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Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen dreams Premier League move, consults Odion Ighalo

Lille striker Victor Osimhen has admitted a desire for England move in the future, adding however that it has to be to a club where he will enjoy playing time.
Sierra Leone head coach, Sellas Tetteh, has announced a provisional list of 43 players to commence preparations for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

Sierra Leone FA debunks story on shift of Super Eagles clash over coronavirus fears

The Sierra Leone Football Association has denied reports that they are monitoring coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria and may seek further advice from the Confederation African Football ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Super Eagles.
Former Super Eagles’ goalkeeper and captain Vincent Enyeama was a surprise guest at the national team’s camp in Uyo, yesterday.

Vincent Enyeama hails Super Eagles 24-man squad for Sierra Leone clashes

Former Nigeria international Vincent Enyeama has described the Super Eagles 24-man list, released ahead of the 2021 AFCON clashes with Sierra Leone as a very good one.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

AFCONQ: Nigeria calls Ahmed Musa, Kenneth Omeruo, 22 others for Leone Stars

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has listed team captain Ahmed Musa, vice-captain William Ekong and veteran defender Kenneth Omeruo in his 24-man Super Eagles’ roster for the quick-double 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone this month.
Super Eagles Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa and other officials of the team based in Nigeria will “hopefully” start off on their journey to Singapore Today, ahead of the international friendly against Brazil.

AFCONQ: Ikechwukwu Ezenwa declares readiness for Sierra Leone clash

Super Eagles and Heartland FC Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has disclosed his readiness for next month’s AFCON qualifier against Sierra Leone.
Sierra Leone head coach, Sellas Tetteh, has announced a provisional list of 43 players to commence preparations for next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles, Leone Stars clash in Asaba

The 15,400-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced.
The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles, Leone Stars to clash at Stephen Keshi Stadium – NFF

The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.

2020: Zenith Bank re-affirms commitment to sports

Zenith Bank Plc has re-instated its commitment to the development of sports in Nigeria with a pledge to maintain its leadership position in this direction.
Rangers International stunned 2-0 at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium by Akwa Starlets as Plateau United secure 3-1 away win against Delta Force in their matchday-five encounter at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Sunday.

NPFL: Rangers stun at home as Plateau United get away win

Rangers International stunned 2-0 at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium by Akwa Starlets as Plateau United secure 3-1 away win against Delta Force in their matchday-five encounter at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Sunday.

Zenith Bank, Delta promise amazing Principals’ Cup final

As the final match of the 2019 Delta State Principals’ Cup draws near, the state government and the sponsors, Zenith Bank are planning exciting time for the finalists and fans.
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.
Despite varied explanations given by the coaching crew and players following their 4-1 defeat by Togo, soccer fans who spoke with Sportinglife.ng Sunday insist the CHAN Eagles underrated their opponents.

Scandalous loss: CHAN Eagles underrated Togo – soccer fans

Despite varied explanations given by the coaching crew and players following their 4-1 defeat by Togo, soccer fans who spoke with newsmen Sunday insist the CHAN Eagles underrated their opponents.
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Kwara United wins maiden Delta governor’s pre-season tournament

Kwara United Football Club of Ilorin has won the maiden edition of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa pre-season tournament, after defeating Lobi Stars of Makurdi on penalties in the finals played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, Delta State.
Sunusi Ibrahim of Nasarawa United has been declared the highest goalscorer in the just ended regular season of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Nasarawa United’s Ibrahim Sunusi not under pressure to win NPFL golden boot again

Nasarawa United hitman Ibrahim Sunusi says he’s ready to improve from his performance of last season in the Nigeria Professional Football League, where he scored ten goals.

Imama Amapakabo: I knew that Sudan would defend

The head coach of Nigeria Under 23 team, Imama Amapakabo, has stressed that he knew that the defeated Sudanese side would park the bus in order to protect their slim first-leg advantage in the return leg of the 2019 U23 AFCON qualifier played on Tuesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.

Egypt 2019: Sports minister hails U-23 Eagles

The Youth and Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, has commended the Nigerian U-23 national team, (Olympics team) for trashing the Sudanese national team 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State, thereby qualifying for the African U-23 AFCON tournament slated for Egypt, November this year.
U 23 Eagles have secured a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket slated for Egypt in November after thrashing Sudan 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Tuesday evening.

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles qualify for U-23 AFCON in Egypt

Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles defeated Sudan 5-0 yesterday to qualify to defend their Africa Under-23 Nations Cup title in Egypt next November.
U 23 Eagles have secured a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket slated for Egypt in November after thrashing Sudan 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Tuesday evening.

U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles secured ticket after Sudan thrashing

U23 Eagles have secured a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket slated for Egypt in November after thrashing Sudan 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium on Tuesday evening.

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In view of this, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, Imohimi Edgal, wishes to reaffirm to the general public that the State government directives will be vigorously enforced.

Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.