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Uche Agbo

Nigeria midfielder Uche Agbo joins Deportivo on loan

Super Eagles star Uche Agbo has dropped down to the Spanish second-tier with Deportivo La Coruna after cutting short his loan spell at Portuguese club SC Braga.
The organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

LaLiga celebrates Rita Chikwelu after scoring first goal for Madrid Ladies

The organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Ministry/NFF working to meet FIFA’s conditions to host U-20 World Cup – minister’s aide

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development with the Nigerian Football Federation are in close contact with world football governing body, FIFA over Nigeria’s bid to host the U-20 Women World Cup.

Ladan Bosso challenges Nigerian league coaches to produce good goalkeepers for Super Eagles

President of Nigeria Football Coaches Association Ladan Bosso has in the wake of goalkeeping problems bedevilling Nigeria’s national teams, charged league clubs’ coaches to step up by producing good goalkeepers for the Super Eagles.

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.
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.
Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.

AAG: Flying Eagles have no reason to fail in Morocco – coach

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has told newsmen in a chat that he and his boys have no reason not to make Nigeria proud in the men’s football event of the 12th All Africa Games in Morocco given their good preparation and motivation the players feel.
Flying Eagles captain Ikouwem Utin insists the side have what it takes to beat Senegal in today’s Round of 16 encounter at the FIFA U20 World Cup in Poland.

Wahidi Akanni: Flying Eagles performance unimpressive

Ex-international Wahidi Akanni on Tuesday said that the performance of the U-20 Flying Eagles at the ongoing World Cup in Poland was not impressive.
Senegal made it two wins from two at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 with a victory against Colombia at the Lublin Stadium on Sunday, cementing a slot in the tournament's knockout stages.

U20WC: Senegal stay perfect in Group A

Senegal made it two wins from two at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 with a 2-0 victory against Colombia at the Lublin Stadium yesterday.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles produced a dominant performance to thrash Qatar 4-0 in their first Group D match at the U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.

U20 World Cup: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles thrash Qatar in Poland

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles produced a dominant performance to thrash Qatar 4-0 in their first Group D match at the U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.
Samuel Chukwueze

Barcelona line up Samuel Chukwueze as Phillipe Coutinho replacement

Spanish giants Barcelona are looking to sign Samuel Chukwueze from Villarreal as replacement for their underperforming Brazilian star Phillipe Coutinho.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi

Emmanuel Olisadebe: Super Eagles need Mikel Obi back for AFCON

Former Polish striker Emmanuel Olisadebe has backed captain Mikel Obi to reclaim his place in the Super Eagles squad ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Bournemouth ‎midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh has left the Flying Eagles camp in Germany for England for Sunday’s Premier league final round of matches.

Bournemouth midfielder leaves Flying Eagles camp ahead of last EPL match

Bournemouth ‎midfielder Nnamdi Ofoborh has left the Flying Eagles camp in Germany for England for Sunday’s Premier league final round of matches.
Nigeria U-20 team had to come from behind twice to pull a 3-3 draw with the U-23 team of German Bundesliga side Freiburg in their first warm up game in Germany.

Flying Eagles to face Saudi Arabia in friendly May 5

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles will take on Saudi Arabia in a friendly encounter on May 5 ahead of their participation at the 2019 U20 FIFA World Cup.
Samuel Chukwueze

Samuel Chukwueze yet to confirm availability for 2019 U-20 World Cup appearance

Samuel Chukwueze is yet to make a decision on whether or not to represent Nigeria at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland this May.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles to leave for Germany

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Flying Eagles will today depart for Germany for the final part of their preparations for the FIFA U-20 World Cup slated for Poland from May 23 to June 15.

Mikel Obi: How naughty I was at Chelsea under Jose Mourinho

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has admitted he used to be a naughty chap during his early days at Chelsea under the tutelage of Jose Mourinho.

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Michael Jordan pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan mourned the death of Kobe Bryant on Sunday, saying the Los Angeles Lakers icon was “like a little brother” to him.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

EFCC arraigns Senator Shehu Sani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned a former Nigerian senator, Shehu Sani.
Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has laughed off reports of a bust-up with manager Jose Mourinho.

Tanguy Ndombele laughs off reports of rift with Jose Mourinho

The club-record signing has only featured sporadically under Mourinho due to a series of injury issues, with his manager making little attempt to hide his frustration.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has successfully destroyed a bandits’ logistics base at Ajia in Birnin Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara.

Nigerian Airforce destroys ISWAPs’ staging area at Gashigar in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) staging area at Gashigar in Borno, and neutralised several of the insurgents.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.

Nipsey Hussle wins two posthumous Grammys

The late rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday won two posthumous Grammys, on a night when his life was celebrated in a moving musical tribute led by singer John Legend.