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Manu Garba – Nigeria U17 coach

Manu Garba names Tijani, Ubani, Amoo, 18 others for U-17 World Cup

Golden Eaglets head coach Manu Garba has released his final 21-man squad for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
The Golden Eaglets scored four goals within 25 minutes of play and one more in the second half to ensure a 5-1 victory over Guatemala on Tuesday.

Korea coach tips Golden Eaglets for FIFA World Cup glory

South Korea U17 boss Kim Jung-soo has tipped Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets as one of the favourites to win this year’s FIFA U-17 World Cup which begins this month in Brazil.
The Golden Eaglets scored four goals within 25 minutes of play and one more in the second half to ensure a 5-1 victory over Guatemala on Tuesday.

Manu Garba to submit Eaglets World Cup final squad Wednesday

Federation of International Football (FIFA) will get the final team list of the Golden Eaglets on Wednesday ahead of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
Golden Eaglets depart Nigeria to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup, which takes place from October 26 to November 17. 1

U-17 World Cup: Golden Eaglets arrive in Brazil

Five-time champions Nigeria have landed in Brazil for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup finals holding from October 26 to November 17.
Golden Eaglets depart Nigeria to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup, which takes place from October 26 to November 17. 1

Golden Eaglets depart to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup

Golden Eaglets depart Nigeria to Brazil for FIFA U-17 World Cup, which takes place from October 26 to November 17.
U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo has been named Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit, Orji Okonkwo, Most Outstanding Player of the 2019 season.

U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo named Montreal Impact Player of the Season

U-23 Eagles forward Orji Okonkwo has been named Major League Soccer (MLS) outfit, Orji Okonkwo, Most Outstanding Player of the 2019 season.
Jose Mourinho has praised the work being done by Lille coach Christophe Galtier in developing young players including Nigeria international Victor Osimhen.

Lille: How we discovered Victor Osimhen

Osimhen joined Lille for €12m in August, but according to Campos, the 20-year-old had been on his radar since 2015, during the U-17 World Cup in Chile.
Mohammed Manga

Ex-Golden Eaglets winger passes on

Former Golden Eaglets winger Mohammed Manga is dead.

Kelechi Nwakali thanks Arsenal after SD Huesca switch

Nigeria midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has thanked English Premier League side, Arsenal despite leaving the club without making any first team appearances.
Former Golden Eaglets’ defensive stalwart, Halilu Lukman Zakari, has hinted about his desire to feature for the national U-23 team, otherwise known as the Olympic Eagles after he recently sealed a five-year contract with Real Betis.

Ex-Eaglets defender eyes Olympic Eagles after Real Betis move

Former Golden Eaglets’ defensive stalwart, Halilu Lukman Zakari, has hinted about his desire to feature for the national U-23 team, otherwise known as the Olympic Eagles after he recently sealed a five-year contract with Real Betis.
No Nigerian made the total list of 57 referees for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup which kicks off from 6 October to 17 November in Brazil.

No Fifa-badged Nigerian referee selected for U-17 World Cup

No Nigerian made the total list of 57 referees for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup which kicks off from 6 October to 17 November in Brazil.
Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Micheal has signed a new contract with Serie A giant, Bologna after the club announced.

Former Flying Eagles star signs new deal with Serie A club

Former Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Micheal has signed a new contract with Serie A giant, Bologna, after the club announced.
Former Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Michael has extended his contract with Serie A club, Bologna.

Former Flying Eagles midfielder extends Bologna contract till 2024

Former Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Michael has extended his contract with Serie A club, Bologna.
Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho set to replace collapsed Samuel Kalu in Super Eagles squad at the ongoing 32nd Africa Nations Cup in Egypt.

Super Eagles coach hailed for recalling Kelechi Iheanacho for Ukraine friendly

Ben Iroha, a former Nigeria left-wing-back has applauded Gernot Rohr for recalling Leicester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho to the Super Eagles, but chides the left-footed forward to grab the opportunity with both hands after missing the final cut for the AFCON 2019 finals in Egypt following a dip in form.
Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen can’t wait to fulfil one of his longstanding ambition of playing in the highly glamourous UEFA Champions League after completing a move to French Ligue 1 outfit, Lille

Gernot Rohr: Victor Osimhen is the only Super Eagle playing in Champions League

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has hailed the transfer of Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen to French club Lille from Belgian side Sporting Charleroi.
Taiwo Awoniyi

Nice lead chase to sign Taiwo Awoniyi on loan from Liverpool

Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi is set to join French Ligue 1 side, Nice on loan from Liverpool for the 2019/2020 campaign.

David Alaba: How refusal to pay bribe stopped me from playing for Nigeria

David Alaba, Bayern Munich star, has accused coaches of the Golden Eaglets of denying him the opportunity to join the Nigerian squad at the 2007 FIFA World Cup in South Korea because he refused to pay bribe.
Samuel Chukwueze

Samuel Chukwueze: Playing in England still my ambition after failed Arsenal link

Nigeria winger Samuel Chukwueze still harbours hopes of playing in the English Premier League after a potential move to Arsenal fall through in 2016.

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General Olonisakin tasks army on selfless service, professionalism

Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, Chief of Defence Staff, on Saturday tasked Nigerian Army to uphold the virtues of selfless service and professionalism to meet contemporary security challenges.
Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.

Ciro Immobile snatches Lazio draw as dramatic comeback denies Atalanta

Serie A leading scorer Ciro Immobile’s late brace of penalties helped Lazio wipe out a three-goal deficit in a thrilling 3-3 draw with Atalanta on Saturday.
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BMO: NDDC forensic audit, another anti-corruption masterstroke

President Muhammadu Buhari’s order for a forensic audit of the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 till date is another clear reflection of his total commitment to the fight against corruption, according to the Buhari Media Organisation.
Former IMF chief Christine Lagarde said President Donald Trump’s trade offensive against China could slash global economic growth and she critiqued his Twitter habits in an interview with US television program 60 Minutes.

Former IMF chief takes swipe at Donald Trump’s Twitter habits

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National Assembly pledges better funding for Nigerian Army

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Sen. Ali Ndume and the House of Representatives counterpart, Mr Abdulrazak Namdas, have promised to ensure adequate funding for the Nigerian Army in the 2020 budget.