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African legend, Samuel Eto’o has named Liverpool forwards, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as the two players that deserve to win the FIFA Men’s Best Player award ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Juventus’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk.

Samuel Eto’o blames Africans for Sadio Mane losing the Ballon d’Or to Lionel Messi

Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o insists Sadio Mane deserved to win the Ballon d’Or had he not been “let down” by other Africans who voted against him for the award.
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Luis Suarez: MLS a ‘nice possibility’

Luis Suarez says the option of departing Barcelona for the MLS remains a "nice possibility", amid uncertainty over the Uruguay international's future at the Nou Camp.
Nigeria U17s captain, Samson Tijani, who was named Man of The Match in Golden Eaglets’ 4-2 win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil, says the team will come out better in the next match against Ecuador.

FIFA U-17: Golden Eaglets did good job against Hungary, will be better against...

Nigeria U17s captain, Samson Tijani, who was named Man of The Match in Golden Eaglets’ 4-2 win against Hungary in Saturday’s opening Group B match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil, says the team will come out better in the next match against Ecuador.
West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi admitted his confidence has received a boost after helping Nigeria secure a 1-1 draw against Brazil last Sunday.

Semi Ajayi’s confidence boosted after playing for Nigeria against Brazil

West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi admitted his confidence has received a boost after helping Nigeria secure a 1-1 draw against Brazil last Sunday.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Gernot Rohr rues Francis Uzoho’s injury

The Super Eagles’ 1-1 draw against Brazil has given Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, some confidence and the German believes this would surely reflect in the team in their next competitive matches.
Aribo’s goal, his second in as many matches in the colours of the Super Eagles, was an eye-catching finish as he received a pass from Moses Simon and then waltzed his way through a number of outstretched Brazilian legs to shoot past goalkeeper Ederson.

Gernot Rohr: Draw with Brazil is big booster for our AFCON race

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has landed his playing body a huge pat on the back for a gutsy performance in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Brazil in a friendly match in Singapore.
Super Eagles center back William Troost-Ekong has said that Nigeria cannot afford to lose their Africa Cup of Nations quarter final game to Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Wednesday.

William Troost-Ekong hails Super Eagles display

Super Eagles stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has hailed the display of the team in their draw against Brazil in Singapore on Sunday.
Brazil ended their tour of Singapore with a draw against Nigeria. The African side went ahead in the first half but Casemiro levelled things up after 48’.

Brazil midfielder Casemiro hails Super Eagles

“Speaking of results, it is never favourable. When it comes to Brazil, we always want to seek victory. But within what we were presenting, Sunday’s the answer was very good. The second half was good, against a physically strong team. The result is not good, but no doubt the second part was good, yes,” he said.g
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Joe Aribo thrilled to continue scoring streak for Super Eagles

Joe Aribo is elated to score on his second appearance for the Super Eagles following his sublime finish in the side’s 1-1 draw against Brazil on Sunday.
PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.

Neymar, Roberto Firmino lead Brazil attack against Super Eagles

Neymar and Roberto Firmino will spearhead Brazil’s attack during Sunday’s international friendly against Nigeria, according to coach Tite.
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Brazil vs Nigeria: Super Eagles respect, don’t fear Brazil – William Troost-Ekong

Super Eagles’ stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has said that while the Nigerian team respect five-time world champions, Brazil they, however, have no fear as both teams step out for a friendly match in Singapore.

Casemiro: We will show our true quality against Nigeria

Brazil midfielder Casemiro says the Selecao will go all out for a win against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in Sunday’s friendly encounter at the Singapore National Stadium, Kallang.
KAA Gent midfielder Anderson Esiti has revealed he is struggling to control his muscles that he now does very little at the gym.

Nigeria midfielder Anderson Esiti aims for a victory against Brazil

Nigeria midfielder Anderson Esiti has promised to work hard in order to help the Super Eagles triumph over Brazil.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

Nigeria officials arrive in Singapore for Brazil game after visa delay

The administrative officials of the Nigerian national team have secured their entry visas into Singapore for the Super Eagles international friendly against on Sunday.
Torino exercised their option to buy Ola Aina from Chelsea for £8.7 million ($11m) after a successful campaign on loan, but this season has done more than secure a long-term club - it also sees the 22-year-old make the African Cup of Nations after disappointingly missing out on the World Cup.

Ola Aina suffers domestic accident

Torino of Italy defender Ola Aina has been ruled out of Sunday’s friendly against Brazil in Singapore.
Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze makes history after becoming the youngest to score at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Samuel Chukwueze: Super Eagles’ fighting spirit‘ll trouble Brazil

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze believes the big match between Nigeria and Brazil is more than friendly tie with combatants on both sides readying themselves for the prestige game.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has no plans to sack Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr after the Africa Cup of Nations, according to the NFF President, Amaju Pinnick.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to drop new boys for Brazil clash

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr will retain Glasgow Rangers forward Joe Aribo for the October 13 international friendly against Brazil in Singapore, but will drop fellow new boys Dennis Bonaventure and Josh Maja for the clash, it was learnt.
PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.

Roberto Firmino, Neymar lead Brazil’s squad for Nigeria, Senegal friendlies

PSG star Neymar, Liverpool's Roberto Firmino and Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho are among the invited 23 players for Brazil's friendly matches in October.

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Yellow fever: Institute, NCDC train laboratory scientists

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Malabu scam: AGF Bello Adoke, others plead not guilty

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NUJ chief calls for constitutional roles for traditional rulers

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The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

AGF: Operation Amotekun remains an illegal entity

For the second time in about a week, the Federal Government has declared the Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as an illegal entity not known to the constitution of Nigeria and which can never be allowed to stand.
Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.

Yung6ix calls out MI over nonsupport

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