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Nigeria;s striker, Victor Osimhen, has been sanctified fit and ready by medical doctors to play for Lille against Monaco on Saturday in the French Ligue 1 encounter.

CAF backs Victor Osimhen to shine in Africa for years to come

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has predicted that Super Eagles and Lille striker Victor Osimhen will be a star in African football for years to come.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: Most foreign-based players don’t respect local coaches

Heartland Football Club of Owerri head coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has disclosed that foreign-based players don’t give enough respect to the local coaches.
Nigeria’s Group B opponent Cote d’Ivoire have announced a star studded squad for the U-23 AFCON 2019 holding in Egypt this month.

U-23 AFCON: Cote d’Ivoire unveil squad for Olympic Eagles clash

Nigeria’s Group B opponent Cote d’Ivoire have announced a star studded squad for the U-23 AFCON 2019 holding in Egypt this month.
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Bright Enobakhare has reported for international duty in Abuja, ahead of the Nigeria U23s trip to Egypt for the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations.

U-23 AFCON: Wolves striker joins Olympic Eagles

Wolverhampton Wanderers striker, Bright Enobakhare, has reported for international duty in Abuja, ahead of the Nigeria U23s trip to Egypt for the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria’s U23s, the Olympic Eagles, were held to a 0-0 draw by Nigeria National League (NNL) club, Niger Tornadoes in a friendly game at the FIFA Goal Project training pitch, Abuja, on Tuesday morning,.

U23 AFCON: Niger Tornadoes hold Olympic Eagles in friendly

Nigeria’s U23s, the Olympic Eagles, were held to a 0-0 draw by Nigeria National League (NNL) club, Niger Tornadoes in a friendly game at the FIFA Goal Project training pitch, Abuja, on Tuesday morning.
Imama Amapakabo

Imama Amapakabo: Preparations for U-23 AFCON in top gear

Imama Amapakabo, Head Coach of the national under-23 male football team, on Friday assured that his team’s preparations for the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) were in top gear.
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.
Former Leicester City forward Ahmed Musa has hit back at critics of his move to Saudi Arabia outfit Al-Nassr following calls for him to be dropped from the national team of Nigeria, where he is the first vice captain.

Ahmed Musa reveals how he became Super Eagles captain

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has revealed that his success as a footballer is a result of hard work and dedication to the game.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr drafts Francis Uzoho, Chidozie Awaziem and two others to the U-23 Team

The Super Eagles trio, Francis Uzoho, Valentine Ozornwafor, Victor Oshimen alongside Chidozie Awaziem has been drafted to the U-23 Eagles camp.

U-23 AFCON: Imama Amapakabo calls up 33 players ahead Libya clash

Head Coach of the national U23 team, Imama Amapakabo, has invited 33 players to camp ahead of next month’s U-23 Africa Cup of Nations (U-23 AFCON) qualifying fixture against Libya.

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NAWOJ: Houses without decent toilet facilities encourage raping of females

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