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Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 14

Super Eagles share $600,000 AFCON money ahead of Lesotho match

The accounts of Super Eagles players who participated in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations held in Egypt, with Nigeria winning the bronze medal have been credited with part of the 30 percent promised them by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The money was disbursed through Financial Derivatives, a renowned accounting firm.
Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr is pushing for CAF to postpone the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between Nigeria and Benin Republic, earlier scheduled for November 13.

NFF chiefs reveal one decision they will take when Rohr’s deal expires

Eggheads of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are reportedly unwilling to offer Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr a contract extension before the expiration of his current deal.
CHAN Eagles striker, Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.

Ibrahim Sunusi: CHAN Eagles need early goal to boost confidence

CHAN Eagles striker Ibrahim Sunusi has stated that the return leg of their African Nations Championship qualifier against Togo in Lagos will make a fascinating start if they are able to score an early goal today.
Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener,

Peter Olayinka: I’m happy VAR didn’t cancel historic goal

Peter Olayinka has expressed delight after the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) failed to cancel his goal which inspired Slavia Prague to a shock 1-1 away draw against Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League opener.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.

WWC: Odunayo Adekuoroye targets gold

Two-time Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye, says her next target is to become a world champion by winning gold at the ongoing 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr, has paid glowing tribute to his 97-year-old mother, Elizabeth Rohr who died on Thursday.

Gernot Rohr: My mum loved football

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr, has paid glowing tribute to his 97-year-old mother, Elizabeth Rohr who died on Thursday.
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Peter Rufai: Don’t blame Gernot Rohr for lack of top class goalkeepers in Super...

Following recent struggles for Super Eagles boss, Gernot Rohr to pick a first-choice goalkeeper for the team, former national team hero, Peter Rufai, has blamed it on lack of proper football development rather than on the German.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Youth Games: Ministry warns states against fielding over-aged athletes

Ministry of Youth and Sports has warned state directors/commissioners of sports not to bring over aged athletes to the National Youth Games (NYG) which commences this weekend in Ilorin Kwara State.
World Boxing Council (WBC) International Super-flyweight champion, Aliu Lasisi says plans are in top gear to defend his title in Nigeria.

Lasisi Aliu to defend WBC title in Nigeria, visits The Nation

World Boxing Council (WBC) International Super-flyweight champion, Aliu Lasisi says plans are in top gear to defend his title in Nigeria.
Maduka Okoye

Gernot Rohr: Maduka Okoye will be Eagles number one very soon

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has tipped 19-year-old Fortuna Düsseldorf II stopper Maduka Okoye to be Eagles top goalkeeper in no distant future because of his outstanding qualities and attributes.
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Gernot Rohr prays for Henry Onyekuru’s success in Monaco

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr is elated with the scoring form of Eagles strikers Victor Osimhen and Samuel Chukwueze who scored for Lille of France and Villarreal of Spain respectfully at the weekend.
Super Eagles defender, Shehu Abdullahi had declared himself 100 percent fit after returning to training with his TFF First League side, Bursaspor.

Shehu Abdullahi: I am 100 percent fit

Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi had declared himself 100 percent fit after returning to training with his TFF First League side, Bursaspor.
Rave of the moment in Greece, Chuba Akpom has become a subject of bidding war among West Ham, Eintracht Frankfurt and Mainz in the current transfer window as they seek to prize him away from PAOK Thessaloniki.

PAOK ready to sell Akpom for 7 million pounds

Rave of the moment in Greece, Chuba Akpom has become a subject of bidding war among West Ham, Eintracht Frankfurt and Mainz in the current transfer window as they seek to prize him away from PAOK Thessaloniki.
Nigeria defender Leon Balogun stated that they will not underestimate the quality of teams in their Afcon group.

Leon Balogun begs NFF to stick with Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has disclosed that keeping the current crop of the Nigerian team technical crew will be good for the national team in the long run.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been left out of tomorrow’s all-important CAF Confederation Cup semifinal second leg match at Raja Casablanca of Morocco.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I’ll sign for a club where I can remain relevant for Super...

Ezenwa told newsmen that he is aware of the calls from his fans that he should take his trade abroad but that he would only leave fora club he knows will keep him relevant with the national team and not just travel abroad to join the foreign legion.

Gernot Rohr wants NFF to decide his future

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has resolved to lead the Eagles to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations if discussions of contract extension goes well between him and his employers, the Nigeria Football Federation, this week.
Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has said that Nigeria will be very focused and think ahead of Algeria to curtail their antics in tonight Africa Cup of Nations semi final clash at the Cairo International Stadium, Egypt.

Afcon: We wanted more than bronze – Kenneth Omeruo

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo said that the intentions of the team is to reach the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
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Afcon: We‘II give our best against South Africa – Chidozie Awaziem

Super Eagles right-back Chidozie Awaziem has promised Nigerians that the players will give their best against South Africa in the quarter final of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations at the Cairo International Stadium in Egypt on Wednesday.

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Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

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President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

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PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.