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The Nigeria Football Federation has hinted it wants to follow up the international friendly, arranged for the Super Eagles, against Five-time World Champions, Brazil, with another grade A friendly with an African team.

Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to host Super Eagles vs Benin Republic

The last game the Eagles hosted in Nigeria was on June 8 which was an international friendly game against the Warriors of Zimbabwe played at the Stephen Keshis Stadium in Asaba and since then, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has been shopping for a new venue following complaints about the quality of the pitch in Asaba.
Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.

Warri Wolves complete Bright Esieme signing from Abia Comets

Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.
Genk and Nigerian forward Steven Odey has stated that the Nigeria U23 national team is set to overturn the deficit suffered by Nigeria in the 1-0 first leg defeat against Sudan.

Musa Mamman backs Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles to overturn deficit

The Ambassador of Nigeria to Sudan, Musa Mamman, has backed the Olympic Eagles ahead of their crucial clash with their Sudanese counterparts.

U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles begin training in Asaba

Nigeria’s U-23 boys have started intensive training in the city of Asaba ahead of tomorrow’s make-or-break Africa U-23 Cup of Nations final qualifying clash against Sudan.
Former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel arrived in Istanbul airport as Turkish Super Lig outfit, Trabzonspor fans get excited.

Fans get excited at airport as Mikel lands in Turkey

Former Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel arrived in Istanbul airport as Turkish Super Lig outfit, Trabzonspor, fans get excited.
Nigeria forward Odion Ighalo has warned South Africa not to expect the same Nigeria performance as the qualifiers when they clash in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Wednesday.

Tunde Disu: Odion Ighalo’s retirement premature

The former Technical Adviser of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, has said that the decision of Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo to retire was premature.
Elderson Echiejile

HJK Helsinki part ways with Elderson Echejile after three months

HJK Helsinki have announced the departure of Nigeria international Elderson Echejile, three months after his arrival.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Super Eagles players to pocket $95,000 each if they win Afcon title

In a bid to motivate the Super Eagles players to win the African Cup of Nations in Egypt, a massive $95,000 bonus each awaits the players from the group stage matches up till the final match if they lift the cup on the 19th of July at the 80,000 capacity Cairo International Stadium.
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 blames weather after Super Eagles draw with Zimbabwe

Nigeria head coach Gernot Rohr has emphasised that the weather conditions in Asaba was the main reason his team struggled in their goalless draw against Zimbabwe in an international friendly game at Stephen Keshi Stadium on Saturday.
Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr, Super Eagles players honour Stephen Keshi at second memorial lecture

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, led no fewer than 25 players in the team’’ camp in Asaba to the 2nd Stephen Keshi Memorial Lecture held in the Delta capital on Friday.
Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa: I’m ever ready to fight for Nigeria

Super Eagles’ assistant captain Ahmed Musa has vowed to give his best for the team when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in Egypt on June 21, saying he is always ever ready to play and perform well for Nigeria.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

Nwankwo Kanu gives condition for Super Eagles triumph in Egypt

Former international Nwankwo Kanu has tipped Eagles to win the Nations cup in Egypt adding however that the players must have champion’s mentality and put the entire arsenal in their armory into the project.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994. 1

Clemens Westerhoff gets documents for house gift after 25 years

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994.
Google has celebrated the late Samuel Okwaraji’s 55th posthumous birthday with a doodle on its home page.

Google celebrates late Samuel Okwaraji with doodle

Google has celebrated the late Samuel Okwaraji’s 55th posthumous birthday with a doodle on its home page.

Police allegedly kill IPOB member in Delta

There was pandemonium, Tuesday, in Asaba metropolis after police shot dead a member of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.

Nigeria’s John Ogu seeks fresh challenges outside Israel

Nigeria international John Ogu has admitted he wants to leave Israeli side Hapoel Beer Sheva at the end of the season.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has disclosed that his charges are not afraid of playing any team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

AFCON: Emmanuel Amuneke bullish on Tanzania chances

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has disclosed that his charges are not afraid of playing any team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Finidi George makes case for Mikel Obi as Super Eagles face prospects of tough...

Former Super Eagles winger Finidi George has called on Super Eagles Head Coach Gernot Rohr to have a one-on-one talk with Captain John Mikel Obi to enable them reach a mutual understanding before the three-time African champions head to Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations.

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Accident bureau releases report on incidents involving Air Peace aircrafts

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Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

AFCONQ: Super Eagles to hit Maseru by chartered flight

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Osun governor presents 119.5 billion budget for 2020

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.

World Cup winner Marcello Lippi resigns from China managerial role

Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.