottering striker Kelechi Iheanacho will make the Super Eagles’ 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt to help him rediscover his confidence and his professional career in England next season.
Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel

AFCON: Mikel Obi demands captaincy for Super Eagles’ return

John Mikel Obi wants to be assured of his position as the Super Eagles’ captain as condition for him to return to the senior national football squad.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun frustrated with lack of playing time at Brighton

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun says he’s not happy with his lack of game time at his English Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion, but he’s ready to battle his way into the manager’s plan.
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FIFA to hand Russia N21.7 billion for World Cup legacy fund

FIFA will allocate $60 million (about N21.7billion) to a Russia 2018 World Cup legacy fund to help develop the sport in the country, following last summer’s tournament which was widely praised as among the best ever editions of the event.

Gt Stitches: NFF hasn’t paid me for Super Eagles’ Russia 2018 World Cup outfit

Gt Stitches, the designer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s ceremonial attire to the Russia 2018 World Cup, on Thursday accused the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) of failing to pay for the outfit, nearly eight months after the Mundial ended.
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: NFF must give me the right support to win AFCON

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has stated that his team (Super Eagles) has all it takes to win this year’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt if given all the necessary support by the Nigeria Football Federation.
England's Kieran Trippier. Reuters

Kyle Walker: Kieran Trippier deserves to start for England in my position

Kyle Walker admits Kieran Trippier deserves his run in the England team as wing back, after Gareth Southgate converted him into part of a back three.

Emmanuel Amuneke: I share same ideas with Tanzanian Football Federation

Emmanuel Amuneke, the newly inaugurated coach of the Tanzanian national team, on Tuesday said he shared the same ideas with the country`s football philosophy.
Jordan Pickford of England celebrates after teammate Harry Maguire scores - Getty Images

Jordan Pickford: England must improve on World Cup

Jordan Pickford is confident England will thrive after winning back the trust of supporters following their World Cup run in Russia.
Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Sports, Mr. Adeboye Anthony Adeyinka (right) enjoying the France vs. Uruguay match alongside other Nigerian ex- internationals at the Teslim Balogun Stadium viewing centre, Surulere on Friday.

World Cup: Lagos fans evoke experiences at Governor Ambode’s viewing centres

Lagos fans have expressed appreciation to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for the opportunity of watching the Russia 2018 World Cup free as one of the greatest sports fiesta ended on June 15.
World Cup Trophy

World Cup: Football fans predict France to win, others say Croatia can spring surprises

Some football fans in Lafia, have predicted that France would win Sunday’s decisive World Cup game against Croatia in the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup tournament.

World Cup: Governor Ugwuanyi redeems N5 million pledge to Super Eagles

The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has fulfilled his N5 million pledge to the Super Eagles for their performance at the Russia 2018 World Cup.

Antonio Conte begins pre-season Chelsea training

Antonio Conte presided over Chelsea's return for pre-season training on Monday, despite persistent speculation over the Italian's future.

World Cup: Emmanuel Amuneke urges NFF to create education programmes for players

Former Super Eagles winger, Emmanuel Amuneke, on Thursday called on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to create education programmes aimed at improving players’ technical knowledge of football.
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Mutiu Adepoju: Super Eagles’ll be playing against wounded lions

A former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, on Saturday called on the Super Eagles not to relent in their upcoming showdown with La Albiceleste, who would play like wounded Lions.

Lagosians hail creation of viewing centres

Residents of Lagos State on Saturday commended the state government’s decision to set up six viewing centres across the state to enable them to watch the 2018 World Cup matches.

Super Eagles’ World Cup travel outfit sets social media on fire

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have caught the attention of the football world again with their unique travel outfit to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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NECA: Signing of AfCFTA an error

The raging controversies over the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement by President Muhammadu Buhari got another big voice on Wednesday in person of the Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), Mr Timothy Olawale.

Governor Ortom: Forget Ruga, address desert encroachment

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday called on the Soil Science Society of Nigeria to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to put a complete halt to the issues of herdsmen migration from the North to the South.

Bayern Munich ends interest in the pursuit of Chelsea star

Bayern Munich has ended the interest in the pursuit of Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi, according to the latest report in The Independent.
Mario Gotze's decision to leave Borussia Dortmund for Bayern Munich left his team-mate Marco Reus dumbstruck.

Marco Reus: Mario Gotze’s move to Bayern was difficult to understand

Mario Gotze's decision to leave Borussia Dortmund for Bayern Munich left his team-mate Marco Reus dumbstruck.
Chuck Schumer

US Senator Schumer calls for security probe into Russia’s FaceApp

U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday.