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Enyimba have moved closer to winning their record eighth Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) title after they defeated FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 on Monday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos in a Championship playoffs tie.

Enyimba chasing Champions League glory, inspired by 2004 triumph

Two times Champions League winners Enyimba FC, will play host to Sudanese side Al Hilal in a second round qualifying tie on Sunday.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (L) and Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok shake hands before meeting in the capital city of Juba, South Sudan, Sept. 12, 2019.

Sudan, South Sudan leaders agree to reopen borders

The agreement between new Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, reached late Thursday, is significant because several border areas remain closed, including Heglig in South Sudan’s former Unity State, Kafiakinji in Raja in South Sudan, and El-Khurasana in Sudan’s Western Kordofan state.

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.
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.

Felix Ogbuke: Olympic Eagles must be wary of Sudan’s fast wing play

Ogbuke, who represented Nigeria at the U-23 level in 2003, says the Imama Amapakabo’s team should be wary of the Sudanese side’s ‘fast breaks and wing play’, insisting the Nigerians will prevail if they remain focused and not underrate their opponents.
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.
MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

U23 AFCON: Fidelis Ilechukwu confirms Olympic Eagles readiness for Sudan test

Assistant coach of Nigeria’s U23 national team Fidelis Ilechukwu has declared that the Dream Team is ready for the test of scaling the hurdle of Sudan ahead of today’s crucial second leg clash against the Sudanese U23 team.
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.

Stephen Odey: Nigeria U23 will overturn deficit against Sudan

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.
Abdalla Hamdok

Egypt wants Sudan off US terror list

Egypt’s foreign minister on Monday called for more support for neighboring Sudan’s new civilian-led government, including getting it off the U.S. list of countries sponsoring terrorism.

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.
Delta state government has announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic football qualifier between Nigeria and Sudan, billed Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba would be ticket free.

Nigeria vs Sudan: Delta government throws Stephen Keshi Stadium open

Delta state government has announced that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic football qualifier between Nigeria and Sudan, billed Tuesday, Sept. 10, at Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba would be ticket free.
South Sudan’s ex-vice president and former rebel leader Riek Machar arrives to Juba to meet South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, at the Juba International Airport in Juba, South Sudan, September 9, 2019.REUTERS-Samir Bol

South Sudan rebel leader in Juba in bid to salvage peace deal

South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader Riek Machar arrived in Juba on Monday for the first time in a year to meet his rival, President Salva Kiir, and try salvage a stalled peace agreement.

African Union lifts suspension of Sudan

The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan‘s membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian-led government after the removal of long-term President Omar al-Bashir.

U-23 AFCON: Eagles lose 1-0 to Sudan in Omdurman

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles lost 1-0 to Sudan in the first leg of their Africa U-23 Cup of Nations, final round, qualifying fixture at the Al Merreikh Stadium, Omdurman on Thursday night.
Ebube Duru

U23 AFCON: Eagles will not disappoint Nigerians against Sudan – Ebube Duru

Lobi Stars and national team defender Ebube Duru has stated that the Nigeria U23 national team will not let Nigerians down ahead of today’s crucial CAF U23 AFCON qualifying tie against their Sudanese counterpart in Khartoum.

Imama Amapakabo picks Azubuike Okechukwu, Stephen Odey, 16 others for Sudan tie

Head Coach Imama Amapakabo has picked team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, forwards Stephen Odey and Taiwo Awoniyi and 15 other players for Thursday’s U23 AFCON final-round qualifying, first leg battle against Sudan in Omdurman.
Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir is due to go on trial today for corruption allegations, which brought down his 30-year rule.

Sudan court charges ousted leader Omar al-Bashir with holding illegal foreign funds

A Sudanese court on Saturday charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir with illegal acquisition and use of foreign funds.

Imama Amapakabo: U-23 Eagles ready to face Sudan

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo says his boys are ready to face a tough Sudanese side in the 2019 U-23 AFCON qualifying fixtures – the final hurdles his charges must cross to secure a berth in the competition that will also serve as the African qualifiers for the men’s football event of 2020 Olympic Games.

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