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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.
The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Sanusi Mohammed, has commended the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria despite their defeat at the hands of Guinea via penalty shoot out which ended 10 -9 in favour of their opponents in the semi-final encounter.

NFF: Failure to win U-17 AFCON a challenge for World Cup success

FIFA U-17 World Cup bound Golden Eaglets have been told to see their failure to win the AFCON tournament as a challenge to work harder and win the World Cup in Brazil.
Cameroon’s national under-17 male football team on Thursday beat their Moroccan counterparts 2-1 to stay atop Group B at the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Dar es Salaam. 2

U17 AFCON: Cameroon beat Morocco to join Nigeria, Guinea defeat Senegal

Cameroon’s national under-17 male football team on Thursday beat their Moroccan counterparts 2-1 to stay atop Group B at the 2019 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Dar es Salaam.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba has heaped blame on MRI following the embarrassing outcome in the clash against the Serengeti boys of Tanzania producing 9 goals thriller.

U-17 AFCON: Zenith Bank charges Golden Eaglets to earn World Cup spot

Players of the U-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, competing in the ongoing African Nations Cup for this cadre, have been urged to go all out and secure a ticket for Nigeria in the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup finals billed to take place in Brazil later this year.
Mikel Obi on the ball during the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup match between Croatia v Nigeria on the 16th June 2018 at Kaliningrad Stadium,Russia PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Emmanuel Amuneke tips Eagles conquerors Croatia for World Cup glory

Former Africa footballer of the year and also a U-17 World Cup winner, Emmanuel Amuneke , who is currently working with the Russia 2018 FIFA Technical Study Group, has come out to describe Croatia as the surprise team of the tournament.

Official: Super Eagles may need President Buhari’s magical touch to excel in Russia

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Adesola Olusade, says the Super Eagles may need the “magical touch’’ of President Muhamadu Buhari to excel at the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

Kelechi Nwakali: I want to play for Arsenal

MVV Maastricht midfielder Kelechi Nwakali, who is on loan from Arsenal, says he is in no position to determine his future but would be waiting on Arsene Wenger to give him a chance when pre-season gets underway in the summer.

NPFL side Wikki Tourists adopt Jos as new home ground

Wikki Tourists have adopted Zaria Road Stadium Complex, Jos as their home ground for the 2018 Nigeria Professional Football League season.

Mali edges Ghana out of FIFA U-17 World Cup

Mali on Saturday held on to defeat Ghana by 2-1 to reach the semi-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

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NPFL Playoffs: Akwa United fades Lobi Stars title hope

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EU: 2,084 Nigerians entered Europe illegally in two years

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